On the route to nowhere, gas money comes from the pockets of strangers.
With you, is your one accomplice, hero & best friend; your cards.
The Roadhouse deck swings to the rhythm of 50's underground America. Jazz, booze, sex, and generosity.
You take your seat at the table. The stench of spilled beer, cigarette smoke & corruption fills the air of these backroom games.
The soft cards glide effortlessly across the ash-covered felt and into the hands of your marks.
Each back-design gear blooms like a flower, and the borderless design hides second-deals as easy as you hide your tell.
They lost before you even shuffled the deck.
It's important to not be greedy... an aggressive winner creates a sore loser. You need to be on the road before they can count how much they've actually lost.
The ice in your whisky glass hasn't melted before your tires screech off into the horizon.
Some say it's only cheating if you're caught.
Roadhouse. Own yours TODAY.
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Two quick things, as more than ever I stand by my earlier review of this deck of glorious perfection:
- OJ/DM/E: Roadhouse are BRILIANT cards, can we get some blue ones going? Please?? I'll buy the first 2 bricks to get it going. :).
- Jonas, I respectfully offer a rebuttal to the "misspelling" issue. Given the styling of the deck, particularly the jokers (inspired by a tattoo I believe), I would bet strongly on OJ/DM choosing to use a variant of a very famous betting quote, and then stylizing the phrase by using the old Scottish (circa 1300ad) variant "theif" to further give a nod to historic gambling and artistic flair. The phrase, spelling, font and imagery all work together for me, I love those jokers and man do I love the deck. I do own, however, most of DM's literary works and am familiar with the proofreading issue :) In this case, I believe "theif" was used intentionally though.
A great deck, love the back design and custom coloring of the courts. Not a fan of the two custom faced kings, never liked when they put their own / their friends faces on the cards.
The word Thief is misspelled in the text on one of the jokers. (Spelled Theif). Which is an unfortunate typo. Luckily the joker isn't a card I ever actually use so this isn't such a big deal for me.
A great deck. Looks and feels amazing. Walter Scott would be proud.