How much does it cost to create a board game?
In general, taxes are calculated like this… So if your tax rate is 30% (a good guess in the United States for sole proprietors) and you make $20,000 on Kickstarter, spend all of it on the game, wind up with $12,000 inventory, and it cost you $8,000 to make the game, this is what will happen…
How much can you make from a board game?
On average, board game designers make between $56,000-$113,000 a year. A board game designer with less than 1 year's experience makes between $42,000-$87,000. With 7-14 year's experience, a board game designer can expect to earn between $51,000-$113,000. Hi!
Your game should cost you $50-75 to build a decent prototype by yourself.
What is the typical markup on board games?
The typical markup on toy and game products is 100%. That is, the store lists the product for double what they paid for it. Many stores then discount the product below MSRP, so they don't always bring in a full 100% markup.