Re: [pcgen] [OS FREQ] Replace "Points" line with Species Type
- So far the three games that I have been in have used point-by systems.
On Thu, 1 Jun 2006 12:22:03 -0400, you wrote:
>> It's not useless. It's the number of points used to create a
>> using a Point-Buy system. Quite useful to me, and I appreciate it's
>How many people actually use point-buy systems, though?
>And half the time, I agree with the OP, that the number which is in
>there is clearly borked (0, negative, etc.)
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>>>>> It's not useless. It's the number of points used to create aEven for non-point buy players it can serve a purpose. Such as seeing
>>>>> character using a Point-Buy system. Quite useful to me, and
>>>>> I appreciate it's presence.
>>>> How many people actually use point-buy systems, though?
>>> At least 2 of us. I certainly find it useful, both for policing
>>> the PCs and for creating my own NPCs.
>> I think quite a few of us use this. I know I do, as do all the
>> other role-players I'm currently in contact with (at least 4
>> different groups of 4 to 8 people each).
> Just understand that you do not represent 100% of the populatio or
> even the majority. Every group I ever interacted with in over 23
> years or PRing nover used the point buy system. We all prefer the
> variety of seeing how our luck fairs when generating a character, or
> simply having the convienience of simply converting an older edition
> AD&D character straight into the game - 18(95) strength and all
> (which btw converts to a 22 in 3rd edition).
how many times one has rolled to get the current character or how many
points they have tweaked around on the character after the roll. Etools
that came with the 3rd Ed Player's Handbook did this.
> Even for non-point buy players it can serve a purpose. Such as seeingEtools
> how many times one has rolled to get the current character or how many
> points they have tweaked around on the character after the roll.
> that came with the 3rd Ed Player's Handbook did this.We don't use point buy and all I ever see there is "-1" or "0".
It doesn't show me how many points I've tweaked that I've ever seen.
[search] Nope just looked at several pdf's and they all show -1 or 0,
Are you saying to add this as a feature?