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Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jun 21 2017
$21,449
pledged of $75,000pledged of $75,000 goal
124
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jun 21 2017

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Rolling Dice Has Never Felt So Good

The first thing you'll notice when you roll a pair of SnapDice in our tray is the satisfying "SNAP" sound of the steel dice tumbling across the exotic hardwood surface and snapping into place over the magnets. This is unlike any dice tray you've ever tried.  It is an experience you don't want to miss.

 

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Here is how people responded the first time they threw the steel dice into our SnapDice tray:
“Woah…woah…woah…okay, that’s cool. I like that!”
“Oh, that’s really fun! ”
“That’s pretty cool…That’s SUPER cool!” 
“That’s way cool!”
“Oh, wow! That’s really cool!”
“What!?!”

 

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Precision Machined, Perfectly Balanced

The 14mm steel dice are absolutely beautiful.  They are precision machined, then nickel plated with sharply contrasting pips.  The steel gives them a solid feel in your hand.  But, they aren't just beautiful to look at and great to hold. SnapDice are carefully engineered to keep the center of gravity within .001mm of center.  The pips are each machined at different depths so that the result is a perfectly balanced dice with completely random rolling results.  For those of you who are self proclaimed nerds, below is the math behind this to ensure the center of gravity is in the dead center of the dice: 

Precision Machined, Perfectly Balanced Steel Dice
Precision Machined, Perfectly Balanced Steel Dice

D = X - sqrt((Q^2 - 2*Q*X)*Z*N + X^2*N^2)/N  where X is half of the dice width, D is the depth of the dependent holes (which are to be optimized), Q is the independent hole depth, Z is the number of independent holes on the dice & N the number of dependent holes on the dice.

2D Spec Sheet Drawings
2D Spec Sheet Drawings

  

 

Wood Choices

Choose from 8 unique wood types for your SnapDice rolling tray:

 

Level 1 Wood Choice

 

Level 2 Wood Choices

 

 

Level 3 Wood Choices

 

  

Level 4 Wood Choice

 

  

Level 5 Wood Choice

 

Dice Colors

Each SnapDice rolling tray comes with 2 precision machined steel dice.  You can choose the color as antique silver or antique gold.  Additional dice may also be purchased with your tray (see the Pledge Calculator).

Antique Silver
Antique Silver

 

Antique Gold
Antique Gold

 

Polyhedral Sets

We are also offering full polyhedral sets in antique bronze or antique silver. A complete polyhedral sets include 7 dice: D4, D6, D8, D10, D10%, D12 & D20.

Our polyhedral dice are probably the most satisfying polyhedrals you've ever tossed.  These dice use numerals rather than pips.  Because of the numerals, they are not perfectly balanced like SnapDice D6, but they are pretty amazing dice in their own right.  The solid roll of the steel and the snap to the board are enough to turn heads at your next game.  Click on any of these CAD pictures below to see a full 3D view of each of the dice.

D4
D4

 

D4: http://bit.ly/SnapDiceD4
 
 
 

D6
D6

 

D6: http://bit.ly/SnapDiceD6
 
 
 

D8
D8

 

D8:  http://bit.ly/SnapDiceD8
  
 
 

D10
D10

 

D10http://bit.ly/SnapDiceD10
  
 
 

D10 Percentage
D10 Percentage

 

D10 Percentagehttp://bit.ly/SnapDiceD10Percentage
  
 
 

D12
D12

 

D12: http://bit.ly/SnapDiceD12
 
  
 

D20
D20

 

D20http://bit.ly/SnapDiceD20
 
   

Dice Cups & Pouches

Want a premium leather dice rolling cup with the SnapDice logo? Or how about a soft leather drawstring dice pouch with the SnapDice logo debossed into the leather?  Each dice pouch can comfortably hold 6 dice. You can add these to your pledge total (see the Pledge Calculator).

Premium Leather Dice Rolling Cup
Premium Leather Dice Rolling Cup

 

Soft Leather Dice Bag
Soft Leather Dice Bag

 

Wood Inlay or Dovetail Upgrades

Want to make your tray stand out even more?  You can add a beautiful real wood inlay or a custom dovetail to the outside of your tray.  The intricacy of the design of these add a nice contrast and will set apart your tray as unique.  You can add this upgrade option to your pledge (see the Pledge Calculator). 

Large Stripe Inlay
Large Stripe Inlay

 

Small Checkered Inlay
Small Checkered Inlay

 

Small Stripe Inlay
Small Stripe Inlay

 

Large Double Dovetail
Large Double Dovetail

 

Small Triple Dovetail
Small Triple Dovetail

 

Tray Sizes

The standard SnapDice tray is 7 inches wide by 10 inches long.  You can upgrade the size of your SnapDice tray to 8 inches x 12 inches ($20) or to a full 12 inch by 12 inch square ($60).  The 12 x 12 tray comes with a turntable so it can remain stationary on the table and be rotated and accessed by all players easily.

 

Other Dice

You can use your acrylic dice or other metal dice (no sharp edges) with your SnapDice tray.  Wile these dice won't stick to the magnets, they will still look great being rolled in your exotic wood tray!  For example, use Halfsies dice or other acrylic dice: 

Halfsies Dice from Gate Keeper Games in a SnapDice Tray
Halfsies Dice from Gate Keeper Games in a SnapDice Tray

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Shipping Information

We have partnered with GoSend to help our international supporters!  GoSend allows those backing from outside of the US to have more control over their shipping and to save money and hassle with customs/VAT/duty. When the campaign is over, if you are an international backer, we will help you setup a free GoSend account. GoSend will give you a US based mailbox locker where you can have your SnapDice reward mailed (plus you can use this same locker for any purchases you make...other Kickstarter projects, other online purchases, etc. 

We will ship your reward to your GoSend locker. Then, you will have the ability to bundle that reward with any other items you have purchased and are in your locker and save on the shipping. Plus, GoSend will prepay all the duties and VAT charges so that you don't have to hassle with those when your package is delivered.

We are happy to answer questions you have about GoSend or you can contact them directly at pledgesupport@gosend.com. They are available to answer any questions related to the SnapDice campaign.

 

Our Kickstarter video was produced by 12 Acre Films: www.12acrefilms.com

Risks and challenges

For the dice and magnets we have done our research on sourcing materials, have made inspections of samples for the highest quality, produced our prototypes and have already setup supply chains.

For some of the exotic hardwoods they can be hard to source. However, we've got solid local supply channels lined up for these so we won't be caught with any surprises.

In terms of delivering on time, we expect a huge demand for the SnapDice trays. So we have intentionally scheduled out the delivery groups of delivery month batches to ensure we can deliver all rewards on time. If we can deliver early, we will!

We are doing all of the wood working here locally in own shop so we don't anticipate any surprises with the actual production. We are excited to see this project become a reality and get these amazing trays into your hands!

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