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To celebrate the success of my musical dice Kickstarter, I’m giving away a 14k gold plated set of the dice! All you need to do is comment on the post to enter. (Mod Approved) [OC] [Art] OC

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u/Jesterspark Wizard 3d ago

Those dice look badass, nice job!

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u/Redhawkuk 3d ago

Those are beautiful dice perfect for tormenting players as they hear them roll lol

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u/megustaALLthethings 3d ago

Having an entire symphony of dice playing as the dm rolls constantly, lol.

Ratcheting up the suspense and terror!

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u/Redhawkuk 3d ago

Exactly I want the players to feel fear when these dice roll lol

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u/megustaALLthethings 3d ago

Beautiful sounding fear.

Anytime they hear a musical jangle it’ll send a shiver of fear down their spines, lmao.

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u/Redhawkuk 3d ago

Could be cool for sound effects to for an enemy or NPC

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u/Jutorbri 3d ago

These look really cool. They'd make for great dice you roll to determine treasure with.

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u/BannedMilitaryWeapon 3d ago

The real treasure was the friendship we found along the way… and the gold plated dice of course

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u/Indewar 3d ago

Gold has a way of falling into the wrong hands. >)

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u/ThatOneGuy2682 3d ago

Like into the hands of the friends you found along the way.

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u/flat_white_hot 3d ago

Like this comment I found along the way.

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u/bombbodyguard 3d ago

Man, full gold dice would be heavy as fuck! I know you said plated, but thinking of full gold as some baddass thing you might find in a Saudi billionaire’s game of Monopoly.

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u/FallacyDog 3d ago edited 3d ago Wholesome

You can help support the project here!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/arcanacore/arcana-core-chime-dice?ref=1xq250

One entry per person for the giveaway.

Entry will remain open for 48 hours.

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u/Dohertyk1987 3d ago

The perfect bard dice

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u/COMRADEBOOTSTRAP 3d ago

Currently laughing at all the bards drooling over these dice (including myself)

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u/not2dopey 3d ago

I have a bard in mind for these!

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u/AnalyticalAlbatross Bard 3d ago

I’ll make a bard just for these!

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u/Mdnitesnack 3d ago

I read that as “perfect dice board” as I stared at the paper towel.

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u/Holiday-Business-321 3d ago

I was thinking the same thing

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u/Axel_the_Axelot 3d ago

The perfect die for everyone exept the rouge

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u/Meranio 3d ago

One of my best friends always plays a bard, and through gymnastics has saved my behind on more, than one occasion.

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u/therealaikoheiwa 3d ago

Oh man, I wish I could afford to kick start this. Thank you for your generosity! I would love to have my name in the pot. :)

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u/-_-Batman 3d ago

Ads r getting smarter!! @@

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u/Z0MBIE2 3d ago

No we've had these types of ads all the time before.

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u/garbageplay 2d ago edited 2d ago

35k comments and no one mentioning they are $185 per set... ($315 if you want slightly shinier metal). Little too rich for my blood.

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u/rip__van__tinkle 2d ago

Did you expect them to be free?

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u/Cerpintaxt9211 3d ago

Wow my cat will steal these in .02 seconds

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u/TheLittleNight 3d ago

Aye... mine too. At least they'd be easier to find than when she steals my other dice

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u/minerBoy01 3d ago

Still can't find the whole set my cats stole about a year ago ;-;

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u/Muffin_Appropriate 3d ago

Under the fridge

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u/buttfunfor_everyone 3d ago

I see your confidence and know experience when I read it. Delivered with the authority of one who definitely cats.

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u/SeaAnything8 3d ago

Or under the oven

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u/FlyingDragoon 3d ago

My cat, having heard this video, ran over and was suspiciously looking around. She hates bells or rather she loves to take them and make them disappear.

These would not be a good idea in my house either.

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u/Midgardia 3d ago

Haha my gal also hates bells. She gnaws at the bell on any toy that has it exposed, and will rip apart a toy with one inside to get it out!

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u/Qball8672 3d ago

And you’ll hear them rolling all over the house at Mach speeds.

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u/Mean-Green-Machine 3d ago

Especially at 2 am

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u/awayawaycursedbeast 3d ago

Try buying them specifically for your cat, they will ignore them in .02 seconds instead

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u/Woos94 3d ago

Haha same! Never to be seen again

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u/Manji86 3d ago

Agreed. My cats would love these, but it's not for them.

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u/blood-n-bullets 3d ago

For me it would be my two year old.

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u/starlinguk 3d ago

Mysterious jingling in the night...

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u/fluffyscone 3d ago

My dog which is pretty much a cat an Shiba inu would love these.

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u/CheckBulky5662 3d ago

These would be perfect for a bard

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u/StuntsMonkey 3d ago

Or for the barbarian who knows he's not as smart as the bard, but knows it will drive the bard insane that the barbarian has them instead.

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u/RickyWithTheFish 3d ago

Definitely sounds like something the barbarian in my party would do.

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u/Prudent-Yesterday157 3d ago

shakes music dice excessively

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u/dilutedloyalty 3d ago

Yes, this would be an excellent set for the bards!

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u/Frederik_KDW 3d ago

I also affirm this statement, this collection of an assortment of different types of tuned musical dice would be applicable to the theme of a character with bardic origin!

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u/Taerocker DM 3d ago

I'm going to back as soon as I get home! These are perfect for a mute Bard ❤️

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u/Watson349B 3d ago
With these I’d be absolutely      Bard2ThaBone

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u/Halloweenie06 3d ago

I was thinking they'd be great for my Aasimar. Like Celestial chimes or something.

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u/cattorade 3d ago

Now i wonder how many metal variations you can try for different dice voices..

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u/Qpylon 3d ago

And then customise your most common spells to use specific dice combos, as an in-game audio prelude for what’s coming!

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u/indissociation 3d ago

Especially a tabaxi bard, but also for trying to determine whether someone is a tibbit or not, or to try and get the Leonin to play!

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u/Ubentobox 3d ago

Now I want to add the sound of these dice to random noises on my Ultima Online bard character like he's constantly rolling for initiative.

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u/_thebeard_ 3d ago

Playing my first Bard in my current game, loving it

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u/ghjjknvfr 3d ago

Wish me luck!

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u/vulture_87 3d ago

Blind Monk?

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u/CheckBulky5662 3d ago

Similar to Donnie yen in the mandalorian?

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u/OopsTheWholeThing DM 3d ago

I LOVE this idea! ♥️

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u/tchotchony 3d ago

Or for an artificer gnome...

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u/elephant_avocado 3d ago

Or for a rogue obsessed with looting

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u/tumbris 3d ago

You son of a b**ch I’m in

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u/lolitaloafpom 3d ago

What's the job?

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u/MajorLuck13 3d ago

You some of a bi#%h I'm in, your skills are required

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u/No-Climate1442 3d ago

Finally, the cats can play DnD too!

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u/ClericaAeterna 3d ago

Fun, cool, and musical? I'm all for that!

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u/clutzyninja 3d ago

First of all, those are beautiful.

That being said, I can only imagine waiting 10 minutes every time the person owning them rolls and had to figure out what they just rolled

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u/HMJ87 3d ago

Yeah these are very pretty and the craftsmanship is impressive, but they're just terrible as dice. As something to put on a shelf and look at, they're great, but dice are a functional item and have to serve an actual purpose, and given these are basically unreadable, they kind of fail at the one job they're supposed to have....

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u/majic911 3d ago

I literally can't even figure out how they're supposed to be read. I don't see any numbers but maybe on the tiny little screen they blend in?

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u/HammeredWharf 3d ago

I think there's numbers on some of them? At 40s you can see a 6 on the die in the upper left corner and a 10 next to it. But I can't figure out what the die below them is supposed to mean or if it just landed on its side. Maybe coloring the numbers somehow would help, but right now the whole thing kind of blends together in my eyes.

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u/WastelandeWanderer 3d ago

Agreed, cool novelty but terrible concept if your rolling more than a couple dice an hour

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u/queen-karma 3d ago

If you check the Kickstarter link, I think it shows the numbers on the sides a bit better. You can see them a lot closer up.

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u/FamousButNotReally 3d ago

They should have put the numbers on the outside bit - maybe less pretty but at least functional. Or maybe make the numbers a different color.

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u/RobrechtvE 3d ago

Unreadable and also fragile as all heck.

The moment one of these gets knocked off the table onto a non-carpetted floor is the moment your group needs to pause playing because the person whose house you're playing at needs to get the vacuumcleaner to keep people from damage the floor (or worse: their feet) from all the pieces of sharp metal scattered all over the floor.

And also good luck keeping these in a dice bag with the rest of your collection without them getting utterly destroyed.

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u/Kingcobra64 Sorcerer 3d ago

Yeah, I just watched the video like 4 times and still am yet to see anything resembling a number.

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u/BulbaRage Wizard 3d ago

Already backed but would love to get a bonus set!

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u/upvotesformeyay 3d ago

Just can't pass up a good set of musical balls?

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u/BulbaRage Wizard 3d ago

Who could?

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u/upvotesformeyay 3d ago

Not I sir, not I.

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u/Macraghnaill91 3d ago

I'm trying really hard not to buy a full set soooo....

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u/totally_lost_54IYI1 3d ago

Me too, but I swear my DM is about to ban me bringing any new dice to the table.

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u/Rich-Lengthiness-238 3d ago

My DM would kill me too. Not because we have too much Sets, no because He is planing the next Session since 2019. We played another campaign and are still on but he is planing big time. He told me a little bit cause I'm his best friend but it wasn't too much. But at least I know that we can kill gods there

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u/Oreofanclub244 3d ago

Those look awesome!

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u/pm_me_your_target 3d ago

You know what else looks awesome?

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u/umcpjester 3d ago

Yeah giveaway

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u/I-just-need-butter 3d ago

Woo giveaway

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u/sirspaka 3d ago

Ooh giveaway

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u/Puzzleheaded_Look_75 3d ago

Mmm giveaway

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u/No_Ferret_2908 3d ago

Aaa giveaway

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u/A0kami Druid 3d ago

Ööö giveaway

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u/ZeldaLink2001 3d ago

Dude, these are lovely

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u/draelbs 3d ago

Gorgeous dice, thanks for the giveaway chance! :D

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u/Albrithr 3d ago

Imagine stepping on one of these...

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u/Severe-Ad-5132 3d ago

Nice dice

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u/dilutedloyalty 3d ago

Need sound samples of the 28 and 35mm versions!!!

(Not a chime person, but could go for more of a bell tone)

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u/Novvakk 3d ago

Badass dice

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u/destruction42 3d ago

Congratulations on your success!

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u/ProjectKurtz 3d ago

Oh man those dice look incredible

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u/creepyalfredopasta 3d ago

I could listen to them jingle for hours omg

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u/18mazie18 3d ago

Wow! Those are beautiful… they sound so whimsical and are perfect for any game. Well done and thank you for doing a giveaway!

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u/Burnt-Thanatoast 3d ago

I’ve always wanted to play a jester themed character and these would be perfect!!!

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u/ressurekt_esh 3d ago

Now we can annoy our friends with music, awesome!

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u/Zurkmygirk 3d ago

Inner horde Goblin intensifies

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u/Tojaraz 3d ago

Monkey D. Luffy is going to be pirate king

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u/Go_away_from_myself 3d ago

According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. It's wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway, because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.

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u/LA_Commuter 3d ago

If you use an approximation to prove that X is impossible, but X clearly happens — it’s not that “science can’t explain X”, it’s that you used the wrong approximation!

Bumblebees simultaneously flap and rotate their wings during an oscillation cycle creates a dynamic stall above their wings, which in turn leads to a large-scale “leading edge vortex” being generated on the upper side of the wing.

This vortex (temporarily) produces significantly larger lift than the linear approximation allows.

In addition, bees are helped because of their small size, which means that the Reynolds number associated with their flight puts them firmly in the regime where the fluid is incredibly viscous.

In short, because they’re so small, and their wings are moving so rapidly, the air around their wings acts like thick syrup (one might even say….honey?) , which allows them to generate much more lift than we, on a totally different scale, would normally intuitively predict.

There is obviously more complicated physics going on than this, but those are the highlights: dynamic stalls producing vortices, and a small enough scale to be in the viscous regime.

In short, we do know how and why they fly.

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u/Potential_Wing9940 3d ago edited 3d ago

Don't tell them about hummingbirds. They might end up calling you a witch. It's so weird for someone to say Bee flight shouldn't be possible according to 'X' laws. I have to think they're referencing something because otherwise it was a really dumb comment.

Edit: It's from Bee Movie (2007). Why? Idk.

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u/modulusshift 3d ago

Because Jerry Seinfeld isn’t actually funny, I think. It’s like three layers submerged in irony, one of those memes that survives purely on the merit of how dumb it is, so at least no one takes it seriously… usually.

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u/Lambda_Wolf 3d ago

"According to a naive model of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly" doesn't have the same ring to it.

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u/Nobody4306 3d ago

Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Ooh, black and yellow! Let's shake it up a little.

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u/Gamerthane 3d ago

Barry! Breakfast is ready!

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u/Equivalent_Door_8323 3d ago

Those are cool as hell

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u/xXH3wmanPigXx 3d ago

Pretty neat

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u/Critical-dice 3d ago

Wahhh these look so pretty!

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u/JamesP948 3d ago

They look great!

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u/lil-danzer DM 3d ago

These are amazing!

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u/Chipeeto 3d ago

These dice are super cool! Would be great to be used at moments that really matter.

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u/TheBudderz 3d ago

very nice

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u/Famous_Cup_7923 3d ago

These are so cool

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u/TheBrackishGoat 3d ago

Cool. Run that in

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u/SunngodJaxon 3d ago

This can't be real

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u/Available_Resist_945 3d ago

Agreed! These look amazing.

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u/indigo_ro 3d ago

These are gorgeous AND make wonderful sounds!

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u/mrlayabout 3d ago

Oh I'd like a shot at those.

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u/Lutharian 3d ago

Those dice are sick! Congrats on the successful funding!

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u/coffeeman235 3d ago

Awesome!

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u/trigunstears 3d ago

These look and sound amazing!

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u/grease-lightning- 3d ago

Commenting because those look hella cool? I love how fancy dice can be

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u/pangaeagaming 3d ago

The sound is immaculate!

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u/stegasaurusteeth 3d ago

Something about this seems dicey

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u/north2future 3d ago

Wow 🤩

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u/TeacupGhost5 3d ago

Oh goodness! They are truly stunning! 😍

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u/Grungslinger 3d ago

That is pretty freaking cool. Too bad I never win anything.

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u/testosterowned420 3d ago

Super cool! Could even double as dnd themed Christmas ornaments!

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u/im-not-even 3d ago

This is the single Coolest thing I’ve ever seen

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u/PiFch0 3d ago

Good luck to everyone

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u/Tumbling_Tanukis 3d ago

Serious question: The kickstarter and this post too mention sets consisting of 6 dice. What kinds of dice are included in that?

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u/ellaelf99 3d ago

They sound ethereal! Hope your business goes well :)

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u/ob-2-kenobi 3d ago

The Dice Dragon requires an addition to her hoard.

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u/sharkgoy 3d ago

These look like golden snitches!

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u/steak56 2d ago

Those look amazing! Would be perfect for a gold dragon’s attack rolls

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u/abo0waleed 2d ago

Getting a nat 1 never sounded this good

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u/cuddlebuddyA89 2d ago

These are the most beautiful and creative dice I've ever seen. I can only imagine the amount of work that went in to make them sound just right.

Not just practical, but essentially a musical instrument. If only I had proficiency in instruments haha.

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u/Mellie-Nellie-Kellie 3d ago

This is truly engenious! No offense to my friends and brother whom love to play constantly, but the sound of the dice gets very annoying. I might have to get these for them (...but will the cat try to steal them?)

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u/Im_Not_F-ing_14 DM 3d ago

I love them! If I win I'll give them to my fiancee 😁

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u/ReverendAntonius 3d ago

Those are gorgeous!

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u/afrothoz DM 3d ago

I'll need to modify the noise filter on my mic to pick these up...

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u/_Internet_Random_ 3d ago

These are so gorgeous 😍

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u/Sarienna 3d ago

Those are amazing! ❤️

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u/Good_Gravy_ 3d ago

For my new bard designed after Rasputin 🤓

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u/Rothrandir 3d ago

Those are some beautiful dice 👍

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u/PuzzleheadedRun7084 3d ago

Beautiful craftsmanship

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u/fyusupov 3d ago

Yikes. Who would want musical dice? The whole appeal of dice is the soft clinking sounds. In fact, dice rolling in a cup is one of the most appealing sounds on earth. Way to ruin it. Now dice that could say the number it lands on? Maybe. It’s hard as hell to read a 20-sided die. That’s just too many sides.

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u/Athena_The_Funny Druid 3d ago

Holy Molly they look cool! How do they work tho? Do you do international shipping?

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u/Username0_- 3d ago

These look meh. But free stuff is free stuff

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u/That_Set2217 3d ago

If this is the comment that wins, I feel OP would be greatly disappointed.

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u/Username0_- 2d ago

They appear difficult to read. That's important to me with dice. I'm ok with being wrong.

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u/That_Set2217 2d ago

Admittedly I couldn't see the numbers either and it wasn't until I went to the Kickstart and saw the static pics that I could read them.

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u/llddk 3d ago

Beautifully designed! Congrats!

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u/AlphaWolf0 3d ago

Congrats on your kickstarter success!

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u/SimpleAttention5050 3d ago

Very generous. The dice are outstanding!

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u/Professional_Ice5929 3d ago

That is cool as hell

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u/storybox6198 3d ago

That's amazing

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u/patmur2010 3d ago

Looks great

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u/Randaminous 3d ago

Now this is a dice set that I can bring home to mom!

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u/the_deranged_fool DM 3d ago

Gorgeous dice!

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u/OnTheGoatBoat 3d ago

I would love these!

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u/big_oofster 3d ago

Gorgeous!

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u/Dangerous-Target-278 3d ago

Those are gorgeous

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u/Playful_Suggestion_5 3d ago

Gosh, I hope I win.

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u/mrsweetwater 3d ago

Those are pretty

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u/Stegorius 3d ago

Holy moly i love those! :O

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u/GrowlyBear2 3d ago

Musical kintama?

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u/izikavazo 3d ago

Beautiful! I've never seen that design before.

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u/TheJeagle 3d ago

I would love them like my children

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u/timwhoaa 3d ago

Beep beep. Sick dice

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u/skaerkilde 3d ago

Okay these are the coolest things I've ever seen. I would use them for a Celestial warlock, or perhaps a bard that plays the chimes!

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u/howie960 3d ago

Name in hat.

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u/Synthwave_Druid 3d ago

Shiny math rocks make the chingaling sound!

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u/Mr_Awesome0436 3d ago

Those look amazing!

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u/Muffin335 3d ago

Man these looks lovely

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u/FuckDis007 3d ago

I really like these dice. well done

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u/WolfsForge 3d ago

Nice Dice

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u/Anomaly_404 DM 3d ago

Oh, wow. I do plan to order a less expensive set, but I might as well enter the giveaway. Congratulations on the success!

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u/Horror_Ad_5893 3d ago

Those are fabulous! I imagine my Fairy would love them. She's into the jingle jangle.

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u/AnonymousUser0521 3d ago

As a DM in a campaign that is just starting, it would be great to get these! My players would be so excited!

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u/Hexahydro 3d ago

Perfect for a fey character.

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u/scritchandsnaff 3d ago

Oh man, my Jester-themed best friend would LOVE these.

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u/IngramPrisken 3d ago

Shiney and jingly!

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u/AqueonTheConjurer DM 3d ago

I've been following the development on these. Very cool design! I will probably end up with a set sometime, even if I don't win this one.

Good luck, all!