## Fwd: [FateRPG] Different ways to simulate 4DF

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• Someone on the FATE RPG list came up with this other method for doing 4dF. The probability comes out pretty close. Since he s not on this list, he asked me to
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Someone on the FATE RPG list came up with this other method for doing 4dF.
The probability comes out pretty close. Since he's not on this list, he

It's very simple. As simple as d6-d6, just with d4's... and a twist (an
extra roll if you get +3 or -3). And the probabilities are fairly close to
4dF... remarkably close, actually.

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From: Antoni Ten <kuroshima@...>
Date: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 2:42 PM
Subject: [FateRPG] Different ways to simulate 4DF
To: FateRPG@yahoogroups.com

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it seems like people go for d6-d6 when looking to simulate 4dF and don't
have access to FUDGE dice. The problem is that it warps the probability
curve, and produces results that are outside of the -4 to +4 range.

Well, while not perfect, there's a way to simulate the probabilities in
a much better fashion, d4-d4. Check the link to see how close it is.

Now, you'll tell me, what about those -4 and 4 results? we want them
back? The solution is easy, if you get a -3, reroll one of the d4, on a
1, the result is -4. Conversely, if you get a +3, reroll one of the d4,
on a 4, the result is a +4. This result is also provided on the link.

Oh, and if you need a more visual comparision, click on Graph on Anydice.

Source: http://anydice.com/program/1b72

On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Antoni Ten <kuroshima@...> wrote:

> **
>
>
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> it seems like people go for d6-d6 when looking to simulate 4dF and don't
> have access to FUDGE dice. The problem is that it warps the probability
> curve, and produces results that are outside of the -4 to +4 range.
>
> Well, while not perfect, there's a way to simulate the probabilities in
> a much better fashion, d4-d4. Check the link to see how close it is.
>
> Now, you'll tell me, what about those -4 and 4 results? we want them
> back? The solution is easy, if you get a -3, reroll one of the d4, on a
> 1, the result is -4. Conversely, if you get a +3, reroll one of the d4,
> on a 4, the result is a +4. This result is also provided on the link.
>
> Oh, and if you need a more visual comparision, click on Graph on Anydice.
>
> Source: http://anydice.com/program/1b72
>
>

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