What is a game piece?
Game Pieces are various volumetric (3D) objects which are usually made of wood or plastic in board games. Among them are cubes, cylinders, discs, and, of course, meeples, the famous symbols of board games. Typically, these objects serve as resources or characters but can also be used as markers.
What are game tokens called?
Casino tokens (also known as casino or gaming chips, checks, cheques or poker chips) are small discs used in terms of currency in casinos.
What can I use for board game pieces?
Pawns – The Classic Board Game Piece
Pawns of various shapes and sizes are one of the most commonly used game pieces in board game prototyping. They are cheaper to buy than meeples (see below) but serve a very similar purpose and are great for using with homemade prototypes.