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14 August

MOIRAI Playing Cards. Your destiny is written and says you will have it in your collection

Feared and respected by Zeus himself, the three Fates (Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos) are represented in many different ways in Greek mythology and also called by other names in several classic mythologies. These deities who embody the Destiny have served as inspiration for MOIRAI Playing Cards.     The creation for this deck arises as a collaboration between two good friends sharing ideas around a lunch. Designed by Steward West (Fanangled) and illustrated by Bob Case, the awesome drawings make use of a great symbolic…

14 November

OLYMPUS Playing Cards. Greek Mithology with a cartoon twist

Mythology has been an endless source of inspiration for creators of traditional and contemporary cards. A wide variety of designs have been proposed depicting all mythologies of all cultures. Among them, one of the most popular is the Greek one, and this is the inspiration of the new OLYMPUS deck.     This deck has been one of those with an undeserved bad luck. This is the third time its creator, Tom Anderle, a math teacher and graphic designer, tries…

03 September

MYTHICAL Playing Cards. The legendary gods and goddesses will be with you in this deck

I have always been interested in mythology and, you know, I am a card lover… So, each time a new deck with mythological inspiration is released, I feel special interest about it. This time, the deck has made created by Jumperound, a young group of young talents, established in Ukraine and who share my interest in mythology: MYTHICAL playing cards.     Mythical is completely different from what we have seen till now in mythology inspired decks. Not so much for the…

25 October

Gods of Mythology Bicycle deck. Gods and godesses wait for printing

  Some months ago I was talking about a Mythological deck created by Marci Brinker. Unfortunately the project didn’t get the funds enough to be printed but Mike Guistolise appreciated the creative talent on this cards and agreed with the creator to print the deck under his new own brand on Collectable playing cards. This way, the Bicycle Gods of Mythology deck has been relaunched with a much lower funding goal. In this deck, the artist have featured characters from four…

19 July

Gods of Mythology Bicycle deck. Thor and Isis dance together while Apollo plays the lyre

  My readers know that I like to talk about dreams, and most of the dreams I talk about have the same end, a great deck of cards. Working as a designer and illustrator, and drawing for as long as she can remember, Marci Brinker wanted to make something special, creative, different and, among all, her own project. The intricate details of the cards she remembered since she was a child carried her to the idea of designing a deck…