History of Dice

Discuss the historical aspects of magic, including memories, or favorite stories.
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JR Russell
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History of Dice

Postby JR Russell » September 5th, 2002, 11:08 pm

I like working different dice routines but I was wondering if anybody had any knowledge of the history of dice so that I could see if I could fold that into my routines?
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John Pezzullo
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Re: History of Dice

Postby John Pezzullo » September 6th, 2002, 3:31 am


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Craig Matsuoka
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Re: History of Dice

Postby Craig Matsuoka » September 6th, 2002, 7:39 am

Pick up a copy of Ricky Jay's new book on dice. It's supposed to be released sometime this month.

Dice: Deception and Destruction

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Richard Kaufman
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Re: History of Dice

Postby Richard Kaufman » September 6th, 2002, 7:21 pm

You can see the new Ricky Jay book on dice (mostly excerpted from a New Yorker article) in the October Genii Speaks. Raucherbaumer will write a bit about it in the November "Flibbertigbigigisity" (or whatever he calls his column).
Here is the link to purchase it on amazon.com:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/ ... 68-3973407
It sells (hardcover) for $10.36 on amazon.
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