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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #200 on: May 06, 2012, 09:13:25 AM »
Assuming they are original HPG's from the early 1900's I would guess the logo is that of a former casino/gambling house?

(Similar to this style of logo

If so narrowing it down beyond that is a shot in the dark.
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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #201 on: May 06, 2012, 10:39:41 AM »
Assuming they are original HPG's from the early 1900's I would guess the logo is that of a former casino/gambling house?

(Similar to this style of logo

If so narrowing it down beyond that is a shot in the dark.

LOL .. thanks ... Unfortunately the dice are not that old ... My guess is they are from the 1960-70's ... based on the aging of the plastic and paint ... as well as the boxes in which they were contained (not a real indicator but they do match)

In addition .. I have never seen casino's sell / have poker dice (just because I have not seen them does not mean that they do not exist)

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #204 on: July 16, 2012, 08:28:43 AM »
Saw these dice and immediately thought of this thread. (The link came from the rpg subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/rpg/comments/wm7pp/so_my_group_has_some_cool_dice_courtesy_of_their/)
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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #205 on: July 31, 2012, 11:58:05 AM »
Yep .. they are Shapeways - CeramicWombat dice

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #209 on: October 10, 2012, 01:59:27 PM »
Nice.  I can see the Texas Chainsaw killer showing up for game-night with these leather beauties! Just don't ask him what type of leather they are made from.
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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #210 on: October 10, 2012, 03:37:37 PM »
That one is pretty awesome!!

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #211 on: October 11, 2012, 07:40:00 AM »
LOL .. I never thought of that (Chainsaw) ... Yea the leather dice are really cool .. that is why I chose the d12 as the die of the month :) ... among the 560 others :)

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #212 on: October 13, 2012, 02:00:03 PM »
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Triumph of the Dungeon Master!

Ah, how I have come to love that sense of accomplishment and victory that I get when I pull the wool over the eyes of a clever player character. What DM Triumphs have you had?

Some of mine:
1. Finally killing an incredibly powerful, lucky, annoying player's character.
2. Finally achieving a TPK (Total Party Kill)
3. Finally achieving a TPK using only traps
4. Finally working out how to make it so that d**n wizard doesn't steal the spotlight all the d**n time.

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #213 on: October 13, 2012, 07:25:13 PM »
Sure ... both in the movie ... and several models (with snake) by artist

Here is what I have an can actually count as dice ...



http://images4.fanpop.com/image/photos/18100000/Oogie-Boogie-oogie-boogie-18165916-1280-960.jpg

Ever see these bad boys before?  :twisted:

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #214 on: October 13, 2012, 07:30:58 PM »
Right. I forgot I was speaking with the Master :)
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Triumph of the Dungeon Master!

Ah, how I have come to love that sense of accomplishment and victory that I get when I pull the wool over the eyes of a clever player character. What DM Triumphs have you had?

Some of mine:
1. Finally killing an incredibly powerful, lucky, annoying player's character.
2. Finally achieving a TPK (Total Party Kill)
3. Finally achieving a TPK using only traps
4. Finally working out how to make it so that d**n wizard doesn't steal the spotlight all the d**n time.

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #215 on: October 14, 2012, 08:53:33 AM »
The funny thing about those dice are ... I saw the ebay auction for the actual dice used in the movie (allegedly) ...

I bid even though I could not count them in the collection because of the snake ... I was overbid :(

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #217 on: November 09, 2012, 01:15:16 PM »
Kevin, you should see if you can dig something like this up:


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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #218 on: November 10, 2012, 04:17:39 PM »
How awesome would it be if an ancient papyrus scroll with an etched character sheet on it, turned up next!
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Triumph of the Dungeon Master!

Ah, how I have come to love that sense of accomplishment and victory that I get when I pull the wool over the eyes of a clever player character. What DM Triumphs have you had?

Some of mine:
1. Finally killing an incredibly powerful, lucky, annoying player's character.
2. Finally achieving a TPK (Total Party Kill)
3. Finally achieving a TPK using only traps
4. Finally working out how to make it so that d**n wizard doesn't steal the spotlight all the d**n time.

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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #219 on: November 10, 2012, 10:18:40 PM »
How awesome would it be if an ancient papyrus scroll with an etched character sheet on it, turned up next!


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Re: Dice Talk
« Reply #220 on: November 15, 2012, 07:51:05 AM »
Kevin, you should see if you can dig something like this up:
....

Horus was always rolling 20s.


I bid on one similar



and I have a copy from the Louvre


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Very early polyhedral dice
« Reply #224 on: February 20, 2013, 05:23:55 PM »
I just had to do an interim update to show these dice



At first I thought they were just some cheap polys that someone marked with sharpie and put into an old dice box ... Turns out ... they are cheap polys (Hong Kong) but are much older than I thought ... 1963

These may be the oldest polyhedral game dice set ... we have seen d4's ... d6's ... d12's ... and even d20's from ancient times ... but never as a set