Re: Adjusting Armor check penalty
- --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, "ainvarg" <ainvarg@...> wrote:
>You could do what is done (or was done at one time) with the Arcane
> Trying to build another PrC. One of the abilities reduces the armor
> check penalty for armor that the character is proficient with. No
> mention of shields, so my interpretation is that any armor check
> penalty from the shield should still apply.
> I tried
> from the docs, but it did not seem to have any effect. So I changed
> it to
> Which appears to be working, except that will decrease the penalty
> past zero. At a later level, the armor check penalty is reduced by 2
> more to a total of 4. In my testing, I found a suit of armor with a
> -3 armor check penalty. For this character, his armor check penalty
> becomes +1 (and should be a 0 because you cannot reduce a penalty to
> the point where it's a bonus). And when he equips a light shield (-1
> armor check penalty), his overall armor check penalty becomes 0 (by my
> interpretation of the class, it should be a -1 from the shield, which
> is unaffected by the special ability.
> Am I doing something wrong or do I need to do a bit of JEP work on
> this (not sure how to do that since I don't think I can grab the
> current armor check penalty to modify it)?
> Also, is there a way to restrict this benefit to only the armors that
> the character is proficient with? The only PRExxx tag I see is for
> classes of armor proficiency and doesn't appear to apply to the armor
> being worn so much as the armor that could be worn without penalty.
> Other than this ability, which certainly doesn't prevent me from using
> the class, I can claim to generating a pair of PrC today! I've been
> lurking and trying to get over the hump with .lst files for a very,
> very long time, so I have to tell you seeing some success (albeit on
> the shoulders of the helpful folks here) is an awesome feeling.
> Happy New Year, everyone!
> I promise, when I calm down, my posts will get shorter...
Archer. Create eqmod's which provide the specific bonuses only to the
equipment you want (PRETYPE) and only for the class/level you want
(PRECLASS). It's then up to the player to apply the eqmod to his
equipment but, as it is a benefit to him, he likely won't forget.