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Old 07-16-2013, 03:00 PM   #1
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Default Orc Resisting a Curse

The wording is somewhat ambiguous...which of the following is it?

1. The Orc can resist a curse and loses a level, unless he is level 1, in which case he can resist the curse but loses no level.

2. The Orc can resist a curse and loses a level, unless he is level 1, in which case he cannot resist the curse.
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Old 07-16-2013, 03:14 PM   #2
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If the Orc is 1st level, he cannot pay the level to do the resist, therefore, he cannot resist it.
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Old 07-16-2013, 09:38 PM   #3
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So I'm wondering why it's this way for Orc, and not for Thief? Seems silly to me.
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:13 PM   #4
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For the org, it's an activation cost. For the thief, it's a penalty for a bad roll, just like suffering bad stuff. And just like bad stuff and curses, if they can't affect you, nothing happens
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:37 AM   #5
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For the thief, the Cost of stealing is the card they discard first. They have to pay the cost of discarding a card before trying to steal. The level-loss for being unsuccessful is a resulting penalty, not a cost.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:40 AM   #6
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Yes, I understand that...but what I meant by my question is why it's permitted for Thieves to steal at level 1 at all. Let's phrase it that way instead.
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