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Magnus
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So i was planning to print out some of the game tokens i made. Is there any office that can print out say one chart of tokens with units on them? and how do i print out a Board Map for. I want to make a board game map with the style of risk layout. Terretories and such. What program to use?

 
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I think it depends. Do you already have all the art ready to go (your question is confusing to me)? If I don't need anything special (just paper) I will go to any local print shop (Fedex, The Copy Store) and get it done. Because ink for my printer is more expensive. If you need something special, you may want to try The Game Crafter or printing a decal and sticking that onto thicker card stock. Are you asking about how to print them or what software you need to design them? I feel like you posted two questions, but I can't be sure.
 
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Counters: The easiest way is to print on label stock which is affixed to cardboard and cut out. (I usually cover clear contact paper to prevent smudging.)

Maps/boards: Why mount them? Place them under plexiglass. You can print them out on large format printer (You can do that at a copy center) or you can do it piece by piece.
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LongSchlongSilver wrote:
So i was planning to print out some of the game tokens i made. Is there any office that can print out say one chart of tokens with units on them? and how do i print out a Board Map for. I want to make a board game map with the style of risk layout. Terretories and such. What program to use?



To draw a map of blobular territories, use Illustrator, or the opensource counterpart, Inkscape.
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Magnus
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Many thanks for the info!
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rri1 wrote:
Maps/boards: Why mount them? Place them under plexiglass.

Or just normal glass - I was surprised at how cheap it is. (Plexiglass not so much.)
 
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