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New Board Game Pieces - Dinosaurs

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Dinosaurs

RAWR! We added Dinosaurs to our Board Game Pieces Shop! 8 types available: Ankylosaurus, Brontosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, Pterodactyl, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus, and Velociraptor. (17mm Meeples included for scale)

Board Game Designer's Ruler - 36 Tools in 1

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Game Designer's Ruler

Have you seen the Game Designer’s Ruler? It is the perfect tool for prototyping new board games! This acrylic ruler has imperial & metric measurements and stencils for common game components. 36 tools in 1!

New Board Game Pieces - Saltire and Headsman's Block & Basket

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Saltire & Headsman's Block & Basket

We added Saltire and Headsman’s Block & Basket to our Board Game Pieces Shop! These are highly detailed game pieces that will fit perfectly in the dungeons and torture chambers in your RPG or board games.

Andrew Cantrell Inducted Into The game Crafter Hall of Fame - Designer Interview Available

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Phase Shift Dimensions Challenge

Andrew Cantrell from WAC Games has been inducted into The Game Crafter Hall of Fame because his game, Greatest Thief, won the Phase Shift Dimensions Challenge. Congratulations! Their designer interview is available at

Next Game!

So I've been working on my first Heroes & Treasure expansion, plus the Kickstarter campaign for the expansion, which is going to launch in only like 4 weeks. Which is not a lot of time.

Unlike the first campaign, I have a mailing list already built up. So my pre-Kickstarter marketing is lower-key than it was last year. Well, so far it's nothing. Hope that works out for me.

Crafter Con 2018: Alisha Volkman - The Survival Guide for Design

This recorded session from Crafter Con 2018 serves as a guide on how to pick the best program for you needs when creating and handling your board game files. It also covers the pros and cons of different types of programs. You'll also learn the basic tools of these programs that you will need. Learn to read and understand different manufacturers templates and how to use them in these programs. Learn a bit about sizes and formats for saving them.

Alisha Volkman is a game designer and artist. She does contract art via

Ravenhall's Town Crier Monthly Highlight #1

I know this is behind, but we've been busy working on things. Here is the Monthly Highlight:

Sporktopia Legacy Challenge - Ends in 1 Month!

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Sporktopia Legacy Challenge

This is a quick reminder that our Sporktopia Legacy Challenge is ending in about 30 days. In this contest, you designers must create a game that uses the legacy mechanism. Please visit the contest page for full details.

All entries must be submitted through TGC’s game editor no later than Noon UTC (6am US Central) on February 4th, 2019.

New Board Game Pieces - Tree Stumps

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Tree Stumps

We have 2 new types of tree stumps in our Board Game Pieces Shop. These have a lot of detail and can serve as great scenery in your RPG or board games. (17mm Meeples included for scale)

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by Dr. Radut