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Gabriel Kitterman
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The game comes with eight dice but as far as I can tell, seven is the most you would ever need (Artillery + the leadership card gives you a roll of 7 dice)

Were they just being generous to include the extra die or am I missing something?

 
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Re:Why does the game come with eight dice?
Bobagabe (#21998),
When we play we usually use four dice each, I guess that's why they included 8 (since the most common attack is four dice) and if that was their intention, then, yes, they were being generous :-).

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Re:Why does the game come with eight dice?
Jern (#22005),

I play Battle cry by the original rules (except the "drop of the edge of the board" rule.) but having that extra dice does sort bag for something special.

HMMMM... So many posibilities

 
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Re:Why does the game come with eight dice?
It was a bit of a pain to stick the stickers to all dice.

I also "had to" numerate the stickers as 1-6 (retreat, inf, inf, cav, art, saber) and put them on exactly like a d6 with numbers.
 
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Re:Why does the game come with eight dice?
Its probabally just incase you loose one. :)
 
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Re:Why does the game come with eight dice?
The real reason is that the Leadership card allows artillery on a hill with an attached General to roll 8 dice.

 
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Re:Why does the game come with eight dice?
Steve99 (#41093),Leadership allows Generals attached to artillery to roll 2 extra dice not 3. A General attached to artillery never adds the extra 1 die per the rules. Only the leadership card give the extra 2 in that specific case.

Artillery firing from a hill has its range increased by one, not its total dice numbers. At a range of 1, it still only rolls 5 dice. So on a hill, range 1, with a leadership card and general, they would still only roll 7 dice. Hope this clears it up. Cheers.
 
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