Quote Originally Posted by Mastocles View Post
The current encounter builder, page 56 of the Basic rules or somewhere in the DMG, is for newbies. That makes me think: I could recalculate the values on the table and of common monsters —it'd be a good use for the script, although I'd have to write a calculator in JavaScript, which is yucky.
What's the problem with the encounter building guidelines? I mean, they're obviously (very) loose estimates, but do they really give results that are that inaccurate?