'Eclipse' Playing Card Deck

A project in East Hampton, CT by Caleb Gates

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Custom Playing Card Deck Printed by Bicycle. The Eclipse Deck is an Explosion of Color Contrasted Against a Dark Night Sky.
Backers: 454
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $11,335 of $10,000
Dates: May 31st -> Jun 30th (30 days)
Project By: Caleb Gates
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Latest News

11K Custom Seal

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Yeah 11K Decks will now have a custom eclipse seal. (shown on the main page) 1K more for stripper decks. 2 hours 41 minutes left, but who’s counting Lets do this!  (Read More)


June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We made it, 100% funded and still 23 hours to go!!! Now everyone can take a deep breath and relax. Realize however that it’s not over yet; the next 23 hours should be exciting to say the least!  I’ll be monitoring the account all day tomorrow to... (Read More)

Hold on for the ride!

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
I am 100% confident that we will hit our funding goal!  But just to reassure you, Kickstarter is designed in such a way that your credit card will not be charged if the project doesn’t hit goal therefore there’s absolutely no risk in going along... (Read More)

Stripper Decks

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Stripper Decks are still a stretch goal at 125%, they were just lost in translation from text to pictures.  If anyone else has a comment or question please don't hesitate to bring it to my attention.   - Thank you to Robert Kelley for your comment... (Read More)

A New Start - Tuck Seal - Final Week

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's never to late for a fresh start right?  With that said I just redid the entire page inserting pictures and titles in place of large paragraphs.  Take a look as it may shed light on any questions you have... and its very colorful.   Stretch... (Read More)

T-Shirts Are In, Dress the Part

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
The T-Shirts are Happening thanks to You! Sufficient support has been vocalized and T-Shirts are moving forward. $20 Reward T-SHIRT – Total Eclipse Ace of Spades T-Shirt. This shirt will be two-color silkscreen printed on a high quality 100% cotton... (Read More)

T-Shirt Design is Here

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
T-Shirt - I will add this t-shirt as a reward if there is support for it. The shirt will be two color silkscreen printed on a high quality 100% cotton shirt. They will be $20 and I need to order 50 to make this work. Visit my Facebook page, like the... (Read More)

Making Headlines

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This article was posted earlier today. It is incredibly well written and features a picture of my identical twin, a good friend and me. http://tuckcase.com/2013/06/17/kickstarter-project-the-spirit-behind-total-eclipse-playing-cards/  (Read More)

Movie Time

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Great things are soon to happen, this is one of them.  I was recently approached by the creators of: Fallen Cards, Rise of the Magicians. Fallen Cards is a new project to Kickstarter and appears to be the makings of an Epic film. Fallen Cards will... (Read More)

Bicycle Total Eclipse playing cards

June 10th - via: maxplayingcards.com
As a magic apprentice, and inspired by other magic cards, Caleb Gates decided to design his own deck, and here it is: the Bicycle Total Eclipse deck. (Read More)

Lets go, 4 - O

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve reached another milestone! In just a week we’ve reached $4000, that’s 40% of our goal. This past week has been a real adventure, watching the project grow, contacting magic shops and talking to friends. Just think about it, if we each... (Read More)

Slight Name Change

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Several card collectors have expressed concern that another Eclipse deck already exists. In fact it can be found here on Kickstarter. While the page says it will never be reprinted I’ve chosen to alter the name of my deck slightly to remove any... (Read More)

Great Start

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm excited to announce that we're more than 1/3 of the way there! To keep the momentum going I ask each of you to take no more than five minutes to share the Eclipse deck on your favorite forum, with your Facebook friends, with your Twitter... (Read More)

International Shipping

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
I did not foresee the resounding support from international backers and therefore the international shipping is based on the purchase of a single deck.  I've edited the shipping cost so that international backers must only add $3 per deck if buying... (Read More)

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