Funded as a Kickstarter project on May 23, 2014 with $27,421 pledged from 588 backers, this was a two deck set consisting of both a Standard and Limited Edition. Designed by Ade Suryana and produced by Kardify Projects, this deck features the theme of Aquila (Latin for eagle) which was inspired by the Garuda Wisnu Kencana in Bali, Indonesia, that is a large mythical bird with eagle-like features has been featured in many cultural and religious mythologies. This PCDB Entry is for the Limited Edition deck. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kardify/aquila-playing-cards Aquila also tied for winning the Best Pips award from UnitedCardists 2014 Deck of the Year http://unitedcardists.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6448
Scans of each card can be seen at www.marytcusack.com/maryc/Cards/Disruption.html
Get ready for the most fun you'll have with a playing deck ever with the Disruption deck. This messy mumble jumble will keep your eyes busy as you scan through the detailed colored design. Disruption truly is a one of a kind deck. Designed by Johnny Wham and produced by Collectable Playing Cards, this deck is clean and easy to use for play or for a collection. Printed by USPCC on their classic Air-Cushion Finish.
Only 90 of these decks are publicly available. The luxurious pearlescent paper shimmers both white and gold depending on the light and features incredibly intricate gold foiling, metallic inks and embossing. In addition, for the first time ever in playing cards, the tuck box has an intricate reveal cut by laser that is designed to mirror the design elements of Aurum. Every card is intricately designed and features multiple metallic inks and was also carefully crafted to be "purposefully imperfect."
This is the rarest edition of Aurum, and possibly the most intricate and rare deck produced by USPCC to date.
Each deck features a custom holographic seal with an individual number. The Laser Cut decks is hand numbered 1-90.
The Sultan. Once the most powerful man in the known world. A Commander. A Ruler. A God King. It was at the Sultan\'s behest that the Republic rose. Altruistic and philanthropic, the Sultan now shares his wealth with his people. We searched out to capture the majesty of the Sultan, of the treasures he amassed, and the stories of a simpler time. Over 8 months in the making, lead designer Mike Clarke spent countless hours finessing the design of everything from the curlicues on the box flap to the muted red lines of the herringboned hearts, delivering the perfect balance of form and function throughout. Printed on the finest stock the US Playing Card company has to offer, the pulp fibres have been specially compressed to offer the utmost in durability whilst achieving a thinner card with a pleasing snap. Layered with Ellusionist\'s own Performance Coating finish, the Sultan Republic is quite possibly the best deck we have ever made. But don\'t take our word for it - try them out for yourself.
Funded as a Kickstarter project on December 18, 2014 with $35,377 pledged from 633 backers, this was a set of two decks (Feudal Ninja & Feudal Samurai), each of them in Special Edition tuck, plus a Bushido Challenge OCR deck for a total of 5 decks. Created by Crooked Kings and printed by USPCC, the decks feature respective Ninja and Samurai personas in fighting (feudal) poses. This PCDB Entry is for the Bushido Challenge deck. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/crookedkings/feudal-ninja-and-samurai-uspcc-bicycletm-playing-c
From the site: \"This is the Black Arcane deck strategically laced with metallic GOLD ink. The Gold Arcane Deck will be the first casino-grade deck from USPC specifically engineered for those who adore the glint of GOLD appearing to emanate from each and every card. Even at a glance
The Fournier 505 is a smooth-finish (non-embossed) deck with superior durability and silky-smooth edges. The decks are standard poker size, with 52 cards and THREE jokers. Fournier 505s are slightly thinner than a standard Bicycle 808 deck (about three cards difference when placed side by side) and are slightly stiffer handling than the Bikes.