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Dice Ideas Dice Portraits

Dice Ideas Dice Portraits

Ben Hoblyn and Ross Montgomery of Dice Ideas make art using D6 dice as their medium. They use the six pip configurations to create shades of light and dark, resulting in monochrome images which reveal themselves the further back you stand from them. Their biggest piece so far is a tiger made from 30,000 dice.

Cup Noodles Yahtzee

Cup Noodles Yahtzee
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This special edition Yahtzee set features a dice cup inspired by Nissin’s iconic Cup Noodles instant ramen, along with dice decorated with icons of chicken, beef, shrimp, lime, corn, and carrots. We don’t recommend pouring boiling hot water into this cup though.

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Nexus Aluminum Dice

Nexus Aluminum Dice

These unique D6 dice feature a techno-style digital font and dots engraved into their sides. Each one is precision CNC milled from 6061 aluminum and is designed for smooth rolling and readability. Choose from eight anodized colors, and save when buying multiples.

Smonex Wooden D&D Dice Tower

Smonex Wooden D&D Dice Tower
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Fans of D&D and other role-playing games, upgrade your dice rolls with this handmade dice tower from Smonex. The cylindrical tower is made from laser-cut wood and acrylic, and has a spiral interior with multiple pathways, ensuring truly random rolls. Its circular landing tray includes three interchangeable designs.

Dragon Eye Dice

Dragon Eye Dice

Spidermind Games developed an innovative production process to create some of the coolest-looking dice we’ve ever seen. Each one features a colorful marbled dragon’s eye agate stone encased a crystal-clear resin shell. Each set of nine dice includes a colored dragon egg for storage, along with a felt dice bag.

Metal Polyhedral Dice Set

Metal Polyhedral Dice Set
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These precision-made metal dice from Gravity Dice will upgrade any RPG gamer’s kit. Each of the seven dice is machined from 6061 aluminum, and has chamfered edge to increase randomization of rolls. They’re also available with a matching metal dice chamber.

Making a Giant 6-Sided Die

Making a Giant 6-Sided Die

You can buy oversize wooden dice on Amazon and Etsy, but none of them look nearly as rich or substantial as this handmade version by Gao Wood Lab. Watch as they transform a block of African blackwood and brass into a beautifully-inlayed jumbo die. Now, will you please make us a giant D20?

Damascus Steel Dice

Damascus Steel Dice
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King Cobra Blades Art handmakes these unique damascus steel 6-sided dice. Each one features a distinctive pattern made by forging and folding layers of metal together numerous times. They come in 16mm, 20mm, and 1″ sizes. They also make some beautiful damascus knives and rings.

Dichroic Prism Glass Dice Set

Dichroic Prism Glass Dice Set
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URWizards creates unique dice for role-playing games. You’ll discover new colors every time you roll these gorgeous pieces made from prismatic glass. They’re sold in a set of seven dice, with various D20 designs to choose from, including moon, triforce, unicorn, and dagger. They also sell a frosted version.

Making Round Dice Spinners

Making Round Dice Spinners

Standard 6-sided dice are cube-shaped. But it’s also possible to make cylindrical dice – the trick is that they spin instead of roll. Metalsmith W&M Levsha demonstrates their craft by fabricating a pair of smooth-rolling metal dice spinners, each laser-engraved with six numbers. Tiny magnets ensure they stop in the right spots.

Glowing Metal RPG Dice

Glowing Metal RPG Dice

This weighty metal dice set features a glow-in-the-dark inlay that adds a new dimension to your tabletop RPG sessions. They come in glowing blue and a green variants, and each set includes D4, D6, D8, 2xD10 (0-9 and 00-90),D12, and D20 dice. Made from zinc alloy.

AKO DICE III: Dragon Stone

AKO DICE III: Dragon Stone

These unique metal dice from AKO have a modern look while incorporating a texture inspired by a dragon’s scales. Instead of round dice pips, numbers are represented with lines that mimic a dragon’s claw marks. They’re machined from aluminum and come in five colors. A 10-dice set includes a case/dice tower combo.

Dice Tower Stacking Skills

Dice Tower Stacking Skills

We’re not too sure about the physics at work here, but somehow this guy manages to perfectly stack a tall column of dice by wiggling a tube back and forth across a smooth tabletop. Of course, it’s possible the whole video might have just been played in reverse.

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Ice Dice

Ice Dice

Level up your drinks on game night with ice cubes that look like RPG game dice. Created by Spidermind Games, this 2-part silicone ice mold creates perfect ice dice in 7 shapes: 1d4, 1d6, 1d8, 1d10, 1d%, 1d12, and of course the mighty 1d20.

Stainless Steel Dice Tool

Stainless Steel Dice Tool
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TheGearFly’s keychain tool resembles a dice cube, but you won’t be using it to play board games. Instead, it works as hex wrenches and 1/4″ magnetic driver, allowing you to use a wide variety of standard bits. Its sixth side has a slot that’s perfect for holding a U.S. dime, transforming it into an impromptu flat-blade driver.

Big Wormhole Dice Tower

Big Wormhole Dice Tower
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Board game players looking for a fun way to randomize their dice rolls should check out this very cool and unique dice tower from RUBrand. The tower features undulating layers of laser-cut, high-density wood fiberboard with cutouts that tumble dice as they cascade from the top to the coliseum below. Assembly required.

TI Maze Titanium Dice

TI Maze Titanium Dice
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Inspirs Designs‘ pricey, but awesome metal dice are made from GR5 titanium. Each numbered face is highlighted by geometric patterns which connect the pips. Choose from a sandblasted or stonewashed finish.

Rainbow Metal Dice Set

Rainbow Metal Dice Set
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Upgrade your D&D game with Rainbow Shop CN’s beautiful shimmery electroplated metal dice. Made from zinc alloy, they have a nice heft to them, and you’ll get a full set including D20, D12, D10, D10(percentile), D8, D6, and D4 for all your gaming needs.

Boiling Poison Dice

Boiling Poison Dice

Tabletop game players, it’s time to upgrade your dice set. Designed by Andy Kurovets, these highly-tactile D6 dice feature bubbly textures that make them look like something boiling in the primordial ooze. They were 3D-modeled for balance, and come in three unique shapes, in deep blue, blood red, or earth brown.

Tai-Hao Dice Keycaps

Tai-Hao Dice Keycaps
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Roll your dice and move your mice every time you sit down to your computer keyboard. These playful Cherry MX-compatible keycaps are great for number or function keys. They’re sold in six different transluscent colors, so you can match or complement the design of your current keyboard.

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Flying Horseduck d60 Dice

Flying Horseduck d60 Dice

These beautiful, precise, and substantial RPG dice can pick a random number between 1 and 60. Each 37mm piece is carved from solid aluminum using a 5-axis CNC mill. Also available as a spindown version with all the numbers in sequential order. Each die includes a case.

Folding Dice Tower

Folding Dice Tower
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RPG and strategy fans looking for a fun addition to their table games should check out this clever 3D-printed dice roller. Just drop your dice into the top of this castle and they’ll roll out randomly onto the folding trays on the sides. Buy it on Etsy, or print your own on Thingiverse.

TTi-150 Titanium Dice

TTi-150 Titanium Dice
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Eyepetizer’s distinctive metal dice are made of grade 5 titanium, and feature precision-machined pips which ensure accurate and fair rolls every time. Each one is CNC milled, with no casting or welding. Also available with a traditional pip layout.

D20!

D20!
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Pacific Puzzle Works presents an incredibly cool and unusual take on the classic 20-sided role-playing die. This 2″ diameter icosahedron-in-a-icosahedron is milled from a solid hunk of 6061-T6 aluminum using a Matsuura MX-330 5-axis milling machine.

How to Make an Automatic Dice Roller

How to Make an Automatic Dice Roller

Adafruit shows us how to make an electronic and portable dice roller. It uses a small motor to spin a small platform, which in turn rolls the dice. As others have pointed out, it would be better if you make the platform uneven to shake the dice even more. Full guide here.

CoDi Metal Dice

CoDi Metal Dice

An elegant upgrade to any D6 dice game, these machined dice have curved corners, and can be laser-etched with classic pips, tally lines, symbols, or hash marks. Combine multiple symbols or metals to expand gameplay options. Available in stainless or brass.

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