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A beautiful deck of full color Bicycle playing cards featuring monsters of myth and legend -- dragons, ogre, medusa, phoenix and more! Read more

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This project was successfully funded on November 21, 2012.

A beautiful deck of full color Bicycle playing cards featuring monsters of myth and legend -- dragons, ogre, medusa, phoenix and more!

About this project

CREATURE CARDS is a deck of 56 beautiful full-color playing cards created by famed fantasy artist Michael Clarke for Fire Mountain Games. Each card will feature a unique color illustration of a creature of myth and legend – deadly dragons, wicked ogres, medusa, giants, a phoenix and so much more!  

Made by Bicycle®, these high-quality playing cards can be used for traditional card games or can be used as a prop in RPGs to reveal a monster's actual appearance. The cards will come sealed in a full color custom tuck-case.

We are a small company that has already, in our first year of operation, made a big splash in the world of game publishing with our ENnie award nominated, critically acclaimed “Way of the Wicked” books. But to take our company in this new direction, we need capital both to print the cards and to pay the artist. Your pledge can help us bring this project to life and move forward as a company with our other projects.

We need your help to bring the Fire Mountain to life!

To the right, you’ll find a complete list of pledge levels. There are also a few things you can add.

You can always, for any pledge of $9 or more, add another deck of CREATURE CARDS for $7. Don’t forget to add $1 to the shipping total for international orders.

At any pledge level, you can order a custom Kickstarter Exclusive T-shirt. We’ll be premiering the design in a later update, but the T-shirt will cost $25 for sizes S through XL.  Sizes 2XL to 4XL will cost $30. Shipping is free within the US.  International orders please add $5 to your shipping total.

We’ll be making five art prints of the card art exclusive to this Kickstarter. The prints will be 8 1/2”x11” full color art prints on acid-free archival paper. The initial five art prints will be:

Black Dragon

Scholar Dragon

Grave Wyrm

Lich

Ogre

Our Initial goal is $10,000. However, if we can exceed that, we will add stretch goals.

$20,000 Another art print that will be available for sale and for  free to everyone who pledges at the $100 Master of the Deck level.

$25,000 LOCKED

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Once our funding is gathered, Michael Clarke will begin work finishing the art and layout of the cards. Backers will be included in every step of this process and get to see the creative process at work. Only when we're 100% happy that we've got the most beautiful deck of monster cards ever produced, will then will the order be sent for printing. Once the print run is finished, all the backers will receive their merchandise.

Be a part of the creative process and back us today! Regardless, thanks for your interest. Now, spread the word!

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    4 backers

    A buck in the tip jar! Thanks for your support. With this you can now post in the comments section and tell us what you think about "Creature Cards".

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    Pledge $9 or more

    192 backers

    ONE CREATURE CARD DECK! Free shipping to anywhere in the US. International Orders please add another $8.

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    288 backers

    TWO CREATURE CARD DECKS! Free shipping to anywhere in the US. International Orders please add another $8.

    Want more decks? Each additional deck adds $7/deck and for international orders $1 in shipping.

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    22 backers

    TWO CREATURE CARD DECKS and ONE ART PRINT of your choice! Free shipping to anywhere in the US. International orders please add another $10.

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    12 backers

    SIX DECK CASE (RETAILER ONLY! We will verify your retailer status). This includes shipping within the US. International shipping adds $8.

    Want more than one? Every additional $36 adds another case. International orders after the first adds another $4 each.

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    13 backers Limited (987 left of 1000)

    ONE SIGNED AND NUMBERED CREATURE CARD DECK and ONE SIGNED ART PRINT of your choice! Free shipping to anywhere in the US. International Orders please add another $10.

    Want another art print? Add $10 to your order per print and $2 shipping for international orders. Signed art prints add $20 to your order and $2 shipping for international orders.

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    5 backers

    ONE CREATURE CARD DECK and ALL FIVE OF THE ART PRINTS! Free shipping to anywhere in the US. International Orders please add another $12.

    Want any art prints revealed by stretch goals? Add $10 to your order per print and $2 shipping for international orders. Signed art prints add $20 to your order and $2 shipping for international orders.

    Want more decks? Each additional deck adds $7/deck and for international $1 in shipping.

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    12 backers Limited (988 left of 1000)

    Master of the Deck! TWO SIGNED AND NUMBERED CREATURE CARD DECKS and ALL FIVE ART PRINTS SIGNED. Plus any additional art prints revealed by stretch goals are added to your order for free and will be signed.

    Free shipping to anywhere in the US. International orders please add another $12.

    Want more decks? Each additional deck adds $7/deck and for international orders add $1 in shipping. These additional decks will be unsigned.

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    1 backer Limited (49 left of 50)

    Lord of Monsters! You receive everything at the MASTER OF THE DECK level, a t-shirt in your choice of size, and receive one custom signed black and white monster drawing from the artist Mike Clarke. You will get to send a custom art order to the artist and he will draw (within reason) to your specifications!

    Note: Fulfillment date is approximate and will depend on demand. But don't worry. We will prioritize your art order.

    At this level all shipping is free.

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    0 backers Limited (10 left of 10)

    King of the Monsters! You receive everything at the MASTER OF THE DECK level, a t-shirt in your choice of size, and receive one custom signed matted original full color piece of monster art. You will get to send a custom art order to the artist and he will draw (within reason) to your specifications!

    At this level all shipping is free.

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    0 backers Limited (10 left of 10)

    FireMountainCon! Join us atop the mountain! You receive everything at the MASTER OF THE DECK level, a t-shirt in your choice of size, and sometime in 2013 you and one guest receive a weekend gaming with Fire Mountain Games. We pay for food and hotel. You pay for transportation to Portland, Oregon.

    Card games, board games, RPGs...for a weekend we will game and be merry. If multiple people buy this level, we will try to coordinate schedules so that everyone can share in FireCon. Mike will draw each attendee a personal sketch to remember the event. There will be other special exclusive goodies.

    You must be over 21 to collect this reward. At this level any shipping is free.

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Funding period

- (30 days)