When you create a new Player Character do you...

Accept the first stats rolled, no matter how awful.
0 (0%)
Keep rolling stats until I get something I can live with.
4 (23.5%)
Modify the stats to match a character I already have in mind.
5 (29.4%)
Max-out all the stats.
4 (23.5%)
Other.  (Please explain below)
4 (23.5%)

Total Members Voted: 17

Voting closed: May 31, 2017, 12:17:48 PM

Author Topic: Max-ed Out or Puny PCs  (Read 1100 times)

Offline hans

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Re: Max-ed Out or Puny PCs
« Reply #30 on: May 12, 2017, 10:21:46 AM »
LOL, that timing was truly neck & neck! 

No apologies necessary, amigo.  From the way the other Poll is shaping up, it looks like more players have held your perspective than mine.  Without that discussion to spark my curiosity, I probably wouldn't have bothered to run that Poll and would've missed these very interesting results.   :) 

Offline steve_mcdee

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Re: Max-ed Out or Puny PCs
« Reply #31 on: May 13, 2017, 07:35:54 AM »
I usually roll a couple of times to get a range of scores I can live with, then adjust stats to suit the class, allowing one point increase to a stat for each point decrease I make to another stat. I try to imagine a character and make the stats suit that character -- so, eg, while I would usually give a fighter a decent STR score, I would not always necessarily give every fighter "exceptional" strength.