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The Black Book of Cards

The inspiration for The Black Book of Cards is the idea that every person is born with a card that describes their personality, kind of like a zodiac sign. While that is interesting and all, we dig The Black Book of Cards because they're mighty fine-looking. By using sharp typography and a good eye for design, the ... continue reading
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Black Playing Cards SHOP

Following the commandment set forth by the likes of Jay-Z, this deck sports all black everything. The black on black print makes for an aesthetically pleasing and slightly demonic feel (especially considering the face card designs). Just make sure you aren't playing your next poker night in an awfully lit bunker. ... check it out
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Marc Jacobs Vandal Playing Cards

Marc Jacobs is primarily a clothing designer. Your significant other is probably far more familiar with him than you are, but that's about to change. Jacobs put his own special touch on a deck of playing cards affectionately dubbed Vandal because, well, it's artistically styled like vandalism, and when you're Marc ... continue reading
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Federal 52 Part II Playing Cards

Just like the lyrical geniuses, the Wu-Tang Clan said, "Cash rules everything around me." Even our games of poker are dictated by who has got the most bank. Now, you can incorporate a little bit of currency style to your next game as well. The Federal Part II deck designed by Jackson Robinson is a stylish ode to the ... continue reading
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Hoyle Slice Cards

We've all got that friend who, on game night, shuffles like he lost his thumbs in woodworking class. Cards are spilling out everywhere and all of a sudden it's turned into a game of 52-Pickup. Things will get a tad easier with these Hoyle Slice Cards. The USPCC playing cards are half the width of your standard playing ... continue reading
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The Beer Deck SHOP

Playing cards and having drinks go hand in hand. We can't recall the last poker night that didn't involve a more than healthy helping of cold ones. If you want to get schooled with a little bit of beer knowledge while you await your next turn, check out The Beer Deck. Printed on each of the playing cards is info related ... continue reading
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Misc. Goods Co. Playing Cards

It takes a serious set of balls to completely redesign something that's been around for longer than anyone reading this has been alive. Tyler Deeb set out to do just that with his line of Misc. Goods Co. Playing Cards. Each of the three decks (first edition white, second edition red and black) is completely designed ... continue reading
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Founders Playing Cards

Maybe it was Daniel Day-Lewis crushing it as Lincoln, but old, respected political leaders are so in right now. You know how much tail Ben Franklin would be pulling these days? Continuing our current love affair with all things US history, are these Founders Playing Cards. The deck honors 12 influential founders in ... continue reading
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Tom Sachs Nugget Playing Cards

Playing cards are like the new pens, in that we can't stop buying them and we're starting to get a little scared. Seriously, we don't play enough poker to warrant the amount of new decks we keep acquiring. They're just so damn cool, though. Now it looks like we've gotta drop some more dough on this deck from Tom Sachs. ... continue reading
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The Lincoln Deck

Abe Lincoln is so hot right now. After wrecking some vampires and having Daniel Day Lewis star in a movie as him, the dude can't be touched. Maybe that's why we're digging The Lincoln Deck. The playing cards are inspired by the 16th president of the United States and have a vintage, mid-1800's feel. The worn and rustic ... continue reading
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Stealth Playing Cards

Let's get something straight: anything inspired by the B-2 Stealth Bomber, if executed correctly, is immediately cool. The Kickstarter project for these Stealth Playing Cards definitely falls into that category. The B-2 inspiration is not limited to the redesign of the card icons (Ace of Jets?) either, it's also in ... continue reading
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Bicycle Skull and Bones Cards

All playing cards are not created equal. There are plenty of Ferrari and Maserati class options on the market, but we frequently find ourselves coming back to our tried and true Bicycle decks. We're used to the feel, the finish and the presence of the suicide king, one-eyed jacks and the black lady. Honestly though, ... continue reading
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Solitaire.exe Playing Cards

If you used to long for a computer screen covered in bouncing cards after your Solitaire victory, these are your new playing cards. These limited edition Solitaire.exe Playing Cards (the set of 500 seems to have already sold out, so cross your fingers for another batch) are based of the classic game on Windows 98. ... continue reading
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Best Made Co. Playing Cards

If there ever was an ideal deck of cards for dealing a few hands around a campfire, it's these ones from Best Made Co. The place we turn to for awesome axes (not that we're buying a ton like some psychos) has just released their first set of playing cards. They're official USPCC and feature the same simple and clean ... continue reading
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