The White Rabbit Playing Cards

A project in Austin, TX by Erik Dahlman

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Inspired by the works of Lewis Carroll, this is the newest Bicycle® deck from Albino Dragon. Printed by the USPCC.
Backers: 1004
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $38,470 of $7,500
Dates: Jan 10th -> Jan 31st (22 days)
Project By: Erik Dahlman
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Latest News

Cards are being printed

April 3rd - via:
I just wanted to give everyone an update about where we are in the process. We have already received the coins and the dice are currently being manufactured. The cards are being printed and we hope to have everything in our warehouse to start... (Read More)

Coins are here and decks are ordered!

March 9th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Limited Edition run size, Coins, and Wired

February 8th - via:
So it looks like we're ordering 3000 decks at this point. I'll double check the math when the invoice comes in to make sure that I didn't miss any.  We've also submitted all our files to Bicycle and those should be reviewed (and hopefully approved)... (Read More)

Designers, Classic Playing-Card Maker Win Big on Kickstarter

February 7th - via:
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)

Surveys Sent

February 6th - via:
All of the surveys have been sent out. Please fill those out before tomorrow so that I can get an accurate count of how many prints and coins we'll need to order. The art files were submitted to Bicycle yesterday and they had a few changes they... (Read More)

Thank you!

January 31st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Final Stretch - so here's a stretch goal

January 31st - via:
We're down to the last 8 hours or so of the project and we're so close to $40,000 we thought we'd give you an incentive to help push us over. If we hit $40,000 everyone will receive an extra die in their shipment! Note: Everyone at the $11 and higher... (Read More)

Less than 24 hours left

January 31st - via:
If you were waiting to pledge, now would probably be a good time. I know how it goes, you think you'll get to it later and then you realize the next day that you missed out and lost your chance. With a commercial product it might not be so bad, but... (Read More)

28 hour countdown

January 30th - via:
We're done to our last 28 hours so we've added a couple things that have been requested in the past few days. The first is a pledge level that has 2 of each deck. This includes The White Rabbit, the unlimited Call of Cthulhu (red), the limited Call... (Read More)

Uncut sheets and games as add-ons

January 29th - via:
We moved a few of the pledge levels around which made it difficult for our backers to get everything they wanted (including the uncut sheets and games). So we've figured out the best way to bring these to you as outlined in the images below.  Please... (Read More)

Cliff notes

January 28th - via:
I realize not everyone reads all of the updates, so I have condensed the most common questions here. All of The White Rabbit decks are limited edition  You can look at the original Kickstarters for Ace of Spies and Genegrafter. And there are some... (Read More)

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

January 28th - via:
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:
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:
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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