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Dice mechanics

Video game concept

Uses die rolling to solve various things (often chance) but is not really describable as a dice game.

70
games
20
platforms

Alternate names: Die-based
Name variations: die mechanics

The first video game about Dice mechanics was released in 1991.

Atari, Beamdog and Gremlin Graphics has published most of these games

For example, pen & paper RPGs are not considered dice games despite using dice to solve pretty much anything not vetoed by the gamemaster.

Parent group

Random chance

Child groups

Dice pool, Dice reroll

Platforms

Windows 23
Linux 16
Mac OS X 10
Mac OS Classic 3
MS-DOS 2
Amstrad CPC 2
Amiga 1
X360 1
PSP 1
Nintendo DS 1
BeOS 1
ZX Spectrum 128 1
Internet Only 1
iOS 1
C64 1
PS4 1
Atari ST 1
Xbox One 1
PS 1
Mega-CD 1

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