Okay due to work & family obligations, I had to postpone my listening to the spiel for a bit of time. Gut today I had a hold day worth of chores & an mp3 burning a hole in my player. So I started messing with the lawn mower catching up on the spiel. wow pandemic spiel des jahres how cool is it that a game I know is in the nominees...oh not an original thought...still way cool. Wait another second..what was that...the dice are on the way out??? how cool is that. I wonder when I will get them... So I listen further & do my chores. Then my wife comes home with the mail. I've got a manilla envelope...oh my goodness I think not daring to get excited. then it's got a spiel return adress. I know I opened my knife, but the rest is kind of a blur I remember regaining consciousness staring lovingly at 2 of the most beautiful dice I have ever seen. they are blueish? being color blind I am trusting blue) marbled with gold veins flowing throughout. There is a big 'ol meeple outlined in gold on one and "Speil on" outlined in gold on t 'other. The pips gleeming out begging for a test drive. I was so entranced I almost missed the personalized not & the fluffy cloudlike cotton they were resting on. My first test roll was 4 & a 3. don't know what it means, but these dice are definately taking fist place for Rum & Pirates to start with...and I have incentivel...3 more spiel dice & I have a liars dice set.
Whoops sorry. My handicap is showing through. according to my wife they are purple not blue. either way they are marbled and cool looking.