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Testing Dry-Erase Markers on DriveThruCards Premium Stock

In my last post, I announced Pencil Park , a co-designed game with Adam McIver. For now the plan is to get a DriveThruCards edition out on the market while the timing is hot for a roll-and-write game. The tricky aspect was the "pencil" part of things. All of my tests had been with sleeved home-printed cards and dry-erase markers. In the off chance DriveThruCards' boxes couldn't fit sleeved cards, I had to test whether the bare stock itself could handle repeated dry-erase marking. Here are my test results! SCIENCE!! In all of these tests, I used relatively fresh Expo brand dry-erase markers and Premium stock DriveThruCards. Obviously I don't live in a lab, so I couldn't control other environmental factors like humidity and temperature, but I hope these results hold true for most home use. Naturally, I tweeted the results as they arrived. Test 1: Black Ink Over Time Experimenting with DriveThruCards Premium Stock and dry-erase markers. Erased with pap