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Old 04-09-2021, 11:46 PM   #37
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Default Re: table make why does random hit location hitting left side more likely?

Originally Posted by RyanW View Post
When I was trying to find a good model, 5d6:drop highest and lowest was one I tried. It has a very small effect.
I ran the numbers after I posted this and, you're right, it is a very minor shift. 7d: drop two highest and two lowest has a more substantial effect, but begins to be more complex since you're rolling a lot more dice at that point.

4d or 5d dropping either highest or lowest has a very noticeable effect of shifting the results up or down, as desired; it's just not the desired result in this discussion.
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