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Old 10-13-2017, 01:37 PM   #11
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Default Re: 3rd edition and fractions

Originally Posted by sir_pudding View Post
Wasn't there something about rounding towards the beginning of the Basic Set (just as there is in 4e) ISTR reading this.
I think it's mentioned that point costs are rounded up, but otherwise there is no specific rounding convention mentioned in the rules.

The rule of thumb is always round in a way that screws the PC. Point costs are rounded up, fractional damage or movement values are rounded down. There are a few specific cases where point costs are rounded down (mostly from built in cost multipliers, such as "costs 1/3 as much if blah blah blah"), but otherwise the rules normally state to round against the interest of the character in question.
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