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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Wed, December 5 2018 4:00 AM UTC +00:00.

Cameron FreresBy Cameron Freres
First created
Cameron FreresBy Cameron Freres
First created
$57,120
pledged of $30,000pledged of $30,000 goal
337
backers
22days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Wed, December 5 2018 4:00 AM UTC +00:00.

About

Early in 2018, our D&D group looked into miniature dungeon building systems. What we found was a bunch of beautiful items but all had their failings: expensive, and/or fragile, and/or bulky, and/or heavy. We saw a need for a modular dungeon system that was portable, durable, and was above-all AFFORDABLE. 

Hence, our name:

We put our collective product development skills to work and have been developing, play-testing and redeveloping since. At this moment, we are nearing a final product, with molds being cut and specialty plastics being ordered and tested. 

We injection mold our parts to make them cost-effective and pass the savings to you. 

We use renewable natural fibers and recycled materials wherever we can, and our production & materials are all sourced here in the USA.

Even our largest "Legend's Set" will fit into a Dirt Cheap Dungeons Messenger Bag for maximum portability, and with room for other books and accessories.  You no longer have to use a wheel barrel to carry around your RPG gear.

DC Dungeons Messenger Bag with a "Rogue's Set" and room for plenty of books
DC Dungeons Messenger Bag with a "Rogue's Set" and room for plenty of books

Our parts come pre-textured using plastic with embedded pre-consumer recycled natural renewable fibers.  They are ready to use right out of the box!  Unlike other companies, we will not post misleading pictures of pre-painted sets that took hours to paint, or that you have to pay twice the price for.

Our sets are as simple or elaborate as you want them to be.  You can simply roll out a grid & place the walls for a quick dungeon crawl or use our wall pieces as part of your elaborate custom terrains.  With our Modular Dungeon Sets you have tons of flexibility, so have fun using them to build whatever you want.

After the Kickstarter Campaign ends, you will be sent a survey to gather information on the reward you chose.  Please be sure to reach out to us if you have any questions at all.

If you want 2 of the same rewards, just double the reward and shipping cost, the same goes for triple of the same reward, etc.

To purchase an Add-on, just add the price of the Add-on to your selected reward level.  Feel free to add on as many as you like.  Please note that until the Kickstarter ends you may go back and change your reward or change your pledge amount within the reward you selected.

Stretch goals will become unlocked after different funding goals are achieved.  After a stretch goal becomes unlocked you may add it's price to your currently selected reward.

Lots more stretch goals to come!  To include Trap/Treasure Tokens, Large Horde Monster Tokens, & Diagonal Adapters. 

We have 4 digital Homebrew D&D 5e Mini-Campaigns that go along with our Modular Dungeon Sets (Act I, II, III, & IV).  They are a campaign arc leading up to lvl 20.

Act I is level 1-2 content, and all of the dungeons are buildable with the Squire's Set. 

Act II is level 2-5 content, and all of the dungeons are buildable with the Rogue's Set.

Act III is level 5-12 content, and all of the dungeons are buildable with the Knight's Set.

Act IV is level 12-20 content, and all of the dungeons are buildable with the Legend's Set.

Here is an example of an elaborate custom terrain that utilizes one of our Modular Dungeon Sets:

This is our unpainted Modular Dungeon Set being used with someone's custom terrain used as an example of what you can do with our sets.
This is our unpainted Modular Dungeon Set being used with someone's custom terrain used as an example of what you can do with our sets.
Aerial Stand with a large miniature on it for reference (miniatures not included)
Aerial Stand with a large miniature on it for reference (miniatures not included)
If you need any help feel free to send us a message.
If you need any help feel free to send us a message.

Risks and challenges

Injection molding is a very technical skillset and equipment-heavy process, however Dirt Cheap Dungeons is backed by a small product development company. We have the skills and equipment we need for in-house short-run production and have already made small batches of the product for play-testing.

Plainly, Kickstarter's reach would help us to generate broader interest in Dirt Cheap Dungeons' Modular Dungeon Sets. Pre-orders would help to finish the upfront costs as well as expand production capabilities.

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    Aerial Stand Set

    3 Aerials Stands for use with Tabletop Games.

    The Aerial Stands can be used to give depth to your games by showing that characters are flying or hiding in a tree for example.

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    Each Horde Monster Token Set includes 1-10 numbered tokens for a specific creature.

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    50 Piece Modular Dungeon Set

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