Bespoke Gaming

Consumers get creative with customized takes on classic board games

Implications - Consumers eager to showcase their fandom are taking advantage of the accessibility of technological maker culture tools like 3D printing by creating their own bespoke board games. This shift speaks to the consumer desire for hyper-customization, as well as the modern preference for handcrafted, high-quality bespoke goods.
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Wizard Board Games - Harry Potter Monopoly Immerses Fans in a Magically Competitive World
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Warm 5,829 Clicks Pub: Jul 23, 14
Wizard Board Games
Harry Potter Monopoly Immerses Fans in a Magically Competitive World
The Harry Potter Monopoly set is one way to immerse a person in the world of wizardry and witchcraft. Although not an official Parker Brothers edition, this board game will more than satisfy fans... [More]
Marriage Proposal Board Games - This Man Created a Customized Monopoly Game for a Marriage Proposal
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Mild 707 Clicks Pub: Sep 29, 15
Marriage Proposal Board Games
This Man Created a Customized Monopoly Game for a Marriage Proposal
Justin Lebon teamed up with his woodworker friend Mark Becker to create a one-of-a-kind customized Monopoly board game, which he used to propose to his girlfriend with. Since the couple enjoys... [More]
Steampunk-Inspired Chess Sets - This Handcrafted Custom Chess Set is a Playable Pieces of Art
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Mild 1,349 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 15
Steampunk-Inspired Chess Sets
This Handcrafted Custom Chess Set is a Playable Pieces of Art
The classic game of chess has been given a full steampunk-inspired makeover with this retro-futuristic chess board and set by Olde World Custom Creations . Made by hand, this red oak chess board... [More]
Planter Game Boards - This 3D-Printed Chess Set is Like a Playable Miniature Garden
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Untested 1,197 Clicks Pub: Aug 25, 15
Planter Game Boards
This 3D-Printed Chess Set is Like a Playable Miniature Garden
Anyone with a green thumb can now add a little garden variety to their board game with this 3D-printed chess set where each individual game piece also doubles as a miniature planter. Designed by... [More]
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