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Terralith are organically designed metal dice - a thematic upgrade to your RPG/D&D dice collection, available in 12 different finishes
Terralith are organically designed metal dice - a thematic upgrade to your RPG/D&D dice collection, available in 12 different finishes. Missed the Kickstarter? Don't worry!
Terralith are organically designed metal dice - a thematic upgrade to your RPG/D&D dice collection, available in 12 different finishes. Missed the Kickstarter? Don't worry!
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    1. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Hi everyone! One of the problems with going to all these shows is that your body forces you to take a day off every now and again (this is what happened yesterday), but coming back today not only have we unlocked another strecth goal(!!!!!) but we're actually pretty close to unlocking the fudge dice as well!

      Welcome to all the new backers! (messages & update being written up now) - we are on the last day today so if you could all give one last push to share, tweet and let everyone know about Terralith then that would be AMAZING!!!

      @Zachary & Guodin - for add-ons just include the additional amount in your pledge and I'll get in touch once the campaign ends to get the details of which add-on you would like

      @Lavaeolous - Battle Finishes are totally included in the £27 tier =)

    2. Lavaeolous on

      Are the Battle Finishes included in the 27£ tier?

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      Guodin on

      Just wondering. How do I put in add-ons ?

    4. Camilla
      Superbacker
      on

      Battle finish isn't listed in the pledge levels. I'm assuming that we can just choose battle, in place of unlimited, raw or galvanic though?

    5. Zachary "Bakon Smaschur" Bouchereu on

      How do I put add-ons in my pledge?

    6. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      WOW! A little bit overwhelmed today. We got back from the UKGE last night after showcasing Terralith and demoing games - utterly incredible to see so many new backers (welcome!) and a really fun time with the hand modelling competition (see http://www.grublin.com/UKGE-15 if you're not sure what I'm talking about;) - we won best family game for Waggle Dance so I've been a completely inundated with emails, phone calls, facebook & twitter messages, posts, notifications the whole lot & we've smashed past our next stretch goal!!!!! Like a tsunami of amazing things! Focusing on editing the rolling vids, getting an update up, a newsletter out and as much as I can do before I finally collapse into a happily grinning ball of happiness=D But until then, there's much work to do! We're into the last days of the project now so please, keep sharing and let's have one final push to let as many people know about Terralith as we possibly can! Utterly incredible!!!!

      I can see there's a clear winner for the next Battle Finish (I've made the poll results public for those that would like a sneak preview: http://www.grublin.com/terralith/battle_finish_poll;) so I'll update the main page image now=D (this is turning into more of an update than a comment so I'd best stop otherwise I'll never get this video edited!!!) WOW!!!!!!!!!

    7. Wortsenawl
      Superbacker
      on

      Great to see you guys at the expo. Also, well done on your coup for best family game!

    8. Rich Anderson on

      Saw these at the Birmingham Games Expo on Friday, knew I needed a green D20 and decided it was worth getting the whole set - and to think I almost didn't stop at the stand!

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      Heather Telfer
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      on

      When will the winner of the survey for the second battle finish colour be announced?

    10. Wortsenawl
      Superbacker
      on

      Looking forward to seeing you guys at the Expo tomorrow (though you are all probably there now). Good to see another strong campaign under your belt too.

    11. Drea Shumate on

      Thanks, voted!

    12. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Hi Drea, sure thing - you can see a larger image via: http://www.grublin.com/image/terralith-battle-finish-choices ...just don't forget to vote after having a look!=) http://bit.ly/battle_voting

      Busy putting all the finishing touches together for showcasing Terralith at the UK Games Expo before we leave tomorrow - full update incoming!

    13. Drea Shumate on

      Are there closeup images of the battle finishes so we can see all the details?

    14. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Welcome to all the new backers over the weekend and thanks to everyone for voting for their favourite Battle Finish! If you haven't already, then don't forget to vote! >>> http://bit.ly/battle_voting

    15. davide Irondrake on

      hi Mechell: BZ + red is cool, and already in development list. :)
      ciao everybody!

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      Mechell Cruz on

      I would love to see a BZ+red (two of my favorite colors) thanks for replying so quick too :D

    17. davide Irondrake on

      well Drea, how can i say no? :) silver purple in the queue, black red... i ll do my best!

    18. Drea Shumate on

      I'd still like to see silver/purple and black/red. I think those would look great together!

    19. davide Irondrake on

      Dear Mechell, thank you for your encouragement! we do love encouragements!
      Colors: unlimited is cool , i like it, but i also delicate and, unless you don't care of their safety as me you can roll them and see the battles take their tolls on the varnish; Unlimited is best for collectors. On the other hand Battle finish also look gorgeus and more readable to me, but more, i can roll it without thinking too much the varnish (color) wears off, as it already has! ( the battle is that: color took away from protrutring/embossed parts, then transparent varnished to stabilize both color and galvanic).
      So if you want to have some of these color combination tested just name it starting from this point:
      1) choose a galvanic finish: Old Silver, Old Brass, Old COpper, Black Zamak.
      2) choose a color: white, yellow, red, purple, green, blue, orange.

      like for examp: BZ+Orange, OB+Green etc. (last one actually already in list for testing)

      i have 2 sets x each base Galvanic ready for test, just name the galvanic/color combo and next wednesday i'll be finalizing them. -

      tnx Mechell and all for your help!, stay tuned

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      Mechell Cruz on

      I just wanted to stop by and say how excited I am for these dice to be finished! They look beautiful and roll pretty uniform. I can't wait to see how all the colors come out what's everyone's favorite so far? I'm pretty pumped about this "battle finish." As for suggestions to color options, maybe you could do similar concepts but with colors like red and purple ect. Keep up the great work guys :)

    21. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Taken a bit longer than expected, but I've just added the first of the dice rolling videos (Old Silver) to the front page. Videos of the other finishes are just uploading to Vimeo and photos are _almost_ finished (they've taken MUCH longer than expected!!!)

    22. Drea Shumate on

      What would you think about making pledge rewards for bundles that give a possible discount for getting the bundles? This could take away the math from people wanting multiple sets and offer incentives for pledging multiple sets at once. It could also help increase your pledge amounts. After seeing the prototype pictures, I know I'd definitely be interested in a bundle.

      Maybe something like:
      Galvanic Bundle: Black Zamak, Old Brass, Old Silver and Old Copper
      Unlimited Bundle: Purple, Orange, Blue and Green
      Rare metal Bundle: Gold, Palladium and Ruthenium

      Also, I noticed the addon sets don't include the rare metals, so this might help

    23. Drea Shumate on

      I figured that might be the case. Looking forward to seeing the alternate colors!

    24. davide Irondrake on

      @Drea : tnx for you suggestion, unfortunately is tecnically possible but not affordable: to have number stand out you have 2 choices: paint them or "polish" them: painting or polishing the single numbers would really raise their price too much; consider the number design (embossed instead of engraved), allow the tumbling/polishing process to actually make numbers stand out (showing galvanic finish) in contrast to oxidized parts (deeper parts, darkened): this is especially effective on galvanic metal finish ( OS, OB, OC). On unlimited color is more difficult to notice: you still have darker areas around embossed details on metal galvanic but everything is covered by a thin layer of color: we're right now testing with alternate colorings, that will be probably added to stretch goals, and will show numbers better, being a mix of colored areas and galvanic finish bursting out on emboss. The final suggestion is that you can actually take a small caliper or nail and carefully scrat color away from numbers, or paint them; i do this to my personal colllections, but again, it would be incredibly expensive to mass produce. tnx for your suggestion, stay tuned for developments!

    25. Drea Shumate on

      Would love to see colors where the numbers show up in contrast to the rest of the dice. Right now the numbers are kind hard to see. But if the numbers were in white/yellow on the darker dice, or black on the lighter dice, this would really make them pop. Not sure if this is possible with the complicated design though.

    26. davide Irondrake on

      Congrats everybody!

      so i'm back in the color lab, to see if we can arrange some new weird colors.... (spoiler alert!,, too late)

    27. Margaret St. John
      Superbacker
      on

      congrats!

    28. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Well done everyone!!!! and THANK YOU!!!!

      Utterly and completely AMAZING!!! Davide & I ended up jointly celebrating last night so we've been taking a short break today to recover and will have a project update up tomorrow with some details on stretch goals=D

      So I just wanted to say THANK YOU!!! to you all for your utterly incredible support for Terralith, welcome to all our new backers and thank you to everyone for sharing the project and really helping so much to make these dice a reality!!

      WE ARE MAKING TERRALITH!!!!!!!!

      @Martin - I've updated the add-ons image to include additional sets of 7 dice=)

    29. Neil Horabin on

      Brilliant, well done!!

    30. Tom Hoefle
      Superbacker
      on

      congraz on funding

    31. Martin Kosub on

      Hello friends of wonderful dice! I cannot find a part in the campaign, where the price is defined, if want to pledge a second set of the dice. Must I pay the price for the add- on dice or can I pay the set- price from the first? Thank you for feedback.

    32. davide Irondrake on

      Extra, Big, Thanks!

      to my personal dice "guru" Kevin Cook and his great database ( i must admit he has more Irondrake dice than me); i rely on him when i want to know if some new concept i am designing is similar to something already existing! Thanks for posting ref. images.
      And a thank to all dice collectors, that share with me the passion for sacred geometries.

    33. davide Irondrake on

      Hi Heather

      totally got you point: SpaceSea-T d20 was quite an experiment, to see how far we can go miniaturizing: also we needed space to have the hollow ring and this decreased the core mass. Space Sea-T was conceived to test a style and make something spacestation/undersea house etc - Terralith have bigger numbers, from 50% to 80& bigger, so readability shouldn't be a problem :) - thanks for feedback!

    34. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      @Martin - eek! thanks for letting me know - updating add-ons image now!!! Any more typos??

    35. davide Irondrake on

      Dear Funders and Fellow dice lovers, this is my first KS post ever!.I want to thank you all to be on this page and contribute to our efforts, and Grublin Games, especially Henry, to have introduced me to this world and this awesome ( i know how to pronounce it correctly now, i swear) community. I hope your suggestions will help us improve quality, designs, and production efficiency, maybe even find new way to use such an ancient tool of randomization; i hope we'll talk and work a lot on this goal in the next 34 days.

    36. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Hi Heather - yes, visibility and rollability are main things that dice need to have - Davide was at the factory late yesterday finishing off the prototypes so we can show you what Terralith are going to look like and roll like in the flesh (rather than just renders). You can see what the wave1 prototypes look like via: http://imgur.com/k78M2T5 but we wanted to hold off publishing these as the design has changed slightly (the numbers have been made much bigger for one!)

    37. Heather Schwartz on

      I like the past designs in the link. However the "spaceship" die brings up an issue that I hope will be kept in mind. As cool as you make these dice I would still want to stress that numbers on the dice should be clearly visible. I would definitely use these! Looking forward to them!

    38. Kevin Cook
      Superbacker
      on

      If it will help anyone ... here is what the past colors look like

      http://www.dicecollector.com/THE_DICE_THEME_IRONDIE.html

      I suggest looking at the Poly's

    39. Neil Horabin on

      Wow, what an amazing start! As for finishes I think I'm partial to the Old Copper myself, with some added on Old Brass and Black Zamak.

    40. Kevin Cook
      Superbacker
      on

      As to finishes ... I dont have to choose :) ... but having seen most if not all of the finishes .. I am partial to the Gold

    41. Kevin Cook
      Superbacker
      on

      Oops .. ignore me .. when I pledged ... it was 3000 GBP .. I see now .. it is $4569 USD

    42. Kevin Cook
      Superbacker
      on

      Hey ... the Goal went up from 3000 to 4569 ... does this mean there will be more dice?

    43. Martin Kosub on

      Hello Henry, I miss the D6 in the add- ons or can I not add a d6 to my reward?

    44. Rosie on

      Has anyone started to think about which finishes they will choose? I fear it will descend into arguments in my house, I like copper, hubby likes black zamak, and the lad wants his own set!

    45. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Blimey! I've been away making inforgraphics & doing the twitters - £1373 is incredible funding! Just putting the finishing touches to the newsletter now so hopefully we'll have even more backers soon!

    46. Tom Hoefle
      Superbacker
      on

      cant wait to roll my new dice

    47. Tom Hoefle
      Superbacker
      on

      and here we go again :)

    48. Wortsenawl
      Superbacker
      on

      I had this my calendar as starting tomorrow. If I spot anything I will let ya know.

    49. Henry Jasper 4-time creator on

      Thanks Chris! Anything you can spot on the project page that could do with improving?? Still pretty nerve wracking all this!

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