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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

The deck linked by @Glorfindel is for French playing cards. Here's a link to poker playing cards, in PNG or SVG format. Poker cards are wider than French ones. This design is used by many decks, e.g....
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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

Googling for 'SVG cards' gives some results, including this one which is also featured on Wikipedia. (created by David Bellot)
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Is either player at a disadvantage when cards "aren't' shuffled well enough"?

As long as neither player has information about the order of cards in a deck of cards, no player can gain an advantage from a "bad" shuffle. A "bad" shuffle could be defined as a shuffle that does ...
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What kind of paper can I use for a game card?

If you are looking to prototype a game there are really three options, you'll want to weigh Expense vs Effort vs Polish. Obviously if you are just playtesting (especially early in the process) Polish ...
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How fair is an almost perfect riffle shuffle?

An almost perfect riffle shuffle of a 52 card deck is not perfectly random, but should be sufficiently fair for any casual purpose. I decided to test this experimentally. I coded up a quick python ...
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Can Konami accept a Yu-Gi-Oh card that I made?

In general, creative industries have a hard policy not to even look at fan submissions. Why? Because if they do look at fan submissions and later come up with something similar to the fan submission, ...
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What card game is this? 4 cards per player faced down

It's an actual remake of "Golf" and it's name is Kabo!
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Does a maximally clumped deck or a mana woven deck require require more shuffling to sufficiently randomize?

It doesn't make a difference. No deck in a known order is more or less random than any other deck in a known order. A deck with all of the lands together requires just as many shuffles for ...
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What does Tarot card size mean

If you're asking for dimensions, what I found is Mayday sleeves for french tarot cards listing size as 61x112mm And FFG "tarot sized" sleeves are 70x120mm
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Where can I download high quality images of poker cards?

In 2018, I created a W3C standard Custom Element <card-t suit=Hearts rank=Queen></card-t> CardMeister does not load SVG, it creates SVG client-side. All 52 cards SVG is optimized, ...
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What is a technique to hold old playing cards with no corner indicators?

No, there's no easy way to hold the cards so that the cards are identifiable without adjusting them to look at each one's full face. The solution to that problem was the "major innovation" ...
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Can bridge-style duplicate play work for Magic and other CCGs?

Not sure this is an answer, but it certainly isn't a comment. Sentences in [brackets] are ignorable side-notes. In team-of-four bridge events, including the world championships, the two tables in the ...
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Is either player at a disadvantage when cards "aren't' shuffled well enough"?

There are certainly games in which a bad shuffle can benefit one player. I remember playing Ligretto, also called Dutch Blitz, against my teenage nieces who were winning far more frequently than even ...
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Is either player at a disadvantage when cards "aren't' shuffled well enough"?

Your wife is confusing 'random' with 'balanced' Human beings, in general, have a terrible understanding of probability. There's a rather popular probability demo that teachers use, where they'll ...
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Revealing an effect of a card after player makes their choice

You could borrow from the "Crossroads" idea used in Dead of Winter and Gen7 - in those games there's a deck of Crossroads cards, and on your turn the player to your left draws one of them, and if its ...
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Is there any card game where the cards' back color is meaningful?

Nertz requires a different color back (or back design) for each player to determine the score at the end of the game, so two-player Nertz would match your description. Each player (team) scores one ...
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Rock Paper Scissor Lizard Spock applied to units features

Simple Answer: Enforce Type Interactions Pokemon video games (and the card games) tackles this idea with type. Water beats Fire, Fire beats Grass, Grass beats Water. The simplest answer is to modify ...
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Can bridge-style duplicate play work for Magic and other CCGs?

One of the things that makes duplicate bridge work is that, once the cards are dealt, the random factors are mostly fixed. The decisions people make in the middle of the game don't tend to change ...
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Can bridge-style duplicate play work for Magic and other CCGs?

Deckbuilding is part of playing a CCG. Playing a game of Magic with a deck you had no control over is like playing a round of Bridge where someone else did the bidding for you. Any proposal for ...
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What card game is this?

You are describing Shithead or one of its many variants. from the wikipedia page. From a standard, shuffled deck of cards, each player is dealt 9 cards in total: 3 face-down cards in a row (blind ...
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What is "Suzy's Game"? A playing card game passed down my family for three generations

There are many different games that could fit this description. The first that came to my mind is Skip-Bo. The object of the game is to be the first player or team to play out their entire stock pile(...
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A card game with a mat on the table and chips in the kitty

My best guess is Tripoley. The main pictures on Board Game Geek show a plastic version, but this image shows a version with a mat. There is a Kitty pile, and 8 other piles. Each hand has a Hearts ...
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Different between Capsa, Big two and Daifugō

According to Wikipedia, Cap Sa and Big Two are the same game while Daifugo has slightly different rules. I could scrutinize those pages and try to summarize the differences here, but I think there's ...
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Is it okay to draw from the middle of the deck?

As long as you draw the whole deck before shuffling discards, it doesn't matter. Simply put, all cards in a well shuffled deck are equal. (Or have an equal probability of being this or that.) ...
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What is the best way to shuffle a large deck without damaging the cards?

For me, I would divide the deck into smaller parts that you can handle. Riffle shuffle (or any way you like) those and mix the small decks together, one group at a time.
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Making a family card game playable online

I know this is a very old question, but if the goal is just to play the game with your family (who already know the rules) then the easy way to make it happen is to just get a copy of Tabletop ...
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What card game is this? 4 cards per player faced down

Sound like a variant of the card game Golf, which has you using 6 cards to do about the same thing. Everything else seem to line up. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golf_(card_game)
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What card game is this? 4 cards per player faced down

We know it by the name of COBO. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cabo_(game) Similar rules, difference is: 1. Every card has a value of the number written on the card. 2. Powers are in batches. Eg. 7-8 ...
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Revealing an effect of a card after player makes their choice

You can use the backside of the card Gloomhaven does this, where the setup and query are on one side with the resolution on the other. I thought Arkham Horror did as well, but it didn't, it let you ...
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