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MtG multiple "first time each turn" effects question

For the exact effect you want, you can word the emblem as follows: At the beginning of each upkeep, if this emblem has no Quickening counter on it, put a Quickening counter on it. As long as this ...
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MtG multiple "first time each turn" effects question

This is tricky, and may not be doable with the exact effect want. One issue is that if you look at the Oracle text of Erayo's Essence, it is a triggered ability: Whenever an opponent casts ...
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How to get pieces for my board game?

Gamecrafter allows you to buy all sorts of pieces for your game. If you use their pieces, you can even upload your game and have people buy it on demand.
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How to make cards for a card game?

Not quite what you are after, but maybe one of these may help: Adobe InDesign InDesign is (as far as I know) the industry standard for card design, and while it is not specifically made for this ...
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Looking for name of a double ended connector

This question would probably receive a better answer on Woodworking SE. According to Wikipedia, as well as Canadian Woodworking, this is called a Dovetail key, Dutchman joint, or Butterfly joint. ...
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How to make custom Cards Against Humanity Cards?

Crabs Adjust Humidity is a 3rd party expansion pack, they offer packs of just blank cards which are almost identical to the original cards if you don't have enough blank cards in the expansions to ...
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Poker Chip Alternative

Most games of checkers have cool designs and stack and are pretty durable. They're obviously not poker chips. They generally only come in red or black, but I've spray painted them different colors to ...
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Poker Chip Alternative

Tiddlywinks. You can buy small plastic discs from most toyshops.
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How to get pieces for my board game?

If you want custom game pieces, you could have them 3D printed at Shapeways -- they do great work. As folks have already mentioned, game stores (I'll throw in a link to TheWarStore) often have ...
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How to get pieces for my board game?

MeepleSource has all kinds of game accessories, including custom meeples. I would definitely check them out.
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Custom boards for Eclipse

1. Where would I find original graphics to modify? You could use a scanner. Many home and office printers can act as a scanner, so it should be pretty easy to get access to one. 300dpi is sufficient, ...
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Game pieces smaller than a bingo chip

Two types of wooden markers you might be interested in: 15mm disks (for example, these on MeepleSource) Wooden cubes, which frequently come in 8mm, 10mm or 12mm (for example, these on MeepleSource) ...
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Where can I buy a deck of personalized cards?

I've had great experiences with Printer's Studio. You can have anything from a custom back on standard playing card fronts to completely custom fronts and backs that are different for each card. Good ...
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How to make cards for a card game?

I use Inkscape with the Countersheet extension for this. It can do everything you need (if I read your question correctly) even being able to choose icons on a per card basis (not a #dream). It can ...
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Creating A Board Game

Now i had envisioned that every floor which has 10 spaces each would have a even number of tiles regardless of them being good,bad or special but once i divided the total number of tiles which is 88 ...
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MtG multiple "first time each turn" effects question

I don't know of an example to use for precedent, but I think this would work: You get an emblem with "You can cast spells as though they have flash as long as you have cast fewer spells this turn ...
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Big expansion boards for ticket to ride

Getting your own made, could work. You would likely need a high quality image. The other potential issue would be the legality of it, but if they/you already own the map it could be legal in the UK ...
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Are there additional (custom ?) tracks for Formula One?

I’m a huge french fan of this extraordinary game. You can find several interesting tracks on the Lucidphoenix site: http://lucidphoenix.com/sc/tracks/ The owner of the site is Douglas Schultz, who ...
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What types of printers or printing techniques are used to produce commercial cardboard pieces?

As someone who really likes boardgames and has a career in the graphical industry I can tell you from experience that flatbed UV-printers (Industrial Epsons, Rolands an Arizona's) and CNC table ...
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How to make custom Cards Against Humanity Cards?

Expansion packs 1-4 each include blank cards - 8 white cards and 4 black cards. The Bigger Blacker Box expansion (and box) contains 50 blank cards (10 black and 40 white). These blanks printed using ...
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Where to buy or how to cut blank hexes for own game prototype?

FYI: It isn't going to look as pretty as real hex tiles but if you are just prototyping a game then you can functionally simulate Hexes tiles with Square tiles since six squares can fit around each ...
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Where to buy or how to cut blank hexes for own game prototype?

Disclaimer: I own this business. Prawn Designs, based in California, sells custom bits and bases, including hexes.
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Custom boards for Eclipse

The developers have posted official goodies on this boardgamegeek page. I don't see a scoring track file, but there is a compact technology board in pdf format and other files you could take graphics ...
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How to make Rotate Dial with rivet?

It looks like "wheel" and "dial" (or "game dial") are other names for this. I found a couple BGG threads with some suggestions: How do you make a game dial? Plastic grommets for cardboard wheels (...
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40k 8th Edition Unit Customization

Has 40k lost a lot of its customization and character options? Yes and no. In Matched play your options are much more limited, but in Open, and to a lesser extent Narrative play whatever your ...
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Poker Chip Alternative

Some Connect-Four chips are pretty much the same as poker chips, they even stick together in a cool way; that's the case for the ones made by MB.
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Who might create the game pieces?

A gold smith/jeweler could do your thing from metal and look elegant, but it might be quite expensive.
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Who might create the game pieces?

A 3D printing service would be an ideal solution. I have no experience with any of the online services available, but as an example Shapeways seems to offer the option to print in a variety of ...
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Are there additional (custom ?) tracks for Formula One?

If you go to BGG they have some print and play files. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1535/formula-1/files Also, Nice pick up!
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MtG multiple "first time each turn" effects question

I think you could make this work by having an emblem that gets a depletion counter at the beginning of each turn if they do not already have one. Then you would word the emblem something like Decree ...
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