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Published July 03, 1996 Updated September 09, 2023

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INPOPA Anthology 2002 published by MMCardz.

2002 Cartamundi MMcardz Ramsay Wood Innovation Poetry Add to Collection

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INPOPA Anthology 2002
Poems by Doris Lessing,
Robert Twigger and TH Benson

 
On the face of it… an attractive pack of playing cards…

jack of clubs queen of diamonds queen of hearts king of clubs
ace of spades joker ten of spades jack of diamonds


But look closer… and there is a difference… on the backs…
 

MMCardz were developed by Ramsay Wood as a new medium for promoting multiple messages: each card carries a different message on the back. This is the first, prototype pack, entitled INPOPA Anthology 2002, which features verses from twenty-four new poems spread over the backs of the cards. Future editions will include the sonnets of Shakespeare, as well as educational and marketing information.

backs contain poetry
INPOPA Anthology 2002

Above: the court cards are Carta Mundi's own version of a Swedish pattern.


Extraordinary Cards, 2003

3 x 18 Photo Pack printed on the backs of a standard pack of 52 cards + 2 jokers. See the box

Extraordinary Cards, 2003

Above: Extraordinary Cards, 2003

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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