Category Archives: Fun & Games

What Does The Deck Say? July 18 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 face cards stand alone, but have tales for themselves.

For those wishing something more pleasant, Artiphany also has decks featuring dogs, kittens, or mermaids.

Today’s cards: 5 of Spades, 7 of Hearts, & 4 of Clubs. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 18 2014

What Does The Deck Say? July 17 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 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: Ace of Swords, Knight of Cupsrv, & Ace of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 17 2014

What Does The Deck Say? July 14 2014

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem and Riccardo Minetti. 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: Knight of Swords, 3 of Swords, & 4 of Chalices.

Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 14 2014

What Does The Deck Say? July 11 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 face cards stand alone, but have tales for themselves.

For those wishing something more pleasant, Artiphany also has decks featuring dogs, kittens, or mermaids.

Today’s cards: 4 of Hearts, Ace of Clubs, & 7 of Diamonds. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 11 2014

What Does The Deck Say? July 10 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 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: King of Cupsrv, 9 of Cups, & 2 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 10 2014