I like to provide players with options and I have done so with 4 new methods to generate ability scores. Some of these will be familiar while some will be new. The only stipulation I have is that all of the players use the same method.
2D6+6The player rolls 2D6 and adds 6 to the result to obtain the score for each of their abilities.
4D6-LThe player rolls 4D6, drops the lowest die face, and totals the remaining 3 dice to generate the score for each of their abilities.
9D6x2The player rolls 9D6 and splits the dice into groups of three to apply to Strength, Dexterity, & Constitution. The player repeats this process for Intelligence, Wisdom, & Charisma.
18D6The player rolls 18D6 and assigns 3 dice to each of the abilities to their choosing.