[Runequest] Runequest Digest, Vol 62, Issue 14
vikingjarl at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 11:12:05 EST 2013
Thank you, If you want to see a better formatted version, I can send you
an MSWord 2007 document or post it to the file section.
On 11/21/2013 10:09 AM, Brian Libby wrote:
> This is very intriguing.
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> 1. Re: Quick-and-dirty skill pyramid (Sven Lugar)
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> From: Sven Lugar <vikingjarl at gmail.com <mailto:vikingjarl at gmail.com>>
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> Actually Styopa is correct & you are some. It's in the original
> notes & discussions, but didn't become "official" if I recall
> If I remember correctly the "official" one was to roll a D10 & if
> it was
> a 1 or 2 your character is left-handed, a "0" meant ambidextrous. A
> variant on the D6/D12 included if the scores matched then the
> was ambidextrous. I have that hand written in my notes somewhere.
> To address the being "Dexterous vs left-handed":
> Another variant for that I played with when I was doing a VSF (now
> as Steampunk) for testing setting variants back in '78 split the
> characteristics into paired characteristics. The Basic routine was to
> roll 2D10 (or 3D6 - is what I used originally) & assign them to the
> "Parent Characteristic" (the classic ones STR, CON, etc). Then you
> up the value into two "Paired Characteristics" that match the Parent
> (these are the ones that actually get used in game play when you
> need to
> roll a basic percent or use an add-on). I then used the D6/D12 routine
> ofr D10 version depending on what Steve was using at the time.
> Hopefully the charts survive getting yahoo-ed. If not send me an
> email &
> I'll send you the original chapter.
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