Magic - Choose Which Higher Effect?

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tdsharkey
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Magic - Choose Which Higher Effect?

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So I get that a higher casting roll gets you a "better" effect - but sometimes you want to just blow up the one guy and not the two hundred yards around him with [Insert Horrible Spell Here]. Can the casting player choose a lesser effect - or is magic just that unbridled that you get what you get?
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Re: Magic - Choose Which Higher Effect?

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Magic is strange and unpredictable... The phlogiston would seem to have a will of it's own.

Some spells specify that you can choose a lower result -- most do not.

I do houserule that a player can burn Luck to lower a result for a spell that doesn't normally allow taking a lower result, if that's what they want to do.
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