Doublesix Dice: Roll Better

A project in Washington, DC by Matt Fleming

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Cubes don't roll so well. This 12-sided die is numbered 1-6 twice. It is rounder, and balanced. It's the iconic d6 evolved -> d(2x6).
Backers: 6916
Average Pledge Per Backer: $19

Funded: $133,495 of $3,246
Dates: Nov 21st -> Jan 10th (51 days)
Project By: Matt Fleming
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Latest News

Final hours; $125K SG easily reached; Collectors Mix Packs; Adding On

January 10th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, Looks like I am starting a dice company thanks to all you backers!  What a ride, and what a community. Quick news: $125K Stretch Goal reached: +2 (+6 on bulk) Marble Green with Gold, and Marble Pink with Black Doublesixes will... (Read More)

$100K Smashed! Final Stretch Goal added!

January 9th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, Astonishing!  We are trending upwards at an amazing pace: Since we have been averaging about a little under $1000 an hour in pledges the past 10 hours, and we have 37 remaining hours, here is the final stretch goal, which may or... (Read More)

48 hours to go!

January 8th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, We are down to the last 48 hours!  And it looks like we should crack $100K.  Which, first of all, is mind-boggling, and I am incredibly grateful.  And second, means Marble Red with Gold will be added to each order (+2 to the... (Read More)

Doublefudge, and latest poll results

January 7th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, We will need to vote on the final design and color for the Doublefudge.  Let's discuss first here. Fred Hicks of Fate said this: "I think my branding/marketing folks will kill me if I license out the logo and trademarks for Fate... (Read More)

Standard and Triplefour final design poll

January 6th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, Please help finalize the Triplefour and Standard designs.  Complete the survey HERE, but please refer to the images below first (sorry, but I can't add images to the survey). 1st Question: Do you prefer A, B, or neither? A)... (Read More)

Add-on process clarification

January 6th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, T-minus 4 days and counting.  Time to wrap things up and get clearer.  Thanks dearly for pledging.  You all have made this is a tremendous success. Add-ons: remember, you can add additional funds now (ie. overpledge), but you... (Read More)

$70K unlocked, Chart, Add-ons, Shipping, and Partners

January 2nd - via:
Dear, Team Doublesix, Happy New Year (all you Gregorian Calendar adherents)! This is looking to be a great year for me and Doublesix dice, thanks to all you delicious backers.  $70K Stretch Goal, UNLOCKED! We just smashed the $70K mark, and today is... (Read More)

Overpledging and Add-ons

December 29th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, There has been some confusion about overpledging and add-ons, so I will try to be more clear. Now AND Later: Kickstarter only lets you indicate one tier with your pledge, but you can still overpledge for additional dice now. ... (Read More)

Poll Results, Differentiation, Press, and Trending

December 28th - via:
Hey, Team Doublesix, The Front Page: will now be updated with tier specifics so you know exactly what you will be getting per tier.  FUDGE only and Triplefours (d(3x4) only tiers have been added. Poll results: Blue with white got 308 votes.  But... (Read More)

Correction, Add-ons, and Polls: Blue vs black, Fudge, and d(3x4)

December 26th - via:
Dear, Team Doublesix, Correction: The Dice Box KS will end January 2nd, and The Secrets of the Lost Tomb KS will end January 7th (I had mistakenly indicated February in the last update). ADD-ONS:  After the campaign ends, you will be able to order... (Read More)

Partnerships: Dice Bit Boxes and Secrets of the Lost Tomb

December 24th - via:
Two great initiatives.  DICE BIT BOXES: Bobby at Go7 got in touch with me about producing Official Doublesix Dice Boxes (his Kickstarter is currently running, and will end Thursday, Jan 2nd, with about $33,000 pledged, on a $5,000 goal at the... (Read More)

update on updating...and then some

December 24th - via:
Hey, Team Doublesix, I realize that my desire to have comprehensive updates and to not flood your inbox has lead to some delays in information transfer, and more stress and room for error. So I have decided to make more frequent updates, with more... (Read More)

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I expect that the new edition of Britannia (perhaps multiple versions) will show up on Kickstarter sooner or later, as the majority of publishers now use it. (Read More)

SG #7 Unlocked, SG #8 Added, 2nd Pip poll, Kicking it Forward, and more

December 16th - via:
NOTE: please respond to this update in the general comments section so we can all stay on the same page.  Dear Team Doublesix, Thanks for all your comments and ideas.  Please keep sharing this KS, because the more successful it becomes, the more... (Read More)

SG #6 Unlocked; Size; Pip colors and arrangement

December 11th - via:
Hey, Team Doublesix, We continue to hold steady, chugging right along.  SUMMARY: Doublesix Dice size will likely be 19mm face-to-face Stretch Goal #6 Unlocked: Extra dice roll added to all Random Rolls. Add-ons are pending and to be determined.... (Read More)

SG #5 Unlocked; Dice Layout; Pip Colors Poll; Logo, and more

December 9th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, Thanks for all your support. We are maintaining a great pace!  Notice here how we continue to hold the trend towards about $80,000.  Please keep sharing and promoting this KS, like with this Reddit post (thanks Techmyst), in... (Read More)

22 hours to rate the Logo finalists; Final base colors determined; Over-pledging; Doublesix Friends

December 6th - via:
Hey Team Doublesix, LOGO FINALISTS: please rate and comment on the 8 logo finalists here.  99designs only allows for 22 hours per poll, so time is limited. COLOR FINALISTS: See the final results here.  Black is the clear winner and will be the... (Read More)

Voting on additional colors begins; Stretch Goal #4 UNLOCKED!; Recent Press; Logo voting pending

December 5th - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, We are moving right along!  Way to think outside the cube.  Thanks for all the comments, questions, support, and pledges.  Here are some quick updates: STRETCH GOAL #4 ($23,000): UNLOCKED! 10 additional Y colored dice added to... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: #1-3 Unlocked

December 3rd - via:
Dear Team Doublesix, Thanks for your patience! Here are the belated Stretch goals.  Colors X and Y will be determined by backer community voting. Colored dice will also be available via add-ons, and a new combo pack tier will be added. Stretch Goal... (Read More)

Update #4: Logo contest and misc.

December 1st - via:
Hey, Team, I hope all you United States of Americans had a nice Thanksgiving weekend.  I had family in town so was a little busy, but am now back to continue to help rock this Kickstarter.  1) THE GIFT to a local high school math club via Ron... (Read More)

3) Added Pledge Tier: RANDOM ROLL II

November 26th - via:
Due to the popularity of the original RANDOM ROLL (which sold out), we have added another, though less generous and more risky, option. Pledge $10 RANDOM ROLL II: We will roll 4 dice, and you will get the number of dice that come up (4-24, with an... (Read More)

The Second General Update

November 24th - via:
Hey, All. I love how we are still rolling!  750 Backers and Kicktraq thinks we are currently trending to over $100K (update here, which fluctuates)!! This is surreal!!!  I once dared to dream $50K during one starry-eyed manic moment, but after some... (Read More)


November 22nd - via:
Hello, All.  We did it! (Thanks, Miguel from LA, for putting us over the edge). I am floored and grateful for all the support.  I made the timeline to be 50 days because I thought I would need that time to market to reach the goal.  Wow. I... (Read More)

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