Please forgive me, it's been over 40+ years since I've played D&D and just now trying to reboot the changes. Can someone briefly explain Perception check math?
Assume I'm a 5 year old or an idiot, whichever comes first in your mind.
If a character has a Wisdom of 10 and the DM says "roll a Perception check"…
The character then rolls a 1d20 with the hopes of what number? Higher than or lower than 10? Or is it a number only the DM knows about the area/monster/etc.?
If a character has a high Wisdom, wouldn't the P.C. be easier to achieve? Assuming a lower roll is easier than a higher roll (yes?).