The Oddball Dice Series #8

For the next two weeks, I will make daily posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice that I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. Each day I’ll cover a different theme, I hope you enjoy this series.

D&G Olympic

There’s these three sets of dice I’m lucky enough to have in my collection that were made by D&G in gold, silver and bronze respectively. I’ve seen them called King Cards Pearl in the dice groups, but to my knowledge they were never part of the Pearl line associated with and sold by King Cards. They certainly don’t appear in any of the King Cards catalogues I have.

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The Oddball Dice Series #7

For the next two weeks, I will make daily posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice that I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. Each day I’ll cover a different theme, I hope you enjoy this series.

Random Rarities

Sometimes there’s just really random dice that one could consider rarities and that a lot of collectors never even knew existed. I would count most of these into that category. Not all of them fall into that category of ‘rare and sought after’, in fact a lot of them are probably ‘rare and actually fairly uninteresting’. 🙂

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The Oddball Dice Series #6

For the next two weeks, I will make daily posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice that I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. Each day I’ll cover a different theme, I hope you enjoy this series.

Chessex Pound o’ Dice Acrylic Exclusives

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The Oddball Dice Series #5

For the next two weeks, I will make daily posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice that I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. Each day I’ll cover a different theme, I hope you enjoy this series.

The Chessex Wedge d4

Many people will already know this, but still interesting to spotlight. The d4 wedge design itself isn’t an oddity, since some companies still sell dice in this general design, but these specific ones have become pretty rare, and there’s an interesting story attached as well.

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The Oddball Dice Series #4

For the next two weeks, I will make daily posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice that I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. Each day I’ll cover a different theme, I hope you enjoy this series.

Damaged or Faulty Dice

Many of us will have come across damaged dice, and usually that’s a nuisance because we want our dice sets as pristine and playable as possible, so then you reach out to customer service and get your damaged dice replaced, right?

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The Oddball Dice Series #3

For the next two weeks, I will make daily posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice that I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. Each day I’ll cover a different theme, I hope you enjoy this series.

Chessex Design Tests

Sometimes you buy dice lots, and they very much surprise you when they get there. I will admit that I purchased most of these fairly early on in my dice journey when I didn’t even really know how special they were.

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The Oddball Dice Series #2

For the next two weeks, I will make daily posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice that I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. Each day I’ll cover a different theme, I hope you enjoy this series.

Unusual Chessex Mould Oddities

Perhaps “oddities” is the wrong word for these, since most aren’t all that odd, they’re just not the moulds we’re used to seeing and that we think of when we talk about these dice.

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The Oddball Dice Series #1

For the next two or so weeks, I will make posts where I’ll spotlight unusual or lesser known dice I have in my collection that I hope are interesting for everyone to see and learn about. I will try to cover a different theme each day, I hope you enjoy this series.

Off-Colour Oddities

Sometimes it happens that dice come out in a way that wasn’t intended, be it wrongly coloured material, an odd material mix, unintended abnormalities in clarity or opaqueness or just… strange things that aren’t supposed to be that way.

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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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