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The Legendary Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards

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The Legendary Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards Almost every hobby that involves collecting has a holy grail which every collector dreams of finding and owning in their personal collection. For some playing card collectors, the grail of collecting would be a sealed deck of original Jerry's Nugget Playing Cards in pristine condition. If you've spent some time in the world of playing cards, you'll almost certainly have heard of this famous deck, because name-dropping the famous "Jerry's Nuggets" often happens in discussion forums about cards. Owning an original deck of these is often mentioned as a badge of honour...

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The Three Most Played Solitaire Card Games in the World

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The Three Most Played Solitaire Card Games in the World

Which Games Are They? Solitaire card games played with a traditional deck of playing cards have existed for decades, going back as far as the 19th century. But there's no doubt that the arrival of the personal computer into office spaces and homes has had an enormous impact in introducing these classic games of patience to the masses, and in popularizing them.Arguably the single biggest reason for this is Microsoft. Microsoft first began packaging a simple version of Klondike Solitaire with their operating systems with Windows 3.0, which was the third major release of Microsoft Windows, and came out in...

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What You Should Know About Solitaire Card Games

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What You Should Know About Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameI love games. And I love playing cards. So it won't come as a surprise that I also love playing traditional card games. These can be a great way to spend time with family and friends, in a relaxed and casual setting. Especially if you own a custom deck of playing cards, it be wonderful way to enjoy the artwork and graphic design of a lovely deck at the same time.But what if nobody else is around, or when you're looking to kill some time when you're on your own? That's where solitaire card games come to...

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Designer Spotlight: Alex Chin

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Designer Spotlight: Alex Chin

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameIn previous articles we've taken a look at some well-known brands and well-known playing card manufacturers. But what about designers? One of the very best of the best is Alex Chin. In this article we'll get acquainted with some of the beautiful decks of playing cards that have been created by this award winning designer. Who is Alex Chin? Alex Chin's name is well known in playing card circles. Already back in 2011 he established Seasons Playing Cards, which is his global lifestyle brand dedicated to the art of card collecting. He has received a wide range of...

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Designer Spotlight: Randy Butterfield

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Designer Spotlight: Randy Butterfield

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameIn the world of playing cards, there are many well-known brands and publishers. But there's also a number of well-known designers, many of whom have published their playing cards with multiple playing card manufacturers and under different labels. Arguably one of the most prolific is Randy Butterfield. So let's find out more about Randy and take a look at some of his work! Who is Randy Butterfield? Randy Butterfield might not be a name you've heard before. But if you enjoy playing cards, you have almost certainly come across his work. Randy has designed over 40 different...

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