24 thoughts on “Question for you: What’s the math-y-est RPG published in the 21st century? I.e., the kind where you’d need a…

  1. I couldn’t complete a character in the World of Warcraft game that came out in the 3E era. A lot of that was just conditional “if you’re this race then do X thing but if you do Y thing go back and adjust A, which might invalidate X” stuff.

  2. < ![CDATA[I couldn't complete a character in the World of Warcraft game that came out in the 3E era. A lot of that was just conditional "if you're this race then do X thing but if you do Y thing go back and adjust A, which might invalidate X" stuff.]]>

  3. < ![CDATA[Yeah, I laughed out loud when my friend explained character creation for Aces and Eights. I think I described it as "arcane". So many calculations to see if I was good at lighting fires or not...]]>

  4. Mark Delsing True, that. Definitely an embarrassment of riches to be had. (Honorable Mention in this category might go to Dog Town, not because of the amount of math in but because of the rather confusing way target numbers are calculated.)

  5. < ![CDATA[Mark Delsing True, that. Definitely an embarrassment of riches to be had. (Honorable Mention in this category might go to Dog Town, not because of the amount of math in but because of the rather confusing way target numbers are calculated.)]]>