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Buy the Official Instructables Card Game NOW! Answered

Top Trumps is a card game of chance, knowledge and skill. A fight to the death to posses the whole of a deck of special cards.

This version of the game replaces the classic cars, aeroplanes and tanks with you, the instructables community! The following steps explain why we did it, how we did it, how you can get some and how to play.

This collaboration was brought to you with massive help from gmjhowe, Lithium Rain, Kiteman, Yokozuna, KentsOkay and Lemonie.




Video starring gmjhowe and rainbowhan.

We wanted this project to be open to as many people as possible! For that reason you have two options to get hold of some instructables top trumps to play with your friends, family, colleagues and other instructables lovers!

Buy 'em: If you'd rather have some nice glossy, double sided, rounded corner, professionally printed card cards, printed by gmjhowe at his UK print shop, click here to order a pack using Paypal. They're 10GBP/15USD/11.5 Euros. All profits after paying for materials and time go towards our Instructables stall at the Newcastle Maker Faire 2011. Check back here in a few weeks to see how much we've made to go towards spreading the Instructables love at the UK Maker Faire.

Print 'em: Once we've sold 100 packs of printed cards to raise money for our Instructables table at the Maker Faire UK in 2011, a pdf will be added to this step so you can print your own!

Please add your ibles username as a note in the paypal payment




10 GBP
~15 USD
~11.5 Euros

What are you waiting for? Buy a pack now! Help support the Instructables Makers at the UK Maker's Faire!


All profit made from sales will go directly into our stall, and projects for the makers faire.

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dombeef
dombeef

Reply 9 years ago

That would be a great patch!

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acidbass
acidbass

9 years ago

do you have any left? and is there a discount for chaps in it? (just asking in case)

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 9 years ago

We have a few packs left, no discount, it is to raise money for charity after all.

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acidbass
acidbass

Reply 9 years ago

cool I was mainly asking if there was a discount as a joke

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Tom Buckey
Tom Buckey

9 years ago

How long does it take to come though? I bought some on the 31st july and still havent got them? Any Ideas?

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 9 years ago

Hey, thanks for your purchase, I recently collated another batch, to fill the last few orders from the first wave of purchases. The next wave (those bought during July/August) should go out next week. I am only a one man operation, so I can only get things out so quickly, so bear with me. :D

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Tom Buckey
Tom Buckey

Reply 9 years ago

Okay. Thanks for letting me know. My mum was getting woried but I'll let her know. Thanks!

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

9 years ago

15 sold now. 3 a day :)

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Reply 9 years ago

17 now :)

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kcls
kcls

Reply 9 years ago

How many have you sold?

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Lowney
Lowney

9 years ago

Wow that's a lot of cards! Is it every member or something?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 9 years ago

There are over a million members - not likely. ;)

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Lowney
Lowney

Reply 9 years ago

Really? Oh I didn't think there were so many! Am I in it? :D

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Hiyadudez
Hiyadudez

9 years ago

Yay! I've bought them. I live in the UK, so they should take some time to get here :-)

Thanks :-P

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KnexFreek
KnexFreek

Reply 9 years ago

did ya get em yet ? :)

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Hiyadudez
Hiyadudez

Reply 9 years ago

YA! Check my latest forum topic =P

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KnexFreek
KnexFreek

Reply 9 years ago

im on one!

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Reply 9 years ago

They're on the second step of the ible :)

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lemonie
lemonie

9 years ago


I just flicked trough the deck (thanks for bringing a spare), unless I missed one I've got 1 statistic that'll beat every other card.

L

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ChrysN
ChrysN

9 years ago

It was $15.60 CAD for all you canucks out there.

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

9 years ago

How do I buy multiple packs?

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 9 years ago

I have just updated the paypal link. You should be able to set your own quantity now.

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

9 years ago

Make me a 300x250 and/or 728x90 image of your main image, and I'll point some house ads to this forum topic.

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 9 years ago

 Also, could the adverts link directly to the Instructable, opposed to the forum topic?

Thanks again

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ewilhelm
ewilhelm

Reply 9 years ago

Done.  Look for the ads around the site.

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Reply 9 years ago

Thank you. Ordered yours yet Eric? :) Think you'll be impressed with your total views, though I guess you have access to that stat already.

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randofo
randofo

9 years ago

How can I see my card?!

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 9 years ago

Buy a deck?

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randofo
randofo

Reply 9 years ago

I'm working on it.

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Reply 9 years ago

If you buy a deck randofo PM me and I'll crop your card and send it to use as an avatar if you like :)

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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

Reply 9 years ago

Touche...

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jeff-o
jeff-o

9 years ago

Spiffy!

My cash is yours and soon those cards shall be mine.

Say, is the shipping included in that price?  I saw no mention of it on the PayPal page.

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 9 years ago

 The price is inclusive off postage and packaging.

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jeff-o
jeff-o

Reply 9 years ago

Sweet.  Well, I can't wait to receive them!  :D

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 9 years ago

 How is it spam, if its in the 'For Sale' area?

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kelseymh
kelseymh

Reply 9 years ago

Not any more!  It's Featured :-)

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 9 years ago

Oh, yes, but of the extra-healthy, low-calorie, high-fibre variety.


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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

Reply 9 years ago

Isn't that just grass?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

9 years ago

I never actually thought to watch the video until now...


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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Reply 9 years ago

Yup. VERY pongy. :p

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Reply 9 years ago

awesome. Thanks.

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

9 years ago

 How long will it take to get across the pond?  I think the QEII sails once a month.

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Jayefuu
Jayefuu

Reply 9 years ago

Be with you in 2 weeks? They're hopefully getting printed this week then we'll be dispatching them post haste par avion. (I say we but mean gmjhowe :p )

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Kiteman
Kiteman

9 years ago

Ordered mine.