What’s in a Die? d20 vs 3d6
Dungeons & Dragons believes in the d20 so much that they named their system after it. Cypher uses a d20, too. Right? But other games like GURPS, HERO, and AGE use 3d6. Dice aficionados and mathematicians talk about flat curves and bell curves and curveballs and whatnot.
Fear not, gentle reader. Today I'll be explaining the merits of curved probability arcs and how flat curves work.