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We optimize costs, control quality, handle logistic issues from Russia to Europe

At our factory in Russia we produce board games cheaper than in Europe and faster than in China

Tentacle board is an intermediary platform between European publishers and Russian board game production. We:
We know the market from the inside
We have been working in the game industry for more than 10 years. We are fans of board games and know all ins and outs of production: from card thickness to the optimal dice size for kids
Have exclusive factory access
We work with the largest digital printing and board game factory in Russia
Intelligent full – service
We have efficient logictics from Russia to warehouse in Tallinn, what is more we can ship board games to your city
Tentacle board is an intermediary platform between European publishers and Russian board game production. We:
We know the market from the inside
We have been working in the game industry for more than 10 years. We are fans of board games and know all ins and outs of production: from card thickness to the optimal dice size for kids
Have exclusive factory access
We work with the largest digital printing and board game factory in Russia
Intelligent full – service
We have efficient logictics from Russia to warehouse in Tallinn, what is more we can ship board games to your city
We help improve publishers’ business processes on the issue of production
We find the best solution in terms of game design and materials
Optimize costs
We produce games of any complexity in 3 months and deliver within 3 weeks
Meet the deadlines
We use certified materials in accordande with European standards
Meet the standards
With the help of our system of quick calculation you get the price approxiametely within 3 days
Speed up calculation
We track your shipment status and control every item with barcodes with the help of connected analytics system
Guarantee the transparency
In case if you need, we adapt games for the Russian market. We do a layout and prepare to print
Help with the localization
Get a pre-launch sample with express delivery
Providing samples
Taking care of product quality every step of the way
Taking care of product quality every step of the way
Taking care of product quality every step of the way
Taking care of product quality every step of the way
Taking care of product quality every step of the way
We randomly check 10 sampling items in different parts of the batch. If one is in poor-quality, we check hundrends of items
Check intermediate results
A special air exchange system controls air humidity level. It helps minimize defects and smoother cards, tiles and boxes
Maintain a microclimate
Card tunnel die-cutting technology avoids color variation of sheets from the center to the edge
Use tunnel die-cutting
Digital printing technology optimises production costs for small print-runs
Apply digital printing
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We support you from production launch to shipment
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You send us your request and specifics. We calculate production costs, optimize expenses and contact you
We provide guidance
We check intermediate results: cards, boards, boxes. We keep you informed of the current status and If there are any shifts deadline
We send a test example
We ship games to Tallinn's warehouse or to you city
Game shipment
We sign a contract
We receive your assembly scheme
We do the pre-press procedure
We agree on print files previews
And we start production
Print-run steps
When print-run is done, we take a video of the package and what is inside. For approval we send first samples to you via express delivery
We send a copy
After complete customs clearance, your goods are sent to your warehouse and inspected
Duration of the goods acceptance
We support you from production launch to shipment
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We sign a contract
We receive your assembly scheme
We do the pre-press procedure
We agree on print files previews
And we start production
Print-run steps
After complete customs clearance, your goods are inspected and sent to your warehouse
Duration of the goods acceptance
We ship games to Tallin's warehouse or to you city
Game shipment
When print-run is done, we take a photo of the package and what is inside. For approval we send first samples to you via express delivery
We send a copy
We check intermediate results: cards, boards, boxes. We keep you informed of the current status and If there are any shifts deadline
We send a test example
You send us your request and specifics. We calculate production costs, optimize expenses and contact you
We provide guidance
Producing all kinds of games
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Лапочки. Знакомство со счётом
Trafficars is a game that has something for everyone. What makes it so appealing both to kids and adults?
Trafficars
In Splittissimo, the complicated topic of fractions is presented in a very straightforward and appetizing way
Splittissimo
In November ZRecords issued a new promo with social agenda.
Одним словом огненная
This beautiful and exciting board game asks the children to arrange different objects inside the suitcases
Quackage
The player’s main objective is to find the card with the required number of pets
Pet Five
An exciting and cheerful game based on the unique method of studying multiplication
Multimany
You’ll have a hard time tearing your children away from this game even for a snack
Numberloor
Multilevel 3D board game teaches the basics of algorithms and programming
Algoracing
A terribly interesting game to practice arithmetic, logic, attentiveness, ability to concentrate and speedy reaction!
Catowl
This pastime is an exciting boardgame that will introduce kids to the complicated notions of time
Chronoflight
It takes less than a minute to explain the Frui10 rules. The number of this game’s fans is growing with each day
Frui10
Pay attention to food, drinks, and… interior design!
Багагаж. Геометрия, логика
Pillows and blankets that make you sleep like a baby.
Одним словом на кубиках
Best books to relax with during holidays.
Лапочки. Знакомство со счётом
Multibloom helps with an important task of mastering the multiplication table. It’s simple, visual, and playful. And there are no drills!
Multibloom
A unique multilayer race game. The players gather provisions and move from one field to another
Gophers’ Maze
In November ZRecords issued a new promo with social agenda.
Одним словом огненная
HurriCount is a board game for ages 6 and up. Learning to count, add, and compare numbers
HurriCount
Pillows and blankets that make you sleep like a baby.
Одним словом на кубиках
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Team
Maxim Polovtsev
Expert in board game publishing and development. Formerly editor-in-chief of the publishing house Magellan (Mesigra), now runs his own studio.
Published 30 self-developed games, 200 local games, 50 games for corporate orders. Fan and author of board games. Passionate about capoeira, piano, enjoys joking around and spending time with his family.
Anton Semenov
Programmer by training, expert in business process automation. Developed software system for real-time analysis of production, storage and sales regardless of region.
Dad of two sons, keen on football, owner of the perfect lawn.
CEO, co-founder of the international educational technology studio, The Brainy Band. Expert in marketing, organisational development, product launch and assortment management.
Sergey Zagorodnuk
Head of production at the fabric
Mathematician, physicist and expert of production processes, logistics management, material and technology selection. He produced about 5 milliion board games.
Quantum physics is his passion. He loves to joke, laugh and to scoot around the city at night.
Andrey Silkin
Sales Director at SuperWave Group. Tabletop Games Factory is one of the companies in this group. The company's sales volume is $280 million per year. Expert in production and business process management.
Loves speed, adventure and trying new things. Passionate about kiteboarding, skiing, rollerblading and family traveling.
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FAQ
How long does it take to estimate the price?
A standard components game is calculated in 3−4 days. Standard components include cards, tiles, box plus simple wooden and plastic pieces.
Non-standard game is usually calculated in 7−10 days. It means if the game has custom dices, meeples with prints, new shaped plastic pieces.
What about terms of goods manufacture?
A simple game production is 30−40 days. It includes box, cards, rules and component tray.
An average game production is 45−60 days. It includes tiles and a board.
A complex game production is 75−90 days. It includes non-standard wooden or plastic components with the special design and shapes.
How long does it generally take from sending the files to receiving the game at my warehouse?
For an average game, it takes 80−90 days from singning the contract and sending the files.
7−10 days for prepress and layouts approval,
Then 45−55 days for production,
7−15 days for shipment to Tallinn
5−10 days for shipment from Tallinn to your warehouse
How does alignment process of board games go?
We lay out the game into printed version and send you a preview. You take a look and if you approve it, we launch the print-run.
If you think PDF preview is not enough, we can make a prototype and send it to you via express delivery. A prototype is normally ordered in case of crucial aspect, e.g. transfer of a mass-produced big hit game on a new manufacture.
Is there any information on production progress?
Yes, we give intermediate production status and send photos of finished components. If the production time is shortened or extended, we inform you in advance.
How does shipping work? Why do you need to choose DAP Tallinn?
To make it easier for our customers, we assume the export process from Russia and shipment to Europe — to the customs warehouse in Tallinn.
Then you have to perform customs clearance on your own and arrange shipment to your warehouse.
Besides, you need to pay to the warehouse for unloading of the games, storaging and loading for shipment to your location
How do you need to pay for print-run?
The print-run is normally paid 50/50. 50% is paid after signing of the agreement, the rest 50% upon delivery on customs warehouse in Tallinn.
The more print-run is, the more favorable payment conditions we can offer.
What is more, we offer a special conditions on your first order untill 100% post-pay.
What game files do you need?
Fill out the form, and we will contact you to discuss details
How long does it take to estimate the price?
A standard components game is calculated in 3−4 days. Standard components include cards, tiles, box plus simple wooden and plastic pieces.
Non-standard game is usually calculated in 7−10 days. It means if the game has custom dices, meeples with prints, new shaped plastic pieces.
What about terms of goods manufacture?
A simple game production is 30−40 days. It includes box, cards, rules and component tray.
An average game production is 45−60 days. It includes tiles and a board.
A complex game production is 75−90 days. It includes non-standard woodern or plastic components with the special game design and shapes.
How long does it generally take from sending the files to receiving the game at my warehouse?
For an average game, it takes 80−90 days from singning the contract and sending the files.
7−10 days for prepress and layouts approval,
Then 45−55 days for production,
7−15 days for shipment to Tallinn
5−10 days for shipment from Tallinn to your warehouse
How does alignment process of board games go?
We lay out the game into printed version and send you a preview. You take a look and if you approve it, we launch the print-run.
If you think printed version is not enough, we can make a prototype and send it to you via express delivery. A prototype is normally ordered in case of crucial aspect, e.g. transfer of a mass-produced big hit game on a new manufacture.
Is there any information on production progress?
Yes, we give intermediate production status and send photos of finished components. If the production time is shortened or extended, we inform you in advance.
How does shipping work? Why do you need to choose DAP Tallinn?
To make it easier for our customers, we assume the export process from Russia and shipment to Europe — to the customs warehouse in Tallinn.
Then you have to perform customs clearance on your own and arrange shipment to your warehouse.
Besides, you need to pay to the warehouse for unloading of the games, storaging and loading for shipment to your location.
How do you need to pay for print-run?
The print-run is normally paid 50/50. 50% is paid after signing of the agreement, the rest 30% upon delivery on customs warehouse in Tallinn.
The more print-run is, the more favorable payment conditions we can offer.
What is more, we offer a special conditions on your first order untill 100% post-pay.
What game files do you need?
Fill out the form, and we will contact you to discuss details
What do we have here?
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Apply now and receive your games within 4 months
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