I am checking out a random hex-stocking table in a product that shall remain nameless.
If I roll 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, or 99 I get "Water Source".
Then I scroll down to the entry on "Water Sources" (on another page) and it tells me I have to roll a d6:
If I roll a 1 there's two monsters at the water source, if I roll a 2 or 3, there's one monster and if I roll a 4-6 there's no monsters.
Don't do that. Why? Because they probabilities represented in the monster d6 table could have been represented equally well on the original table, like so:
94-- Water Source (with 2 monsters)
95-96-- Water Source (with 1 monster)
97-99-- Water Source (no monsters)
This isn't the only time this kinda thing happens in this product (or others).
It's a minor thing, but I am nitpicking because of this:
Because the main point of these kind of tables is to save time, so making you turn the page and re-roll a roll you didn't have to roll is kinda defeating the purpose.
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