Children of the Beast

MEMENTO, A NEW Bycicle Playing Card Deck

A project in Cesena, Italy by Valerio Aversa

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Memento, a unique Playing Card Deck designed by Valerio Aversa, inspired by the history of playing card design. Printed By USPCC
Backers: 213
Average Pledge Per Backer: £25

Funded: £5,379 of £12,000
Dates: May 30th -> Jun 29th (30 days)
Project By: Valerio Aversa
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Latest News

Thank you Guys!

June 28th - via:
Hi everyone... This is our last update! It has been a great journey...Sadly the project didn't get founded but  we are already planning to relaunch in a couple of months. Stay tuned and really thanks for your support!!! Valerio and Antonios. P.S.... (Read More)

Decks we like...

June 14th - via:
 Hi guys, I wanted to show what I´m backing and what are the best decks on ks at the moment. I backed a few decks and today I want to show you Heretic by Lorenzo Gagiotti, Muertos by Steve Minty and Sherlock Holmes by Shane Tyree. Heretic Custom... (Read More)

A little update :)

June 11th - via:
Just a quick one everyone! Lots of people enjoy the educational aspect that comes with each card and the description Valerio posts on a regular basis. We do intend to turn them into an Ebook (at the very least) if the project gets funded.We've had a... (Read More)

King of Diamonds, Julius Caesar

June 10th - via:
Gaius Julius Caesar (July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC) was a Roman general, statesman, Consul, and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.... (Read More)

Bits and Bobs and Press Kit (finally)

June 8th - via:
Hello Kickstarters and Backers of MEMENTO! Really glad to see we have had some strong initial support. Just a few housekeeping things from me today :) Finally put some material together for a ‘Press Kit’ modelled on the Atelier Deck Press Kit... (Read More)

King Of Clubs, Alexander the great

June 6th - via:
Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of the Greek kingdom of Macedon. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of... (Read More)

Jack of Diamonds, Hector

June 5th - via:
In Greek mythology, Hector was a Trojan prince and the greatest fighter for Troy in the Trojan War. As the first-born son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba, who was a descendant of Dardanus and Tros, the founder of Troy. On the English deck, he holds a... (Read More)

King of Hearts, Charlemagne

June 4th - via:
Called “Charles” on the French deck, probably after Charles the Great (Charlemagne). On the English deck, he also holds a sword (above his head), and both his hands are visible. Unlike the other kings, he does not have a mustache. He faces... (Read More)

Jack of Spades, Hogier the Dane

June 3rd - via:
Hogier the Dane is a legendary character who first appears in an Old French chanson de geste, in the cycle of poems Geste de Doon de Mayence. Called “Hogier” on the English deck, he holds an unidentifiable object. He has a mustache. He faces... (Read More)

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