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Re: Subtract skill points from the pool?

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  • madartiste
    Ah! That s excellent! I hadn t even thought of making a new skill! Thank you very much.
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 16, 2013
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      Ah! That's excellent! I hadn't even thought of making a new skill! Thank you very much.

      --- In PCGenListFileHelp@yahoogroups.com, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > Skill Pool is a beast to alter unless leveling.
      >
      > What I would recommend is setting up a new skill
      >
      > Buy Feat TYPE:FEAT VISIBLE:GUI BONUS:ABILITYPOOL|FEAT|x
      >
      > with x being the formula using skill info to grant a feat for you when you spend the points.
      >
      > skillinfo("RANK","Buy Feat")/3
      >
      > every 3 skill ranks in Buy Feat will grant a Feat.
      >
      > As to your syntax, I'd have to look, but it sounds like a bug to me, if it's not working.
      >
      > Cheers,
      >
      > On 2/15/2013 8:49 AM, madartiste wrote:
      > > Hey all,
      > >
      > > Our DM has a house rule that lets a person spend a certain amount of unused skill points to buy a feat. I was attempting to code this up, but seem to be having trouble with the subtracting skill points part.
      > >
      > > I had assumed that BONUS:SKILLPOOL was the way to go, but it seems to do absolutely nothing... Anyone have any suggestions?
      > >
      > > I was testing it by being very specific -- since the proper syntax is BONUS:SKILLPOOL|CLASS=Fighter;LEVEL=2|2. I just made it -2 and drafted up a 2nd level fighter to see if it worked. Which it doesn't. And neither does leaving it as a positive number.
      > >
      > > I guess I'm stumped. Maybe I misunderstood what BONUS:SKILLPOOL does. Can anyone help me?
      > >
      > >
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