Dakota Irish's first kickstarter


For Immediate Release

CARLOW, IRELAND July 30th 2019 – Ireland’s first Dungeons & Dragon Kickstarter was launched today by craft and tabletop gaming shop Dakota Irish. Their new Dragon’s Breath Kickstarter campaign is inspired by the dragons featured in 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons and seeks to create new, innovate, and exclusive resin dice for tabletop gamers and D&D enthusiasts alike. D&D has quickly gained renewed popularity in recent years due to the success of shows like Stranger Things, Big Bang Theory, and most recently Critical Role.  

“The success of Critical Role’s recent Kickstarter to fund their Vox Machina animation inspired me to start our first campaign,” said Luke McIntosh, owner & craftsman at Dakota Irish.  “I think it proved that the renewed popularity of D&D and other tabletop games is not an isolated incident and proves that there is a space for consumer backed projects like ours.”

The campaign seeks to raise €25k to fund it's new dice products and also offers backers a chance to pledge for Campaign Rewards such as 3D printed accessories, handcrafted props, and artisan wooden accessories - all made by Luke in his studio in rural Carlow.  The campaign ends at 2pm IST on September 3rd, 2019.  You can find out more about this campaign and/or back it at

About Dakota Irish - 

Listed as one of Etsy’s top 50 shops in Ireland, Dakota Irish is a crafts shop focused on providing interest, beautiful, and unique products to discerning tabletop gamers and enthusiasts.  Known for their fantastic dice and gorgeous handcrafted dice trays, Dakota Irish has become well known and highly regarded in their market.

“I started Dakota Irish as a means of sharing my passion and love of tabletop gaming with this amazing community,” Luke said.  “We try to express that by offering high quality, unique products that you actually want to use at your table, but also by attempting to challenge how companies engage with their customers and do things differently. We feel Kickstarter is absolutely the right choice for engaging with our supporters and patrons in a way that means you became a part of our story, instead of apart from it.”

For more information, please contact Luke McIntosh at +353 85 784 5119, email him at, or visit their website at  You can also connect with Dakota Irish on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter @dakotairishIE