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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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Help identify old advertising card game

The card you are missing is 1 (rose) 1 The Officers The Factory The Page Woven Wire Fence Co The Business After studying the cards, I have come to the conclusion that the order of the ...
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What is the typical DPI at which playing cards are printed?

From a quick Google search it would appear the standard industry DPI is 300. Another web printing service discusses is here: A Note About DPI. They only print at 300 DPI. As is mentioned in a comment ...
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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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How thick are Dominion cards?

I just did a measurement of my fairly well played dominion cards. When allowed to float up, a stack of 50 cards is 23/32 of an inch tall. I tried different combinations to account for imperfections ...
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What is the name of this game?

From Wikipedia's List of patience (i.e. solitaire) games, there are three that I could find with a triangular layout, plus one with three triangles, that might be the one you're thinking of: Pyramid ...
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Brand new Pokemon Cards bent in packaging!

According to the Pokemon.com FAQ My cards were ruined, can you replace them? Company policy dictates that we only replace products damaged through manufacturer error. In addition, we do not keep ...
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Looking for a card game about auerochs

I think you're talking about one of the following: Take 5 Take 10 6 Nimmt! 11 Nimmt! Category 5 Hornochsen All are variations on the same theme, so take your pick.
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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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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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Where can I buy a deck of personalized cards?

I've had great experiences with Printer's Studio. You can have anything from a custom back on standard playing card fronts to completely custom fronts and backs that are different for each card. Good ...
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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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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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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 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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What is the 'Liverpool Shuffle'?

I think this is because Liverpudlians, especially back in the 60s, were stereotypically a bit cheeky (as in, untrustworthy). John is saying that it's the usual Liverpool way of shuffling so as not to ...
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What is this notation for dimensions: 2-11/16" x 3-13/16"

2-11/16" x 3-13/16" means 2 and 11/16 inches by 3 and 13/16 inches, or 2.6875 inches x 3.8125 inches. This works out to be about 68.2625mm x 96.8375mm. For reference Magic cards are about 63mm x 88mm.
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What is this notation for dimensions: 2-11/16" x 3-13/16"

The " in 2-11/16" denotes inches. The number of inches is written using a common notation for representing improper fractions using only ASCII characters. The represented fraction is 2-11/16" means "...
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