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Re: Dice For Beth

From: John Leary <john_t_leary@p...>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 16:48:11 -0800
Subject: Re: Dice For Beth

Thomas.Barclay wrote:
> Beth,
> I assume you (like the rest of us) have seen the standard small D6.
Not the
> micro miniature ones, just the ones about 0.6 or 0.7 cm across or
> thereabouts. You can (amazingly) get the same coloured dice
(identically) in
> sets of two featuring the numbers 3 and 4 (or 6 I believe).
> These could be used with legerdemain or diversionary attacks ("Bring
the pop
> from the fridge... I'll roll when you're return <switches> .... Oh,
look a
> six!"). You'd think this would stick out, but as long as you don't use
> for every roll, it'll often go un-noticed. At least, when a Federation
> Command Cruiser with a spread of overloaded Photon Torpedos run by an
> friend Scott "blindsided" me with the 3's and 4's (needed 1-4 to hit)
> ripped my D7C several new orifices, I didn't have any idea. 6's are
> in large numbers. 3's and 4's don't stick out. Mix them with normal
dice to
> just skew up the average and for more stealth.

I think the reference is to War Games Rresearch 'averaging' dice
With the fleet book, I think that this could do more damage than good.
And not even a mention of reputation!

Bye for now,
John L.

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