Onsite Book

For full page:

  • Final trim size is 8.5″ x 11″ (the actual size the page will be)
  • We ask for a .25″ bleed space, for a total ad size of 9 “x 11.5″ (this is extra space outside the final page dimensions, which your background art should extend into, in case the printer does not cut the pages exactly to the trim)
  • The live space is .25″ inside the trim. Please do not include any important elements within .25″ of the trim (for the same reason as above)
  • Please do not include crop marks or other printers marks.
  • Accepted file formats are PDF, TIF, and JPG.
  • Color space should be in CMYK format, the standard format for 4-color printing.
  • Resolution should be 300dpi or greater

For half page (horizontal/landscape only, please. No vertical ads.):

  • Final trim size is 8.5″ x 5.5″ (the actual size of the ad)
  • We ask for a .25″ bleed space, for a total ad size of 9″ x 6″ (this is extra space outside the final page dimensions, which your background art should extend into, in case the printer does not cut the pages exactly to the trim)
  • The live space is .25″ inside the trim. Please do not include any important elements within .25″ of the trim (for the same reason as above)
  • Please do not include crop marks or other printers marks.
  • Accepted file formats are PDF, TIF, and JPG.
  • Color space should be in CMYK format, the standard format for 4-color printing.
  • Resolution should be 300dpi or greater

For quarter page (vertical/portrait only):

  • Final trim size is 4.25″ x 5.5″ (the actual size of the ad)
  • We ask for a .25″ bleed space, for a total ad size of 4.75″ x 6″ (this is extra space outside the final page dimensions, which your background art should extend into, in case the printer does not cut the pages exactly to the trim)
  • The live space is .25″ inside the trim. Please do not include any important elements within .25″ of the trim (for the same reason as above)
  • Please do not include crop marks or other printers marks.
  • Accepted file formats are PDF, TIF, and JPG.
  • Color space should be in CMYK format, the standard format for 4-color printing.
  • Resolution should be 300dpi or greater

                                                                                                              

To upload files to our ftp site:

  1. Go to the ftp site. ftp.gama.org
  2. Login when asked.
    1. Username is gamaguest
    2. Password is artwork!
  3. Choose the GAMA Artwork FTP directory.
  4. Choose the Origins Game Fair Files directory.
  5. Open an ftp program. (fireftp for Firefox or Windows Explorer from the View menu in Internet Explorer, etc.).
  6. Move files to the ftp site. (If you have multiple files you may want to create your own directory)