Task Effect Die Calculator

Calculate the total time to achive a specific effect die target.
Normally 100% materials required, but success/fails/crits affect this.
Skill BCS:
Total Effect Die Needed:
Time period in minutes:
Governing Attribute: (from skill description)

Work days are 8 hour work days. Keep in mind that in the Aftermath, you have to do a lot of other stuff which is much slower than it takes in our modern schedules. 8 hours of work, is pretty good when it take so long to cook and clean up, showering might require fetching water...


Times for an expert (BCS = 20) with an average governing attribute of 15.
Gifted experts (BCS = 20, Attribute = 25, will take less time.)
Takes an expert 1 day 50 Effect Die
Takes an expert 1 week 200 Effect Die
Takes an expert 1 month 1400 Effect Die
Time for a non-expert will depend on the BCS and if their attribute is above or below 15.
A non-expert with a BCS of 10 will, on average, take twice as long.
When creating tasks, determine how long it will take an expert, then use the calculator to determine how long the it takes to get the effect die.
To make takes more difficult, the time period can be increased or the total effect die can be changed.

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