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Old April 29, 2012, 23:41   #4
Scatha
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Magnate View Post
(3d4 is the same as the original 2d6, with lower variance)
It is lower variance, but also higher expectation! (because dN is 1-N not 0-N, the first side is worth twice as much as subsequent ones)

Similarly 6d3 has expectation of 12 compared to 10.5 for 3d6.

Sorry if you knew all that and were just speaking roughly!
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