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Board Game Logistics

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Board Game Logistics

As a first-time publisher, the primary thing to keep in mind is that you need to begin thinking about the logistics of your board game as early as possible...

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Board Game Production

Board Games Ettana Production

Board Game Production

Once you have your final prototype in place, and you’ve started with the pre-production copies, you know it’s time to get going with the complete production process for the board game. It is obvious now that no more changes can be made to the game, and that everything you’ve decided upon will be provided in the output. One of the key criteria to check off is finalizing the design, gameplay, and components. On that spectrum, you need everything to be perfect and spot-on, so that you are confident enough to take the next step towards production.  You need to keep...

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Board Game Prototype

Board Games Ettana Prototype

Board Game Prototype

Just designing the entire layout, gameplay, and gaming components are not enough for the game to function. You need that extra bit of security by putting everything you’ve designed into a physical picture and seeing if it actually works. The creativity that you put to paper, will now be used to create something tangible and you can analyze if it actually works according to your liking or not. All of this constitutes the Prototyping Phase while publishing your board game.  The main objective of the Prototype Phase is to validate the design of everything in your board game and to...

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Board Game Legal & Regulatory

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Board Game Legal & Regulatory

Your design process might have worked wonders for your board game and you know that you would like to take its publishing one step further. Here is where you come to the crossroad of a crucial element to publish your board game: The Legal and Regulatory Phase. No matter what you choose to publish in life, may it be a product, a song, an advertisement, a food item, or a board game as in this case, the legal aspects need to be taken into consideration before anything else. And why do you need to do it? To extensively secure and...

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Board Game Design

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Board Game Design

Now that you have come up with the idea of the game and have settled on the gameplay, next comes the phase where you transform your thinking into creative visuals: The Design Phase. Your thoughts will now be put into physically creating and designing your board game according to how you’d like it to look. You might think of the design phase as something really easy and fun to work with. Well, you might be right! It definitely is fun to use your creative juices into outlining the entire look of your game, unless you’re picky about colors, patterns, and...

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