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The Game Crafter Official Podcast - Episode 216

The Game Crafter Official Podcast

The Game Crafter Official Podcast - Episode 216 - Congratulations to the Mint Tin contest for breaking the old record of 144 entries with an amazing 184 entries! JT and Jeff take this episode & cover a few of the entries they noticed for the Mint Tin contest. What made these particular games stand out for JT and Jeff? Listen at https://thegamecrafter.libsyn.com/mint-tin-contest-with-the-game-crafter...

The Winner of "The Social Deduction Challenge" has been Announced!

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Social Deduction

Fruit-For-All has won The Social Deduction Challenge.

The judge, Heather Newton, has written up articles with feedback for the winner and all the finalists. In addition, she has provided the spreadsheet she used for scoring the finalists.

We thank all who participated in this contest. We also want to remind everyone that the Roll & Write Challenge is going on right now if you’re looking for another contest!

Full Details and links at https://news.thegamecrafter.com/post/189830463686/fruit-for-all-wins-the...

New Board Game Pieces

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Small Dragons

We added Small Dragons to our Board Game Pieces Shop! These wood tokens come in 4 colors (Blue, Red, Green, and Yellow). Available at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/game-pieces?q=dragon%2C%20small&hPP=32&id.... If you need something larger, be sure to check out the Large Dragons that we announced awhile ago.

The Game Crafter Official Podcast - Episode 203: Randomness in Games

The Game Crafter - The Official Game Crafter Podcast with JT Smith and Jeff King

The Game Crafter Official Podcast - Episode 203: Randomness in Games with The Game Crafter - Did we just get lucky? Or was it completely random that we got a listener request? JT and Jeff discuss a listener request that ask; does everyone really hate randomness in games? JT and Jeff also cover a few ways to mitigate the randomness of dice and cards. Listen at https://thegamecrafter.libsyn.com/randomness-in-games-with-the-game-craf...

Finalists in the Mint Tin Challenge have been chosen!

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Mint Tin Challenge

So the finalists in the Mint Tin Challenge at The Game Crafter have been chosen! In addition, our judges have created a detailed spreadsheet with feedback to all the contestants at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1V9bhGofbF2ynvIwcU2Ei4Y2sjavzxWtb...

New Board Game Pieces - Large Dragons

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Large Dragons

We added Large Dragons to our Board Game Pieces Shop! They are 1.5″ tall, made of wood, and come in 4 colors: Blue, Green, Red, and Yellow. 17mm Meeple included for scale. Available https://www.thegamecrafter.com/game-pieces?q=dragon%2C%20large&hPP=32&id...

Changes to Templates for Folding Game Boards

The Game Crafter - News - Changes to Templates for Folding Game Boards

We’ve added a new black border in the templates for our Quad-Fold Game Board, Six-Fold Game Board, and Medium Six-Fold Game Board to represent the approximate area on the face of the game board where the black backing will be visible. We’ve also moved the blue dotted Safe Zone line in by about 2mm to better represent the actual area where your text and images will not be at risk of being cut off.

This change may impact your Folding Board images, please update your files as needed, to ensure they print accurately.

Updated 3D Box Viewer

Our 3D Box Viewer now works in more web browsers and supports the 36 Card Jumbo Hook Box & the Mint Tin. You can also select a background color so that your box stands out better. Details at tgc.link/boxviewer

Fail Faster Playtesting Journal - Now Available!

The Game Crafter - Board Game Accessories - Fail Faster Playtesting Journal

We’re happy to be the official retailer of the Fail Faster Playtesting Journal. This was previously funded on Kickstarter and has received a lot of praise. This is an excellent tool for game designers to keep track of playtesting notes, game progress, and more. Available at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/parts/fail-faster-playtesting-journal

New Board Game Design Contest at The Game Crafter - TGC Staff Roll and Write Challenge

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - TGC Staff Roll and Write Challenge

We’re pleased to announce our next contest is the TGC Staff Roll and Write Challenge! Learn more at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/contests/tgc-staff-roll-and-write-challenge

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