Category Archives: Game

Use a 6-sided dice as a 4-sided or 5-sided dice

In my previous posts on this subject, I have show how to use a 6-sided dice to create a 2-sided, a 3-sided, an 8-sided or even create a 12-sided dice. Today I will show how to use a 6-sided dice … Continue reading

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Axis and Allies Ti-83 Program

I bought the Axis and Allies starter kit (the exact one shown here). I wanted to play with my younger kids, but I found that the dice rolling was too time consuming and cumbersome. So I wrote a Ti-83 / … Continue reading

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Ti-84 Risk Game

I have some friends who play RISK regularly enough that they decided to write a C# program that speeds up the game for dice rolling. Just enter the number attacking and the number defending, and the laptop tells you who … Continue reading

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Robot Wars

I have not played Robot Rally, but it looks fantastic. Each player programs a robot each turn, then all the robots execute the instructions at the same time. I was at the game store and the price of Robot Alley … Continue reading

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Use a 6-sided dice as either a 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 or 12-sided dice

Turn a 6-sided dice into an 8-sided dice Yesterday I gave a way to roll a 6-sided dice one time and generate a random number from 1 to 8. Today I will tell you how to roll a 6-sided dice … Continue reading

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How to roll a 6-sided dice once and generate a number from 1 to 8

One roll of a six-sided die can be used to generate any number from 1 to 6 (with an equal chance for each of the six). Likewise, I found a way to randomly generate any number from 1 to 8 … Continue reading

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Playing Cards without a Deck of Cards

This is Part I of my Head Games system of card playing. It is a system for card games using a standard deck of cards, yet played without an actual deck.  I am developing the system, and decided to present … Continue reading

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