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nate ben-porat
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anyone knows good card program that i can download for free?
i want to start working on a big card game which will include few hundred cards (mostly event charecter cards but also ability and massaging cards.) can anyone recommand me on a good program?

thanks a lot.
 
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Re: good cards program
Without going into great detail, use Microsoft Word. You can use the autoshapes tool to draw 9 card sized rectangles per page. Then enter text/pictures and print.
 
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I use Pages (part of iWork).
 
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Trenton wrote:
Without going into great detail, use Microsoft Word. You can use the autoshapes tool to draw 9 card sized rectangles per page. Then enter text/pictures and print.


I do it creating a "table" with 3 rows and 3 columns (size: 85 mm x 60 mm as they can be easily put into protective sleeves for CCGs).
 
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One thing I've done in the past is go and buy a packet of the Avery business cards that you can print out on your home printer. Each sheet should give you about twelve cards to a sheet which are then perforated so you can cut them apart easily.

Avery provides free downloads of a template of the sheet that you can use in Word, so all you have to do is open up the template in Word put in your card details and then print it out without any fuss.
 
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I make templates on Photoshop (without the different texts) and then, after entering text, save all the different cards and copy them to Publisher.
Then cut them out (which is a pain).
So there we have it, (near) perfection!
 
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Not free: you might try http://www.plaincards.com and the QuickCards program. The download is free, then $12.95 to register the program to activate printing.
 
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freezing chicken wrote:
massaging cards


What are those ?
 
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nate ben-porat
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i'm looking for other program then word but free ninja... anyone have idea?

thanks again.
 
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echoota wrote:
One thing I've done in the past is go and buy a packet of the Avery business cards that you can print out on your home printer. Each sheet should give you about twelve cards to a sheet which are then perforated so you can cut them apart easily.

Avery provides free downloads of a template of the sheet that you can use in Word, so all you have to do is open up the template in Word put in your card details and then print it out without any fuss.


I've been doing this, but ran into trouble printing it out. Running the cardstock through my HP Laserjet III damaged the toner cartridge. Now everything I run through the printer comes out with black streaks smeared down it. Let this be a cautionary tale... make sure your printer can handle thicker material!
 
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freezing chicken wrote:
i'm looking for other program then word but free ninja... anyone have idea?

thanks again.


www.openoffice.org
 
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irfanview and gimp for windows are pretty useful and free, irfanview being a smaller, faster subset of Gimp, which is basically open source photoshop.
 
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