Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What’s the difference between Impressions and Impressions Foil?

A. The Impressions and Impressions Foil playing cards uses the same printing technology. The main difference is that Impressions has the high gloss embossing applied to the face of the cards and Impressions Foil is applied to the back of the cards with an added layer of wafer thin foil to achieve a very premium and shiny look to it.

Q. Can the cards bend with the high gloss embossing?

A. Yes, most definitely, you can play with the cards as normal.

Q. Is it the same as spot UV?

A. No, this is much more impressive than just spot UV. Spot UV is almost flat whereas high gloss is able to achieve up to 250 microns (braille effect) in polymer height which is 100 times higher than selective varnish. In terms of the glossiness, it achieves 99GU which is the highest gloss possible for printed material.

Q. How do they handle?

A. They handle beautifully with our special finishing. Very much like a standard deck of cards albeit a few cards thicker.

Q. Can I make cards using this technology?

A. Yes, without a doubt. Please see our “Custom” page for details.

Q. Are the cards plastic?

A. No, the cards are made from professional grade M32 linen air paper card stock with a black core center.

Q. Do you ship internationally?

A. Yes, we ship to almost everywhere around the world. We have built up a highly reliable as well as fast international logistics network to ensure your orders reach you wherever you may be.

Q. What are your shipping / delivery options and costs?

A. We offer Standard, Express and Bulk-Economy delivery options as well as an additional Self-pickup option. Delivery costs will depend on what you order and the delivery address location. You can view our delivery costs at checkout or on our shipping calculator page here for reference.

Q. How do I check / track the status of my order?

A. An email notification will be sent to your provided email address with a tracking number (applicable for US and all international Express orders only) and an estimated shipment date. Alternatively, if you have setup an account with us, you can track your order by clicking the Order Status link located on the upper right side of our website.

Q. Can I ship my item to P.O. Boxes?

A. No, unfortunately we do not ship to P.O. boxes or APO & FPO addresses.

Q. Can you print and manufacture my playing cards?

A. Yes, definitely. We have no minimum order quantity for the majority of our items so you can order as many or as few as you wish. Simply choose your card size, number of cards, card stock, finishing and packaging options. Start here. If you can’t find what you need, simply contact us.

Q. Can you help me fulfill my playing cards Kickstarter projects?

A. Yes, we have our very own fulfillment center with a complex logistical network to ensure your parcels are shipped to your backers at very competitive prices.

Q. How can I stay updated with MPC new deck releases?

A. Easy, simply sign up to receive announcements and news which you can find in the footer area of the site.