Category Archives: Fun & Games

What Does The Deck Say? August 25 2014

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. While the card names mostly track conventional tarot naming, the scenes differ from Pamela Coleman Smith’s renditions. Not all minors display the full pip count of their number. Rather, the scenes are meant to evoke the intuition of the reader rather than depend on long lists of regurgitated meanings.

Today’s cards: Queen of Wands, 7 of Pentacles, & 9 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 25 2014

What Does The Deck Say? August 22 2014

Each suit in the Bag of Bones playing card deck tells a visual story progressing from Ace to Ten. A heartwarming lamia, a persistent gardener, a spider’s catch, and a clumsy walker make for quick stories. The court cards stand alone, but have tales for themselves. For those wishing something more pleasant, Artiphany also has decks featuring dogs, kittens, and mermaids.

Today’s cards: 3 of Hearts, 4 of Hearts, & Queen of Hearts. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 22 2014

What Does The Deck Say? August 21 2014

The Sweeney Tarot was designed to read with reversals. Having the expected 78 cards, one could use any system of meanings with it. However Lee Bradford has put deep thought into the meanings of the Sweeney Tarot, making sure it is approachable by all and without occult or religious concerns that would restrict its audience or use.

Today’s cards: 10 of Wandsrv, Strengthrv, & 6 of Coins. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 21 2014

What Does The Deck Say? August 20 2014

The Legacy of the Divine’s meanings are a reconciliation between Waite and Crowley. While purists of either system will be howling at the mingling of meanings and symbolism, the deck stands for itself and Leisa ReFalo’s meanings have proven themselves over the years.

Today’s cards: Page of Cups, 3 of Wandsrv, & The High Priestess. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 20 2014

What Does The Deck Say? August 18 2014

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. While the card names mostly track conventional tarot naming, the scenes differ from Pamela Coleman Smith’s renditions. Not all minors display the full pip count of their number. Rather, the scenes are meant to evoke the intuition of the reader rather than depend on long lists of regurgitated meanings.

Today’s cards: 3 of Swords, 9 of Pentacles, & The Fool. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 18 2014