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A Personal Tour with Some Playing Card Collectors and Creators

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A Personal Tour with Some Playing Card Collectors and Creators

Your chance to view the main events from 52 Plus Joker's annual convention (Part 3) by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameThe biggest club in the world for playing card collectors is 52 Plus Joker. While it started off as American based, it has since broadened its reach and gone global, attracting playing card collectors from around the world.The club holds an annual convention for members, but the arrival of COVID put an end to that in 2020. But 52 Plus Joker was not about to let that entirely kill their plans for spreading the love for playing cards. So instead of completely cancelling the...

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Interview with Antique Playing Card Collector Kevan Seaney (The Congress Guy)

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Interview with Antique Playing Card Collector Kevan Seaney (The Congress Guy)

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame What should we consider as "rare" playing cards? What determines if a deck of playing cards is a "rare" deck? The term is often used quite flippantly and casually by collectors. For example, with a quick online search, it didn't take me long to find several lists of "most rare playing cards". Most of these lists simply have modern decks that fetch high prices or are hard to get hold of because of high demand.But are those the factors that make a deck rare, and are we even using the term correctly? What factors exactly determine...

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Popular Non-Builder Solitaire Card Games

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Popular Non-Builder Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Despite the fact that the world of solitaire card games features a rich diversity of different types of games, most people are only familiar with the classic Klondike, and similar games of its kind like Spider, and FreeCell. Consider yourself more experienced with solitaire than most if you've ever played games like Baker's Dozen, Beleaguered Castle, Canfield, Fan Games, Yukon, or Forty Thieves. But all of these games - and the many related ones that belong to their families - have one thing in common: they share the same basic formula for game-play, since they are all examples of builder games.Builder games represent the largest slice...

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5 Casual Games Perfect for the Holidays

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5 Casual Games Perfect for the Holidays

By Neal Taparia Tis' the season for social gatherings. Christmas is just around the corner, and you’ll have time to relax and enjoy yourself. Games are a great way to fill that void, especially when you're a guest in someone else's home, visiting relatives, or just stuck at home because of the weather.  It's the perfect time to play some casual games and unwind. That's why we've put together this list of the best casual games you can play this holiday season. 1. Solitaire  Image Source: SolitaireBliss Spend this holiday season playing your favorite Solitaire games. Solitaire Bliss takes classic Solitaire...

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Bicycle Goes Digital By Launching their NFT Collection of Playing Cards

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Bicycle Goes Digital By Launching their NFT Collection of Playing Cards

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame The United States Playing Card Company (USPCC), makers of the famous Bicycle brand of playing cards, is a playing card manufacturer with an illustrious history going all the way back to the late 1800s. But in many ways they're also at the forefront of innovation, and very much at the forefront of innovation in playing cards. So it's no surprise that they have been one of the first in the playing card industry to jump into the 21st century by offering NFTs in combination with their playing cards. To celebrate the launch of Bicycle's first-ever NFT...

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