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Re: [pcgen] Re: Fire Giant & Haste

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  • Kevin Finley
    I don t have a page reference; however, I clearly remember reading that enhancement bonuses to speed, such as Haste, apply to base movement. Encumbrance is a
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 28, 2006
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      I don't have a page reference; however, I clearly remember reading that
      enhancement bonuses to speed, such as Haste, apply to base movement.
      Encumbrance is a percentage modifier to base speed.

      --- David <Papa-DRB@...> wrote:

      > Ah... Yes, that is what I was doing...
      >
      > Giant had 30' movement *after* taking armor into account. I then
      > increased it by 30'.
      >
      > PCGen, obviously, is adding to the base move, then recalculating.
      >
      > Is there a 'definitive' answer somewhere? Haste could be read either
      > way as it is not specific.
      >
      > thanks -- david
      >
      > --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, "Jerry Hill" <malaclypse2@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > On 8/28/06, David <Papa-DRB@...> wrote:
      > > > Move: nothing equipped & haste temp bonus applied = 70 (correct)
      > > >
      > > > Move: half-plate equipped & haste temp bonus applied = 50 (wrong!,
      > > > should be 60)
      > >
      > > Are you sure that's wrong? The copy of the SRD that I'm looking at
      > > [1] says that a creature with speed 70 who is medium encumbered has
      > a
      > > move of 50.
      > >
      > > I suppose you could read Haste to give to bonus to your current
      > > movement rate rather than the base rate, but I always assumed it
      > > increased your base move, and then you reduced it from there based
      > on
      > > armor or encumbrance.
      > >
      > > 1: http://www.d20srd.org/srd/carryingCapacity.htm
      > >
      > > --
      > > Jerry
      > >
      >
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