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Mystery Dice, The Kickstarter

A project in Surprise, IN by John Wrot!

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A beautiful new box of Mystery Dice arrives at your door... but what's in it!? FINAL 48 HOURS!
Backers: 4251
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $337,108 of $25,000
Dates: Jun 28th -> Jul 20th (23 days)
Project By: John Wrot!
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Latest News

Final Hours! - Puzzle - "I have a policy."

July 20th - via:
Only Two Hours Left!  How much fun! We're not at the final Weirder Stuff yet, but we're close enough it's a reality we could get to, and I want your friends to be the ones to show up and unlock it, so please... Share these on Social Media and let's... (Read More)

Final 24 Hours! 6th Weird Stuff Unlocked!

July 19th - via:
WHOA!!! LOOK AT THIS! WOOHOO!  That's crazy exciting stuff! : ) Our FINAL Weirder Stuff will unlock at $333,000!   It's our largest gap to a Weirder Stuff, but the mold/tooling/testing costs for the next item I have planned are rather... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Quick Pick: Mystery Dice!

July 19th - via:
The Mystery Dice campaign lets you buy as many 7-dice or 11-dice sets as you want at a discounted price, but they’re blind bags so you don’t know what they are until you open them. There’s also what Wrot calls “Weirder Stuff” (there won’t be repeats of the “Weird Stuff” from the first time around), so if you’re in for things that are “technically dice” and break the mold in strange ways, this will be a treat. (Read More)

FINAL 48 HOURS + Weirder Stuff #5 Unlocked!

July 18th - via:
Team Mystery, the Final 48 Hours is upon us! In my experience, Mystery Dice draws a lot of new backers to Kickstarter for the first time, so if that's you, let me splain:  The final 48 hours of a Kickstarter tend to get a lot of attention and have... (Read More)

A New Unlock, and you need to name it!

July 18th - via:
Happy Monday!   We're coming up on the Final 48 Hours, where I should have some big news, but first let's talk about the weekend!  How exciting!!! Saturday! Given the overwhelming levels of interest shown in the d2s in the survey we've been... (Read More)

1,000% Funded! WS #4 Unlocked! ...and an apology...?

July 16th - via:
1,000%.  It's like a dream!  Seriously... is 1,000% even a number?  It sounds silly to say.  Congrats achieving so many unlocks, gathering so many friends, that you've reached a downright silly number to say "1,000%".  I love it. So here's the... (Read More)

Weirder Stuff News + Big WS Questions ?

July 15th - via:
HOWDY!  Hah!  Hi!  I'm so excited!!  Ok so yesterday I spent all day... like 14 hours... working on the budget for our current status.  This is all based off the "Speed Production Survey" that I hope you've taken (though I know 55.6% of you... (Read More)

YOU DID IT! We're FULLY STRETCHED! (Please read & share!)

July 13th - via:
Look!  Look!  Look at what you did! : ) That's AWESOME! ...and pretty.   FREE DICE! So that means I'm adding two additional dice sets to the "gets free dice" category of life!  That's great news.  We're up to 7 of the 50 already!   So I can... (Read More)

Unlock Challenge: 4/5ths of the way there! Last day to rock it!

July 12th - via:
Quick update for you here to remind you that yesterday we started an "Upgrade Challenge" and to let you know that we're already 4/5ths of the way to "Fully Stretched!" since it started!   That's only 1/5th left to go! We're at $220,000.  When we... (Read More)

Goals Set! The Upgrade Challenge Begins! (Rewards to be had!)

July 11th - via:
Happy Monday everyone!   I love Mondays.  We call them "Gypsy Danger Mornings" then "Super Daddy Work Days" in our house.  We hit the family gym in the basement (weight bench for me, exercise bike for Anne, mini weights for Little John, a kiddie... (Read More)

An Unlock A Day...! : D - Major Update and Urgent Question.

July 9th - via:
WHOA!  Are you seeing this?  We're at $200,000 already!  That's 8x Funding!   Folks!  This is amazing!  Thank you for sharing this campaign over and over with your friends and family members. Ok ok, it's Saturday, and I have a lot to cover... (Read More)


July 7th - via:
HI!  Good morning! So, we're kinda crushing it here, with 42 sets unlocked.  I checked the status of 1.0's Kickstarter in this relative date in its history and discovered it only had 22 sets unlocked 1 week in.  Um.. WHAT!?  HOW ARE YOU SO... (Read More)

Upgrade Challenge Results!

July 6th - via:
Well THAT went well! I took the entire day off, to celebrate my beautiful Wife and to leave you guys to your own devices.  "I wonder what it'll look like when I get back."  I didn't even (in a VERY rare turn of events) check before bed, as Anne... (Read More)

Upgrade Challenge Update! + Happy Birthday, Anne! = Must Read!

July 5th - via:
Hi!  Super excited today.  It's a big day!! So in the last Update, I just sent yesterday, I issued what could be called a bit of an "Upgrade Challenge".  I said "I promise you this: if only 1,000 current backers, just half of you, upgrade your... (Read More)

How to Upgrade Your Pledge, A Visual Tutorial.

July 4th - via:
Hi!  What a wonderful day, is it not!?  Sun is shining, plants are growing, children are playing in sprinklers.  It's a good good day! Today I want to share with you a dedicated "How to Upgrade your Pledge" Update so there's a place you can... (Read More)

READ ME! So many unlocks, such big news!

July 4th - via:
What an exciting weekend! And by all means, Happy Independence Day!   What an amazing weekend we've had, full of unlocks and even a new d2! Take a look! First, our total unlocked sets jumped quite a bit!   And while our Number of Currently... (Read More)

5x Funded, Stats Update, & Guest Designer Spotlight

July 1st - via:
I'm so excited to be with you today.  I wanted to post yesterday, but everything was moving so quickly that I couldn't stay caught up!  Can you believe we're beyond 5x funded in the first 48 hours, and have unlocked even more sets since then!?... (Read More)

SUCH. BIG. NEWS! So many Unlocks + Weirder Stuff #2!

June 29th - via:
So if you've read my first two updates, I made pretty clear that hitting $75,000 in the first day was an blind-siding overwhelming success.  What I didn't see coming is that would over-fund a fourth time before midnight!  400% in day one?  With... (Read More)

3x Funding in LESS than ONE DAY! & Recap thus far!

June 28th - via:
So... when I started this, I thought "Gosh, I really hope people come back.  I hope they believe I can make new and better designs.  I hope they like what they got last time.  I hope new people find us, and believe in the idea!  I hope... I... (Read More)

Welcome Day One backers! Let's chat!

June 28th - via:
Welcome, Backers to Day One of Mystery Dice! What an amazing adventure it's been already, but I still want to post my first "Welcome to Kickstarter" type Update, as I entered this campaign with very little assumptions.  Only one actually: That we... (Read More)

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