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The Floating d20

I've been thinking more about the [new dice mechanic](/2015/06/08/a-baroque-dice-mechanic/). In some games, players can (a few times a session) have their characters go above and beyond their normal abi...

Jun 11 2015 - 2 min read
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Why Another Dice System?

I posted a [new dice mechanic](/2015/06/08/a-baroque-dice-mechanic/) recently. I explained the mechanics, and in doing so found a better version of the same idea. Thanks to [Lester Ward] for feedback co...

Jun 10 2015 - 2 min read
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A Baroque Dice Mechanic

I originally posted this on Ello in two parts ([Part 1], [Part 2]). This is a rewrite of some of that material, with extra thoughts. Mostly I need better terminology for some of these things, and a t...

Jun 8 2015 - 5 min read