Proposed Lands Perilous Calandar
longshot at DARKTECH.ORG
Mon Jun 18 02:39:37 CEST 2001
At 10:24 PM 6/17/01 +0200, you wrote:
>Scott Adams wrote:
>> At 01:22 PM 6/16/01 +0200, you wrote:
>> >> >For people wishing to roll dates (birth date?):
>> >> > 1d6 for season
>> >> > 1d2 for month of season
>> >> > 1d5 for week of month
>> >> > 1d6 for day of week
>> >> That gives averages of the middle seasons might use alternative of
>> >> D12 for month and get a wider range maybe.
>> >Huh? Looks like a flat distribution to me...
>> I'm talking average die results ie d6 3-4 etc...how the averages fall.
>> D12 would tend to average 5-7 makig it a bit robust..but it works
>> ither way :)
>No, Matjis is correct, rolling 1d12 is the exact same as first
>rolling 1d6 and then rolling 1d2. The only objective difference
>whatsoever is that rolling a single dice is faster. Subjectively
>the single dice may *appear* to be more "robust", but it isn't.
I'm not talking about d6 THEN a d2....its just statistical analysis of the
results would work a bit differently. But I'll not get into it now as its
no big deal. But there is a slight difference...
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