NSKN are publishing my next game :)
Omega Centauri Published in 2014
I got a new idea: to use a regular (or at least numbered) deck for a drafting game like 7 Wonders. You draft thirteen cards that will become your hand (not showing what cards you pick) and then you take tricks with it. Or some other classical mechanic (hearts? rummy? koi koi?), I don’t know.
Used to play this as a kid quite a bit - you go through the deck winning tricks, and the hand you end up with is what you play at the end, rules for 'german whist' (as we called it) here: