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Cthulhu Playing Cards

A project in Austin, TX by Erik Dahlman
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CTHULHU is a Bicycle® Playing Card Deck by Albino Dragon. 56 amazing cards, printed by the USPCC. The stars are right.
Backers: 2216
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $96,583 of $7,500
Dates: Sep 13th -> Oct 11th (29 days)
Project By: Erik Dahlman
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Latest News

Albino Dragon Playing Cards Make Perfect Gifts for Geeks

December 15th - via: geekdad.com
Christmas is just around the corner, and we’ve all got those geeks on our list who have been really good this year, right? (Read More)

Kickstarter is not a store. Unless it is.

April 9th - via: albinodragon.com
Kickstarter appears to be suffering from an identity crisis. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, it stems from the fantastic opportunities that come from growing. (Read More)

The Dark Side of Marketing

April 3rd - via: albinodragon.com
We’ve spent a lot of money on marketing over the past year or so. Some of that has been with ads, some of which we tried Public Relations (PR) firms. These are the lessons I’ve learned after spending tens of thousands of dollars. (Read More)

4 Improvements Kickstarter Needs for Project Creators

February 12th - via: albinodragon.com
I feel like we’re very lucky to have been able to fund five for five, but in the past year that we’ve been doing this, I’ve found Kickstarter severely lacking in some areas when it comes to helping the project creator. (Read More)

Designers, Classic Playing-Card Maker Win Big on Kickstarter

February 7th - via: wired.com
Aspiring artists have customarily emphasized canvas and poster to display their talents, while co-opting the t-shirt as a medium starting in the 1950s and 1960s. Now, a new batch of designers are turning to a more venerable channel as an artistic outlet — the traditional deck of playing cards. (Read More)

Shipping – Or as I like to call it, “The fastest way to go bankrupt on Kickstarter”

January 28th - via: albinodragon.com
We’ve taken a lot of flack for our high shipping prices. Many backers have told us that other projects only charged them $X so why is ours so high? The reason is pretty simple, because that’s what shipping costs. Let’s take a look at a simple deck project like Call of Cthulhu… (Read More)

Local card gaming startup hopes for big things

January 21st - via: statesman.com
AUSTIN, TX -- Inside Erik Dahlman’s apartment off Loop 360 and RM 2222, there are stacked boxes full of playing cards. Last month, it was worse, he said. “If this looks like a lot, there were probably about three or four times as many boxes when I started,” he said. “These were stacked up in the kitchen.” (Read More)

Why You Should Set Realistic Pledge Levels – A Pledge Breakdown

January 14th - via: albinodragon.com
A case study on the costs of a single pledge and how $2 can make a big difference.

One question we get a lot is why our pledge prices are set the way that they are. We received this specific question on our last project quite a bit because of a $2 price increase we instituted. So we thought it might help to shed some light on the subject. (Read More)

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