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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:17 pm 
 

Nice video interview with James Ward on Kevin Blume and the "Hong Kong dice".

  

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:55 pm 
 

grubbiv wrote in Dice:Well dicecollector.com has Armory blister packs with d20s numbered 1 to 20 and dated 1985.


These blisters are from 1985 but I think I have had some 1983 or 84 that were also numbered 1-20:

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:53 pm 
 

Maybe the easiest way to tell a "Mentzer" die from a "Moldvay" die is the flat-topped "3".

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Post Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:00 pm 
 

grubbiv wrote in Dice:Maybe the easiest way to tell a "Mentzer" die from a "Moldvay" die is the flat-topped "3".


-I have a pair of 10-sided percentile dice from a 1982 (face logo) Star Frontiers box with the flat-top 3.

-I also have a set with flat-top 3s, where the D8 is longer than it is wide. The dice are different colors, instead of all one color. Would this fit the description of Mentzer-era dice?

  

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:49 am 
 

MadCatUSA wrote in Dice:
How much are they?


He finally released them on his page, $40 a set and that doesn't get you a Pink One. A Percentile Set is $16. I guess for that price they are inked but doesn't include shipping. I might sound a little cheapskate-ish but I'm not real excited about getting them at that price.

  

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:43 pm 
 

Mister Yuk wrote in Dice:
MadCatUSA wrote in Dice:
How much are they?


He finally released them on his page, $40 a set and that doesn't get you a Pink One. A Percentile Set is $16. I guess for that price they are inked but doesn't include shipping. I might sound a little cheapskate-ish but I'm not real excited about getting them at that price.


Yeah, for a set of dice, that is REALLY pricey. $10 yes, $15 if they are really high quality, but $40? No thanks.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:52 am 
 

An interesting score by one of the members of the dice collecting Group on Facebook I'm in. Might be the oldest set of Modern d20s. If not oldest, they would be close to it.

Throwback Thursday: The Oldest Modern d20 - 20 Faces of Fate20 Faces of Fate

  

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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:32 pm 
 

Mister Yuk wrote in Dice:An interesting score by one of the members of the dice collecting Group on Facebook I'm in. Might be the oldest set of Modern d20s. If not oldest, they would be close to it.

Throwback Thursday: The Oldest Modern d20 - 20 Faces of Fate20 Faces of Fate


It looks like there were different "printings" of these dice. Check out how the number "9" differs slightly on the eBay acquired set versus the image from the Kevin Cook set. The "back" of the 9 goes just above the loop in the Kevin Cook set, while it stops at the loop in the eBay set.

Very cool history though ...


"Okay, we turn the corner and see a Purple 'WHAT' !?!" . . (the DM rolls a 20 or so he says) . . It all went black right after that.

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:48 pm 
 

PM-Knight wrote in Dice:
It looks like there were different "printings" of these dice. Check out how the number "9" differs slightly on the eBay acquired set versus the image from the Kevin Cook set. The "back" of the 9 goes just above the loop in the Kevin Cook set, while it stops at the loop in the eBay set.

Very cool history though ...


Yeah, I noticed it too and when Kevin saw it he was really confused.

  
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