Oh Glorious Days for Dice (and Towers)!

Just received the tracking number for the PolyHero dice I signed up for in Kickstarter over a year ago.   Originally due in May, then August, finally late November / early December, they are finally complete and shipping.   The final wait begins!  Note to PolyHero- NEVER use Chinese manufacturers, or you get year delays.

Continue reading “Oh Glorious Days for Dice (and Towers)!”

Kickstarter: Fog Dice Tower

THIS AMUSES ME GREATLY!   Absolutely useless, and if it wasn’t $99 + shipping, I would order the Dwarven one.   The creativity of some people never ceases to amaze me.   Unfortunately, the kickstarter is a bit pricey for something I’d show off once or twice at a game session and then stop using except as a rolling tower.

Do dice towers help with randomization?

For my own part, I have always felt Dice towers helped with randomization.  At a bare minimum they prevented player manipulation (I knew a few folks in college that rolled really well, above average in fact, until the introduction of a dice tower) and I suspected the abrupt stop of the dice prevented them from rolling till they found their center of gravity…which if they were off-balance… would lead to skewed rolls.

Continue reading “Do dice towers help with randomization?”