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Old 10-15-2019, 02:20 PM   #11
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I like very much your builds. However

1. I think I would need a "more verbose/detailed" version of the Code of honor. "Be loyal to the 9 virtues" seems too abstract for me

2. Instead of "Nuisance: limited by talent -5%" I would make "aura of courage" a leveled advantage with "Prerequisite: your level in Aura of Courage" can not exceed your talent level. And I would add "selective" so your enemies dont get the bonus.

Anyway. Good job!
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Old 10-15-2019, 02:22 PM   #12
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I like very much your builds. However

1. I think I would need a "more verbose/detailed" version of the Code of honor. "Be loyal to the 9 virtues" seems too abstract for me
That will be provided in the game.

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2. Instead of "Nuisance: limited by talent -5%" I would make "aura of courage" a leveled advantage with "Prerequisite: your level in Aura of Courage" can not exceed your talent level. And I would add "selective" so your enemies dont get the bonus.

Anyway. Good job!
The "Selective" is an excellent suggestion. The other... hmm... there's not a huge difference in cost either way. Meditate upon this I shall.

Edit: The power could work in a DF game as well.
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Old 10-15-2019, 02:27 PM   #13
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No one is seeing any egregious flaws in the builds?
Undying Champion should be [46]. You're supposed to round before summing the costs.
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Old 10-15-2019, 02:33 PM   #14
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Nice Arthurian thing going on here.

The Healing thing can fit in if it has a prerequisite of True Faith or one of the Divine power sources. Laying On Of Hands is a proof of divine favor, while all the rest could be considered training.
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Old 10-15-2019, 02:48 PM   #15
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Haven't done a detailed analysis yet. It was the healing ability that jumped out at me.
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Old 10-15-2019, 02:49 PM   #16
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The Healing thing can fit in if it has a prerequisite of True Faith or one of the Divine power sources. Laying On Of Hands is a proof of divine favor, while all the rest could be considered training.
If it has a divine power source then it has different power modifier than chivalric powers. Not that I'd object to a knight ALSO having divine powers; I just think they should be defined as their own thing.
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Old 10-15-2019, 03:02 PM   #17
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You might get some inspiration from Chevaliers and Commanders in Pyramid #3/122
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Old 10-15-2019, 03:04 PM   #18
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Aura of Courage has the issue that you frontload the cost, and once you’ve bought your talent up to 4+ levels its nuisance effect is no longer valid. It should probably be a leveled trait, with a note you cannot have more levels than you have levels of talent. It also has the issues that you need to “cast” it (using a maneuver), it can help enemies, and it continues to work for some time after those affected leave the area of effect. Those affected not needing to roll to get the benefit (as a beneficial affliction, normally they’d need to pass an HT+1 check to benefit), the aura not needing to be “cast,” and it only working on those who stay within the area of effect can probably all be considered to be a wash, but avoiding affecting enemies calls for Selective Area +20%. This would put level 1 at [20] (after rounding up from [19.5]), and each additional level would be [+2].
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Old 10-15-2019, 03:21 PM   #19
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It should have Obsessive Compulsion (Lord's Wife). This should be done in a Courtly Love manner with all sorts of nonsense about her "cruelty" and "mockery" and the miserable things she requires of him.
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Old 10-15-2019, 04:04 PM   #20
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I'd definitely recommend getting a copy of the Pendragon RPG. It goes into knightly virtues and behaviour in some detail, which will allow more variation in your knights' personalities.
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