Forgoing the tabletop’s industry’s usual crowdfunding platform of Kickstarter, Steve Jackson Games have a short campaign for weather dice on IndieGoGo.
There are only 5 days left, at the time of writing, to back this campaign but you back it knowing that the target has been met. Actually, the campaign for these random weather events is currently at 468% of target.
For $10 you get a set of six weather dice. Shipping is restricted to the United States of America only.
The dice are colour coded, and each colour indicates a general climate. The icons on the d6 are then tailored according to the weather so dark blue dice, for example, have more chance of raining than red dice.
Here’s the chart.
- Black (“Chicago”) – mostly sunny or windy or both.
- Dark blue (“Tierra del Fuego”) – cold, no sun.
- Gray (“Seattle”) – usually cloudy or rainy.
- Green (“Miami”) – usually sunny.
- Orange (“Austin”) – very changeable.
- Red (“Phoenix”) – usually hot.
Steve Jackson Games suggest having something weird happen if the dice goes off the table. There’s a list of strange weather on Geek Native if you’re looking for inspiration.
A pledge of $18 gets you two sets and $40 will get you two sets of weather dice and a bunch of army men dice.
In the add-ons, for $14, you can also get this back of glittery green “gelatinous cube dice”.
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