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Old 12-07-2009, 12:41 PM   #1
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Dice & Accessories

I need more dice. I only have one set. It's time to collect a few more, but I'm rather picky.

I really want metal dice for some reason, or even bone, but they only seem to come in smaller than standard sizes - except for the single large metal d20s that you can buy by themselves.

Anyone happen to know a good place to shop for some "novelty" dice sets?
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Old 12-07-2009, 12:52 PM   #2
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Old 12-07-2009, 01:00 PM   #3
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Old 12-07-2009, 01:04 PM   #4
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Gamescience dice. The best dice you'll ever roll.



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Old 12-07-2009, 01:04 PM   #5
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Good place but man expensive. Jesus.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:02 PM   #6
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...Well, now I want to buy some Game Science dice.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:07 PM   #7
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...Well, now I want to buy some Game Science dice.
Jesus...me too. If only for the 'leaves the dice like the belly of a pregnant woman' line.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:18 PM   #8
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...Well, now I want to buy some Game Science dice.
So do I and I'm not even gaming.

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Old 12-07-2009, 07:24 PM   #9
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Good place but man expensive. Jesus.
Hey, cheaper than ThinkGeek.

Geez, I could spend $100 or better on dice. I'll probably end up getting at least one metal set and one GameScience set. Good links.
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Old 12-07-2009, 07:36 PM   #10
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Gamescience dice. The best dice you'll ever roll.
The man in these videos is:

1 - Really, REALLY into his dice, almost unnaturally so
2 - Quite possibly insane
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Old 12-07-2009, 07:50 PM   #11
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Hey, cheaper than ThinkGeek.

Geez, I could spend $100 or better on dice. I'll probably end up getting at least one metal set and one GameScience set. Good links.
Watch out. Alot of the metal dice are not metal at all but just painted. If that matters to you.
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Old 12-07-2009, 07:55 PM   #12
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I want some Gamescience dice so bad. I keep meaning to order some but I never get around to it. I think last I checked Noble Knight had a decent selection of them, and I think Chessex was selling them for a while.
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Old 12-08-2009, 02:37 AM   #13
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I'm also really wanting some Game Science dice now...

In fact, I was thinking about it earlier and after seeing those videos, I sort-of feel like I'm being cheated when I'm rolling the dice I have.

Must purchase...asap.
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Old 12-08-2009, 03:12 AM   #15
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Damn, yeah, I could go with some gamescience dice now. And really, they're not *that* much more expensive, unless you really need a ton of one type or another. $20, maybe, to get a set plus some extra dice for systems that need them (d10s, d6s, etc).
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Because it's salient, here's an informal study on just how inaccurate some dice can really get: http://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Th...alysis_of_Dice
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:07 AM   #17
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Umm why did you stop? Well, other then the obvious.
I have enough dice. Thats all.
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Old 12-08-2009, 11:50 AM   #18
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I bought some of the Game Science dice a while back. They were sort of hit-and-miss, some of the sets felt more "precise" than others, like they used different quality plastic.

Still, I like the feel of the dice, more because they remind me of the old-school dice that game with D&D in ye olde days.
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Apparently, the newer Chessex Gamescience stuff is made with much cheaper plastic than the original GS dice. As one RPGsite poster put it, the old dice you could put in a wrist rocket and fire at a concrete wall, and they'd survive. The Chessex one wouldn't.

And the reason they remind you of the old dice that came with D&D, is because the dice they used to put in D&D sets were Gamescience dice.
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Well that is the obvious! I was wondering if the was a horror story there because I'm seriously looking at some of those bulk dice packages in the link.
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