Dice need to be balanced i.e. have perfectly even weight, surfaces and corners to ensure that all rolls are random. Kyle Sorensen’s metal dice are made one at a time, using CNC mills that are precise to within 0.001″.
Just because you have to wear a suit and tie, that doesn’t mean you can’t show your love for gaming and add some geekiness to your attire. These High Roller ties from Etsy seller Binary Winter Press look really sharp and fun.
The six-sided die is one of the most recognizable symbols of gaming and gambling. But as Dr. Matt Fleming states, cubes don’t roll well. You know what does? A dodecahedron. So Matt put the numbers one through six twice on a 12-sided die.
Add a bit of Christmas pun to your tabletop gaming sessions with this neat D12 made by dice maker Eric C. Harshberger. It’s the items enumerated in The Twelve Days of Christmas in dice form, based on the artwork of Xavier Romero-Frias.
So, standard dice aren’t doing it for you. There are a ton of special dice sets that you can buy to spice things up a bit. Although I think these are the first I’ve ever seen with thorns sticking out of them.
Dragons are awesome. And there are no better creatures to protect your dice between use. Dragons instinctively guard dice as if they were 20-sided eggs. It’s just the way they are. DeviantArtist DragonsAndBeasties knows this and so has created the cutest way to keep your dice organized.
A company called Inkwell Ideas has come up with dice that can help budding dungeon masters or spice up the adventures of long-time parties. Aside from being numbered, each face on a DungeonMorphs die contains a piece of a map.
Last year we featured SparkFun’s guide for making an electronic dice gauntlet. The instructions are still available online, but if you have more money than electronics know-how, check out this very similar product from ThinkGeek, which was probably inspired by SparkFun’s DIY project.
What do an avid tabletop gamer, a gambler and a happy-go-lucky person have in common? They all have a love-hate relationship with probability. And that means there’s an 82.41% chance that they’ll love these Dice Rings.
Gamers collect all kinds of dice and usually hang on to their old dice forever, but I’m pretty sure none of you geeks have a D20 this old. This carved serpentine die was recently acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
This is deviantART user dragonlorefury’s engagement ring. As you may have guessed, she’s an avid role-playing gamer. What you might have not guessed is that the ring was made by her father, who is a jeweler.