O Plano boxes, how do I love thee?
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Let me count the ways. Big boxes, little boxes, boxes with fancy latches, boxes with large compartments, everything a slightly (?) OCD gamer needs to keep the bits organized and ready for play (remember, the more time spent setting up and putting away, the less time spent playing).

Edit: Changed sort order to alphabetical for easier reference.
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1. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.87 Overall Rank:19]
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2x Plano 3448 keep all the coins and VP and still keep it in the original insert.


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2. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.87 Overall Rank:19]
Meghan Naxer
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Plano 3600 with all expansion bits. It fits in the box with all the Babel tiles, boards, and rulebooks.
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3. Board Game: Age of Empires III: The Age of Discovery [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:80]
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4. Board Game: Agricola [Average Rating:8.12 Overall Rank:6]
Ed
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Plano 3600 works great with all the Lookout Games meeples (but it doesn't fit in the box with all of the boards and cards):

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5. Board Game: Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small [Average Rating:7.58 Overall Rank:101]
Denise Lockard
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Plano 3449 with a clear case from Japan (Daiso, I think).
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6. Board Game: Alea Iacta Est [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:886]
Denise Lockard
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Plano 3500
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7. Board Game: Alien Frontiers [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:94]
Rob Corn
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Columbus
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Plano 3449-7.
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8. Board Game: Alien Frontiers [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:94]
Kirk Bauer
United States
Smyrna
Georgia
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Plano 3500
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9. Board Game: Amyitis [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:530]
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10. Board Game: Android [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:711]
Kirk Bauer
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Smyrna
Georgia
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There are a ton of pieces for this game. A Plano 3450-22 double-sided case holds all non-player-specific pieces very well.

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11. Board Game: Android: Netrunner [Average Rating:8.17 Overall Rank:7]
Kirk Bauer
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Smyrna
Georgia
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Mr. Craft Series 5 laser-cut insert and two Plano 3448 4-compartment containers.
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12. Board Game: Antike [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:364]
Kirk Bauer
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Smyrna
Georgia
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Plano 3500 works great!

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13. Board Game: Antiquity [Average Rating:7.84 Overall Rank:150]
Kirk Bauer
United States
Smyrna
Georgia
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Plano 3701 works well with this game (I glued the dividers though).

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14. Board Game: Archipelago [Average Rating:7.46 Overall Rank:214]
Meghan Naxer
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Eugene
Oregon
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Since this game takes up so much space on the table, I have opted for a modular table setup. With Planos 3448 and 3449, resources and the bank can be passed around as needed. The larger Plano uses 3 of its compartments for the 3 stacks of exploration tokens. The smaller Plano has resources in the same configuration as the market boards.
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15. Board Game: Arena: Roma II [Average Rating:7.02 Overall Rank:687] [Average Rating:7.02 Unranked]
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This is the same size as Plano 3449 but with 7 fixed compartments.
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16. Board Game: Argent: The Consortium [Average Rating:7.97 Overall Rank:608]
Caleb K.
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LaVergne
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My storage solution for both Argent: The Consortium and the Argent: Mancers of the University expansion. All contents of both the base game and the expansion fit in the base box (plus the Argent: Summer Break mini-expansion). I used a Plano 2-3600-01 compartment box for the mage minis and the bits. I sorted the loyalty badges and marks by color in a bag each so they could be handed to the corresponding player at the start of the game. The university tiles are in 4 mostly even stacks in the bottom of the box. I used very tight fitting resealable bags for the cards. The voter cards are actually in clear FFG sleeves in this picture because they are the most important cards to protect IMO.

The box lid fits on almost all of the way, I would say 95% on. If you are laying the box horizontally it is no problem but if you sit the box vertically it might be a problem. Luckily the kickstarter edition comes with a fancy box sleeve and this works extremely well for holding the box together! I put the sleeve on from the side so that it would still show the Argent character and name on the side of the box.

Surprisingly, the original insert that I removed actually fits perfectly in the expansion box so if you want to keep it with the extra box you can.

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17. Board Game: Arkham Horror [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:141] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
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Another photo of my Plano use (from 2005 - shows how long I've been using them.) This is a larger Plano (3650) holding the bits in the base game:



(I used hanging file folders as the stock to make the tuckboxes shown in the image as I thought the colour went well with the game.)
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18. Board Game: Axis & Allies [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:993]
S. Turner
United States
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Six Plano 3449's. One for each army, one for the common bits (dice, industrial complexes, etc.)




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19. Board Game: Axis & Allies Naval Miniatures: War at Sea [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:1364]
Kirk Bauer
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Smyrna
Georgia
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The Plano 7771 tacklebox holds this game rather nicely.



For more details: http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/873478/ultimate-storage-solu...
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20. Board Game: BattleLore [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:153]
David F
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Emeryville
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Ahhh! I've been working on a plano box geeklist but never got around to finishing it. So I'll post here instead.



A big Plano 3602 for the figurines, a Plano 3500 for the banners and another Plano 3500 for the other counters/tokens.
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21. Board Game: BattleLore (Second Edition) [Average Rating:8.12 Overall Rank:106]
Carthoris Pyramidos
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Evanston
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Now that the expansions are coming out, this is a game sorely in need of supplementary storage. I picked up a cheap "large 17-compartment utility box" at a hardware store to hold all the Daqan and Uthuk figs (no room there for reinforcements, though). I've since fit the Dragon and Giant in the top middle space, while pushing the other mythic units into the compartments on the sides. (Razorwings have their own special container inside the original game box.)



I also stumbled across this little Plano in a garage sale, and it's perfect for all the tokens:



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22. Board Game: Battlestar Galactica [Average Rating:7.83 Overall Rank:29]
Kirk Bauer
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Smyrna
Georgia
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Base game, Pegasus, and Exodus expansions, all in the original box. That's a Plano 3650 that helps out quite a bit.



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23. Board Game: Belfort [Average Rating:7.40 Overall Rank:217]
Kirk Bauer
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Smyrna
Georgia
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Plano 3500 and 4x6 baggies
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24. Board Game: Betrayal at House on the Hill [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:334]
Brandon Rothenberg
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Alexandria
Virginia
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Plano 3650N for all the bits, cards, and dice to keep everything organized.






I then place this Plano box along with the rule booklets, house tiles, character tiles, and turn/damage track within a larger Plano 3731.





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25. Board Game: Blue Moon [Average Rating:6.78 Overall Rank:617]
Bryan
United States
Iowa
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I finally sleeved my Blue Moon cards in FFG Tarot Sleeves (orange). Well, now none of the cards fit back in the base box or the individual tuck boxes. So I came up with this using a Plano/Jammers 5325 and some custom labels. There is room inside for all 11 decks, dragons, game board, and rule book(s).





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