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Mehman 11-01-2017 06:23 PM

[Bio-Tech] Quirk and Meta-Trait Abbreviations
 
Right. Sorry to be asking so many questions lately. The GURPS time of the year seems to be very involved this time around. Anyway, here's another query thread. (Yes, before you ask, I have searched for the answer in Bio-Tech, Power-Ups 6: Quirks, the Basic Set, the internet, and the forum. I'm so confuzzled!)

Under the Quirks section in Bio-Tech (p BT212), the Allergy quirk has "[P]" listed after its entry and the Nano-Fever quirk has a "[P, X]" after its entry. These same notations can be found in brackets beside the Enhancement Meta-Traits heading (p BT213) and also beside the Biotech Meta-Traits heading (p BT214).

What do these two notations mean?

Phantasm 11-01-2017 06:40 PM

Re: [Bio-Tech] Quirk and Meta-Trait Abbreviations
 
The [P] most likely stands for "Physical", while the [X] probably means "Exotic". Not sure why they didn't use the symbols from the Basic Set, but I suspect a layout editing issue.

Mehman 11-02-2017 06:59 PM

Re: [Bio-Tech] Quirk and Meta-Trait Abbreviations
 
I thought about that, too, Phantasm, and I think you're right. Huzzah!

Daigoro 11-03-2017 02:30 AM

Re: [Bio-Tech] Quirk and Meta-Trait Abbreviations
 
I've posted these answers to the abbreviations sticky.

Mehman 11-03-2017 12:20 PM

Re: [Bio-Tech] Quirk and Meta-Trait Abbreviations
 
Thanks, Daigoro! I feel slightly famous now...


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