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Old 10-10-2011, 08:20 PM   #91
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so i am having trouble with something here. you only want 4 disadvatages, but over 150 points of disadvatanges is ok (like with lamech's character)?
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on another note, Skullcrusher I forgot about that website! now to make me some guys lol
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Old 10-10-2011, 08:27 PM   #92
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so i am having trouble with something here. you only want 4 disadvatages, but over 150 points of disadvatanges is ok (like with lamech's character)?
The limit was on disadvantages not reduced traits. I'm not sure what Ulthar's exact goal was, but it keeps the clutter of disadvantages down, allows for a few big ones (say terminal illness and max autophobia), and finally doesn't count things like per 10 as a disadvantage.
If we used the standard system for disadvantages I would be out of points by the time I bought per/will to starting levels, and added SoD party. While another person could have someone with 8 mental disadvantages to keep track of.

They serve different purposes. The disadvantage limit keeps things like IQ expensive while this Ulthar's system limits the things to keep track of.
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:20 PM   #93
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read first post.

on another note, Skullcrusher I forgot about that website! now to make me some guys lol
Thanks, I did. Understand what is allowed, just not why. It seems like it is ok to play a weakling, autistic savant, but not a flawed tragic hero. A little weird.
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:32 PM   #94
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Yay, I updated the pic of my guy, its in my sig.

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Old 10-11-2011, 06:16 AM   #95
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Yay, I updated the pic of my guy, its in my sig.
The pics seemed to be locked.
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:27 AM   #96
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Skullcrusher: Your Ad's may be messed up -- I'm getting 205 total when I enter Rorik into GCA; what are you getting? Also, I'm reading Temperature Tolerance to state that you should specify where your extra 24 degrees of comfort are distributed.
I think I found the problem. I used the Barbarian Template and they have TL2 so that is were the extra -5 comes from. Is that going to be a problem?
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:58 AM   #97
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To barna10 -- eh, I don't think any character formula will be perfect; but again, that's a different thread :)
Back to business at hand... you've still got three unspecified quirks -- edit those in for us, please.

To Skullcrusher: Okay, barbarian TL2 thing... but you see this is what confuses/amuses me -- we both have the same list of Advantages:

Advantages [43]
Absolute Direction [5]
Combat Reflexes [15]
Fit [5]
Hard to Kill (2) [4]
High Pain Threshold [10]
Temperature Tolerance (2) [2]

Your list says a total of 38, mine says 43 and I could swear those numbers add up to 41...??
I'm either missing something in their calculations, or we've stumbled upon a bug. Either way, I willing to just wave it all off as "darn near close enough" and call it good.
Maybe I'll even it out by hitting you with a grudge monster :P
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:08 AM   #98
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To barna10 -- eh, I don't think any character formula will be perfect; but again, that's a different thread :)
Back to business at hand... you've still got three unspecified quirks -- edit those in for us, please.

To Skullcrusher: Okay, barbarian TL2 thing... but you see this is what confuses/amuses me -- we both have the same list of Advantages:

Advantages [43]
Absolute Direction [5]
Combat Reflexes [15]
Fit [5]
Hard to Kill (2) [4]
High Pain Threshold [10]
Temperature Tolerance (2) [2]

Your list says a total of 38, mine says 43 and I could swear those numbers add up to 41...??
I'm either missing something in their calculations, or we've stumbled upon a bug. Either way, I willing to just wave it all off as "darn near close enough" and call it good.
Maybe I'll even it out by hitting you with a grudge monster :P
My list came from GCA...I exported it to TXT format and cut and pasted it to the forums. The only thing missing was the Perks Total point value being listed in the totals so I added it. I don't know it's crazy. The only thing i can think of is that when it calculates the total for Advantages it subtracts teh -5 for TL 2? Also the 41 vs 43 thing is that you forgot the 2 points for his language (common tongue) Accented. For some reason GCA doesn't lit Languages in the advantages catergory eventhough you pick them out of advantages.
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:50 AM   #99
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you forgot the 2 points for his language (common tongue) Accented.
aha -- okay, that vaguely makes sense :)
Frankly, quite a bit of what GCA does mystifies me... still an indispensable tool, I think.
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:58 AM   #100
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aha -- okay, that vaguely makes sense :)
Frankly, quite a bit of what GCA does mystifies me... still an indispensable tool, I think.
It's like a calculator you get dependent on it and when it's not there the process of figuring it out by hand becomes astronomically burdensome. To me I just give up...Guess I got laziness.
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