No man can challenge a God and survive, Ulysses. Not on his own. But I will help you. Don’t think it will be easy – Neptune is more powerful than I am, but we’ll do what we do best. We’ll use our intellect.
Odissea is a new series of playing cards by Thirdway Industries, designed by the Italian designer Giovanni Meroni, inspired by Homer’s Odyssey.
There are three decks in the Odissea series: Odissea Minerva, Odissea Neptune and Odissea Mythica Limited Edition. Everything will be completely different for each deck. Tuck boxes, back and cards.
Minerva is the first Odissea deck. It’s dedicated to all the characters who helped Ulysses in his Odyssey.
Odissea Neptune is the second Odissea deck. It’s dedicated to the enemies of Ulysses.
Mythica is the limited edition and include all the characters in one deck.
Minerva Spades – Gods
The JoS is Mercury, the God of Speed. The QoS is Minerva, Goddess of Wisdom and Warfare. The KoS is Aeolus, God of Winds.
Minerva Hearts – Family
The JoH is Telemachus, son of Ulysses. The QoH is Penelope, wife of Ulysses. The KoH is the King of Strategy Ulysses, with the armor he wore for Trojan war.
Minerva Clubs – Friends
The JoC is Eumaeus, Ulysses’ Swineherd, with the dog Argos. The QoC is Nausicaa, Princess of the Phaeacians. The KoC is Alcinoo, King of the Phaeacians.
Minerva Diamonds – Troublemakers and Prophets
JoD is one of Ulysses’ men – a sailor. QoD is Circe (friendly version). KoD is Tiresias, the blind prophet.
The Aces are the places of the Odyssey: the AoH represents Ithaca, Ulysses’ homeland; the AoC represents Kerkyra (Corfu) Island of the Phaeacians; and the AoD represents Mount Circeo, home of the Witch Goddess, Circe.