## Choosing potential function in amortized analysis of the dynamic array

Suppose we have a dynamic array with some initial capacity $ c_{initial}$ (i.e., the dynamic array with zero elements will have this capacity). The $ add$ operation is modified the…

## Looking for a 3.5 reference to a Monster Harvester’s Handbook

Back in the day, someone had created a handbook for harvesting parts from monsters. They went through every monster in the SRD and chose parts (and fairly reasonable prices for…

## Object with many-to-many relationships with multiple tables

Here’s an example for a use-case that matches what I’m trying to better understand. Say I have 3 objects I need to deal with that are similar in many ways,…

## Is macOS installing known bad Certificate Authorities by default?

Today I was checking out macOS security and privacy guide, and when I looked at my keychain, I was surprised to find Startcom CA and Symantec CA trusted by default….

## Enhancement bonuses to armour and natural armour stacking

The Ironskin spell states as follows (emphasis mine): You gain a +4 enhancement bonus to your existing natural armor bonus (if you do not have a natural armor bonus, you…

## Where is the theory about “binary toggling games”?

Let us — using parameters $ M, N$ and $ L$ — create an ordered set of size $ M$ of $ N$ -bit long vectors $ V$ and initialize…

## Looking for a late 80’s possibly early 90’s D&D adventure based around a bar room brawl

About 20-25 or so years ago our group played a D&D one shot adventure that was entirely based around a bar room brawl. It started out with us in the…

## Marginal Probability of Generating a Tree

Fix some finite graph $ G = (V, E)$ , and some vertex $ x$ . Suppose I generate a random sub-tree of $ G$ of size $ N$ ,…

## Does the limitation on the Cave Fisher’s Filament action include the weight of carried equipment?

The Cave Fisher from Volo’s Guide to Monsters (pg. 130) has an action called Filament which says: One creature grappled by the cave fisherâ€™s adhesive filament must make a DC…

## ColorFunction or PlotStyle Based on List

I am plotting the values of a continuous, but complicated function Energy[x_] via ListLinePlot. Another function SpinVal[x_] also gives me values between -1 and +1. I want the ListLinePlot curve…