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From:     "Thomas O. Magann Jr." <tomjr@???.com>
Date:     Mon, 25 Sep 95 19:38:25 PDT
Subject:  Re: Psi in Space
>> >Project Force
>> >    A ship's AR should be halved, rounded down, to find it's AC for the
>> >effects of this power.
>>
>> Why? It's not halved for an axe blow.
>
>    I based this on the fundamental difference between wood (or stone, or
>ceramic) and flesh.  I just don't believe such an attack would have as
>much of an effect on ships as it would a person.
>    For example, find a suitable volunteer, and slam your fist into his
>or her face with all the force you can muster.  Now, do the same to a
>well constructed three inch thick wooden wall.  You will probably do a
>lot of damage to the person's face, but virtually nothing to the wall.

The rules already take this into account with punching damage (only 1/4 of
which is real)


>> This is a psionic variant of the various Healing Sphere spells, not the
>> Repair spell. It shouldn't effect ships at all (well, possibly Elven
living
>> ships, if you'd let it efffect plants).
>
>    The word "even" is a typo.  It should be "elven".
>    Although the tCPHB makes no reference to healing plants, I don't
>believe allowing it to do is much of a stretch, or particularly
>unbalancing.  This would be a GM call, of course.

Now, that I can deal with.

A word of warning: When using "The Will & The Way" psi reseach rules, a
character can get quite potent on those long space voyages.


Thank You For Your Time,

Thomas O Magann Jr
tomjr@???.com
Or my back-up: TMagann@???.com
http://www.sfo.com/~tomjr




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Psi in Space    Orion    26 Sep 1995 00:57:08
Re: Psi in Space    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    26 Sep 1995 01:12:52
Re: Psi in Space    Orion    26 Sep 1995 02:13:04
Re: Psi in Space    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    26 Sep 1995 02:38:25
Re: Psi in Space    Orion    26 Sep 1995 03:15:56
Re: Psi in Space    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    26 Sep 1995 03:22:56
Re: Psi in Space    Ken Lipka    26 Sep 1995 11:47:37
Re: Psi in Space    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    26 Sep 1995 11:59:49
Re: Psi in Space    Orion    26 Sep 1995 12:26:52
Re: Psi in Space    Ken Lipka    26 Sep 1995 14:14:30
Re: Psi in Space    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    26 Sep 1995 16:58:40
Psi in Space    Ken Lipka    26 Sep 1995 18:25:20

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