D&D Adventure Board Games - Custom Heroes Box

last updated April 22nd, 2024 — created October 22nd, 2017

For each insert we create, we have a few standard design goals:

  • Reduce setup time as much as possible
  • Have separate component trays for "setup components" and "gameplay components"
  • Allow for vertical box storage without components crushing each other
  • Fit sleeved cards

We created a box to store all the heroes so we'd be able to easily select any hero from any of the sets no matter which game we pulled off the shelf to play. The hero cards are sorted by class because heroes of the same class can use each others cards. Our box is 12.25" x 12.25" x 3.25" so it would fill the extra space on our double-wide Ikea Kallax shelf.

Download the Box Label File
This PDF is 300 DPI (suitable for printing) and setup for printing on 8.5" x 11" media
Download the Card Dividers File
This PDF is 300 DPI (suitable for printing)

How To Build Foam-Core Inserts

We learned how to make foam-core inserts primarily by watching the videos from The Esoteric Order of Gamers. He has created these wonderful tutorials that will help you get started. We have tried a few methods and prefer his practices over any other. Pro tip: Although it is tempting to skip gluing when building inserts to save time, we really REALLY recommend that you don't. We have built a couple inserts using only dress pins to hold them together and they don't last very long.


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