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Old 02-04-2017, 06:51 PM   #11
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Default Re: Destiny: Die at a specific moment

Originally Posted by sir_pudding View Post
You seem to be combining two totally different episodes.
Quite possible. I also get episodes of Twilight Zone, Outer Limits, and Tales From The Darkside mixed up on occasion too.
Beware, poor communication skills. No offense intended. If offended, it just means that I failed my writing skill check.
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Old 02-04-2017, 08:18 PM   #12
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Default Re: Destiny: Die at a specific moment

Originally Posted by PTTG View Post
More flashy deaths, such as knowing ahead of time that you'll be struck by a nuclear bomb, demand that you buy the effects of the thing that kills your character as a one-use Advantage. The GM should probably pay close attention to what you're planning. Sneaking into the enemy base in order to be there the moment the bomb hits you is a pretty powerful ability.
I see this as the point that destiny gets creative and downright cruel. If your destiny is "be killed by a nuclear bomb at 3:14 pm on August 17, 2019" I would make a mental note that it never said a nuclear bomb detonation. You sneak onto an enemy nuclear base on the day, and a criticality accident in the deweaponizing building causes a faulty emergency door to close on your head.
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