Counter

About Counters

Default size of the counter in the system is 24x23 mm. Default font size is 10 mm. The counter on this picture has an increased font (15 mm) to improve readability. The value of a counter may be modified by players. It is always centered in the middleA counter allows to keep track of different parameters during your game, like victory points, health, money, and any other types of resources.

Counters can be placed on the table or the surface and allow simple adjustment by players.

Features:

  • Size: up to 98×91 mm
  • Thickness: range 0.2-50 mm
  • Font size: range 1-100 mm (default size: 10 mm)
  • The value of a counter may be modified by players. It is always centered in the middle

Using Counters

You can use counters in a number of different ways:

  • Resource Counter. Sometimes it is easier for a player to track the resources he has with a counter instead of number of tokens. It is particularly useful when the number of resources to manage is too big.
  • Auction Counter. Many games have auction mechanic which can be easily implemented by different color counters — every player has his own colored counter which he use to make a bet.
  • Counter Tokens. You may use this object if there is a need to have some tokens with a changeable number in your game. The number may represent some characteristic of a token e.g. health, number of shots, etc.
  • Victory Points Counter. Victory point tracks and numerous tokens may be interchanged with one or several victory point counters. It can make the game less fiddly and save players time.
Counters used in Tigris & Euphrates to track Victory Points.
Counters used in Tigris & Euphrates to track Victory Points. These counters replaced a number of wooden cubes from the original game to decrease visual complexity and make the game less fiddly.

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