Our reviews and reflections on creative playing card and Kickstarter projects from around the web
Spider Solitaire is a free web site offering new versions of the classic solitaire card game
Tesseract Mobile’s new Solitaire card games for Android devices features dynamic playing cards that change style...
Divine Art Playing Cards by Sunish Chabba & Guru Playing Card Company, 2016.
Whimsical Playing Cards by Turkish designer & illustrator Oksal Yesilok, 2016.
Medieval View of Gambling in the ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ by Jheronimus Bosch
Sunish Chabba is working on an initiative to revive traditional Ganjifa, the card game most popular 17th Century India.
‘Dogs’ playing cards showcases 52 canine portraits in four suits as authors, artists, musicians and film stars, illustrated by Chet Phillips, 2016
“Four Point” playing cards, a labour of love designed and illustrated by Ben Vierck, 2014
Are you a fan of the undead? Vampires and zombies that have risen from the grave? Then this is a deck for you; the creatures featured on this pack are part-zombie and part-vampire. As Gerad Taylor, the creator of this deck, likes to call them "Zompires".
The Hoyle® Official Card Games Collection 2015 includes plenty of favourites, and also includes the official rules for the games as well as tips and strategies, allowing you to easily try out and learn new games.
We're excited to announce that Ken Lodge, one of the foremost experts on the standard English pattern, is relocating his blog to the World of Playing Cards. From now onwards you will be able to enjoy Ken's insights and opinions here from Ken's new blog page.
GoFishFriday is a unique deck of playing cards designed and created in an offbeat and quirky horror-punk style by Catch Phrase Dan
Interview with Tom and Judy Dawson from 52 Plus Joker. Chatting about the history of playing cards, uses of cards and collecting.
Mantecore playing cards, named as a tribute to magicians Siegfried and Roy's famous tiger, 2015.
A gorgeous deck of cards featuring the dragon art of Kerem Beyit and printed by the United States Playing Card Company.
The first-ever officially licensed Firefly Playing Cards. A tribute to the Firefly TV series, featuring iconic symbols and images from the Firefly universe.
Card Crawl is a Dungeon Crawler build around a modified deck of standard cards. The basic idea of the game is to clear the Dungeon (a fixed deck of 54 cards) without dying and as much gold as possible. The gameplay evolves around managing your limited inventory and health, by using equipment and special cards. Monsters and equipment cards are fixed, but each play trough you can use 5 special ability cards that can be chosen by the player (mini deck building). Different ability cards can be unlocked by spending the collected gold.
Two collectable sets of cards featuring Cats and Dogs as Royalty through the ages.
Viridian playing cards are a modern twist inspired by the classics. Influenced by vintage design and refined by modern aesthetics.
Celtic Myth playing cards are the third and final set of cards in a series based around the themes of Celtic mythology and society.
Inspired by ancient symbology and traditional playing cards, Omnia is the third pack designed by Giovanni Meroni, 2015.
A full custom deck of playing cards, inspired by the different cultures of the world; including China, Italy, USA and the Netherlands.
Two beautifully crafted custom playing cards decks. Featuring brightly colored illustrations and gorgeous typography.
A custom deck with magnificent characters, illustrations and tropical design. Inspired by the nature of the Polynesian islands. Wild and truly unique.
The Pathfinder deck of cards has been inspired by Odin, the Norse god of wisdom, war and death.
The Retro Deck, illustrated by Kraig Kalashian, was originally inspired by vintage matchbox art from the 50s, the simplicity of timeless mid-century modern design.
Poker Faces playing cards were illustrated by Alex Elsen and published by Verlag Um Die Ecke, Germany, 2015
Jessica Feinberg, mostly known for her unique mythic paintings of nature, dragons, is a creator the Earth Dragons and Other Rare Creatures playing cards.
Ordnance Recognition Playing Cards cards designed to help people at risk from unexploded bombs
Lingo is an interactive phrasebook providing you new way of learning new language through playing cards
Paul Willoughby has cleverly captured the quintessence from 54 classic cult movies into a pack of playing cards. How many can you identify?
2nd edition of Lumberjacks designed by Vadim Smolenskiy and manufactured by U.S.P.C.C.