Thread: Viking magic
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Old 05-26-2018, 06:30 PM   #27
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Default Re: Viking magic

Originally Posted by maximara View Post
GURPS Vikings 2e spells out the templates are designed for quick character creation "without neglecting important abilities or getting bogged down in the rules"
I understand that. But between editions the book dropped the discussion of WHY a character type would have certain skills and traits in favor of simply declaring them in a template. Whether or not it tells you to think otherwise, presenting templates like that encourages character class–mentality. Reading the first edition of the book reminded me of that.
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