AUGUST 2013 HIGHLIGHTS



Here are the highlights of the dice added in AUGUST 2013

EVENTS OF PARTICULAR NOTE

GEN CON 2013 has come and gone ... and was quite bountyful
    <CLICK HERE> to see the haul


August 2013 was the 2nd most successful for additions to the collection with a gain of 1039

With so many dice die #44000 passed in a flash and #45000 is less than a month away (98 dice)

DICE OF PARTICULAR NOTE

Many thanks for these contributions this month

First and foremost to Laura ... for making Gen Con tolerable

Next to Joe and Cheryl ... for making this almost a record setting month

To Taka ... for being my eyes and ears in Japan


To my Dave and Stephen my buddies over at
the Spiel
who tolerate my rambing on about dice each year
Dice : MINT35 THE SPIEL GEN CON 2013

Dice : MINT35 CANBERRA GAMING SOCIETY CANCONTo Christine Freels
for these CanCon dice

To Matt Whitehouse of
ON THE LAMB GAMES

Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SPECKLED ON THE LAMB BRUSHFIRE

Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID Q WORKSHOP FOR STARWIND DESIGN STINK To Bob Cahill
of Starwind Designs


To Dan Hinkle of
battle bunker games
Dice : MINT35 BATTLE BUNKER GAMES SEAS OF IRON GEN CON 2013

Dice : MINT35 CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR KINGDOM DICE SCA HERALD Dice : MINT36 KIM WAJER SCOTT HANDMADE To Kim Wajer-Scott

To Jennifer Asperheim
Dice : MINT35 JENNIFER ASPERHEIM CUSTOM GEN CON 2013

Dice : D20 CLEAR ROUNDED SOLID KOPLOW JUMBO 02 Dice : D12 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID WHITE KOPLOW ROCK PAPER SCISSORS 02 To Jim Koplow of
KOPLOW

d20 Radio
Dice : MINT35 D20 RADIO

Dice : MINT35 ESCAPE POD GAMES GUNSHIP FIRST STRIKE To Steve Wood of
Escape Pod Games


FAT DRAGON GAMES
Dice : MINT36 FAT DRAGON GAMES

Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE NUTHEAD ZAPMASTER LORDDice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE LORD OF THE DEEP To Tristan Convert
for these 'prototype' DICE AGE dice

To Jena at
 GAMESTATION.NET
for coming up with this color combo
Dice : MINT36 GAMESCIENCE 01

Dice : MINT35 RATHER DASHING GAMES DWARVEN MINERMichael Richie of
Rather Dashing Games

To Rick Loomis of
FLYING BUFFALO
For this S.C.A.R.A.B. con die

This is close to my heart as SC is where I grew up
and learned to game in the mid '70s
Dice : MINT35 SOUTH CAROLINA AREA ROLEPLAYERS AND BOARDGAMERS SCARAB CON





aeg Released the Legend of the Five Rings dice via Q-WORKSHOP
Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE CRAB CLAN Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE CRANE CLAN Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE DRAGON CLAN Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE IMPERIAL FAMILIES Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE LION CLAN
Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE MANTIS CLAN Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE PHOENIX CLAN Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE SCORPION CLAN Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE SPIDER CLAN Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ALDERAC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP AEG LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS THE UNICORN CLAN

New
Q-WORKSHOP
added this month
Dice : MINT36 Q WORKSHOP ELVEN II Dice : MINT36 Q WORKSHOP PATHFINDER SHATTERED STAR Dice : MINT36 Q WORKSHOP PATHFINDER SKULL AND SHACKLES Dice : MINT36 Q WORKSHOP TRIBAL 01 Dice : MINT36 Q WORKSHOP TRIBAL 02 Dice : MINT36 Q WORKSHOP TRIBAL 04
Dice : MINT36 MONTE COOK GAMES NUMENERA BY Q WORKSHOP

PHILOLABS
provided these dice this month
Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D4 01 Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D4 02 Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D4 03 Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D8
Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D6 01 Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D6 02 Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D6 03 Dice : MINT36 PHILOLABS D6 04

ERIC HARSHBARGER
New dice from Eric Harshbarger

Dice : D4 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID ERIC HARSHBARGER DNA NUCLEOTIDE DIE Dice : MINT35 ERIC HARSHBARGER PERIODIC TABLE DICE Dice : MINT35 ERIC HARSHBARGER ROCK PAPER SCISSORS Dice : MINT36 ERIC HARSHBARGER NYC CUISINE Dice : MINT36 ERIC HARSHBARGER PETS DICE

TRISTAN CONVERTS GAMES
delivered the BLUE TIDE expansion to
dice age
this month
Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE BESIEGER Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE BEX Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE ESC Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE FALLOUT Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE LORD OF THE DEEP
Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE MUON Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE NUTHEAD ZAPMASTER LORD Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE RASTONS HAMMERHEAD Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE ROB Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE SHOCKER
Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE SUNK Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE THE BOOK OF SPELLS Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE THE CALL Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE THE CEREUS Dice : MINT35 TRISTAN CONVERT GAMES DICE AGE UIT

Just to show how infuential
kickstarter
Is ...
here are dice based on KS that were added this month
Dice : MINT35 UNCOMMON BEAT URBAN PUNK Dice : MINT35 APE GAMES ROLLING FREIGHT Dice : MINT35 CHEAPASS GAMES UNEXPLODED COW Dice : MINT35 BATTLE BUNKER GAMES SEAS OF IRON GEN CON 2013  Dice : MINT35 ESCAPE POD GAMES GUNSHIP FIRST STRIKE Dice : MINT35 HARSH REALITIES GAMES SIXCESS
Dice : MINT35 IMPACT MINIATURES CHIBI Dice : MINT35 IMPACT MINIATURES WEEKDAY D7 Dice : MINT35 RATHER DASHING GAMES DWARVEN MINER Dice : MINT35 QUEEN GAMES ESCAPE THE CURSE OF THE TEMPLE Dice : MINT35 TASTY MINSTREL GAMES DUNGEON ROLL Dice : MINT35 UNIFORGE FRANKENDIE
Dice : MINT35 MAGPIE GAMES OUR LAST BEST HOPE Dice : MINT36 FAR FUTURE ENTERPRISES TRAVELLER5 DICE



Getting closer to completing the collection of
TEVELE (SPORTZ DICE)
dice
Dice : MINT35 TEVELE SPORTZ DICE SOCCER
Dice : MINT35 ST GEORGE SERIES PUT AND TAKE SPINNER A rather interesting spinner from
ST GEORGE SERIES
Here is an odd die (or pair of dice)
from a company called Tuskeloid
Dice : MINT36 TUSKELOID


Dice : MINT36 UNKNOWN HUGE GREEN FRACTURED
Dice : MINT36 UNKNOWN HUGE GREEN
Here is a really pretty die that
a) Seems to be bakelite






b) seems to be a cracked version of the one below


I actually found the time to attend the D&D Next demo
as such ... I got my own set of the commemorative dice
Dice : MINT36 WIZARDS OF THE COAST GEN CON 2013 D&D NEXT


Dice : MINT36 IVU CO UKNOWN Can anyone identify this pair of dice?
(I have duplicates)


Frigidaire (refrigerator?) dice
Dice : MINT36 FRIGIDAIRE FRANCE


Dice : MINT36 FAR FUTURE ENTERPRISES TRAVELLER5 DICE Did you know that Traveller is now on its 5th edition?

These are the dice to commemorate the event


Dice from BMW that demonstrate the 2 main
components of their vehicles ... Steel .. and Magnesium
Dice : MINT36 BMW


Dice : D8 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID UNKNOWN BASEBALL If you can identify the game for which these dice belong

I will duly compensate you



THEME Changes (Updated/Added) this month

  BRANDS

AEG
ARMORY
BATTLE BUNKER GAMES
BLUE ORANGE GAMES
CHESSEX
CRYSTAL CASTE
DICE.COM
EAI EDUCATION
ERIC HARSHBARGER
FLYING BUFFALO
FORREST PRUZAN CREATIVE
GAMESCIENCE
GAMESTATION
GOLIATH
HASBRO
HAYWIRE GROUP
IMAGINATION GAMES
IMPACT MINIATURES
JSPASSNTHRU
KINGDOM DICE
KOPLOW
ORIENTAL TRADING
PHILOLABS
PLAID HAT GAMES
POKEMON COMPANY INTERNATIONAL
Q WORKSHOP
ELVEN
OTHER
PATHFINDER
TRIBAL

ST GEORGE SERIES
TASTY MINSTREL GAMES
TDC GAMES
TEVELE
TF1 GAMES
TOMY
TRISTAN CONVERTS GAMES
UNIVERSITY GAMES
WINNING MOVES
WIZARDS OF THE COAST

effects dice

FINGER JOINT

GAMES

BOGGLE
CATAN
CROWN AND ANCHOR
POKEMON
PUT AND TAKE
ROCK PAPER SCISSORS
TRAVELLER
WARHAMMER
YAHTZEE

general themes

ADULT
AIRCRAFT
ALCOHOL
ALIEN
ANIMAL
BOOK
CLOWNS AND JESTERS
COMEDY AND TRAGEDY
COMICS
CROWN
DECISION
DICE ON DICE
DNA
FACIAL EXPRESSION
FACTION
FOOD
GAME BUILDER
GAMING INDUSTRY ADVERTISMENT
GEOGRAPHY
HEARTS
LAND VEHICLE
LETTER
LIGHTNING
MOVIE AND TELEVISION
GAME OF THRONES
POKEMON
WINNIE THE POOH
MUSIC
PERIODIC TABLE
PLANT
RADIATION
RAILROAD
RELIGIOUS
SKULL
SPORTS
STARS
SUPER HERO
TELEPHONE
TIME
TO SERVE AND PROTECT
UNDEAD
ZOMBIE
WEAPONS

MATERIALS

CLOTH
FOAM
METAL
WOOD

SHAPES

SPHERICAL
SPINNERS
STICK

INFORMATION ABOUT DICE CHANGES

HISTORY OF THE COLLECTION
MILESTONES IN THE COLLECTION
STATISTICS ABOUT THE COLLECTION

44902 (+1039)