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by Spatula
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Large Vehicles
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: Large Vehicles

I feel like in oTorg there was a line that if weapon A was too piddly to hurt target B, don't bother, using the example of a handgun vs. a tank. Or I could be misremembering?
by Spatula
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Psychometry
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: Psychometry

I (and possibly others) submitted this as a bug fix before the book was declared finished. So when we get the final text hopefully it will be in someone's list.
by Spatula
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Magic, Miracles and Psionics
Replies: 65
Views: 9652

Re: Magic, Miracles and Psionics

If characters are limited to their cosm's spell/whatever list, does that make the Axiom Increase perk rather worthless to CE casters? I had figured the list was just for starting characters. As all the realities start to interact it seems like they would pick up new tools from other realms, same as ...
by Spatula
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Setting Discussion (TORG)
Topic: Storm Chasers
Replies: 31
Views: 5272

Re: Storm Chasers

LL: paleo-dieters, :mrgreen: those who want to "get back to the land", MRA types who think modern civilization is has corrupted masculinity and want to be "real" men, survivalists/hunters who want to live or die by their skills or want to kill & eat the *really* big game and ...
by Spatula
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Reconnection Difficulty
Replies: 33
Views: 5310

Re: Reconnection Difficulty

Remember the Eidenos Gone Native archetype from oTorg? Really, really, REALLY hope to see more of those in the future. Hopefully with fewer miniguns. As high schoolers in the early 90s, pre-"He's got a mini-gun!" T2, we didn't know what that was (Jesse Ventura's weapon in Predator is not ...
by Spatula
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Setting Discussion (TORG)
Topic: What did you like/disklike about the Space Gods
Replies: 58
Views: 9996

Re: What did you like/disklike about the Space Gods

I remember being pretty excited to get the book, and thought the options were interesting, but then... no one in our group ever did anything with it. And it doesn't seem like they did much of anything in the metaplot, either. Thinking back, I feel like maybe the biotech stuff was a bit too weird com...
by Spatula
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Setting Discussion (TORG)
Topic: TORG Sandboxing
Replies: 11
Views: 2299

Re: TORG Sandboxing

So how do we give players choices or the illusion of choices and still get 1 act of a Torg adventure done in 4 hours? If an Act is a session, that's probably a fairly easy undertaking depending on your prep and/or improv skills. The players have a choice of leads to pursue. Each is an adventure tha...
by Spatula
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Some questions
Replies: 45
Views: 7074

Re: Some questions

Can the Overcharge Psionic perk (page 98) be used with any skill? Or just psionic skills?
by Spatula
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Mastery Perk
Replies: 108
Views: 15518

Re: Mastery Perk

That does bring to mind a quick question, though. Super Skill immediately gives a Skill +2; does that change its advancement cost? F"rex: I go that route, and start with Fire Combat 3 and Super Skill: Fire Combat, no limitations or Enhancements. So my Fire Combat starts at 5. When I go to incr...
by Spatula
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Rules Questions (TORG)
Topic: Skills cost
Replies: 54
Views: 7899

Re: Skills cost

It's pretty easy to just add a cost to getting the 1st rank in a skill to weight players towards having a spread of starting skills. Maybe 5 XP (the cost of raising 1 add to 3 adds) for the 1st add. Personally, I'd rather have well-rounded than ultra-specialized characters, and characters that start...

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