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Re: Dice For Beth

From: Ground Zero Games <jon@g...>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2000 08:23:35 +0000
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 them
>> for every roll, it'll often go un-noticed. At least, when a
>> 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

The Warlords, who organise Salute, have been doing some interesting dice
variations each year as freebies for attending punters - last year it
the "extreme" D6, numbered 1,1,2,5,6,6 , and this year a D3 (D6 with
1,1,2,2,3,3). Fun to have in the dice bag!

Jon (GZG)

>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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