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Let's start with where we are now: That's right- I've finished ALL of the cards! I've also edited many of the ones that I had already shared- mostly just cleaning them up, making them more dramatic, etc. I also renamed a couple, fixed a typo or two, and adjusted all of the number and icon placements.  I also tweaked the coin design, which you'll see below alongside a similar coin from my manufacturer's previous project. I know the majority of you picked Black as the mat color, but I figured I'd get both version printed up as samples. This is...

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As of writing this, I've designed all but one card. I have a few ideas floating around in my head for it but nothing has impressed me enough to commit to canvas. Once I have this final card's description complete, I can move on to completing the manual. With that, I can then get a final size for the box based on the number of cards, the length of the manual, the coin, and die. I'm very happy with the progress I've made, but I still have a good chunk of work ahead of me. The Transformed began as a...

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The Kickstarter ended with a Bang! And now we are pushing up our sleeves and getting all of the little details ironed out. I've collected a lot of great feedback on new card ideas (of which I have four left to complete) and a debate has been going on regarding the card back design. Here are the three options we are playing with: Currently White and Brown are neck and neck. My preference is for White, as it will be more of an impact when opening the box. Pre Orders So while the kickstarter has ended, I am still accepting...

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Today we will be discussing "The Immobile." This card began as a description rather than as an image. I know what I wanted the card to mean, but a few bad sketches of broken/missing limbs kept failing me until I remembered the Hobbling scene in Misery. That ended up being the inspiration for the image on the card. Upright: You are stuck in place that you don't want to be. Travel and freedom of movement eludes you. Maybe you are afraid to go out. Spend time exploring your city, find new experiences close to home and slowly work your way out...

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For The Desiccated, I wanted to have an image that evoked extreme thirst, so I searched through  bunch of illustrations of mummified remains for my reference. (Please ignore the typo in the card image) Upright: You have forgotten your simple basic needs and have become too focused on the details. Try to focus on the big picture, your health, your sleep, etc, and the other elements will fall into place. Inverted: You have been going through the motions and are forgetting what makes life worth living. You need to think about adding more spice- go out, make new friends, find...

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