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Call of Cthulhu Metal Dice Set by Q-workshop & Chaosium


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It was a day like everyday in Q WORKSHOP office. We talked about some new dice designs, dealt with some customers requests, solved a pending shipping issue… And then our graphic designer called us all to his desk. This does not happen often, believe me - it’s usually us coming to him with some last-minute-urgent-I need to have it before 2pm stuff.

- I’ve been having bad dreams lately - he said with a shaky voice. - Some very bad dreams.

- About what? - said someone cheerfully. Oh, had we known what expected us!

- The horror... The horror. And tentacles, and many mouths full of teeth. I’m still shaking when I think about that. But it made me design this - murmured the artist. We just laughed. But then we abruptly stopped laughing when he showed us what was on the screen.

Since then, this image has been tormenting us, and we finally decided that we needed to release it to the world. We do hope that this will keep our Sanity in check, although you can never know…

Ladies and gentlemen, behold the CALL OF CTHULHU RPG METAL DICE!

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This is a set of full metal dice, made of tin and painted in black. The numbers and ornaments are engraved in dice, thus ensuring their top quality. They are practically indestructible - and they come with the lifelong guarantee in case something bad happens.

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The dice are officially approved by Chaosium, Inc. to accompany you during your Call of Cthulhu Roleplaying Game sessions. Of course you can also use them as fancy dice during any other campaign, if it includes tentacled monsters and/or Gods from the Outer Space. Or you can just put them on the shelf and let them haunt your dreams. We won’t be checking that, although the Great Cthulhu might - this is always a possibility.

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And here's an opinion on the dice from Mike Mason from Chaosium:

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The dice set contains 1xD4, 1xD6, 1xD8, 1xD10, 1xD12, 1xD20 and 1xD100 (percentile).

Here are the dimensions of the dice:

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The total weight of the set is 163.25 grams / 5.75 oz.

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We will make the dice in our own factory in Poland, EU. This gives us full control over the process and assures that there are no shipping delays.

Thanks to our long term cooperation with many US partners, we know how to pack our products well, and we've worked through basically anything that can happen with shipping.

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  Please remember that every time a Stretch Goal is "added to all pledges", it DOES NOT include Junior Investigator pledge level.

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I generally like Q-workshop's dice, but this design doesn't do much for me.  To my slowly aging eyes the borders merge into a wide series of lines connecting holes from a short viewing distance.  At that point they don't look particularly like tentacles or orifices.

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These dice are a cute idea, but the faces are far too busy with unnecessary scribbling. Besides, metal dice will ding up my wood table too much.

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