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For many years it was difficult, if not impossible, to find polyhedral dice sets made from anything but plastic. When I was shopping for my first set of dice, the choices were clear, solid, and sparkly. I went with sparkly.

In recent years, though, dice made from many different materials have become available. Chief among these are metals, be they precious metals, exotics such as tungsten, or more common alloys. As metal dice become increasingly popular, more and more players ask: are metal or plastic dice better for tabletop gaming?

The answer, of course, is “well, it depends.” Here are the main questions to address when choosing dice materials.

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Dice Care, Guides -

Here's a question we get asked often; How do I take care of my metal dice? Metal dice are a fun addition to any tabletop roleplaying game, and if you want to keep them tip top shiny game ready shape for years to come, follow these simple care pointers. 

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