Questions tagged [loaded-dice]

For questions about loaded dice, which are dice that have (purportedly) been created or modified so that certain numbers will come up more often than others.

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How can I test whether a die is fair?

I have a d20 that seems to be, well, remarkably lucky.* How can I determine whether it's really just luck, or whether the die is in fact unfairly biased? *) Well, I don't, really. This is actually ...
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Is the Saltwater Float represented in this question a good way to test for loaded dice?

Recently a question has popped up in the comments of another question I've recently answered where a player has happened to roll three 18s and other high stats at a table with his dice, which could ...
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What should be done if I suspect a player is using weighted dice?

I have a player who I am pretty sure is using weighted dice. He has an entire dice set that almost always gets the best possible roll. He claims it's just insanely good luck but everyone agrees with ...
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Can AnyDice.com handle weighted dice?

Is it possible to weight the dice in AnyDice.com and then use like normal? I'd like to use a standard d6, with values 1-6, but weighted such that the probability for rolling a specific value is as ...
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How can I rig a game where dice will always roll poorly? [closed]

I'm planning an encounter with the owner of a hotel casino who loads his dice, and for this encounter only I want my players to use special dice to roll poorly. If there is no website to purchase ...
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If the saltwater float can (with difficulty) be used to determine a dies balance, would a more dense liquid such as galium be better at doing so? [closed]

In another question I asked if the Saltwater float present in a specific youtube video was capable of determining any differences in mass between the faces of a die in determining the balance of a ...
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How can I load polyhedral dice so they roll poorly? [closed]

My current GMing situation mandates I roll dice out in the open. However, I want some special loaded dice that'll roll poorly in case I need to save a PC or the plot. There are some caveats: Close ...