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Re: Consuming a potion?

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  • otiendikil
    Thanks, Neil, Non-PCGen, but that sounds like a fun and foolproof method. Matt
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 4, 2013
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      Thanks, Neil,
      Non-PCGen, but that sounds like a fun and foolproof method.

      --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, Saxum Caribetum wrote:
      > On 06/04/2012 02:22, Timothy Reaves wrote:
      > > What is the correct way to consume a potion, to remove it from inventory?
      > > I'm using 5.17.12.
      > >
      > >
      > totally non-PCGen method, but very easy on the record keeping side of
      > things:
      > I've given up keeping consumables on the character sheet and leave that
      > for long-term items only.
      > I hand out small (visiting-card sized(*)) tokens for consumables:
      > scrolls, potions, wands,..
      > When a PC consumes a potion or reads a scroll, they hand it back to me (GM).
      > Easy record-keeping (noneĀ¬!) and the players seem to feel it adds
      > verisimilitude to the notion of "consuming" the item!
      > For Wands, I provide a card with 50 check-boxes, and have them check off
      > one each time it's used.
      > (potions, wands and scrolls weigh so little I don't worry about the
      > encumbrance side of things)
      > (*our keenest PC Wizard's player has one of those wallets you can buy
      > for visiting cards, and keeps his stash of scrolls and potions in that,
      > for handy reference and easy access!)
      > --
      > Neil Taylor "Creo Imaginem Mente"
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