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Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Feb 24 2014
$4,392
pledged of $15,000pledged of $15,000 goal
171
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Feb 24 2014

About

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Whether at a simple and elegant wine party...

 

Or an occasion more 'suited' to bubbly... 

 

From vine...

 
 

To cellar...

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To glass...

 
...
 

Grapes are delicious... 

Selected from vineyards every year, the most delicious grapes are plucked, aged and perfected to bring you something only nature could make so bold. 

Feel the sun on your face as you eat grapes straight from the vine with our King of Clubs, and get a sense of the journey these grapes have taken to bring you this hand crafted experience. 

After months of careful design and development, bold flavors meet rich tones to bring you this season's first harvest from Alien Ink; The Wine deck. A stylish, elegant deck of cards that belongs on the table at your next dinner party. 

Get yours now and grab the first USPCC printed deck from the design studio that brought you Galaxy Cards 1st and 2nd Edition, the Flowers deck and the Infinity Edition. Alien Ink

The Back Design  

The back design is an attempt to reflect wine's versatility and elegance. We wanted the deck to blend seamlessly into either a dinner party or a lovely picnic. Look deep into the card back and you'll see the swirls of rich wine, the lace vines of the grapes that make wine so delicious, and the subtle bubbles that tickle your nose in a perfect glass of bubbly.

Who is Alien Ink?

Alien Ink is a design company with a broad range of talented artists. I've been the lead designer for Alien Ink's decks since it's creation in 2012. 

When you support our decks you support artists around the world, doing what they love and creating fascinating visual stories for you to pour over. Please feel free to visit the Artists page of our website to see our amazing roster of talent.

I've been dreaming and designing playing cards for the last 2 years. When I started, I had no idea that there was such a rich world for me to explore. 

This is a playing cards renaissance, and I very much want to be a part of it. I've done my best to contribute to it's success and continued growth. My decks are always visually stunning to me and I hope that they strike and surprise you as well. 

I've had great success, and was even approached by the first real-money casino app ever, "Roller Casino" by Paddy Power and they asked to feature my decks! The first deck I chose to feature, was the Flowers deck, (Chiara's previous deck with Alien Ink) and they will continue featuring our decks as they are released! To my knowledge, this is the first custom real world deck, to find it's way into a virtual Casino App! Pretty cool huh? :-) 

Alien Ink will continue to make history in every way it can, and we want to make some here with you today. I'm never gonna stop designing playing cards, and a USPCC print will Kickstart that so let's get this deck printed!

Flowers, featured on ROLLER CASINO
Flowers, featured on ROLLER CASINO

I need everyone @ Kickstarter to be able to make this happen, and together we can make something really magical. So go pledge now for your decks, and let's smash through this goal!

Tuckbox

We are still designing the tuckbox and will have images up before the end of the project! We want it to be perfect, and we won't stop working on it until it's as elegant as the deck it will hold!! 

Add-Ons

For the special (*Pop*) the Cork reward levels, Add-ons are $10 each deck. (International $12 each deck)

For all other reward levels, you can combine reward levels if you would like to make a custom pledge.

After stretch goals are reached then those rewards will be available as they unlock!   

Stretch Goals

Are there stretch goals for this project? All the funding for this project's current goal will go towards paying the artist and printing and delivering these decks to you. So what happens if we go over the goal? 

If we go over the current goal, I will be able to offer some great new rewards as Add-Ons. Mini decks with full color tucks that were a big hit with my other projects, and extremely high quality Plastic decks that were also a big hit in my previous projects

The most important part of this project is reaching the set goal. Meeting this goal will allow me to serve everyone interested in my decks better. I can offer better prices with a print this size, and printing this deck will allow me to print the strong line-up of decks that I have planned for this year.

$15,000: (initial goal) Print of 2500 decks with the USPCC!

$17,000: (Mini Deck versions of this deck, complete with cardistry finish and full color tuckbox)

$19,000: (Plastic decks, available as add-ons.)

$24,000: (Holographic Box available as add-on)

I'm very grateful for your hospitality and kindness. I'm always around to answer any questions and love to interact with backers. I hope you're excited, now go pledge for your decks!! 

Risks and challenges

Over the last 4 successful Kickstarter projects I've learned how to ship effectively and quickly and I've had great success keeping my schedules of reward delivery. I'm extremely grateful to all of my backers and I do my absolute best to provide a great experience.

I've always found a way around obstacles that arise within my projects. I've never experienced any of the zombie apocalypses that many projects plan for, but I do plan ahead and always make sure I have a firm grasp of what a project will entail and require of me. I've printed 4 decks prior to this one, and as my projects have scaled, so have my delivery methods, and I'm confident I can meet this project's deadline.

I'm so motivated to take this company where I know it can go, and release this, and our future decks, that I won't let anything stop me from making this a reality. I haven't. The only place I can see this being possible, is on KICKSTARTER.

Spreading the word about this project is extremely helpful. Please be sure to let all your friends know about it if you like this project to help ensure it's success!

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    This is an awesome deck, and despite the fact that my dog ate my wallet, I'd like to show my support. Good luck! (*You can always play with our decks for free on the Roller Casino App!*)

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    (*POP*) the Cork! Early Bird Special!
    (1) Deck of Wine Playing Cards [Add-On decks $10 each]

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    (1) Deck of Wine Playing Cards

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    (*POP*) the Cork! Early Bird Special! (2) Decks of Wine Playing Cards [Add-On decks $10 each]

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    One for Play, One for Display: (1) Signed Deck of Wine Playing Cards, and (1) Deck of Wine Playing Cards

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    (*POP*) the Cork! Early Bird Special! (6) Decks of Wine Playing Cards [Add-On decks $10 each]

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    (6) Decks of Wine Playing Cards

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    *Straight from the Vine*: (1) Uncut Sheet, and (3) Signed Decks of Wine Playing Cards

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    The 'Box of Wine':
    (12) Decks of Wine Playing Cards

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    The 'Box of Wine': (12) Decks of Wine Playing Cards, plus (2) "factory seconds" of the extremely limited Infinity Edition Galaxy Cards, and (2) "factory seconds" of the extremely limited original Galaxy Cards 1st Edition from 2012. (*factory seconds are decks that are perfect inside, but the box may have a slight imperfection*)

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