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The “Telltale Deck ‘o Cards” Project

posted by divisionten on - last edited by Jennifer - Viewed by 5.8K users

A small group of fanartists on the Sam and Max forum recently made a really awesome fanart calendar. But Telltale is so much more, and the forum members are also really diverse and talented. So why don’t we undertake something a bit bigger- like a full 54 card (A-K and two Jokers) deck of cards?

This is not intended for sale- just a fun fanart project for everyone to do!

So that we have some degree of order, here are…

DA RULES:

1. All cards are to be 750 pixels wide by 1050 tall. Essentially, a standard poker sized 2 ½ inch by 3 ½ inch card at 300 dpi. Please upload your finished card to an image-hosting site like Imageshack, and give us all a link.

Since there has been a little confusion- 72 dpi is what home printers and the internet use (and it's the default for Photoshop), but good commercial printers use 300 dpi- and that's usually the standard used by scanners and digital cameras, too. I picked the resolution I did so that regardless of whether you use inches or centimeters, and regardless of your grahic program's settings, we'll have uniformly sized cards.

2. One character, one card. So that we don’t end up with a deck half full of Nelson Tethers, once a character is claimed it’s out of the pool of options. However, characters that have more than one distinct model (human versus demon LeChuck come to mind, or Sam versus a doggleganger), may be treated as spearate characters.

3. Choosing a card: When choosing a card, name the card you’re doing and the character. If you’re doing a joker, pleae mention whether you want the red or black one. First posted, first served.

4. You have three weeks to finish once approved. If you’re not done, tell us that you’re still alive or something. If we haven’t heard from you, the card and character you picked go back into the pool for someone else to choose if they want.

5. Your card must contain the suit and number somewhere on its face. Where, or how large, is entirely up to you. Jokers can say “Joker” or have some other kind of indication without words, but must specify the color somewhere.

6. Other than the size of the card, and that it contains its number and suit, your card can look however you please so long as YOU MADE THE ART ON THE CARD. But don’t limit yourself to just drawing- a photograph of cosplay, a diorama, sculpture- anything goes! Be creative!

7. If you're done with your card and you'd like to make another, feel free..

LASTLY, 8. THIS IS NOT A CONTEST. This is a collaborative project for fun. If you want to participate, pleae do! Be creative, enjoy it, and if you follow rules 1-6, you’re set. There are no prizes, there are no awards. This is just a chance to make something really cool with your fellow forumites.

Below are the claimed cards and characters; this will be updated as things are taken (numbers with links have been completed).

CARDS:
Heart:
2 (dustindemon, Sexy Peepers)
3 (The Gentleman, Nelson Tethers)
4 (yoshiwam, Marquis de Singe)
5 (Jennifer, Theodore Dudebrough)
6 (Spadge, Satan)
7 (divisionten, Anemone)
8 (divisionten, Hidden People)
9 (yoshiwam, Sister Agnes)
10 (Light, Trixie Trotter)
J (Silly Stell, Noir Sam)
Q (Falanca, Morgan LeFlay)
K (Spinky, Senor Cardgage)
A (lombre, Charlie Ho-Tep)

Spade:
2 (Jennifer, The Great Red Dragon)
3 (Klatuu, Murray)
4
5 (prizna, Randal Scruffman)
6
7
8 (Weeberjake, Einstein)
9
10 (Jennifer, Tycho)
J (Jennifer, Gentleman Claptrap)
Q (light-rises, Dr. Momma Bosco)
K (SunnyGuy, Sameth)
A (Jennifer, Perducci)

Diamond:
2 (Vainamoinen, Baby Amelia Earhart)
3 (Jennifer, Gil Grissom)
4 (GuruGuru214, the COPS)
5 (Spadge, Flycatcher)
6 (Jennifer, Lennie Briscoe)
7 (lombre, Larry Palaroncini)
8 (Jennifer, Hector)
9
10 (Jennifer, Gromit)
J (Spinky, Raptor)
Q (SecretFawful, Elaine Marley-Threepwood)
K
A (The Highway, Treasure Crab)

Club:
2 (Secret Fawful, Rick Grimes)
3 (TyrannusMaximus, Narrator)
4
5
6
7
8 (Falanca, Young Emmett)
9
10
J (Jennifer, Sal)
Q (Vainamoinen, Sybil Lincoln-Pandemik)
K
A (Klatuu, GLaDOS)

Jokers:
Red (rubygloommel, Max)
Black (Hayley the Hedgie, Sam)

Back Cover:

397 Comments - Linear Discussion: Classic Style
  • Take a look at the very first page to see what's done and what's reserved, and anything you don't see is left. Post a message asking to reserve a card/character before putting too much time into it, in case more than one person tries the same card/character, and someone gets disappointed.

    Let me know when the deck is complete and purchasable. :)

  • Can I do Trixie the giraffe me necked girl?

  • I don't see why not. Since we have characters from Fables and King's Quest that aren't confirmed to be in the Telltale games, and Rick Grimes, who has been all but confirmed to not be in Telltale's The Walking Dead, I don't see why we can't have characters from the extended licenses.

    So what card do you want to put her on?

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    @GuruGuru214 said: Rick Grimes, who has been all but confirmed to not be in Telltale's The Walking Dead

    Wait... my foreign language spider senses are tingling... errrr.... yupp, methinks that "not" is too much. ;)

    Setting DAISHI up for the 10oC, and will soon erase all the reservations who haven't delivered their card in the last year.

    That includes the GUYBRUSH IS KING card. :D

  • @Vainamoinen said: Wait... my foreign language spider senses are tingling... errrr.... yupp, methinks that "not" is too much. ;)

    I knew I'd get called on that. Yeah, I may have assumed a bit much there.

    Setting DAISHI up for the 10oC, and will soon erase all the reservations who haven't delivered their card in the last year.

    That includes the GUYBRUSH IS KING card. :D

    Hang on to the Guybrush one for now. I don't know if Tope has been reading this thread since its revival, so I'll check in with her, and I'll delete the reservation myself if she's out.

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    Vainamoinen Moderator

    I've just killed it - but will restore it immediately. I also couldn't bring myself to delete divisonten's reservations.

    All links are still in working order. Now THAT is something. ;)

  • Sure is. And now that you've called attention to it, I think I'll go through and save copies of all of them, just to be safe.

    Also, seeing as I checked in a couple days ago, you really shouldn't have deleted my reservation. But oh well, I'll just call it again. I'm down for the 8 of diamonds and The Internet. Might have to play Reality 2.0 again for references and ideas, but it's definitely at the front of my mind again.

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    Vainamoinen Moderator

    Thanks, please do that... who knows what will be lost in the forum migration. California trail all over again!

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