hist-games: "Seven-sided Backgammon" reconstruction now up

Jane & Mark Waks waks at attbi.com
Wed May 1 20:27:36 PDT 2002


Teceangl wrote:
> I'd be intersted in the construction of these 7-sided dice.  I have a set
> of commercial 7-siders which are a pentagon on two sides and more or less
> square on the other five.  Terribly irregular, but they do the job.

Check out my article, which goes into some detail about what I did.
Sounds like your commercial 7-siders are similar to what I wound up
doing by hand. (I'm fascinated, BTW -- where did you get these? I've
never seen a 7-sider, even in a catalog...)

				-- Justin



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