d6 Probability tables

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d6 Probability tables

Post by CIC - Duke Cicero » Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:44 am

Many of you have probably seen this or something similar, but if you haven't, this is a great resource. It shows you all possible results of various d6 rolls, the odds of getting that exact roll, and the odds of getting that roll or below. It also shows color coded bands for the most likely third of rolls and the most likely two-thirds of rolls.

http://gurpsland.no-ip.org/articles/d6chance.htm

Of course, odds are just odds. I did manage to roll 16 on a child's 4d4 stat roll this game, so I'm acutely aware that the .08% of rolling a 24 on 4d6 may be lurking around any corner.
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Re: d6 Probability tables

Post by YK - Yuri Khavlor » Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:03 am

I use that exact site, for calculating my tolerance of risk for my adventures.
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Re: d6 Probability tables

Post by CIC - Duke Cicero » Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:12 am

AP - Apiskopalny Piekielne wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:03 am
I use that exact site, for calculating my tolerance of risk for my adventures.
To be a long-lived, successful adventurer, one must also be an actuary.
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Re: d6 Probability tables

Post by TF - The Fortress » Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:26 am

Or just roll the dice 😂
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