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What do you prefer for stats?
While bigger is obviously better for rolling characters, and it's always great to see those epic rolls from time to time, I must confess I generally prefer my "serious" characters to have a total in the mid 80s.
I find that this lets me have that perfect blend of having enough points to move around to suit my characters, while having few enough that it's not just Yet Another Peter Perfect.
Given the choice between a well rounded cookie cutter 18/19/16/18/18/3 and one with a modest 16/19/7/18/8/17, the second one speaks more to me as a character - gifted and charming, but fundamentally flawed, prone to impulsive decisions and with room to improve as they progress through the series and grab tomes and other boosts, while the other just gets... More perfect.
What's your approach to stats? Are you in it for the ubermensch? Or do you prefer your heroes to be gritty and flawed?
What do you prefer for stats? 58 votes
Stick with the first roll you get, because apathy is the only appropriate response to rolls.
Reroll until you get a decent score, then play it as it lies, because modifying is cheating.
Ctrl-F8 / Keeper those stats. Life is too short to spend time rolling.
Reroll until you get 100 or bust.
Only posers go above 75.
I reduce all my stats down to class minimums, because I'm a roleplayer.