Balancing dice

21 April 2014 by Lincoln Ramsay

It started simply enough. Someone posted a dice balancing photo. I was at work, bored and I had some dice so…

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This led to a retaliation but at home I have different dice which are harder to stack. Luckily it was Easter so I had some free time one morning.

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Not bad, but I knew I could do better. I really wanted to have more than one “twisted” dice but it’s way harder to do. Many frustrated attempts later, I achieved this.

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This may well be as good as it gets. I’m not sure I could get anything on top of that top dice. At least, not with only 2 hands. I could probably get more in the middle… but I’m a bit short of dice at home. Turns out our games tend not to use dice, or they use unsuitable ones. Maybe during our next sprint planning session at work…