Take the 2-minute tour ×
Board & Card Games Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people who like playing board games, designing board games or modifying the rules of existing board games. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am considering getting card protectors for my dominion game. I am wondering if anyone has tried this. Do the cards still fit back into their slots in the box?

The ones i was thinking about were the ones advertised in the box with dominion from mayday games

share|improve this question
add comment

3 Answers 3

up vote 12 down vote accepted

I use the Mayday games sleeves for all my Dominion cards.

The sets of 10 Kingdom cards will still fit in their slots in the box just fine. More numerous cards (like the Treasure and VPs) either will not fit at all, or will have to be jammed in pretty tightly.

Personally, I put Dominion, Intrigue, Seaside and Alchemy into two "long boxes" that you see used for CCGs, with little labeled tabs I printed from BGG separating them. This takes up a lot less room than the 3 large boxes and half-size Alchemy box, and makes the game portable.

Prosperity is still in its original box since I'm out of space in my long boxes. I keep all the Kingdom cards in their original slot, but keep Colony and Platinum in some of the larger unused slots rather than the ones labeled for them, because I don't like the tight fit.

share|improve this answer
add comment

I also used the Mayday sleeves. I've conslidated Dominion and Intrigue into one box by removing the inserts, and putting each type of card into a snak-sized ziplock. I might be able to get one more box integrated in.... but will be tight.

I was unable to get all of it in the tray, however, due to the coppers and curses no longer fitting their slots. Which is why I went to baggies.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Just to offer another point of view, I also use the Mayday sleeves for my Dominion cards. I have no problem fitting the cards in the original box in the correct slots, except for Coppers. My solution was to just not sleeve all the Coppers, since I have yet to play a game where I came anywhere close to using all of them.

share|improve this answer
    
I honestly couldn't remember which Base cards didn't fit, thanks! Yeah, Colony and Platinum do fit (barely) in their slots in Prosperity, but with so many other open slots I just don't bother. –  lilserf Mar 7 '11 at 16:04
2  
Certain cards can help run down the Copper supply. Off the top of my head: Gardens, Thief, Montebank, and Counting House. –  Powerlord Mar 10 '11 at 20:11
    
Also, Ambassador can potentially drain the copper supply. –  The Chaz 2.0 Jun 16 '12 at 14:59
    
Or Goons with some other +Buy cards –  Gregor Jun 16 '12 at 18:00
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.