New Rules - Under Construction

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by DH - Dweomerheart » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:38 pm

Perhaps they should instead have a bonus vs. poison as in later editions of D&D - loosing something without getting something is never funny...

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by DM Juan » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:38 pm

Correct, you give up your magic-aversion (which includes the save bonuses), in exchange for being an arcane caster.

Well they did gain something - they gained the ability to be a wizard, which they cannot be.

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by RaH - Rassan al Hamam » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:39 pm

Dwarves get bonus to poison depending on con.

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by DH - Dweomerheart » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:41 pm

Why should a wizard not also be resistant to enemy magic? Sounds like something not necessary be unbelievable...

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by DH - Dweomerheart » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:41 pm

Why should a wizard not also be resistant to enemy magic? Sounds like something not necessary be unbelievable...

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by TH - The Hunt » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:42 pm

That logic works for dark elves in Greyhawk, but in BR, dwarves are special but mageless, just like elves are special but priestless.
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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by DM Juan » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:44 pm

It isn't about being believable, it is about being reasonable. The trade off on being wizard-less, is they resist magic. If you can be a wizard, you shouldn't be resistant.

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by DH - Dweomerheart » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:48 pm

Magic resistance from monsters are also not hindering them to cast spells.or be wizard.. nothing to do with resonable but you are DM- if you want to delete one important dwarf ability for me in middle of main adventure so be it...

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by AaH - Avicerra al Hamam » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:51 pm

I would not make any changes in a current adventure. Do it after.

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Re: New Rules - Under Construction

Post by DH - Dweomerheart » Sat Jan 30, 2021 4:53 pm

By the way in later D&D editions dwarfes can be wizard, so no real balance issues really

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