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Steampunk and Pirates come together like never before. A companion deck to the wildly popular Steampunk Cthulhu deck.
Steampunk and Pirates come together like never before. A companion deck to the wildly popular Steampunk Cthulhu deck.
1,352 backers pledged $44,481 to help bring this project to life.

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Another custom Bicycle deck from artist Nat Iwata, combines STEAMPUNK and PIRATES with amazing aaaaaart! (get it? pirate humor). Designed as a companion deck to the popular Steampunk Cthulhu Bicycle Deck, this one of a kind deck is sure to get it's 'hook' in you. The deck will feature all custom illustrations, pips and characters, CTHULHU and hopefully even some of you decked out in Steampunk Pirate fashion. Here's the breakdown:

  • Beautifully designed and printed card backs
  • Unique full-color illustrated court cards, aces and jokers
  • A custom Steampunk Pirates tuck, perfect for tucking
  • Custom seal
  • Air Cushion finish
Custom tuck box
Custom tuck box
Card back
Card back
Custom pip designs
Custom pip designs

Evelyn Kriete is an artist, editor, fashion designer, new media expert, and more things than there is space for here. She runs the largest page for steampunk anywhere online. Among many other things, she co-produces the Steampunk Cruise and works as a blogger/crowdsourcing consultant with ComicMix Pro Services. You can read more about her at her website, which is very much in need of updating: http://www.jaborwhalky.net/

Phil Foglio is a multiple award winning world famous artist. His art has been seen in the pages of DC comics to Magic the gathering cards. He is best known for his award winning graphic novel series Girl Genius. Make sure and check out their site, where you can read all Girl Genius comics to date!!! http://www.studiofoglio.com/

Kaja Foglio is an award winning, best selling author, artist, and publisher. Winner of multiple Hugo awards and co-creator of the award winning Girl Genius series, along with her husband Phil Foglio. Make sure and check out their site, where you can read all Girl Genius comics to date!!! http://www.studiofoglio.com/

Nikola Tesla (insert electricity pun/joke/witty comment)
Nikola Tesla (insert electricity pun/joke/witty comment)

Mr. G. D. Falksen will appear as the King of Spades! G. D. Falksen is an author, lecturer, public speaker, and MC. He also studies history, blogs, and works as a consultant for companies and organizations such as Disney. - http://www.gdfalksen.com

G. D. Falksen appears as the King of Spades
G. D. Falksen appears as the King of Spades

 Jay Lake lives here in Portland, Oregon, is an award-winning author of ten novels, five collections, and over 300 short stories, a winner of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and a multiple nominee for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards. Jay runs a blog and is Cancer survivor who blogs about politics, technology and health, check it out here: http://www.jlake.com/blog/

Steampunk Pirate Poe!
Steampunk Pirate Poe!

What is an "add on?"

Just ADD ON any of the following amounts to your existing pledge and receive the booty below:

Pirates on the front, Cthulhu on the back. Add one for $7
Pirates on the front, Cthulhu on the back. Add one for $7

The short version is that I'm an experienced video game artist, author/illustrator, creator of cool geek projects, a father of 3 amazing boys, and husband to 1 amazing wife.

I have previously created, and many of you have funded, 2 other custom Bicycle decks, and wrote and illustrated The Steampunk Alphabet. The Steampunk Cthulhu deck has been printed and delivered to my wonderful backers, and the art for the Elves & Orcs deck is finished and on the USPCC print schedule. These have been great experiences and taught me a lot about making quality decks and how to get them into the backer's hands.

Risks and challenges

After running 4 successful Kickstarter campaigns I've become all too aware of the fact that things seldom work out exactly as planned. Keeping this in mind, I always try my best to communicate clearly and promptly with all of my backers when obstacles arise, and they will.

I have now designed, printed and delivered a book and a deck of cards, and have another in print production now, and some of the main risks and challenges have been in working with the printer (USPCC) and with portrait card backers. While both have been great to work with, delays can come when there is a change in either schedule. Factory shut down days, a packed production schedule, or communication problems have all contributed to slow downs in the past. Though there have been a few bumps in the road, I think that the vast majority of my past backers will testify to my ability to right the ship and keep us on course. I'll give the same continued effort with this campaign.

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    TREASURE CHEST #1- Only ONE land lubber will receive:
    ONE (1) BLACK FLAG limited edition deck with limited silver coin, ONE (1) STEAMPUNK PIRATE deck, free WORLD shipping :)

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    1 UNCUT SHEET, 3 decks of STEAMPUNK PIRATES playing cards, free US shipping.

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    1 brick (that's 12 decks in a sealed box) of Steampunk Pirates playing cards, free US shipping.

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    PORTRAIT - Get your likeness decked out with Steampunk Pirate attire on a signed 11"x16" print, styled like the face cards, (NOT A CARD, BUT A STAND ALONE PRINT) the digital file, and 1 brick of STEAMPUNK PIRATES playing cards, free US shipping.

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    JOKER PORTRAIT: Get your likeness decked out with Steampunk Pirate attire on one of the JOKER cards, and 1 brick of STEAMPUNK PIRATES decks, 1 BLACK FLAG limited edition deck with 1 limited silver coins, free US shipping.

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    QUEEN PORTRAIT: Get your likeness decked out with Steampunk Pirate attire on one of the QUEEN cards, and 1 brick of STEAMPUNK PIRATES decks, 1 BLACK FLAG limited edition deck with 1 limited silver coins, free US shipping.

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    KING PORTRAIT: Get your likeness decked out with Steampunk Pirate attire on one of the KING cards, and 8 decks of Steampunk Pirates playing cards, free US shipping.

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