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  • Ask A Simple Question, Get A Simple Answer: Prometheans Edition

    Konradleijon pointed out that we didn't have one of these and they are always useful for preventing thread clutter, so I made one. Questions can be for 1e or 2e but you should clearly mark which edition you're asking about, as mechanics vary substantially. Now for the inaugural question:

    In 2e, is there anyone besides Beasts and other (sometimes former) Prometheans who are immune to Disquiet?

  • nofather
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    From the perspective of someone who has no idea what has changed between editions, which of the first edition books seem to retain important aspects of the setting and background for the game?

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  • Neos01
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    About the Branded throng condition, am i reading it wrong or there are only penalties for having same lineage members?

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  • Primordial newcomer
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    Originally posted by Konradleijon View Post
    There is a lineages created by the Dust Bowl they can only create progeny during the dust bowl.
    vague actually. there is a chance, an extremely small chance, that they could reach the new dawn if they go to a location with a similar environment, like the Australian outback

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  • Konradleijon
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    There is a lineages created by the Dust Bowl they can only create progeny during the dust bowl.

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  • espritdecalmar
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    Who is the artist who did the drawing of the Kaiju of Nagasaki on page 99 of Saturnine Night?

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  • Draconis
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    Originally posted by Satchel View Post
    Nobody has suggested making a clone of yourself, the process of turning a clone into a Promethean is explicitly able to be shorter and less elaborate than the normal generative act, it's expressly possible that doing so may qualify for the required multiplicatio milestone of a given Promethean's Pilgrimage, and the question being asked is whether this might allow one of the Hollow — a Lineage whose generative act stopped working in late 1939 — to become human.

    As with any question for which this many niche elements are applied, the answer is "sure, if that works for your game and the story your group wants to tell."
    Ahh, thank you! I misunderstood; I thought the asker was going to try to clone themselves and produce a Promethean from the clone once it matured, which…apart from the questionable ethics, would take quite a long time to accomplish.

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  • Satchel
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    Originally posted by Draconis View Post
    In other words, yes, making a clone of yourself could work, but…why? There are significantly easier ways.
    Nobody has suggested making a clone of yourself, the process of turning a clone into a Promethean is explicitly able to be shorter and less elaborate than the normal generative act, it's expressly possible that doing so may qualify for the required multiplicatio milestone of a given Promethean's Pilgrimage, and the question being asked is whether this might allow one of the Hollow — a Lineage whose generative act stopped working in late 1939 — to become human.

    As with any question for which this many niche elements are applied, the answer is "sure, if that works for your game and the story your group wants to tell."

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  • Draconis
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    Originally posted by Dataweaver View Post
    Multiplicatio doesn't necessarily require you to make a Promethean; it just requires you to reproduce in some way.
    In other words, yes, making a clone of yourself could work, but…why? There are significantly easier ways.

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  • Dataweaver
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    Multiplicatio doesn't necessarily require you to make a Promethean; it just requires you to reproduce in some way.

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  • Konradleijon
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    Clones can become Promtheans.

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  • Draconis
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    Originally posted by Konradleijon View Post
    Hey Could it by possible for a Hollow Post 1940s To became human?

    By Making a offspring the “Natural” way. Or By rising up a clone.
    How would making a clone help you become human? Are you talking about Multiplicatio?

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  • Konradleijon
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    Hey Could it by possible for a Hollow Post 1940s To became human?

    By Making a offspring the “Natural” way. Or By rising up a clone.

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  • jclepf
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    Could Prometheans change Elpis and Torment as other supernatural creatures can change the anchors related to Vice and Virtue?

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  • wyrdhamster
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    Originally posted by Verge View Post
    You can find 1E stuff on the Lineages, in the sourcebooks, but it doesn't necessarily jibe with 2E assumptions or mechanics.
    But fluff will work okay, for most parts from 1E.

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