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Award-winning Decks of the Year: A Collection of Greatest Playing Card Hits

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Award-winning Decks of the Year: A Collection of Greatest Playing Card Hits

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameAwards are always controversial. Whenever they are handed out, they generate public debate about whether the right decision was made, and whether the winners really were the best.But if you want to get a snapshot view of some of the best output, looking at a list of award winners is an excellent way to get an overview of the cream of the crop. One of my other hobbies is board games, and annual awards like the Spiel des Jahres award and the Golden Geek award are genuinely helpful tools that point out some of the very best...

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A New Factory and a New Benchmark from LPCC and EPCC

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A New Factory and a New Benchmark from LPCC and EPCC

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameTimes are changing, and that's also true for the playing card industry. The vast majority of custom playing cards in North America are sill produced by USPCC, and they remain the default choice for a lot of creators. But in recent years we've seen a lot of playing card designers switch to other printers like Cartamundi for production of their playing cards. But before Cartamundi arrived on the scene, some smaller players were already using a factory in Taiwan to provide creators with a viable alternative to USPCC. Leading the charge in producing high quality playing cards...

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Interview with Collector, Creator & Consultant Max (Max Playing Cards)

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Interview with Collector, Creator & Consultant Max (Max Playing Cards)

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame What is Max Playing Cards? The playing card community is a large one. Besides the consumers, like collectors, cardists, magicians, and card gamers, there are creators, artists, and retailers. And there are whole communities where people share their passion for playing cards, and talk about their favourite decks.But how do we find out information about the latest and greatest decks to hit the market? You can follow all the newest projects on Kickstarter, or visit forums frequented by other collectors. But there are also dedicated writers that produce a stream of articles with reliable and helpful...

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Setting Up a Virtual Card Room

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Setting Up a Virtual Card Room

by Brandi Marcene Have you ever thought of being a part of a virtual card room with friends? Well, if you have, you're definitely on the right track as there are many ways you can lay different card games virtually and create a virtual card room. In this time of social distancing, it's hard to catch up with all your card games with friends, especially poker. But with the help of different video chatting forums and other online game platforms, you can now play any card game virtually in an exact card room setting.   But how and where you can set up your virtual card room? Read further down, and find out everything you need to know about virtual card rooms.  Where to Set Up a Virtual Card Room  In...

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10 More Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

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10 More Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameMost solitaire card games with a standard deck of playing cards classify as "builder" games. It's a popular archetype, and means that in these games players are trying to arrange all the cards in ascending order from Ace through to King, for each of the four separate suits. The three most popular solitaire games in the world - Klondike, Spider, and FreeCell - and the many games closely related to them, all belong in this category. Besides these three, there are a number of other popular builder games, each of which represents its own family of games: Baker's Dozen, Canfield,...

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