proposal:reform halfling's mutation resistant


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Temple Termagant

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Post Thursday, 1st May 2014, 10:39

proposal:reform halfling's mutation resistant

Being always resistant to mutation and terrible transformation apptitude is penalty since beneficial mutation potion and lichform
So I think it would be better if halfling can control their own mutation resistant level with transformation apptitude.

Dungeon Master

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Post Thursday, 1st May 2014, 12:50

Re: proposal:reform halfling's mutation resistant

Having a terrible transmutation aptitude is a small penalty, but not because of lichform. There are a lot of better transmutations at lower levels. That's not an argument to change it, though: some races have penalties. Being resistant to mutation cuts both ways: obviously there's a benefit and a penalty, and in many games neither one is particularly relevant, since beneficial mutation potions are quite rare and mutating monsters only appear near the end of most games.
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Blades Runner

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Post Thursday, 1st May 2014, 13:59

Re: proposal:reform halfling's mutation resistant

Halflings are fine
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Dungeon Master

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Post Thursday, 1st May 2014, 14:29

Re: proposal:reform halfling's mutation resistant

"I don't like that this race can't do this one thing well, so change it."

Is that accurate?

Dungeon Master

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Post Thursday, 1st May 2014, 15:08

Re: proposal:reform halfling's mutation resistant

See the readme, in particular there's no attempt to explain why this would be an interesting or worthwhile change.

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