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Game Design Asset Shop - Overview

Chris from Mindflayer Games gives you a tour of the Game Design Assets Shop at The Game Crafter and then shows how to use the files. The Design Assets Shop is a great place for board game designers to purchase art for their games.

Watch the video on Youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7QvXKIFy9o

New Game Pieces Available - Transport Trucks

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available: Transport Trucks

New game pieces available! Check out these awesome new Transport Trucks. They come in 4 colors and can hold an 8mm cube in the truck bed. These would make an amazing addition to any pickup and deliver game.

See them here:
https://www.thegamecrafter.com/parts?q=transport%20truck

Chris Romansky Inducted Into TGC Hall of Fame

The Game Crafter - The Leading Print On Demand Game Publisher

Chris was inducted into The Game Crafter Hall of Fame because his game, 2-Bit Bandits, won the Adventure Challenge. Congratulations Chris! His designer interview and photos are available at http://news.thegamecrafter.com/post/168506693896/chris-romansky-inducted...

Crafter Con 2017 - JT Smith: Building a mathematical model for your game

This is the first recorded session we've released from Crafter Con 2017! Watch the full session for free at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6uPzySunA0

A mathematical model isn't as scary as it sounds, and it can be one of the best ways to ensure you have a balanced board game. It's also a great way to set starting values for all the components of your game.

Joszs' Medieval Item Pack

Check out this free asset pack which contains art for over 234 items! The illustrations have a 100px x 100px resolution and they are perfect for any RPG styled game. Way to go Joszs!

New Game Pieces Available: Character Pawns

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available: Character Pawns

Check out our new character pawns. We’ve got a yellow Tiki Idol and a red Speedster. They’re a great way to differentiate your game characters.

Or you can view all 1054 game pieces in parts in our shop at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/parts

New Game Piece Available: Wood Cabin

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available - Wood Cabin

The newest game piece to enter our shop is the wood cabin. It’s an interesting alternative to the standard house in most games.

Crafter Con 2017 is being livestreamed RIGHT NOW!

The Game Crafter - Crafter Con 2017 Live Stream Event

You can watch Crafter Con 2017 NOW at https://www.facebook.com/thegamecrafter.

Crafter Con is our very own game design convention. Its focus is on education to make you a better game designer. It features a track of seminars and workshops with industry experts. As well as a play testing room where you can work out some kinks with other designers 1 on 1.

Full schedule is available here:

https://tabletop.events/conventions/protospiel-madison-2017/pages/crafte...

New Game Pieces Available: Push Carts & Iron Ingots

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available - Push Carts & Iron Ingots

New board game pieces at The Game Crafter! Check out these amazing new wooden push carts. They come in 6 colors and are capable of holding other pieces such as our new wooden iron ingots. Both of these parts will make great additions to your newest resource games.

New Game Pieces Available: D6 Counters

The Game Crafter - New Game Pieces Available: D6 Counters

New game pieces available at The Game Crafter! Check out these awesome new D6 counters. We have both a negative and positive counter die. They’re perfect for keeping track of temporary modifiers in games such as Magic The Gathering.

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