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RichardD
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Duh duh duh dice Thu, 29 March 2007 16:22
OK, which bright spark chose to have the very light-coloured dice printed with white numerals?

Being really, really picky I could criticise the artist for shading the arena pieces so that there is a "right way round" and a "wrong way" (I'm not talking about the coloured versus plain sides, but the way the shadows only match up on the arena pieces if they are placed in one particular orientation). But that's no real criticism at all.

But the dice gaff Shocked Granted, it's not a game-wrecker by any means, but I'd suggest ringing the printing factory to change the colour of the ink if it were my decision.
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Thu, 29 March 2007 16:35
Wow. Strike two on DOW dice in as many games! Will we see the Colosseum dice replacement program soon? I wonder where they keep getting these dice? Maybe they should change their name to Dice of Wonder!!!!

Very Happy All tongue in check, of course.
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Thu, 29 March 2007 16:38
beh also my M44 dice start to have some colour problem..
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Thu, 29 March 2007 16:50
I agree that printing roman numerals in white on light wood was not the best design choice to make.

Apart from the obvious color clash we also disliked the novel Roman numerals. It takes a while to get used to the difference between "IV" and "VI" when trying to read two dice of which one is 'upside down'...
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Thu, 29 March 2007 17:08
We initially asked for dark wood and white numbers and the samples we had to approve were fine. I discovered the light wood once the game was produced Evil or Very Mad

It is too late to change it. Next game, no dice, we are cursed Confused


      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Thu, 29 March 2007 17:47
Koplow Games used to carry standard-sized, white, six-sided dice with black roman numerals. I viewed their online catalogue and didn't see them so I sent them an email to ascertain whether or not they still sell them. There is currently an example of the dice on eBay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-6-Roman-Numeral-D6-Six-Sided-RPG-Gam ing-Dice-Set_W0QQitemZ230109281190QQcategoryZ2544QQssPageNam eZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Fri, 30 March 2007 04:23
But the dice in Colosseum are not standard dice. One face is unusual (1-3).
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Fri, 30 March 2007 18:06
player188405 wrote on Thu, 29 March 2007 10:47

Koplow Games used to carry standard-sized, white, six-sided dice with black roman numerals. I viewed their online catalogue and didn't see them so I sent them an email to ascertain whether or not they still sell them. There is currently an example of the dice on eBay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-6-Roman-Numeral-D6-Six-Sided-RPG-Gam ing-Dice-Set_W0QQitemZ230109281190QQcategoryZ2544QQssPageNam eZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


Oops, I obviously missed that. However, as there is no "I" face {correct?} so, in a pinch, the Roman numeral die could still work, i.e., "I = 1-3".
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Fri, 30 March 2007 20:10
yes, that is correct.
      
Warpstorm
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Wed, 06 June 2007 04:42
My brand spanking new copy has black lettering! Thanks, DOW.
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Wed, 06 June 2007 19:41
Same here. White dice - black lettering
      
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Wed, 06 June 2007 19:43
yes, all US copies have the correct dice. There had to be a benefit to getting the game two months later than Europe, he? Rolling Eyes Laughing
      
mvettemagred
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Re:Duh duh duh dice Mon, 06 August 2007 20:13
Way to jump on this issue quickly, DOW! I was pleasantly surprised to see the dark numerals on my dice.

Now, if I could just replace the orange stadium (which looks too much like the red stadium) with yellow... Twisted Evil
      
    
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