New Profession: The Priest Investigator

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New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by daniel_a » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:10 pm

Inspired by a discussion on the Grand Tales and Glorious Schemes section of the forum (viewtopic.php?f=45&t=715), I have put together a new Profession, the Priest Investigator. Feel free to look at it, comment on it, use it.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9tq7s6yjjzayk ... n.pdf?dl=0

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by Andrew1879 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:59 pm

Nicely done. I like the named Ability - you've caught the flavor of the system very well with that.

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by daniel_a » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:32 pm

Thanks! And apparently we get to playtest it soon enough, since the Barsaivian Troubadour seems to want to become a Priest Investigator.

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by Slimcreeper » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:40 am

I read the blurb and immediately wanted to play one.

What are you thinking for spells? I'd almost be tempted to drop spell casting and double down on social skills. But that is only my preference, not even an opinion about a change you should make.

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by daniel_a » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:25 pm

If you play one, please let me know how it worked in play. We haven't play tested it ourselves yet, and I don't know how it works in game.
Regarding spells I was thinking that the same list as the faith normally uses would be the list used. I understand that you could probably tweak that to better mirror the Investigator part of the Profession. But honestly, I haven't yet thought about it.
In our case, the situation is a little bit special, since the player who wants to play a Priest Investigator recently was transported/teleported/plane shifted to London 1879 from Barsaive (Earthdawn time), and has plans on trying to introduce the Passions from Earthdawn, and found a new faith, and in that case I think I will have him pick out the spells listed for this new faith.

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by Andrew1879 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:49 am

Indeed. You might look at the abilities that a Questor of that Passion get, and see what KAVs you could build that would mirror them.

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by daniel_a » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:30 pm

Similar to what I was thinking. Now I just have to wait until the Passion Sourcebook is written and released (or I guess I could go to previous editions' sources ...)

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by Andrew1879 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:10 pm

Questors for ED4 is in final draft. You can get the first edition ED Companion, that has the original Questors chapter in it, in PDF from our web store, if you don't already have it.

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Re: New Profession: The Priest Investigator

Post by daniel_a » Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:19 pm

Don't worry, I have everything from every previous edition already :-) Me and the players in the Earthdawn 1879 thread started playing ED 1993 ... (And boy was I happy when I read the news that Fasa was back on Earthdawn! And then when I understood was 1879 was about, oh man...)

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