Final Names for the Chessex Pound o’ Dice 2023 Sets

The names for the exclusive sets that are distributed in the little brown envelopes together with the Chessex PoDs get voted on in a Speckled Collectors group on Facebook every time they release new sets. Below are the names for the current run that are now in circulation.

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Dice History – The Danish Edition

I recently came across a dice set on a second hand platform that caught my eye, because it looked like the Chessex Opaque urea dice out of the Danish Dan-Tern factory, but it curiously had a bottom-read d4 in a mould I had never seen before. My curiosity piqued, I went ahead and purchased said set.

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Reference Guide: Ancient & Gold Mist

I recently wrote a post on why the Ancient vs. Gold Mist names that collectors differentiate are actually a myth, but nonetheless is it useful to have this distinction in the dice collecting community. In a nutshell, collectors now differentiate between the somewhat darker and swirlier Ancient variant and the lighter and more misty Gold Mist variant of these dice.

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The Idiosyncrasies of Dice Naming

If you’ve been in the dice collecting community for a while, you might know that collectors sometimes give things names in order to tell certain dice apart that may look very similar or just to have a name for something specific that wasn’t quite disguished in that way by the company who made the dice.

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Dice Digest — October 2021 (#21)

Here’s all the dice releated news from October that have caught my eye.

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Dice Digest — September 2021 (#20)

Here’s all the dice releated news from September that have caught my eye.

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Dice Digest — August 2021 (#19)

Here’s all the dice releated news from August that have caught my eye.

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Dice Digest — July 2021 (#18)

Here’s all the dice releated news from July that have caught my eye.

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Dice Digest — June 2021 (#17)

Here’s all the dice releated news from June that have caught my eye.

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Vox Machina – The Polyset Edition

Like some people before me, I embarked on a quest to make my Critical Role Vox Machina d20s into full sets, trying to find existing polysets that matched the designs of the d20s. And let me tell you, it’s not been very easy.

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