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    Ohai,

    Created with the little application I mentioned here, this is a spreadsheet chart of WoD dice success, failure and botch probability percentages, along with the average successes per roll:

    Spreadsheet Link

    The format is Success% / Failure% / Botch% (avg. successes)

    I hope some find it to be of use. The percentages are somewhat rounded to the first decimal, and are all based on the averages of 100-million rolls per difficulty and dice amount. Difficulty goes up to 9. The second table beneath the first is for specialty-rolls.

    The spreadsheet is color-coded to highlight the most common difficulty and dice amounts, as well as the 10-dice barrier.

    Enjoy!
    Last edited by Ambrosia; 08-04-2015, 12:54 PM.


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  • #2
    Oh! I can see this being very useful when I'm assigning difficulty to specific tasks. Thank you!

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    • #3
      That was the intention behind it
      It's more often than not the storyteller who struggles to figure out how demanding or easy a certain roll might be, and might have trouble getting just the right challenge set up for a task.

      Glad you like it!


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      • #4
        I got one better for you. Here's a small program that will calculate dice pools for up about ~15 dice. It can do more but it will take a long while, too lazy to switch to another language. This uses an equation to calculate chances. No estimations.
        http://www.mediafire.com/download/ik...calculator.exe

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        • #5
          I have this problem with players i know saying ridiculous things like "the more dice i roll, the higher the likelihood i'll fail or botch" and every time i hear it my brain breaks a little. They came from a group who play OWOD with NWOD 1's rules. This is spectacular.

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