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20 March
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EQUALITY and JUSTICE Playing Cards. The decks looking for the path to freedom

The representation of Iustitia, the Roman goddess heiress of the Greek Dice, has traditionally been linked to a woman holding a scale in one hand to symbolize the balance between truth and justice and a sword in the other hand to show the strength of its application. From the 15th century, a blindfold was added to the iconography to indicate that the justice must be impartial. With this inspiration, the artist John Cho and Passione Cards Team have created the EQUALITY…

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12 March
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TANK MASTERS Playing Cards. The armored deck of the World War II

Wars are the ultimate demonstration of human’s inability to solve a problem in a civilized manner but have also forged our history and unfortunately remain, for many citizens of the world, a frightening reality they live every day. We must not lose the opportunity to remember the horrors of war to prevent its recurrence. . Max (Max Playing Cards) The latest of the “big” wars, World War II, has been the inspiration for the talented Ukrainian artist, Sviatoslav Pashchuk (Agitcom) to create…

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08 March
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THE WONDERLAND and LOOKING GLASS Playing Cards. Classical illustrations from a classic of literature

After successfully producing his Halloween deck, the imaginative creator Stephen W. Brandt (Swabbed Decks) has decided to launch a project inspired by one of the most popular classics: THE WONDERLAND and LOOKING GLASS. This project stems from Stephen’s admiration for the illustrations of Lewis Carrol‘s classic books made by the well-known British cartoonist John Tenniel. Specifically, these two decks are based on two of these works: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass”, made in the mid-nineteenth century….

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07 March
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ARISTO STEAMPUNK Playing Cards . A mechanical and retro-futuristic deck

The fusion between the retro aesthetic of the Victorian era and science fiction technology based on steam energy resulted in the literary genre of steampunk that has served as inspiration for many playing card designs. Today I bring you a new deck full of fantasy inspired by this movement: ARISTO STEAMPUNK. The first thing that stands out the observation of these cards is the careful setting and the detailed illustrations that decorate it. Taking as a reference the machinery and…

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26 February
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CROWN JEWELS SAPPHIRE Playing cards . The most precious blue beauty

Precious stones have traditionally been associated with magical properties and are also part of many tales and legends. SVI Group produces decks full of historical inspiration and adventure and this time they offer us the first of a series of decks called Crown Jewels inspired by the gems: SAPPHIRE ROYAL BLUE. The campaign offers two different decks that share illustrations on faces with different color schemes and backs. The court cards have been completely customized based on the traditional scheme…

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23 February
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IMPRESSIONS RISING SUN and AOZORA Playing Cards. Inspired by the colors of Japanese culture

Some years ago, Make Playing Cards became an absolute reference in the cards manufacturing thanks to a hard creation work in which new technologies and a differentiating service have marked important milestones. Among all their creations, the Impressions Series stands out, and two new editions arrive now: IMPRESSIONS RISING SUN and AOZORA.     These new editions make use of the already popular high gloss technology used by MPC that gives the cards an incredible bright embossing. Inspired by the traditional…

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15 February
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BICYCLE FARO Playing Cards. A novelty without indexes for your magic routines and card games

Faro is a gambling game that became very popular in late 17th century due to its speed and easy-to-learn rules. Will Roya (PlayingCardsDecks.com) wanted to create a revised version of the Faro deck teaming up with Azured Ox to create a mix between the original essence and the most popular modern deck: BICYCLE FARO. Although at first glance it may look like a standard Bicycle Rider Back deck, the cards inside reveal some interesting mysteries. What is most striking is the lack…

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07 February
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PLAYING ARTS ZERO cards. The “augmented” talent of 55 artists

In 2012, Creative Cards project brought together artists from around the globe to create a unique deck. That was the seed of the online platform Digital Abstracts that has gone on creating new editions of the Playing Arts series (One, Two, Three and Special) with an overwhelming success. Now, they have just launched a new very special campaign: PLAYING ARTS ZERO. With the ZERO edition, Playing Arts recovers the original designs of the very first and completely sold out deck. In…

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04 February
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BLACK WIDOW Playing Cards: An elegant and dangerous reality

Four years ago, Justin Froyd and J.Gonzo (Jamm Pakd Cards) launched their campaign to fund the Black Widow deck. Although they did not have luck that time, the great magic and playing cards wholesaler, Murphy’s Magic, showed interest in the deck and it has become a reality: BLACK WIDOW. Inspired by the black widow spider, one of the most dangerous creatures in the world (but only for her husband), the deck has been conceived for magic and cardistry. Some changes…

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02 February
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NOC-turn Playing cards by Di Fatta. Inspired by the beauty of nighttime darkness

In 2012, magician Alex Pandrea launched a simple idea into the market that became something completely revolutionary: the NOC deck. With completely standard faces and solid colored backs, the NOC deck burst into the market and quickly became an essential item in the pocket of any magician or cardist. Since then, dozens of different colors and editions have been released both by the original creator and by different companies that wanted to print their personal stamp on an already legendary…