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  • Originally posted by Sunder the Gold View Post
    Lunar Strength lifting Charms are going to be less powerful than those of Solars, right?

    Even if they could theoretically match Excellency dice-pools for lifting, at base, wouldn't it be ridiculous if a Lunar Exalted could grow into a giant, with all the strength of a giant, and use Charms to stack Solar-level lifting strength on top of that?
    More broadly speaking, Lunar Charms are balanced with the mechanical advantages they can get from shapeshifting in mind, yes.


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    • Originally posted by TheCountAlucard View Post
      Since a Lunar will be pretty limited in her ability to directly apply her divine might to piloting a ship, what other advantages might a crew have under a Lunar pirate captain?
      Nothing specifically nautical, because they don't have Sail Charms, but plenty. Whip the crew's rage up into a berserker fury before boarding an enemy ship. Make a deal with a pod of local dolphins to rescue anyone who falls overboard. Etc.


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      • Originally posted by Robert Vance View Post
        More broadly speaking, Lunar Charms are balanced with the mechanical advantages they can get from shapeshifting in mind, yes.
        Could Lunar Charms for lifting or contests of speed be easier or cheaper to use than Solar Charms, then?

        Such that a similarly specialized Solar would win, but the victory would cost him more?


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        • Sounds more like a Lunar's definition of being "specialised" for lifting would include a large, strong form to take when lifting things.

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          • Originally posted by Sunder the Gold View Post
            Could Lunar Charms for lifting or contests of speed be easier or cheaper to use than Solar Charms, then?

            Such that a similarly specialized Solar would win, but the victory would cost him more?
            They'd be balanced holistically for Lunars, and cost and ease of use are both knobs we can tweak when balancing.

            A contest between a Solar and Lunar athlete is not one with a forgone conclusion. It's also worth noting that even a Lunar who isn't specialized in a particular field of endeavor might be able to give the Solar some ferocious competition if he shapeshifts into a tyrant lizard or a cheetah.


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            • How 'religious' is your typical sidereal? Obviously they work alongside gods on the regular, but do sidereals join cults? Do they go to gods (other than the Maidens) for guidance?

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              • Originally posted by Robert Vance View Post
                Nothing specifically nautical, because they don't have Sail Charms, but plenty. Whip the crew's rage up into a berserker fury before boarding an enemy ship. Make a deal with a pod of local dolphins to rescue anyone who falls overboard. Etc.

                Or, turn into a giant whale to pull the ship when there is no wind.

                I dont know how much control you have on what comes out in the Hundred Devils Might Parade book, but could you think of making a 'low tier' 2CD?
                Every time someone talks about combat capable 2CD, the first thought is Octavian. One time i talk about how a 'heroic demon' can stand up in a fight with a 2CD, and my friends were like 'a 1CD cant challenge Octavian'.
                I think seeing the low end of power of a 2CD would help to gauge the power when making custom demons.

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                • Originally posted by serGregness View Post
                  How 'religious' is your typical sidereal? Obviously they work alongside gods on the regular, but do sidereals join cults? Do they go to gods (other than the Maidens) for guidance?
                  Every Sidereal has a background of religious and spiritual traditions from before they Exalt. How they respond working in Heaven and rubbing shoulders with gods seems like it could go in countless possible directions. I don't think there would be any typical or uniform Sidereal approach to religion.


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                  • Originally posted by ale137 View Post
                    I dont know how much control you have on what comes out in the Hundred Devils Might Parade book, but could you think of making a 'low tier' 2CD?
                    Every time someone talks about combat capable 2CD, the first thought is Octavian. One time i talk about how a 'heroic demon' can stand up in a fight with a 2CD, and my friends were like 'a 1CD cant challenge Octavian'.
                    I think seeing the low end of power of a 2CD would help to gauge the power when making custom demons.
                    The Hundred Devils Night Parade dev, Meghan Fitzgerald, has contracted me to write up one of the Second Circle Demons with a non-combat focus, so good news!


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                    • Originally posted by Robert Vance View Post
                      They'd be balanced holistically for Lunars, and cost and ease of use are both knobs we can tweak when balancing.

                      A contest between a Solar and Lunar athlete is not one with a forgone conclusion. It's also worth noting that even a Lunar who isn't specialized in a particular field of endeavor might be able to give the Solar some ferocious competition if he shapeshifts into a tyrant lizard or a cheetah.
                      Could you or Holden explain why Lunars can now add a second Attribute rating to their dice-caps when Lunars can already start with the Spirit Shape of an elephant or tyrant lizard?


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                      • Originally posted by Robert Vance View Post
                        The Hundred Devils Night Parade dev, Meghan Fitzgerald, has contracted me to write up one of the Second Circle Demons with a non-combat focus, so good news!
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                        • Originally posted by Leetsepeak View Post

                          Ooh! Old friend, or a new face?
                          Someone classic.


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                          • Originally posted by Sunder the Gold View Post
                            Could you or Holden explain why Lunars can now add a second Attribute rating to their dice-caps when Lunars can already start with the Spirit Shape of an elephant or tyrant lizard?
                            I just don't understand why there is any contradiction between those two. Sorry.


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                            • So I am curious, will the lunar strength excellency be usable to meet minimums for a feat of strength or will that be in different charms like Yeddim's Back Method? (I will absolutely accept "haven't planned that far" as an answer).

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