Runebound Third Edition - Foam-Core Insert

last updated September 10th, 2019 — created September 10th, 2019

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

For this insert we decided to make boxes for each scenario. For the scenario pack expansions, this was quite easy, as they are mostly just newly printed scans of the tuck boxes they came in. For the 2 that came with the base game, we just did a little photoshopping to get their names and artwork on similar labels. Using this method, to play a game of Runebound 3rd, we just need the base game box and 1 scenario box.

We wanted to have a couple separate gameplay trays for this game, namely the adventure decks and main tokens trays. For the setup trays we decided to make expandable trays for asset decks, skill decks, and combat tokens. We figured this game would have more expansions in the future and we wanted the insert to allow for additional components of these kinds.

Download the Insert Schematics
This PDF is 150 DPI (suitable for printing)
Fran├žais - Scenario Labels
Thanks to David Violeau! :)
Italiano - Scenario Labels
Thanks to Alessandro Crespi! :)

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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