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Persuasion - How does it (NOT) work? #588895
23/09/16 07:49 PM
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So yeah, I've noticed Persuasion is broken, horribly horribly broken.

Picking my highest attribute option (25- Strength) always leads to failure while picking my lowest attribute option (11- Finesse, 1 from gear) is automatic success. Why? How does it work? Why is it broken like this? And will success be more than just picking your highest attribute? How does the civil ability come into play (got level 2 of that btw)? So many many questions.

Re: Persuasion - How does it (NOT) work? [Re: Hassat Hunter] #588896
23/09/16 07:58 PM
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ONE possible reason is that not all the choices are equal and they all have different point threshholds to beat.

And the developers, I have a feeling, are like most DMs where intimidation is the least effective form of persuasion because all their NPCs are badass :P

Re: Persuasion - How does it (NOT) work? [Re: Hassat Hunter] #588901
23/09/16 08:19 PM
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It does seem a bit broken, but keep in mind that each situation is different, and different responses will be favoured depending on the circumstances. For instance, if you're trying to get some soldiers to leave the area, convincing them that you're on their side will be more likely to work than threatening them.

Re: Persuasion - How does it (NOT) work? [Re: Hassat Hunter] #588917
23/09/16 09:36 PM
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They always say they roll against the same stat of the opponent. So no; it's not that.
Also all work that way. And a +14 roll for an option?

It's this way in every single persuasion.

Re: Persuasion - How does it (NOT) work? [Re: Hassat Hunter] #588938
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Persuasion is broken anyway. It's a bad system.


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