Runic Games • Index page Looney Labs! Samuel Hart, 1849-1871 - World of Playing Cards Samuel Hart was a prolific manufacturer of playing cards who commenced business sometime around 1849 in Philadelphia. He had previously worked for L.I. Cohen. Hart purchased the Thomas Crehore playing card plates and some of their machinery after Crehore closed down in 1846. They also made the "Thomas Crehor" decks (no 'e') which had similar aces of spades and the typical Hart one-way courts and possibly were attempting to continue the Crehore name. Hart also appears to have traded as Charles Bartlet. In 1871 Samuel Hart & Co became part of the New York Consolidated Card Co. Above: single-ended deck manufactured by Samuel Hart & Co in c.1860. Above: double-ended deck manufactured by Samuel Hart & Co in c.1865. Probably the most popular and long-lived of all Hart issues were the George & Martha Washington Aces of Spades, all published under the Samuel Hart & Co. name. Above: cards by Samuel Hart & Co., West 14th Street, N.
Blood Bowl Crokinole World home for-sale how-we-build crokinole crokinole-gallery crokinole-slideshow premium-slideshow about-us Welcome to Carl and Stan Hilinski's crokinole and carrom web page. Crokinole and carrom are very old, wooden board games that were invented hundreds of years ago, We make them for fun and almost no profit. Each board is one-of-a-kind; we do not like to make duplicates! You can see pictures of our past boards in our crokinole gallery and in our carrom gallery, and you can now see a slideshow of our crokinole boards. Want to buy one? Crokinole is a board game that was probably invented in the 1860s or 1870s somewhere in either Canada or the northern United States. Want to build your own board? Carrom is played on a square board with pockets. Send us email if you have questions or comments.
History Database Search - calendar, astronomy, and mathematics, Aztec calendar, astronomy, and mathematics, Aztec The Aztec were extraordinary time keepers and observers of the natural and supernatural phenomena that occurred around them. The structure of time and space within the universe and their comprehension of it were reflected in their calendrical systems, accurate mathematical computations, and sophisticated astronomical observation devices. The specialists dedicated to finding order and meaning in the universe knew precisely when it was time to conduct harvesting, ceremonies, and other rituals. Since time governed all aspects of Aztec social, ritual, and economic life, hundreds of monuments were created with sacred space in mind. The Calendar System The calendar system was taught in the elite schools, the calmecac, whose attendees included sons of the upper nobility, some sons of lower nobles, and those who regardless of social class were destined for the priesthood. The three calendars represented two methods of Aztec time-counting. 1. 2. 3. 4.
Sins of a Solar Empire Haunted Game Cafe Living Card Games are a constantly expanding and growing experience without the random buy of a collectible card game. We stock all the current lines like: Android: Netrunner, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars The Card Game and Call of Cthulhu. Most packs are $14.95 and you can preorder any upcoming expansions. Our staff would be happy to tell you more about each set, where it takes place, and more. The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game is a cooperative card game that puts 1-2 players (or up to four with two Core Sets!) In expansions, Dwarrowdelf explores the perils within the Misty Mountains, Against the Shadow tells a grand story of intrigue, tension, and heroics within the realm of Gondor, and Khazad-dûm introduces two Dwarf heroes while facing new scenarios filled with perilous locations and a menacing host of enemies. Edge of Darkness is the first deluxe expansion for Star Wars™: The Card Game. The Hoth Cycle transports players to the desolate ice planet, Hoth.