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The Tarot: A Fortune Jigsaw Puzzle
Take a Mystical Tarot Journey Piece by Piece
by Don Scott for Buffalo Games

The Tarot: A Fortune Jigsaw Puzzle The Tarot jigsaw puzzle is fun, smart, and truly unique. Using more than 1,000 pieces, the completed puzzle becomes a layout sheet for a tarot reading - an adapted Celtic Cross, decorated with beautiful, mystical artwork, and highlighted with lines of text. A set of Major Arcana cards, made from the same cardstock as the puzzle pieces, is provided. Once the puzzle is put together, the cards can be shuffled, laid out, and interpreted, using an intriguing system of arrows and lines of text that are printed right on the puzzle.

The creators of this puzzle did an excellent job at introducing tarot through the accompanying guide book (including an accurate mention of tarot history), designing the Major Arcana cards, and writing the copy for the interpretations. The artwork is lovely and cool, with lots of muted blues, pinks, purples, oranges, and greens. Elements of the accompanying cards form the background images on the puzzle itself, drawing it all together nicely. The puzzle is also of very high quality.

Readings done with the set are interesting and insightful, while remaining lighthearted. The actual layout on the puzzle is easy to follow, and interpretations are clearly marked. Everything is spelled out, so there is no wondering what each position or card in the reading might mean. It is all there, for beginners and non-tarot people, as well as tarot enthusiasts who are familiar with the Celtic Cross and Major Arcana meanings. The puzzle would be excellent at a party or small get-together, and it deserves being kept out for a while, once completed.

It took my daughter, my husband, and myself a couple of days to finish the puzzle. The difficulty level is probably a little higher than average. I have done other Buffalo Games puzzles that are harder, but I think most typical puzzles are easier and quicker to finish than this one. Even though I was the only one doing the puzzle as a tarot enthusiast, my family enjoyed themselves and thought the puzzle was really cool. We often read out loud the interpretations or the insightful lines of text on the pieces. When finished we shared readings. The puzzle is excellent for tarot enthusiasts; I think any tarot collector who also enjoys jigsaw puzzles will simply love this one ... and it would make a terrific gift for the tarot enthusiast who is hard to shop for!

1026 pieces; finished size 27"x20", includes Guide Book and Puzzle Assembly Diagram


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