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Old 04-19-2016, 02:24 PM   #1
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Default Size Matters

So... for whatever this is worth to whomever chooses to use it...

I calculated sizes based on Strength for humans. I was allowing my PCs to take a size different than the baselines by up 10% in either direction. Whenever someone wants to wear clothing or armor that was being worn by someone else, or when they are trying to disguise themselves as someone else, I usually go by Strength for general size comparison. For appearance, I roll 3d6 to see how different that individual is from the PC. I allow PCs to choose their appearance deviation from the average, or simply assume they are a 10 or an 11 (on a 3d6).

I added build modifiers to GCA using a website that calculates BSA or Body Surface Area from height and weight. I then compare that BSA to the BSA of a ST 10 person to get a relative size modifier that I use to modify Armor and Clothing.

This is messy, but if you cut and paste it into notepad (.gdf file), it looks normal.

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<Build>
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:6", *.5899, gives(*.5899 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:6), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:6 (HP:6). Height: 57 inches. Weight: 60 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:7", *.6517, gives(*.6517 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:7), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:7 (HP:7). Height: 60 inches. Weight: 70 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:8", *.7135, gives(*.7135 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:8), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:8 (HP:8). Height: 63 inches. Weight: 80 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:9", *.7753, gives(*.7753 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:9), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:9 (HP:9). Height: 66 inches. Weight: 90 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:10", *.8315, gives(*.8315 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:10), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:10 (HP:10). Height: 68 inches. Weight: 100 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:11", *.8708, gives(*.8708 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:11), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:11 (HP:11). Height: 70 inches. Weight: 110 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:12", *.9494, gives(*.9494 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:12), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:12 (HP:12). Height: 73 inches. Weight: 122.5 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:13", *1.0169, gives(*1.0169 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:13), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:13 (HP:13). Height: 76 inches. Weight: 135 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:14", *1.0843, gives(*1.0843 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:14), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:14 (HP:14). Height: 79 inches. Weight: 147.5 lbs)
"Adjusting for Skinny Build, ST:15", *1.1517, gives(*1.1517 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Skinny ST:15), page(User), group(Build),
description(Skinny ST:15 (HP:15). Height: 82 inches. Weight: 160 lbs)

"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:6", *.7191, gives(*.7191 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:6), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:6 (HP:6). Height: 57 inches. Weight: 90 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:7", *.7978, gives(*.7978 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:7), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:7 (HP:7). Height: 60 inches. Weight: 105 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:8", *.8764, gives(*.8764 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:8), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:8 (HP:8). Height: 63 inches. Weight: 120 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:9", *.9494, gives(*.9494 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:9), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:9 (HP:9). Height: 66 inches. Weight: 135 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:10", *1.0000, gives(*1.0000 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:10), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:10 (HP:10). Height: 68 inches. Weight: 145 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:11", *1.0674, gives(*1.0674 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:11), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:11 (HP:11). Height: 70 inches. Weight: 160 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:12", *1.1517, gives(*1.1517 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:12), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:12 (HP:12). Height: 73 inches. Weight: 180 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:13", *1.2416, gives(*1.2416 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:13), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:13 (HP:13). Height: 76 inches. Weight: 200 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:14", *1.3258, gives(*1.3258 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:14), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:14 (HP:14). Height: 79 inches. Weight: 220 lbs)
"Adjusting for Average Build, ST:15", *1.4101, gives(*1.4101 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Average ST:15), page(User), group(Build),
description(Average ST:15(HP:15). Height: 82 inches. Weight: 240 lbs)

"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:6", *.8315, gives(*.8315 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:6), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:6 (HP:6). Height: 57 inches. Weight: 120 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:7", *.9157, gives(*.9157 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:7), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:7 (HP:7). Height: 60 inches. Weight: 137.5 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:8", *1.0000, gives(*1.0000 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:8), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:8 (HP:8). Height: 63 inches. Weight: 157.5 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:9", *1.0899, gives(*1.0899 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:9), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:9 (HP:9). Height: 66 inches. Weight: 177.5 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:10", *1.1461, gives(*1.1461 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:10), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:10 (HP:10). Height: 68 inches. Weight: 190 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:11", *1.2191, gives(*1.2191 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:11), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:11 (HP:11). Height: 70 inches. Weight: 210 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:12", *1.3258, gives(*1.3258 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:12), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:12 (HP:12). Height: 73 inches. Weight: 237.5 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:13", *1.4213, gives(*1.4213 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:13), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:13 (HP:13). Height: 76 inches. Weight: 262.5 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:14", *1.5225, gives(*1.5225 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:14), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:14 (HP:14). Height: 79 inches. Weight: 290 lbs)
"Adjusting for Overweight Build, ST:15", *1.6292, gives(*1.6292 to owner::baseweight), shortname(Overweight ST:15), page(User), group(Build),
description(Overweight ST:15(HP:15). Height: 82 inches. Weight: 320.45 lbs)
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Old 04-19-2016, 02:39 PM   #2
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Default Re: Size Matters

wow. I feel like I should find a way to use this in my campaign because it seems like you did a lot of work on it. Does size comparison come up a lot in your campaign?
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Old 04-20-2016, 01:16 PM   #3
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Default Re: Size Matters

With regards to the Build Mod, I use it for all clothing and equipment.

However, the size comparison roll comes up once every few weeks or so, depending upon the campaign type. Knocking out a guard, donning his uniform and pretending to be him does happen. I came up with the 3d6 idea on the fly once when I needed it. I have used it for voices as well. How much do you sound like someone else. Apply the difference between the two values as a penalty to Disguise or Mimicry (Speech).
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