How to Make your Own Components for Your Tabletop Games

The popularity and access to 3D printers and laser cutters have made it easier to design and create components for your favorite tabletop game. You are now able to add, replace, or create your own customized pieces for a game you already own or for a game you have designed yourself!

3D printing and laser-cutting have had a major impact on the world of tabletop gaming. There are now hundreds of design files available on sites like Thingiverse for game components, playing aids, terrain for wargames and RPGs, and more. But what about all of the other components you might want for customizing/expanding an existing game or bringing your own game design to the table?

Read the complete article here from Make Magazine.

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Jenn Toso, Social Media Marketing Specialist, specializes in all things social! As a dedicated member of the social media team at Digi-Key Electronics, you can find her blogging, sharing, tweeting and posting on Digi-Key’s social media channels. Jenn’s passion is the Maker and STEM communities and believes that today’s young people hold the key to a brighter tomorrow for everyone. Jenn holds a Bachelor of Science in Business, a Master of Science in Internet Marketing and a PhD in Hockey Mom. In her spare time, Jenn likes to explore her newly discovered affinity for wearable technology and fuel her addiction to all things hockey. You can usually find Jenn on some type of social media or in a hockey arena – sometimes enjoying both at the same time.

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