Gigantic Wooden Dice Fill Your Yard With Yahtzee

Like giant Koi in a pond who've grown larger than their goldfish siblings trapped in a bowl, this set of six over-sized wooden dice is designed to be tossed around in your spacious backyard. They say everything is better when it's super-sized, right? So playing with Yahtzee with five of these dice might actually come… »12/10/14 3:25pm12/10/14 3:25pm

This image of a dice rolling in space over the Earth is not a photoshop

There's a new American astronaut in space. His name is Reid Wiseman—a guy who was a naval aviator and a test pilot before joining NASA as an astronaut in 2011. He seems like a pretty cool guy too. He just arrived to the International Space Station and he's already taking some pretty neat photos, like the dice above. »6/02/14 9:51pm6/02/14 9:51pm

Wireless Dice Guarantee Tablets Are the Board Games of Tomorrow

You can already get beloved board games like Monopoly on your tablet that provide a somewhat similar experience to the original cardboard sets. But they'll never fully replace those old versions because they lack the tangible satisfaction of grabbing a pair of dice, going through your shaking ritual, and tossing them… »6/11/13 11:16am6/11/13 11:16am

iPhone Dice Game Simulates Real Dice Rolling Using Sensors and Physics

This Dice game is by far the coolest game I've seen, and it's got amazing tech inside which takes advantage of the iPhone's sensors like no other app. Here's how it works: You shake the iPhone and it rolls the dice inside, which you use to play poker. But instead of using some dumb random number generator, it captures… »7/10/08 12:02pm7/10/08 12:02pm

The Ancient Romans Were Gamers: 2nd Century Glass d20 Sold for $17,925

We can only guess what the ancient Romans might have thought about the latest revision of the Dungeons and Dragons rulebook (super approachable; they'd love it!), but we do know they were gamers. That's because an incredibly old, incredibly valuable Roman glass d20 was sold at auction by the famous Christie's auction… »6/15/08 5:00pm6/15/08 5:00pm

PC Dice Give You Saving Throw Against Hardware Failure

The DIY PC enthusiasts among you (we used to be one, years ago, before we got an actual job) know what a crapshoot it is upgrading bits and pieces of your rig to stay up to date with the latest games. With these PC Dice, however, you can take all the guesswork out of what components need to be upgraded. Just take the… »11/01/07 2:20pm11/01/07 2:20pm