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Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce Deck of Cards, a fan-made deck of playing cards which parodies the Underwoods and others as an Old English Court. This full 54-card deck is printed on high quality 310g linen playing card stock. Each deck comes in a tuckbox, made especially for the set. The deck features Frank, Claire, Linda, President Walker and you get to pick the rest!
How it works.
Love a character, hate a character? Want a character to be included in the deck? Backers of this project will decide who becomes the Jacks (both red and black suites) and Jokers. It's up to you! If the project is successful, all backers will receive a poll asking which character they want to take which spot, and the winners will be printed in the final deck. (If you have a strong opinion about who the Jokers and Jacks should be, there's a reward tier where you can pick whomever you want. After all . . . democracy is overrated.) Backers will also vote
The cards & rewards.
Details & Design.
We wanted to incorporate the classic old English style of playing cards with a modern twist and, of course, the House of Cards ensemble.
This is a small, independent print. These ain't no corporate cards. USPCC? What are we, Remy!? This is how we can keep the funding goal lower than most playing card projects and assure that -- even with a smaller audience -- you get your cards!
We have tried to keep the price reasonable and, at the same time, get the highest quality printing available to us. The cards will feature the following:
- Original artwork.
- Jacks and Jokers selected by you, the backers.
- Linen finish for that classic playing card feel.
- High quality and durable playing card stock.
- All in a special-made tuckbox.
This deck of playing cards was designed through the collaboration of several multimedia students in Portland, Oregon.
Risks and challenges
The largest obstacle is the high cost of printing high quality playing cards (and then shipping them). $1,000 is the minimum required to run a first print of the cards, with tuckboxes, and assure that we can ship them to a number of backers.
We have years of experience in design, publishing and printing, and this design -- which we hope you will help make a reality! -- is a big labor of love. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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