May 23 2012
I love dice – so do my kids. You cannot go wrong with bag of dice for both entertainment and educational fun. Those are just a few of my dice (pictured above) used for Warhammer, 40k, D&D, Gurps and other tabletop fun. Hands down, my favorite die (and it should come as no surprise) is the icosahedron – or d20 as it is colloquially known – which has 20 faces of equilateral triangles and the sum of opposite faces equaling 21. Rolling a 20 is considered in many games as a critical hit – a successful attack that deals more damage than a normal attack.
As an archaeologist, however, I am really fascinated by the 2nd century d20 as More