W e’ve collected several interviews from over the years with Stuart R. Kaplan, the founder and chairman of U.S. Games Systems. Find out what makes this awesome octogenarian tick! We’ve also conducted some of our own interviews so you can get to know the talented game designers, writers, and artists who created your favorite tarot decks and games you’ll find in our product lineup.
Interview with Lynn Araujo
By Tabitha Chamberlain | Reprinted from Tarot Reflections April 2016
Tarot Reflections interviewed our Editor and Communications Director, Lynn Araujo about her publishing role with U.S. Games. Lynn is the author of Dreaming Way Lenormand.
Stephen Winick Interviews Stuart Kaplan
By Stephen Winick | U.S. Games Systems, Inc
This is a never-before-published article by Dr. Stephen Winick, a folklorist, writer and editor for the Library of Congress, based on an interview he conducted in 2008 with U.S. Games founder Stuart Kaplan.
Interview With An Icon, Stuart R. Kaplan
By Mark Simmons | Reprinted from Games Quarterly Magazine, Issue #3/ Fall 2004
Mark Simmons of Games Quarterly Magazine interviews industry pioneer Stuart Kaplan, founder of U.S. Games Systems, Inc., Stamford, CT.CQM: Hello Stuart:, I have been in the games industry since 1976, therefore regarded as a veteran. Your professional career spans a couple of decades past mine, making you, er, much older.... Seriously, though, would you tell our readers when and how you began as a publisher of games?...
Lisa Hunt and the Ghosts and Spirits Tarot
By USGAMES | February 2012
Lisa Hunt, artist and author of the Ghosts and Spirits Tarot, took some time out of her busy schedule to indulge us in an interview. Lisa is an internationally known tarot artist whose work includes many bestselling decks including Fantastical Creatures Tarot (US Games 2007) She was nominated for a 2008 Chesley Award and voted a top-10 tarot deck for 2007 by Aeclectic Tarot as well as a 2006 COVR Visionary Award...
An Interview with Rae Hepburn
By Zanna | Tarot Notes Major & Minor
This is Interview by Zanna which was originally posted at Tarot Notes - Major and Minor. I was first introduced to Rae Hepburn's Tea Leaf Fortune Cards in 2000, when I purchased the set published by Journey Editions, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd. In the very first reading I did with the cards, my husband (who is totally not into this sort of thing) pointed to one of the cards I had drawn and said, "That's talking about me, right there." Needless to say, I was impressed!