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Old 08-22-2014, 04:33 PM
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How do we apply improvement points?

Cost for +1 = 10 IP

After that, cost = 10 * [current level] x [difficulty multiplier] = [next level]

So:

+4 =

+1 = 10
+2 = 10
+3 = 20
+4 = 30
Total = 70

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So, let's say I want to be better as a systems guy and a hacker, but I don't want to be totally useless when I'm firing a gun.

I have 70 points to spend.

What would I do?
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You already have +4 rifle. That's professional grade.

You can upgrade your "System Knowledge" to +5 (cost: 70 ip)

Or you can upgrade your "System knowledge" to +4, your programming to +3, and get any other skill at +2, save your ip's for next time, or get two random skills at +1.

Some ideas:

Zero-G Combat
Zero-G Maneuver
Space Survival
Expert: Alien Worlds
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What is the current max points you're allowing for a skill right now?
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What is the current max points you're allowing for a skill right now?
I think +10 is a good limit to set.
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Can we take IP points on any skill? For example, Slyde would love to take zero g (combat) and zero g(maneuver) as well as spacecraft pilot. But would he be able to?
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Can we take IP points on any skill? For example, Slyde would love to take zero g (combat) and zero g(maneuver) as well as spacecraft pilot. But would he be able to?
Yes. He can do that.
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What is the IP modifier for pilot spacecraft?
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What is the IP modifier for pilot spacecraft?
You already have "Pilot AV."

I'll say that "vector thrust vehicle" is the same as "spacecraft."

At +4, you are already an accomplished pilot. Not "Maverick." More like "Goose."

If you want to pick up random skills for which you have no evidence yet that you have a need, I suggest you point your metagaming efforts in a different direction.

Spacecraft Pilot, you got. It's the same multiplier and the same skill.

The multiplier is 3.
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I'm assuming we bank points if we spend some and then don't have enough left for something else we'd like to improve?
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