"All-In" Playing Card Blog - News, Contests, Articles & More!

How Well Do You Know Your Playing Cards?

Posted by EndersGame Reviewer on

How Well Do You Know Your Playing Cards?

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame The Amazing Colour Changing Card Trick To start off, I need you to do a quick exercise. Don't worry, it's not difficult, and I promise you're going to love this. I want you to watch this short video clip called the "Colour Changing Card Trick" which starts with a blue-backed deck of playing cards. Some of my readers have experience with card magic, but even if you catch the moves or know how this works, I think you'll enjoy this a lot: So did you catch the moves? Or were you completely fooled, and did the...

Read more →


Interview on Playing Cards with Collector & Magician Steve Brooks (The Magic Cafe)

Posted by EndersGame Reviewer on

Interview on Playing Cards with Collector & Magician Steve Brooks (The Magic Cafe)

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Who is Steve Brooks? Steve Brooks can best be described as a man who wears many hats, and has a wide range of interests. He makes his living from various sources, including the running of The Magic Cafe, which is arguably the most well-known and highly populated forum for magicians on the internet. Besides that, he's active as a magician performing private shows and restaurant magic, and doing graphic art design work for various projects including the designing of playing cards. He's previously also been involved in creating and publishing his own magic effects, and producing, directing...

Read more →


Favorite Solitaire Card Games: Pyramid & Golf

Posted by EndersGame Reviewer on

Favorite Solitaire Card Games: Pyramid & Golf

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGamePlaying solitaire with a traditional deck of playing cards is a pastime that goes back a couple of hundred years. But the birth of the personal computer injected new life into these classic games, and the digital revolution has helped bring solitaire card games to a whole new audience. Chiefly responsible for this development is software giant Microsoft, who began including versions of solitaire along with their Windows operating system in the early 1990s, much to the relief of bored office-workers around the world.But not all solitaire card games are created equal. To begin with, this is a very...

Read more →


The Best iPad and iPhone Apps for Playing Solitaire

Posted by EndersGame Reviewer on

The Best iPad and iPhone Apps for Playing Solitaire

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameIn a previous article I covered some of the benefits of playing a digital versions of solitaire. But of the many apps that are out there for playing digital solitaire, which ones are the best, particularly if you have an iPad or iPhone? That's what I'll be focusing on in this article. But don't stop reading if you only have an Android device, because the majority of these apps also have a corresponding app for Android. So if there's an app here that sounds appealing to you, you only have to click the link provided to the developer's page,...

Read more →


I'm New To Collecting Playing Cards, So Where Should I Start?

Posted by EndersGame Reviewer on

I'm New To Collecting Playing Cards, So Where Should I Start?

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions: An Essential Guide for Newbies Welcome to the hobby of collecting playing cards! Welcome to the wonderful hobby of collecting playing cards! There will be many old-timers who are reading this, and who have already been collecting playing cards for years. Associations and clubs devoted to collectors of playing cards have existed for decades. But there's also an increasing number of people discovering this rewarding hobby for the first time, and just starting out with collecting.So there are tons of decks to choose from, and it's easy to buy them. Collecting playing cards is a...

Read more →