How To Print On Blank Playing Cards

Here’s an interesting bit of advice for printing directly on blank playing cards. It would be useful for better-looking prototype games.

Web Utility For Rough Card Generation

If you need to generate some basic cards for your games, you can try this web-based utility, which imports information in CSV files. Put your data into a spreadsheet, save as Comma Separated Values and upload. Voila!

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Cardmaker: Tool For Making Game Cards

Cardmaker is a tool for using CSV files to easily generate cards for your games.

Tutorial is here.

Lately, I’ve taken to making cards for units in my games, rather than putting it on on sheets of paper. Having the cards cuts down on table clutter and makes it easier for players to find exactly which unit info they need.

CardBoard Card Deck Simulator

CardBoard is an interesting project. It’s a bit of software that simulates a deck of cards in a digital playspace, and allows you to play with friends over a local area network. Keep an eye on this one, because remote playing via the internet is sure to come.