I've only ever seen point values as well. Another idea would be great.
Keep in mind, that while this is in part my baby, it is as a whole the project of everyone who becomes involved. I'll not play lord dictator, but I'll not let the project get outside of my control either. If it turns out that using 2d6 is the best method for the majority of us concerned with the project, then 2d6 it will be.
Im just glad you want to do this and listen to poor college kids lol!