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BIG NEWS: Make 100% Custom Plastic Game Pieces at The Game Crafter

The Game Crafter - Custom Acrylic Shapes - Custom Plastic Game Pieces at The Game Crafter

Welcome to the fourth epoch of The Game Crafter: entirely custom game pieces!

For a while now we’ve allowed you to make custom punchouts, stickers, cards, and other printable components all to your exact specifications. For the first time we can now do that with plastic game pieces.

Winner Announced in the Phase Shift Dimensions Challenge!

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

We have a winner for the Phase Shift Dimensions Challenge!

We had an absolute blast playing the finalist’s games. Each one was so fundamentally different, which was kinda the point of the contest. Well done to all who entered, and especially to these finalists!

First, our thoughts on each of the finalist entries:

Codename: Hunter:

New Board Game Pieces: Sci-Fi Wall, Closed Sci-Fi Bulkhead, and Damaged Sci-Fi Wall

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces: Sci-Fi Wall, Closed Sci-Fi Bulkhead, and Damaged Sci-Fi Wall

Check out these new Sci-Fi themed pieces of game terrain. Super thematic for your RPGs and board games! We have a Sci-Fi Wall, Closed Sci-Fi Bulkhead, and Damaged Sci-Fi Wall. (We included a 17mm Meeple for scale and a Tech Barricade for comparison)

Available at: https://www.thegamecrafter.com/game-pieces?q=sci-fi&hPP=32&idx=products&...

New Board Game Pieces - Crystal Formation (6 colors)

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Crystal Formation

We added 6 colors of Crystal Formation to our board game pieces shop! These plastic pieces of game terrain really add some nice color and ambiance to your RPG or board games. Available at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/game-pieces?q=crystal%20formation&hPP=32&...

New Board Game Pieces - Sandbag Pile

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Sandbag Piles (3 types available)

We added 3 new types of Sandbag Pile to our Board Game Pieces Shop. They are made of plastic and serve as excellent pieces of terrain for your RPG, war games, or boardgames. We now have over 32 types of game terrain available.

New Board Game Pieces - Tech Barricade

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Tech Barricade

We added the Tech Barricade to our Board Game Pieces Shop! They are made of plastic and serve as a high-tech security barricade in your RPG or board game. There is great detail on these pieces of terrain and we love how they can be used individually or in groups to make wider walls. The barricade has height of .72 inches, width of 1.93 inches, and a depth of .42 inches. (17mm Meeple included for scale)

Christmas Shipping Deadline at The Game Crafter

The Game Crafter - Christmas Orders at The Game Crafter

I know we’re still a long way from Christmas, but planning ahead is always good when it comes to custom Christmas gifts.

If you want to guarantee that you have your order before Christmas, it would be best to place your order no later than December 3rd, exactly 3 weeks before Christmas Eve. If you are shipping internationally, place your order a week before that on November 26th to ensure time for shipping and customs.

New Board Game Pieces - Unlocked Padlocks

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Unlocked Padlock

First, we released the new Locked Padlocks. Then, we found the Padlock Keys and announced those. What do you get when you combine both of these new game pieces? You get Unlocked Padlocks! :)

New Board Game Pieces - Padlock Keys

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Padlock Keys

Yesterday we announced the new Locked Padlocks that we added to our Board Game Pieces Shop. In that news post we also asked who had the keys? Well, it turns out that it was us. We now have 8 colors of Padlock Keys available. :)

New Board Game Pieces - Locked Padlocks

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Locked Padlocks

We added Locked Padlocks to our Board Game Pieces Shop! These plastic padlock tokens come in 8 colors and are a great way to show that something is locked in your board game. Now the question is….. who has the keys?! (17mm Meeple included for scale)

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