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 Post subject: Pure strain human?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2016 12:30 pm 
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I understand the advantage of being a pure strain human is the leadership ability. Anything else? I thought I read that only humans could use the bands but now I can't find that anywhere. I do not imagine any of my players will select human. I am using the first edition rules. I have more questions but will start with this. I appreciate any input.

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 Post subject: Re: Pure strain human?
PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:46 am 
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Artificial intelligences are less likely to recognize mutants as human, and may consider mutated animals to be pets.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:42 pm 
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Properly functioning Ship's robots and androids are programmed never to harm a human. This can be a significant advantage.

Pure Strain Humans also recieve a bonus on the Artifact Complexity chart. The book gives it as +1, but as the chart is for a percentile roll the general consensus is that this should be +10.

I allow PSH (only) to roll their abilities with 4d6 drop the lowest and give them d8 instead of d6 hit dice. These two changes make them much tougher. I figure that the surviving humans have been selected for toughness in the harsh environmentof the Warden.

Leadership Potential should not be written off lightly. Not only can the human character recruit followers, most life forms on teh ship have a respect for pur strain humans that they do not for mutants.


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 Post subject: Re: Pure strain human?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:43 pm 
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Thanks for the responses!


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 Post subject: Re: Pure strain human?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:59 am 
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One huge advantage PSH characters have over others is that Ship's equipment is designed for them. Medications are much more likely to work properly instead of being deadly poison. Power armor, radiation suits, goggles, respirators, all will fit. Tools are made for hands not claws.


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