Player-specific materials are often distributed in six different colors, one for each possible player: red, blue, orange, green, white and yellow.
 Player mats
Player mats (playmats or mats for short) are pieces of cardboard used by certain cards to set aside resources for future use. Island sets aside cards on a mat until the end of the game. Pirate Ship and Trade Route set aside Tokens on a mat to keep track of they generate when played. Native Village sets cards aside to be drawn later. Cards that produce tokens put them on a mat to be scored at the end of the game. The Tavern mat is a place to keep your Reserve cards until you call them. The Coffers / Villagers mats keep coin tokens in reserve for extra + and +Actions when needed. The Trash mat is the place to keep cards that are trashed during the game. The Exile mat is for keeping exiled cards until they can be discarded. The Favors mat is for keeping gained Favor tokens, until they can be spent for various Allies activities.
A token is a metal, cardboard, or wooden piece used in Dominion. They are used to track various game states that are not represented directly by cards. Some sets use tokens as one of their primary themes; some tokens are only used by a single card.
 Victory tokens
Victory tokens (or VP tokens, denoted by the symbol ) are metal tokens featured in Prosperity and Empires, and are an example of alt-VP. These are chips that players may earn by playing certain cards, buying certain Events, or meeting the conditions of certain Landmarks. cannot run out; players should use a substitute if needed.
 Coin tokens
Coin tokens are metal tokens featured in Seaside (1st edition only), Prosperity, Guilds, Renaissance and Allies. They can be placed on the Coffers, Villagers and Favors mat(s) and saved for later; they are removed from their mats/card for + , +1 Actions, +1 Favors and + card(s) respectively. Pirate Ship, Trade Route, Sinister Plot and Garrison also use these tokens to track their own effects. Coin tokens cannot run out; players should use a substitute if needed.
 Embargo tokens
Embargo tokens were metal tokens included with first edition of Seaside. One of these tokens is placed on a Supply pile each time an Embargo is played, to track the number of Curses a player gains when buying a card from that pile. Embargo tokens cannot run out; players should use a substitute if needed.
 Adventures tokens
Adventures comes with 10 different cardboard tokens, in each of 6 player colors. Some provide a vanilla bonus for cards from the Action card Supply piles they're on, others act as penalties, and the rest have various effects. They are used by several cards and Events.
 Debt tokens
Debt tokens (denoted by the symbol ) are metal tokens featured in Empires, and provide an alternate cost to certain cards and Events. When buying a card or Event with a cost, the player takes the specified number of tokens to track their Debt. One card (Capital), one Event (Tax), and one Landmark (Mountain Pass) provide additional ways to accumulate . cannot run out; players should use a substitute if needed.
 Wooden cubes
Renaissance comes with 12 wooden cubes, 2 in each of 6 player colors (1 cm on a side). Players use these to track which Projects they have purchased, and are receiving the effects of. Each player only has 2 of these cubes, which do run out.