1d4-1 and Minimum Damage 1

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1d4-1 and Minimum Damage 1

Post by wavemotion » Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:25 am

In the Beta Rules it says:
A successful attack always inflicts a minimum of 1
point of damage, even if the attacker has a negative
Strength modifier.
In the Starter Adventure there is a creature with damage 1d4-1. Assuming the quote above applies to creatures as well as characters, I assume that means the creature deals 1-3 points of damage. Why not just specify the d3?

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Re: 1d4-1 and Minimum Damage 1

Post by GnomeBoy » Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:00 am

Damage = 1, 1, 2 or 3

There's a higher chance of doing 1 point of damage, thus a relatively lower chance of a 2 or a 3.
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Re: 1d4-1 and Minimum Damage 1

Post by wavemotion » Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:09 am

GnomeBoy wrote:Damage = 1, 1, 2 or 3
There's a higher chance of doing 1 point of damage, thus a relatively lower chance of a 2 or a 3.
Ah! Right! Thanks - coffee hadn't kicked in yet.

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