OCTOBER 2008 HIGHLIGHTS



Here are the highlights of the dice added in OCTOBER 2008

EVENTS OF PARTICULAR NOTE

I did a lot of crawling of BoardGameGeek this month which resulted in several new dice

Some kind soul felt that my ugly mug was worth being sold on eBay
(unfortunately noone bid on it)

If you are curious ... THIS is the article

DICE OF PARTICULAR NOTE



Dice : PAPER D06 IKEA 01

Once again ... thanks to Jan in the Netherlands for his
contribution of these IKEA dice




Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR JOHN PETTIT OLD WEST 01 Dice : D12 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR JOHN PETTIT OLD WEST 01 Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR JOHN PETTIT OLD WEST 01 Dice : D8 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR JOHN PETTIT OLD WEST 01

These 'Old West' dice were designed
by John Pettit
and produced by
CHESSEX

Dice : NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR JOHN PETTIT OLD WEST 01 Dice : NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR JOHN PETTIT OLD WEST 02
Dice : D4 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID CHESSEX CUSTOM FOR JOHN PETTIT OLD WEST 01


Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED SPECKLED MTG LIFE COUNTERS SHARDS OF ALARA 01 Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED SPECKLED MTG LIFE COUNTERS SHARDS OF ALARA 02 Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED SPECKLED MTG LIFE COUNTERS SHARDS OF ALARA 03
WIZARDS OF THE COAST
released these Shards of Alara Spindowns this month

Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED SPECKLED MTG LIFE COUNTERS SHARDS OF ALARA 04
Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED SPECKLED MTG LIFE COUNTERS SHARDS OF ALARA 05



Dice : MINT17 CHESSEX SECRET SOCIETY MASONS 01
Dice : MINT17 CHESSEX SECRET SOCIETY ILLUMINATI 01 More SECRET SOCIETYdice
from
CHESSEX
Dice : MINT17 CHESSEX SECRET SOCIETY THULE 01





Dice : MINT17 MATTEL HARRY POTTER DICERS FAWKES 01 Dice : MINT17 MATTEL HARRY POTTER DICERS FLUFFY 01 Dice : MINT17 MATTEL HARRY POTTER DICERS MANDRAKE 01
Dice : MINT17 MATTEL HARRY POTTER DICERS NORBERT 01 Added some more
Harry Potter Dicers
this month
(hopefully more on the way)

Dice : MINT17 MATTEL HARRY POTTER DICERS VOLDEMORT 01


Dice : D8 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID MATTEL SCENE IT HARRY POTTER SECOND EDITION 01 Dice : NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID MATTEL SCENE IT MOVIE EDITION 01
Dice : D8 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID MATTEL SCENE IT MOVIE EDITION 01
Dice : MINT17 HABA DANCING EGGS 01 These are the dice that I found
via
BoardGameGeek
Dice : MINT17 PRIVATEER PRESS MONSTERAPOCALYPSE 01
Dice : WOOD ASMODEE WICKED WITCHES WAY 01 Dice : WOOD RIO GRANDE HANS IM GLUCK MASONS 01 Dice : MINT17 MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING HIGH BID 01 Dice : WOOD Z MAN GAMES SUSUMU KAWASAKI STACK MARKET 01




Dice : NON NUMBERED OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID HALCYON GAMES MAN THE LIFEBOAT 01 Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID HALCYON GAMES MAN THE LIFEBOAT 01
Dice : D20 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID HALCYON GAMES MAN THE LIFEBOAT 01


Dice : MINT17 CRISLOID SLOTS 01 These are new due to their
size and due to the size
Dice : MINT17 CRISLOID POKER 01




Dice : MINT17 POKEMON SHITENAKI BATTLE DICE 01 Pokemon dice ...
anyone know of a source
for more of these?

The Amazon.com dealer only sells random
colors and has yet to respond to my request
for one of each




I have had dice in ...
Leather boxes
Leather bags

But these dice are actually Leather
They are heavy so I suspect the interior is either
stone or metal
Dice : MINT17 UNKNOWN LEATHER COVERED 01




Dice : MINT1 UNKNOWN HOOVER WINS 1928 01 This die has to be the earliest DOUBLE DICE
1928 ... Celebrating the Herbert Hoover victory
for the US Presidency




This is nice pair of Jade dice ... added this month
Dice : STONE D6 JADE 5




Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED IRIDESCENT WW HUNTER THE VIGIL WHITE WOLF released the Hunter the Vigil
dice this month




More World of Warcraft dice
Did we need more?
PREVIOUS SET
Dice : D10 OPAQUE ROUNDED SOLID UNKNOWN WORLD OF WARCRAFT 01




Dice : NON NUMBERED STARBUCKS 03 Speaking of more ...
It seems
STARBUCKS like to use dice in training
(this makes 3 different sets)




The quality of HIGHLAND GAMES
has improved a good bit since my first acquistion
back before 2001 (2000th Die)
Dice : D6 OPAQUE ROUNDED SWIRL HIGHLAND GAMES 01




Dr Simkin's  D-Total

reminded me that I hadn't invented a new die lately ...
especially one with a new shape ...

My thoughts wandered to ...

How many different outcomes can 2d6 produce ... 36

There wasn't a D36 ... so I made one ...



The die is numbered 1-36
( I can't think of any other use for a D36 ... can you? )
as well as being pipped with the 36 different possible rolls of 2 d6

Now .. I just need to get all the casino's world wide to give up their foolish attachment to pairs of dice ... when there is one die that can do it all !




THEME Changes (Updated/Added) this month

  BRANDS

ABBEY
CHESSEX
FLAMES OF WAR
HABA
HIGHLAND GAMES
JSPASSNTHRU
MATTEL
STARBUCKS
USAOPOLY
WHITE WOLF
WIZARDS OF THE COAST

general themes

ADULT
ANIMAL
ALCOHOL
COMPUTER
DIRECTION
DOUBLE
FACTION
FOOD
HARLEY
HOLIDAY
MOVIE AND TELEVISION
ORIENTAL
PLANT
POLITICAL
RELIGIOUS
SECRET SOCIETY
SKULL
SLOT MACHINE
SUPER HERO
VIDEO GAME
YAHTZEE

MATERIALS

CLOTH
PAPER
STONE
WOOD

INFORMATION ABOUT DICE CHANGES

  DICE BUILT OR DESIGNED BY ME
  STATISTICS ABOUT THE COLLECTION.
  WHAT SHAPES DO DICE HAVE
  VIDEOS OTHER

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