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Theory 11 Announces Build A Brick Playing Card Collection

Theory 11 has announced the easiest and most fun way to start or build your playing card collection. 

They call it: Build a Brick. A brick, in the playing card world, is a box of 12 decks. Today, Theory 11 has created an all-new way to build a variety pack box, filled with decks that you pick yourself! The best part? 

To celebrate the launch of this new feature, they have priced each brick box at $99. That’s a full 15% off the normal price of the decks inside – not to mention the premium package they arrive in.

Click HERE for more info.

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Theory 11 Star Wars Playing Cards

To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Theory 11, has collaborated with JJ Abrams for a special Star Wars deck.

The cards are available in two iterations: the “Dark Side” and “Light Side.” Adorned with an embossed red and black design, the “Dark Side” packaging reads “The Power of the Dark Side” on its side and is sealed with a red emblem emblazoned with “Defend the Empire.” In a similar design, the “Light Side” packaging is dressed in a striking blue color. Yoda’s iconic phrase “Luminous Beings Are We” is printed on the tuck box’s side.

Focusing on the details of the actual cards themselves, the traditional face cards depicts Star Wars characters. For example, the King is replaced with a depiction of Darth Vader holding his distinctive red lightsaber, while an ornate, geometric design makes up his dress. The Jack and Queen characters are also replaced by some of the most revered characters from the saga.

Order HERE for $9.95 per deck.

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Ladbrokes Designed ‘Homeland’ Playing Cards in Celebration of The New Season

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The popular TV drama ‘Homeland’ returns to the screens for another season. In celebration of the start of season four of the series starring Claire Danes in the role of a mentally unstable CIA officer, the betting company Ladbrokes has designed some exclusive playing cards featuring some of the show’s characters such as Brody and Carrie as the Royal cards.

King

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 The King card features an illustrated version of Nicholas Brody. Played by Damian Lewis, Brody was supposed to be a temporary character according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Brody is a sergeant in the U.S. Marines who was captured by al-Qaeda. He spent eight years as a prisoner of war and upon his release he returns to the US. Carrie suspects him of having been turned into an al-Qaeda operative. Brody has trouble reconnecting with his wife and his two children. He becomes Carrie’s love interest before leaving the series at the end of season 3.

 Queen

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The Queen card pays tribute to bipolar protagonist Carrie Mathison, played by Claire Danes. Carrie is a very intelligent, intense CIA officer who suspects Brody of being an al-Qaeda terrorist. She tries to find proof for her suspicion but the two end up getting romantically involved. The card features a saxophone, thus alluding to Carrie’s love for jazz and the unpredictable and messy way in which her mind works.

 Jack

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The Jack card is dedicated to Saul Berenson in the form of two USB sticks. Saul, played by Mandy Patinkin, is the Middle East Division Chief at the CIA. He has been with the CIA for over 35 years. Saul deeply cares for Carrie, whom he considers to be his protégé. Despite her odd methods, he stands by her and protects her whenever he can. He is married to Mira but because Saul usually puts his work before his family, their relationship isn’t always easy.

Ace

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 Seeing as the whole series is about a CIA officer and her work it isn’t surprising that the Ace playing card is dedicated to the American intelligence-gathering agency CIA. An eagle is prominently displayed in the middle of the card.

The beautiful playing cards were especially designed in celebration of the latest season of the popular show. You can take a closer look at the ‘Homeland’ playing cards on the Ladbrokes website. It also features playing card sets of other popular TV series such as ‘Game of Thrones’.

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