H.R. Giger Tarot

Also known as Baphomet Tarot

The original Baphomet Tarot, also known as the H.R. Giger Tarot, has been reprinted in book and deck set. Fans of H. R. Giger's dark imaginings (like the aliens of the movie of the same name) will like this deck, but it may be difficult for others.

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Created by Akron, H.R.Giger
Tarot Deck - 22 Cards - Taschen America

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H.R. Giger Tarot review by Brad Ingle

I have been a fan of H.R. Giger since my dad took me to see the movie Alien, in 1979. I also liked his artwork in the now-defunct magazine, Omni, which my parents read. So, being literally a lifelong fan, I always wanted his deck. When I finally got it, I was disappointed that it only contains the Major Arcana. Also, they are older paintings, with tarot names tacked onto the bottom. He didn't paint anything new, despite sketches of tarot card designs inside the accompanying book. The cards are famous paintings that any admirer of his work would recognize. The cards are over-sized and printed on decent card stock. The backs are decorated with a more two-dimensional image, single color over silver. Of course this is still in Giger’s style which he calls “Biomechanical.”

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Name: H.R. Giger Tarot
Alternate Names: Baphomet Tarot
Creators: Akron, H.R.Giger
Publisher: Taschen America
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 22

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