Kickstarter Dud – The Dragon’s Hoard – 3d printed RPG Dice, Campaigns & More!

Holy mother of horrible Kickstarter campaigns! I love dice like the next gamer, but these look horrible. We all know 3D printing is not a new technology, but rather it is still emerging and finding its place in our community. These look so unrefined and I can’t imagine how bad they are unevenly weighted or even roll. The numbers and dragon images are very hard to make out. It could be purely a camera thing, but I doubt it. You be the judge if these dice are something you’d want at your game table.

 

I feel it at least worth noting that this fledgling company is using crowd funding for it’s intended purpose, getting a company off the ground. Just wish they hadn’t chosen dice as one of their delves into crowd funding or at least invested in a higher end printer.

~ Modoc

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4 thoughts on “Kickstarter Dud – The Dragon’s Hoard – 3d printed RPG Dice, Campaigns & More!

    • ThomasN,

      You’re right, they’re hideous to look at. For me, I think the inferior 3D printing technology is the root of the problem. There is another company doing Braille dice with a 3D printer and their prototypes look so much more refined and useable.

      ~ Modoc

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