I regularly play Dudo (peruvian liar dice, maybe branded as "Perudo" in the US?) with friends, especially at the pub, (as with no stakes, it's allowed in a UK pub, and because dice are waterproof, the game can't get ruined).

Are dice games fair for discussion here? There aren't any cards or boards, but it's a social, strategic game, very much of the ilk discussed here. And it seems to me it would be better incorporated into this site, than any other Stack exchange site.

What about other predominately dice based games? Poker dice for instance? (which is a dice game based on a card game)


  • Yes, Perudo is the US-branded version of liar's dice. Jun 28, 2011 at 19:40

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Simplified, our definition of a "boardgame" is

  • Normally you play it while sitting at a table
  • A computer is not necessary
  • There are winning/losing conditions

Dice games fit those criteria.

  • Oh! I thought they were not allowed, and refrained from asking them. Shouldn't the title be clarified to "Human strategy games" or something like it (or is it too late)? Jan 30, 2015 at 16:00
  • @ghosts_in_the_code - if the site ever escapes beta there may be a name change involved, but not likely before then.
    – Pat Ludwig Mod
    Jan 30, 2015 at 19:25

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