On 8/25/00 5:45 AM, Jens A. Hansen allegedly said:

>Hi

>

>After haveing flipped through SoHK and read most of the first half, the

>specialization rules seems abit strange.

>(let it be said that i don't have the book at hand, so there is possibity

>that my memory severs me wrong)

>

>In the text it mentions the amount of bonus to be 50%, which seems odd,

>since where im from that equals the same as 0,5 when performing a

>multiplication. So i started to guess that a mistake(typo) had occurred and

>the meaning was 150%(1,5).

>But in the example, the state that a person with 10 skill ranks, deploys 2

>ranks more in the skill and uses a third (and his last) rank to perform the

>specialization, and gets the total number of ranks to 24, a 200%

>increase(2,0).

>What do they mean 50%(from the text) 150%(my guess) or 200%(the example)?

The rules specify an increase of 50% for skill rankss where you cannot

develop the category. Since it's an increase of 50%, that's the same

as 150% of the current value. Note that for skill where you can develop

ranks in the category, you get double your ranks for specialization.

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