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Races in description

Post by CptJonas » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:07 pm

Just small and quick question.
Have some races specific lore check DC on what race others see in description?
Not that I am angry that people see me as human...but..I am just curios...

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Re: Races in description

Post by The Rambling Midget » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:55 pm

Yes, some have a lore check, like planetouched.
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Re: Races in description

Post by CptJonas » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:02 pm

The Rambling Midget wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:55 pm
Yes, some have a lore check, like planetouched.
Yeah....sure...like..Dont have all races lore check? I was asking kinda a little different thing...probably :D

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Post by The Rambling Midget » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:35 pm

I'm not sure what you're asking. What specific piece of information in the description are you asking about?
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Re: Races in description

Post by CptJonas » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:38 pm

The Rambling Midget wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:35 pm
I'm not sure what you're asking. What specific piece of information in the description are you asking about?
Race information

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Re: Races in description

Post by liver and bones » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:49 am

You need to be more concise in what you're looking for, because the only thing race-related that's shown is your specific race (e.g. Moon Elf vs. Wood Elf).

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Re: Races in description

Post by Sartain » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:59 am

I think he means information about the race (i.e. 'moon elves are the most common elf, they blah blah blah...').

In which case I would suggest googling it if you want to know more. It's already a hassle scrolling through some people's overly verbose descriptions on that small description screen, adding a few paragraphs of lore isn't going to make that better :)

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Re: Races in description

Post by CptJonas » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:57 pm

liver and bones wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:49 am
You need to be more concise in what you're looking for, because the only thing race-related that's shown is your specific race (e.g. Moon Elf vs. Wood Elf).
Thats it...I am curios if some races have DC on lore check on that modified to make it harder then normal.

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Re: Races in description

Post by Blood on my Lips » Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:00 pm

As I understand it, when you view a character's description you will always get a generic race reading like "elf", however, if your lore is high enough, you will be able to determine if that elf is a sun elf, wood elf, etc.

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Re: Races in description

Post by CptJonas » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:00 pm

Blood on my Lips wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:00 pm
As I understand it, when you view a character's description you will always get a generic race reading like "elf", however, if your lore is high enough, you will be able to determine if that elf is a sun elf, wood elf, etc.
Yeah...But what about races like tiefling etc...Or Vampire....etc...

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Re: Races in description

Post by Beard Master Flex » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:52 pm

Furthermore I’d be curious what the DCs are or if it’s bugged? I have a char with lore in the 30’s and still see Drow as Elves.. the only race I can seem to distinguish mechanically is an Orog from a half-orc.

In response to the TC I would simply suggest stating you “You see a so and so of X race in...” somewhere in your char description, it’s fairly common with tieflings who aren’t trying to be coy about it in my anecdotal experience.

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Re: Races in description

Post by TimeAdept » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:49 am

CptJonas wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:00 pm
Blood on my Lips wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:00 pm
As I understand it, when you view a character's description you will always get a generic race reading like "elf", however, if your lore is high enough, you will be able to determine if that elf is a sun elf, wood elf, etc.
Yeah...But what about races like tiefling etc...Or Vampire....etc...
These cannot be detected via racial Lore checks.

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