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PROTOSPIEL MADISON - Starts in 3 days! (Oct 18-20)

The Game Crafter - Protospiel Madison - Board Game Design Event in Madison, Wisconsin

PROTOSPIEL MADISON - STARTS IN 3 DAYS!

The country’s best game design convention comes to Madison, Wisconsin on October 18-20.

Game Designers: Get professional level feedback from other designers. Over 100+ other designers in attendance so you’ll have the opportunity to playtest your designs many times throughout the weekend. You’ll also have access to a TGC Designer Table full of blank components and game pieces!

Gamers: You get to play the latest games and help shape them before they hit the shelves of stores or the pages of Kickstarter.

Crowd Chat - Live stream tonight at 7pm ET with Dan Letzring

The Game Crafter - Crowd Chat with Cassie Elle - Live Stream Show on Monday Nights

Tonight on Crowd Chat, Cassie will be interviewing Dan Letzring from Letiman Games to discuss his most recent Kickstarter, Adventure Tactics! Adventure Tactics brought in over 1400 backers and over $100,000 in funding. They will be discussing the marketing techniques and decisions behind the campaign tonight, at 7 PM EST, on all the Game Crafter channels!

Watch it live at crowdchat.live or on The Game Crafter’s Twitter, Facebook, or Youtube.

New Game Box Available - Jumbo Hook Box

The Game Crafter - Board Game Boxes - Jumbo Hook Box

We are pleased to announce our new Jumbo Hook Box! This is similar in design to our Poker Hook Box, but larger so that it can hold our 3.5″ x 5.5″ Jumbo Cards. It is made of 16pt matte card stock and holds 36 Jumbo Cards. It is fully printed on all sides, which means you can print your rules on the inside of the box! Learn more at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/publish/product/JumboHookBox36

New Board Game Pieces - Dark Gold Indented D6 Dice

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Dark Gold Indented D6 Dice

We added these Dark Gold Indented D6 Dice to our Board Game Pieces Shop! With this new addition, we now have 15 different colors of Indented D6 Dice. Available at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/parts/d6-indented-blank-dark-gold.

They work perfectly with our Dice Stickers and you'll find more info on that at https://help.thegamecrafter.com/article/88-dice-stickers. The indentation on each side of the dice protects the sticker during rolling. 17mm Meeple for Scale.

Another reason to go to Protospiel Madison!

The Game Crafter - Protospiel Madison - Free Components for Designers!

The country’s best game design convention has come to Madison, Wisconsin on October 18-20. Welcome to Protospiel Madison!

Game Designers: Get professional level feedback from other designers. Over 100+ other designers in attendance so you’ll have the opportunity to playtest your designs many times throughout the weekend. You’ll also have access to a TGC Designer Table full of blank components and game pieces!

Gamers: You get to play the latest games and help shape them before they hit the shelves of stores or the pages of Kickstarter.

New Board Game Pieces - 8mm Chevrons

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - 8mm Chevrons

We added 8mm Chevrons to our Board Game Pieces Shop! They are made of wood, come in 8 colors and can be stacked on top of each other. Need to stack more than 4? Consider our wider 21mm Chevrons instead. 17mm Meeple included for scale.

New Board Game Pieces - Wood Pile

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Wood Pile

We added this Wood Pile to our Board Game Pieces Shop! These tokens are made of wood and are a great fit for resource management games. 17mm Meeple included for scale. Available at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/parts/wood-pile

Protospiel Madison & 2 Tickets Left to Crafter Con!

The Game Crafter - Protospiel Madison - Board Game Design Event in Madison, Wisconsin

The country's best game design convention has come to Madison, Wisconsin on October 18-20. Welcome to Protospiel! Playtest your game with 100+ designers or enjoy other new board games & help shape them. Watch a quick promotional video for the event at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xZuwDDtiuw

Get your badge at protospiel-madison.org.

New Board Game Pieces - Bust Tokens

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Bust Tokens

We added 4 types of Bust tokens to our Board Game Pieces Shop! These tokens are a silhouette of a figure from the shoulders up. There are two shapes available in both blue and green. We like these unique tokens and hope you do too! :) Available at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/game-pieces?q=bust&hPP=32&idx=products&p=...

Component.Studio Tutorial: Rapid Card Creation

Mike Wokasch is a game designer, owner of Fairway 3 Games and a big fan of https://Component.Studio. In this detailed tutorial, Mike shows how to quickly create a deck of 108 cards in Component.Studio. https://www.theindiegamereport.com/2019/08/component-studio-rapid-card-c...

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