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14 February
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ROCK & ROLL BICYCLE Playing Cards. A deck with a lot of rhythm

Will Roya (PlayingCardsDecks.com) has already become one of the most prolific entrepreneurs in the own playing cards production. Joint to his series of  vintage decks reproductions, he also collaborates with artists from around the world to offer a wide  catalog of design playing cards. Although he usually uses crowdfunding for his projects, this time he has just made a direct launch through his website: BICYCLE ROCK&ROLL. In a completely customized deck, Juniardi Satyanagara designs include musicians of different styles (metal, punk,…

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13 February
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VINTAGE CHICKEN NUGGETS decks. Old and glutton playing cards

Among the decks from Las Vegas casinos, the 1970’s Jerry’s Nugget decks stand out for their history and the interest many collectors and fans have shown over the past few years. The paper and varnish used to make these decks have caused, after several decades, what was a simple casino souvenir, has become an absolutely exclusive item with a price of several hundred dollars.     This popularity led Hanson Chien Production Co. to launch in 2012 a fun parody…

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11 February
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LUNAR AND ZODIAC: YEAR OF THE OX Playing Cards. The third deck of the Chinese zodiacal series

Despite the difficulties they have unfairly faced in their previous campaign, Nomads Playing Cards guys  are determined to continue offering their beautiful series of Zodiac decks to their backers. Thus, they have released the third deck: LUNAR AND ZODIAC: YEAR OF THE OX. This series takes as reference the relationship between the nomads of Xiongnu in ancient Mongolia and the well-known Chinese lunar calendar represented by 12 animals. In this calendar each animal is related to the lunar year of…

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07 February
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CLOCKWORK QUACKINGTON Playing Cards. God Save the Ducky!

Stephen W. Brandt (Swabbed Decks) began in early 2019 his original series of Clockwork decks in which high doses of imagination went through the mechanism of a clock to create very animated cards. Now the talented illustrator presents the funniest of his creations so far: CLOCKWORK: QUACKINGTON.     If the previous decks produced under his seal fig. 23 were inspired by the city of New York and the Art-Nouveau from Paris, this edition takes its references from London, picking up…

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01 February
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STORIES Playing Cards. The true duality of fairy tales

Continuing with the Artists Series to produce cool decks in collaboration with different talented creators, David Goldklang (Vanda Cards) launched a couple months ago another successful project: STORIES. Illustrated by the Serbian Srdjan Vidakovic (Widakk), already a regular designer of Vanda decks, these cards explore the duality of those who inhabit the most traditional fairy tales. The original vision of the artist strips the soul of the characters that decorate the court cards with quotes that demonstrate that curious dichotomy sometimes invisible…

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31 January
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BICYCLE ROYALE Playing Cards. The bloody fight for a golden throne

The Signature Collection by Elite Playing Cards has always been made up of finely designed decks in which the details and elegance have set the standards for really striking finishes. A new member of this series has just been launched: ROYALE. Inspired by the bloody battles of four families for the royal throne, the story is full of passion, power and blood. If there are two colors more linked to these terms are red and gold, and these are the…

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30 January
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CENTURIO Playing Cards. Join this select centurion decks club

After the success of the PLANETS series in which a total of 17 decks were printed, David Goldklang (Vanda Cards) embarks on a new epic adventure: CENTURIO. CENTURIO, dedicated to ancient Rome, is the first deck of a new series of ten dedicated to ancient civilizations designed by Russian artist Victor Kevruh. This establishes a new collaboration between David and a talented illustrator in the Artists Series in which other important creators have already participated. Victor’s style is very interesting. Specialized…

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25 January
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TRIORA Playing Cards. The story of a bloody witch hunt

Following the success of his first project, Enuma, Claude Davi (Nemesis Factory) launches his second campaign: TRIORA. Triora is a charming Italian village with less than 500 inhabitants, due to a strong depopulation after its destruction in World War II. In the 16th century it was the scene of a bloody story. Scourged by the plague and a terrible famine, which today is sensed was caused by the landowners of the time, the inhabitants of the region, unable to find…

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24 January
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BICYCLE DISTILLED COPPER Playing Cards. Start up the still!

The Well Suited Playing Card Company is a young company whose goal is to produce high quality decks of collectable playing cards. They just launched their first deck: BICYCLE DISTILLED COPPER. This deck is actually the first in a series of three dedicated to distilled beverages. Inspired by the ancient art of producing distilled liquor, the decks will have a common design in the tuck cases.     This first deck stands out for its tuck case made of shiny…

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14 January
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SOVEREIGN Playing Cards. Elegance that measures up to the European royalty

After the resounding success of Luminosity, Jody Eklund (Black Ink Playing Cards) shows his great versatility as a designer in his new campaign: SOVEREIGN. Classically inspired, these decks combine a refined design style full of details and profusely decorated with casual, colorful and emotion-filled illustrations. Two editions have been created with a change of color, blue and red, in the tuck case and the back.     The tuck cases are works of art with gold foil and embossing in an…