"Miles" by Dan

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"Miles" by Dan

Unread postby Danspiral@gmail.com » Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:05 pm  

Hi everyone, I'm hoping to get some feedback on a deck design I'm working on. I'm calling it the "Miles" deck. I'm imagining 2 versions, one Simple (and cheap) "Legionary" version and a more intricate "Centurion" version.
Legionary without border:
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with border from roman sarcophogi:
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Centurion 4 color version:
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I want to create something that can come close to replacing my standard "cherubs on bicycles" decks since I really can't identify with cherubs on bicycles. I want it to be dorky enough for other nerds to ask me about it but not gob-smacking enough to draw unsolicited attention. I settled on a scutum because I feel like it adds to my style, is appropriately geeky and is iconic enough to (hopefully) go onto a cardback without smelling like an "art card". I want to make something that is functional for both cardistry and card magic - so I want the back nice and "spinny" and the insides to be nearly standard and identifiable.
I'd rather the design lean toward "I can't believe that doesn't already exist" more than "wow that's amazing art".
So what do you guys think of that? Am I thinking about the right things? What do you think of the design? Does it make you want to work on a new "Testudo" move?
Thanks in advance.
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Re: "Miles" by Dan

Unread postby MagikFingerz » Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:23 pm  

I just heard from The Proclaimers, they would order 500 of these, and then 500 more.






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Re: "Miles" by Dan

Unread postby TGunitedcardists » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:45 pm  

I think the details would be blurred on the actual card. I think they are too fine.

Unfortunately, your design doesn't appeal to me. There is just too much blank space for a card back for my liking.
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Re: "Miles" by Dan (wap)

Unread postby Danspiral@gmail.com » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:14 am  

Thanks tgunited. What is the minimum line width they'll (USPCC I think) print? I tried to go off others I have but I'm just geussing. Would you like to see it with more flourish density?
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Re: "Miles" by Dan (wap)

Unread postby TGunitedcardists » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:22 am  

Danspiral@gmail.com wrote:Thanks tgunited. What is the minimum line width they'll (USPCC I think) print? I tried to go off others I have but I'm just geussing. Would you like to see it with more flourish density?


I don't know what the minimum is. Most people test with MPC for a demo deck.

For me, I consider back design and custom courts when purchasing a deck. Currently, your back design isn't in my wheelhouse. I only tried to offer a suggestion.
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