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Old 04-30-2014, 09:02 AM   #1
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Default Building Hand of Glory

I was building some artifacts using Metatronic Generators and tried to emulate this one. For those, who don't know: Hand of Glory is dead human arm. If it holds source of light, then this light is seen only by one holding Hand of Glory. I don't know how to emulate it using powers. Night Vision seems not very appropriate, and I don't know which modifier I should use on Create Light to get that I need. Any thoughts?
P.S. I know that Hand was somewhere in Magic Items and ain't interested in it; it's building this thing in Powers that puzzles me.
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:20 AM   #2
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I was building some artifacts using Metatronic Generators and tried to emulate this one. For those, who don't know: Hand of Glory is dead human arm. If it holds source of light, then this light is seen only by one holding Hand of Glory. I don't know how to emulate it using powers. Night Vision seems not very appropriate, and I don't know which modifier I should use on Create Light to get that I need. Any thoughts?
P.S. I know that Hand was somewhere in Magic Items and ain't interested in it; it's building this thing in Powers that puzzles me.
Dark Vision with a Trigger?
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:22 AM   #3
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Dark Vision with a Trigger?
Either this, or the Hand has Obscure Vision with Stealthy and Held Objects Only. Come to think of it, that would be a nice upgrade to steal something that fits in one hand, and put it in your Hand...
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:31 AM   #4
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Dark Vision with a Trigger?
The problem with Dark Vision is complete removal of penalties for darkness; Hand of Glory gives only as much light as source of light does.

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Either this, or the Hand has Obscure Vision with Stealthy and Held Objects Only. Come to think of it, that would be a nice upgrade to steal something that fits in one hand, and put it in your Hand...
You can see the item in Hand quite nicely. It's light what remains unseen.
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:37 AM   #5
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You can see the item in Hand quite nicely. It's light what remains unseen.
Then the Hand simply uses an illusion to say that flashlight is off, the torch is unlit, etc.
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:56 AM   #6
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Illumination perk with cosmic can only be seen b wielder
do that on crewel light for brighter light sources
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Old 04-30-2014, 09:57 AM   #7
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Illumination perk with cosmic can only be seen b wielder
do that on crewel light for brighter light sources
The only problem with that is that by RAW, perks can't have modifiers.
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Old 04-30-2014, 10:10 AM   #8
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The only problem with that is that by RAW, perks can't have modifiers.
And fact that Hand of Glory isn't source of light; it only hides it from the others.
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Old 04-30-2014, 11:18 AM   #9
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The problem with Dark Vision is complete removal of penalties for darkness; Hand of Glory gives only as much light as source of light does.
Take a limitation that says you can only see within a limited radius (or whatever).
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Old 04-30-2014, 11:50 AM   #10
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I was building some artifacts using Metatronic Generators and tried to emulate this one. For those, who don't know: Hand of Glory is dead human arm. If it holds source of light, then this light is seen only by one holding Hand of Glory. I don't know how to emulate it using powers. Night Vision seems not very appropriate, and I don't know which modifier I should use on Create Light to get that I need. Any thoughts?
P.S. I know that Hand was somewhere in Magic Items and ain't interested in it; it's building this thing in Powers that puzzles me.
Create [specific item/light originating from the hand] with the destroy modifier, add in selective area so that you can exclude yourself from being affected by the destroyed light source would seem to me to be the closest fit.
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