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Old 09-16-2019, 05:13 AM   #55
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Default Re: Maximum Attributes for Real World People

Originally Posted by AlexanderHowl View Post
Its much cheaper to have IQ 20 and Inventor!-20 and Science!-20 than to have IQ 14 and Inventor!-20 and Science!-20. The former gets you +6 to IQ-based defaults and skills, as well as +6 Per and Will, and it costs 248 CP. The latter costs 272 CP. So, for 24 CP less, you can make a much more capable character, and it is no use claiming that it is less realistic.
What's most cost efficient in a points-buy RPG system, and what's realistic is two very different things
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