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Frequent Questions

What do you mean by “custom”?

If you design it, we can make it a reality. Any image or design can grace your next playmat, dice bag, mousepad, tote, crate, tapestry or hoodie. Your imagination is the only limitation. Well, that and our policy regarding unacceptable images.


What constitutes an unacceptable image for custom submissions?

We cannot print any trademarked or copyrighted work without permission. This includes company logos, sports teams logos, college logos, artists’ work that we do not feature on our website, etc. Please refrain from uploading anything that contains content that defames or vilifies any person, people, race, religion or religious group and/or is obscene, pornographic, indecent, harassing, threatening, harmful, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable.


If I have an idea for a custom image, will Inked Gaming design it for me?

At this time we are in the business of printing and manufacturing, not of designing. Eventually, we would like to have a collective of artists who are willing to take on commissions so that we can point interested customers in their direction… but for now, we are not able to provide this service.


How do I submit a design?

Please check out the instructions on our Art Instructions page


What if I don't want to crop my image and just have it all squished to fit onto the mat?

We can scale your image out of proportion for you. Just upload your image and in the special instructions box make sure to state that you want us to ignore the cropped image and instead skew the image to fit the product ratio.


What resolution do you print at?

We recommend submitting your image at 150 PPI. While we frequently receive and print images at 72 and 96 PPI, and make them look magnificent, we strongly recommend submitting at 150 PPI. We are happy to accept images up to 300 PPI! 

How long will it take to get my order?

Most orders are processed (printed, packed, and shipped) within 5 to 15 business days. If you choose a service that requires editing, it will add a few days to processing time. The rest depends upon what shipping option you selected. Sewn products can take up to 14-20 business days before shipping. You can check the item’s page to see any delay notifications. Please let us know if you have any time constraints in the special instructions box when checking out. International orders can take anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks for delivery. Please note that there could be unforeseen delays, such as inclement weather. If something like this is to occur, we will be sure to notify our customers via Facebook, Twitter, and our email list. Make sure you are signed up for these notifications.
  • We ship in "business days". That is Monday - Friday, excluding holidays. View a full calendar of our business days here.
  • Shipping time is calculated from the initial shipping date. Not order date. Your shipping confirmation email will include a tracking number. Tracking numbers may not be active until the following business day.  

​​​​​​​How much is shipping?

Shipping costs are dependent on size, weight, and destination.
Weight Standard Domestic International Economy
Less than 1 pound $5.95 $10.95
1 to 2 pounds $11.95 $16.95
2 to 3 pounds $12.95 $19.95
3 to 5 pounds $17.95 $24.95

Free Shipping - All Domestic US orders over $75 are eligible for Free Shipping*. We do not currently offer free shipping on international orders.
   *Eligibility is checked for after any sales/deals/discounts are applied. 
APO/FPO/DPO - address do count as Domestic Addresses.
***Disclaimer - FedEx delivery for international orders may have hidden shipping and handling charges added on that the customer is responsible for.

Delivery Guarantee: This add-on will be available to add to your order at checkout for an additional small fee and it will guarantee your order will get to you, regardless of being lost in transit, stolen, or damaged in transit. In the event that any of these things happen and you purchased our guarantee, you can then reach out to us at  and we can get a replacement set up for you!

*Inked Gaming will not be responsible for any lost, stolen, or items damaged by the shipping company without the purchase of our guarantee.*

My order says it's "Unfulfilled", what does that mean?

Thank you for your order! When orders show as "Unfulfilled" on our site, it simply means that they are currently in our production process, but have not shipped yet. But don't worry, we'll let you know when it's done! The status of your order will change to "Fulfilled" and you will receive an email with tracking information once your order has exited production and is shipped.

What is the Delivery Guarantee?

This add-on will be available to add to your order at checkout for an additional small fee and it will guarantee your order will get to you, regardless of being lost in transit, stolen, or damaged in transit. In the event that any of these things happen and you purchased our guarantee, you can then reach out to us at  and we can get a replacement set up for you!

*Inked Gaming will not be responsible for any lost, stolen, or items damaged by the shipping company without the purchase of our guarantee.*

Do you ship outside the US?

Yes we do! We ship to the vast majority of countries.
However, at this time 48x48 and 48x72 inch Wargaming Mats, Puzzles, trading card products, magnets, Funko Pops, t-shirts, and other marked or unmarked products are not able to be shipped to most countries outside of the US.

Please note, you are responsible for any fees, duties, or taxes that may be charged by your country’s customs office.

How do I track my order?

You will receive an email that includes tracking information once your order has been produced and is ready to ship. The tracking number may not become live until the next business day after shipping.
For International orders when your order is handed off to the local postal service you can find their tracking number under "Delivery by USPS Int'l" or "Delivery by Postal provider" in the upper right-hand box on the DHL tracking page.

I forgot to apply my discount code, what can I do?

No worries! Please email us at with the discount code you would like to apply. Our team will confirm that the discount applies to your order and then issue you a refund for the proper amount. Please note that we are unable to apply discount codes after 48 hours of purchase.

What type of printing process do you use?

This is not your run-of-the-mill screen-printing process. As Wikipedia helps explain, we use a dye-sublimation printing process that is used to print on polyester or other synthetic fabrics. It is used for applications such as T-shirts, banners, table covers, sportswear and flags. The original printers were an electrostatic technology using toners but now are generally large format inkjet printers using specially formulated inks. The dye sublimation inks are a pigment suspended in a liquid solvent, like water. The images are initially printed on coated heat-resistant transfer paper as a reverse image of the final design, which is then transferred onto polyester fabric in a heat press operating at a temperature around 180 to 210 degrees C (375 degrees F). Under high temperature and pressure, the dye turns into a gas and permeates the fabric and then solidifies into its fibers. The fabric is permanently dyed so it can be washed without damaging the quality of the image.
Advantages of dye-sublimation over other methods of textile printing:
  • Images are permanent and do not peel or fade.
  • Dye does not build up on the fabric.
  • Colors can be extraordinarily brilliant due to the bonding of the dye to the transparent fibers of the synthetic fabric.
  • Truly continuous tones can be achieved that are equivalent to photographs, without the use special techniques such as half-screen printing.
  • The image can be printed all over the entire item, with no difficulty in printing all the way to the edges.

Do you sell trading cards?


However, any order with a mismatched billing and shipping address will be automatically canceled in an effort to prevent fraudulent orders. If you have any questions about a current order please contact us directly at .

Is it possible to clean my playmat and/or mouse pad?

We recommend trying a hand wash first to remove any soiling. Thanks to the ink sublimation process, our playmats and mouse pads are machine washable though. Wash separately using the delicate/gentle cycle with a small amount of mild non abrasive soap. Lay flat to air dry. 

Will my mat be the exact size listed on the website?

Because mats are rubber and cloth placed under high temperature and pressure, the final size may vary by a small amount (1.5%).

What currency are products listed in?

All of our products are listed in USD which is presented with "$." For those of you in Canada and Australia this will cause a difference in what you are charged from what is shown at checkout.

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    How do I do returns or exchanges?

    You can check out our Return Policy here.

    Can I cancel my order?

    Once we start production on a custom order, we cannot cancel it and the sale is final. If you want to cancel an order, please let us know right away. We sometimes can start working on an order the same day it is being placed.

    Are you hiring?

    We are often hiring. You can view and apply to any of our current open positions on our Careers Page.

    Playmats Questions

    • How thick are your playmats? Our standard playmats are about 1/16" thick. They roll up easily and lay flat on the table when in use.
    • What is the difference between a regular and oversize playmat? The oversize playmat is 4" wider (28” wide) than a regular size playmat of 24” wide x 14” high. This additional width gives some extra play space which really helps for those who play Commander or other games. Other than the 4 extra inches the mats are the same.
    • How do playmats get shipped to me? They are rolled and shipped in a tube. We never fold our mats for shipment.
    • Can you do more custom sized mats? Sorry! The sizes we have listed are the sizes we can make. If you have a middle-sized image you can have it printed onto a larger mat and then trim it down the mat once it arrives.

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