Encounter Dice - The NPC Pack - Adventure in Full Colour

A project in Edinburgh, United Kingdom by Darren Barber

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Encounter Dice are a range of full colour accessories designed to bring a bit more imagery and flexibility to your RPG sessions.
Backers: 145
Average Pledge Per Backer: £30

Funded: £4,314 of £1,800
Dates: Sep 20th -> Oct 31st (42 days)
Project By: Darren Barber
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Latest News


October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
WE DID IT! I’ve put all the detail of what will happen next in the last update (Linky) so this is the "Gratitude Update". I have some thank you messages to send. Firstly a HUGE thanks to all who pledged, shared or in some way supported the effort... (Read More)

Housekeeping - Social Media Draw

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Housekeeping:Just a quick response to a couple of questions received today. "I can't fill in the survey until late November": If you could download the pledge calculator, work out what you would like and then a) increase/decrease you pledge and b)... (Read More)

Production Schedule, Risks and Backer Survey

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
"Hey Darren what's going to happen after the campaign ends?" Production Schedule The current schedule I’m aiming for is; Questionnaire issued 1st to 3rd of November. Completion of these is required ASAP.  Orders for T-Shirts and Art Cards placed... (Read More)

The Last 24 Hours! - Treasure - Marketing

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The Last Day Is Here! After 60 days and two iterations Encounter Dice is now and actual thing. I’m so happy I’m sure I am unbearable to be around! You guys are the ones who made this possible and I am incredibly grateful. Treasure Dice We’re... (Read More)

Updated Pledge Calculator - Pledge Questions

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning folks, Due to conflicts with some OSs and software I've stripped out the protection on the spreadsheet. The open version can be found at the link below http://encounterdice.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/ed_calc_open.xls "That's great... (Read More)

3 Days to Go! – Pledge Calculator - Multiple NPC Packs – Backer Survey

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Afternoon folks, All is not well in the house of Barber. If you have kids who bring home illnesses from school/nursery then you know what I mean. Regardless we're cracking on! 3 Days to GoWell we’re within the last 72 hours and the tally looks like... (Read More)

5 Days to Go! - Finished Art

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks, It's Friday thank goodness. 5 Days To Go!The nerves have kicked in fully now... Can I ask that we do a big push for this update? I really want you guys to get as many dice as possible and the only way to do that is to get the word out for... (Read More)

7 Days To Go! - Stretch Goal: Treasure

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks, 7 Days To Go! That's right we're in our final week. In an effort to draw more people in I have updated the project to show all of the stretch goals at the very top. Hopefully it will turn some visitors into backers. Stretch Goal:... (Read More)

8 Days To Go! - Gender Art - Treasure Art

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Evening folks, A little over a week to go, I'm exultant and nervous in equal measure. Your support has gotten this project further around the world than I could have hoped. I'll list the countries at the end of the campaign but... wow... Gender... (Read More)

9 Days To Go! - New Artist - T-shirts - PDFs

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Evening folks, New ArtistI'm delighted to announce that Canadian Artist Mel Tranchemontagne has joined the ED team. Recommended by a mutual friend Mel is an accomplished fantasy artist who has taken the challenge of 16mm square art in her stride. Mel... (Read More)

10 Days To Go! - Production Booked - Art Coming

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Folks, What a crazy week! 10 Days To Go!I know I say this in every update but Wohoo! We've made it back into the 3800s and have been dancing around it for the past several days. The backer turnover has been a surprise but we've come out slightly... (Read More)

The US Shutdown Hits Encounter Dice!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Morning folks, One of our little family emailed me to let me know that they would not be able to fund the project at the larger level they had initially chosen. They are federal employees had been banking on, well, having a job. This has... (Read More)

Social Position Unlocked - Treasure is Next!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Well good morning! I always loved Saturdays but now they are simply resplendent. We hit the threshold for the second stretch goal this morning thanks to a flurry of backers in the last two days, so thanks to you all! What pushed us over the edge was... (Read More)

200% Funded – Warrior Down - The Wall

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Evening good people, 200% Funded Well… 204% to be exact. I can’t get over the support the project has received. I’m incredibly grateful though I want to be able to give you more free dice! Warrior Down Another Your-Face-Here reward goes!... (Read More)

Social Position - Production - Retailers

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning all, Social Position Stretch Goal Looms As of writing we’re a little over £200 from the next stretch goal. I’m confident that we can hit it within the next two or three days. I will be adding a new reward when this goes live. It... (Read More)

Pledge Total - Artwork - Production - Accessories?

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Quickly, while my daughter Molly is having a nap! Pledge total: We're a quarter of a way through the campaign and we're just under £3,300. The 200% mark is £3,600 and the second stretch goal becomes available at £3,800. I looks like we might hit... (Read More)

And The First Stretch Goal Falls!

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Holy Crap what a night! Gender Dice Unlocked7days, 2 hours and 56mins into the project we have broken through the first stretch goal. Everyone at NPC Pack Plus or higher now gets the Gender Dice too! Congratulations to us all! Next Stretch Goal:... (Read More)

Totally Lacquered! - Additional Stretch Goals

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi folks, Resistance is …. Tough! I can now confirm that all of the Encounter Dice will have a protective lacquer coating as standard. This will protect both the art and dice itself from regular frenzied use. There is no additional cost to backers... (Read More)

The 6th Day, Stretch Goals & The Bard

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Morning Folks, It's day 6 of the project and we're at 141% of the funding requirement. I am still shocked at the difference rebooting the project has made. My gratitude to you all continues... If I could ask a small favour? Could you share this... (Read More)

Other Projects: Colour Wars: Dark Threat

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks, Since I've funded (I want more though!) I'm going to post a few updates about projects I think you should have a look at. First up is Color Warz: Dark Threat by Devil Pig Games/Fluo Games Around 3 years ago I became involved with Fluo... (Read More)

The first stretch goal and a little social media

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We are 38% toward the Gender Die!The pledges keep on coming. A whopping 225 today alone. You guys and gals are fantastic. We're on track for our first stretch goal, the gender die.  I commissioned the art from Carlos this morning so It should not be... (Read More)

... And We're Funded!

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Simply amazing. Firstly , lets not kid anyone, I have to say a huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone involved in this project. Carlos, Cindy, Neil and Stu have been fantastic to work with and the backers are the type of people who deserve... (Read More)

My mistake... 90% funded...

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
...  *shocked* ...  (Read More)

54% In Two Days!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Well folks, I’m blown away by both the pledges and the comments I’ve received. Thank you all so much for the support and advice. It took us 10 days to get to £1000 in the first version of the campaign and we’ve practically accomplished it in 2... (Read More)

35% Funded In 8 Hours!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Folks, I’ve got two points to make. The first is holy crap! The second is just how grateful I am to those backers who transitioned from ED-1.0 to ED-2.0. I’m very cognisant of the trust that is placed in me as the creator. In the first... (Read More)

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