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Factors That Affect the Handling of a Deck - Part 1

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Factors That Affect the Handling of a Deck - Part 1

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGamePart 1: Bicycle Playing CardsEntering the world of playing cards can be a confusing business. When you speak with anyone who is already immersed in this world, or even if you read the small print on a Kickstarter project, you will find mention of things like "Bee Casino Stock", "Magic Finish", or "Traditional Cut". What on earth are they talking about? Then there are the common phrases you'll find on typical decks from big name publisher USPCC, like "Air-Cushion finish" (Bicycle decks), "Linoid finish" (Tally Ho decks), or "Cambric finish" (Bee decks). The mystery deepens! And what...

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September Top 5 Best Selling Decks

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September Top 5 Best Selling Decks

Only 1 deck maintained their top 5 status from last month. These are all great decks, which one do you like best? 5. Red Super Gaff Bicycle Playing Cards - The blue version of this deck is now completely sold out, but you still have a chance to pick up a copy of the red. 4. Ghost White Bicycle Playing Cards Deck - An older release from ellusionist that still continues to sell very well. 3. House Blend Bicycle Playing Cards - A newer popular deck that sold very well during a recent promotion. 2. Cherry Casino Reno Red Playing Cards USPCC - The most popular new deck...

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The Bicycle Brand: Is it Really Worth the Money to Get a Bicycle Deck?

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The Bicycle Brand: Is it Really Worth the Money to Get a Bicycle Deck?

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame A common question from many people new to the world of custom playing cards is about the Bicycle® brand of playing cards. It is a very recognizable and familiar brand. But they tend to cost a little more than a cheap deck at the corner shop or department store. Is it really worth spending the extra money to get something with the Bicycle brand, and are they really better? And what about a custom deck of playing cards - is the name Bicycle on the cover any indication or guarantee of quality? A Short History of...

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August Top 5 Playing Cards Sold

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August Top 5 Playing Cards Sold

Blue Monarchs and the White Regalias maintained their #1 & #2 spot. The other decks on last months list were edged out by one of our clearance sale items, a brand new release and one of favorite newer releases that has been getting a lot of love recently. 5. Honeybee Elite Playing Cards USPCC - Blue & Red - As soon as I received this deck and handled them I predicted it would would be a top seller, especially at the low price point. A great workers deck with a full bleed back. 4. Strigiformes Owl Bicycle Playing Cards - One of the best...

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July Top 5 Playing Cards Sold & New B-Day Special

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July Top 5 Playing Cards Sold & New B-Day Special

Surprisingly only one of the decks on this months list is a newer release. Here are our top 5 best sellers in July: 5. Marked Maiden Back Bicycle Playing Cards - Blue & Red - Maybe the easiest to read marked deck ever made and also handles incredibly well. 4. Super Gaff Bicycle Playing Cards - Blue & Red - A great selection of gaff cards that magicians of all skill levels can use. 3. Memento Mori Playing Cards USPCC - Original & Blue - A minimalist cardistry or workers deck created by the popular influencer Chris Ramsay. 2. Regalia White Gold Luxury Playing Cards Cartamundi - A...

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