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Glossary of Dice Terminology

Necromancy Dice Palette

Below are common terms and acronyms often used when talking about dice.

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Online Dice Shops

Below is a listing with online dice shops that I compiled for Dice Maniacs’ Club. Shops are listed by country with added information on shipping costs (where available). (Please note that there are different tabs at the bottom for the different regions.) The list is by no means complete, so if you are or know …

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Dice Identification 101

“Does anybody know what these dice are?”  This question is asked a lot all across the dice groups, and it’s a blessing that we have many members in the community who have a vast knowledge of the different dice makers and manufacturers, and how you can tell them apart. However, it doesn’t require that you …

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Dice ID Guide: Chessex Borealis

Chessex Borealis Purple OG

Most people who develop an interest in dice and dice collecting almost inevitably eventually stumble across the Chessex Borealis line. You know, those semi-translucent dice with the very fine glitter. They’re really quite pretty, offered in several different colors, and actually available in two types of glitter. Which, admittedly, is veering into slightly dice-nerdy territory, …

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Dice Photography

Glitter Dice Palette

Making magic happen Have you ever seen someone else’s wonderful photos of their dice where they look stunning, glamorous or just plain beautiful, and wondered how you can make your own photos look just as great? Maybe you have all these fabulous dice, and want to know the magic formula to make that brilliance translate …

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A Guide to Reinking Dice

Chessex Vortex Ice Blue (reinked)

If you’ve ever seen a set of dice and thought, “Hm, these would look better with differently coloured numbers,” it’s actually possible and not all that hard to change the colour yourself. This process is what the dice collecting community calls ‘reinking’, and below is some advice on how you can go about it.

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