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Old 05-25-2012, 04:18 AM   #1
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7' long (2 hexes)
Inconvinient postion (special clothes and seats etc)
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Now the last bit is based on say a ST10 = Arm ST22 that gives a BL of 96lb and a BLx2 193lb one handed only.

However, at 3pts per ST and only able to use it up to BLx2 methinks is there a cheaper ST upgrade?

Just lifting ST for one arm... have I missed this somewhere?
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:22 AM   #2
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I don't think it's mentioned specifically. But since lifting strength is 3/10 of full strength, I don't see any reason why you couldn't purchase one arm lifting strength for 0.9 points.
Unless there's some issue I can't see.

Also, I can't resist, sorry.

Is that a giant flexible limb in your pants, or are you just glad to see me?
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:24 AM   #3
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It's certainly longer than a baby's arm.
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:28 AM   #4
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It's certainly longer than a baby's arm.
Hung like a giant squid?

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Old 05-25-2012, 04:30 AM   #5
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I don't believe you've missed anything.

ST +1 is [10] and Arm ST +1 (One Arm) is [3], meaning that ST +1 (One Arm Only, -70%) is [3]. Thereby: Lifting ST +1 (One Arm Only, -70%) should cost [0.9]. GM willing, of course.

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Old 05-25-2012, 05:59 AM   #6
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That would be logical... may due it because it cannot recieve the full benefit of lifting, unless that is what is written into one arm ST anyway.
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Old 05-25-2012, 12:46 PM   #7
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Another way would be to view a one armed character to lifting ST, would that be 1 point per level because it cannot be utilised over BLx2?
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Old 05-25-2012, 01:40 PM   #8
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It's certainly longer than a baby's arm.
"That's not a babies arm holding an apple, that's a dwarves arm holding a ham hock!"

Actual quote. Not regarding an actual person (ah, artistic license...). I still nearly choked on my coffee).

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That would be logical... may due it because it cannot recieve the full benefit of lifting, unless that is what is written into one arm ST anyway.
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Another way would be to view a one armed character to lifting ST, would that be 1 point per level because it cannot be utilised over BLx2?
One Arm ST isn't "Lifting ST, one arm", it's lifting, striking, grappling, whatever ST. I also apply it to crippling limits for arms - ie you treat your HP as being 1 higher as well for determining when the arm is crippled or severed. Which means yes, it can only be applied to tasks that take one arm, such as the one-handed lifts limits.

Since One Arm ST is 3 points to regular ST's 10, it's reasonable to say it's like a -70% limitation, and lifting ST being 3 points each, -70%, is 0.9, which yes, rounds up to 1 CP each.
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