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Mystery Dice, the Kickstarter

A project in Secret Town, CA by John Wrot!

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A beautiful box of Mystery Dice arrives at your door... but what's in it!?
Backers: 6139
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $362,514 of $25,000
Dates: Jun 16th -> Jul 8th (23 days)
Project By: John Wrot!
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Latest News

FINAL 8 HOURS! - FIVE Sets Unlocked! - Tell a Friend!

July 8th - via:
I can't believe the progress you've made in the last 36 hours!  Five sets!?  Yesterday was not only better than Yesterday, it was even better than DAY ONE!   Look! Courtesy of our friends at So, first we unlocked the answer to all... (Read More)

Final 36 Hours! - FOUR Sets Unlocked! - Over 1,000% Funded! - A PUZZLE QUEST!

July 7th - via:
Yesterday was again the "New 2nd best day of the campaign", and during it we broke $250,000!!!   I'm completely blown away.    First we did this... Then you did this... Then you did this...! Total Sets Unlocked: 41! PUZZLE QUEST!  =  Unlock a... (Read More)

FINAL 48 HOURS! = Free Gift! + Final Guest Designer (you gotta see this...)

July 6th - via:
Welcome to the Final 48 Hours! You, o' wonderful backers, have done some amazing things to get us here.   Here's the current stats and news as we enter the Final 48 Hours! There are... 38 dice sets unlocked   5 Weird Stuff unlocked   And 3 d2s... (Read More)

Two new sets - The Best Sunday Ever!

July 6th - via:
Traditionally Sundays are slow days for a campaign.  As creators we worry as they approach.  But you...  You made Sunday, and my Wife's birthday, the 2ND BEST DAY OF THE CAMPAIGN YET! With this... ...we're not done yet... AND with this... Total... (Read More)

TWO Unlocks: 26th Stretch Goal and ...a "Weird" Birthday request.

July 5th - via:
26th Stretch Goal unlocked... ...and... Total Sets Unlocked: 36! ...and... The Wife's Birthday Request! John: "What would you like for your birthday?" Anne: "A bike helmet and help cleaning." John: "Anything else?" Anne: "Would you unlock a new... (Read More)

25th Set Unlocked - Final Weekend! - July 4th!

July 4th - via:
That moment when your kickstarter breaks the $200K mark...  it's really indescribable.  I'm truly grateful. I'm making these a day at a time since we're so far past expectations! : ) Total Sets Unlocked: 35! Final Weekend Reminder! We've entered... (Read More)

24th Stretch Goal, 2d winner, & EU FRIENDLY SHIPPING!

July 3rd - via:
An unlock a day... Total Sets Unlocked: 34! ...makes the VAT go away! Mystery Dice is now EU, UK, & CAN Friendly "What does "EU" Friendly Shipping mean?" "Friendly" shipping means that when the dice arrive at your door they arrive VAT & GST... (Read More)

GIANT UPDATE! Two Sets Unlocked, Puzzles Unlocked a new d2!, AND Guest Designer Unlock!

July 2nd - via:
ALL THE THINGS! First this... In honor of us cuddling for our 14th Wedding Anniversary. SO CUTE! Then this... Total Sets Unlocked: 33! All in one day.   Set #33 is a Guest Designer Set from... We welcome Chris Birch of Modiphius Entertainment!  If... (Read More)

31st Set Unlocked! & Quick Guide for New Backers

July 1st - via:
21st Stretch Goal Unlocked! Total Sets Unlocked: 31 ...and we're darn close to 32! Quick Guide for New Backers When this became the Best Kickstater Ever.   An important and anonymous survey that helps us speed up production by providing early... (Read More)

30th Set Unlocked! WHAAAAAT!? + A New Guest Designer!

June 30th - via:
There is nothing more satisfying than giving you more dice!   Can you believe we've TRIPLED the original set unlock quantity!?   YOU did this! : ) Total Sets Unlocked: 30! Whaaaaaat!? It's a Guest Designer set from: Gate Keeper Games Dice Fans... (Read More)

19th Stretch Goal + Sharing a campaign: How and Why

June 29th - via:
YOU. ARE. THE. BEST. EVER!  Look at this!    Total Sets: 29! Social Sharing a Kickstarter Campaign.  A quick tutorial for those in need. Consider this:  When YOU found out about this campaign... you were glad about it. Right? The same it true... (Read More)

18th Stretch Goal. **Mid-campaign HUMP!** And Daily Puzzle News!

June 28th - via:
I can't believe the pace of this campaign.  I am so grateful to you! Do you realize that EVERY day for the last SIX days has been BETTER than the day before!??   We don't have a mid-campaign slump.  We have a mid-campaign HUMP! (<-- You should... (Read More)

27th Set Unlocked! + ...Why should I get Weird Stuff?

June 27th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

TWO Sets Unlock. Tom Vasel's Dice Tower Set unlocked! (Survey Reminder)

June 26th - via:
Ever that amazing feeling that just things are... only just beginning? Yesterday, day NINE of the campaign crushed our otherwise very successful "Day 2".  It was officially the 2nd best day of the campaign, and by about +10%!  ...We, you and I,... (Read More)

Biggest Update Ever. Best Campaign Ever. FOUR Unlocks!

June 25th - via:
ALL THE THINGS UNLOCKED!  Let's take a look! Two New Sets. One New Weird Stuff. And our first bonus D2! You know, I leave you alone for one day to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary and you do all this!?! ... JK!  We're already at... Total Sets... (Read More)

IMPORTANT "Speed Up Production" SURVEY! + Stretch Goal Unlocked: Level Up Dice!

June 24th - via:
STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! WOOHOO!  Oh those color are so pretty! Sets Unlocked: 22! The new set is Guest Designed by: Level Up Dice! Level Up Dice (LUD) is a high-end premier-quality dice company known for their metallic and gemstone dice lines.... (Read More)

11th Stretch Goal Unlocked + Goblin Dice Hoard Spotlight

June 23rd - via:
STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! You gotta admit: This unlock-a-day thing is pretty exciting!   Sets Unlocked: 21 Look, I haven't invented the d21 yet, I gotta get creative. : ) Guest Designer Spotlight: Goblin Dice Hoard Goblin Dice Hoard was actually our... (Read More)

Weird Stuff #3 Unlocked!

June 22nd - via:
WEIRD STUFF UNLOCKED! Check this out... "Why", you ask? "...because I had a cool idea!" That is all. : D John  (Don't miss the other update from earlier today!  The Dice Tower has signed on to design a set!)  (Read More)

The Dice Tower joins as a Guest Designer!

June 22nd - via:
I'm super jazzed to announce the latest addition to our amazing array of Guest Designers: Theme Chosen: What else, but: THE DICE TOWER! : ) Tom and I went back and for several weeks, and his deeply analytical mind requested samples to choose from,... (Read More)

The big 2 - 0! Campaign set goal doubled! + Free d20s!

June 22nd - via:
TWENTY TOTAL SETS UNLOCKED!   You just DOUBLED the campaign goal for set quantity!  ... in under 1 week!    We've still got over 2 whole weeks left! Fun fact: This single pic inspired the entire rest of the campaign's appearance and style. And... (Read More)

9th Stretch Goal Unlocked, Guest Designer Unfiltered Gamer, Foam Swords and Stuffed Bears!

June 21st - via:
STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! It's a Guest Designer set by Unfiltered Gamer!  Scroll down for details. Oooo! So mysterious! It almost looks hollow! Guest Designer Spotlight: Unfiltered Gamer Michael Wright is one of the most tenacious board game reviewers... (Read More)

8th Stretch Goal... and... FREE DICE!

June 20th - via:
Eight Stretch Goal Unlocked! WOW!  $65,000!  I can't express my gratitude enough!  (Though I'll try below...) ...and this die...! I. Love. This. Die. Now, didja say sumfin 'bout "free dice"? As of this moment we ALSO have crossed the 500 correct... (Read More)

17 Sets Unlocked, Dice Maniacs Club, and Butterflies!!! : )

June 19th - via:
Seventh Stretch Goal Unlocked! Can you even believe this Unlock rate!?   Mmmmm Purple! You gotta tell someone about this! Guest Designer Spotlight: Our 16th set got unlocked yesterday which was a set by a Unique Guest Designer: The Dice Maniacs... (Read More)

16 sets and NEW Guest Designer Announced!

June 18th - via:
Stretch Goal Unlocked! You guys are AMAZING!  Take a look at this...! It's both orcish AND pretty. New Guest Designer Announced! We welcome Norse Foundry to the table.  Norse Foundry is known for their metal dice, their stone dice, and for their... (Read More)

How to upgrade your pledge. + Funding Goal Doubled = 15 sets!

June 18th - via:
Funding Goal Doubled!  15th Set Unlocked! Congrats!  I'm happy to show... Now that we've added 5 extra sets, AND 1 new "Weird Stuff", I'd like to offer you some help in understanding... How to Upgrade Your Pledge to Include Add'l Sets: If you have... (Read More)

Jamey Stegmaier unlocks a NEW Weird Stuff!

June 17th - via:
Jamey Stegmaier's "WEIRD STUFF" Unlocked! The Theme he's chosen to give a hint at what it might like is: Rolling Realms! If you're not familiar with Rolling Realms, it's an infinitely scaling roll-and-write inspired by all his other Stonemaier Games... (Read More)

Fourth Stretch Goal, and Daily Puzzle Challenge!

June 17th - via:
FOURTH STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! YOU are rocking this so hard and I'm so super excited to reveal this:  Did you know we have a daily puzzle challenge?   Every day we post a new full-graphic puzzle on the main page, and simply by having fun with them... (Read More)

GOOD MORNINGS look like this: Third Stretch Goal! Third Guest Designer Unlock!

June 17th - via:
THIRD STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! It's my great pleasure to show you this morning the following...  Reminds me of King Friday the 13th from Mr. Rogers. Love that guy! Guest Designer Unlock! I couldn't be more honored to invite my ally in the dice world,... (Read More)

2nd Stretch Goal AND Sexy Profile Pics!

June 16th - via:
STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED (AGAIN)! We just hit $35,000!  We're therefore pleased to announce that the... Day 2 is going to be a big day...! Let's be honest, we're on the precipice of starting a seriously viral snowball effect, and YOU get to take the... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 16th - via:
STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED! As a result the number of currently unlocked dice sets is... Profile Pic for Kickstarter! You can use the pic below as your profile image on Kickstarter to help promote the campaign.  When you chat on other campaign pages... (Read More)

Funded in under 5 Hours! 10+1

June 16th - via:
CONGRATULATIONS, WE FUNDED!   You've unlocked: 10 new dice designs that have never existed before!   2 of which are from new Guest Designers!  One of which has ever designed dice like this before, and the other is all Dice all the Time!  So we... (Read More)

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