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Hugo Oliveira
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Hello everybody,

I want to know what kind of software you use to put cards ready to print and play.
I use Microsoft word to put in one page the front of the cards and in other page the back of the cards.
Anyone knows a software to make it much easier?

Thanks.
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Sturv Tafvherd
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I haven't used it yet, but many others on this forum have: nanDeck.

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Filip W.
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I'll second NanDeck. It's free and very, very fast. There's a bit of a learning curve at the beginning but once you get past that (shouldn't take you more than a couple of days if you've got a passable acquaintance with computers) you'll be able to crank out decks of cards in, literally, minutes.

Here's the link: http://www.nand.it/nandeck/

There's also a BGG NanDeck guild where questions are answered very fast.
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Jakub Marek
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When I started to recommend nanDECK, I felt a bit lonely. Not anymore!
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J. Reichler
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If you're interested in a more programmatic approach, you might check out my Python tools:

http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/634840/announcing-my-card-ga...
 
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Scott Nelson
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Eremiell wrote:
When I started to recommend nanDECK, I felt a bit lonely. Not anymore!


Remember back when you loaded up a script? The nandeck has changed a lot...to make it a lot easier to get things done. You still can code for unique things, but basics are point and click, mostly.
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Jakub Marek
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Meh...no point and click for me. All my work is done the traditional way. Command by command. But yes, the visual editor definitely is a plus for many. I'm better with keyboard and code view.
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You should try using Publisher. You can make custom templates and just import your cards/jpgs. Once you have set up gutters and margins it will import and set it up for you.

People make labels and business cards this way too
 
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