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The "Parsec" is an innovative dice, miniature, and rolling tray storage system designed to store and organize your RPG accessories.
The "Parsec" is an innovative dice, miniature, and rolling tray storage system designed to store and organize your RPG accessories.
79 backers pledged $7,699 to help bring this project to life.

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The  Parsec for RPG's is the latest innovation from master craftsman Aaron Cain and the second design under the Parsec Banner.  

The  Parsec is a minimalist box designed for Role Playing Games like Pathfinder and Dungeons and Dragons. Unlike other boxes designed for RPG storage the Parsec incorporates premium hardwoods at an economical price point.  The Parsec provides foam lined storage for your prized miniature and two sets of standard 16mm polyhedral dice.  The felt lined lid has been precision machined to act as a personal rolling tray to contain those Critical Hits.  The Parsec is held together with 8 high strength Neodymium rare earth magnets which securely keep the parsec closed with NO dice rattle.

The world  class strength and durability of wood make it an ideal material for  providing excellent protection while showing off its natural beauty.   You only get authentic  exotic wood species. No stains or dyes are used during the finishing process. 

The hand rubbed oil / wax finish lets the parsec become the centerpiece of any gaming experience.

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Dice Tray with storage foam removed
Dice Tray with storage foam removed

 Not all miniatures are equal.  The different thickness foams will allow you to customize the pressure placed on you prized mini.  Free with every Parsec order

Need more room for dice?  Don't need the space for a mini?  We got you covered with this alternative 22 die capacity parsec.  Other parsec designs will be unlocked as the campaign progresses.

Exterior Dimensions
Exterior Dimensions
Dice Chamber dimensions
Dice Chamber dimensions
Miniture Chamber Dimensions
Miniture Chamber Dimensions
Dice Tray Dimensions
Dice Tray Dimensions

Quartersawn Sychamore (Unlocked) - $72

 Bubinga (unlocked)  $84

Walnut / Cherry Mirage Parsec
Walnut / Cherry Mirage Parsec

The  "Mirage Edition" allows two wood species to be weaved together  down the middle of the box.  This process is incredibly labor  intensive and produces truly stunning and unique effects. 

Purpleheart / Yellowheart Mirage Parsec
Purpleheart / Yellowheart Mirage Parsec

Dear Kickstarter Backer,

​My  name is Aaron Cain.  I have been a wood worker since 2001 and an gaming enthusiast since 1993.  I started my wood working journey shortly after  college and marriage to my wonderful wife Heather.  We were poor  homeowners with not very much furniture and it seemed pointless to buy  lower quality furniture that would ultimately break soon after it was  purchased.  I set my goal of designing and building every piece of  furniture in our home with an expectation of it becoming an antique that  could be passed down to our children. 

​In  2011 a friend inquired about the construction of some simple deck boxes  to store MTG cards.  Since all of the furniture was complete and I  still had a garage full of tools, I set my eyes on making a few extra bucks by selling deck boxes on eBay.  Soon after your ideas for new deck boxes started flooding in and some of  those ideas have also become part of what I offer.

​In  2016 because of the generosity of the gaming community I have took a leap  of faith.  I quit my job as a High School Physics / Chemistry teacher  and now work full time to serve you!  My goal is the same as it was when  I started this adventure, "Build every box with the expectation of it  becoming an antique, that can be passed down to others."

​Thank you for your support,

Aaron Cain

Premium Materials and Finishes:

Only  select premium hardwood is ever chosen for a project.  The wood has  been professionally Kiln dried for stability and is never stained or  dyed in any way.  The professional grade finish applied is hand rubbed  onto the surface providing a durable and natural sheen.  You only get  the highest quality materials and finishes. 

Environmental Sustainability:

We  pride our self on choosing only the highest quality wood for all  projects we do.  We understand that wood needs to be harvested in a  sustainable way to ensure these beautiful species will be around for  generations.  Because of this only select hardwood providers are chosen  for there dedication to sustainability leaving minimal impact on the  environment.  This is never the cheapest option, but it is one we can  live with.  Conservation is the state of harmony between people and  land.

Risks and challenges

This is a low risk project. Everything is handcrafted at our shop in Slinger, WI which has been in business since 2011. It is our fourth project we are doing through Kickstarter. The previous three projects were funded and the boxes were shipped on time or ahead of schedule.

The last seven years we have been producing high quality MTG custom deck boxes for players all over the world and have had the privilege to have our boxes amazing players everywhere from the LGS to WotC R&D. We have already completed the prototypes and essentially are utilizing Kickstarter so that we might be able to have access to a larger variety of wood and product than we would be able to otherwise.

We pride ourselves on delivering a quality product on time and without delay so we are limiting the number of Early Bird Tier to guarantee that we can ship that amount by June but would like to be able to ship additional orders sooner than expected as well, however because of possible demand and a high number of orders of our other products we cannot promise that we would have them sooner than the stated date.

There is also the logistics of making all of the many wood combinations available to the customer. Our staff is dedicated to making sure you get the option you desire and continue to make the highest quality gaming boxes on the market. We are excited to see what you want and can’t wait to start crafting for you!

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    Pledge for the total cost of the items you choose with a "Mirage edition" Parsec. All Mirage Edition parsecs are $160 regardless of wood specie. You may order multiple add on items.

    Example:
    Wenge / Redheart / Wenge "Mirage Edition" Parsec - $150
    Text Engraving (Optional) - $25

    Total $175 + Shipping

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    Feb Delivery - Parsec "Mirage Edition"

    Pledge for the total cost of the items you choose with a "Mirage edition" Parsec. All Mirage Edition parsecs are $160 regardless of wood specie. You may order multiple add on items.

    Example:
    Wenge / Redheart / Wenge "Mirage Edition" Parsec - $150
    Text Engraving (Optional) - $25

    Total $175 + Shipping

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    April Delivery - Parsec "Mirage Edition"

    Pledge for the total cost of the items you choose with a "Mirage edition" Parsec. All Mirage Edition parsecs are $160 regardless of wood specie. You may order multiple add on items.

    Example:
    Wenge / Redheart / Wenge "Mirage Edition" Parsec - $150
    Text Engraving (Optional) - $25

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