3D Virtual Dice Explained
Example of a set of 3D virtual dice set.

3D virtual dice are also known as “virtual dice”, used as an alternative to physical dice there were played on tables. Virtual dice can substitute real dice for tabletop games or tabletop role-playing games by using a tablet, phone, or laptop. But also, they can be used when gaming online in a virtual community or when gaming with other people using programs like Google Workspace or Slack. Here is an example of free 3D dice with 2-sided, 4-sided, the common house diced known as the 6-sided, 8-sided, 10-sided, 12-sided and 20-sided dice: 3D Dice.

Example of 3d virtual dice set.
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Some websites may charge you for using their 3D virtual dice sets, for particular textures and materials, but not allowing you to personalize the dice. There is a site that offers lots of virtual 3D dice sets, each customizable, giving you over 7,000 possible dice sets to choose and/or create, at 3D Dice.

There are many pros vs cons using virtual 3D dice than traditional tabletop dice. The virtual dice are portable, you can just use your phone, no need to carry around a dice bag or dice container. With virtual dice you know the rolls are genuinely random, as there are no material deformations like in traditional dice that can give you continuous favorable or unfavorable rolls. Cost is free to use digital 3D dice as mentioned above, and only a fraction of the cost than traditional dice if you decided to pay for your virtual dice. Because of the manufacturing flaws that occur when producing physical dice, the 3D virtual dice are closer to true random outcomes than tabletop dice.

Types of dice are relative to shape, and the most common ones used in role-playing games are as followed.

Tetrahedron: 4 faces

4-sided die

Cube: 6 faces

6-sided die

Octahedron: 8 faces

8-sided die

Pentagonal trapezohedron: 10 faces

10-sided dice

Dodecahedron: 12 faces

12-sided dice

Icosahedron: 20 faces

20-sided die

Compare a Google Android phone vs a dice container, the phone wins in all categories from randomness to portability.

So many benefits to using 3D virtual dice

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