A soft dice bag or sturdy dice box lined with foam is best. Keeping your metal dice in a plastic container with no padding can accelerate chipping, and can promote condensation on your dice. Wipe your dice with a soft, lint free cloth, this will eliminate dust and finger grease.
Will metal dice scratch each other?
If you keep them in a bag where they can tumble against each other, over time they may develop scratches and scuffs.
Can metal dice damage other dice?
Store the metal dice with other dice – the metal dice will damage acrylic and resin dice. Have the metal dice roll around unpadded – they will damage each other. Leave them wet! Dry your metal dice as soon as possible.
Do you need a dice tray for metal dice?
If your dice are metal, for example, you may want to get a dice tray that has a cushioned rolling surface. Heavy metal dice can also damage tabletops, denting or scratching any rolling surface.
How do you test a metal dice?
You can test if they’re balanced or not by putting them in a glass of water and spinning them. If the same number always comes up on top they’re not balanced. If random numbers come up on top every time you roll them in the water they are balanced.
Are metal dice good for DND?
Metal dice are great, but if you’re going to get a set there are a few things you need to be careful about. Try not to store them in a dice bag with all your other dice. It’s not great for your metal dice (they can scratched) and they can also do nasty things to your plastic dice (they can get even MORE scratched).
Are metal dice more balanced?
Metal Dice – Because of the way most metal dice are manufactured, they are often more balanced. You won’t have to worry about air bubbles or inclusions in them. They usually contain a solid core, weighing the die as it should be.
What dice material is best?
When it comes to their fairness and accuracy the metal dice are the way to go because they are heavier and have more uniform faces. Their centers of gravity are also more centered and the metal dice does not wear easily at all. The metal dice are way harder than the polymers used to make plastic ones.
Should I buy a dice tray?
The big benefit is that you can give the dice a good roll and, unless you are ridiculous, the dice tray will keep the dice from attacking your floor and vaporizing.
What is a good size for a dice tray?
From looking at dimensions of various models in all shapes and sizes it seems to be that 8-12″ wide and ~1.5″ tall is the sweet spot. Depends on what you want to use the dice tray for.