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20th Century Transformation Playing Cards

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20th Century Transformation Playing Cards

Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Transformation decks consist of unique playing cards where the pips have been creatively incorporated into a larger artistic image. After first appearing throughout the 1800s, they faded into obscurity for most of the 1900s. But there was some resurgence of interest in transformation playing cards at the end of the 20th century, especially around the 1990s and early 2000s. This period saw the creation of several landmark transformation decks which are still highly regarded today. Evident in some of the transformation decks from this era is a greater flexibility used in the placement and style...

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Top 5 June Sellers & Unadvertised Special

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Top 5 June Sellers & Unadvertised Special

What a great month for new decks in June, lots of stellar releases. Here are the items that cracked the top 5. 5. 1 Dozen Clear Plastic Boxes for Regular Sized Playing Cards in Tuck Case - An economical way to store and transport your decks. 4. Marked Maiden Back Bicycle Playing Cards - Blue & Red - An easy to read marked deck that includes 2 instructional videos to start using it right away. 3. Carat X1 Card Case - The best way to store and display your most valuable decks. A hard item to keep in stock so we have a large...

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The Creative Genius of Transformation Playing Cards

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The Creative Genius of Transformation Playing Cards

Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Concept Transformation decks have been a popular novelty for almost as long as playing cards have existed. You don't know what a transformation deck is? It is a unique deck of playing cards where the pips have been incorporated into a larger artistic image. Typically these pips use their traditional location on the card and their traditional red/black colours. Decks where the pips aren't in the expected position/colours are sometimes referred to as semi-transformation decks. To illustrate: the pips on a Five of Hearts might have facial features added to them, and so be transformed...

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Take a Look at Our Playing Card Deck Shelves with Inside the Casino!

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Take a Look at Our Playing Card Deck Shelves with Inside the Casino!

  John Nielsen from Inside the Casino recently visited PlayingcardDecks.com with his family.  We were happy to talk with him and let him browse our card deck stacks.  Watch the video above to take a peek at our endless shelves of playing card decks as well as listen in while we discussed the following: Popularity of Bicycle Playing Card Decks Our most popular card deck at the moment Will’s favorite card decks currently on sale We also took a look at not only some of our newest decks on sale, but at our 3 current prototype decks.  And don't forget...

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Introducing Some Talented Playing Card Designers and Their Work

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Introducing Some Talented Playing Card Designers and Their Work

Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Everyone needs to own at least one good deck of cards. After all, there will be a moment in everyone's life where friends or family request to play a card game, right? And if you are going to own a deck of cards, you might as well get something pretty! There are some amazing decks out there that are perfectly functional to play with, while being stunning to look at the same time. They give you something to admire during moments of down-time when playing a card game, and for many people this aesthetic...

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