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Olympia Playing Cards is a custom luxury deck inspired by the beauty and awe Greek Mythology.
Olympia Playing Cards is a custom luxury deck inspired by the beauty and awe Greek Mythology.
Olympia Playing Cards is a custom luxury deck inspired by the beauty and awe Greek Mythology.
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Thank you everyone! In case you missed out on the campaign, please head to www.steveminty.com to place your pre-orders.

Underworld Deck Unlocked!

Each deck now available as add on for only $13

($15 for International)

FREE ENGRAVED BOX TO BRICK BACKERS

This engraved brick box will now be free to all backers who purchase bricks (12 decks) or more. Only 1 will be limited to each brick backer and each box holds up to 12 decks. These will not be available as an add-on to any other tier. I hope you guys like them!

Olympia Underworld Dies

These dies are available as add-ons for $5

($7 for International)

Olympia Engraved Case

New Reward Add-on! This beautiful wood engraved poker deck case holds 2 signed decks (1 Olympia Deck, 1 Olympia Underworld Deck).

Add a Poker Case for only $100.

($120 for International Orders)

Olympia is an original set of American playing cards designed by Steve Minty and produced by the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC). The deck is inspired by the fascinating stories of Greek Gods and their deeds. Olympia blends the classical beauty of Greek Sculptures with the elegant and sleek lines of modern design.

I spent countless hours as a child devouring their stories about love, betrayal, death, vengeance and the heroic deeds within Greek Mythology. I couldn't help but be fascinated by the these stories and it is something that I am very proud of being exposed to.

Hermes as Jack of Spades and Hera as Queen of Spades
Hermes as Jack of Spades and Hera as Queen of Spades

My goal when creating the Olympia Deck was to capture the beauty of Greek sculptures in a new medium of playing cards while simultaneously updating it with a graphic twist. I aim to make this deck worthwhile enough to be given as an offering to the altars of the Gods.  

Olympia Deck custom pips and design inspired by dice pips
Olympia Deck custom pips and design inspired by dice pips
Back view of the Olympia Tuck
Back view of the Olympia Tuck

I will be continuing to release more designs and information throughout the project so stay tuned!

OLYMPIA ANTIQUE COPPER CARD

This copper card is personally crafted by me using techniques done by professional jewelers as well a technique I developed through trial and error. It is labor intensive as well as dangerous but it is super cool. I aimed to achieve a look that is weathered and ancient as though it has been around for centuries. Please keep in mind that due to the nature of copper and the process, no card will be alike and appearances will vary. 

You can add one on to your order for just $35! 

($40 for international)

OLYMPIA EXOTIC DEALER BUTTON

This dealer button is engraved from exotic wood and measures approximately 4" x3.5"

You can add-on a dealer button to your order for just $20

($22 for International)

OLYMPIA ANTIQUED GOLD FINISH COIN

Example of coins from the Muertos Campaign
Example of coins from the Muertos Campaign

Antique Gold 1¾” Engraved Commemorative Coin can be used as a dealer button, card guard, display piece, or decision maker. The front side features the Corinthian Helmet and the back features the Olympia type.

Add an Olympia Coin to any Reward for just $12!

OLYMPIA T-SHIRTS

Black “Olympia” Tshirt for Men & Women (Available in S,M,L,XL, XXL).
Black “Olympia” Tshirt for Men & Women (Available in S,M,L,XL, XXL).

 Add an “Olympia" Tshirt to any Reward for just $20!

OLYMPIA BLOOD ORANGE AND BLACK DICE

Add a pair of Blood and Orange dice to any reward for only $5!

($7 for international orders)


OLYMPIA UNCUT SHEET

Each sheet is signed and there will no limit to how many you can add. Measures approx 22" by 26 1/2" Shipped seperately in a 25"x3" tube

Add an Olympia Uncut Sheet to any reward for $40.  

($65 for international orders)

HOW TO GET YOUR SWEET SWEET ADD-ONS:

1. After you have pledged to the project there will be a blue Manage your pledge button on the right hand column as seen above.  

2. Increase your pledge in the Pledge Amount box by the total of the add-ons you want to add. Unless you want to change your tier at the same time, Do not change the tier you are currently pledged at. If you do change your tier, just add the total of add-ons to your new tier level. (If you are an international backer, please be sure to pledge the international amount)

3. You then have to confirm your new pledge amount and will be sent to Amazon for checkout completion!

    

Risks and challenges

This campaign will be my second after the first highly successful Muertos Campaign. Although there were some technical difficulties with the one of the printers and other issue, I've taken what I've learned from that experience and will apply a more efficient yet effective process to allow for another successful campaign. As always, I have done a lot of research and followed up on a lot of companies to ensure that this project goes as smoothly as possible. There may be the risks of the unforeseen but I have prepared myself enough with knowledge and research to minimize it if necessary. I listed the delivery date conservatively in order to not rush the production of the product. As a designer and consumer, I know that it is necessary to have a high-end product and I am committed to delivering the best product possible.

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    GOLDEN FLEECE DECK -
    1 Olympia Golden FLEECE Deck - Features 52 wooden cherry cards gilded in Gold + specially made wooden case!
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