At some point within the first two months a coworker and good friend of mine told me that it would be really cool to see the cards in color. This was entirely antithetical to the black on black idea, but I did like the concept. I wanted to formulate the best way to do this, and since I was fusing so many concentric symbols, I would need to a way to overlap the colors on top of each other. To accomplish this, I decided to use gradients in my vector program.
Here are a couple side by side examples: