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Similarly to InDesign, you can use Adobe Photoshop to generate a file for each different card. Set up the template the way you prefer, most important being the colour profile (ISO Coated v2 300% (ECI) is highly recommended if you're planning to print it professionally or even for services like Printerstudio) Give names to your layers Set up the Excel or ...


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I use Inkscape with the countersheet extension https://github.com/lifelike/countersheetsextension. The extension will take a csv file and use some basic pattern matching to allow images and text to be defined per card. Here's a getting started video http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcf20p_intro-to-inkscape-boardgame-extensi_creation My only tip would be ...


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With a little setup work, Adobe InDesign can be a great tool for iterating on card designs. My process looks something like this: Setup an XLS or Numbers file with all the data for my cards. Different columns for different stats, text, card names, etc. By having it in a spreadsheet, you can do a lot of analysis on the stats, and it makes it easy to ...


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I personally use a XML/XSLT/CSS approach: All my cards are simple xml files with the stat and text Then i transform them to a html file with the card structure using an XSLT style-sheet Then i add all the visual design with css The result is then converted to a png file I use a python scrip to for this, the lxml library converts the xml to the html and ...



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