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Wild RPG Tarot Deck - illustrations

I was asked by the guys at WeEvolve (and Autocratik) to help create a bespoke tarot deck for their “Wild RPG” ttrpg Kickstarter project, we’re the Tarot would work as the equivalent of rolling dice in the game… as they discuss on their site, “ Tasks, whether this is doing something dangerous, convincing someone (or something) to do something, or engaging in combat, are resolved with a simple draw of Tarot cards. Minor Arcana values under your Attribute + Ability is a Success. Matching the suit that relates to the Attribute being used is another Success, and drawing a card that matches the Ability is also a Success. The more Successes you draw, the better the result and the more likely you are to avoid any consequences. Major Arcana do weird things…”

You can read more here: https://www.wildrpg.com/

The project was a challenge if only for the production of 70+ finish pieces of art.
I decided to interweave the symbolism in the card and make certain aspects interconnected, as well as leaning on the extant tarot imagery and iconography of myth (something dealt with by psychology, which seemed a good fit here as the fictional narrative played up to that.

Anyway, you can see some of it here, I’ve not posted high res imagery of all the cards, simply because… well, maybe you might want to go pick up a copy. > https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/361041

The book also contains some of the art too< all of which can be found in various formats on DriveThruRPG - https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/359987

In this card I took the imagery of Medusa as a vengeful spirit, calmed and ritualistic in their behaviour (Perseus’ head taken by her in her version of the tale, and just behind her to her left).

In this card I took the imagery of Medusa as a vengeful spirit, calmed and ritualistic in their behaviour (Perseus’ head taken by her in her version of the tale, and just behind her to her left).

Several of the cards, shown with the finished printed pack.

Several of the cards, shown with the finished printed pack.

Another favourite, here showing a murderer returning to the tomb of his victim, becoming increasing concerned that they might not have died after all (ramping up the Bernie Wrightson gothic horror for this one).

Another favourite, here showing a murderer returning to the tomb of his victim, becoming increasing concerned that they might not have died after all (ramping up the Bernie Wrightson gothic horror for this one).

Here the cards (v. Low res) are all laid out together, they make a pretty bundle.

Here the cards (v. Low res) are all laid out together, they make a pretty bundle.

The two earlier cards along with the book showing how some of the art was used in the book too.

The two earlier cards along with the book showing how some of the art was used in the book too.