These dice look as if they each contain a human tooth. Now, original dice were made from the talus of hoofed animals giving us the phrase “knucklebones”, but I suspect we’re not allowed to use human teeth in dice these days.
I sense that No. 14 Secret Chamber would like to have used actual teeth, that’s where the inspiration comes from, but these are fake. With the help of a dentist, Dr Thomas, these teeth are made from commonly used photo-curing materials. The Kickstarter wants HK$16,000 to fund, and after only a day or so of running, it’s about halfway there. You can check out the progress on Kickstarter.
I have to say that the teeth look pretty real, helped by the obscuration of the transparent dice material.
The numbers on the dice are easy to read too, etched in gold.
It costs HK$54, which is about £5 to get one dice and it’ll come in a blank flannelette bag.
If you’re very quick and find £35, you can snap up one of the last 7 piece sets of gaming dice. These don’t come in a bag but a special black paper box for extra spooky presentation. If you miss out on that, then it’s £38 or so or HK$378.
An 11 dice set is also on offer with 1d4, 2d6 ,2d8, 2d10, 2d12 and 2d20.
You won’t have long to wait for these human teeth dice either, as they’re due in January 2021 – although I imagine they’ll be shipping from Hong Kong.
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