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Old 07-22-2014, 08:36 AM   #7
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Default Re: Fearlesness, Fearfulness: Double Dipping - Why?

Originally Posted by Not another shrubbery View Post
It seems like this has come up before, but I'm just too lazy to search :/ The symmetry on the part of the Disadvantages has (on the rare occasion when I've thought about it) struck me as maybe not a good idea, as it makes the owner especially vulnerable to certain attacks. Magic Susceptibility somewhat compensates by bumping the return/level, but Fearfulness just looks like you're getting too much of a drawback for the cost. Just as a lark, I might try dropping the attacker's roll from the base version, while making it available as an enhancement, at least for Fearfulness.
As I said above, the chance of success on a quick contest isn't the same as a success check. The double dipping makes sense in a quick contest. But you can always change it for your game :)
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