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Re: Pathfinder NPC Morale/Loyalty Rules.
« Reply #15 on: July 31, 2015, 09:51:30 pm »
I think I remember that now. If I recall correctly the feats in Pathfinder and later editions of DhD tended to be on a tree. Could it simply be done that way?


No.  Cohorts are followers, not leaders.  While they are a cohort, they may not benefit from the leadership feat.

Also, the "leadership feats" I was discussing are supplemental.  "Commanding Voice" is one, for example, that raises the DC of loyalty and morale checks by 2.  Requires Cha 13+ and BAB1.  There's a tree of feats that comes off of this.

Oh, ok. I was misreading Joseph's reference to "leadership feats." My bad.

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I was overall taken by the "sulk" effect. I don't recall seeing anything quite like it.

There could perhaps even be illusion spells that induce it or negate it. Imagine rolling through the wrong enchanted forest with a large expedition that keeps having folks rage quit and wander off in the night. There's a lot of story potential in this mechanic alone.
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Re: Pathfinder NPC Morale/Loyalty Rules.
« Reply #16 on: July 31, 2015, 10:35:42 pm »


I was overall taken by the "sulk" effect. I don't recall seeing anything quite like it.


I have the advantage of having led troops IRL.   :lulz:
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Re: Pathfinder NPC Morale/Loyalty Rules.
« Reply #17 on: July 31, 2015, 10:52:31 pm »


I was overall taken by the "sulk" effect. I don't recall seeing anything quite like it.


I have the advantage of having led troops IRL.   :lulz:

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Re: Pathfinder NPC Morale/Loyalty Rules.
« Reply #18 on: July 31, 2015, 11:00:00 pm »


I was overall taken by the "sulk" effect. I don't recall seeing anything quite like it.


I have the advantage of having led troops IRL.   :lulz:

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Re: Pathfinder NPC Morale/Loyalty Rules.
« Reply #19 on: July 31, 2015, 11:00:59 pm »
Anyway, time to do the final write up on tomorrow's adventure.

Will post results tomorrow night.  Then the Sunday group on Sunday night (we didn't have a Sunday game last week).
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Re: Pathfinder NPC Morale/Loyalty Rules.
« Reply #20 on: August 01, 2015, 12:56:29 am »
Anyway, time to do the final write up on tomorrow's adventure.

Will post results tomorrow night.  Then the Sunday group on Sunday night (we didn't have a Sunday game last week).

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Slightly related, I've had some variant of "Marvin" rolling around in my head and have kicked around some story bits, mostly character bits about a bearer and how Marvin might be found. I kinda want to write a few up, but definitely prefer to wait until whenever you should choose to post Marvin's write-up. When I do they're yours if you find any useful plot seeds. I just hope to get the crazy bastard (puns!) out of my head.
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