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d20

(noun) : A 20 sided die used in role playing games. Most recently used as the base die in game systems. Often incorperated by gamers into the tile to difrentiate between earlier editions. Examples: Legend of the Five Rings d20 System, Star Trek d20 System

Out of all the sides of a d20 how is it I roll a 1.

Submitted by: BSC from Virginia on May. 10, 2006 01:09


d12

(noun) : more a correction than a definition. Existing description states the faces are 'hexagonal' (6-sided). In fact they are 'pentagonal' (5-sided)

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 14, 2006 11:53


d10 (noun) : A multisided rounded "diamond" shaped die used in role playing games. Depending on style the ten side is either marked "0" or "10". Also know as percentile dice when rolled in pairs, usually of diffrent colors, with one choosen to represent ones and the other tens. This method allows rolls between 1-100 without the nee...

I rolled a 5 on my d10

Submitted by: BSC from Virginia on May. 10, 2006 00:56


d8 (noun) : A eight sided "diamond" shaped die used in role playing games. The faceup readable number is the number rolled.

Long swords do one d8 of damage

Submitted by: BSC from Virginia on May. 10, 2006 00:45


d4 (noun) : A pyrimidal shaped die used in role playing games. The number that is upright and readable on each of the three visable sides is the number rolled.

"Roll a d4 for damage from your dagger."

Submitted by: BSC from Virginia on May. 10, 2006 00:39


d6 (noun) : A square six sided die

Roll a d6.

Submitted by: BSC from Virginia on May. 10, 2006 00:33


RPG

(noun) : role playing game —used esp. in online or electronic gaming

Have you heard of that new RPG that's coming out next month?

Submitted by: La Ivonne from California on Sep. 27, 2006 00:02


rephasement (verb) : the cyclical process of refining the phase of your x-ray diffraction data.

I will be here working on my rephasement for the rest of the day if you need me. —Justin Hall, Class Notes, 5-5-06

Submitted by: Justin Hall from Oregon on May. 09, 2006 16:47


insilication (noun) : a) the embodiment of vast and/or complex data after processing via a computer algorithm.

the affect of the expermental varables are insilicated here in this spreadsheet —Justin Hall, Software Help Manual, 5-9-06

Submitted by: Justin Hall from Oregon on May. 09, 2006 16:44


statoid (noun) : A primary administrative subdivision of a country. Umbrella term covering states, provinces, departments, counties, territories, governorates, and so on, depending on the specific country.

Is a statoid's capital ever located outside of the statoid itself? —Gwillim Law, 1999

Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 09, 2006 13:46