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Playing D&D 5e on a Budget

Dungeons and Dragons

If you look online you’ll find a lot of people with big collections of books, awesome miniatures, detailed maps, and custom-made character sheets. It’s intimidating, especially for those that want to get into the hobby and don’t have hundreds of dollars to throw down on something. The cool thing about tabletop RPGs is that you […]

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RPG Math: Calculating the Average Dice Roll

RPG Math

Welcome to the first post of RPG Math. This is a series of posts that will dissect mathematical formulas and equations used in various RPGs and teach you how to use them to your advantage. We are going to begin this series with an extremely basic, but constantly utilized formula. The average dice roll calculation. […]

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Point Buy or Trust the Dice?

Dungeons and Dragons

The one-off D&D nights have become a weekly event for us. It’s still a lot of fun and I really feel like I am improving significantly at being a DM. One thing I love about this is that everyone is perfectly fine with re-rolling characters whenever they wish for each session since the sessions won’t […]

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Basic Probability AKA Why 2d6 is “Better” Than 1d12

Please note that the following probability calculations will be done based on weapon damage in 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons. Let’s begin with some quick definitions: Probability¬†is essentially the math behind what your chances are of getting a certain randomly generated number. A randomly generated number is a number that is taken out of a […]

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