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Many board games use square cards that are 70mm × 70mm, about 2¾″.

Are there any that use larger square cards? If so, what's the largest square card that is in use?

I'm mainly interested if there are any square cards larger than 70mm. I'm working on a game that needs square cards, and 70mm isn't big enough. The company I'm at wants to use sizes of cards that are already in use, where possible.

The reason the cards need to be large is because people are putting tokens on top of them when they're in play, not because they have to display much information.

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This kind of question is very hard to answer for sure. There could always be some game with strange cards that the answerer isn't aware of. Can you try and clarify what exactly you want, and why you want to know this? For example, are you interested in the largest common size, for cost or compatibility reasons perhaps? –  ire_and_curses Sep 24 '13 at 16:24
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If you cannot fit all the information in space that others found sufficient, your game is probably too complicated, and the cards try to do too much for the players to really keep in their heads. –  StasK Jan 13 at 16:59
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Ther reason these cards need to be large is because people are putting tokens on top of them when they're in play, not because they have too much information on them. –  Joe Jan 13 at 17:03
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What about using tokens of different sizes? The small cube counts as one. You can swap out 5 small cubes for a medium sized cube. 5 mediums make a large one. Just like money: no need for a large purse if you exchange your quarters for a dollar bill... –  Robert Jan 14 at 21:17
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Is it possible for you to consider cardboard tiles instead of cards? I've surely seen tiles bigger than 70mmx70mm. The Game Crafter prints decks of square 3.5"x3.5" cards. –  Ramiro Mar 14 at 19:21
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I believe that Jungle Speed uses 80x80mm cards with rounded corners.

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