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From the dark and twisted mind of a Serbian artist: a retro-horror themed playing card deck printed by Bicycle and only available here!
From the dark and twisted mind of a Serbian artist: a retro-horror themed playing card deck printed by Bicycle and only available here!
810 backers pledged $25,146 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator Lauren Buxton 3 days ago

      Still haven't seen mine come in. Anything recent?

    2. Creator The Card Connoisseur 3 days ago

      Anyone else getting anything?

    3. Creator The Card Connoisseur 4 days ago

      So anyone in Canada or outside the US?

    4. Creator Amber Dawn Bushnell on August 24

      Mine arrived today.

    5. Creator kickstartmyheart on August 23

      Mine arrived yesterday!

    6. Creator The Card Connoisseur on August 21

      Nothing yet

    7. Creator LittleCobalt on August 20

      A bona fide miracle! The cards and dealer button arrived today! Even after the move (original from WA, maybe that makes a difference?!?),

    8. Creator Court Campion on August 12

      Holy cow, just got my 1 deck in California. Here's hoping everyone gets whats promised to them.

    9. Creator lk on August 12

      I haven't received my deck yet (in the US). Am I going to have to file a complaint with my state AG? Because I will.....

    10. Creator Tim Wyatt on August 12

      Against all expectations, received my 2 decks in Australia today. Am convinced shipping only resumed thanks to those backers who made official complaints to the relevant DA. I had no luck doing this as an international backer, so thanks to those who made the effort!

      And I hope everyone else gets their outstanding rewards soon too.

    11. Creator Magnus Widqvist on August 5

      Still waiting in Sweden ...

    12. Creator The Card Connoisseur on August 5

      Still waiting for mine in Canada

    13. Creator EvilLego on August 3

      Anybody outside of WA state get theirs? I just moved into a new house last month :/ Guessing I won't be seeing them.

    14. Creator Jon Melcher on July 31

      I got my e-mail last week and I got the deck today. Also, it was sent to an address I lived at 2 years ago. It's ... ok.

    15. Creator Jay Jones on July 31

      Anyone in England got theirs yet, ive got my fingers crossed

    16. Creator Dustin Harley Davidson on July 28

      I got mine today... at an address I lived at years ago... Luckily a friend was still living there.

    17. Creator Nullstarter on July 27

      I'm shocked.. but my 2 decks came today.

    18. Creator Chad on July 27

      Surprisingly, a deck showed up today.

    19. Creator Scott Kochenower on July 27

      I got my 1 deck.

    20. Creator Pierre R on July 27

      Got my decks today

    21. Creator Dan Schlissel on July 26

      Hey! My deck arrived and without all the hubbub of harassing someone over a $9 investment. Glad I had it the cash to spare and the patience to hold on. Thanks for coming through, Ed!

    22. Creator The Card Connoisseur on July 26

      So is this just for Americans because of the legal thing, or is it for everyone? An update sure would have been nice.

    23. Creator Casey McKenzie on July 25

      Well, my package has also arrived. Shocked by the development. Another kickstarter to mark fulfilled.

    24. Creator Allan Rousselle on July 25

      Much to my surprise (like Michael, below), I found a notice from the post office yesterday that they had a package for me from Ed Nash that required my signature. I picked it up from the post office today. Sure enough, my rewards, in their entirety. These decks are, indeed, USPCC decks (so, these are not just the recent Noir Arts printed decks being sent as fulfillment.)

      While I did not back the Noir Arts project because the world of playing card design has advanced so much in the passing years, I have to say that now that I have the actual cards in my hands, there's still a lot to like about the design here.

      I'll be giving my information to the Washington State AG's office, but I'll also let them know that I received these decks.

      "What a long, strange trip it's been."

    25. Creator Michael Jones on July 25

      I also got a package today with my reward. Milan: the cards look great. I know you had nothing whatsoever to do with the absolute cluster that "Altius Management" (or whatever it's called now) and/or Ed Nash/Polchopek (or whatever he's calling himself now) turned this project into. My package requested a signature and after my initial shock died down, I chuckled imagining how expensive this must all have become for him. If only he had been honest, informative and (I'll say it again) HONEST from the beginning he may not have ran into the problems he did. I hope everyone else gets their rewards soon as well!

    26. Creator Adam Green on July 24

      Weird I just received a package from Ed Nash containing my reward, not that I care anymore. Wonder what prompted that?

    27. Creator Derek Meier on July 18

      I too received an email from the DA requesting my information and contribution amount.

    28. Creator Michael Robinson on July 15

      Hello.

      So I got an email from the DA handling this case asking for information about my contribution to this campaign.

      Hopefully more info will be coming soon...

    29. Creator Adam Green on June 22

      News everyone. Polchlopek looks to not have shown to defend himself and lost by default. Not a lawyer mind you, just interpreting what I see here and the short summary available (this doesn't resolve anything yet though):
      http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm…

    30. Creator Casey McKenzie on May 6

      I'm in for the new KS for this deck. The art is so great and if nothing else I want to support the artist, as he was partially responsible for the charges getting filed in this case. I may be a fool, but I feel like it's the right thing to do for me to get closure on this. I have a lot of good KS experiences and this is one of the few rotten apples.

    31. Creator Thisfox on May 5

      Having carefully read the article, I personally feel that pledging again is a mistake. Pity, I'd have liked a deck. But buyer beware on Kickstarter!

    32. Creator @marcss on May 4

      I wonder if a couple hundred impatient backers retweeting this would get someone's attention: https://twitter.com/Ed_Nash/status/263760513907961857

    33. Creator Perry on May 1

      Roman Kotiv (the artist originally working on the project and scammed too), just put online a new Asylum Deck campaign with a special pledge level for the original backers. If you're interested: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/891191024/back-to-the-asylum-playing-cards-by-noirarts-npcc/description

    34. Creator Knockman on April 24

      So 6 weeks or thereabouts to go now? I'd be interested to see more if someone can put up progress reports on that here please? I'd also be willing to provide a statement/comment to anyone involved too.

    35. Creator Adam Green on April 16

      In 7 weeks, plus or minus a few days, Ed Nash gets to go to court for this Kickstarter. Here is hoping that he loses that case or decides to not take it seriously and does not even show up.

      Nash is an incredible disappointment to date. He probably wouldn't be so vilified had he just kept talking to people to let them know he was doing something, but then again he decided to go with plan A: Ignore it and hope it goes away. What a jerk.

    36. Creator Knockman on April 8

      I have a few outstanding projects and one solitary new game title I trust in, and then I'm done with KS. Ed Nash is still on Facebook and Twitter - check out @Ed_Nash

    37. Creator Wyle Fox on April 1

      Bored and checking on the status of this thief's project.
      Still nothing...
      Yey KS and their total lack of responsibility...

    38. Creator James Mastrocovo on March 10

      Bummer about these cards. Ed Nash can eat a dick.

    39. Creator The Card Connoisseur on March 6, 2015

      Same old responses from Kickstarter. You would think with over $1.5 billion they could afford to reimburse victims!

    40. Creator Knockman on February 5, 2015

      And if you think about it, KS Admin told us to wait, to see if the creator would eventually deliver. Surely by doing so, they are party to this loss? Because we waited, as they suggested, we then exceeded the 105-day post-transaction period Amazon work too, for payment refunds.

      Therefore, KS Admin are as much to blame as Nash.

    41. Creator Knockman on February 5, 2015

      @ kickstartmyheart - no, nothing heard from KS Admin in addition to the replies I got for my complaints. Reaching out? I don't think so. Their complete disinterest and lack of real effort has proven to me that they run a shyte ship & I will use other crowdfunding platforms.

      As for that stain Nash, don't forget he's on Twitter still: @Ed_Nash

    42. Creator Tyler Thompson on January 24, 2015

      Received the following email from Roman Kotiv, the person bringing Asylum back.

      Roman Kotiv says:

      Hi Tyler
      Thank you very much for your question regarding Asylum project. There were a lot of backers, interested in that deck but it was never printed and delivered. Because of that we, together with original project designer, come up with idea to bring new, improved Asylum to life.
      Since basically it’s a new project, and we and are not affiliated in any way with previous publisher - Altius Management, the question “what to offer suffered backers” is still open. We would appreciate every thoughts and ideas about that. How do you see it?

    43. Creator Tyler Thompson on January 24, 2015

      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/891191024/defunctorum-playing-cards/posts/1115313
      Notice the very bottom of this update I just received.

      How do we feel about this?
      And How is this going to turn out for all of us?

    44. Creator kickstartmyheart on January 22, 2015

      He's not replying no matter how polite you are. Kickstarter is not doing anything to help. This is the reply I got from KS in response to my recent quiry.

      Me: It's been 2 years, I still have not heard a response from kickstarter the last time I contacted them in regards to this project. I'm pretty sure I'm no the only one who has reached out to the creator and heard nothing back. He said the cards were complete. he even asked for our addresses so he could ship them. That was mid 2013. He even admitted in an update that a colleague spent the money for this project on a different project, (fraud and embezzlement)? How does that not violate your policy? Patience is one thing but this is absurd. What is going on with this? Thank you.

      Kickstarter: Thank you for following up with us about the status of the Asylum project. I don't see any other previous emails from this email address, so I apologize if you wrote to Support in the past without a response.

      I’m sorry to hear that the creator has not done a better job of communicating. We've reached out to them with a reminder of their obligations to their backer community, in addition to having forwarded along your concerns and those of your fellow backers. While we're disheartened that they have not yet updated you and other backers on the status of their project, we're unable to force them to do so. It's the creator's responsibility to communicate and complete their project as promised. In this case, it doesn't look like the project will ever be completed.

      We expect all members of the Kickstarter community to act with honesty and openness. When we find that people are abusing the system or the trust of others, we do not hesitate to suspend their account or restrict certain account privileges, like launching another project. We have a dedicated Integrity Team that monitors our system and reviews reports that we receive from our community. While we can’t speak to the nature of specific projects that have been approved or declined, we’re constantly working on improving our vetting process for creators and we are grateful for the feedback that people like you provide.

      Backing a project on Kickstarter is an expression of trust. Backers pledge in hopes of helping a creator bring their idea to life. This interaction can lead to the creation of new and exciting things, but it’s also important to remember that sometimes complications might arise that prevent a project from unfolding as planned, or even from happening at all. This isn’t ideal for creators or backers, but we hope that both parties will try to communicate with each other through these developments. We’re sorry that this hasn’t been the case with this project, but hope that you’ll continue to back projects that you’re excited about.

      Did KS reach out to you other backers with my concerns as they said they would in regards to this project?

    45. Creator Bastian Jorgensen on January 7, 2015

      I'm really hoping to see the lawsuit come through and make it clear that Kickstarter is NOT a place for scammers like Ed Nash or others.

      I'm also hoping to see Ed Nash being accountable for this scam

    46. Creator Nullstarter on January 1, 2015

      I reported this scam project a year ago, kickstarted did nothing.

    47. Creator kickstartmyheart on December 27, 2014

      @knockman, is he actually refunding? It's only $25.00 but there are several local charities that could use that more than I could.

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