> The paragraph that threw me off a little was:
>
> "We're interested in my effectiveness, not that of the creatures
> fought. You may ignore all lines that show a creature hitting me."
>
> I was, at first, thinking effectiveness would take into account
> defense as well as offense.

Initially, my thought was that there wasn't really any good
information there, but I think I agree with you... no reason that
information couldn't be collected as well.