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Matching Card Game

When players hear ‘matching card game’ they think of the traditional Crazy Eights, Old Maid, Go Fish and while those games have all played a part in our life, matching games can take more complex forms. Pirate Deck, outlined below, is a matching game where you find yourself on a pirate ship in search of treasure. Below are common measurements and material used in matching card games – minus the booty!

If you’re interested in reading more about creating card games, be sure to check out our custom card game hub. This part of our site contains all the information you need to know about creating a card game – beyond just the standards listed here, this hub also contains detailed information on all the types of materials and packaging types we offer for your game. We’ve also analyzed popular card games to figure out what makes them work – and how you can apply these principals to your custom card game. There’s lots more to explore, like interviews with card game creators who have printed with PrintNinja, and special features you can add-on to your card game to make it stand out. Check it out!

Card Game Design

Board Game Industry Standards Two-Piece Box

Matching Card Game Design

  • 6 inches x 4.3 inches x 1.4 inches
  • 1.5mm high-density paperboard
  • Full CMYK
  • Organizing Insert:
    • 20pt coated 1-sided gloss cardstock
    • 2 compartments
    • White

Board Game Industry Standards Playing Cards

Playing Cards

  • 54 poker cards, 2.5 inches x 3.5 inches
  • 300 gsm Blue Core
  • Gloss Varnish
  • Full CMYK
  • Packaging: Shrinkwrap

Design a Matching Game, Board Game Industry Standards Coins

Coins and Bag

  • 25 plastic coins, 1 inch diameter
  • Custom design
  • Packaging: Faux velvet bag
  • Screen printed skull and crossbones

Board Game Industry Standards Rule Book Instructions

Rule Booklet

  • 3.46 inches x 5.43 inches
  • Saddle-stitched binding
  • 85lb text paper for cover and interior pages
  • 8 pages
  • Gloss varnish
  • Full CMYK

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