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A custom deck of playing cards inspired by the celebration of Mardi Gras and printed by the EPCC.
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Laissez les bon temps rouler! Let the good times roll, y'all! This is a deck inspired by the annual celebration and party that is Mardi Gras.

Illustrated by Dave Edgerly, artist behind Edgy Brothers' Dia de los Muertos playing cards and the Grimoire Series, this deck will have completely custom courts, AoS and Jokers - all based on the celebration and inspired by the krewes of Mardi Gras.

Beautifully illustrated court cards.
Beautifully illustrated court cards.

Intricately designed with a classic Southern feel, these cards appeal to my Cajun roots and remind me of how much I enjoy visiting New Orleans, especially during Carnival season!

Card backs and fronts feature gold metallic ink
Card backs and fronts feature gold metallic ink
King Cake Ace of Spades!
King Cake Ace of Spades!

The Ace of Spades features the traditional King Cake. Hundreds of thousands of King Cakes are eaten in New Orleans during the Carnival season. There is a small plastic baby hidden inside and whoever finds it has luck and prosperity for the rest of the year. They also have to buy next years' King Cake!

Mardi Gras Indians JoD
Mardi Gras Indians JoD
King of Clubs
King of Clubs
card art
card art
more card art y'all
more card art y'all

Deck Features:

* Manufactured by Expert Playing Card Company

* Gold Foil on Tuck Case

* Gold Metallic ink on cards

* Master Finish

* 54 Card Deck 

Custom Seal stretch goal unlocks at $10K

Sequentially numbered!
Sequentially numbered!

Second deck and second custom seal Unlocks at $15k

Party all Night deck!
Party all Night deck!

Add Ons

 1.75 inch coin manufactured by coinsforanything.com

Antique gold finish
Antique gold finish
Custom shot glass
Custom shot glass
Mardi Gras dice
Mardi Gras dice
54 card uncut sheet
54 card uncut sheet

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Risks and challenges

After being directly involved in 3 successful Kickstarter card campaigns, I'm proud to be launching my first solo project. Through my experiences on previous campaigns I've learned how important it is to stay engaged with my Backers, answering their questions and listening to their feedback so a project can reach its potential. I'm going to stay active on the message boards and provide regular updates.

I've decided to keep my pledge tiers simple. Of course, Backers are still free to add to their pledges by purchasing as many Add Ons as they like - I just don't want the tiers becoming too complicated as that tends to complicate shipping, which slows things down. Faster shipping, happier Backers. Which brings me to fulfillment. This is easily the most challenging aspect of a successful campaign. No matter how on schedule Creators are, the vendors' schedules are a different story. With Dia de los Muertos, we encountered delays from different manufacturers that were beyond our control. So, I've decided to be even more conservative this time and plan on completing fulfillment for this project in May. There is every chance I could fulfill earlier than that, but it's more realistic to plan on delays. I plan on using Backerkit to help make the fulfillment process as organized as possible.

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