How to Play Dice Poker in The Witcher 2

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In The Witcher 2, you can earn a lot of extra orens and get additional experience points by playing minigames. You can play Dice Poker, Arm Wrestling and indulge yourself in Fistfighting.

For Dice Poker, You can take part in tournaments, or you may come across several characters during your quests, which will then be available at INNs to play the game against. In this guide, we will talk about how you can play Dice Poker mini game in The Witcher 2.

Every NPC in The Witcher 2 world plays Dice Poker; humans, elves and dwarves. Dice Poker is a simple game, but you can earn lot orens since the bets are high.

You can start a game by choosing the dialogue option: Let’s play Dice. You will play the game using six-sided dice, and the game plays as follows:

  • A dice poker board will appear after beginning the game. Your dice are at the bottom, while your opponents at the top.
  • You place your bid using a slider. Your opponent can raise it, and you can accept that or pass.
  • You roll the dice by placing them above the board and clicking the left mouse button. Moving the mouse when rolling influences the direction the dice will roll and how strong the throw will be. You must be careful not to throw them beyond the board. Your opponent rolls his dice after you roll yours.
  • Now you can compare your dice roll to your opponents.
  • Click the dice you would like to roll again. They will be highlighted. After
  • accepting your choice, you will be able to increase your bid and make another roll.
  • After your opponents roll, the dice are compared, and the player with the better roll takes the money.

Winning rolls, from highest to lowest:

  1. Five-of-a-kind: Five dice showing the same value
  2. Four-of-a-kind: Four dice showing the same value
  3. Full House: A pair and a three
  4. Six-high strait: Dice showing 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
  5. Five-high strait: Dice showing 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
  6. Three-of-a-kind: Three dice showing the same value
  7. Two pairs: Dice showing two matched pairs of values
  8. One Pair: Dice showing a single matched pair of values

Should both players have the same roll, the winner is determined by the value of his roll. If both players have the same roll and value, its a draw.

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  • SuperLateGuy

    Not sure about the PC version, but the U.S. XBOX360, if there are numerals in the die, they are extremely tiny. I’ve been counting based on the number of points/vertices the die has.

    A single circle is 1.
    Two overlapping circles is 2.
    Triangle is 3.
    Square is 4.
    Five-point star is 5.
    Six-point star is 6.

    Another way to verify 1 and 2 is basing it off your Vigor. Just to the left of your Vigor, the symbol will change to reflect how much Vigor you have remaining. Use up some Vigor to see what each number looks like to double check before going into a die game.

    Late I know, but hoping this will help someone in the future.

  • jbra

    They aren’t marked in roman numerals a triangle is not three, a star is not five, its a v. It don’t make sense

    • limered

      They are numbered. There are small roman numbers in the middle.
      I means 1
      II means 2
      III means 3
      IV means 4
      V means 5
      VI means 6

  • Elmaestro

    Pfft, ha!

    • jkkjk

      yes they are in fact numbered w roman numerals. guys, its really not their fault they happen to be a by-product of the u.s. educational system. if your not, however, then you have no excuse

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  • Klee

    Seriously. They arn’t numbered. How are we supposed to know?

  • kjvkjv

    why? oh why are you such a prick?

  • Al

    The dice are not exactly numbered… so how do you work out a srait?

    • Art-hiel-Arc

      Why, oh why are you so dumb?

  • derrick

    how do you determine the winner when u both have 3 of a kind?

  • Joe

    Full house doesn’t beat 4 of a kind in poker.

  • witcher

    a full house beats 4 of a kind….