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posted by janrinok on Thursday November 14 2019, @08:45PM   Printer-friendly
from the on-a-roll dept.

Submitted via IRC for TheMightyBuzzard

A D&D Sapphire Anniversary Dice Set has been announced as one of the world's largest pencil-and-paper role-playing games celebrates not one but two anniversaries: it's been 45 years since the release of the original Dungeons & Dragons and five years since the release of Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition.

Upon its announcement Franchise VP Nathan Stewart had the following to say:

When the D&D team realized the sapphire is the traditional anniversary stone for both five years and forty-five years, and that adding a laboratory-created sapphire to a twenty-sided die wouldn't jeopardize the integrity of a roll, we couldn't pass up the chance to make something really cool to celebrate the milestones, the team put together a fun product for our fans that includes art and newly updated stats for sapphire dragons, making these classic dragons ready for play in your next D&D session.

For the enthusiast with $299.99 to spare!


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  • (Score: 1) by Sulla on Friday November 15 2019, @07:16AM (1 child)

    by Sulla (5173) Subscriber Badge on Friday November 15 2019, @07:16AM (#920628) Journal

    Are you thinking of second edition? Math? This is basic addition and subtraction not Attack Vector: Tactical

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  • (Score: 2) by The Mighty Buzzard on Saturday November 16 2019, @07:34AM

    Math still slows down the story, even if it's simple. While there's plenty of fun to be had not knowing what a die is going to turn up in a crucial moment, the crucial moment is the important bit not the mechanics.

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