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Old 06-09-2021, 11:50 PM   #1
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Default Advantages or Skills that affect Local Fašade Level.

I was reading Christopher R. Rice 2016 article “Mask of Humanity" in Pyramid 3-97.

I was interested in applying the rules of the Fašade, specifically the "passive" form.

However, I do have questions. Is there a way for players to affect the Local Fašade Level? I was wondering if there are skills and advantages that could increase or decrease the Local Fašade Level.

Any suggestions would be helpful, thanks.

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Old 06-10-2021, 09:14 AM   #2
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I was reading Christopher R. Rice 2016 article “Mask of Humanity" in Pyramid 3-19.
Are you sure you aren't referring to a different Pyramid issue? 3-19 is Tools of the Trade: Clerics, and I'm not seeing an article called Mask of Humanity, there (though it's possible that I missed it somehow).
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Old 06-10-2021, 09:35 AM   #3
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Are you sure you aren't referring to a different Pyramid issue? 3-19 is Tools of the Trade: Clerics, and I'm not seeing an article called Mask of Humanity, there (though it's possible that I missed it somehow).
Looks to be Pyramid #3/97: Strange Powers.
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Old 06-10-2021, 02:47 PM   #4
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Are you sure you aren't referring to a different Pyramid issue? 3-19 is Tools of the Trade: Clerics, and I'm not seeing an article called Mask of Humanity, there (though it's possible that I missed it somehow).
Oh, crap. My fault. The above comment is right, it should be Pyramid 3-97. My bad. I'll fix it.
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Old 06-10-2021, 06:04 PM   #5
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I was reading Christopher R. Rice 2016 article ôMask of Humanity" in Pyramid 3-97.

I was interested in applying the rules of the Fašade, specifically the "passive" form.

However, I do have questions. Is there a way for players to affect the Local Fašade Level? I was wondering if there are skills and advantages that could increase or decrease the Local Fašade Level.

Any suggestions would be helpful, thanks.
Not really. It's meant to be a world-building tool the PCs interact with, not one they can direct or use.
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Old 06-10-2021, 07:20 PM   #6
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Not really. It's meant to be a world-building tool the PCs interact with, not one they can direct or use.
Okay, so this is something I would have to house rule. Thanks.
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Old 06-10-2021, 07:25 PM   #7
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Okay, so this is something I would have to house rule. Thanks.
Pretty much, yeah.
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Old 06-10-2021, 07:28 PM   #8
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Okay, thanks.

My initial temptation is to combine a "passive" form of Fašade with an "active" one. Basically, there is a Basic local Fašade Level, AND there is the Shrouding skill. PC's can use the Shrouding skill to raise the Fašade Level.

This would be similar to a Skill roll. There is a Basic Local Fašade, which is similar to the the Basic Skill Level. A player can then add his/her Shrouding skill to raise the level of Fašade, making an Effective Local Fašade which would be similar to a Effective Skill Level.

This keeps things simple.
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