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New Year's Sale Coming in 3 Days!

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Proto ATL 2020

The Game Crafter is going to have a New Year’s Sale on Jan 1-15, 2023 and game designers can add their games to it! Check it out at

Designers can add their published games to the sale by going to: Games > My Game > Promote > Site Wide Sale.

TGC Community Game Night at Gen Con 2022!

We’re excited to announce that our annual TGC Community Game Night was approved for Gen Con 2022! The event will run from 8pm-midnight on Friday, August 5th and will be held in the Wabash 1 Ballroom inside the Indiana Convention Center. This is an official Gen Con event and so you’ll need to grab a ticket to enter. 60 tickets available at

New Board Game Pieces - Universal Yes & No Tokens

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Universal Yes & No Tokens

We added Universal Yes and No tokens to our Board Game Pieces Shop. These tokens are easy to understand and are universally accepted symbols for yes and no. 17mm meeple for scale.

D4: Tabletop Creative Conference - Starting Your Own Publishing Company

Thinking about starting your own game company? In this recorded session from D4: Tabletop Creative Conference, a panel of publishers talk about how it may not be all fun and games.

New Game Design Contest at The Game Crafter - The Solo Duo Challenge

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Solo Duo Challenge

We’re excited to be partnering with the Board Game Design Lab for the Solo Duo challenge, where you need to make a game that plays with 1 or 2 players. Learn more at

Virtual Protospiel - This Weekend!

Virtual Protospiel at Con of Champions 2020 - This Weekend!

The Virtual Protospiel at the Con of Champions is a board game prototype convention event that takes place online in a digital format, allowing board game designers from around the world to test their games together and fight the spread of COVID-19.

Participants will need to buy a badge for the Con of Champions to participate. Get full details at

Resuming Production at The Game Crafter

Good news! We resumed basic operations at our production facility today. We will begin by getting all urgent orders out the door. Then we will proceed with working on all other orders in the sequence in which they were received. We’ve got quite the backlog thanks to all of our amazing customers, but we will work hard to get them out as quickly as possible.

Con of Champions: May 23-25 (Virtual Game Convention)

Tabletop Events - Con of Champions - Virtual Game Convention

Trapped at home and looking for some fun?! Come play or run some games at our virtual convention called Con of Champions on May 23-25.

Sign up to play games. Social distancing will be a lot less boring with all the new friends you’ll meet at Con of Champions.

We’ve already got a bunch of games up on the site, but there's always room for more. Use Tabletopia, Tabletop Simulator, Roll 20, Fantasy Grounds, Skype, Zoom, Discord or any other online platform to run your favorite games. Submit games you want to run!

Component Studio - Inline Images Tutorial Video

Learn how to use Component.Studio with Andrew Voigt.

Ever want to include an image in a text box? Now you can! Watch the video at to see how.

Check out all of the great tutorial videos on youtube at

Game Design Assets

The Game Crafter - Game Design Asset Shop - Over 1000 Sets of Art for Board Games

The Game Crafter's Game Design Assets Shop has over 1000+ sets of affordable illustrations, card designs, currency, and icons to use in your game. Most assets are sold under flexible licenses by artists in The Game Crafter community.

If you are an illustrator or graphic designer and would like to make some extra money on your creations, upload your game design assets here.

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