A captivating tale unwinds in these gorgeous, classically-inspired playing cards designed for card enthusiasts, magicians and poker players alike.
"The Tale of the Tempest Playing Cards" are a premium deck of 56 playing cards presented by The Gentleman Wake. This beautiful, custom deck of cards immortalizes the legend of, magician and illusionist, The Great Wylenti. It captures his illicit quest to uncover mysteries worthy of his name, the torrential tempest that thwarted his expedition and his relentless journey to be reunited with the beautiful Lady Eliza.
Designed by Lotrek, the breathtaking mirrored hourglass back design is complemented by an entwined The Great Wylenti monogram and surrounded by ornate detailing. This luxurious deck of cards is the epitome of elegance. It's no surprise that it was fully funded on Kickstarter in just 4 minutes!
The custom Court Cards in "The Tale of the Tempest Playing Cards" are classically inspired, yet still instantly recognizable so you can use them for card tricks and card games. A painstaking commitment to detail allows them to embrace historic inspiration while offering a modern touch.
On the illustrated Jokers, you'll find The Great Wylenti himself. Each deck also comes with a gaff card and is pre-stacked in Mnemonica order for extra card magic and mentalism potential.
"Tale of the Tempest Playing Cards" come in three versions.
The standard Dusk (Purple) and Ocean (Blue) versions, and the special limited edition "Tale of the Tempest Midnight Playing Cards"— an exclusive collectable version that infuses Cartamundi's signature cold foiling into the front and backs of the playing cards.
All "Tale of the Tempest Playing Cards" are packed into a embossed tucked case with matching foiling crafted by Oath Playing Cards. They are printed by Cartamundi with their famous Slimline stock and B9 True Linen finish. This is widely regarded by magicians and card collectors as possibly the best stock available today.
The Dusk and Dawn versions have a custom Ace of Spades and the Midnight Black version has a special custom Ace of Hearts.
Choose your favorite or get all three to complete your playing card collection!