Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Thu Sep 02, 2021 6:50 pm

Dimirag wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:18 pm Page 2 "Using The Dice" tells how to make percentile rolls.

Or are you referring to things like "there is a 45% that a guard is at the door", "a 30% chance of encountering a creature"?
Yeah that is what I was referring to
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Fri Sep 03, 2021 7:46 am

Page 2 also covers that. As it states:
Rolling two d10's this way is called a percentile roll, or d%. These rolls are generally against target numbers, but for the roll to be a success, the result must be equal to or less than the target number. So for example, a character using a Thief ability (described later) with a 30% chance of success rolls the dice: if the result is 01 to 30, the roll is a success.
In other words, like many other d00 systems it's "roll-under"; if something only has a 5% chance, you'd have to roll a 01, 02, 03, 04, or 05. Anything higher fails, which is logical since it's only a 5% chance.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Fri Sep 03, 2021 9:02 am

It's funny, in reviews I sometimes get kudos for including such basic stuff as how to make percentile rolls, but still I get this question regularly (not just from this member, to be clear). It makes me think that it does not matter how much I write, someone will still not understand me.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Fri Sep 03, 2021 10:18 am

Maybe people don't read every page and thus miss such info?

If the problem is with understanding a 40% roll to see if the wolf is in the den... Maybe some people need help with extrapolating data...
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:41 am

Or maybe those 10 sided dice should come with instructions.
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