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Posts on Gaming Decks

Tarocco Bolognese

08/04/2012 at 11:50 AM

Tags gaming decks reviews modern

I'm new to tarot gaming, so I only knew a couple of things to look for in a good gaming Tarot deck, but I think I've found a style I like. This deck features reversible images for each of the court cards and the trumps, so that you don't have to turn your cards around while you are playing, which could lead to your opponent learning about your hand. This deck has been well designed to be easily legible, and seems quite functional. Unlike some other gaming decks I have seen, it is easy to tell the pages from the knights. The artwork is simple but attractive, with bold lines and a bright primary color scheme. The cards themselves are fully coated and quite sturdy, entirely appropriate for everyday use in gameplay. Despite these relatively modern features, the deck still has a great deal of old world charm.


Tarot Genoves

08/04/2012 at 11:50 AM

Tags 19th century reviews gaming decks

I purchased this deck hoping to use it for gaming, which is why I'm so pleased with it. While it is an extremely authentic reproduction of an 1887 design, it also bears all the features of modern playing cards, including reversible indices and reversible images on the major arcana and the pip cards. It does include a divinatory manual, but I have no doubt that the original deck was a gambler's deck.