Just a shop for my Matthew's weird dice. The concept behind the weird dice is from a math lecture we watched showing that you could create "weird dice" that rolled the same probabilities as regular dice (e.g. 5/36 chance of rolling a total of 6, 4/36 of rolling a total of 9, 6/36 of a 7 and so on), but that would look totally different than regular dice.
Note: The reason for the existence of weird dice is that the characteristic polynomial that represents the distribution of dice: x^12 + 2x^11 + 3x^10 + 4x^9 + 5x^8 + 6x^7 + 5x^6 + 4x^5 + 3x^4 + 2x^3 + x^2 can be factored either as:(x + x^2 + x^3 + x^4 + x^5 + x^6) * (x + x^2 + x^3 + x^4 + x^5 + x^6) resulting in regular dice OR (x + x^2 + x^2 + x^3 + x^3 + x^4) * (x + x^3 + x^4 + x^5 + x^6 + x^8) resulting in weird dice. We thought it would be cool to have a pair of dice like this.
But we couldn't find one on the web.
So, with the help of the friendly folks in the Shapeways forums, we made them.
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