What are the pieces on a gameboard called?
What are the pieces in a board game called? Collectively all the pieces in a board game are called components, or less commonly, equipment. Common pieces include chits, tiles, counters, chips, dice, cards, pawns, standees, and miniatures. Individual pieces usually have names specific to each game.
What cardboard is used for board games?
Board game boards are generally made from binding board which is the same thing that hardback book covers are made from. They may also be made from chipboard or very thin wood.