DIXIT is a creative tool for screenwriters, novelists, short story writers, filmmakers, visual artists, stand-up comedians, actors, advertising executives, art directors, TV show runners, songwriters, poets, playwrights, game designers, role playing game masters, comics creators, or any other kind of storyteller.
BOOST YOUR STORYTELLING POWERS. Shuffle the deck, deal a few cards - ideas for characters, situations, plot points, or whole storylines will start popping into your head.
GREAT TOOL FOR WRITERS and other creative professionals. Randomly picked cards suggest surprising story possibilities that would not occur to you otherwise. Elegantly designed, clearly readable cards with inspiring illustrations. Makes for a great gift.
DESIGNED FOR STORY CREATION. 10 card categories: Character, Creature, Society, Goal, Activity, Situation, Event, Object, Location, Meta. Each card has a title, a large illustration, and a field of associative terms to inspire even more ideas.
24 PAGE BOOKLET with suggested methods for using dixit for developing story ideas, scenes, characters, and plot structure.
HIGH QUALITY. Poker size cards - 2.5” x 3.5” (63.5 x 88.9 mm). High quality card stock - 310 gsm Black Core. Linen texture prevents cards sticking together. Sturdy two-piece box - 3.9” x 5.9” x 1.8” (100 x 150 x 45 mm).
Package Dimensions: 5.91 x 3.94 x 1.85 inches
Item Weight: 1.08 pounds
Manufacturer recommended age: 12 months and up
Color: Red, White
200 fully illustrated cards display a variety of characters, situations, locations, etc. A few cards picked at random can suggest surprising story possibilities that may not otherwise occur to you. Dixit can also be used to methodically brainstorm and develop complete three-act stories from scratch. You find suggestions for working with Dixit in the 24 page booklet.
As an example, say you shuffle the Dixit deck and pick these cards: Small Town, Clown, Demon. You could have come up with the concept for that famous bestselling horror novel.
A card doesn’t have to be read literally. If for example you’re writing a crime story, the character card Artist could suggest a grifter who’s really good at what he does. The field of associations expands the meaning of each card even more.
The sturdy two-piece box - 3.9” x 5.9” x 1.8” (100 x 150 x 45 mm) - contains 200 cards in full colour. Each card is poker size - 2.5” x 3.5” (63.5 x 88.9 mm) - and printed on high quality card stock - 310 gsm Black Core. Linen texture prevents cards sticking together.