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Wiz Dice 100+ Polyhedral Roleplaying Dice Pack Review

The Wiz Dice 100+ Pack of assorted polyhedral roleplaying dice seems like pretty good deal on face value. But how does the set compare to alternatives like Chessex Pound-o-Dice? We bought a pack to find out… Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 032: Riddles and Puzzles in RPGs, Favourite Components of RPGs, Dice and Randomness in Games

In this episode we discuss using riddles and puzzles in your roleplaying games, our favourite components of RPGs, are dice important and is a linear or bell curve of randomness more ‘heroic’? Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 030: Dealing with a bad GM, running short and long term games and tabletop accessories

In this action packed episode of the podcast we discuss ways in which to deal with a bad GM (mostly by talking about what NOT to do…), the differences we’ve experienced in running short term games as part of our gaming experiment vs the normal long term games that are usually played and we answer questions about gaming accessories and dice from Donny on our Facebook page and Symatt on Twitter. Continue reading

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If ever you thought you were the most unlucky gamer ever and you rolled more than your fair share of ones, well, you might be right… There are some very serious nerds who have gone to extraordinary lengths to check it all out… Continue reading

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Review: Dragon Chow Dice Bags (Updated)

In a recent podcast we talked about Dragon Chow Dice Bags and how awesome we thought they were. To do them justice, we thought we’d take the time to do a full review of the two that we received. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 019: Dragon Chow Dice Bags, All Flesh Must Be Eaten Review and Adding Social Themes to your Roleplaying Games

In this episode of the Dice of Doom podcast we review our Dragon Chow dice bags, we review the Zombie Apocalypse roleplaying game All Flesh Must Be Eaten and we discuss how to add social themes to your games. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 014: At the Mountains of Madness Movie, Zombie & Cthulhu Dice Review and Choosing Balanced or Unbalanced Encounters

In this episode of the Dice of Doom podcast we discuss the recent news that James Cameron is planning to make the H.P. Lovecraft novella At the Mountains of Madness into a movie, we review Zombie Dice and Cthulhu Dice and we debate the value of balancing encounters or leaving them more realistic. Continue reading

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Zombie Dice on the iPhone review

A game we’ve been hanging out for for the iPhone for a while now is Zombie Dice by Steve Jackson Games. Many of you would be familiar with the dice game by now, and if you’re not, you probably should be. The premise of the game is simple – you and you’re fellow players are all zombies trying to eat as many brains as you can without getting shotgunned. Now, with the release of the iPhone version, you can play anytime, anywhere. Continue reading

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Understanding the Maths behind D&D4E Combat

Is there something wrong with 4E maths? Some say using 3d6 instead of a d20 improves the system. Should we get inspiration for changing the rules from computer games like World of Warcraft? Continue reading

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Zombie Dice from Steve Jackson Games

Zombie Dice, a new game from Steve Jackson Games, has us pretty excited here at Dice of Doom. The premise is pretty simple – you are a zombie, hungry and desperately attempting to eat brains whilst trying to avoid the … Continue reading

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