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53Punisher06 Apr 2016 6:05 p.m. PST

Another must have for all of us diceaholics:

thedicelab.com/d120.html

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian06 Apr 2016 6:11 p.m. PST

Roll 2d120 and check the wound chart! evil grin

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2016 6:44 p.m. PST

Very interesting. How well does it roll and stop on soft texture surfaces such as a war-game mat or flocked surface?

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2016 6:46 p.m. PST

Cocked dice!

Dynaman878906 Apr 2016 7:11 p.m. PST

As I posted on Facebook, this is even more worthless than the D100 I bought decades ago, I rolled it once and it is still rolling…

I mean, at least a percentile dice was in use as 2d10 before, I don't think I've ever seen a need for a d120.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian06 Apr 2016 7:35 p.m. PST

In the video, the d120 stops better than a d60…

Dschebe Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2016 11:35 p.m. PST

Good news for Babylonian gamers.

Personal logo John Treadaway Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2016 2:53 a.m. PST

Intriguing "everest" moment*

But stunningly counterproductive IMHO. % rolls with 2 d10: fine – been doing that for ever, but the need for 120 separate results?

A well crafted solution desperately seeking a problem.

John T


* why make it? Because we can

Brandlin Inactive Member07 Apr 2016 5:34 a.m. PST

"The d120 can be used as a dn, where n is any proper factor of 120, including all of the dice in a standard seven-dice polyset."

There you go, as 120 has factors that include 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 and 20, then technically the d120 is the only dice you need!

Throw out all the others and just buy these new revolutionary (only been around a few hundred years) dice.


Ps I'm off to count and number the dimples on a golf ball…

coopman07 Apr 2016 8:05 a.m. PST

Geez, I have to go back to my "Empire" Napoleonics days to remember when I last needed percentile dice. I have no use for a D120.

Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2016 8:40 a.m. PST

Another must have for all of us diceaholics:

I prefer "diceabetic", personally.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2016 8:45 a.m. PST

Dschebe for the win!
Short,dry,deadpan.
I love it!

Personal logo Tacitus Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2016 9:12 a.m. PST

John nailed it with, "because we can". A 'crit' on that die should end any game automatically.

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