OK, let's be precise here. According to RAW, crit vs. crit, success vs. success & failure vs. failure are a tie only if both participants have the same roll. Else, high roll wins & it is not a tie as there is a loser & a winner. Joe Orlanthi 5W vs. Bob Lunar 15W: - Both roll 01, crit vs. crit, tie - Both roll, say, 04, success vs. success, tie - both roll for example 15, failure vs. failure, tie - & finally both roll 20, fumble vs. fumble, tie, in which case: