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Gamehole Dungeon Crawler Challenge - Winner Announced!

The Game Crafter - Gamehole Dungeon Crawler Challenge 2017

The winner of of the Gamehole Dungeon Crawler Challenge is Queen’s Quest! Congratulations to our winner (Geek Fever Games) and thank you to all of our contestants.

Protospiel Madison

Protospiel Madison - Hosted by The Game Crafter

The country’s best game design convention has come to Madison, Wisconsin. Protospiel Madison! Get your badge now! We’ve already confirmed 11 publishers scouting games this year. This event is powered by https://tabletop.events.

New Board Game Parts Available: Buildings

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available: Buildings

These new wooden buildings are an excellent way to give your game some depth. They come in 3 different types and 6 colors.

New Board Game Parts Available: Workers

The Game Crafter - New Board Game Parts Available: Workers

Lots to get done and now you have the army of workers to do it. These new wooden workers come in 6 colors for the workers carrying a bag in each hand and 7 colors for the workers carrying a bag in only one hand. Pick some up now at The Game Crafter!

Winner of the BIG BOX CHALLENGE announced!

The Game Crafter - Big Box Challenge - Board Game Design Contest

The Game Crafter is pleased to announce that FAZA has won our Big Box Challenge.
Our judge Alex Coulombe provided an amazingly detailed document about how he came to this decision.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this challenge. And don’t forget that we have the Hidden Movement Challenge going on right now.

The Game Crafter Official Podcast: Episode 138 - Sell Sheets

The game Crafter - The Game Crafter Official Podcast

Thanks to another great listener request JT and Jeff talk a bit about sell sheets and how to meet with publishers. So what should be on a sell sheet? JT and Jeff give their opinions. And once you have a sell sheet, how can you get in front of a publisher with it?

Listen to the podcast episode at: http://thegamecrafter.libsyn.com/sell-sheets-with-the-game-crafter-episo...

Some great reference links and groups to join:

http://www.leagueofgamemakers.com/sell-sheets-for-game-designers-101/

http://www.leagueofgamemakers.com/how-to-build-a-sell-sheet-for-your-game/

New Game Pieces Available: Bugs

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available: Bugs

We've added Bugs to our online board game parts shop! They are made of wood and we have 7 different colors to choose from.

New Game Pieces Available - Male & Female Farmers

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available: Male & Female Farmers

We have added farmers to our online parts shop. We offer both male and female farmers and they come in 7 different colors.

New Game Pieces Available - Windmills

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available: Windmills

The Game Crafter has added Windmills to our online game parts shop! We have two sizes available. The Large Windmills come in 7 different colors and the Small Windmills come in 6 colors.

New Game Design Asset Shop at The Game Crafter

The Game Crafter - New Game Design Asset Shop

We’ve just launched a new department in our shop for game design assets. You’ll find over 200 sets of illustrations, card designs, currency, and icons, with more being added every day. Click here to see our official announcement with additional images.

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