The Tarot is the original playing cards. Travelers would make games from these fate cards, branching out eventually into the 52 deck packs we know today. You might recognise the Minor Arcana as the four suits, or the Fool, now known as the Joker.
What I like to remember is that while our world has had our deck evolve in to this format, the world of Albion has taken a different turn, such as with the ‘Fortune’s Tower’ ( sets of seven cards, ranging from 1-7, with 4 Hero Cards).
Keeping this in mind, I wanted to create a deck of cards in keeping with Albion’s culture, like Theresa’s Fate Cards in Fable 2. Not to say that the deck that came with the Fable 3 collector’s edition didn’t look nice, but for a world that has a global philosophy which revolves around choice and destiny. I feel the Fate Cards deserve a higher level of attention to detail.
So this is how this meme is going to work; I’ve done the research on the Tarot, and come