It has been a long journey since the conception of these unique custom dice in my kitchen and since we launched this Kickstarter campaign through which, together, we... Read more
Dice Age is working
Kublacon 2013 was a success for Dice Age. Along with backer TarePandaand his spouse, we reworked the game and ran a demo with giant dice, and... Read more
Why no update?
Our backers are very diverse and we have to consider every kind of backer in our communication moves. Some backers got tired of reading about the project, and just want... Read more
**News Flash**, Pigs fly:
The Alpha Dice Age dice will be first played publicly
On Saturday May 26 2012,
in the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, 6101 West... Read more
The New York Toy Fair aftermath
Dear Dice Age backers,
In case I didn't emphasize, a lot happened at the New York Toy Fair that triggered a new growing wave in our project:
- We met... Read more
Tournaments fever, New York and Los Angeles
For those who didn't meet the dice yet, we will have two exhibition-initiation free events, on both coasts, around mid-February:
EAST COAST event:
6th Dice Age Tournament ever
Saturday, February... Read more
Happy new year
Well at least we are sure it is the year the Alpha edition will be released.
For those who don't know, here are the news:
- The molds are reputed... Read more
From TM to R (and beyond)
Today is my 36th birthday and the USPTO made me a beautiful present:
Dice Age is now ® and not TM anymore. We won.
This foxy-dodgy episode ended... Read more
The end of the year is approaching and the heaters have been turned on since my last update. It feels like a siege in the midst of a... Read more
Alpha dice manufacture
** news flash **
As a follow-up on the last update, our manufacturer tried very hard to build single-part dice. Some of them will be, some of them just can't.... Read more
The first batch
On our crammed-with-advertisement-but-awesome-all-the-way forum, the topic that is most viewed is « alpha dice manufacture » (http://diceagegame.lefora.com/2011/08/15/alpha-dice-manufacture/#post19). Good! Everybody is as impatient as I am to see the alpha dice... Read more
Dice Age website
I've been away for a while, but I wanted to come back with the Dice Age website ready. It has been built with you backers, and it is... Read more
The Kings and Queens game rules!
KINGS AND QUEENS game:
For 2 players
a pool of 15+ Dice Age dice, 1 regular six-sided die (D6), a chess (or checkers) board.
1) Each player rolls... Read more
Approximately when do we expect the first Dice Age sets to be shipped?
Ah! I am as impatient as you are...
I cannot give a firm date for the delivery of the Alphas, today or anytime before they are safe and sound under... Read more
The Crown of Gods, regles en francais - french rules
For french players - pour les joueurs francophones:
Les regles en francais "Crown of Gods" sont sur le forum:
Il etait une fois, ou plutot... Read more
Just to share part II
For those who didn't have a chance to see them yet, here are the first alphas as unveiled at Gencon 2011. This is not the final product, But a preview.... Read more
Tests, forum and online shop
Just to share:
I am sending today the pantone for the dice colors, and the first test will be run with the first actual steel mold on monday: the Reds... Read more
Just to share: Dice Age Final duel at Gencon 2011
Here is the full length video of the final duel that ended the Last Dice Age tournament, opposing Devin Dinkins and Ben DeNardo at Gencon 2011, Indianapolis, Indiana, last Saturday... Read more
THE ALPHA MASTERS REVEALED
I'm just arrived in Gencon, where I show the Alpha masters, and will organize three events, an Introduction to Dice Age tomorrow, the fourth tournament ever on... Read more
Twentieth Century Fox asks for time to oppose Dice Age
From the front line:
As if the Ice Age was exclusively the name of a movie, or if Dice Age was a movie itself, the 20th century fox ... Read more
Fourth and Fifth Dice Age tournaments at Gencon, Indianapolis
Gods, be ready to fight for the Crown!
and join the
FOURTH Dice Age Tournament Ever:
Friday the 5th August 2011 at 9:00 PM. duration 3 hours
Cost $2 Location:... Read more
The actual 3D masters
I have in front of me, on my desk, near this screen, the first 3D printings of the master dice. Kai-Ju's clay masters will come oversea in a... Read more
Are you proxy or Alpha?
To come up with some news, our power is still limited, for the funding is not gathered, so I'm evolving in preparing the sets, the pouches, choosing the... Read more
For those who missed the kickstarter fundraising
I am sorry you didn't witness the take off of Dice Age!
Cheer up, it's only the beginning of the story.
As the kickstarter is over, you cannot back the... Read more
Come on everybody
We made it up to 30k. This is insane. We're on the podium of the most backed games on the current kickstarter list. I checked.
To celebrate this,... Read more
For backers outside US
Hi, we're 60 hours from the end of the Armageddon countdown. I would like to make sure every backer outside UShas taken shipping fees in consideration. They... Read more
Those who want a dice age t-shirt, raise your hand.
Ok, as I have been asked several time to set up something for Dice Age t-shirts, here is what I propose:
The t-shirt are going to be black, and available... Read more
Of course, we did!
We made the OLYMPUS MONS goal as stated in the update #20. The Olympus die will live and every kickstarter backer - pledging for at least one die... Read more
We took off!
With the help of over three hundred backers, we just doubledour initial goal. We will not just make it, or make it just. You have been sending me clear... Read more
Just to share: Rees Maxwell, an American godfather
If you have time, this is a four minutes advertisement "Considering adoption" by Rees Maxwell, the designer of Maxwell's reward, and happy die godfather.
He's telling us of his most... Read more
Let's get fans!
There are only 3 fans of Dice Age (me included) on one of the biggest boardgame website, board game geek.
Any of you liking the game, may want... Read more
The Totem game rules!
Put all of the dice in the center of the table.
No player is allowed to touch the table.
The youngest player starts the game.
1) The first... Read more
OMG! The second red Alpha master proposal!
As promised, here are the first pictures of the fresh-baked Alpha master proposal for the Movur's Outpost die, interpreted by sculptor Kai-Ju Yang. Clay modeled.
It has been decided... Read more
Embryonic Dice Age pages
Although a lot revolves around here regarding Dice age and the web, you can find other newborn Dice Age pages here:
Website:... Read more
Just to share: French junior high students created a 3D movie about Dice Age dice.
If you have time, this is a seven minutes movie designed in 2005 by young fans of Dice Age.
You will recognize the Theorem and the Bindi Dice. They are... Read more
Fourth tournament ever announcement
It's decided, the 4th tournament ever of Dice Age will take place at the Gencon in Indianapolis, IN, on the 5th of august 2011.
Nobody knows how... Read more
First Press Review
Two press reviews of the game, one from our backer The Mad Hatter, issued on the 3rd of June:
And another by Noah Nelson, a journalist who... Read more
A new reward has been set up for a $7 pledge, to follow-up with the suggestion from backer number 87, to open the pledging to happy enthusiasts... Read more
Dice Age tweeter
Dice Age now has a twitter account, dice_age_game.
I really don't know how it works, nor what it can be used for, but let's give it a try.
One... Read more
We are halfway.
Last night - maybe day for some of you -, we reached the dreaded halfway point to our goal. This journey took us 13 days so far. It's... Read more
OMG! The first Alpha master proposal!
As promised, here are the first pictures of the fresh-baked Alpha master proposal for the Three Headed Hydra dice, interpreted by sculptor Kai-Ju Yang. Clay modeled.
As you know,... Read more
From TM to ®
The DICE AGE trademark is currently live. It appears to be in good standing with the United States Trademark Office.
We will be able to shift from Dice... Read more
Maxime Delrue, a French godfather
Update 6! I am not a number! I received this by e-mail this morning, by the new number two. I just added subtitles. But who is number six?
The Proxy Edition Dice Age Compendium Revealed!
Someone managed to get the Dice age Compendium of the proxy Edition out of the sacred library!
Stop him, he's gonna reveal the truth to anyone! Some dice are really... Read more
The Crown of Gods rules!
As many pledgers wanted to have an overview of the rules. Here they are! The rules of the Crown of Gods game!
Warning: This is subject to change. This... Read more
The 40-backers-dash !
That's it, we just ran our 40 yards dash. After a short five days, we met 20% of the project goal, with 40 backers. This is just enough too be... Read more
The 12 Apostles
I'd like to talk especially to you, early backers, to thank you deeply.
Not only because we are creating a new game together, but we are a community of... Read more