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  • I am following the rulebook, so I think I am doing it just fine Composure is mentioned as an attribute, so obviously I am doing it by the book. You are of course free to use different rulings in your game. I just don't agree with your interpretation of the game. Abstracting real life can be done in any way an ST wants. All I maintain is that the ST should inform the players before/at character creation.



    There have been strong indicators that Vicissitude will be Protean amalgams in V5. But yes, nothing is official at this point....
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  • I think Karim's sentiment probably stems from the overuse of Dexterity in previous editions. It was the physical attribute that mattered most. This has been somewhat toned down already. In Bloodline 1 by the way, Firearms skill depended on the Perception attribute.

    As someone playing the game, I honestly don't care one ounce about real life. V5 is abstracted enough for real life not to matter much (combat can even be compacted into one roll for each person to achieve their intent). So using Composure or Resolve together with the Firearms skill makes senes to me. The only thing as...
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  • Regarding shooting as Resolve + Firearms: The rulebook uses Composure + Firearms which is also not Dexterity. Resolve + Firearms is mentioned for sniper attacks. Karim is one of the main designers of the main rulebook, so I think that the game matches his preferences ...
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  • The orginal New Orleans by Night from 1994 strongly implicates Jereaux Gilbeau, the brother of Marcel Gilbeau being behind Doran's fall. He seemed to be the power behind the throne, even though he didn't get any stats in the book.

    Thinking about this: I should really run a NOLA game based on the official stuff from 1994 and BJD. They even had a bar called "Twilight" as vampire hang-out. Years before the books & movies by the same name...
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    Last edited by Murder-of-Crows; 07-22-2020, 11:26 AM.

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