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Re: [pcgen] [BUG?] Pathfinder Bestiary's All-Around Vision ability

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  • Andrew
    Hm, reread it, and you re correct, I did misread it. The correct thing is to remove the +4 Perception bonus that isn t part of the ability itself. ... --
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      Hm, reread it, and you're correct, I did misread it.

      The correct thing is to remove the +4 Perception bonus that isn't part of the ability itself.





      On 8/17/2011 3:11 PM, Andrew Wilson wrote:
      > Andrew, you seem to be answering the wrong question here.
      >
      > I'm not really a data monkey and I don't play one on television (or in
      > a role playing game for that matter), but it seems to me that the
      > answer to your question should have been.
      >
      > Fix the ability to do what the bestiary 2 says it does. i.e. remove the
      > +4 to perception which shouldn't be there. Go back and edit
      > the 2 monsters from bestiary 1 to explicitly give them the extra +4 to
      > perception that we assumed came from this ability (but now we know
      > better because they actually printed the ability in this book and now
      > we're not just making s**t up).
      >
      > If I'm wrong about this, no doubt a real data monkey will be along to
      > fill in the correct details.
      >
      > andrew
      >
      > On 17 August 2011 21:35, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >
      >> Hi,
      >>
      >> _experimental is the proper list for these types of issues - Set being made
      >> for distribution, and a
      >> question on how to accomplish the item(s).
      >>
      >> All creatures get +4 to Perception when they have All-Round Vision? If
      >> that's the case, I'd place it
      >> in the universal section. Sounds logical to me.
      >>
      >> Cheers,
      >>
      >>
      >> On 8/17/2011 1:32 PM, distant_scholar wrote:
      >>> The Pathfinder Bestiary doesn't have All-Around Vision in the universal
      >> monster rules section, but the ability was put in the general monster
      >> abilities when the Bestiary was coded up. Since all (two?) of the monsters
      >> that had it also had a +4 Perception bonus, that Perception bonus was put
      >> into the general monster ability.
      >>> The Pathfinder Bestiary 2 *does* have All-Around Vision in the universal
      >> monster rules section, and no Perception bonus is listed. And at least one
      >> monster (the Soul Eater) has All-Around Vision without a +4 Perception bonus
      >> (or any Perception bonus, for that matter).
      >>> It's easy enough for me to give the Soul Eater a -4 bonus to Perception,
      >> and handle it that way, but is there a more "proper" way to handle this
      >> situation?
      >>> And is the right group for this post? :-)
      >>>
      >>>
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      Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
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      Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
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