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Store all of your Dominion cards in one place! Sleeveless or sleeved, you can go from setup to game play in record time. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on July 25, 2013.

Store all of your Dominion cards in one place! Sleeveless or sleeved, you can go from setup to game play in record time.

About this project

1st Production Run limit has been reached.

All reward levels below the $250 threshold will remain open and unlimited for the duration of this campaign.  All uppers levels are full.  Take a look at the FAQ for more details.  Thanks for everyone's support!

Concept

My story begins in 2008 when I first played Dominion.  Five years and every expansion later, I am still hooked.  There's just one problem: Dominion lovers eventually find themselves buried in a pile of boxes.  Not only does this take up a lot of space, but it takes a long time to dig through each box to set up a game.  I'm here to solve that issue for you with a box that:

  • Holds all 9 sets plus promo cards
  • Fits easily on your board game shelf
  • Sorts your basic cards for quick setup
  • Organizes and individually labels kingdom cards
  • Stores both sleeveless and sleeved cards
  • Is licensed (non-exclusively) with Rio Grande Games

The Solution

The Box Itself

My design solution begins with a standard wooden artist case, fully equipped with brass hardware and a leather handle. I have adapted it to create a customized storage case.  The box is engraved with the Dominion logo and comes unfinished (may be stained and/or varnished by the end user).

Box measures: 16 1/2" x 13" x 4 1/2"
Box measures: 16 1/2" x 13" x 4 1/2"

Inside the Box

The internal sections of the box are made from black acrylic, laser cut to organize all the components.  Every expansion (including promo cards and the latest Guilds expansion) will fit.  All supplemental game pieces have a dedicated storage space.  In order to accommodate both sleeveless and sleeved cards, I have come up with three variations that fit each option.

Option 1: Sleeveless Cards

Sleeveless Cards Box fully loaded (except Guilds and promos).
Sleeveless Cards Box fully loaded (except Guilds and promos).
Basic Card Trays stack and allow for quick setup.
Basic Card Trays stack and allow for quick setup.

Option 2: Standard Card Sleeves

(Example: Mayday Games Sleeves - Standard)

Kingdom cards are stored, individually labeled, over the full depth of the box.  Basic (victory and treasure) cards are also stored in the main body of the box, sorted and labeled for quick setup.

Option 3: Premium Card Sleeves

(Example: Fantasy Flight Sleeves)

The additional space required to fit premium card sleeves requires a 2-box solution.  Modified versions of the previous options are used and come with an extra double compartment card tray.  With 2 boxes, there is even some space left to add extra cards (fan cards, etc.)

Rewards

Each one of the box options is available as a reward for your support in getting production off the ground.  

Sleeveless Cards Box

  • Wooden Case
  • Kingdom Card Storage Area
  • Basic Card Trays
  • Randomizer Card Tray
  • Coin Trays
  • + Durable Plastic Dividers

Standard Card Sleeves Box

  • Wooden Case
  • Kingdom and Basic Card Storage Area
  • Randomizer Card Tray
  • Coin Trays
  • + Durable Plastic Dividers

Premium Card Sleeves 2-Box Set

  • 2 Wooden Cases
  • Kingdom Card Storage Area
  • Basic Card Trays
  • 2 Randomizer Card Trays
  • Coin Trays
  • Extra Double Compartment Card Tray
  • + Durable Plastic Dividers

*Note that the game itself is not included.

Dividers

+ Durable Plastic Dividers

Dividers are printed and laminated on a durable 24 pt plastic and die cut with alternating tabs to easily find what you need per game.  Take a look at the video (if you haven't already) to see just how well these plastic dividers hold up to repeated handling.  The entire series, 224 dividers in all, are printed and cut for you.

Your help is essential to kick-start the printing and die cutting process for these high-end dividers.  These come with each box or you can get them as a stand-alone reward.   

Also as a separate reward level, you can also get a PDF Divider File to self-print and cut their own dividers from a PDF file.  The file will be set up for 8-1/2 x 11 printing.

Coin Trays

Each box option comes with stacking coin trays, but they are also available as a separate reward.  The assembly includes 4 trays and a lid that stack and key together for storage. 

Additional Details and Notes

Please note that, fully-loaded, the box is heavy; nearly 3,000 cards add up!  I will be adding additional reinforcement to the bottom of the box to make the construction more robust.  Your help is again essential for this process as I require additional equipment.  (Even with extra reinforcement, I still recommended that the box be carried with both hands to help the leather handle remain like new over time.)

All rewards include insured shipping costs.

Thank You

Thank you to Rio Grande Games and Donald X. Vaccarino for making this amazing game.  I am proud to say that this is a licensed storage solution.

Thank you to my husband, friends and family for their continued support.  Special thanks to Joe Boyle for filming and editing the video.

Thank you to all contributors of this project!  

Risks and challenges

I have done my best to estimate the time-frame needed to fulfill all rewards with an adequate cushion. The upper level rewards are limited to maintain a realistic time-frame.

Printing and Die Cutting Dividers
For the prototype, the dividers are labeled 1-sided and organized alphabetically by set (because not everyone has every expansion and promo cards).
The goal in full production is to work out with the printers/ die cutters a 2-sided solution for maximum flexibility. This would allow users to organize the cards by set or alphabetically (irrespective of set). Contributors will be kept updated as to whether this solution is feasible. Otherwise, dividers will be printed 1-sided, organized by set, as seen in the prototype.

I do not foresee any major issues with the proposed graphics for the dividers based on numerous sample material. I will keep contributors informed if the printers come back with any red flags.

Printing services have a typical turnaround well within my schedule. I foresee potential delays only in coordinating the printers with the die cutting service.

Sourcing Raw Materials
I have discussed my projected raw material orders with suppliers and current inventory is well within their standard operations.

If any delays occur, I will keep contributors informed.

Refunds: Note that pledges may be cancelled at any time during the campaign funding period. After the funding period ends, refunds will generally only be issued if the reward is unable to be fulfilled, per Kickstarter's policies.

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FAQ

  • Yes, you can use the Standard Card Sleeves Box for your cards if they do not have sleeves. They will fit a bit loosely, but that just gives you more breathing room to flip through them.

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  • Good question. I tested out what seemed to be a good representative sample.

    The main issue is thickness. Mayday's Standard Sleeves measure approximately .015" - .016" thick with a card inside. Generally speaking, anything thicker than this will need the Premium 2-Box Set. It's amazing, but the small difference in thickness adds up considerably over 2,905 cards. Note that even with the thickest sleeves, the 2-box set leaves some space for extra cards (fan cards, etc.)

    If you are concerned about the width and height of your card sleeves, all storage areas are designed to accommodate the larger Fantasy Flight dimensions: 2.44" x 3.78". If you have a larger dimension than that, send me a message.
    (Note: It has been brought to my attention that Ultra Pro sleeves may be larger than the 2.44" width of Fantasy Flight sleeves. If this applies to you, please check your sleeves. They may be wider than what fits in this case.)

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  • The question of international shipping has been a very common one and was a tough issue for me. Due to the response, I think the chances are good that I'll pursue it later.

    The main issue was cost. The structure of Kickstarter doesn't allow for shipping costs to be calculated per contribution. Different countries can vary widely in cost.

    For now, I must ask for your patience until I've moved over to a traditional sales platform. Kickstarter will not be the only chance to get one.

    I can't place a timeline quite yet on international shipping. It will take me several months just to get domestic production off the ground (this operation is only me after all).

    I'll post an update and a link as soon as sales start up elsewhere.

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  • Good question. The box for sleeveless cards also has room for stacking basic card trays. The additional cost reflects the cost of these trays (material, laser cutting, labor and additional shipping weight).

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  • The Premium Card Sleeves 2-Box Set does have space for another expansion, even if you're using premium card sleeves. The space left over will work for a large expansion like Dark Ages plus a small one like Guilds.

    That said, there appear to be no plans for future expansions, but only Rio Grande Games and Donald X. Vaccarino can answer that question for sure.

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  • I am so happy this has been so popular. I am humbled by the response.

    I have limited my initial production run for a couple reasons.

    First, Kickstarter is, by definition, launching production. There is always a small risk of something not going as planned. I will be better able to address any problems that come up with a smaller initial run.

    Second, this operation is at this time only me. While I am sending out select components for printing/ cutting (the dividers), the bulk of the "manufacturing" is me. For the best quality control, I am modifying the artist case and fabricating all the acrylic components myself. Limiting the first production run will ensure that I can deliver rewards in the promised time frame.

    While the funding period is still active, it is possible that current contributors may cancel a pledge. If this happens, more may become available. Check back to see if that happens.

    Backers of this project are effectively my mailing list. Any time there is a project update, backers will receive an email, so this is the best way to stay informed, even with a $1 pledge.

    Kickstarter will not be the last chance to get a storage case. After production has launched, sales will begin elsewhere, and I will update this page to let you know. :)

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Rewards

  • You selected
    Pledge $1 or more

    53 backers

    THANK YOU: An email thank you from me. Every bit helps!

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    Pledge $5 or more

    47 backers

    PDF DIVIDER FILE: Print and cut your own dividers.

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    Pledge $40 or more

    3 backers

    COIN TRAYS: Stacking coin trays consist of 4 trays and a lid to hold all of your coins and tokens. (Shipping included)

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    Only ships to: United States
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    Pledge $90 or more

    10 backers

    DURABLE PLASTIC DIVIDERS: 224 tabbed card dividers labeled and cut for the entire series. (Shipping included)

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    Pledge $250 or more

    10 backers All gone!

    STANDARD CARD SLEEVES BOX + DURABLE PLASTIC DIVIDERS: Get the Dominion Storage Case compatible with standard card sleeves plus high-end dividers. (Shipping included)

    Estimated delivery:
    Only ships to: United States
  • You selected
    Pledge $250 or more

    10 backers All gone!

    STANDARD CARD SLEEVES BOX + DURABLE PLASTIC DIVIDERS: Get the Dominion Storage Case compatible with standard card sleeves plus high-end dividers. (Shipping included)

    Estimated delivery:
    Only ships to: United States
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    Pledge $315 or more

    10 backers All gone!

    SLEEVELESS CARDS BOX + DURABLE PLASTIC DIVIDERS: Get the Dominion Storage Case compatible with sleeveless cards plus high-end dividers. (Shipping included)

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    Only ships to: United States
  • You selected
    Pledge $315 or more

    20 backers All gone!

    SLEEVELESS CARDS BOX + DURABLE PLASTIC DIVIDERS:
    Get the Dominion Storage Case compatible with sleeveless cards plus high-end dividers. (Shipping included)

    Estimated delivery:
    Only ships to: United States
  • You selected
    Pledge $450 or more

    5 backers All gone!

    PREMIUM CARD SLEEVES 2-BOX SET + DURABLE PLASTIC DIVIDERS: Get the Dominion Storage Case 2-Box Set compatible with premium card sleeves plus high-end dividers. (Shipping included)

    Estimated delivery:
    Only ships to: United States
  • You selected
    Pledge $450 or more

    5 backers All gone!

    PREMIUM CARD SLEEVES 2-BOX SET + DURABLE PLASTIC DIVIDERS:
    Get the Dominion Storage Case 2-Box Set compatible with premium card sleeves plus high-end dividers. (Shipping included)

    Estimated delivery:
    Only ships to: United States

Funding period

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