Elite Playing Cards, who are currently in the middle of the Majestic Bicycle Kickstarter project, released the Bicycle Ritual Premier Playing Card Deck today.A pre-order announcement was made on Saturday on the Elite Playing Card's Facebook page with no details on when they would ship. However, today a new announcement was made in an update for backers of the Majestic deck that they are available now!
Details for the release:
...we have just released our new deck Ritual Premier (it's already printed see attached picture). It's $9.95 plus shipping, if you want to get it contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org (...we will ship them within 2-3 weeks to everyone who orders now)
A cellphone picture was also attached with the announcement:
The Ritual Premier is the third deck in a trilogy from Elite Playing Cards. The first being Ritual and the second is Divine, which were both successfully funded through Kickstarter. This deck is the only deck from the actual trilogy not to have a dedicated Kickstarter. In fact, not much information was released on this deck. However, according to information on the pre-order of the release it was the first deck to be designed and the last to be printed. There was a limited Ritual Gold Playing Card deck released in March of this year.
Here are the details of the deck from Elite's website:
- Bicycle® Ritual Premier Playing Cards Feature List:
- Thinner Borders
- Quality Bicycle® stock
- Printed with Deep Silver inks
- Elegant Silver line art on the backs
- 100% custom art from faces to pips
- Unique gaff card with multiple uses
- Extra Smooth Handling
- Limited Edition with 1 time printing only of 2.500 decks - only!
- Printed by the USPCC/Bicycle®