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mikepmarkey wrote:...but I could offer some individual dice in other colors in the future if there's interest.
Well, that's a thought if you're finding this worth going forward with... Some folks like their dice to be all one color, and then there are those of us that like variety so we can pick out the right one easier...
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Well, that auction is over and another box of dice is out the door or will be soon. Feel free to leave positive feedback if you already got yours. That's it for me until some time after Gen Con.

Happy gaming, and may all your hits be crits!
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I thank you kindly, and look forward to receiving my sets.
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Got my sets Friday! Just in time for my first session that night!

Players were mystified by them!

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Got my two sets the other day. My son took one look at them and said something to the effect of "cool, but why are the d7 and d14 so huge?"

So, why are the d7 and d14 so huge?
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Cool! I just got my two sets, and they are beautiful! And it's game night....how cool is that!
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I could of sworn I ordered a set, but I can't find proof!!! When will these be available again? I need some. Plain white set is perfect for my purpose.
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reverenddak wrote:I could of sworn I ordered a set, but I can't find proof!!! When will these be available again? I need some. Plain white set is perfect for my purpose.
I got mine today. Each die was individually paper-wrapped inside a bubble-wrap envelope, so they arrived in pristine condition. I am very happy with the purchase, and very happy with the seller. When they become available again, I am considering buying more.
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Cathbad the Meek (herbalist Wizard 1): AC 9; 4 hp; S 7, A 7, St 10, P 17, I 13, L 8; Neutral; Club, herbs, 50' rope, 50 cp; -1 to melee attack rolls. Hideous scar.
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Koplow are selling these sets for $7.50 here at GenCon. Some are all white, some are mixed colors including black, blue, green.
Just FYI.

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Those are literally the ugliest dice in existence.
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Vanguard wrote:Those are literally the ugliest dice in existence.
Yep. perfect for demos and table loaners!
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I like 'em. :mrgreen:
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Cathbad the Meek (herbalist Wizard 1): AC 9; 4 hp; S 7, A 7, St 10, P 17, I 13, L 8; Neutral; Club, herbs, 50' rope, 50 cp; -1 to melee attack rolls. Hideous scar.
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Vanguard wrote:Those are literally the ugliest dice in existence.
They are bland, but I've seen uglier... Heck, I have uglier...
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finarvyn wrote:So, why are the d7 and d14 so huge?
OK...so while at GenCon and after buying six sets, individually, as well as all the other dice my kids and I wanted, I told them I had only one complaint....why are the d7/d14's so big?

Here's the gist:
They had no idea there would be such a demand. Nobody told them their would be a game that called for them (I informed him as part of the conversation that the name of the game was DCC from Goodman - he literally had no idea). At present, all they had in the way of molds for d7/d14 were for educational purposes - continents (an I think seas). In order to make that work, each face had to be large enough to have a picture of the geographical location in question. Thus - d7/d14 have huge faces to fit the pictures!

He seemed sympathetic to my pleas and there is hope that by GenCon next year we might see more normal-sized d7/d14 dice.



It also seemed kind of neat to me - "converting" shapes/dice intended for education to be used in an RPG had a nice symmetry to it...
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Jim Skach wrote:...It also seemed kind of neat to me - "converting" shapes/dice intended for education to be used in an RPG had a nice symmetry to it...
Great story.

And D&D has always been edumacational -- I figure I owe about 3-in-8 of my Scrabble words to Mr. Gygax!
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Don't want to destroy your business, but would you mind sharing where you're getting these? I'd like to order some and you ain't got any for sale right now. :-)
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I saw the post above about Koplow's Big Damn Oddball Dice while at Gen Con, so I visited the Dealer's Hall and grabbed a set of those and the matching jumbo "normal" polyhedrals. The only one they didn't have on hand was the d14 (though they did have the d7, go figure), so I placed an eBay order for that while at Gen Con. When I got home, my final die was here, making it complete. My only complaint is that the d16 is still a bit on the smaller side when compared with the rest of the set. Oh, and I picked up the nifty reinforced vinyl bag for 'em too.

See, some of you have been dissing their oversized shapes, but I think that's what makes these so cool! See the "normal sized" polys next to them? Yeah, when you roll these, you get a sissy little noise - KLINK - DINKLE - TINKLE - TINK. But roll these BDD (big damn dice) and they sound all manly and stuff - BLONK - KLADONKLE - BLONKLE - DONK. when those go bouncing, you know serious sh*t's goin' down!

Some folks call their dice "knucklebones," but these are "skullbones."
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Big dice are nice for both younger and older gamers ... you know the one you were and the one you will be. :)
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sniderman wrote:BLONK - KLADONKLE - BLONKLE - DONK.
Thanks, you just named my next 4 zero level PCs :wink:
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I call them Kindergarten dice... like the pencils, crayons, Duplo, etc... but they're awesome.

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And don't use them in your dice tower either. Now I gotta go find pumper's helper.
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sniderman wrote:Image

I saw the post above about Koplow's Big Damn Oddball Dice while at Gen Con, so I visited the Dealer's Hall and grabbed a set of those and the matching jumbo "normal" polyhedrals. The only one they didn't have on hand was the d14 (though they did have the d7, go figure), so I placed an eBay order for that while at Gen Con. When I got home, my final die was here, making it complete. My only complaint is that the d16 is still a bit on the smaller side when compared with the rest of the set. Oh, and I picked up the nifty reinforced vinyl bag for 'em too.

See, some of you have been dissing their oversized shapes, but I think that's what makes these so cool! See the "normal sized" polys next to them? Yeah, when you roll these, you get a sissy little noise - KLINK - DINKLE - TINKLE - TINK. But roll these BDD (big damn dice) and they sound all manly and stuff - BLONK - KLADONKLE - BLONKLE - DONK. when those go bouncing, you know serious sh*t's goin' down!

Some folks call their dice "knucklebones," but these are "skullbones."

Can some one tell me where I can get both these dice and the bag to purchase please
thanks
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thefmgirl wrote:Can some one tell me where I can get both these dice and the bag to purchase please
thanks
I picked them all up at Gen Con. They're Koplow dice.

http://www.koplowgames.com/

The bag is from Crystal Caste.

www.crystalcaste.com

There have been a few links posted earlier in this thread telling you where you can pick these up. Heck, there's even an eBay auction in the post above yours offering most of these dice.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/320994331507

And when all else fails, poke around eBay, game store sites, and the usual locations.
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