Tsitsiki is an original oracular game created to answer the questions of those who choose to ask. The possible readings of a Tsitsiki game are constantly evolving, as Readers find new interpretations for the cards, new directions in which to take the game.
Tsitsiki is free, and you can download a copy to print your own here, or by scrolling to the bottom of this page.
The game is composed of a set of 25 cards, divided int three suits of seven numbered cards each, with three special cards that belong to two different suits each, and one more that belongs to none. The three suits are as follows:
Cards of Claws are associated with the body. The suit is composed of animals, and includes, in order, the Rat, the Snake, the Gull, the Beaver, the Coyote, the Vulture, and the Bear.
Cards of Eyes are associated with the mind. The suit is composed of people, and includes, in order, the Child, the Preacher, the Traveler, the Warrior, the Artist, the Teacher, and the Mother.
Cards of Bones are associated with the soul. The suit is composed of supernatural creatures, and includes, in order, the Fairy, the Shade, the Monster, the Vampire, the Siren, the Demon, and the Dragon.
The special cards are the Hermit, which mixes Claws and Eyes, the Witch, which mixes Eyes and Bones, and the Shapeshifter, which mixes Bones and Claws. Additionally, the Tree belongs to no suit.
Every card includes an original illustration of the character, as shown below.
The game includes a set of initial directions and interpretations, currently with versions in Spanish and English. However, these are expected to evolve as readings are made, and any Reader might find new interpretations for the cards, or new ways to play the game.
If you like the game, please do not hesitate to reach out and tell us how you’re playing it.
The file you’re downloading comes ready to print. Make sure to select two-sided printing for the back of the cards to print correctly. Once printed, simply cut the cards and play.
For best results, try printing on a thicker paper. Most home printers can handle thinner cardstock, which will greatly improve the quality of your deck and the experience of playing the game.