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Re: Determination Points house rules?

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  • SelPhil@aol.com
    Do you set a limit to the number of Determination Points a player can use on a single roll? I think I m going with the +2 option.
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 9, 2011
      Do you set a limit to the number of Determination Points a player can use on a single roll? I think I'm going with the +2 option.

      --- In icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com, Soylent Green <gsoylent@...> wrote:
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      > Normally I go for as written but at the club I play at I allow also the +2 version because it's just easier for new players to grasp.
      > The Determined Effort aren't that complex but they are a bit unusual. With my regular group we played Marvel Supper Heroes before ICONS so they are already familiar with the general principle. But it you can a whole bunch of players new to the game the +2 option get's the game moving sooner.
      > And now that I think of it, actually even that isn't strictly true. Even with my regular group I still gloss over that "you have to have failed an attempt before you can try a Determined Effort unless it's the sort of task you can only try once."
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      > To: icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com
      > From: SelPhil@...
      > Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2011 22:51:26 +0000
      > Subject: [icons-rpg] Determination Points house rules?
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      > How do y'all handle Determnation Points when spent on dice rolls?
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      > I've heard people using the rules as written, +2 to the result, or re-rolling and taking the best result.
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      > Which do you prefer and why?
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