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What game uses dice with cyborg skulls in place of the 1 symbol?

What game uses glitter-filled dice with an arrow-like symbol with bracket-like symbols either side of it?

What game uses six-sided dice with symbols as well as numbers on the 5 and 6 faces?

What game uses dice with engraved faces, weapon symbols, double weapon symbols and object symbols?

What game uses dice with compass point arrows, forbidden signs, explosions, arrows and targeting reticles?

A while ago I bought a few bags of factory 2nd dice. Out of those bags, there are a handful of dice that I have not been able to immediately identify. Some I have later been able to identify through image searching, such as the Warhammer Blood Angels, Adeptus Mechanicus and Tyranids logo dice, as well as the green and pink nebular swirl dice.

However, I am still unsure as to what some of the dice are. I’ve tried looking at dice websites, searching on Google and even using reverse image searches, all to no avail. For some, I am not even sure how to concisely describe them to accurately search for them.

What I want to know is what game are these dice from? Or, if they are not from a specific game, what they are called. Below are images of the dice:

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The logo on the dice is the Shadowrun logo. Those dice are for the Shadowrun RPG.

The game itself uses a result of 5 or 6 as a "hit", a result of 2 to 4 as a "nothing" and a result of 1 as a "glitch", and in some cases a 6 is better than a 5 (similar to a critical hit). This is consistent with how your dice are marked (Shadowrun logo means "hit", nothing at all means "glitch", but 5 of the 6 numbers are still marked for when they are needed, or in case you need regular six-sided dice.)

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    \$\begingroup\$ Shadowrun also sometimes uses 'exploding 6es' (additional rolling of all dice that showed 6), so it's necessary to be able to distinguish 5 and 6. \$\endgroup\$
    – Nicolai
    Commented Jun 12, 2019 at 9:03
  • \$\begingroup\$ also, this type of dice is only used since 4th edition - 1st to 3rd edition had shifting "hit" results. \$\endgroup\$
    – Trish
    Commented Jun 12, 2019 at 10:54

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