What’s Stats got to do with it?

Biggus Geekus Podcast
Biggus Geekus Podcast
What’s Stats got to do with it?

Episode 84 Streamed Live April 19, 2022

Call ins & Emails from the Outlands

1. Call ins and emails – None

2. Interesting ability score generation method for “DnD” https://youtu.be/xpH4bhYYFwI

3. HASBRO purchases DnD Beyond : https://www.techspot.com/news/94209-wizards-coast-parent-company-hasbro-purchase-dd-beyond.html

Main Topic: What’s Stats got to do with it? Discussing Attributes in Dungeons and Dragons

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The Big Six: S/D/C/I/W/CH

Why so many ability scores anyway?
How important ARE they in play?

How important SHOULD they be in play?

Other Stats: Hit Points, Armor Class, and Saving Throws (derived stats)

HPS: https://youtu.be/VM28Us0I7D8 vs “realism”vs RPGPundit’s idea of Risk assessment

Armor Class: https://youtu.be/QVSOuINso3w “dodging” or “evasiveness” and Armor = DR?

Saving Throws: Why not just “suck it dude” magic is power!?!

Other Games Cypher System, Savage Worlds, Vampire, Rifts (Palladium), etc.

RANDOM QUESTION: How long do your sessions last and what is your play preferred play?

Is it really all that its cracked up to be? Talisman 2nd edition:

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