JULY 2008 HIGHLIGHTS



Here are the highlights of the dice added in JULY 2008

EVENTS OF PARTICULAR NOTE

Origins 2008 is now in the past ... and Gen Con Indy 2008 is soon upon us

   This years dice hat is complete ... and will not be easy to miss

This month ... an amazingly talented glass artist by the name of John Talarico showed me his


My girlfriend owns a Custom Stained Glass Store so I know how hard these are to make


Several months ago I was contacted by Micurio.com (a collectors webiste) and asked to join the site ... I uploaded a handful of photos ... but cant really find the time to keep this list up to date as well as my own ... this month ... I was contacted by CollectionBuddy.com with the same purpose ... I was asked if I was willing to <LET> my collection be displayed on this site ... they were even willing to download my entire website if needed ... I concented and mailed both collection sites DVD with photos of the entire collection ... Time will tell what they will actually do with it :)

Agustin Ronchi's dice collection is now hosted on DiceCollector.com
   
    - Please feel free to contact me if wish to have your collection hosted along with the others

Added the 24000th Die this month


DICE OF PARTICULAR NOTE



Dice : METAL STEEL COPPER D4 01 CHAINMAIL

Another Chainmail Die of the Month from Jason Lynch



Dice : D20 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 3 Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 1 Dice : D20 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 3 Dice : D12 OPAQUE ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 1
These are most of the new CHESSEX dice for 2008
Dice : D8 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 3 Dice : D8 OPAQUE ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 1 Dice : D6 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 03 Dice : D6 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 02
Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 01 Dice : NUMBERED TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED CHESSEX BOREALIS 3 Dice : NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED CHESSEX BOREALIS 1

Dice : D4 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 3 Dice : D4 OPAQUE ROUNDED GLITTER CHESSEX BOREALIS 1


Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID PARKER BROTHERS TRIVIAL PURSUIT BITE SIZE DISNEY PIXAR 01 Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID PARKER BROTHERS TRIVIAL PURSUIT BITE SIZE GENUS 01 Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID PARKER BROTHERS TRIVIAL PURSUIT BITE SIZE GIRLS VERSUS BOYS 01 Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID PARKER BROTHERS TRIVIAL PURSUIT BITE SIZE MUSIC 01
HASBRO has produced a new line of TRIVIAL PURSUIT 'Bite Size' games
Currently they only seem to be available outside the US
Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID PARKER BROTHERS TRIVIAL PURSUIT BITE SIZE STAR WARS 01 Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID PARKER BROTHERS TRIVIAL PURSUIT BITE SIZE WORLD FOOTBALL 01 Dice : NON NUMBERED TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED GLITTER PARKER BROTHERS TRIVIAL PURSUIT BITE SIZE CELEBRITY 01
I also discovered that BattleShip Express
also has special dice

I am still searching for the Risk Express game
but it ... like the 'bite size' games ... only seem to be available outside the US

Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID PARKER BROTHERS BATTLESHIP EXPRESS 01


Dice : BRAND Q WORKSHOP CALL OF CTHULHU II 06 Added more Call of Cthulhu
dice from
Q-WORKSHOP

Funny thing is ... I had to pick these up via ebaY

Dice : BRAND Q WORKSHOP CALL OF CTHULHU II 07


Dice : MINT16 CRYSTAL CASTE ORIGINS 2008

Dice : METAL STEEL D20 01 CRYSTAL CASTE 02
New dice from CRYSTAL CASTE including
* a new Dwarven Metal (upper right)
* The Origins 2008 Commemorative tin (upper left)
* Several custom dice (below)
Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CRYSTAL CASTE CUSTOM D20 01 Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CRYSTAL CASTE CUSTOM SKULL AND SABERS 01 Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CRYSTAL CASTE CUSTOM FLAMING SKULL SPIDER 01 Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CRYSTAL CASTE CUSTOM BIRD 01


Dice : MINT15 CHALKTALK SPORTS HOCKEY 01

Dice : MINT16 CHALKTALK SPORTS BASEBALL 01

CHALKTALK SPORTS is a new brand theme
this month ... for those sports dice fans

Dice : MINT15 CHALKTALK SPORTS LACROSSE 01

Dice : MINT16 CHALKTALK SPORTS SOCCER 01






Dice : MINT16 LEARNING RESOURCES POLYHEDRAL 01 LEARNING RESOURCES
finally released some new dice ... it has been several
years since I have seen
new dice from this fine vendor
Dice : FOAM2 LEARNING RESOURCES PLACE VALUE 01






Dice : METAL CHROME D6 03 BOMBAY DUCK 14 GOLFING Dice : METAL CHROME D6 03 BOMBAY DUCK 15 MID LIFE CRISIS Dice : METAL CHROME D6 03 BOMBAY DUCK 16 BACHELORETTE PARTY Dice : METAL CHROME D6 03 BOMBAY DUCK 17 DRAG QUEEN
Dice : METAL CHROME D6 03 BOMBAY DUCK 18 DIET   BOMBAY DUCK
did the same thing

Bringing the total to 24 types
of these metal decision dice
Dice : METAL CHROME D6 03 BOMBAY DUCK 19 STRIPPING GAME

Dice : METAL CHROME D6 03 BOMBAY DUCK 20 LOVERS


Dice : FOAM UNKOWN FITNESS 02

Dice : FOAM UNKOWN FITNESS 03

This month seems to have been 'the month' for INFLATABLE DICE

The 2 above and the set on the lower left can only be inflated once

Dice : FOAM UNKNOWN INFLATED RUBBER SPECTRUM DICE 01

Dice : MINT16 UNKNOWN FOOTSTOOL 01





Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED SWIRL CHESSEX CUSTOM 29 FOR JSPASSNTHRU SOUIX WAR BONNET More dice from
 JSPASSNTHRU
Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED SWIRL CHESSEX CUSTOM 30 FOR JSPASSNTHRU BISON

Dice : D6 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED SWIRL CHESSEX CUSTOM 07 FOR JSPASSNTHRU BIPLANE


Dice : D6 TRANSLUCENT ROUNDED SWIRL CHESSEX CUSTOM 01 FOR JENNEFER ASPERHEIM OREGON Custom dice designed by
Jennefer Asperheim
and custom engraved by
CHESSEX
Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM 01 FOR JENNEFER ASPERHEIM BULLSEYE




Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID GALE FORCE NINE SKULL 01 Many thanks to the fine folks over at
GALE FORCE NINE
for the donation of these skull dice





WIZARDS OF THE COAST
celebrated the 15th anniversary of
Magic the Gathering
with this 30 sided spindown
Dice : D30 MTG 15TH ANNIVERSARY SPINDOWN 01




Dice : D8 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID LOGICAL LEARNING NUMBERBALL 01 This is is an interesting new d8 shape




This wooden wheel company ad dice
promped the new

WOODEN WHEEL theme

It seems that back when wooden wheels were used
at least 2 companies advertised with wooden dice

Dice : MINT1 SCHWARZ WHEEL 01




Dice : MINT16 RIX FUTURAMA BENDERS GAME OF BLUFF For you Futurama fans out there ...
This dice comes with four (4) Slurm Cans :)


THEME Changes (Updated/Added) this month

  BRANDS

BOMBAY DUCK
CHALKTALK SPORTS
CHESSEX
CRYSTAL CASTE
DISNEY
FLAMES OF WAR
FORUM NOVELTIES
GALE FORCE NINE
GAMESCIENCE
HASBRO
ICUP
JSPASSNTHRU
KHEPER GAMES
KOPLOW
LEARNING RESOURCES
Q-WORKSHOP
WIZARDS OF THE COAST

general themes

ADULT
AIRCRAFT
ANIMAL
ALCOHOL
BULLET HOLE
CTHULHU
DECISION
DIVINATION
FACTION
FITNESS
FOOD
GEOGRAPHY
GLOW
INFLATABLE
MOVIE AND TELEVISION
MUSIC
ORIENTAL
SKULL
SMALLEST AND LARGEST
SPORTS
STARS
TRIVIAL PURSUIT
WOODEN WHEEL

MATERIALS

CLOTH
FOAM
METAL
PORCELAIN
RUBBER
WOOD

INFORMATION ABOUT DICE CHANGES

DICE BUILT OR DESIGNED BY ME
MILESTONES IN THE COLLECTION
STATISTICS ABOUT THE COLLECTION
WHAT SHAPES DO DICE HAVE

24160 (+220)