Shuffled Ink Blog

7 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Playing Cards

Posted by Shuffled Ink on Feb 27, 2017 4:00:06 PM

Playing cards have been around since we all can remember. Many of us grew up playing games like Go Fish, Crazy Eights, Spoons, Gin Rummy, Solitaire, Bridge and much more. Some of us love cards so much, we’ve even invested in customized playing cards of our own design!

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Topics: customized playing cards, custom card decks

5 Awesome Card and Board Game Events to Attend in 2017

Posted by Shuffled Ink on Nov 17, 2016 1:00:00 PM

When it comes to tabletop game conventions in the U.S., 2017 has a slew of them lined up for gamers of all experience levels and interests. Here are a five popular ones to check out for several days of non-stop card and board game fun!

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Topics: card game events, Custom Board Games, board game conventions

The Psychology of Retention: Why Flash Cards Are So Effective

Posted by Shuffled Ink on Nov 14, 2016 4:44:56 PM

Everyone retains information differently—there’s certainly no question about that. But there is one learning technique that has repeatedly proven effective for most types of people, and that is the use of flash cards. So the question must be asked: why?

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Topics: custom flash cards, flash card decks

Arranging the Pieces: The Origin and Evolution of Board Games

Posted by Shuffled Ink on Nov 4, 2016 10:08:59 AM

Over the last decade, board games have surged in popularity. With a growth rate of up to 40% year over year, this “Golden Age for Board Games” (as deemed by The Guardian) has brought many new games into fruition, and is now one of Kickstarter’s top-funded project categories.

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Topics: Board Games, Popular Board Games, Custom Board Games, Board Game Origins