The object, usually throwable and which that has been designed for the purpose in a way that it can rest in multiple positions for the purpose of generating the random numbers when thrown is known as dice. Usually, a standard dice will be made up of six sided. The faces making up the dice are usually marked with spots which runs from one to six. The dice objects will in most of the times be utilized as the tools for gambling for the games such as the craps. 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. In this case, the dice cup may be seen as an example the container meant for dice throwing. For the purpose of assigning the value of the throw, the top most face of the dice after throwing is used. Two dice may be thrown on to the surface simultaneously in some instances. In such a scenario, the wagers are usually made using the total value of the two dice which had been thrown.
The board games may also be used together with dice objects. The distance of the board pieces on the board game is in this case determined by the value of the dice throw. For the purpose of making the dice, there exist a variety of materials which have been used all through the history in making the dice. The various types of materials used for the purpose of making the dice are the wood, glass, bones and the metals. The plastic materials are however today used for the purpose of making the dice objects. The type of the plastic material which in this case is to be considered for the purpose of making the plastic dice is the one which can be colored easily. The plastic material which is widely used for this purpose is the thermostat type. Dice exist in a variety of types. Today, the types of dice which are widely used are the antique dice type, the casino dice type, the crooked dice type and the promotional dice type. The antique dice is made from the traditional materials and not the modern plastics. The stone materials, ivory and silver are some of the traditional materials. The crooked dice may on the other side be seen as the ancient types of the dice. The dice falling under the category of the casino type usually takes the shape of the perfect cube. These types of dice have been designed in a way that each face may have equal chance of landing.