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Printing your own cards

Post by Padster » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:37 pm

Has anyone tried to fill in the gaps in their sets, but using the card images available to have cards professionally printed?

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Re: Printing your own cards

Post by the Jabberwock » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:49 pm

This topic has been discussed elsewhere in the forum and the practice is highly discouraged, for good reason.

If you are looking to make a proxy, however, it should be done in a manner which is obvious to others that the card is not authentic. It would be devastating for professionally printed fakes to end up on eBay and be purchased by new players who can't really tell the difference.

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Re: Printing your own cards

Post by dark simpkin » Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:02 am

It would help new players to be able to purchase a play-set...
Perhaps if any new prints had a symbol on them to tell the difference. I would be all for awesome looking proxy cards for play, as long as you could tell them apart for collectors.

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Re: Printing your own cards

Post by CCG Collector » Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:05 pm

dark simpkin wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:02 am
It would help new players to be able to purchase a play-set...
Perhaps if any new prints had a symbol on them to tell the difference. I would be all for awesome looking proxy cards for play, as long as you could tell them apart for collectors.
Perhaps a bright, lime-green border or something? That way the card could be unobstructed by watermarks or anything of the sort, but it would still be especially clear that they weren't originals.
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