Steve Jackson Games - Site Navigation
Home General Info Follow Us Search Illuminator Store Forums What's New Other Games Ogre GURPS Munchkin Our Games: Home

Go Back   Steve Jackson Games Forums > Roleplaying > GURPS

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-20-2015, 01:04 AM   #11
roguebfl
Dog of Lysdexics
 
roguebfl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Melbourne FL, Formerly Wellington NZ
Default Re: [Sorcery] Lend Energy

Quote:
Originally Posted by tbrock1031 View Post
Right, I was going by the Basic Set, not the optional (but totally sensible) rule from Powers.

Forgot that you couldn't waive the resistance, though; been slogging through mental resistances rather than physical lately, where it is possible to not resist with Will....
It not just in Powers its in the FAQ pre powers.

Quote:
Originally Posted by FAQ
3.2.8 I want to use an Affliction to grant bonus to my comrades. How do I go about that?

Reverse the HT roll for beneficial Afflictions; an Affliction that's HT-x to resist instead requires a HT+x to provide its benefits. Duration becomes margin of success instead of margin of failure. Use Based on (Other Attribute) if you'd prefer an IQ roll.

GURPS Powers makes this official.

GMs and players asking this question may also be interested in Auras of Power (Pyramid #3/19).
__________________
Rogue the Bronze Firelizard
Gerald Grenier, Jr. Hail Eris!
Rogue's Weyr
roguebfl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 02:06 AM   #12
scc
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Default Re: [Sorcery] Lend Energy

That's interesting, rougebfl, because the actual text of B35 says: "If you hit, your victim gets a HT+1 roll to resist. Apply a penalty equal to the level of the Affliction (so Affliction 1 gives an unmodified HT roll)."

So for a beneficial one it would be HT + 1 + Affliction level, or starting at 12
scc is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
fp only, lend energy, sorcery

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Fnords are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.