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Offline Double Deuce

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Business Card sized Game Cards
« on: May 30, 2016, 02:23:26 AM »
I'm working with my kids on a game idea and am considering using Business Cards (2"x3.5") and am wondering if there are many games out there that use cards of this size? I know the Siege games like Soviet Dawn from Victory Point Games does but haven't seen any others using that size. Anyone familiar with other games that use that size. I guess as long as they hold enough information they should be fine but would you consider them too small?


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Re: Business Card sized Game Cards
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2016, 05:56:10 AM »
The Up Front reprint I received recently has really small cards. I don't know the exact size (not at home right now).
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Re: Business Card sized Game Cards
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2016, 05:59:25 AM »
I forgot to add they do seem very difficult to read for my bad eyes.
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Re: Business Card sized Game Cards
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2016, 03:12:31 PM »
Understand the eyesight thing, is a problem here these days. These will probably be more image heavy than text to make it easier for kids to play. I might print up some protoypes just to see how they turn out.

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Re: Business Card sized Game Cards
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2016, 07:36:52 PM »
You can get some sheets of perforated Avery business card stock to try it out. IIRC, Avery even has printing templates you can download to work with their various products.
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