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Old 06-17-2019, 05:45 PM   #19
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Default Re: Why adventuring parties?

Originally Posted by Kromm View Post
And why would someone pay an army that rate? Because the idea of "rank" or "level" or "point value" is totally invisible in the game world. Sure, the delvers know they're more competent than Joe Spear Carrier, but their sponsor really has no way of knowing they're x times more capable, so their sponsor isn't going to pay each of them x times what they'd pay Joe.
Assuming the PCs are nobodies who've never adventured before, sure, but you don't really reach the competency level of DF PCs without developing a reputation.
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