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Old 03-18-2016, 11:35 PM   #1
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Can you use Mind Reading, Mind Probe, Terror (active), or Mind Control as the delivery tactic for a follow-up?
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Old 03-18-2016, 11:44 PM   #2
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Can you use Mind Reading, Mind Probe, Terror (active), or Mind Control as the delivery tactic for a follow-up?
Mmmm. What an interesting thought! I'm pretty sure you can, but you get a -5 penalty for not being able to see the target.
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Old 03-19-2016, 09:47 PM   #3
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Mmmm. What an interesting thought! I'm pretty sure you can, but you get a -5 penalty for not being able to see the target.
Presumably unless you can see the target, right?
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Presumably unless you can see the target, right?
Ya, that'd be my guess.
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Old 03-19-2016, 09:52 PM   #5
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Would you price the follow-up modifier as though it was being attached to a malediction attack? If so, what level of malediction?
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Would you price the follow-up modifier as though it was being attached to a malediction attack? If so, what level of malediction?
Not sure what you mean here - could you please elaborate some?
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Old 03-19-2016, 10:10 PM   #7
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So If I get this right you are attempting to design a character who has (for example);
1. Mind reading

2. Innate attack 1: Toxic, radiation, follow-up: Mind reading

Thus whenever you read someone's mind you can then hit them with 1d6 radiation damage as well. Presumably using the mind-reading as the 'carrier' so that it gets through Armour and the like (otherwise you could use say: Link, and make the innate attack itself a malediction)

Pricing the follow up as if the mind reading was a Malediction makes sense, and would probably be the way to go.
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Old 03-19-2016, 10:32 PM   #8
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Not sure what you mean here - could you please elaborate some?
This is what I mean:

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So If I get this right you are attempting to design a character who has (for example);
1. Mind reading

2. Innate attack 1: Toxic, radiation, follow-up: Mind reading

Thus whenever you read someone's mind you can then hit them with 1d6 radiation damage as well. Presumably using the mind-reading as the 'carrier' so that it gets through Armour and the like (otherwise you could use say: Link, and make the innate attack itself a malediction)

Pricing the follow up as if the mind reading was a Malediction makes sense, and would probably be the way to go.
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I'd be down with that, sure.
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Old 03-19-2016, 11:28 PM   #10
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Thanks guys!
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