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There is a standard way to store those cards in the big box. Your big box should've come with a couple of large bookmark-shaped cards. One side has a bunch of card names upon decorative scrolls, like this: photo from Board Game Barker What you're supposed to do with this organiser card is to lay it down in the center of the box, between all the card slots. ...


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Will any harm come to board games that I leave out in a car in that ['below -18°C/0°F'] temperature? No. I have had some board games for 30+ years that, during that time, spent two years in a Minnesota storage garage and three years in an Upstate New York storage garage; in which neither had heat or air conditioning (neither location was ever particularly ...


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From my experience, the UltraPro 9-Pocket Platinum Pages are some of the sturdier pages out there and therefore will be more resistant from the start to the kind of wear you're describing. You don't have to worry about your cards much, though, as the pages or binders will be damaged before the cards will. They work well and last long if you use them with ...


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Have you looked into foam core? There are a lot of solutions available on BGG


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For more than 10k cards, a Card Catalog: You can find them on CraigsList, eBay, antique stores ($$$) and occasional garage sales. In my catalog I have one drawer per block. Separated in the drawer by set. In each set they are sorted with Rares & mythics in the front, as I have a lot less of those. I buy sets of commons & uncommons for each set ...


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It allows the air to be removed from the bag so it takes up less space.


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You could potentially get sleeves for your cards. In your case it looks like some companies make sleeves specifically for 7 wonders.


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It looks like that version of Ascension has the Broken Token Box Organizer (or similar) included, which should allow for most, if not all, of the expansions to fit into the one box. The game normally comes with an insert that looks a little different. As such you would not need to keep the additional expansion boxes if you have no desire to resell the game,...


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This isn't what you want to hear, but I actually built a wooden box for this because there was nothing on the market I could find that would do the job. It wasn't massively complex - create partitions that could hold decks of cards on their sides, and squarer partitions for counters, dice and the like. There's an elastic strap in the lid for the board. ...


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I use Hugo's Amazing Tape. It works similarly to plastic wrap; but it doesn't tear like that does. And you can either re-wrap it around the deck each time, or slide the wrapped ring on and off the cards (unless they are sleeved, then it won't slide). I use the 1/2 inch, but I think the 1 inch would actually work better. Very similarly, a friend of mine ...


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Put value cards in a binder. I put all my land in a seperate box. Another box is then organized into columns based off of color/artifact/multicolor. Those columns are organized by format, then into set in chronological order as they were released. Each section is in alphabetical order. The columns for Standard contain dividers based off of how close they are ...


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Based on the condition of baseball cards dating back over 100 years, it's possible the cards could last that long or longer. See this list of rare, old cards for example - there are several from over 100 years ago that are still able to get a PSA 7-8 grade, and look like they're in quite good condition. Beyond that, it's unlikely we'd be able to say how ...


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This depends very much on the what paper stock was used to print the cards. There are paper documents far older than the US Constitution (papyrus written with carbon ink dating back to the Egyptian dynastic period?) still in pretty good shape, and paper books and periodicals printed a decade ago that are going to pieces. Beyond that, the ink (the main point ...


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I haven't seen anything bigger than 480, unfortunately, that wasn't a binder. Quadrow Collector Albums like this one are probably your only real shot at more than 480, and of course they're binders. They can hold 30 pages of quad row, double-sleeved cards (so, 24*30=720 cards), or 36 (single sleeved) or 48 (not sleeved). Quite a lot. There are some 3x3 ...


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I'd say if your deck is even relatively valuable, I'd upgrade from the penny-sleeve treatment. Penny sleeves are fine for protecting bulk rares and draft decks but the premium stuff is usually a tighter, tougher sleeve with opaque backs (which matters if you want to do any serious competitive play). I would avoid Dragonshield Gloss though because the backs ...


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In order to protect cards from being damaged in a situation like this you need to take two actions. First and foremost you need to sleeve your cards and generally you can find card sleeves designed for any card game. Second and most importantly you need to be careful with any food/beverages that are going to be in the gaming area. While sleeves may be good ...


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There are several different ways to organize a collection of Magic cards. Some of them have some advantages over others, but ultimately the one you should pick is the one that makes the most sense to you and is easiest for you to work with. Sorting by set. This is personally how I organize my cards. I have each set separated and ordered by collectors number,...


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Dixit expansions come in boxes of size 8.1 x 3 x 12.7 cm. The cards from the base set, Journey or Odyssey should fit in one of those exact same boxes. Get a box for each expansion that you own. You could make your own boxes, from sheets of cardboard using a box template like this one. You'll want to use 250 grams paper (g/m2, see grammage). Just put your ...


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I think the rail designs are pretty clear from this picture off their website. The exact numbers aren't important if you're building it yourself. Assuming this desk is 1/2" thick, then the rail groove entrance is roughly 3/8" thick, and the rail is roughly 1/2" deep. There is a groove going up behind the rail, that looks to be 1/4" wide, that "locks" the ...


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You can make some hexagonal tuckboxes, check out these ones from BGG. You may need to tweak them a bit to deal with your custom tiles, but Inkscape does a pretty decent job of editing these types of PDF's (YMMV)


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I'd recommend to not sort by edition. It will drive you mad. I put all of my rares and mythics in binders. The commons and uncommons are separated and are then sorted by color then by creatures or spells. I can quickly find what I want with this system. I would occasionally cull through the cards and see which ones haven't been played for awhile or if they ...


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For the US, check the Container Store. They certainly have simple boxes that work for prototypes.


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I highly suggest a cardboard box. I got a 1600 size box for about $10. On the topic of lands and tokens, I keep 60 of each basic land (so 300 in total) with the cube at all times sleeved. my cube is from Khans/fate/dragons so tokens aren't really an issue, however I keep 10 of each token sleeved in a different color. I don't recommend using the cub3 from ...


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Tolarian Community College did a fantastic review of MTG Cube Deck Boxes: Ultra Pro CUB3: 900 cards in 80 USD cardboard. Home use only. F Grimoire: 75 USD plastic. Home use only. C- Ultimate Guard Stack'n'Safe: 2x480 cards in 2x12.50 USD plastic. May need an elastic band. Aaron Cain: 125 USD* (prices vary) custom wood. A+


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Ultra-Pro has released a product for cube storage: The MOX CUB3™, designed for Cubing, features a unique 2-level storage design. Holds 900 standard double-sleeved gaming cards in Ultra•PRO PRO-Fit & Deck Protector sleeves. Compartment for dice, stones and other accessories. Secure magnetic closure. 8½” x 8½” x 8½” (215.9mm x 215.9mm x 215.9mm)....


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There was a kickstarter for a metal cube briefcase. Looks like they are now available for purchase on http://www.cubevault.com/ for $135. I have one of these and they are very good quality.


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Although I'm new to the game and still trying to find a good way to sort the 3K+ card collection my brother just gave me I personally believe the best way to sort cards for a specific card would be alphabetical with index cards to separate the letters. That method is only good when you have a lot of time on your hands depending on the collection size since ...


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First I have current standard in separate boxes. They are separated by block then color then alphabetical order. After rotation commons and uncommons get separated by color then alphabetical order in penny sleeves in groups of 4 (playsets). If I have more then 2 playsets of a given card from the same set.. it gets trashed or given away. I do all my deck ...


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