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Lee Brilleaux Fezian05 Feb 2016 8:27 a.m. PST

Genuine mammoth ivory D20s. $248 USD each, in an Eastern Aromatic Cedar box (it says here) with a black walnut insert. Obviously.

I assume they are carved by Arctic hunter-gatherers in their spare time.

Buying a pair of these dice seems a touch ostentatious – – -

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Texas Jack05 Feb 2016 8:30 a.m. PST

A pity they arenīt D6s, then I could use about twenty or so…

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Feb 2016 8:40 a.m. PST

Sorry, not in the budget.

Then again, when I saw the headline, my first thought was, the traditional answer--Penicillin.

TVAG

Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2016 8:52 a.m. PST

But, do they come with a 'roll well' guarantee?

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2016 8:57 a.m. PST

For those who lack Fortitude.

TNE230005 Feb 2016 9:28 a.m. PST

I would rather have these:

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Mako11 Inactive Member05 Feb 2016 9:53 a.m. PST

I thought the sale of ivory is banned?

tberry7403 Inactive Member05 Feb 2016 9:55 a.m. PST

Not MAMMOTH ivory.

Personal logo Ditto Tango 2 3 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member05 Feb 2016 2:59 p.m. PST

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Lee Brilleaux Fezian05 Feb 2016 4:20 p.m. PST

I posted this on a few sites/Facebook pages, and the results are --

"I want one!"

"What kind of idiot wants one?"

"I never spend more than 47 cents on dice."

"Does it roll properly?"

"It's a waste of money!"

"You just said you spent more than that on (insert waste of money of choice)

"People can spend their money on anything they like!"

"Does it smell funny?"

"Won't this endanger mammoths?"

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2016 4:28 p.m. PST

I am looking at them from a manufacturer's perspective.
Obviously you can't grind up and melt down mammoths to cast them.
That must be some tedious milling procedure, particularly to make them pass Lou Zocchi's stringent "roll true" standards.
No wonder they cost so much! grin
Mammoth ivory is dirt cheap!

At that price they better roll high.
Or low if I am shooting in TSATF.
Maybe each one should come with a Certificate of Bias, showing how they roll. I'm not paying that price for some damn random numbers! I want to kill!

Ivan DBA05 Feb 2016 7:44 p.m. PST

That would be awesome for Frostgrave…

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP06 Feb 2016 2:07 p.m. PST

I might order a set along with baby seal fur gloves to roll them with.

Greylegion06 Feb 2016 7:40 p.m. PST

You guys kill me! LMAO!!!

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