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Gamesmith Green & Red Lasers for Miniatures & RPG Games- Fast, Accurate LoS, plus artful Dice Towers to store and roll all your dice!
Gamesmith Green & Red Lasers for Miniatures & RPG Games- Fast, Accurate LoS, plus artful Dice Towers to store and roll all your dice!
Gamesmith Green & Red Lasers for Miniatures & RPG Games- Fast, Accurate LoS, plus artful Dice Towers to store and roll all your dice!
85 backers pledged CA$ 5,910 to help bring this project to life.

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On Target Green & Red Lasers For Line of Sight

CA$ 5,910

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Fast & Accurate Line of Sight
Fast & Accurate Line of Sight
Check Out GeedDad's Review By Jonathan H. Liu
Check Out GeedDad's Review By Jonathan H. Liu

 

                                       

Laser LoS 

Being ON-TARGET is important! Our lasers are DURABLE with a 1 Year WARRANTY, they are all FAST & ACCURATE for LINE OF SIGHT for miniatures games and even Role-Playing Games, simple as point and click. Along with our red lasers for every day use- even in bright light, you can also now get our green lasers which are blindingly effective and add that extra luxury for your most desperate battles.  

A laser superior to anything else on the market today, battle tested, gamer approved.

The ON-TARGET line laser is based on the same sturdy units used in industrial, construction, and manufacturing sectors to deliver long reliable life. In fact the components for these lasers were originally designed to operate mounted on tools such as circular saws and in other high-vibration environments- so we know it will hold up well to gamer needs, use and abuse. It's Ergonomically designed to allow easy top down or angled display with a thumb actuator that has two operating modes; 'constant on' and 'momentary'.

This is no mickey-mouse dollar-store laser, this is the real thing.

After making over a thousand of these in our first production run, the failure rate and longevity was extremely good, which is why we provide a 1 year warranty against mechanical and manufacturing defects.
After making over a thousand of these in our first production run, the failure rate and longevity was extremely good, which is why we provide a 1 year warranty against mechanical and manufacturing defects.
"The On-Target Laser is tiny but powerful." Photo: Jonathan H. Liu (GeekDad.com)
"The On-Target Laser is tiny but powerful." Photo: Jonathan H. Liu (GeekDad.com)

 

                       

Artful Dice Towers

In addition we bring our newest product; the elegant solution for a well designed Dice Tower, with optional Rebel Graphic (Option A) or Imperial Graphic (Option B) . Actually, we can do other graphics or even YOUR own graphic for an additional fee, just check out the add-on section. Makes for a great product for retailers too, heck we can even emblazon your company, club, or group logo on the front if you'd like to supply us with a vectored art image (additional cost for in-house design).

 

Dice Towers (DIY are basic wood, PRO are single stained)
Dice Towers (DIY are basic wood, PRO are single stained)

 

$20/$30 DIY Laser Cases

Some Assembly Required. In survey specify red ($20), green or combo ($30).

Shipping prices; US & Canada $9, EU $16, Elsewhere $19.

Final version may have slight changes.

DIY Laser Cases (top for red, bottom for green or red/green)
DIY Laser Cases (top for red, bottom for green or red/green)

$45/$60 Deluxe Laser Cases

Assembled and stained. In survey specify red ($45), green or combo ($60).

Shipping prices; US & Canada $15, EU $24, Elsewhere $29.

Final version may have slight changes.

Deluxe Laser Cases (small red case for red, large green case for green and green/red,
Deluxe Laser Cases (small red case for red, large green case for green and green/red,

$31 Artful Dice Tower DIY Kit

Some Assembly Required. Select logo's during final survey.

Shipping prices; US & Canada $13, EU $22, Elsewhere $27.

Final version may have slight changes.

Artful Dice Tower DIY Kit (Assembly Required)
Artful Dice Tower DIY Kit (Assembly Required)

$69 Artful Dice Tower Pro

Assembled and stained. Select logo's and stains during final survey.

Shipping prices; US & Canada $15, EU $24, Elsewhere $29.

Final version may have slight changes.

Artful Dice Tower PRO Kit (Assembled & Stained)
Artful Dice Tower PRO Kit (Assembled & Stained)

Stains

Lasers Cases; Stains are red for small box and green for large box.

Dice Towers; Stains are light gray for Rebel Graphic or black for Imperial Graphic.

Other Graphics or Stains

We offer custom graphics and stains with our custom package, we also offer a variety of woods in custom packages such as Ash, Maple, Mahogany, Red Oak, Walnut, and others, we also can do combination woods to allow for a more elegant and rich design. Please contact us with any questions.

Not Charity or a donation, just a commitment to kickstarter. :)
Not Charity or a donation, just a commitment to kickstarter. :)

 


 

Products delivered without crossing a border!
Products delivered without crossing a border!

We'll be shipping from Canada to Canadians and from America to Americans. We are happy to say we'll also be shipping from Australia to Australians. All this will be saving you lots of money and hassle. We've priced shipping fulfillment as low as possible to make this work for everyone, we suggest that you can save even more on shipping when buying in groups an an option (We are unable to split up orders into multiple locations for delivery, if you order more than one then everything will ship to your single location).

Other countries are considered to be "Worldwide". Shipping to some areas outside Australia, Canada, and the USA, may result in duty, taxes, and brokerage fees. Having said that, our products are usually small in size and we've rarely heard of any customs charges being applied to them. If funding is strong we can add more countries to the areas we can ship border-less. :)

Free Shipping On Orders $500+
Free Shipping On Orders $500+

 

We're gamers just like you, and face it, we all know we can afford the little extra to make the games we play easier, faster, and more fun. From historical miniatures games to RPGs like Dungeons & Dragons, and for only a little more than the cost of a mini in games like Star Wars X-Wing & Armada, Warmachine & Warhammer you are getting great value for a great product.

J G Baxter

Making games better is what I do, either with accessories or designing rpgs and tabletop games. Currently I'm play-testing a variety of mine in various stages of development, and I also like to try a lot of games my fellow members in the Game Artisans of Canada create.

Gabriel Martin

I’m a lifelong gamer, developer, tinkerer and inventor. I've developed a number of products and now I’m a partner in GameSmith in order to bring my gaming ideas to market.

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 Red Laser Specifications:

                 

• Dimensions 6.8cm long, 1.5cm diameter, metal casing.

• Operating Distance / Focus distance: 50cm

• Beam Shape: Line (Fan Angle 90°)  

• Line Thickness: <1.0mm@1m

• Operating Current 20 mA  

• Wavelength: 635nm red

• Focal Power: ~0.39 mW

• Optical Diode 3mW

• Aperture 6mm

• Weight 25g

• Class 1 Batteries: • 2 (or 3 optionally) X LR44 Button

Warning:  

• Avoid direct eye exposure.

• Laser radiation emitted from aperture.  

• Do not attach to a frickin' shark so it has a frickin' laser beam on its frickin' head.

Risks and challenges

Done deal!

This is our first kickstarter and we've learned a lot. Sometimes frustrating, always learning, and ultimately rewarding. We've overcome some interesting challenges and plan to use that knowledge to get this done also professionally and swiftly.

The Dice Towers are already designed and tooled to perfection, we simply need to press the 'go' button, start the laser cutter and crank those bad boys out, send out the DIY kits or assemble and add stains and more according to backers requests. All graphics are done, all models are ready to go, laser cutter and drum sander are ready to go to work as are we!

The lasers have already been fully tested and we have prepared a purchase order in hand to start manufacturing. We've previously done a 1000 unit run of the red lasers and shipped it around the world. The green lasers we're in the final stretch and have another purchase order to manufacture some for this kickstarter (previously in a kickstarter the green lasers were delayed when we needed to move to a different manufacturer). Problem solved!

We've even conducted a course for our testers on 'Why you should not get a shark and attach our frickin' laser to it's head'. And an ethical course on 'Green Lasers, why destroying planets isn't good for society'.

We know what a backer wants, we are backers. The important thing is that we provide what we say we will and we're transparent and honest with you every step of the way, and we will.

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    1x DICE TOWER D.I.Y. - (~$21 USD) Includes brass Hardware (hinge and screws) and felt insert lining. Birch plywood with laser engraved graphic (choose which graphic later in final survey).

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    Dice Tower Pro

    1x DICE TOWER PRO - (~$45 USD) Assembled, stained, and varnished. Includes brass hardware (hinge and screws) and felt insert lining. Birch plywood with laser engraved graphic (choose which graphic later in final survey).

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    10x RED Laser - (~$155 USD) Receive TEN On Target Red Lasers!. Double the number for $200 with no increase in shipping!

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    DICE TOWER CUSTOM [x5] - (~$350 USD) We will engrave a front graphic of your choice, and an additional graphic or text on the back or front lip. Fully assembled with brass hardware hinges and screws and felt insert lining. Your choice of stain or varnish. Additional charge from our selection of hardwoods.

    Each subsequent EXACT tower is $85. Contact us for large volume orders!

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