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Subject: Notecards that aren't semi-transparent? rss

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Kris Rhodes
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I just sent out a hand-written deck of cards to a playtesting group, and later on in writing out another one, realized that you can actually see through the cards somewhat, such that players might be able to read off other players' cards through their backs.

Have you run into this? I was just using standard index cards. Are there better kinds of cards to use?
 
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Kevin L. Kitchens
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Speusippus wrote:
I just sent out a hand-written deck of cards to a playtesting group, and later on in writing out another one, realized that you can actually see through the cards somewhat, such that players might be able to read off other players' cards through their backs.

Have you run into this? I was just using standard index cards. Are there better kinds of cards to use?


Buy a cheap REAL deck of cards or two. Print your text on paper/labels and adhere to the face of the card
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John "Omega" Williams
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Buy better brands of index cards. The ones I get from dollar store are thin. But at least do not show through with pencil. Better brands use thicker stock and even marker should not show through.

you can also use card sleeves and back the cards with a playing card.
 
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Gabriel Cohn
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Put them in card sleeves. Much simpler.
 
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