Veil of Ruin

5 Black Box Playing Card Games with Bicycle Playing Cards

A project in Fishers, IN by Warpunk Games

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5 New playing card games, Revenant Bicycle playing cards, game cards and game pieces all bundled up in the Black Box.
Backers: 307
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $12,265 of $19,000
Dates: Jul 28th -> Sep 11th (45 days)
Project By: Warpunk Games
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Latest News

Black Box Playing Cards

September 10th - via:
Hey Everyone, Well it looks like this project isn’t going to make it, but that is ok, like I said, I am not one to give up. My plan is to re-launch in 2 to 3 weeks from now with a revised project. I am still waiting on some quotes from a couple of... (Read More)

Final Pip Colors

September 6th - via:
Hey everyone! Just in case you didn’t see the comments on the last update, it has been decided that the pip colors for the Vivant deck are going to be purple and green and the pip colors for the Revenant deck will be blue and red. Take a look at... (Read More)

Pip Color Part 3

September 5th - via:
By popular demand, here is the Vivant deck with Green and Purple pips. Let me know what you like. I am also showing what the Revenant deck will look like to stay consistent. There are 3 main colors for each deck, Revenant = Blue, Red, Gold - Vivant =... (Read More)

Pip Color Part 2

September 4th - via:
Hey everyone, Well I looked at what everyone said and I came up with three options. Please let me know what you think and if at all possible, put them in order of preference. This is one of those things that hopefully everyone will be good with the... (Read More)

Pip Color

September 4th - via:
Hey Guys, Wanted your opinion real quick. One of our backers thinks that it may be too difficult to differentiate between the Diamonds/Hearts and the Spades/Clubs on the Vivant deck when the cards are being used for card games. I have created some... (Read More)

Free Decks!!

September 3rd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Vivant Spades and Hearts

September 3rd - via:
Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! Here are the images for all the Vivant Spade and Heart cards. Hope you like them! Brian  (Read More)


August 28th - via:
So I finally received in all my dice samples from Chessex and they look great!! Here are a couple of pictures for ya. Remember that you will get 6 of each with a Black Box collectors set. Your choice of 12 with the Game Player pledge level. Or you... (Read More)

Vivant Hearts, New Backer Icons and Facebook Banners

August 25th - via:
Good Evening!Here are the Vivant Face Cards and Ace for Hearts. Here are some new backer icons.All you need to do is right click on the graphic you like and save it to your computer.Then up at the top where you see the word “me” and an arrow,... (Read More)

Revenant Cards, Jokers and Help

August 23rd - via:
Good Afternoon, For those of you who weren’t with us at the beginning of the project, I wanted to sort of go over what is going on with the project. Originally, I just had the one Revenant deck and intended to produce 600 units of the game set. It... (Read More)

2 More Limericks

August 18th - via:
Good evening, I thought it was time for a couple more limericks. Enjoy!! Written by Steve Giles. He is a local comedian and a great guy. You can visit it website at or follow him on twitter @StephenVincentG Hope you enjoy... (Read More)

The Good ol 80s

August 18th - via:
Hey everyone! Had a great weekend at GenCon, talked to people and played lots of games. Hopefully some good will come out of it for our project. I also wanted to point out another card project to you guys. It is ran by Ari Steffen and it looks really... (Read More)

GenCon and another cool deck

August 17th - via:
Hello everyone!! GenCon has been great fun and I have met some really cool people. Finally got to meet the guys over at Albino Dragon, real nice guys. I have been telling people about the project and even played a few games of Grave Digger. It is... (Read More)

Pledge Levels

August 14th - via:
Hey guys, just wanted to inform you of what is going on with the project. There has been some confusion with the pledge levels still because of the addition of the second deck. So I have listened to several suggestions and even though I have a note... (Read More)


August 14th - via:
Hey everyone!! As many of you know the biggest hurdle to overcome on kickstarter is getting the word out. Which is why we are taking this chance to let you know of another great card design “Creepy!” that you should check out and if you like it I... (Read More)

Custom Dice, Facebook and GenCon

August 13th - via:
Good Afternoon Everyone!! Well I have some more exciting news for all of you. I have been working on custom dice, and I tell you, sometimes the stars align just right. Below are some images and I think you will see what I mean.These will be made by... (Read More)

30% Funded and I need your vote

August 9th - via:
Hello everyone! We hit a milestone today by reaching 30%. In Kickstarter's book, projects that hit this mark have a higher chance of succeeding! Basically, if a project can make it this far early in their time frame, they have a pretty good shot of... (Read More)

The Queen of Spades

August 7th - via:
We had a great day today with a lot of new backers! Thank you all for your support!! This is very exciting! So this is the first in a series of limericks written by a good friend of mine. Each one will tell how a face card met his or her death. These... (Read More)

HUGE Update!!!

August 5th - via:
Hey everyone! Here is a huge update for you. If you look at the project page you will see a lot of changes. The biggest one being that I now will be printing both decks!! To do this I had to free up a lot of money. So here is a list of the changes.... (Read More)

Revenant and Vivant Bicycle decks. The 5 Black Box Card Games

August 4th - via:
Some months ago, I wrote about the black zombie deck. Unfortunatelly, that deck didn’t get funds enough to get printed but since that moment, Brian Lee, from WarPunk Games, has been working to release something more special based on the original project. The result is the Revenant and Vivant Bicycle decks. (Read More)

Black or White

August 1st - via:
Good evening everyone. I just wanted your opinion on something. Which one do you like more and would rather be the first deck printed. The other one would be the stretch goal. Or if you would like to see something else, some other color combination,... (Read More)

Image Icons

July 31st - via:
Hey guys, I was looking at the backer report and I noticed that most of you just have little blue squares for your icon and I thought “how sad” so I decided to make some graphics that you can use if you like. All you need to do is right click on... (Read More)

I need your vote!

July 31st - via:
Hey everyone!I am trying to get featured on this awesome website called Awesome Gaming Projects. They send out emails about cool projects that have started up on Kickstarter and they feature games on their site but I need your help.Go... (Read More)

Great First Day and The Gravedigger Game

July 28th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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