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Re: (TFT) Natural Magic User

---- Edward Villarreal <edwardv@gmail.com> wrote: 
> > ---- Edward Villarreal <edwardv@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > One of my house rules.
> > >
> > > If a characters race is listed as a *natural magic user* they get a
> > > bonus to their capacity to use magic.  They have an additional
> > > reservoir of points to power their spells.
> >
> > > This reservoir must be actively charged;  it is charged by casting
> > > spells using strength, every five points of ST used to cast a spell
> > > places one point into this reservoir.
> >
> > This is different than what I am suggesting ... the wizard is powering
> > the reservoir ... not sure what it means to be a "natural magic user"
> > in that case.
> I made up a list of races among them Elves, Goblins, and Titians, (a new
> race I added) that get this bonus.
> >
> >
> > > After sleep even a short nap it is completely drained.
> >
> > This is the part that bugged me the most.
> I wanted to keep the bonus limited, and did not want to make it too easy to
> use.  My rational was that these races must consciously maintain this
> additional pool of power.  When they sleep the power drains away.  I
> consider TFT to be fairly well balanced, if I made the bonus these races
> received too great every one would want to play one to the detriment of the
> other races.

Maybe it could drain at a rate of XX per hour or something.   My aversion
came from the idea that if a group put a whole bunch of power into an
area, only to have it ALL drain away when they sleep ... that just didn't
seem right to me.
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