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The 7th Continent [Spoiler-free]

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The 7th Continent [Spoiler-free]

Post by Anonymous Bosch » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:08 am

Firstly, rest assured, you'll find no spoilers here.

I know there are at least a few other OOers that own The 7th Continent tabletop game. So I'm curious to know what others have done to store and organise their game, especially those who went all-in (i.e. own the base game + all expansions) and have the game fully-sleeved.

I pledged all-in for the 2nd 'What Goes Up, Must Come Down' Kickstarter and received a capacious box of goodies just a few weeks ago. I managed to finish sleeving the whole kit and caboodle over the weekend. Which was no mean feat, considering the game has the better part of 2,000 cards after all the expansions are added in. However, after sleeving everything, while the six card trays across the two boxes do fit all of the sleeved cards with all of the expansions, there's very little room left over to accommodate the rest of the game's tokens and components.

Here's how I currently have the game organised after sleeving everything:

In the base game black box:
1st Tray: All of the Preparation cards (Save Game, Characters and Curses, all of the blue-backed Action deck cards, and Banished Cards)
2nd Tray: All of the Exploration cards (Foggy-backed cards with Roman numerals)
3rd Tray: Adventure cards 000 - 199

In the 'What Goes Up, Must Come Down' white box:
4th Tray: Adventure cards 200 - 449
5th Tray: Adventure cards 450 - 699
6th Tray: Adventure cards 700 - 999

So, can anyone recommend a particular Plano box or something similar to organise the rest of the components (e.g. the Satchel and Journal binder, all of the miniatures, player standees and campfire tokens, character randomizer tokens, weather tokens, the barge and hot air balloon stuff, and so on)?
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Re: The 7th Continent [Spoiler-free]

Post by Smoove_B » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:48 am

I can't help,but I'm in the same position so I'll be following along. I'm not sure if I'm going to sleeve all the cards - I might just do the ones that are shuffled. Hadn't really thought about all the other stuff yet, but you're right - there's quite a bit of *stuff* to organize. That's half the hobby! :D

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Re: The 7th Continent [Spoiler-free]

Post by Zarathud » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:03 am

Everything arrived the day before my trip to Origins. I don’t think this will get enough wear to require sleeving, so I hope that solves the problem.
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Re: The 7th Continent [Spoiler-free]

Post by Anonymous Bosch » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:52 pm

Yeah, in hindsight, sleeving the entire game is probably overkill. I suspect it's more sensible just to sleeve the 200 blue-backed Action cards (i.e. the ones that get used and shuffled most). But it was something of a 'Grail' purchase for me and I pledged all-in, so in for a penny, in for a pound. Besides, going back and unsleeving ~1,700 cards just for the sake of additional space to house the other components would be way more trouble than it's worth.

I managed to rustle up a spare Plano 2-3650 Stowaway container, so that should be able to house most of the game's components (except for the Satchel & Journal binder). Not the most elegant means of storage and organization, but at least it's more practical and useful than a Ziploc bag.
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