A dice is a small object, usually throwable, which has been designed in a way that it will be able rest in a number of positions which are used for the purpose of generating random numbers. The dice, in this case the standard, is made up of six sided. The faces making up the dice are usually marked with spots which runs from one to six. The gambling games such as the craps are the ones which will in most of the cases utilize the dice objects as the tools for gambling in this case. In addition, there are games which may not be involving the gambling but they utilize the dice objects. Such type of the games may the tabletop games. So as one may game using the dice, one is needed to throw the dice onto the surface. The throwing of the dice may be done using the hands or using the container which has been made for the purpose of throwing of the dice. The dice cup is a good example of such a container. After throwing, the top most face of the dice is the one that is used to assign a value of that throw. There are cases where two dices may simultaneously be thrown on to the surface. In this case, the total value of the two dice will be used for the purposes of making the wager.
The board games may also be used together with dice objects. In this type of the game, the distance through which the pieces of the board games may be moved is determined by the value of the dice throw. Along the history of the dice objects, different materials have been used to make the dice. Such materials which have been used to make the dice are the glass, wood, glass, bones and the metals materials. Today, most of the dice are in most cases made of the plastic materials. In this case, the plastic material which has to be used is the one which has the ease of being colored. For this purpose, the kind plastic material which may be used to make the plastic dice is the thermoset. Dice exist in a variety of types. The most common types of dice are the antique, promotional, crooked, novelty and the casino dice type. The antique dice is made from the traditional materials and not the modern plastics. The examples of such traditional materials are the ivory, silver and the stone materials. The crooked dice type falls under the category of the ancient dice. The casino dice takes the shape of the perfect cube. They have been developed such that each side of the dice will have absolutely equal chances of landing on any of the six sides.