Template Development

Questions and discussions related to the develoment and modification of game, style, and export templates. This forum is also the place to request new templates.
Thu, 2011-08-25 19:34
Art_Freak's picture

Alright, opening this up for discussion now. If you're unfamiliar with the frames or mechanics involved, see here: http://wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/feature/157b

Current Progress:
The regular frames and template are complete. Be sure to thank Shiv for doing the hard part!

Sat, 2010-08-28 15:13
Pichoro's picture

Most templates that are requested are never made. Why? There are a couple of reasons. First, if you're doing a custom game out of your own imagination, most templaters aren't going to be interested in making it for you. In my personal experience, custom game designers that happen in here are doing it on a whim, and don't really want to put forth the effort required for this sort of thing. Often, they lose interest, and any work the templater has done is then wasted. Second, many people who request a template for an existing game are again not interested in doing the work. Here's some information about what is required to make a template for game that already exists.

Wed, 2016-06-29 17:31
Ziolang's picture

For anyone who even remembers Heroscape, I finally got a hold of my brother's collection and realized I could make cards for my own figurines. So I was hoping there was an MSE template for it [of course there wasn't, not really a surprise].

So basically I'm hoping someone with pretty much any amount of template experience would be able to template the Heroscape blanks?

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Sat, 2016-06-11 14:28

since the site has been down for quite a while,and i missed the chance to download it, i was wondering if someone still has it.thanks

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Mon, 2016-06-06 21:54

For such a popular card game, I'm surprised it's not mentioned anywhere.
I know at least one template was made for it and discussed on the forums, but since the hosting went down, it never got rehosted for some reason.
Anyone know where it might be or if not, would be awesome to make another.
Thank you.

Mon, 2016-06-06 03:48

I'm tweaking the Yu-gi-oh template, but I am having a bit of trouble. For all monster cards, that monsters types (such as Warrior, Effect, etc.) have brackets at the end. I want to move the positioning of the type line (which I did) but for some reason the brackets remain in the same place. Is there anyone familiar with the Yu-gi-oh template, and can they tell me where in the code is the positioning of these brackets?

Thu, 2016-06-02 15:25
Foxy Boxes

Total newb question, but how would I add it such that that U/X would give the attached blue symbol much like U/P gives the blue phyrexian symbol? In terms that I can adapt for the other 4 (I'd prefer to know how rather have it done in case I add hybrid mana X's etc.).

Fri, 2016-05-27 06:46

Put simply, I need help. I am attempting to build a monster card template for 5ed D&D. I've got the template looking pretty good, but there's a change I want to make that I cannot figure out. As I'm having trouble with some of the backgrounds, i want to separate the framework from the background of course, if I use some of them the backgrounds the framework goes off center. I figure that the easiest way is to use the framework and overlay it over the background. The problem is that when I try as an image, it replaces the background instead of overlaying it.

Wed, 2016-05-18 18:33

Not sure if this is a spoiler for anyone since I dont know how new this is but I just learned of specifically colourless mana symbols (a diamond shape) which will be replacing the numbers in mana circles from here on out it seems.

I've got no idea if I am 100% up to date on card templates in MSE, if I am missing anything, or what, but now I have like, 600 cards to go and edit with this new symbol. Will the templates be updated, and if so,k where will they be for download? I'd like to stay up to date even if I have been out of the running for years.

Thank you!

Wed, 2016-04-20 03:09
Eyks's picture

I want the icon for a card's accompanying d6 to appear in the latter three of its faces represented on the card. It's easy enough to set the first image, but I want the other two to copy automatically instead of actually inserting the image three times.