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From: Ereskanti@***.com Ereskanti@***.com
Subject: (OT) Re: M&M - The big magic/bioware question
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 15:30:18 EST
In a message dated 11/29/1999 12:12:18 PM US Eastern Standard Time,
sommers@*****.edu writes:

> The virtual rating (which is the reduced rating) should be used to
> calculate the spell pool. The mage has more trouble channeling more mana,
> so doesn't have as much of a pool to control that mana.
> I thought that the resistor example that they gave was actually a very
> one. Think of the mage as a length of wire. It transmits 6 units of X. If
> the mage gets cyberware, he's reducing that wire to length 4, say, and
> can't transmit as much. If he gets bioware, he's putting a resistor in the
> circuit. The wire can still carry 6 units of X, but the bioware is slowing
> it down.

OMG!!! I think I finally remembered what it is I said to Mike that made so
much sense to him....

"Bastard GM" (as dubbed by Doc' ;-)
[Hoosier Hacker House]

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