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Dice ID Guide: Swirly Orange Dice

Vortex Orange & Vortex Magma

In this blog entry, I’d like to point the spotlight at orange dice with swirls, particularly the Chessex Vortex Orange and Vortex Magma lines, as well as Crystal Case Silk Orange, which all look very similar.

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Not all that glitters is Borealis…

Bescon Shimmery dice

Updated 18 June 2022 The Original Chessex Borealis Some of the most sought-after dice in the collecting world are the old Chessex Borealis lines like Aquerple, Clear and Confetti that are made out of a clear acrylic base with colour shifting glitter inside. Sadly, these three particular lines are no longer made because the EU …

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Chessex Borealis Purple OG vs. Bescon Moonstone Orchid

Borealis Purple OG vs. Moonstone Orchid

Bescon recently released some new colours in their Moonstones lines, and as many collectors have observed, the Orchid set is very similar to the Chessex Borealis Purple old glitter dice. While the Bescon glitter doesn’t have the exact same depth and shimmer as the old Borealis glitter, it’s definitely the closest emulation I have seen …

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Chessex Lab Dice 2020-2022

Chessex Heavy Dice

Updated 16 Sep 2022 The continuing journey of the Lab Dice Ever since the premiere of the first wave of Lab Dice in 2019, Chessex has continued releasing new test colours under their Lab Dice premise — smaller runs of new designs to test their popularity and make more informed decisions which of them to …

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Chessex Lab Dice 2019

Chessex Lab Dice 2019

Every year dice collectors and enthusiasts get excited about new releases, and Chessex dice are certainly no exception. At GAMA Expo in March 2019, we got the very first glimpse of new dice that Chessex was planning to release this year. Back then, they were called “From the Lab”, which later evolved to just “Lab Dice”.

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Dice ID Guide: Chessex Borealis

Chessex Borealis Purple OG

Updated Oct 2022 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 …

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