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Attributes above 16

posted Sep 05, 2017 17:12:32 by jgr4th
Does getting an attribute over 16 do anything extra ? Does haveing a total skill roll above 20?
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SteveHanson said Sep 07, 2017 02:32:34
No to both questions.
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jgr4th said Sep 07, 2017 21:14:47
Interesting , so there is no real purpose raising a sig skill stat above 15 or a non above 17? It's funny you can get a stat so high and it doesn't become supernatural (the special rule).
Hexer said Sep 08, 2017 08:55:39
Well it still improves other skills based on the attribute and stuff thats based on the raw attribute (like bonus dice for ranged, CC, psywar, infowar) and also helps in situations where your GM might ask you to test not a skill but just an attribute maybe.
So I wouldn't say there is NO purpose to it...
jgr4th said Sep 08, 2017 14:34:23
Even the bonus dice for attacks don't get better after 16.

Also I don't see a way a player can get the supernatural special rule. Normally I wouldn't even notice but the dog face npc with a lower brawn attribute has supernatural 1 and a PC in my game with a brawn 15 before shifting doesn't even after shift . So it became a debate in our group about how it works. Considering a tag with a brawn 17 has supernatural 2.

I believe the confusion is because there doesn't seem to be an understandable system to gauge why npcs have some of the stats they have. The players feel less than happy that a npc with less skill and attribute has a better chance at accomplishing a task than they do just because they have supernatural special rule.
admiraljcjf said Feb 12, 2018 21:19:49
I would tell my players to simply build a bridge.

NPCs use different rules to PCs, get over it.

Systems which force static design onto every character in the universe rapidly become a nightmare to ST.
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