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Subject: Dice quality brands/ materials rss

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William Ekhardt
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What materials make good heavy dice? I have the dragon slayer dice game from indie boards and cards and scripts and scribes that later became biblios, and I have noticed that these dice seem heavier, meatier almost. And they make a slightly differently sound when they clack together. They even feel cooler to the touch.

Maybe I'm dreaming, but what do you think? What makes the best quality dice? What are the best brands?
 
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Adam Taylor
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I find Chessex Dice satisfyingly heavy - I always use them for my prototypes (and generally carry a few with me - just in case). I think they use some kind of resin, rather than the usual plastic - but I'm sure somebody else will know in more detail.
 
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Adrian Hague
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N Jones
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The take away is quality = balanced rolls.

Go with translucent dice.
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John B
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A bit late to the party, but I found this interesting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7zT9MljJ3Y
 
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