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Re: counter sheet back-up

From: Tre Chipman <tre@i...>
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 1999 18:08:10 -0500
Subject: Re: counter sheet back-up

At 07:01 PM 8/5/99 -0400, you wrote:
>I have many ancient SF boardgames in which I foolishly stored the
>counters in leaky envelopes.  Many counters were lost.
>Recently, I have been getting spare copies of many of these games
>from EBay, in order to give my nephew the benefits of playing really
>cool games that went out of print before he was born.
>The thought occured to me, as I gazed on their unpunched splendor, that
>here was a rare opportunity.
>I've got a reasonably high resolution flatbed scanner for my computer
>( an HP ScanJet 4C ) and a reasonably high resolution printer
>( an Epson Stylus Color 600 ).
>A quick scan of both sides of the sheet, two print-outs, and
>some work with cardboard, glue, and scissors, and now I
>have a nice set of replacement counters!
>If you use the glossy printer paper, the counters look like they
>are made of plastic.  Nifty.
>A pity the maps are so big.
What would be even better is if those counters were available for
by other people who have suffered similar losses (hint hint).
I know I would probably kill (or at least maim) for a good scan of the V
V Cardboard Heroes set from way back.

Take care,

Tre Chipman

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