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Old 07-18-2022, 07:06 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by Armin View Post
I really like that I have enough various d6 that I can often customize the ones I'm using to have colors/designs to match what I'm doing. Although I really dislike 'fancy' d6 that have designs all over the various faces, as they're much harder to read the actual face value. I like pips, but love skulls or dragons or whatever for a single face.
For dice with a single decorated face, I believe US convention is that the decoration replaces the 6; European is that it replaces the 1. (Maybe the other way round.) For this reason I don't have dice like that; I want to read them quickly without picking them up and looking at the bottom face to check.

(Several of the ones johndallman had made used custom pips elements of a flag, skull and crossbones, etc. and that works very well.)
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