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Dungeon Solitaire: Labyrinth of Souls - Tarot Deck
by Evan W. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 04/29/2019 00:44:43

Got my order today and its gorgeous. The only way these cards could be any better is if the 2-10 cards of each suit were illustrated as well. I would happily have paid more for a full illustrated deck in this style.

I've been fishing around for some time and this is the only tarot deck I've been able to find with a suitably grim, medieval-ish design, perfect for my intended use of having my Warhammer party try to divine and dodge what tomorrow will bring. The black & white inked picture design is the closest I have been able to find so far (style-wise) to the sketchy paperback illustrations seen in the Norrel & Strange television series, which inspired me to go looking in the first place. Most others are just too colourful or cartoony to thematically fit a grim setting. It doesn't hurt that the cards are a nice midnight black either.

Time to go shopping for a 80 or 90-card deck case to protect these.

[5 of 5 Stars!]
Dungeon Solitaire: Labyrinth of Souls - Tarot Deck
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Dungeon Solitaire: Labyrinth of Souls - Tarot Deck
by David M. [Verified Purchaser] Date Added: 12/20/2018 14:11:42

The deck is beautiful and feels nice in the hands. It's the perfect deck to accompy the book Dugeon Solitaire: Labryinth of Souls.

When coupled with the book, you have tons of ways to enjoy and play this game! So far, I've played Dugeon Solitaire: Tomb of the Four Kings (Basic Game). Labryinth of Souls (Both Expert and Advanced), The Cartomancy varaition which I found to be amazing! So amazing in fact that it rekindled my love of tarot cards that I had in my youth. I'm glad I still kept all my old books on the subject! Lastly, I am currently playing Campaign Mode in Labryinth of Souls, which in my humble opinion is worth the price of the book and deck combined!

My character's name is David the Hop and just upgraded from the Rank of a Fool to a Robber. He also choose to become a Ranger, which will come in handy for those pesky mazes! Each delve that I've done so far is very tense as it should be! I can't say enough good about this game!

The future of David the Hop is an uncertain one for sure, but whatever comes of him, I've still got several other modes to try from the book. Undead Hordes, in which I'll try to detroy a Lich. Dragon's Hoard, in which I'll try to slay a dragon for their hoard of treasure, 2 player mode which I just ordered a 2nd deck for and even a few others. Here's the thing too, not one idea in this book is what I'd consider to be a "filler". It's all well thought out ideas and solid thinking in design all the way around.

For it's portabitly, theme and design, I'd say that it's one of the best Solo RPG's that I own!

If I had to say something bad about this game, I'd say this.

As far as the deck sold on here goes, while nice, I don't think the price reflects the quality. For one, these card backs are black bordered, which means after a fair amount of shuffling the cards will start to show signs of wear more so then if the cards were white bordered. Being a card magician, when I hear the word "Deluxe" used to describe cards, I think "a great quality and finish". While these cards don't feel "cheap" they don't benefit from any noticeable finish either, such as an "Air-Cushion Finsih" that could be found on Bicycle Playing Cards.

Also, I think that in the ad copy for the game, it should be made clear that if one is interested in playing this game two player, that two decks are required.

The small gripes aren't enough for me to lower my 5 star rating of this game and deck. This experience has been as enjoyable as one single game could be and I've only just started stratching the surface of what is possible with this game via the deck and book!

[5 of 5 Stars!]
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