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Re: (TFT) On experience
>I just can't picture a player character with an ST of 30, a DX
>of 17 or 18 and an IQ of 23.
>Hmmmm. Let me do some math. Please correct me if any of this is
>incorrect <snip the calculations>
>Well, this means that in order for a player to get an attribute up
>to 30 they have to kill roughly 407 fourteen-hex dragons. Now if I
>killed one 14-hex dragon every week, this would take me roughly 8
>years of game time=
>Are there really ST 30 player-characters wandering around in your
I think you missed the point. I was lamenting that TFT, an other-
wise commendable system, allows characters to attain outlandish
stats. 8 years of gametime? Please -- I've ran characters in
AD&D up to forced retirement.
The point of my discussion was that TFT is broken with regard to
characters of high experience. And, realistically, can you really
imagine a character with ST 25? Arnold Schwarzenegger is probably
about an ST 18 - I personally just can't envision a character that
could toss physically toss Arnold around like he was a rag-doll.
Those are my opinions, my $0.02 worth. I don't want to start a
flame war with you Michael, so lets just agree to disagree on this
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