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Old 01-14-2022, 10:26 AM   #1
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Default RPM Buying Paths as defaults from Thaumatology

Hello! I have yet another RPM question. It's distinct from my other questions, so I decided to create another thread (let me know if I am wrong).

I know, that default level of paths could not be higher then 12. But what about buying from default?

Example: I have IQ 15 and Thaumatology 18 (so path skills 12). Paying one point for a path, buying from IQ, would give the same 12 level. But, if buying from default works for paths, I could buy a path from thaumatology. It would give me level 13 for one point. Does it work like this?
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Old 01-14-2022, 10:38 AM   #2
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Default Re: RPM Buying Paths as defaults from Thaumatology

Yeah. Unless there are special rules for buying from default, the normal rules apply.
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Old 01-14-2022, 11:01 AM   #3
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Buying from default reduces the cost of a skill by what would have been the cost to get the default if it wasn't for the default

So if you have a default of 12, and that would have cost 1 point to buy from IQ if not for the default, buying up from there costs 1 point less. So instead of 1, 2, 4, +4/level, it would be 0, 1, 3, +4/level.
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Old 01-14-2022, 11:09 AM   #4
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Hello! I have yet another RPM question. It's distinct from my other questions, so I decided to create another thread (let me know if I am wrong).

I know, that default level of paths could not be higher then 12. But what about buying from default?

Example: I have IQ 15 and Thaumatology 18 (so path skills 12). Paying one point for a path, buying from IQ, would give the same 12 level. But, if buying from default works for paths, I could buy a path from thaumatology. It would give me level 13 for one point. Does it work like this?
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Yeah. Unless there are special rules for buying from default, the normal rules apply.
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Buying from default reduces the cost of a skill by what would have been the cost to get the default if it wasn't for the default

So if you have a default of 12, and that would have cost 1 point to buy from IQ if not for the default, buying up from there costs 1 point less. So instead of 1, 2, 4, +4/level, it would be 0, 1, 3, +4/level.
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Old 01-14-2022, 02:47 PM   #5
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Hello! I have yet another RPM question. It's distinct from my other questions, so I decided to create another thread (let me know if I am wrong).

I know, that default level of paths could not be higher then 12. But what about buying from default?

Example: I have IQ 15 and Thaumatology 18 (so path skills 12). Paying one point for a path, buying from IQ, would give the same 12 level. But, if buying from default works for paths, I could buy a path from thaumatology. It would give me level 13 for one point. Does it work like this?
Correct. The regular rules for buying from default function normally in this instance.
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Old 01-14-2022, 03:44 PM   #6
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Thanks! Was not obvious to me because of that default cap.
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