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First Look: The Kingdom of the Dead Playing Cards by Sextante Studio



El Reino de Los Muertos (The Kingdom of the Dead) is a professional deck of cards inspired by the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead. The deck is a reinterpretation of one of the oldest traditions, the design respects the classic images of playing cards.


The team at Sextante Studio have reimagined the symbolism, colors and traditional characters into a modern aesthetic. Each image was created with profound respect and significant research. Bright and dynamic colors are contrasted with dark, elegant borders.


The traditional figures are transformed into irreverent and playful characters with a touch of solemnity. The courts are meticulously painted by hand in watercolor. The traditional figures in the cards have been reimagined in the rich traditions of Mexico.


The casino quality deck will be printed by Cartamundi with texturized linen cardstock imported from France. Available for sale on November 20th!


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