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Published January 14, 2014 Updated November 24, 2023

Requiem Playing Cards

This pack has been inspired by the Requiem Mass, a Mass celebrated for the souls of one or more deceased persons. The dark style of illustrations features occult symbols and imagery such as horns, hearts, thorns and skulls and the typography reflects ancient latin scripts.

2014 Sweden United States Playing Card Co. Lorenzo Gaggiotti Kickstarter Music Add to Collection

This pack has been inspired by the Requiem Mass, also known as Mass For The Dead, a Mass celebrated for the repose of the soul or souls of one or more deceased persons. The dark style of illustrations features occult symbols and imagery such as horns, hearts, thorns and skulls and the typography reflects ancient latin scripts.

Everything has been redesigned, but a standard index has keen used for easy readability. The pips are also standard, but the four suites have been changed: hearts are broken, clubs have thorns, diamonds are cracked, and spades are dry leaves.

Lorenzo and Requiem Team are funding the creation of the pack through a Kickstarter campaign, check the campaign page for more details. You can also get updates about the project on their Behance portfolio.

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