Re: A simple AP question

From: Hibbs, Philip <philip.hibbs_at_...>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 12:12:02 +0100

>This 'who goes first' thing seems to be inordinately important, IMO.

It probably will engender an "act, don't react" culture, as there is a measureable advantage to getting the starting APs from your best applicable skill.

>(And, after all, improvisation penalties don't affect AP (do they?))

Yes, they do, if you start off with an improv penalty.

>so whoever gets to go first will force the other
>chap to take on the improv penalty, a
>penalty which could totally swing the contest.

Improv penalties do not carry over from one skill to another - if you switch to an appropriate ability, then you lose the improv penalty.

Philip Hibbs Opinions expressed may not even be my own, let alone those of any organisations, nations, species, or schools of thought to which I may be affiliated.

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