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The “Telltale Deck ‘o Cards” Project

posted by divisionten on - last edited by Jennifer - Viewed by 23.3K users
A small group of fanartists on the Sam and Max forum recently made a really awesome fanart calendar. But Telltale is so much more, and the forum members are also really diverse and talented. So why don’t we undertake something a bit bigger- like a full 54 card (A-K and two Jokers) deck of cards?

This is not intended for sale- just a fun fanart project for everyone to do!

So that we have some degree of order, here are…

DA RULES:

1. All cards are to be 750 pixels wide by 1050 tall. Essentially, a standard poker sized 2 ½ inch by 3 ½ inch card at 300 dpi. Please upload your finished card to an image-hosting site like Imageshack, and give us all a link.

Since there has been a little confusion- 72 dpi is what home printers and the internet use (and it's the default for Photoshop), but good commercial printers use 300 dpi- and that's usually the standard used by scanners and digital cameras, too. I picked the resolution I did so that regardless of whether you use inches or centimeters, and regardless of your grahic program's settings, we'll have uniformly sized cards.

2. One character, one card. So that we don’t end up with a deck half full of Nelson Tethers, once a character is claimed it’s out of the pool of options. However, characters that have more than one distinct model (human versus demon LeChuck come to mind, or Sam versus a doggleganger), may be treated as spearate characters.

3. Choosing a card: When choosing a card, name the card you’re doing and the character. If you’re doing a joker, pleae mention whether you want the red or black one. First posted, first served.

4. You have three weeks to finish once approved. If you’re not done, tell us that you’re still alive or something. If we haven’t heard from you, the card and character you picked go back into the pool for someone else to choose if they want.

5. Your card must contain the suit and number somewhere on its face. Where, or how large, is entirely up to you. Jokers can say “Joker” or have some other kind of indication without words, but must specify the color somewhere.

6. Other than the size of the card, and that it contains its number and suit, your card can look however you please so long as YOU MADE THE ART ON THE CARD. But don’t limit yourself to just drawing- a photograph of cosplay, a diorama, sculpture- anything goes! Be creative!

7. If you're done with your card and you'd like to make another, feel free..

LASTLY, 8. THIS IS NOT A CONTEST. This is a collaborative project for fun. If you want to participate, pleae do! Be creative, enjoy it, and if you follow rules 1-6, you’re set. There are no prizes, there are no awards. This is just a chance to make something really cool with your fellow forumites.

Below are the claimed cards and characters; this will be updated as things are taken (numbers with links have been completed).

CARDS:
Heart:
2 (dustindemon, Sexy Peepers)
3 (The Gentleman, Nelson Tethers)
4 (yoshiwam, Marquis de Singe)
5 (Jennifer, Theodore Dudebrough)
6 (Spadge, Satan)
7 (divisionten, Anemone)
8 (divisionten, Hidden People)
9 (yoshiwam, Sister Agnes)
10 (Light, Trixie Trotter)
J (Silly Stell, Noir Sam)
Q (Falanca, Morgan LeFlay)
K (Spinky, Senor Cardgage)
A (lombre, Charlie Ho-Tep)

Spade:
2 (Jennifer, The Great Red Dragon)
3 (Klatuu, Murray)
4 (Jennifer, Steve)
5 (prizna, Randal Scruffman)
6
7
8 (Weeberjake, Einstein)
9 (Jennifer, Gentleman Claptrap)
10 (Jennifer, Tycho)
J (Jennifer, Tyrion Lannister)
Q (light-rises, Dr. Momma Bosco)
K (SunnyGuy, Sameth)
A (Jennifer, Perducci)

Diamond:
2 (Vainamoinen, Baby Amelia Earhart)
3 (Jennifer, Gil Grissom)
4 (GuruGuru214, the COPS)
5 (Spadge, Flycatcher)
6 (Jennifer, Lennie Briscoe)
7 (lombre, Larry Palaroncini)
8 (Jennifer, Hector)
9
10 (Jennifer, Gromit)
J (Spinky, Raptor)
Q (SecretFawful, Elaine Marley-Threepwood)
K
A (The Highway, Treasure Crab)

Club:
2 (Secret Fawful, Rick Grimes)
3 (TyrannusMaximus, Narrator)
4
5
6
7
8 (Falanca, Young Emmett)
9 (Lehfeels, Alex)
10
J (Jennifer, Sal)
Q (Vainamoinen, Sybil Lincoln-Pandemik)
K
A (Klatuu, GLaDOS)

Jokers:
Red (rubygloommel, Max)
Black (Hayley the Hedgie, Sam)

Back Cover:
421 Comments - Linear Discussion: Classic Style
  • Sounds fun.... I think I'd claim the 6 of Hearts, Satan from S&M.
    EDIT: Done and done....

    image

    Check out the 750x1050 version back on my DeviantART page.
  • Despite my lack of quality artistic ability, I'll claim the Jack of all trades of Spades and Stan.
  • I will laugh till the cows come home is someone takes someone like Sam and makes him the 4 of Hearts or something and then puts Nefirtiti as a King.
  • Ribs;456126 said:
    I will laugh till the cows come home is someone takes someone like Sam and makes him the 4 of Hearts or something and then puts Senor Cardgage as a King.
    Fixed. You're welcome.
  • Someone should really do the 3 of clubs as Max, from the joke in 304.
  • I'll try to do Sameth for the king of spades.

    Just one question...how much would 750x1050 be in centimeters, I have to draw this thing on a sheet of paper .__.
  • SunnyGuy;456172 said:
    I'll try to do Sameth for the king of spades.

    Just one question...how much would 750x1050 be in centimeters, I have to draw this thing on a sheet of paper .__.
    26.46 x 37.04 according to photoshop

    Also; what a waste of a 2000th post.
  • SunnyGuy;456172 said:
    I'll try to do Sameth for the king of spades.

    Just one question...how much would 750x1050 be in centimeters, I have to draw this thing on a sheet of paper .__.
    It's a pixel count. Since you are doing this by hand, it would be determined by the dpi of your scanner or camera you are taking the photo with. Tell me the DPI and I can tell you the size you need to draw.
    Ribs;456177 said:
    26.46 x 37.04 according to photoshop

    Also; what a waste of a 2000th post.
    That's only if you are using photoshop at its default setting of 72 dpi- good for the internet, bad for printing.
  • divisionten;456178 said:
    It's a pixel count. Since you are doing this by hand, it would be determined by the dpi of your scanner or camera you are taking the photo with. Tell me the DPI and I can tell you the size you need to draw.
    I have absolutely no idea ^^;
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