Lego Block or 4 Sided Dice? Which One Hurt The Most?

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My vote is on 4 sided dice. There reason why it does 1d4 damage. 

What's your vote and do you got any interesting story to shared of this pain? 
Never stepped on a Lego, but one player used the four-sided dice as caltrops once.

 

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Never stepped on a Lego, but one player used the four-sided dice as caltrops once.


My first DM referred the d4 as the Caltrop after the cat knocked it on the floor (and all the way to the kitchen) and he "found" it in the middle of the night. I've used the term ever since, but haven't ever stepped on either.

Never stepped on a Lego, but one player used the four-sided dice as caltrops once.


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Both. They each have their own special type of pain.
One starts with OUCH, the other starts with SON OFA B****! Ill let you guys and girls decide wich one is wich.

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I once stepped on a 4 sided dice, right in the middle of my foot. 

Stepping on legos may sting, but a 4 sided dice make it feel like you step on a nail.  
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I'd prefer stepping on a Lego by mistake over a D4. When you step on the lego, it's fairly wide(unless you step on it wierdly or it's a strangely shaped Lego) and most of the pain gets spread to everywhere else you stepped on it, and msot of the damage is softened because of that. With a d4, the entire pain is getting directed to a single point.
The d4 is definitely much worse.
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Why would you make a topic like this?  Both bring up terrible memories of pain.  At least I have yet to cut my foot thanks to a D4...

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 I've stepped on both and the d4 is by far worse than regular legos but, the "Dragon" megablock lego weapons can be as bad as a d4. Neither compare to a nail though, 14 years of construction sites and I remember both times I put a nail in my foot as if they were yesterday.
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Looks like the 4 sided dice is the clear winner. 

I hope you all don't have to experience the pain of stepping on one.  
While stepping on Lego blocks is bad, I have to say the d4 is worse.
I have to disagree with the majority.

A d4 IS painful; don't mistake me. The sharp point has a distinct stabbing sensation that can send nerves firing like popcorn. But stepping on a Lego piece, left by a beautiful 4 year old daughter, when said Lego piece has fallen on the carpet and is angled in such a way that one of those razor sharp corner/edge combos is upright.. holy cow.

The standard d4 is somewhat (SOMEWHAT) rounded on the top, the older models are even flat. The Lego is shaped in such a way that in an emergency, you can use one as a makeshift surgical knife.
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One of my worst foot-based injuries, occurred not from stepping on a lego or a die (I have done both) but from stepping on an up-turn plug. Now this is a English plug that went about an inch into my foot and left a perfectly rectangular wound. And I didn't even notice until I'd walked a trail of blood all the way down the stairs, funny how that happens.
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Lego by far.  Most d4s are rounded (as stated by DaBugbear), but most Legos are still sharp, even after years of love.
After playing in a 14 hour game at a convention I fell asleep not realizing that I had dropped a d4 in my sleeping bag...

I awoke six hours later in horrible pain.   My friend pulled the d4 from my back and it left a black bruise and hurt like heck.

I vote d4, but I would say it depends on how it is implemented to inflict pain.
Lego blocks do 1 point damage, with a 20 critical for x2.

D4 as a weapon actually has a special feature (represented by Δ in the footnotes). This means it attacks with +4 to hit (increasing it's DPR overall) and, most notably, when stepped on makes a free trip attack as if 8 categories larger. If the trip is successful, the d4 makes a bullrush attack in one of 4 cardinal directions with the same size category modifier for strength.

True story: I once lived in a tiny attic space with a hardwood floor, ceiling so low the rats was hunchbacked. I step on a d4, which slides directly toward the stairs, and I fall down those. Although I was unscathed, the d4 was pressing into my heel... so when I try to stand again, I immediately fall down again.

Terrible klutz? No. The d4 is just... overpowered.
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Nerf d4. Lego is working as intended.
So many PCs, so little time...
I have to disagree with the majority.

A d4 IS painful; don't mistake me. The sharp point has a distinct stabbing sensation that can send nerves firing like popcorn. But stepping on a Lego piece, left by a beautiful 4 year old daughter, when said Lego piece has fallen on the carpet and is angled in such a way that one of those razor sharp corner/edge combos is upright.. holy cow.

The standard d4 is somewhat (SOMEWHAT) rounded on the top, the older models are even flat. The Lego is shaped in such a way that in an emergency, you can use one as a makeshift surgical knife.



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Nerf d4. Lego is working as intended.

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