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Steve Wieck
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Offensive Content Policy
At DriveThruRPG, we see a huge variety of content published and sold on our marketplaces. Something not broadly known to visitors on DriveThru is that we entrust most publishers to upload their new releases and activate them for sale without anyone at Drive...

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Digital Printing Quality for Playing Cards
Game publishers are frequently shocked at the high quality that short-run digital printing can achieve these days. The reason the quality gap between short-run, digital printing and high-volume printing has closed (assuming you're printing with the right di...

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Digital Printing Quality for Playing Cards
Game publishers are frequently shocked at the high quality that short-run digital printing can achieve these days. The reason the quality gap between short-run, digital printing and high-volume printing has closed (assuming you're printing with the right di...

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Community Created Content for Tabletop Games
Over a year ago, I posted about the coming revolution in card games  (and board games) based upon the ability to print any content on any single card. I laid out some possible ways that OneBookShelf through our DriveThruCards.com site hoped to aid that revo...

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Working on rough mock-ups for revised publisher tools interfaces. Publishers being able to easily categorize new titles is a thorny UI challenge. Our current, "old" interface has a host of things to improve like tiny checkboxes that are hard to click/touch, no animation to reveal subcategory choices, poor visual linkage between categories to subcategories to subsubcategories.
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Cost of printing cards on demand
I wanted to compare the costs among the leading printers of print-on-demand, short run cards for the tabletop game community. The leading printers seem to be: The GameCrafter, Printer Studio, Bicycle Personalized, MPC (makeplayingcards.com), and DriveThruCa...

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RPG publishers who have used OneBookShelf print for KickStarters, Scott would love your input.
Trying this one more time as I didn't make it public the first time. Oops! Please feel free to share this!

To any publishers who have fulfilled Kickstarter orders for print books through +DriveThruRPG, I have a quick poll: I'm interested in how you used our POD program to fulfill those orders. If you answered "We've tried both options," in particular, I'd also be interested in anecdotal feedback about which method your backers preferred.
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We paid the full cost of POD orders.
46%
We deferred print + shipping to backers.
15%
We've tried both options.

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The Coming Revolution in Card Game Design
No, I'm not talking about digitizing card games into tablet apps. That app revolution is already in full steam; it has certainly revoluti...

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Daniel - thanks for posting. DriveThruCards is still in its infancy and we appreciate the early support of publishers using the platform for printing and sales. We have many short and long terms plans for the site, not the least of which is getting more customers to the marketplace!
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