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Offline Michi

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Given the dog a bone
« on: April 02, 2018, 08:22:13 PM »



Not very special - just a die, but scratchbuilt it is. I cut it from a bone, filed it into shape and drilled numbers in there. 100% organic and good for gaming now!

Offline Andy in Germany

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Re: Given the dog a bone
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2018, 09:06:48 PM »
Very cool. Did you make it by hand? And if so, how?

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Re: Given the dog a bone
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2018, 09:08:51 PM »
Now you just need to test-roll it 100,000 times to make sure it rolls true.  ;)

...And he drove the fastest milk cart in the West.

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Re: Given the dog a bone
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2018, 09:20:14 PM »
Did you make it by hand? And if so, how?
I usually cook the bovine shin slice in my soup, leave the beef in there and give the dog to the bone.
When he had finished his meal I took the shin and cut one rectangular piece with a metal saw. The rest was filing, sanding and drilling by hand.

Now you just need to test-roll it 100,000 times to make sure it rolls true.  ;)
I did a hundred times and it was good enough.

Offline dampfpanzerwagon

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Re: Given the dog a bone
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2018, 12:37:19 PM »
I made my custom and scratch built die from resin.

See this link;
http://dampfpanzerwagon.blogspot.co.uk/2010/06/handmade-dice.html

I've often thought of making them from soft stone.....

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Re: Given the dog a bone
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2018, 02:11:18 PM »
Tell new people it was made from the skull of your last opponent.

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Re: Given the dog a bone
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2018, 02:15:15 PM »
No physical die generates 1-6 with the same probability for each number. The goal is to have dice with as similar probabilities for 1 to 6 as possible.