This article aims to explain and underline how monstrous high the ‘Collectible Value’ is on these custom made Game Boards! The Star Arena_Classic 2017 Whiteboards are a step up the ladder towards large scale production. With the graphics now directly UV Printed onto the boards, the process of the Limited Editions becomes more streamlined and a little less insanely expensive.
Become a Patron to Collect one of the Playable Works Of Art and own a Piece Of Game History!
A few years later after the release of the Blackboards from 2015, your humble Game Smith started searching for a more Economic Solution to the production of the game units. The reason for this was to fill the gap before the apex collectible ‘Luxury Deluxe’ edition with more affordable Patron Rewards. Hidden in the selection of Base Materials and a way to cut costs, are born the necessity for: The Whiteboards.
On the left we have a Yin Yang thing going on; Because it is the exact same design as the Black Edition. Over time; The design Evolved into the more cyber flavored White Edition on the right.
The Limited Editions Are Capped At #152
The Black & White Editions combined; Contain the Evolution of the Game Design and field tested Proof Of Concept. As mentioned before; The Whiteboards are specifically made for Patrons who Give Coin To The Cause and Support the further Development of Star Arena Games®.
The intention was to produce an even hundred White Boxes. Yet, as preparation advanced, each White Batch would be a Dozen Units. And so; The Official Count of Whiteboards is 96 pieces. All mentioned: Collectible Prototypes, have a Display Frame or Open Box for Storage in your Table Top Treasure Trove. But production of these stops at the #152 mark, because they are too labor intensive and double the price of a game unit; Making these Early Editions !! SUPER RARE !!
Game Board Assembly? Have that down to a science: 5 minutes per unit.
The game board continue to be Sequentially Numbered _High Numbers are Younger Arenas_ and with the production process upgraded to A Dozen (3 x 4) per Batch; Another way was found to keep the Game Units individually Unique! By switching out the Game Cards each Print Run!
In short, they remain; Playable Works Of Art _or_ Art You Can Play With!!