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What is Cardistry?

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What is Cardistry?

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame  Many of the uses of a deck of cards are well known to everyone. After all, playing cards have been used for centuries in order to play card games, and perform card magic. But what exactly is this new kid on the block, that goes under the name "cardistry", is wearing out many an old deck, and is having brand new decks designed especially for its use? To whet your appetite, if you really do not know anything about cardistry at all, I would suggest that you start by checking out the following four-minute video clip....

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11 Reasons Why So Many Custom Playing Card Decks Are Being Produced

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11 Reasons Why So Many Custom Playing Card Decks Are Being Produced

Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Rarely a day goes by without news about another deck of playing cards. More decks, more designs - will it ever end? Yet the market seems to be supporting the constant arrival of more custom playing cards. And so designers keep creating new decks, and consumers keep buying them. There is no doubt that we are living in an unparalleled age, where we are spoiled with an incredible richness and range of beautiful playing cards!But what are some of the factors that have contributed to the rapid growth of the custom playing card market? What...

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13 Alternative Uses for Playing Cards

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13 Alternative Uses for Playing Cards

Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame There are all kinds of reasons why people collect playing cards, and it can even be a hobby in itself. And why not? People collect all kinds of things, so why not playing cards! Especially given the wonderful and creative designs of the high quality custom decks that are being produced in recent years, they do make the perfect collector's item. But maybe you've got a growing collection of custom playing cards, and you're wondering what else you can do with all those playing cards. Or perhaps you've worn out a deck, and it no...

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