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Supporting this project funds the publication of a unique, gold leaf illuminated tarot deck illustrated by Matt Hughes.
Supporting this project funds the publication of a unique, gold leaf illuminated tarot deck illustrated by Matt Hughes.
Supporting this project funds the publication of a unique, gold leaf illuminated tarot deck illustrated by Matt Hughes.
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      Nicole on January 24

      Thank u for the update

    2. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on January 23

      Just wanted to let everyone know that the decks are being printed this month so we are just waiting on a shipping confirmation and delivery window estimate. More to come as we hear from the printers!!

    3. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on January 4

      @ Maureen Ahearn - THANKS! We are very excited as well! It makes this first printing that much more special :-)

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      Maureen Ahearn on January 4

      I just saw this about the US Games version, that's exciting! Still thrilled to be getting the KS edition, though. Congrats on US Games picking it up, that's wonderful!

    5. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on January 4

      @ Jasper Meer - thanks for backing the project. The US GAMES version will be different than the KS version. The card stock, artwork, card edges, etc will be the same but the card back color, box design, and booklet will be different. The KS version will also be numbered / limited and signed as stated earlier. They will also come with the exclusive postcards, campaign giveaways also stated earlier.

    6. Jasper Meer
      Superbacker
      on January 4

      I am curious about the specification differences between the ks version and the US Games version. For instance, the differences in card stock, finish, gilding, size, corners, and anything else. What will make the ks cards physically better than the US games production run?

    7. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on December 16

      Just to be clear - US Games did NOT print our decks. US Games did not produce our deck. US Games has chosen to produce a mass market version of our deck as they have done for so many other artists. This mass market deck version from US Games is not the deck that backers will receive. The fact that US Games has chosen to produce a mass market version of this deck is a good thing for everyone - now this deck will be highly sought after as the limited run 1st edition of the deck. We are very excited about this development and hope everyone else will be as well.

    8. Tammy Patterson on December 16

      I appreciate the offer Matt, but no I would not like a refund. I choose to honer my pledge being that I feel it is to support a project and encourage the artist, more so than a purchase of goods.
      I accept the the different book is commemorative of the print run, but still this is a different thing to being a different edition.
      I'm failing to understand how you thought it wasn't related, its very related. Especially if the decks are being issued by the publisher.
      Regardless I'd like to congratulate you for being picked up. This is great news for you once the initially dust settles. I hope they consider the oracle to follow!, that would be cool.

    9. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on December 15

      @ Tammy Patterson - Not sure if you have ever purchased a soft cover book as opposed to a hard cover but they are the same book inside. The hard cover is in a different casing (some times with a special cover) and are recognized as the 1st printing because of the limited nature of the item. The publisher does not wish to produce a new or different book but rather wants to reprint the same content in a cheaper format so that it can be sold at a cheaper price point. When you say "a different printing of the same deck isnt a different edition" you would be incorrect. Backers were not told of the signing with US Games because it was not related to this campaign. It was a personal decision that I made to be able to share the deck I created with a much larger audience. I would be happy to issue you a refund if you like.

    10. Tammy Patterson on December 15

      Just to be sure.. a different printing of the same deck isnt a different edition, I hope there will be more than a slight variation to the card back other wise Im just paying a premium price _+ international postage for a standard with an autograph.
      I wish you had let your backers know of this instead of finding out on the grape vine.
      Im thrilled for artists that have gone on to mass production after their indies, I have a number of them and their indies do have value for a collector. But Im reminded of another where backers received a mass market deck, lol, even before backers and really left me feeling defrauded. Cheers to your success of being in the first group and not the second

    11. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on December 15

      @ Tammy Patterson - Yes, the mass produced very from US Games will definitely be different than the one here on this KS campaign. Our version will have a completely different box, booklet, and a slight variation on the card back color. Our version is the 1st limited run printing of the deck. Each deck will be signed and numbered. And you will also be getting all of the goodies from the campaign (postcards, booklets and prints if you ordered them). Basically our version here will be the keeper version that is no longer produced and the US Games version is the mass market version you can use and not feel bad breaking in the cards in ;-)

    12. Tammy Patterson on December 15

      I just saw that US games are releasing this in the new year.. lol.. I do hope we get ours a couple of months before the mass production. Can you tell us how this will be different to the mass production ?.. Please tell me we will not be receiving the mass production. !

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      Sara
      Superbacker
      on December 1

      Thank you! This is very exciting!

    14. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on December 1

      @ Tammy Patterson and @ Sara - Please check the most recent updates on the campaign.

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      Sara
      Superbacker
      on December 1

      Are there any updates from the printer? Still hoping for delivery by the end of the year.

    16. Tammy Patterson on October 31

      so October has come and gone.. I do hope November sometime happens

    17. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on October 10

      No new updates from the printer yet. We've put in a request to them regarding the progress of the deck. We will definitely notify everyone as soon as we hear back. Thanks!

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      Maureen Ahearn on October 10

      Since it's been two months since the last update, I'm sure many of us are wondering if there's an expected delivery date yet? Thanks.

    19. John H. Halpern, M.D.
      Superbacker
      on September 20

      I hope the deck will get to us before Christmas! I'm a zillion% excited. Count me in the never want a refund camp!

    20. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on September 19

      @ bridgett- of course! Just message me your new address and we will make a note of it

    21. Bridgett on September 19

      Hey Matt, My address has recently changed!! Is there a way to update my shipping address so that the deck doesn't get shipped to my old address? I am so excited!!! Thank you!!

    22. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on September 1

      @Thawatchai Thawornwong - As stated in the updates the decks are being processed by the printers now and should arrive later this year. Sorry for the delay. We have issued you a full refund. Thank you for your support.

    23. Thawatchai Thawornwong on September 1

      I would like to ask that your project is still running, isn't it. Delay I can accept but if the project cannot be done, I would like to refund. Please tell me you are still working this project.

    24. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on August 7, 2017

      @Jennifer Forness - refund issued. Thank you for your continued support

    25. Jennifer Forness
      Superbacker
      on August 7, 2017

      Consider the nebulous and ever changing date for this to be delivered, I'd like a refund, if possible.

    26. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on July 13, 2017

      @Lisa Negus- just issued a full refund to you. Thank you for the support.

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      Lisa negus on July 12, 2017

      Worried that this was due to be shipped may 2017, then was told July 2017 now being told fall. Sounds like a problem fulfilling orders. How do people get a refund?

    28. Matt Hughes 6-time creator on May 4, 2017

      @Trena Labowski Hi Trena!
      No, the copyright will not be on the back card design. It was added here for copyright protection :-)
      Thanks!
      Matt

    29. Trena Labowski on May 4, 2017

      Greetings Matt,
      I had a question regarding the beautiful card back design. I know you said the over all vote was to go with a design that would be reversible. I love the design you have created. My question is though, will your trademark appear on the cards like in the image? This will completely remove the "reversible" aspect of the backs if so. Just wondering.
      Thank you,
      Trena

    30. Louise Johnson on April 20, 2017

      I made a statement criticizing Matt's" choice" of backs. Because I said something he didn't like, he is choosing not to honor my pledge. Very unprofessional.

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      Gustavo Gallardo on April 12, 2017

      Would it be possible to, somehow, add a print to my pledge?

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      Gustavo Gallardo on October 31, 2016

      Will we be given the opportunity to purchase the coloring book or should we go to that particular kickstarter.

      Also, will the coloring book be delivered before December 24th?

    33. Alix Rovi on August 2, 2016

      ¡¡Mil felicidades!!
      ¡Diviértete con este proyecto. Lo espero con ansias!
      ¡Que el cielo te bendiga!

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      Megan on August 1, 2016

      Congratulations. The most beautiful deck

    35. Amber on August 1, 2016

      Congrats!!! You must feel so proud :) I can't wait to see what you accomplish! Much love! <3

    36. Hannah Green on August 1, 2016

      Congratulations! We did it! I'm so excited to see all of the amazing things you'll do with this deck, and so honored to own it one day :)

    37. Aubrey "Meeks" Brown on August 1, 2016

      Congrats!!! I can't wait to have this deck in my hands! Have fun creating the rest of the deck :)

    38. Angie Ray on August 1, 2016

      So so glad! Excited for you and all of us; this beauty HAD to come to life!!

    39. Linda Thompson-Mills on August 1, 2016

      Fantastic! So pleased to be part of this beautiful project. Congratulations, Matt!

    40. Thea Maia on August 1, 2016

      congratulations! Mucha would be proud! Breathtaking effort!

    41. Erik Justin Peterson on July 31, 2016

      5 minutes to go! SO glad this is happening!

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      laura on July 31, 2016

      Yes, yes and YES!!! So happy for this deck and you Matt!!

    43. Erik Justin Peterson on July 31, 2016

      YAAAAAY! TWO MORE CARDS!!!

    44. Judy Baker on July 31, 2016

      WE'VE MADE IT AND WE HIT OVER $30K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    45. Jessica Reynolds on July 31, 2016

      Oh i hope we hit 30,000! I'd love those two new cards <3 Great job everyone though this deck is going to be so beautiful in all our adoring hands! Thanks Matt for creating this beauty!

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      S. Russell on July 31, 2016

      Congratulations on a very successful kickstarter campaign! Im looking forward to seeing this beautiful deck as it unfolds and comes into being and I can't wait to get my copy! :)

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      Sherry on July 31, 2016

      Okay, I'm number 510!! (I'd love the box upgrade!).

    48. Erik Justin Peterson on July 31, 2016

      Oh man, just 7 hours left to reach the first stretch goal! I certainly hope we can unlock the extra two cards!

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      annwyn Obermeyer on July 31, 2016

      Super excited!!!! Sharing
      And hope the Queen of Cups gets unlocked!!!!!

    50. Tammy Patterson on July 30, 2016

      Well done Matt :)
      You aimed high, and achieved.. a big congrats.

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