WO2012021908A3 - Method of and device for generating a random number - Google Patents

Method of and device for generating a random number Download PDF

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WO2012021908A3
WO2012021908A3 PCT/ZA2011/000055 ZA2011000055W WO2012021908A3 WO 2012021908 A3 WO2012021908 A3 WO 2012021908A3 ZA 2011000055 W ZA2011000055 W ZA 2011000055W WO 2012021908 A3 WO2012021908 A3 WO 2012021908A3
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hollow body
generating
random number
device
method
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Daniel Adam Polakow
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Daniel Adam Polakow
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F9/00Games not otherwise provided for
    • A63F9/04Dice; Dice-boxes; Mechanical dice-throwing devices
    • A63F9/0415Details of dice, e.g. non-cuboid dice
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F9/00Games not otherwise provided for
    • A63F9/04Dice; Dice-boxes; Mechanical dice-throwing devices
    • A63F9/0415Details of dice, e.g. non-cuboid dice
    • A63F2009/0462Details of dice, e.g. non-cuboid dice fifty-sided
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F2250/00Miscellaneous game characteristics
    • A63F2250/06Miscellaneous game characteristics containing small particles
    • A63F2250/063Miscellaneous game characteristics containing small particles for changing stability or rolling properties

Abstract

The die (10) includes a hollow body (12). The hollow body (12) defines a plurality of outer faces (14). At least some of the outer faces (14) bear numbers (16) thereon - dnly some of the numbers being shown in the drawings for expediency. The die (10) further includes a mass (18) held loosely within the hollow body (12). In one embodiment, the die (10) includes a plurality of masses held loosely within the hollow body (12). Advantageously, the mass (18), or masses, are each in the form of a ball.
PCT/ZA2011/000055 2010-08-13 2011-08-02 Method of and device for generating a random number WO2012021908A2 (en)

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ZA201005776 2010-08-13
ZA2010/5776 2010-08-13

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US9795838B2 (en) * 2014-08-06 2017-10-24 Keith R. Kikel Wobbly ball

Citations (12)

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DE829113C (en) * 1949-05-17 1952-01-21 Fritz Gustapfel Spielwuerfel
US3400932A (en) * 1965-06-10 1968-09-10 Ernest W. Conrad Lawn dice having finger holes
DE1806553A1 (en) * 1968-11-02 1970-05-21 Worch Dr Hellmut Spielwuerfel
US3954269A (en) * 1975-04-28 1976-05-04 Vertner David Brittingham Indiciaed ball having loose interior weight
DE3319267A1 (en) * 1983-05-27 1984-11-29 Hartmut Dipl Ing Hoppe Ambivalent dice, or bi-dice for short
GB2144999A (en) * 1983-06-24 1985-03-20 Kevin Grant Piper Spherical game die
US5018738A (en) * 1989-09-18 1991-05-28 Gyula Padi Spherical dice with interchangeable orientation insert members
DE4216972A1 (en) * 1992-05-22 1993-11-25 Kapitz Carl Heinz Solid or hollow body for dice game - has identical or different surfaces depicting numerals or symbols, with edges of different or equal lengths
JPH1057616A (en) * 1996-08-20 1998-03-03 Eagle:Kk Dice game machine
JP2004081359A (en) * 2002-08-23 2004-03-18 Suzukane Tsusho:Kk Dice
DE202005001858U1 (en) * 2005-02-03 2005-04-07 Schmieg Rainer Novelty playing die has transparent outer polygon shape with marked windows and with inner sphere and recesses for an inner sphere
JP2008148861A (en) * 2006-12-15 2008-07-03 Ryoichi Shiba Polyhedron dice for game

Patent Citations (12)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE829113C (en) * 1949-05-17 1952-01-21 Fritz Gustapfel Spielwuerfel
US3400932A (en) * 1965-06-10 1968-09-10 Ernest W. Conrad Lawn dice having finger holes
DE1806553A1 (en) * 1968-11-02 1970-05-21 Worch Dr Hellmut Spielwuerfel
US3954269A (en) * 1975-04-28 1976-05-04 Vertner David Brittingham Indiciaed ball having loose interior weight
DE3319267A1 (en) * 1983-05-27 1984-11-29 Hartmut Dipl Ing Hoppe Ambivalent dice, or bi-dice for short
GB2144999A (en) * 1983-06-24 1985-03-20 Kevin Grant Piper Spherical game die
US5018738A (en) * 1989-09-18 1991-05-28 Gyula Padi Spherical dice with interchangeable orientation insert members
DE4216972A1 (en) * 1992-05-22 1993-11-25 Kapitz Carl Heinz Solid or hollow body for dice game - has identical or different surfaces depicting numerals or symbols, with edges of different or equal lengths
JPH1057616A (en) * 1996-08-20 1998-03-03 Eagle:Kk Dice game machine
JP2004081359A (en) * 2002-08-23 2004-03-18 Suzukane Tsusho:Kk Dice
DE202005001858U1 (en) * 2005-02-03 2005-04-07 Schmieg Rainer Novelty playing die has transparent outer polygon shape with marked windows and with inner sphere and recesses for an inner sphere
JP2008148861A (en) * 2006-12-15 2008-07-03 Ryoichi Shiba Polyhedron dice for game

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