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  • gsbingl
    I just love being misquoted out of context. My comment was a response ... way to ... why I ... in my ... apparently ... we could ... choice it ... rid of a ...
    Message 1 of 13 , Jan 1, 2002
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      I just love being misquoted out of context. My comment was a response
      to the following:

      --- In pcgen@y..., "Mark Hulsman" <hulsmanm@p...> wrote:
      >> I got a question. Instead of having a choose pop up, is there a
      way to
      >> specify what you want? I mean the toughness feat never change so
      why I
      >> gotta pick the 3 hp each and every time? :) I rather specify it
      in my
      >> prestige class and not having to deal with a popup window.
      >
      > Well you have to have the pop up eac time for toughness because
      apparently
      > any feat that can be taken multiple times has to have a choose. If
      we could
      > add a little functionality to choose so that if it only had one
      choice it
      > would automatically take tht one it would be really good.





      --- In pcgen@y..., Keith Davies <kjdavies@t...> wrote:
      > Scott Ellsworth wrote on Mon Dec 31 14:56:05 2001:
      > >
      > > On Monday, December 31, 2001, at 12:33 AM, Keith Davies wrote:
      > >
      > > > gsbingl wrote on Sun Dec 30 23:49:53 2001:
      > > >> The choose pop up needs to be there in case you want to get
      rid of a
      > > >> selected feat.
      > > >
      > > > FWIW, in conversation with folks from WotC, if you take a feat
      that is
      > > > later granted by a class you take, you just have to suck it up.
      > >
      > > On the other hand, it is really easy to miss-click, or to select
      a feat
      > > that the DM does not, for his own reasons, allow in the game. If
      we did
      > > not have such a UI, then people would get to regenerate their
      character
      > > from scratch.
      > >
      > > A paper sheet would just have to have an eraser applied to it.
      > >
      > > A system like "no changing once you level up" does not help the
      hapless
      > > DM creating a character in a massive frenzy, where he may level
      up a few
      > > times and then select feats.
      > >
      > > So, even if WOTC does not allow it for real characters, we have
      to allow
      > > it for typos and changes.
      >
      > That makes sense. I understood that could be done on the Feat tab;
      I
      > thought it would be redundant and unnecessary here, which is why I
      > commented on it... it sounded like the earlier poster was
      suggesting that
      > it was useful to allow players to remove selected feats when they
      were
      > later granted as virtual or bonus feats on selecting a new class or
      > reaching a particular level -- which goes against what I understand
      from
      > WotC.
      >
      > Minor rules point, that's all...
      >
      >
      > Keith
      > --
      > Keith Davies
      > kjdavies@t...
      > http://a1a90975.sympatico.bconnected.net/kjdavies
      >
      > Elarios: "Shade, you showed honor and mercy
      > "Raven, you were couragous beyond expectation
      > "Logan, you resisted the temptation of knowledge."
      >
      > Logan: "That's... good, right?"
    • Keith Davies
      ... Oh boy! Make things *more* complicated! Keith -- Keith Davies kjdavies@telus.net http://a1a90975.sympatico.bconnected.net/kjdavies Elarios: Shade,
      Message 2 of 13 , Jan 1, 2002
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        Brass Tilde wrote on Tue Jan 1 05:51:41 2002:
        >
        > > -----Original Message-----
        > > From: Keith Davies
        > >
        > > gsbingl wrote on Sun Dec 30 23:49:53 2001:
        > > >
        > > > The choose pop up needs to be there in case you want to get rid of a
        > > > selected feat.
        > >
        > > FWIW, in conversation with folks from WotC, if you take a feat that is
        > > later granted by a class you take, you just have to suck it up. For
        > > instance, taking 'Martial Weapon Proficiency' as a rogue, say, then
        > > later taking a level of fighter, does not free up the slot previously
        > > assigned to MWP.
        >
        > Though it sdhould be noted that some classes that confer feats also provide
        > for an alternative in the event the PC already has the feat. The Weapon
        > Master and Improved Critical come to mind.

        Oh boy! Make things *more* complicated! <g>


        Keith
        --
        Keith Davies
        kjdavies@...
        http://a1a90975.sympatico.bconnected.net/kjdavies

        Elarios: "Shade, you showed honor and mercy
        "Raven, you were couragous beyond expectation
        "Logan, you resisted the temptation of knowledge."

        Logan: "That's... good, right?"
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