“Everyone talks about, math, but no one ever seems to do anything about it.”
There’s a lot of misconceptions about mathhammer that tend to float around, whether it’s not understanding how statistics work and how to apply them, or misusing math and statistics beyond their purposes or even simply distrust of the whole idea of using them in the game because “that’s not how my dice roll” or “well, might roll less/more than that.” So in this episode, we take sometime to clear up a few of these misconceptions.
Of course, if you’re math-phobic, you might find this am intimidating topic, but rest assured- you won’t get any lectures about exes squared or sums over integers in this podcast; instead, we look at how to apply the math and what it means for you as a general, rather than worrying so much about the practice of it. Indeed, why do out all yourself if you have tools that can handle the number-crunching for you? As a bonus feature to go with the show, here are a couple of my favorites: