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Taj Mahal Palace Game Pieces

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Taj Mahal Palaces

We've added these new Taj Mahal Palace board game pieces to our online parts shop. They come in sets of 5 colors and are available now.

Norse Mythology Game Pieces

The Game Crafter - Game Pieces - Norse Mythology Sprues

The Norse mythology is full of awesome creatures. With the release of the Norse Mythology Sprue you now have access to all the powerful giants, dragons and trolls as well as the stout norse humans. 3 different colors available.

See all 3 colors at

Greek Mythology Board Game Pieces!

The Game Crafter - Greek Mythology Board Game Pieces in The Game Crafter online parts shop

Greek mythology board game pieces! From hydra, to minotaur to Medusa herself, this sprue has them all. It comes in 2 different colors and will add all kinds of awesome creatures to your games.

Get them in our game parts shop at:

New Fancy 12mm Marbled Dice at The Game Crafter

The Game Crafter - We now have Fancy 12mm D6 Marbled Dice

The Game Crafter now sells some fancy 12mm marbled dice! Add them to the print on demand games we make or buy them separately in any quantity. See them all at:

BIG NEWS: The Small Stout Box is finally here! (70pt chipboard box that's custom printed on demand)

The Game Crafter - Small Stout Box

BIG NEWS: The Small Stout Box is finally here! This extremely rigid box is made of 70pt chipboard, is custom printed on all sides, and will even withstand a full grown man standing on it! It measures 3.5 x 5.5 x 2 inches and will hold 266 poker sized cards.

Check out the product page for the Small Stout Box at

Hook Box Challenge Semi Finalists

The Game Crafter - Hook Box Challenge

There are 129 entries in the Hook Box Challenge! We're glad so many people were inspired by this contest and now it's time to vote on the games you like. TGC community members can vote now at

Benjamin Farahmand Inducted Into The Game Crafter Hall of Fame

Benjamin was inducted into The Game Crafter Hall of Fame because his game, FAZA, won the Big Box Challenge. Congratulations Benjamin! Click to read his full designer interview at:

Crafter Con 2017 - Patrick McNeil: A crash course in graphic design for game designers

The Game Crafter - Crafter Con & Protospiel Madison 2017 - Become a better game designer

Patrick McNeil is a former Interactive Design professor, author of 6 books on web design and currently works as a UX Architect/Researcher.

In the recorded session from Crafter Con 2017, (watch it on youtube at you'll go through a crash course in graphic design that focuses on the fundamental principles of good graphic design and how to apply those in the world of game design. The core focus is on key principles that every designer uses and practical tips for applying them.

Time Barons - Another success story from The Game Crafter Community

The Game Crafter - Time Barons - Another success story from The Game Crafter community

This photo by Eric Martin is a side-by-side comparison of the new WizKids version of Time Barons (Left) and the original self-published version from The Game Crafter.

We’re excited to see another great success story for a game that started out in The Game Crafter community and moved on to an established publisher. Congrats to the designers, Jon Perry and Derek Yu!

Steven Aramini Inducted into The Game Crafter Hall of Fame

Steven Aramini was inducted into The Game Crafter Hall of Fame because his game, Tricky Tides, won the Trick Taker Challenge. Congratulations Steven! His designer interview is below.

Note: The official announcement was posted on our news blog at Read the interview there for all of the photos and links in the article.

Tell us about yourself and how long you’ve been designing games.

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