You blinded my beautiful son! My fury will follow you everywhere. The Sea itself will be your enemy. You will never come back to your island. Ever!
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.
Neptune Spades – Invincible enemies
The JoS is Charybdis and the QoS is Scylla – the unbeatable monster of Messina’s strait. The KoS is Jupiter, the almighty God of the Olympus.
Neptune Hearts – Blood and Passion
The JoH is Antiphates, King of the Laestrygones, man-eating giants. The QoH is the beautiful Calypso. The KoH is the Ulysses, King of the Sea, with long beard, scars and a barbarian look.
Neptune Clubs – Marine Enemies
The JoC is Polyphemus, the scary cyclope, son of Neptune. The QoC is a Siren. The KoC is Neptune, God of Sea and ultimate enemy of Ulysses.
Neptune Diamonds – Malicious enemies
The JoD is a Lotus eater. The QoD is the witch Goddess Circe (enemy version). The KoD is one of the Suitors.
The Aces are the places of the Odyssey; AoH represents Ogygia, island of Calypso, where Ulysses spent 7 years; the AoC represents Trinacria (Sicily) island of Polyphemus; and the AoD represents Jarbah (Djerba), the island of Lotus Eaters.