Q-workshop

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Q-workshop
Type Private
Industry Role-playing, board games,
Founded 2001
Headquarters Poznan, Poland
Key people Patryk Strzelewicz
Products dice
Website http://www.q-workshop.com
Sample dice products
Q-Workshop booth at Gen Con Indy 2008

Q-workshop is a Polish company located in Poznań that specializes in design and production of polyhedral dice and dice accessories for use in various games (role-playing games, board games and tabletop wargames). They also run an online retail store and maintain an active forum community.

Q-workshop was established in 2001 by Patryk Strzelewicz – a student from Poznań. Initially, the company sold its products via online auction services, but in 2005 a website and online store were established. Currently there are over 1200 types of dice in stock.

The Q-workshop dice are known for their distinct style and engravings, featuring various motifs such as : Elven, Dragon, Runic. In 2007 Q-workshop begun production of licensed dice sets, starting with Call of Cthulhu dice set on license from Chaosium Inc.,[1] and following up in 2008 with Munchkin dice on license from Steve Jackson Games [2] and Pathfinder dice set on license from Paizo Publishing. In 2010, Q-Workshop produced a new licensed product based on Pinnacle Entertainment Group's Deadlands role-playing game.[3]

The company offers a custom dice service allowing its clients to design and produce their own unique dice designs, which may then be added to the Q-workshop public catalog.

In the year 2007 Patryk Strzelewicz was nominated to Entrepreneur of the Year Award hosted by Ernst & Young in the "New Business Category" for his involvement with the Q-workshop,[4] and received a Keep Walking award for young business from Newsweek Polska.[5][6]

It is the only company from Eastern Europe with membership in GAMA.[citation needed] In 2008 the Official Call of Cthulhu Dice won an Origins Award [7] for "Game Accessory of the Year 2007".

Products[edit]

Dice Sets[edit]

  • Classic
  • Elven
  • Runic
  • Dragon
  • Nuke
  • Skull
  • Celtic
  • Celtic 3D
  • Dwarven
  • Steampunk
  • Forest
  • Tribal
  • Kanji

Battle Dice[edit]

  • Orcish
  • Sniper
  • German
  • United Kingdom
  • Soviet
  • USA

Licensed Dice[edit]

  • Call of Cthulhu Dice
  • Deadlands Dice
  • Pathfinder Dice
  • Legend of the Five Rings
  • Warmachine
  • Hordes
  • Arkham Horror
  • Kingsburg
  • Numenera

Special Dice[edit]

  • Vault
  • Mystic
  • Magic
  • Japanese
  • Chip
  • Yin-Yang
  • Flaming
  • Holy
  • Witcher
  • Cyber
  • Digital
  • DiTec
  • Chip
  • Forest
  • Spider
  • Pentagram
  • Tribal
  • Dragon Skeleton
  • Mechanical
  • Solar
  • Fudge

Dice Accessories[edit]

  • Dice Cups
  • Dice Bags
  • Dice Towers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (2007-08-04). "Official Call of Cthulhu Dice from Q-Workshop". Yog-sothoth.com. Retrieved 2008-04-29. [dead link]
  2. ^ Staff (2008-04-03). "Q-workshop kicks off Munchkin Dice preorder !". Gaming Report. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  3. ^ Set of Orange & Black Deadlands Dice, Q-Workshop, retrieved 2010-08-09 
  4. ^ Staff (2007-11-28). "Dariusz Miłek is named the Entrepreneur of the Year 2007". Ernst & Young. Retrieved 2008-04-29. [dead link]
  5. ^ Staff (2008-01-22). "Nagrody Keep Walking Award oraz tytuł Striding Man 2007 przyznane". Marketing przy Kawie. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 
  6. ^ KEEP WALKING AWARDS, Q-Workshop forums thread
  7. ^ Staff (2008-06-29). "34th Annual Origins Awards winners". Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design. Retrieved 2008-07-01. [dead link]

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