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Cards Against Humanity has a free download for a PDF to print custom cards (e.g. PDF for printing custom white cards). However, it seems that these cards are not the same shape/size as the official cards which you get when you purchase the game. The reason for this, clearly, is that while the game is offered via a creative commons-type license, so you can print your own, they want to differentiate their own version.

However, I want to print custom cards which can be used alongside the 'official' version which I own. For this to work, they need to look exactly like the other cards - at least in shape, color, card stock, and finish. That way, when such cards are mixed into the deck and we are playing, it isn't possible to tell when someone has a 'custom' card or an 'official' one.

So my question is, how should I go about printing such customer cards?

If I want to print custom cards which fit in with the regular cards which you can purchase, what card stock should I use to print them with the appropriate weight, glossy surface, etc? I have experience printing a magazine and would be happy to go to either a Kinkos or small-scale printer.

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I think this will be very difficult or impossible to mix print-and-play with the official version. However, you could go all print-and-play, printing a base set as well as whatever blank cards you'd like. –  shujaa Jan 29 at 18:03
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Could you not use a standard deck of cards, paste paper printouts on them, and then sleeve all the cards?

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A simple solution if you are willing and able to spend some money:

Buy another copy of the game, a foam paint brush, and a small container of white paint. Using the foam brush you can paint a nice, even, thin coat of white paint over the face of the cards and use a black permanent marker when they dry to write whatever your heart desires!

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I created templates for printing on the 'Spare cards' that come with the expansion packs. I then bought Avery Crystal Clear labels (L7784)and used a laser printer to print them out. I cut them to size then applied them to the blanks and they look and feel almost identical to the Originals.

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There's a website for making your own, generating a PDF, sharing, and printing your own cards. Unaffiliated with CAH or Apples to Apples, but quite similar and easier than hand-writing or editing a PDF.

Snubs-n-dunk

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