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Old 09-15-2019, 06:24 PM   #53
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Default Re: Maximum Attributes for Real World People

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Originally Posted by AlexanderHowl View Post
Having a couple people a generation per attribute with a 20 is not broken or unrealistic, there are people that gifted, it is just that they will be world-class athletes, Noble Prize winners, etc. (though the vast majority of those people will probably instead have (Attribute) 16 and (Talent) 4 instead).
Many Nobel Prize winners don't really have many accomplishments outside of their narrow field, often what GURPS would consider an optional specialty, or even the Hyperspecialization Perk. Few athletes make a name for themselves in more than two (usually very similar) sports.
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