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Re: (TFT) Pole weapons and pet peeves
From: J&S <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 01:19:10 -0700
> Pet peeve
> Zombie rings: Here is an magic item worth $3000. This ring arrests the
> process of decay of 1 ST per day. For some reason, TFT does not like
> lesser undead because in order to have them for a long time they need
> rings. My peeve with this is the fact that the party destroys 10
> that reside in a tomb, they get 10 zombie rings for a possible $30,000.
> fight dragon's when we can fight weaker undead and still make a buck?
> Because of this I shyed away from the use of these (skeletons/zombies)
> undead. This was one rule the players wouldn't let me change. I wonder
> Steve created this rule.
> Yours in Cidri,
A GM could always have the rings deactivate at the "demise" of the
undead it was animating, therefore becoming nothing more than a 20
copper piece trinket.
Just an idea
Perhaps if there were only one ring to power them and it was on the finger
of the creater/sorcerer and it was psychic/magically linked to the 20 copper
piece trinket link, then if you killed the zombie you got nothing, but if
you got the sorcerer, you got the $30,000 ring.
If you needed to keep fatigue cost and the dollar cost equivelant(one
$30,000 per zombie), perhaps you need to enchant each gem (one gem per
zombie) on the ring, and also bypassing the rule of five (but perhaps not.)
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