Re: Proposal to encode dominoes and other game symbols

From: Philippe Verdy (
Date: Mon May 24 2004 - 22:27:44 CDT

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    From: "Philippe Verdy" <>
    > Wow! It's fun...
    > A suggestion for playaing cards: why not including the "Tarots"?
    > I mean in French the 4 "Cavaliers" figures, the 18 "Atouts", and the "Excuse"
    > (which is not exactly a Joker); sorry I don't have their English names.
    > There are lots of books discussing strategies for "Tarots", which is a popular
    > card game at least in France and in Northern Italy, with official
    > Their exact representation may differ between the modern version and the Old
    > Tarot of Marseille (the Death, the Hangged man, The Fool, The Judgement, The
    > Emperor...), and other variants (Russian Tarot of St-Petersburg, Renassance,
    > Palladini, or the classic Rider Waite Tarot...), but their difference is
    > graphic.

    May be this page on beautiful Celtic Tarots may interest you...

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