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Old 10-23-2020, 05:47 PM   #19
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Default Re: Passive intimidation?

Originally Posted by EskrimadorNC View Post
So here is what went through my mind:
I'd argue you weren't successfully intimidated if this step happened. If you have a chance to logically think through threat analysis, then that means you're deciding your actions, not him. You were merely in danger.

Originally Posted by Plane View Post
I don't think fright checks are free anymore for Hideous like they were in 3e
I'm not saying full on Fright Checks, I'm saying that someone has the emotion 'fear' and is reacting however they might while under the duress of 'fear'. And that will often be something bad for you, thus why it's a disadvantage. Intimidation lets you use that fear to help you out.
Originally Posted by cosmicfish View Post
While I do not think that GURPS is perfect I do think that it is more balanced than what I am likely to create by GM fiat.
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