Yet another strand of the playing card world is that of card games, packs of cards usually designed to play just one game. The commonest are Happy Families and similar collecting games, and Snap, but the variety is as great as in ordinary playing cards.
This pack created by Michael Scott has been inspired by retro 8-bit pixel games from the 80s and 90s.
A Royal Game featuring Queen Victoria’s children and extended family, published by A. Collier, London, c.1896.
Alice card game published by Pepys in 1952, based on the Walt Disney film “Alice in Wonderland”.
Alice in Wonderland card game based on original designs by Sir John Tenniel published by Thomas De la Rue & Co. Ltd, c.1900
Alice in Wonderland “Snap” 1 penny game from 1920s or 30s, made in Germany, anonymous manufacturer.
“Amos del Universo” card game published by Litografía Goicochea Hnos, S.A., Lima, Peru, c.1980.
‘History of fashion’ cultural quartet game designed by Erika Werner-Nestler, 1954.
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