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New Board Game Pieces - Sword

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Sword

We added a Sword to our Board Game Pieces Shop! This is made of acrylic and is only available in grey at this time. The sword is just a little too big for the 17mm Meeple, but it gives you an idea of the scale. :)

Print on Demand for Miniatures at The Game Crafter

The Game Crafter - Print on Demand for Miniatures

This video introduces a new print on demand feature we are offering for miniatures in board games and role playing games. Check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kPWMEJ0rsk and see if you can use it in your game!

Learn how to make your own board game today at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/start

New Board Game Pieces - 16mm D6 Lighting Dice

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - 16mm D6 Lightning Dice available at The Game Crafter

We added 5 colors of D6 Lightning Dice to our Board Game Pieces Shop! These are six-sided 16mm dice with radiation hazmat masks, nuclear symbols, lightning bolts, and numerals instead of pips. 17mm Meeple included for scale.

New Game Design Contest at The Game Crafter - Social Deduction

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Social Deduction

New Game Design Contest at The Game Crafter! We’re looking for the next great social deduction game. In a social deduction game, players are assigned hidden roles, after which everyone works to sleuth out the “bad guy” (ie the person or people not on your side). Examples are:

- Mafia/Werewolf
- The Resistance
- Spyfall
- Battlestar Galactica
- and even murder mystery parties!

It can also include games with only the chance of a traitor element such as:

- Shadows Over Camelot
- Dead of Winter

New Game Design Contest at The Game Crafter: Simple Elegance

The Game Crafter - Board Game Design Contest - Simple Elegance

The Game Crafter has launched a new board game design contest. Design a game simple in terms of rules, but interesting in terms of choices: Simple Elegance! Learn more at https://www.thegamecrafter.com/contests/simple-elegance-contest

We’re putting up our biggest prize ever, $500 in shop credit!

Board Game Blueprint: Episode 24 - Game Designer's Ruler

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

In this episode of The Board Game Blueprint, Ben has a Component Close Up that is sure to measure up, thanks to JT showing off the Game Designer’s Ruler. Watch the episode at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KThWELMiRBo.

See all of the episodes at www.boardgameblueprint.org.

New Board Game Pieces - Cobalt Ingot

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Cobalt Ingot

We added Cobalt Ingot to our Board Game Pieces Shop. This further expands our collection of ingots and minerals. They are made of wood and work great in resource management games. We are running a giveaway contest right now to celebrate the fact that we now carry over 2,000 different types of board game pieces and parts. Find out more at http://www.thegamecrafter.com/fun.

New Giveaway Contest: 10 Riddles, 2000 Parts

The Game Crafter - Giveaway - 10 Riddles, 2000 Parts

The Game Crafter is hosting this new giveaway contest to celebrate having over 2,000 board game pieces, game accessories, and game upgrades in our shop!

Get the full details and participate in the contest at https://www.thegamecrafer.com/fun. Have fun and good luck!

New Board Game Pieces - Thick People Pawns

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Thick People

We now have Thick People in our Board Game Pieces Shop! These wooden game pawns come in 6 colors and measure .77″ x .53″ x .4″. We love the bright colors and the thickness makes them easier to pick up and move.

New Board Game Pieces - Western Pistols

The Game Crafter - Board Game Pieces - Western Pistols

We added Western Pistols to our Board Game Pieces Shop! These are fine quality scale miniature Western Pistols that come in a set of 2. They measure .8415" x .122" x .8385" (H x W x L) and come in the original bag from the manufacturer. These pieces have a lot of detail and would be great for games with a western theme. We also have a rifle if that is a better fit for your game.

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