ALL OUR GOALS HAVE BEEN MET! This means we'll be bulk printing a set of "oracle cards" that can be used for divination or simply collected for their art. The artwork on the cards features dragons and all sorts of other fantastical creatures. We'll be printing two sizes of the 60 card deck, assorted card expansions, and even a reading mat.
The 60 Card Deck
The 60 card deck is being printed in two different sizes:
- Standard "Tarot" size (2.75" x 4.75")
- Pocket "Business card" size (2" x 3.5")
Each card lists the meaning at the bottom for ease of use. Experienced readers can use these with their favorite spreads, but they are also easy for new readers to learn.
Each deck comes in a royal blue satin bag. Postcards with tips and layouts (aka card spreads for reading) are also included to get you started.
Optional add-on items are also available as follows:
- Backers who are already pledged at the $11 tier or higher may add on the pocket sized decks for $10 each.
- Backers who are already pledged at the $18 tier or higher may add on the tarot sized decks for $17 each.
- Backers already getting decks may add on any of the expansion sets for $5 (pocket size cards) or $8 (tarot sized cards) each.
- The 5 backer only cards can also be added on to any reward set that includes the larger tarot sized deck for $6.
- Reading Mats can be added to any deck pledge for $20 US / $24 CA / $26 INT
We have unlocked three different 15 card expansions: Clockwork, Book Wyrms, and Goblins. The backs of expanded card sets match the 60 card deck so they can be used seamlessly with the base deck. We have also unlocked five backer-only limited edition cards.
The Clockwork Expansion features cards with clockwork creatures and focuses on themes like time, innovation, invention, maintenance, plan making and so forth.
The Book Wyrm expansion features cards with book related creatures and focuses on themes like knowledge, wisdom, dreams, and communication.
The Goblin expansion features cards with goblins and themes a little more wacky such as trial and error, vanity, red tape, and confusion.
Five limited edition backer-only cards (tarot sized) are included in some pledge levels. They can also be added on to any reward set that includes the larger tarot sized deck. These are being printed ONLY for the kickstater backers and will not be sold/offered in any other form.
Backers who want to protect their cards during readings can get a special 24 x14 inch mat (also known as a playmat). They are 2.5mm thick (and can be rolled up) with rubber backing for traction. Can be washed. Can be added to any deck pledge for $20 US / $24 CA / $26 INT (these include the added shipping costs).
Some reward sets come with "signed" cards. On the project survey after funding backers will be able to choose signed or unsigned in case they do not want their cards signed.
Many of these creatures are from my series of playing card decks & field guides (kickstarter funded over the last few years). You can learn more about these projects (and purchase books/decks) on my website: http://www.artlair.com
Risks and challenges
I already have proof copies of the 60 card deck and expect to finish layout on all expansions shortly. We will be ready to go to print as soon as funds and surveys from backers are in. I've run over a dozen successful kickstarters, so there is very little risk. I always allow a little extra time and money in my estimates to allow for any issues that may arise.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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