Originally Posted by sakichop
The advantage, in my mind at least. Is that when rolling you can build any kind of character you want.
If I want six overpowered guys I can roll until I have that. If I just want fate to decide I can just roll once and go with it. If I enjoyed the point buy system I could even roll until I get the same points that offers.
Rolling simply gives me as much or little control as I want. Also in CRPG's you usually have the option to redistribute your points after you roll so in that case not being able to make a paladin would rarely if ever happen.
That's my reasoning anyway.