Dungeons & Dragons turns 45 this year, and its best-selling fifth edition turns five. To celebrate, the publisher Wizards of the Coast offers a wild set of dice. The $ 300 set of polyhedrals is made of light aluminum, and the d20 includes a laboratory-grown sapphire. Only 1,974 sets will ever be made. Manufactured by Level Up Dice, they will be sold on November 21st.
"When the D&D team realized that sapphire is the traditional anniversary stone for both five and forty-five years, and adding a laboratory-created sapphire to a twenty-sided door would not compromise the integrity of a roller, we could not give up the chance to do something really cool to celebrate the milestones, "said Nathan Stewart, vice president responsible for the D&D franchise.
The set contains two d20s, of which only one contains a sapphire and four d6, along with the usual assortment of d1
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