STRETCH GOAL #.5 - $8,000 KS Backer's Choice Pin
STRETCH GOAL #1 - $10,000: RPG Alignment Pin + FREE KS Backer's Choice Pin for everyone at $10 or higher. See Update #4 for more info!
A Quick Video of a SpinPin in Action:
Foam Brain Games is your friendly local game store and convention addict, and we'd like to invite you to join us in producing one of the coolest ideas we've ever had.
Dice SpinPins combine two of our favorite things, dice and geekiness, into one awesome product. These metal pins are both stylish and functional, allowing you to take working dice with you wherever you go!
We've spent some time testing these and have found no end of cool uses and different fun styles we want to make, so we're excited to be running another Kickstarter to produce a wide variety of pins.
SpinPins are metal pins that contain a back piece with an arrow and a free spinning front piece with a random element such as numbers. By spinning the front, you can randomly select one of the numbers on it (similar to a prize wheel or wheel of fortune wheel). The pin back allows them to easily attach to a bag, shirt or jacket. By ensuring the varied distribution of numbers around the wheel and by keeping the wheel a uniform weight, SpinPins produce a fair random number when spun.
SpinPins are about 1.5" in diameter and weigh about 1.5 ounces. They attach in the back via a butterfly clasp. While they're not nickel-free, you can get a rubber backer instead of the traditional metal clasp. It doens't prevent the pin from spinning as much, but it does mean the part that makes contact with the interior of your shirt, bag, etc is nonmetallic.
Colors and Styles
We will be starting by offering 4 colors of SpinPins: Purple, Red, Black\White and Rainbow. In each of the images below the grey represents silver metal on the final pin. We hope to add an additional color via stretch goals, and you can get a custom color with the $300 or $1000 tiers.
We're going to start by offering 12 styles, though we expect to add more via stretch goals throughout the campaign. All of our styles will be available in each of the colors offered.
D10 (these will have a '0' instead of a '10' in the final version)
D2 (Heads, Tails)
Rock Paper Scissors
We'll be using a survey during the campaign to help decide which additional styles get added as stretch goals.
$1 - Our thanks for helping us bring SpinPins to the world.
$10 - Any one pin of your choice (US shipping only, sorry. Every other tier ships free worldwide).
$20 - Any two pins of your choice. Includes free worldwide shipping!
$45 - 5 Pack: Any five pins of your choice. Includes free worldwide shipping!
$60 - Dice Set: SpinPin D4, D6, D8, D10, D1% D12 and D20 in any color. Includes free worldwide shipping!
$85 - 10 Pack: Any ten pins of your choice. Includes free worldwide shipping!
$100 - Complete set of SpinPins in a color of your choice, including all stretch goals. Includes free worldwide shipping!
$300 - Custom color: We will produce any one existing or completed stretch goal SpinPin in a custom color scheme (there are a lot of colors available, including special effect enamel like glow in the dark, glitter, and brushed metal) and send you 50 of them. Not sure if the color scheme you want is possible? Please drop us a Kickstarter Message and ask! Includes free worldwide shipping!
$375 - Complete set of SpinPins including every pin in every available color, including all stretch goals. Includes free worldwide shipping!
$1000 - Custom SpinPin: We will produce a custom SpinPin. Possibilities include an existing pin with your logo in the center, a pin with your gaming group's names printed on it, and more! Please drop us a Kickstarter Message and let us know what you're thinking, so we can make sure it will be as awesome as possible. We'll send you a box of 100 of these pins. Includes free worldwide shipping!
Free Worldwide Shipping?
For the first time, we're offering free worldwide shipping for almost all of our tiers. However, it is important to note that you're still responsible for any customs or import duties applied to your package. We anticipate all packages, regardless of destination, will originate here in the United States.
$10,000 - Additional Style - RPG Alignments (Lawful Good, Lawful Neutral, Lawful Evil, Neutral Good, Neutral, Neutral Evil, Chaotic Good, Chaotic Neutral, Chaotic Evil) PLUS a second additional style voted on by KS backers. EVERYONE WILL RECEIVE A FREE PIN IN THE SECOND STYLE (backers at the $100 and $375 levels will get an extra free pin)
$15,000 - Additional style, voted on by KS Backers during the campaign
$20,000 - Additional color, voted on by KS Backers during the campaign
$25,000 - Additional style, voted on by KS Backers during the campaign
$30,000 - Locked (Revealed at $20,000)
More stretch goals revealed as we go...
Set of 16mm Chrome Foam Brain Metals RPG dice: $35
Set of 16mm Chrome or Gold Foam Brain Metals FUDGE Dice Set: $20
Foam Brain D20 Pin (your choice of color!) - $5
Foam Brain D20 Pin Complete Set of 10 - $45
An additional SpinPin - $10 (If you pledged at the $65 tier or higher, additional SpinPins are only $8)
Foam Brain Games is committed to making it easy for retailers to carry our products in their store. Please contact us via Kickstarter message or email for more information.
Risks and challenges
This is our third Kickstarter Project and I think we've learned a lot from our last two campaigns. For our second project, we managed to send out hundreds of rewards in the space of only 1 day, and did a great job making sure they went out correctly and on time.
This project should be fairly straightforward - the prototypes look and feel good, and we've worked with this manufacturer before (on Foam Brain Dice: Metals and D20 Pins). Chinese New Year means we won't be able to make any progress on getting stretch goals prototyped during the Kickstarter, but we're ready to pick right back up again after it's finished.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
- (29 days)