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Essentia Playing Cards (relaunch)

A project in Voorburg, Netherlands by Mankin Chan

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A 100% custom and original deck of playing cards, designed with both playability and collectability in mind: Essentia Playing Cards!
Backers: 242
Average Pledge Per Backer: €25

Funded: €6,141 of €5,500
Dates: Jan 30th -> Mar 1st (30 days)
Project By: Mankin Chan
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February 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, With two days left in the campaign we are finally 100% funded! Massive thanks to all of you for helping to make Essentia Playing Cards real! I can't express how happy I am that this deck will be produced =D Stretch goals Now we are... (Read More)

#4 - Final 10 days!

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, First of all, welcome to all new backers since the last update. It is great to have you all on board of this project =D!   Final promotion blast! With this fourth update we have arrived at the final 10 days of this campaign. We are... (Read More)

#3 - Getting closer now!

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, We are at 1/3 of our campaign now and still going strong with 72% funded! Thanks again to get us this far already =) Add-ons This week, I got some questions from some of you that are new to Kickstarter about how to add-on a limited... (Read More)

#2 - Halfway there, lets go to the next landmark!

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, After 5 days in the project we are already over 50% funded thanks to all of you!   Like promised, I have been very busy with the promotion of the project this week. Articles on Behance, Kardify, MaxPlayingCards & Bordspeler have... (Read More)

#1 - A great start!

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, It is time for a quick first update! Welcome (back) to the Essentia project! We had a great start this time, with almost 100 backers and 42% funded in the first day! I am very grateful for your support and I cannot thank you all enough... (Read More)

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