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The Decktet Book book is your guide to a curious deck in six suits. It's over 130 pages, covering the deck's history, both genuine and arcane; its structure, detailed in numerous charts and tables; games that exploit the unique features of the deck; suggestions for reading and interpreting the cards.

The book combines text and rules that had previouly been available from disparate places with new material, presenting them together in a unified way. It includes over one hundred original and historical illustrations. The book is written by P.D. Magnus, the creator of the Decktet. It incorprates additional material by Ilya Farber, Felbrigg Herriot, Cristyn Magnus, and John Scharmen.

There are seventeen games included in the book: Ace Trump, Adaman, Bharg, Caravan, Chancellors, Chicane, Emu Ranchers, Goblin Market, Gongor Whist, Hermit, Jacynth, Magnate, Nonesuch, Oh Quay, Terrapin, Thricewise, and Varg Bid

The Decktet Book is available from Lulu in several versions: The standard version is $12.

A version printed outside the USA with wider margins is $15 - the production cost is somewhat higher, but the lower cost of shipping outside the US may be enough to offset the difference.

A PDF prepared for 2-up printing is $6.

Lulu prints it when you order it, but the result is a cleanly printed, perfect bound book. They are currently running a sale; order by Monday using the coupon code WASHINGTON and get 15% off. for the remainder of February you can get 10% off by using the coupon code WINTERBOOK

For more information see http://www.decktet.com/book.php

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Just a question, do you happen to use the same diagrams that I ripped off from you in The Decktet Diagram Kit? I really loved those diagrams
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Erulisse wrote:
Just a question, do you happen to use the same diagrams...


For schematic diagrams I do. I also made up a new kind of diagram for example hands, showing specific cards.
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Sweet :-)
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Ordered!
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Mine has been ordered.

Thanks!
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Lulu's elves are crafting my copy as we speak!
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Octogreg wrote:
Lulu's elves are crafting my copy as we speak!
How much is it to ship to Canada?
 
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Congratulations with your book!

pmagnus wrote:
A version printed outside the USA with wider margins is $15 - the production cost is somewhat higher, but the lower cost of shipping outside the US may be enough to offset the difference.


I live outside the USA and want to order the Decktet Book. I don't have a Decktet yet though. Is it possible to order the Decktet with this book at the same time from outside the USA?
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kyrasantae wrote:
How much is it to ship to Canada?


$6.99, so the total cost for my book is $20.73 (US) which factors in postage, GST, the cost of the book and the discount PD mentioned in his OP.
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Octogreg wrote:
kyrasantae wrote:
How much is it to ship to Canada?


$6.99, so the total cost for my book is $20.73 (US) which factors in postage, GST, the cost of the book and the discount PD mentioned in his OP.
Now that I look at it, I don't actually see a difference in shipping price between the two versions of the book. Hmm.
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kyrasantae wrote:
Now that I look at it, I don't actually see a difference in shipping price between the two versions of the book. Hmm.


All I can say is that Lulu says that there's a difference. It may be that shipping to Canada isn't where the difference shows up.

And - for what it's worth - the paper is somewhat heavier and the margins are wider in the A5 edition.
 
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pmagnus wrote:
And - for what it's worth - the paper is somewhat heavier and the margins are wider in the A5 edition.
My irrational love for ISO paper sizes has got me sold on this. Thanks! thumbsup
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Got my Decktet book in the mail last week (Friday), and so far I think it's great!

Lots of content, enjoyable writing, clear diagrams. I look forward to getting some games played with some friends this weekend.
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I also got my Decktet Book in the mail last weekend (quick shipping!) and it indeed is a great book.

I really like the Decktet and I have some ideas for games already. One is almost finished and ready to be submitted, maybe I can playtest it tonight to finetune it.
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I received mine today (metric edition) and it appears to have a return address from Sweden. Interesting... goo
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Mine arrived today, metric edition too.It's the first time I've ordered a book from Lulu and wow, the quality is very good
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