Over the holidays I was playing a lot of games with friends and family as one does, and one of those games was Super Mario Party for Nintendo Switch.
Now what’s interesting about this game is that, in addition to requiring dice rolls like any other board game, depending upon your character (or various ‘allies’ you can acquire when you team up with other playable characters and get the option to use their dice in addition to a bonus) you can choose to use different character-specific dice which are unique and have different values than a standard one.
Super Mario Party, with Mario holding his custom dice
So, being the guy that I am this got me to wondering – are all the different dice for the different characters ‘fair’? If your goal is to traverse the maximum number of spaces (as it often is) are any of the dice better to use on average than the others?