The $50,000 Stretch Set Doesn't Drink... Wine
TL;DR Summary: The $50k stretch goal is Vampire Dice, in a mix of red, purple, and so-dark-it's-black purple, all pearlized, based on backer feedback via last week's survey. See the picture for a rough digital mock-up. Explanations of finer details ensue.
Happy Tuesday, Fate Dice fanatics!
We're closing in on funding our first set of the Second Batch at $40,000 -- Valentine Dice! That has us looking forward, to the next stretch goal at $50,000.
To figure out what our best option, we looked to your feedback. Over 800 of you took our survey last week. We saw a few clear trends: more dark colors, more pearlized dice. We're still working out the kinks in our green-inflected set, so that had us looking to the other colors at the top. We've done plenty of blue, the leader by a mile, so that left us with other colors like red, purple, and black in the lead.
And thus, the set born of your feedback, in the dark of night: Vampire Dice!
Vampire Dice will be an all-pearlized set priced at $15. If you can fund us to $50,000, we'll make you this set with featuring bright red with black marking, royal purple with white marks, and a purple-tinted black die with white marks.
Going for a bright, "fresh blood" red on the red die will let us put black markings on the die without having to worry about contrast issues. We haven't pearlized purple yet, so our royal purple die should be just amazing. And the "black" die's color will actually be a very, very dark purple, using a color composed of a mixture of red, violet, and black inks, so when it's pearlized the color-swirls we should get will make a great fit for this theme and set it apart from the other black die in our Centurion set. (Our digital mock-up, below, was made with a single-color image tinting process, so while it's in the ballpark, we think the gorgeous reality of this set, if funded, will trump what we've been able to cobble together for you here.)
You've carried us this far, our wonderful children of the night. Now it's time to take to the skies and fly, fly, fly for the $50,000 stretch goal! Thank you all!