[3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

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[3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

Postby kosmit » Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:25 pm

Lift the Curtain costs 1 Strain for 1 minute but Astral Sight duration is listed as Rank Rounds. How the Strain is covered for this knack?
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Re: [3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

Postby Baravakar » Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:21 pm

In order to take Lift the Curtain, the adept must have Astral Sight at rank 9. The adept must pay 1 strain to activate Astral Sight and pay an additional strain to active Lift the Curtain. One round is six seconds. At rank 9, The astral sight lasts 54 seconds, so the adept would only have to pay once for Lift the Curtain.

If the adept had Rank 15 is Astral Sight, it would last 90 seconds. The adept would have to pay an additional strain for the extra 30 seconds of allowing others to see astral space.

If the adept was a wizard and cast Astral Sense spell, the duration of the astral sight talent would be Spell Casting Rank + 10 minutes. If this adept then wanted to use Lift the Curtain the strain cost of one per minute come more into play. If this wizard had spell casting rank 15, he can view astral space using the spell for 25 minutes.

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Re: [3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

Postby kosmit » Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:13 am

Wow, thanks for the exhausting answer :D

Another question: People looking "behind the curtain" use their own perception to examine it or they see it the same as 'lifter' (It's filtered to them through his brain)?
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Re: [3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

Postby Baravakar » Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:37 am

The knack makes a portion of astral space that the user has perceived visible to others. Its filtered.

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Re: [3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

Postby kosmit » Thu Nov 24, 2016 11:57 pm

And my last question - That area is visible to everybody or I can choose those affected?
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Re: [3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

Postby kosmit » Thu Nov 24, 2016 11:57 pm

And my last question - That area is visible to everybody or I can choose those affected?
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Re: [3ed] Lift the Curtain and Astral Sight duration

Postby Baravakar » Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:27 am

kosmit wrote:And my last question - That area is visible to everybody or I can choose those affected?


The text says:
    a small portion of astral space ... within the adept’s Astral Sight range becomes visible to those watching.

Anyone watching can see.


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