The Board Finalised

Following from the first & second posts about the board design process I got really into detail with getting a quality print, laser etch, window film application as well as polishing the legibility and even the board tile shape… As the laser cutter follows the outline of the vector the shape perfectly, when cut any unjoined […]

Rhino 3D & 3D printing

Took an amazing workshop learning to build 3D models in Rhino 3D, we even had a chance to run our creations through a 3D printer. I attempted to model one of the ships I carved as the symmetry allowed for a bit of cheating. It took 2 days to get comfortable enough with the software […]

T-shirt Screen Printing

I had a go at t-shirt printing, I’m not that into images on clothes (!) so I ummed and arred about what to draw and decided on some abstract forms which were surprisingly hard to get right. I had to mix the acrylic paint with an acrylic medium at about a 60/40 ratio so that […]

The Board Continued

Picking up from the first post where I had figured out a way to marry the functional purpose of the board with a space scene background illustration and was beginning to develop the illustration and game layout to be as if the board is a screen from within the players space ships. To bring about […]

The Board

Stephen the games creator provided me with a document with the number, position of places and their content for the laps around. The basic narrative he provided was that the game was set in space and did laps around a giant blue sun where players collected Star Shards to power upgrades to their ships and alter the course of […]