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at least 110# card, probably not above 200# card. 110# is thicker than my playing cards, as an FYI. I've used it for quite shuffleable cards for playtest games. Once you get past 200# stock, you're into stuff too stiff for comfortable shuffling. A high rag content is good, as well, as it's more resilient than pure wood-pulp stocks. High clay content is ...
The most popular version in the English speaking world is the Rider-Waite Tarot cards. These were published in the early 20th century. This site has The Pictorial Key to the Tarot that contains B/W images of the Tarot cards (clicking those opens fair quality scans in color). The book and the images predate U.S. copyright laws. These images here are the ...
There is nothing particularly exclusive to print and play regarding solo play modes. They have the same problems as buy and play games. There are a great many games that cannot adapt to single player, at least not while still being fundamentally the same game. I would suggest to your friend that he can work on a different game, perhaps inspired by the ...
Generally, the best solution is to have a very functional design first, with a "pretty version" using the exact same underlying design, but with full color pretty images, including both in the package. The simple functional version will often be the trial - it needs to be low ink, and preferably grayscale. If the underlying design isn't functional, the game ...
Yep, you can download the images from the pictoral key to the tarot here. I'm creating a deck, the Evolutionary Options Tarot which is being released into the creative commons. That means copyright free tarot card images! Have at it, and I'd appreciate any feedback.
A simple solution if you are willing and able to spend some money: Buy another copy of the game, a foam paint brush, and a small container of white paint. Using the foam brush you can paint a nice, even, thin coat of white paint over the face of the cards and use a black permanent marker when they dry to write whatever your heart desires!
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