Second production run for bronze dice
Due to continued interest we have launched a second campaign. For those who are interested you can check it out here.
Our hope is to find enough community... Read more
Finally Complete, Check out our Postmortem!
We are finally ready to call this campaign COMPLETE!
If you are one of our backers we were unable to reach, please feel free to reach out via... Read more
All Sprue Removal is Done!
Yesterday Aaron officially finished all the grinding. Aaron will be celebrating this small victory by spending today monitoring the tumblers and taking some time for a personal project.... Read more
Down to the Final Third!
Two thirds of backer rewards have been shipped and we are finally down to the final third! The majority of backers still waiting to receive their reward requested... Read more
Spring is in the Air and Aluminum is in the Tumbler!
There are about 5000 dice left to distribute among the 800 backers still waiting for their rewards. Of these backers roughly 541 of you have selected aluminum dice.... Read more
Over time copper-alloy dice will form a patina. Ancient bronze is most susceptible to patina with white bronze and brass following. You can leave patina on your dice indefinitely if... Read more
Difficulty Strikes again but we can enjoy a small success.
Due to delays we have found ourselves making new wax models for casting as the older ones have deteriorated. With a few remaining injection session left to go... Read more
We have started the Aluminum Casts.
First Aluminum Cast of the Campaign.
We cast our first round of Aluminum on Saturday, Jan. 14th. It was a disaster but hopefully not a total loss.
Flask temperature is... Read more
The plastic D6 dice I have on hand are 14.29mm face to face. Our cast metal D6's are 12.7mm. The plastic D20 is 25.4mm point to point. Our... Read more
Nothing new, just business as usual
I have definitely been neglecting updates and I apologies for the silence. We are still producing, filling, and shipping rewards. There really isn’t anything new or exciting to... Read more
An uneventful update, and a minor change in the shipping process.
It's been a while since we checked in and we know many of you are curious about we are up too. Things are pretty uneventful here.
- The Change... Read more
New International Shipping Plan and a small update about shipping in general.
We have decided to ship international rewards via U.S.P.S First-Class Mail with insurance. This will cost roughly 22.00USD.
Pro – The funds collected for shipping will cover the... Read more
Special Shout-Out to the Dice Maniacs Club!
We want to give a shout-out to the folks over at the Dice Maniacs Club. This club of dice collectors has over 1000 members and is well versed in all... Read more
International Shipping and Current Email Address.
- All backers
Information about shipping is being emailed to the email address you provided in Kickstarter/Backerkit. If that email address is no longer correct please... Read more
We are ready to start shipping!
- Here is the Plan.
When your reward is ready we are going to send an email with your invoice and a picture of... Read more
Desprueing, Deburring, Polishing, and Invoices.
I would like to correct some misinformation I provided in the last update. I said we had about 3500 ancient bronze dice ready for final finishing. There was... Read more
Shipping - Switching things up again...
We had originally planned to fill and ship rewards by random selection once production was complete. Completing all the dice before filling and shipping rewards would cause a... Read more
Sticking with RTV Molds.
Shortly after our last update we cast the masters we were planning to use to make the vulcanized molds. They were a total loss. One failed attempt and few complications... Read more
Complications with Scaling Up.
The current complications.
We are experiencing some difficulties with scaling up. The production of the last 2000 dice has revealed some issues in our production process. Specifically with the wear... Read more
Just Making Dice
We have about half the wax models done and are preparing them for investment and casting. We are currently casting 8 flasks a week, which yields roughly 400... Read more
The Process is Coming Together
We are excited to share we have had a few successful casts! Currently we are still wax injecting, treeing and casting. We haven't started finishing yet.
Hope you... Read more
What'a going on and Surveys.
What's going on here -
We made our first attempt to cast using the Neutec JZP last weekend. Due to some technical issues that attempt was a complete... Read more
Friday Night we moved and assembled the Neutec.
We had secured a few warm bodies to come by Friday and help assemble the Neutec. After a few hours fussing with getting parts and assembling a lift... Read more
Equipment Delivered, Milling Out Masters, and A Note Regarding BackerKit.
We have started milling out a new set of masters.
Aaron has posted a video of the CNC Mill machining a master out of wax, you can check it out... Read more
Our survey has been APPROVED! Check your Email for a link.
How it Works
The survey functions like most other web stores, follow the prompts, pick what you want and put it in your cart, and once your credits are used... Read more
Our weekend Success, The Wax Injection Station.
Here are the new shelves (Purchased and Picked Up at Storables) and the second wax injector that was delivered.
- Aaron & Golda
What we're up to and The Survey
The first shipment of equipment arrived on Feb. 26th and we spent the weekend setting it up. The electrician came by last week and we are expecting to... Read more
It's a Raffle!
We will be using a raffle method, influenced by available dice, to select the order in which backer rewards are shipped. This will allow us to maximize our yield per... Read more
We are Funded!
Kickstarter takes about 14 days to process the funds pledged. Around this time backers will get a survey to complete with shipping information and desired rewards.
We are very much... Read more
As our campaign reaches its end...
We are at the final 24 hours of our campaign and we want to take a moment to thank you so much for the support everyone!
- As a Brief... Read more
Good News! The Hex D6 are Back!
With only a short time left in our campaign we have reached an agreement with Jeffery that allows us to include our Hex D6 in our backer rewards again.
Jeffery... Read more
Important Notice Regarding the Hex D6
Jeffery Qualey has brought to our attention that he owns two dice patents concerning the Hex D6.
Utility patent: http://www.google.com/patents/US8540246
Design patent: https://www.google.com/patents/USD712978
Though we believe that these patents may... Read more
New dice added
New Additions to the Dice Lineup
Two new models have been added to the available designs. The Omega D6 and the Templar D6.
Check out this other Kickstarter campaign.
We... Read more
Added a new line of dice - the circumscribed series
I forgot to add this to the campaign earlier.
Golda & Aaron Besser
New Backer Levels & Macro Photography
We went ahead and added a few new backer levels to accommodate some commonly requested die quantities. Fourteen, twenty, and thirty die pledge levels are now available.
In addition, I... Read more
We reached our goal!
We reached our goal and then blew past it! From the bottom of our hearts we are deeply grateful.
Remember to let us know which designs you like in the... Read more
New designs and metals are now available
We decided to drop the flex goal plan and instead offer everything up front. The main page is updated with the new options available.
More macro photography is in the... Read more
First Week - We reached 75% of our goal!
We just finished up vendoring at Newcon 2016. What a hectic weekend.
We brought all of our prototypes over the last 2 years for people to come check out... Read more