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Match hexagonal domino-style cards in combinations to score the greatest number of points. For two or more players.
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This is a genuine back-of-an-envelope-over-a-pint idea which has worked its way around the inside of my head and finally made it to a fully fledged product. We've game tested, worked on the content and core ideas, and come up with a game we think is both easy to play and great fun.

It's a simple game which works with any number of players from two and up. To demonstrate how simple it is and just because he could, my ten year old son beat a bunch of game testers twice in succession one night.

Watch the video, and see what you think. It's a game of matching and scoring points with hexagonal cards. Each card has three sections with a domino style value, and the combinations are used to score. We take between thirty and fifty minutes to play a game with three or four players, slightly longer if people are taking their strategies seriously. Because you play the cards in your hand, there's an element of chance that can make a huge difference in one move.

The artwork has been developed since this prototype deck was made, but you can see how the game proceeds.
The artwork has been developed since this prototype deck was made, but you can see how the game proceeds.

This is a game for all ages as long as you can match and count. The key thing is to play and enjoy time sat around a table sharing the moment. Because we know what it's like to find a piece missing or spend half an hour searching down the back of the sofa, there are no fiddly bits to lose. The entire concept is based on simplicity of play and simplicity of product.

We believe it's great fun and easy to play. We're sure you'll love it too.

Stretch Goals

We'd love to see this project fly. Once everybody is paid in and the project is off the ground...

At £1500 every deck comes with a gift. We'll come up with something to thank you for your commitment and reward your support.

If we hit £3000 the superpowers cards deck can be unleashed on the world. Plain backs, AWESOME obverse. Please note, these cards are unlikely to bestow actual superpowers, but they will give additional actions to disrupt or re-shape gameplay no matter how many decks you have in play. If we hit this stage, every deck buyer gets a superhero card pack included in their deck, from early birds to the very latest adopters.

If we hit £5000 in pledges, I'll release the first expansion set at below cost to anyone who's ordered. It's a bit of work on my part but it'll be a solid honest thankyou to everyone who's signed up for the dream. Another 60 cards or thereabouts to add to the original game and provide further options.

Risks and challenges

Really, there aren't many risks. The costs of production will be met by the Kickstarter and the majority of development is done or under way and paid for. However, suppliers could fail us at the last minute. We have alternative suppliers for most aspects of the project, and although they're more costly than our first choice the numbers should still stack up. It's a physical product, so there are risks with storage and shipping. We'll insure the worst financial risks and live with the smaller ones.

Personally, none of the dev team have invested money they need back in a hurry, and if the Kickstarter isn't funded we just go back to our ordinary lives with no hard feelings.

I'm an administrator by trade, and quite used to dealing with little problems that crop up from time to time. We've got a small but friendly group of people supporting the project already, and there's very little we couldn't overcome.

Missing the shipping date is our worst fear, but backed up by a solid manufacturer and a healthy work ethic we think it should be done on time and within budget.

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    Early Backer "No Dice" Deck

    One of the very first, you get the game before anyone else, a personal thankyou on Twitter, Facebook or blog.

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    Basic "No Dice" Deck

    Regular buyer, you get the game and a personal thankyou on Twitter, Facebook or blog.

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    Deck and a shirt

    Personal thanks, deck of cards...

    And a limited edition T shirt printed up by our most esteemed colleagues at Eve2 Media.

    Be the envy of all your friends in this stylish T, sizes will be taken once we're funded and your shirt will be dispatched with the cards.

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    Two Decks

    What's better than a deck of original playing cards? Two Decks!

    There's one for you and one for a friend, or if you shuffle them together there are enough cards in the deck for fifteen players in your boudoir! Personal thankyou, obviously, but also a limited edition postcard to pin to your noticeboard.

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    Decks and a shirt

    Personal thanks, postcard, TWO decks of cards...

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    Player

    Want to join in with the development team? You can do just that. Obviously, you get the deck of cards, thankyou and postcard.

    Then you get the seat at our table. We'll host a game in Walsall for you to sit in or arrange to travel up to 50 miles with a couple of the boys to play a game with you.

    Please note, you need to arrange your own transport to and from Walsall. The game and the banter are on us.

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    Socialite

    Deck of cards, thankyou, postcard, T-shirt, and a seat at the game. You're all in. Then you're most welcome to join us for a No Dice social at one of Walsall's finest public houses. Selfies all round!

    Please note, you need to arrange your own transport to and from Walsall. The game and the banter are on us.

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    Sponsor

    Have a deck of cards. Have two decks of cards. Join us for a game or two. Come and join a social with some of the team. Wear your limited edition T shirt. Have your name in the papers.

    Yes, the papers.

    We'll take out an advertisement in our local paper The Express and Star to thank you publicly for your support. This is a piece of printed history you'll be able to keep.

    Please note, you need to arrange your own transport to and from Walsall. The game and the banter are on us.

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