2 definitions by Crispy (LS)

Top Definition
Noun: Particularly bad rolls of dice, a commonly used term when engaged in table-top gaming (and/or gambling).

Named as such for the famously bad rolls of 'Jim'.
"I hit him with two quickened, empowered magic missiles."

(rolls 10d4, gets 10 '1's)

"Oh crimeny, I got a damn Jim Roll. Take... 25 damage."
by Crispy (LS) August 20, 2005
STD
'Story Teller's Discretion'.

This phrase indicates the Story Teller (or DM, or GM, depending on what game one is playing) decides to make reality shift in a particular way. Often-times done in order to make the story develop in a particular manner.
1. Upon reaching the anti-climactic 'Final Encounter' of a long and drawn out quest for the artifact needed to enter the Bastion of Broken souls (A fragment of the soul totem), Fighter: The human fighter rolled three natural twenties in a row, which resulted in the untimely (one-round-kill) demise of the fallen god.

However, in order to promote the challenge of this encounter, the DM decides to use an STD to allow a centuries old Contingency heal to revive the poor fellow, at full hitpoints, and rather angry at having been slain in such a way. Then a 'true' fight ensued.

2. Thor throwing his famed hammer Mjollnir(Molniya) at a Werewolf in D&D Edition 3.5, and deciding not to remove the 10 damage which would be removed, since the hammer isn't made of silver. This STD though perhaps un-needed (the werewolf would likely die from the modified damage) makes sense, since even though it's not a silver weapon perse; when Thor throws his hammer, he means business, and that 10 damage shouldn't be reduced because it's not made of silver.
by Crispy (LS) December 16, 2005
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