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The Portal Tarot: The Apprentice is an easy-to-use, story-inspiring deck of high-fantasy Tarot cards! 

With these 78 cards, containing a mix of beautiful fantasy art and helpful text, drawing just 3 will give you more than 470,000 unique combinations of ideas:

  • Flesh out a character with a background and motivation!
  • Create a random event, plot hook, or encounter!
  • "Predict" what will happen next!
  • Or anything you can generate through symbolism and imagery!

Whether or not you’ve ever used a Tarot deck before, The Portal Tarot: The Apprentice will help you dive right in and begin using them for role playing, writing fiction, and even self-reflection. The 22 fully-illustrated Major Arcana offer beautiful art that lends itself to quick interpretation, while the 56 text-based Minor Arcana each display their own keywords and explanations, ensuring that you never have to stop to look up the meaning of a card. 

While they can certainly be used for occult-style Tarot readings, this deck is especially well suited to fantasy fiction and role playing, as I drew inspiration from writers like Roger Zelazny, Terry Pratchett, and Diana Wynne Jones while writing the content and commissioning the art!

Check out the PDF preview below the thumbnail above for the first few pages of the instruction manual, or view my website via the links on my publisher page to read more about how to use Tarot cards. I have something for everyone there, whether you are a beginner who has never used a deck before, or an old-hat master who just wants to see what suggestions I have for gamers!
Examples of Major and Minor Arcana.

And when they are ordered Print-on-Demand, these cards come in a beautiful tuckbox!

The Cards in the Tuckbox.

... and that tuckbox can be unfolded to reveal hidden knowledge!

The Tuckbox Unfolding

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Jeremy G October 18, 2020 4:26 pm UTC
Are they 70mm x 120mm or some other size?
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Nathan R October 18, 2020 4:42 pm UTC
They are described by DriveThru as 2.75" by 4.75", which is about 69.85mm by 120.65mm. However, they seem to fit in the Tarot card sleeves by Mayday Games, which are listed as 70x120mm!
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KEVIN G October 04, 2019 8:27 pm UTC
Are these cards available as individual image files?
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Nathan R October 05, 2019 12:09 pm UTC
Yes! There is a file included——that has each card as an image.
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