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# Help with variables in a table

Hi,

I'm trying to set a table up that lets me calculate a bounty but it doesn't seem to work as expected.

This line is meant to give me the value:

Bounty: \${\$Bounty+\$Bountymod*250}

An example crime is:

Arson {Bounty==1d6}

but it doesn't seem to work. It tends to generate something like Crimes Arson Bounty: \$6

The Bountymod is set to 0 in the opening part of the table and the crime

Repeat Offender {Bountymod==+3}

Any ideas as to where I'm going wrong?

• If I could see the whole text, then I could give suggestions. That's why I usually give an entire copy of what I am working on so people can see what exactly I might be doing wrong. Without knowing how your Gen works we could actually make it worse by giving suggestions.

• Here's the relevant bits:

Set:Bountymod=0
Table:D10_BOUNTY
Crimes [!D10_BOUNTY_Crimes] Bounty: \${\$Bounty+\$Bountymod*250}

Table:D10_BOUNTY_Crimes
Arson {Bounty==1d6}
Repeat Offender [!D10_BOUNTY_Crimes] {Bountymod==+3}

I hope this helps?

• I get results like this:

Crimes Repeat Offender Arson Bounty: \$752

Crimes Arson Bounty: \$3

Crimes Repeat Offender Arson Bounty: \$752

Crimes Arson Bounty: \$3

Crimes Repeat Offender Arson Bounty: \$755

Crimes Repeat Offender Arson Bounty: \$755

Crimes Arson Bounty: \$1

Crimes Arson Bounty: \$1

But that's what I expect. What do you want to be different from that?

• I was expecting the minimum bounty for Arson to be \$250 . Do I need to put the *250 outside of the brackets?

• edited January 16

You can probably just use regular parentesis, but, yes... get the x250 outside the bounty + bountymod calculation. Right now it's taking bountymod*250 plus bounty. So if bountymod is 0 or undefined, then it's 0 + bounty.

Bounty: \${(\$Bounty+\$Bountymod)*250}

will probably work. You will get multiples of 250. Like, if bounty (1d6) roll 5, and bountymod = 0, you will get 1,250. If bountymod =3 and 1d6 rolls a 5 you will get 2,000. Is that more what you are expecting?

• Many thanks Levendor, that's the result I was looking for.