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05 October

Brimstone Bicycle decks. A re-released and improved classic

  It is possible this design seems familiar to you, and you’re right. This deck has an interesting history. The Brimstone deck was one of the first decks funded through Kickstarter. Produced over three years ago by Circle City Cards, Brimstone represents the beginnings of cards and crowdfunding (some nostalgic moments many of us miss a lot). This deck was part of a series that abruptly ended with the second deck, Quicksilver, a campaign that, despite his succes, damaged the…

06 September

Still don’t know CARDLAUNCHER? I can’t believe!

  Just a few days ago, CardLauncher, the new Playing Cards crowdfunding platform, was launched. Cardlauncher has been founded by Mike Ratledge and a group of people “Passionate about playing cards” in order to give the creators a new alternative to produce their decks and the community a new crowdfunding place specialized in Playing Cards. I talked about CL in detail some weeks ago. For the grand opening, a great marketing strategy, many giveaways and four fantastic campaigns have been offered…

10 September

Quicksilver deck. An overwhelming success

A few days ago I had the opportunity to interview Russell Kercheval, the creator, among others, the new Quicksilver deck . The project, released through Kickstarter, achieved the minimum funding (USD10,000) in less than 11 hours. With 9 days still left to finish the campaign,  it has nearly quadrupled the minimum amount needed. For that reason, Russell has included many extras that will make this deck something spectacular (custom seal, silver foil on tuck, embossed tuck box and custom brick…

19 August

Russell Kercheval and Circle City cards: the interview and his new deck Quicksilver

It was born on 2011 and has become one of the most popular playing cards company in the world. Under the funny slogan “no bullshit, just cool cards”,  Circle City Cards is proud to offer fantastic cards with fantastic designs. Some nice decks have been building a really interesting catalog formed, for the moment, by four different decks: Brimstone, Revision 1, Americana and Hornet. It was funded by Russell Kercheval and Adam Clarkson, both designers of the company custom decks….