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... is something I simply want to exist.

I'm thinking of the standard imagery and card flow from Rider-Waite (with a few toss-ins), but with mathematical formulae instead of other subjects or people. I see this in my mind's eye rendered anywhere from beautifully to terrifyingly, in austere plain text, with the selected equation, font-face, positioning, flow, text color, and facing-side chroma giving each card its implied mood, imagery, and character. The card stock would be something cheap and unpretentious, as close as possible to Bicycle glossy rounded-edge without actually being so. The back would simply display an integral symbol, with a light blue fringe drawing the eye, cool tone towards flat black-on-white, into the center.

Am I crazy for wanting this? I would certainly buy it. This might be the kind of thing that would make a good weekend project, in any event.

(Also on my geeky todo list: buying one of these.)

Date: 2012-02-24 04:58 pm (UTC)
cxcvi: Red cubes, sitting on a reflective surface, with a white background (Default)
From: [personal profile] cxcvi
Count me as interested.

Date: 2012-02-24 08:00 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] azureye
de-lurking just to say: oh my goodness, yes, this would be /amazing/.

Date: 2012-02-25 03:25 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile]
When matching up mathematical formulae to appropriate Tarot cards, could refer to Hulse's Key of it All occult reference encyclopedias on gematria and multicultural numerology. I've got both volumes, if you want to leaf through them sometime.

Date: 2012-02-25 11:27 pm (UTC)
tayruu: (happy)
From: [personal profile] tayruu
* Nerdily pines for this set. Sadly they're very difficult to find, never being sold separately from preorders.

A sufficiently geeky tarot otherwise though remains just as interesting.

Admittedly though I know squat about the things outside apparent personalities they relate to via Persona, so what use I'd have for a deck I don't know.

Date: 2012-02-26 08:19 am (UTC)
tayruu: (embarrassed)
From: [personal profile] tayruu
Oh, somehow I screwed up my HTML, there should've been a link above.

What is defined as a simpler deck, just the major arcana? Help would be cool anyway I suppose. But not sure the use. :T

Date: 2012-02-26 01:22 pm (UTC)
tayruu: (embarrassed)
From: [personal profile] tayruu
Oh I'm certainly curious. |T I suppose I was a bit blunt back there, bluh.

This may be something you or someone else will have to explain to me in depth somewhere, sometime. I wasn't aware you got more elaborate decks than ...*wikis* ...Rider-Waite actually.

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