Alphabet

Clue 1


Before you proceed; solve all four suits, and you'll have what you need.




Clue 2


Strangely symbolic, but so familiar.




Solution


A message written in four different sets of characters, each of which appears in only a single suit. Using the indicated suit order of Heart, Club, Diamond, and Spade, to read through each set of characters in order, this border says: "The Makers of these cards are certainly no mystery, they weave the cloth of history."




Clue 3


Alphabets you've seen before...




Clue 4


Each alphabet occurs in only one suit.




Clue 5


Your border is out of order, to reorganize would be suitable.





Border

Clue 1


Those certainly aren't just X's and V's.




Clue 2


It seems rather romanesque.




Solution


This border is written in roman numerals, which can be translated back into arabic numerals, and then into their alphabetic equivalent. It reads: "If these cards have come to you, then you know what you must do."

(Also, no need to check every card, all the backs are the same!)




Clue 3


A somewhat archaic numeral system...




Clue 4


Once you've numbered it out, you just need corresponding letters.




Clue 5


Roman to arabic, and lastly to letters.





Orders

Clue 1


Before you proceed; solve all four suits, and you'll have what you need.




Clue 2


Strangely symbolic, but so familiar.




Solution


A message written in four different sets of characters, each of which appears in only a single suit. Using the indicated suit order of Heart, Club, Diamond, and Spade, to read through each set of characters in order, this border says: "The Makers of these cards are certainly no mystery, they weave the cloth of history."




Clue 3


Alphabets you've seen before...




Clue 4


Each alphabet occurs in only one suit.




Clue 5


Your border is out of order, to reorganize would be suitable.





Border

Clue 1


Before you proceed; solve all four suits, and you'll have what you need.




Clue 2


Strangely symbolic, but so familiar.




Solution


A message written in four different sets of characters, each of which appears in only a single suit. Using the indicated suit order of Heart, Club, Diamond, and Spade, to read through each set of characters in order, this border says: "The Makers of these cards are certainly no mystery, they weave the cloth of history."




Clue 3


Alphabets you've seen before...




Clue 4


Each alphabet occurs in only one suit.




Clue 5


Your border is out of order, to reorganize would be suitable.





Robes

Clue 1


Before you proceed; solve all four suits, and you'll have what you need.




Clue 2


Strangely symbolic, but so familiar.




Solution


A message written in four different sets of characters, each of which appears in only a single suit. Using the indicated suit order of Heart, Club, Diamond, and Spade, to read through each set of characters in order, this border says: "The Makers of these cards are certainly no mystery, they weave the cloth of history."




Clue 3


Alphabets you've seen before...




Clue 4


Each alphabet occurs in only one suit.




Clue 5


Your border is out of order, to reorganize would be suitable.





Border

Clue 1


Another sort of alphabet, but one that's well familiar.




Clue 2


Something you've seen and played, but differently displayed.




Clue 3


You've seen this before, though never in this form.




Clue 4


Each symbol seems to offer a suit, and a value.




Clue 5


Not every card is a letter, but many of them are.




Solution


Each set of pips stands for a letter from the alphabet integrated throughout the deck.
Her border reads: "The equation is quite concise, for each favor there is a price."





Robes

Clue 1


Before you proceed; solve all four suits, and you'll have what you need.




Clue 2


Strangely symbolic, but so familiar.




Solution


A message written in four different sets of characters, each of which appears in only a single suit. Using the indicated suit order of Heart, Club, Diamond, and Spade, to read through each set of characters in order, this border says: "The Makers of these cards are certainly no mystery, they weave the cloth of history."




Clue 3


Alphabets you've seen before...




Clue 4


Each alphabet occurs in only one suit.




Clue 5


Your border is out of order, to reorganize would be suitable.





Internet

Clue 1


Those certainly aren't just X's and V's.




Clue 2


It seems rather romanesque.




Solution


This border is written in roman numerals, which can be translated back into arabic numerals, and then into their alphabetic equivalent. It reads: "If these cards have come to you, then you know what you must do."

(Also, no need to check every card, all the backs are the same!)




Clue 3


A somewhat archaic numeral system...




Clue 4


Once you've numbered it out, you just need corresponding letters.




Clue 5


Roman to arabic, and lastly to letters.





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