96235Re: [pcgen] [Bug] Weird effect with Bonus VAR and ability pools
- Jan 1, 2008Hi Andrew
I think what is happening is that the BONUS:ABILITYPOOL is also being
added for each time the ability is taken. Try moving BONUS:ABILITYPOOL|Force
Powers|ForceTrainingNumber out of the ability and see if that fixes it.
Andrew Maitland scribed:
> Ok, this one is just plain odd.--
> IN a ABILITY file:
> Foo Feat
> BONUS:ABILITYPOOL|Force Powers|ForceTrainingNumber
> BONUS:VAR|ForceTrainingNumber|1|TYPE=Initial CHOOSE:NOCHOICE
> (Can be no, but doesn't make a difference, I tried both ways)
> SA:Force Powers Known: %|ForceTrainingNumber
> In ABILITYCATEGORY FILE (or miscinfo)
> ABILITYCATEGORY:Force Powers
> CATEGORY:Force Powers
> DISPLAYLOCATION:Class Abilities
> Now what SHOULD happen, first time you take the feat gain WISDOM bonus
> +1, each additional time you gain another WISDOM modifier.
> Test with any Wisdom, preferably with 12 or higher...
> My results varied each time... I had Wis 12...
> Feat Taken x1 = 2
> Feat Taken x2 = 10
> Wis =16
> x1 =4
> x2 =26
> Should have been: Wis 12 =1
> Feat Taken x1 = 2 (Wis +1)
> Feat Taken x2 = 3 (Wis + Wis +1)
> Wis 16
> x1 =4
> x2 =7
> Strangely enough the console gave the proper number.
> I was encountering odd behavior with ABILITYPOOL as well, it will take a
> Jep 'word' expression, but wouldn't take a direct formula
> BONUS:ABILITYPOOL|Foo Pool|INT+3 - wouldn't work, but
> BONUS:ABILITYPOOL|Foo Pool|FooBarFormula
> BONUS:VAR|FooBarFormula|INT+3 would work.
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