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« on: March 29, 2013 09:06:57 PM »

Introducing Choose Wisely ~ A harry Potter, Bertie Botts Beans game.

I made this for Pinkleo in the OAHPT swap and adore it.  It all started out with the idea to make a dice that looks like a little jelly bean and the game grew and grew and grew from there.  

Opening the box to see all the treasures.  My DH custom made the insert for me to fit.  Loves him. (Plus he got to buy a new special tool to make it, so that made this game very exciting to create for him too!)

Closed Box, hand stained, hand painted design.  I love the little Weasley's logo at the bottom too.

I wanted the rules to be like their own version of the Marauders Map with folds coming out all sides, so that sparked these.

All the pieces

In the game, sometimes you have to eat a jelly bean, where half the beans are terrible flavors, half are good but they look the same color.  These coins tell which color you have to eat.  Next to a mini rule card, just to mention flavors.  The four double colored pieces are "House" coins that you have to eat two jelly beans!  So choose wisely!  hehe.  

Coins come in this velvety bag.  I actually created a stamp and used it for the velvet.  I was so dang excited when it turned out too.

Container of the every flavor beans.  Even etched bertie botts on it.

Some making of pics.  DH even used his computer program to model out the box before we made it, lol.  Told you he was into it too!

I'm so happy Pinks loves it and I'm already planning on making myself one!  However I know my DH won't play with me, lol.

Thanks for looking everyone!  Have a great day.  Grin

« Last Edit: March 30, 2013 06:20:00 AM by patty_o_furniture » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2013 09:35:07 PM »

I literally just squeeled and exclaimed, "This is the coolest thing ever!"
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2013 03:43:51 AM »

What a great game!

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« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2013 04:27:56 AM »

You did a really great job!

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« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2013 05:37:35 AM »

This is amazing Patty!! Love the detail & thought that went into every bit of this ~your partner is very lucky!

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« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2013 06:40:59 AM »

Oh my gosh. this is amazing too.

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« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2013 08:03:36 AM »

i'd love to have the rules for this, for a Harry potter party I am working on for my nieces and nephews ( and DH's little sis too) as we are working on building up some games, some crafts, and all sorts of funky potter themed foods and such Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2013 12:49:24 PM »

:::squeeee:::  I'm so lucky because this is mine!  Thank you pattyO for the most wondrous, thoughtful, and AWESOME Harry Potter Game!! Kiss  We played it yesterday; it was tons of fun!  Okay, off to rock!!! Cool
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« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2013 08:39:30 PM »

Thanks everyone!

« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2013 11:09:25 PM »

im new here, i cant wait to get to participate in some swaps some time! i make home made board games with my kids and wow i lovvvved this game! very inspired! this site seems like sooo much fun!

Loves poppets and anything zombie! Will personal swap !
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