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A Lavishly Illustrated 22 Card Deck of Many Things for the Provision of Fate, Foes, and Folly! Compatible with 5e DnD and more!
A Lavishly Illustrated 22 Card Deck of Many Things for the Provision of Fate, Foes, and Folly! Compatible with 5e DnD and more!
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The Deck of Many Destinies for 5e DnD - By Gametee

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Join Us as We Present The Deck of Many Destinies - by Gametee

Long awaited by customers and friends alike and FINALLY HERE! A richly illustrated Tarot-sized deck of Cards which will enhance your gaming and more. Use the cards in your favourite roleplaying system and bravely step forward to duel Destiny herself...

What began as an Art Card series loved by our many customers worldwide has been enhanced, perfected, and is now available as a full-size, Premium, Silver-Gilded Deck of 22 Exquisitely Illustrated Cards....

The Deck of Many Destinies is a beautiful object to encourage reflection, energise gameplay and create a bridge between you, your characters, and fate.  It is a profoundly beautiful artistic exploration of familiar, Tarot-like archetypal concepts.  

Featuring penmanship and historically-inspired artwork by AJ Hateley (Master of Design in Visual Communication, Winner of the Penguin International Design Prize, Art Director of Gametee) the swirling penmanship and meticulous engraving-style illustrations are suited for any campaign or scenario. 

Whether your campaign is Dark, Light, High fantasy, Low Magic, Steampunk, Cthulhu, or Traditional Dungeoneering, this deck-artefact will slip seamlessly into the worlds of your creation to await discovery…  

... Will your boldest players dare to wrest with Destiny...?

... Discover the Deck as a story telling device, or employ your boundless ingenuity to create random encounters or events using the artwork as inspiration. Create your own home-brewed rules for each card and surprise and delight your players with wealth and honour… Or pitch them headlong into the most pitiful lows of wretchedness and disaster!  

 What will you see when you look into the Deck's mirrored edges? 

The shining, reflective, silver edging enhances the Deck's mystery and allure...

What will you choose to do with your Deck of Many Destinies?

Fine-tune your thoughts as you regard each considerately illustrated card, crafted with finesse, thoughtfulness, and utility in mind. 

List of Cards

  •  Vizier
  •  Sun
  •  Moon
  •  Star
  •  Comet
  •  Fates
  •  Throne
  •  Key
  •  Knight
  • Gem
  • Talons
  • Void
  • Flames
  • Skull
  • Idiot
  • Donjon
  • Ruin
  • Euryale
  • Rogue
  • Balance
  • Fool
  • Jester

SPECIFICATIONS 

  • 22 Card Tarot Sized (70mm x 120mm) Cards 350gsm High-Quality Cardstock with Gloss Anti-Scratch, Anti-UV Lamination on Front and Rear 
  • Full colour borderless printing Tactile Rounded Edges
  • High-Shine Mirrored Silvered Edges  
  • Matching Lavishly Decorated Tuck Box with Gloss Lamination with Hidden Motto

Deck - A Detailed Look

THE MEANING BEHIND THE COLOUR

The colour of The Deck of Many Destinies is sourced from our edition of Werner's Nomenclature of Colours - Published in 1814. Imperial Purple is described as azure and indigo blue, with carmine red, about equal parts of each, with its analogue in nature being Fluor Spar (Purple Fluorite) and the Deep Parts of the Flower of Saffron Grass.

This book, which was used by Charles Darwin to describe and categorise the colours of nature on his expeditions of discover on HMS Beagle, connects us to the great mineralologists, natural philosophers and painters of the past, as we embark on our own fateful voyages... 

Purple evokes mystery, mysticism - throughout history it has been the colour of Emperors and Empresses, associated with intellectual endeavour, magic, power, and imagination.

SIMPLE, CLEAN 'QUICKSTARTER' CAMPAIGN

The Deck of Many Destinies is a Simple and Straightforward Kickstarter Campaign. 

We have successfully run and delivered on six previous Kickstarters with crafting in progress for our 7th, and our long relationship with the platform has taught us that keeping our rewards simple helps us deliver your product in the fastest manner possible. However, we do like to remain nimble and responsive and able to experiment - like you, we are lovers of adventure - so we are trialling this project with a shorter run time than usual. 

There are no Add-Ons or Third-Party Integrations to worry about. Your Shipping is completely free, meaning you can simply Back the Project, pay what you see, and only what you see, sit back, and wait for your item to be delivered in a fast time and without unneccessary complications.

No Stretch Goals or Feature Creep

Instead of Stretch Goals and Features you may not need or require, we are instead bringing the product to you at an exceptionally good, Kickstarter Exclusive price. No painfully complex charts and tables of rewards to analyse, just a complete, high quality product. 

Straightforward, uncomplicated, beautiful.

Our philosophy is to keep things streamlined with a short, simple campaign for what is intended to be, should funding be attained, our fastest turnaround time ever!

Delivery

A Passion Project

It has taken many months to illustrate, compile and prototype this beautiful deck, but every step of the way we have felt encouraged and nurtured by the enthusiasm of customers and friends. Our Backers behind the Wallet of Holding worked hard as a community, sharing our project and surpassing our goal of 2000 Backers, enabling the unlocking of this Project early! We have invested in the equipment and expertise required to take this Deck to a quick and efficient Manufacture, meaning we are confidently able to begin shipping in JUNE 2019.

Yes, that fast!

For the very first time ever, we are also offering:

FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!! 

Wield the Power of Fate in your Hands...

Weave Stories and Interpretations as You Shuffle Your Deck and Draw a Card...

Remember...Fortune Befriends the Bold! 

Come Along with Us, Be Part of Our Extended Team and Share in this Project, Too. We'd be Honoured to Welcome You, Fortune-Seeker! 

Risks and challenges

We have successfully managed six large Kickstarter campaigns with efficient, on time deliveries. For transparency, we are currently in manufacturing stages for our 7th Kickstarter Campaign which is due to ship in August 2019.

We anticipate no problems for this, our 8th Kickstarter project, as the artwork is prepared and the equipment ready to create your deck!

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