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Location Cards - A Deck of 54 Fantastic Locales

A project in Manchester, United Kingdom by Stephen Coffey

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A deck of random fantasy locations, that's also usable as standard playing cards. Generate new ideas for your stories or games.
Backers: 388
Average Pledge Per Backer: £26

Funded: £9,939 of £900
Dates: Oct 25th -> Nov 24th (31 days)
Project By: Stephen Coffey
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Not long to go now

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We have come a long way, and it's been quite a ride over the last weeks. A huge thank you to each and every one of you for your support. Videos We definitely need to make two silly videos, and possibly 3 if things pick up just a little bit more... (Read More)

24 hours left; we're at ten times our goal!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to all of you for making this happen! (Read More)

The Magic of Crafting

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
A little known fact about the Major Arcana is that The Magician, the card valued at one, was once The Artisan. This, to me, seems rather apt; there is a very magical feeling when you create something new, that others appreciate. Our journey so far,... (Read More)


November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, we passed £8000 over night. That means we will be making at least one silly video, and if the spike in the last 48 hours is as big as last time, more than one! Any requests? That's not what I meant by "heartless", by the way, although... (Read More)

The Power of Three

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
This Kickstarter has exceeded our expectations, and resulted in the production of three whole decks: allowing us to explore over 150 different locations. Due to the realities of printing, you have to back for three decks (e.g. backing at the Three... (Read More)

An Inn, Cycles, and The Mountain

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's update is both easy and hard for me. I'm going to talk about cycles, those sets of similar yet different units/cards/buildings that you find in many games.  While the term is taken from Magic, the concept actually dug into my mind while... (Read More)

Death and Resurrection

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In many fantasy games, especially those styled after Dungeons and Dragons, death is only sometimes the end. Exceptional individuals (such as adventurers), or extremely unlucky ones, may find themselves being brought back to life by their friends, or... (Read More)

Making Cards: The Charcoal Burner's Cottage

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Many of the cards we post up for you have typos, and haven't been fully checked for misspellings and grammatical errors. In order to explain why, I'm going to go through the stages of card design with you. In particular we're going to be looking at... (Read More)

7 Days Left: The Chariots

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We're about to enter our last week, with no Stretch Goals left (we've thought about it: there's nothing left we think we can add to make the decks better). Now, common wisdom says that without Stretch Goals the backers have no reason to spread the... (Read More)

A Pair of Places to Precipitate Plot

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
There isn't much to say today, so let's get straight to the point: another two cards, this time the 8 of Hearts in both the Rural and Urban decks - in all the excitement over the major arcana we haven't forgotten about them.  Perhaps it is just a... (Read More)

Where once there was one, now there are three (or is that four?)

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
There has been a little confusion over what we are offering, probably because it has been presented in bits, so I thought I would take this opportunity to explain again what the decks are and what sort of things are in them. Initially we were... (Read More)

10 Days Left: Filling Out to 56

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We have just hit the £6000 mark as I post this, and we've got 10 days left in the Kickstarter. Filling Out to 56 We mentioned the £6000 stretch goal in our Tuesday update; a set of 6 more cards, spread among the 3 decks, to fill out all the decks... (Read More)

Past, Present and Future

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday Wow. just wow. Our total climbed by £895, which is just shy of our initial goal - that is truly astounding at this stage in a Kickstarter! Thank you, it's gratifying to know we got something right! Today   Today there are 12 days left, so... (Read More)

Cards of Epic Locations (and Proportions)

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We are making the Major Arcana! But before that - stretch goals We have passed £4800 this morning, which means the art card mentioned in update #7 is is going in - I think they'll look great!  To be honest we have got further than we expected, so... (Read More)

Twice the Rate; Half the Time :-)

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
You've passed another milestone today. Not an obvious one, but one that's really important to us. £4307. With Character Cards that was our final total: and one that made us very happy, as it allowed us to produce the full major arcana without making... (Read More)

How the High Road Monastery came to be + Two Interesting Kickstarters

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The following story was written by my partner, using both Location Cards and Character Cards for inspiration. Serena Milgard had the wind at her back and a full stomach as she went on her way, she was thankful that the weather had been unseasonably... (Read More)

Campaigning - Hexcrawls and Major Arcana

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Using the cards for hex crawls  Hex crawling can be a fun way to run a campaign - it's very open and freeform, without being totally devoid of structure. It often involves a lot of up-front work for the GM though, in drawing maps and working out... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked: Gaming the System!

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Over the weekend, the pledges slowed down, and we've been inching our way towards the latest stretch goal for several days. Today, we've started sprinting ahead again, and we're working out the details for the two new games. Speaking of games, it... (Read More)

Urban Renovation Complete!

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Once we reached £2400, we had a new set of suit symbols to make. Marcos has provided once again, and I'm ready to show you a recently rebuilt area: Ahh... I guess the workmen aren't quite done yet. Well, it's underway at least. A Closer Look Here... (Read More)

Things that go bats in the night

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Today is Halloween, and that means everywhere is going to be full of ghosts and monsters, little kids trick-or-treating, and drunk people in costume partying - I'm not sure which is scarier! So let's tell a story around the camp fire. You have a camp... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked: Urban Graffiti!

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
With your pledges pouring in, another stretch goal is reached... We've got another set of suit symbols to provide, giving the urban deck a more distinct, and more appropriate, feel. And we're hurtling towards the next goal: two new games playable... (Read More)

Suited Up; Pretty Things

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
On Saturday I mentioned that Marcos was going to be working his magic again, and he has. We now have a set of suit symbols that perfectly represent what each of the suits means in Location Cards. So, today's sample card is showing off his creations:... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked: Urban Explorers!

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
It's now two-days post launch, and you've reached the first stretch goal: We will be producing a deck of Urban locations to go with the original Rural deck. Because wherever they are, come rain or shine, the heroes will find a way to explore... (Read More)

One Day In.

October 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Toward the TownIt's now been about 24 hours since we launched, and the progress is looking promising. The base, Rural, deck is funded and the Urban deck is almost there too.  As we're nearly there, here's your first look at an Urban card: The card... (Read More)

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