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Title: Dungeon World Dice Statistics
Post by: (not that) adam on June 06, 2012, 11:30:41 AM
Well actually they're about any 2d6±3 game. I like this kind of tables—they help you understand more clearly how and why the dice work—and thanks to anydice.com I put together the numbers.

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Mod. 6- 7-9 10+
-3 ~83.34% ~16.67%
-2 ~72.23% ~25% ~2.78%
-1 ~58.34% ~33.33% ~8.34%
±0 ~41.67% ~41.67% ~16.67%
+1 ~27.78% ~44.45% ~27.78%
+2 ~16.67% ~41.67% ~41.67%
+3 ~8.34% ~33.33% ~58.34%

edit: corrected the embarassing +2.54 error on the first 6- rows :P
Title: Re: Dungeon World Dice Statistics
Post by: skinnyghost on June 06, 2012, 02:23:12 PM
That sweet, sweet +1 is right where you want to be.  +2 if you're scared of your GM, I guess.
Title: Re: Dungeon World Dice Statistics
Post by: wightbred on June 07, 2012, 02:01:45 AM
What I really like is that I can't do the probability in my head during the game, but now I can't unsee your table! ;)

I also like that the chance of partial stays high across the main rolling zone.

For me these two are part of the genius of the original AW design that's flowed through to DW.
Title: Re: Dungeon World Dice Statistics
Post by: mease19 on June 07, 2012, 03:20:30 AM
Similarly,  once I made a Lady Blackbird table - I couldn't unsee it either.  Game changer but not game breaker.
Title: Re: Dungeon World Dice Statistics
Post by: (not that) adam on June 08, 2012, 01:41:46 AM
I would have edited the first post, but I'm not allowed to do it :(

I went deeper and summed up the chances for a hit no matter if strong or weak, and the chances to have a 12+.

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Mod. 6- 7+ 7-9 10+ 10-11 12+
-3 ~83.34% ~16.67% ~16.67%
-2 ~72.23% ~27.78% ~25% ~2.78% ~2.78%
-1 ~58.34% ~41.67% ~33.33% ~8.34% ~8.34%
0 ~41.67% ~58.33% ~41.67% ~16.67% ~13.89% ~2.78%
+1 ~27.78% ~72.22% ~44.45% ~27.78% ~19.44% ~8.34%
+2 ~16.67% ~83.33% ~41.67% ~41.67% ~25% ~16.67%
+3 ~8.34% ~91.67% ~33.33% ~58.34% ~30.56% ~27.78%
Title: Re: Dungeon World Dice Statistics
Post by: wightbred on June 08, 2012, 01:47:54 AM
It burns! Ah! I can't unsee it!

(Nice work.)