Creating Renders of Your Cards

In this brief tutorial, I show you how to use Powerpoint and Gimp to create quick renders of your cards that you can use for campaign pages and your rule books. This tutorial assumes you’re using something like The Game Crafter’s templates and that the cards you’re looking to render are […]

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Library of Cut Out Shapes

I’m going to create a library of cut out shapes that you can use on any of The Game Crafter’s custom punch out templates. Please follow and like us:

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Creating Custom Punch Outs from Images

The Game Crafter recently announced the ability to create your own custom punch outs. That means you can make custom, cardboard shapes. I’m going to imagine that most people want to create shapes that look like some image they already have. The “trick” to make this happen is to create […]

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Free Poker-sized Card Templates

Starting game designers waste a lot of time trying to build reasonable-looking prototypes for their cards. I started to create some card templates to assist others.  I’m making the card templates free. And, as I get the urge to make more, I’ll continue to grow the number of poker-sized card templates. Please follow […]

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Writing Game Rules – A Recipe

There’s no magic system or formula for writing good rules for your games. Each game has its own quirks, its own vocabulary, its own gameplay.  However, I’ve found that there is a general pattern to how you can think about rules. I’ll call it my recipe. Please follow and like […]

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FAQs: Getting Started with The Game Crafter

If you’re just getting started with The Game Crafter, you probably have many of the same questions that others have had.

This list of questions is meant to help dispel some of the confusion and mystery. It is not, however, a step-by-step walk through.

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