The 8bit Deck is a standard 52-card deck with pixelated artwork using the Pico-8 pallette.
A few months ago, I began designing a few face cards for what, at the time, might have been an 8-Bit solitaire game or something similar. As the process continued, the idea of making these pixel art cards in to actual high-quality playing cards came to mind, and thus the 8Bit Deck was born. Each card has been crafted pixel by pixel, and the color palette was heavily inspired by the Pico-8 fantasy console
Here's the full set:
I'm going to be that guy and say that instead of rounded corners, there should be a singe-pixel-sized notch on each.
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