Rules Update: Faith and Churches

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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Dellam » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:12 am

I'd say keep it as one main faith a person draws from, else if, for example, a person ends up with faith in even more than 2 gods it can make things REALLY confusing and hard to keep track of. Either that or strenuously policing what faith people have to make sure ones actions aren't conflicting with the beliefs of the gods they have faith in, and how they spend the favor they have keeping to each gods individual tenets becomes an issue.

...or let people choose at the start of each day what god they want to draw their benefits from if they have multiple faith.
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Dellam » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:14 am

I have no idea if that made sense in text. It made more sense in my head.
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Hatsuo1980 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:57 am

Not sure if a bit complicated but

Favour = highest faith (faith 4 lenamo, 2 Quayle is faith 4 so 4 favour)

Up to X of this favour, X being second faith, may be spend on second gods favour benefits of tier = second God faith

Using above example. Could spend 2 favour on tier 1 and 2 Quayle abilities
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Hatsuo1980 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:58 am

Or cap combined faith someone can have to being 5
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby xochiquetzal » Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:10 am

I think that, to avoid making multiple faith too OP, you can only have a maximum of, say, two favour from secondary or even tertiary gods. That way it makes more sense for people with multiple gods to gain benefits from both, but equally it doesn't mean that they become mega powerful.

The idea of choosing which god you're going to take favour from also works.
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Stevie » Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:47 am

If you limit the faith you get from secondary/tertiary Gods it doesn't really fit the idea of a dual faith, as you're placing one above the other. For some characters this may make sense, as they may follow one God more strongly than the next however I think we should remain neutral from a rules perspective and allow people the Freedom to follow more than one God (either true-dual worship or false-dual worship).

I think to aid flexibility in this respect (and also because it makes the most sense to me) Andy's initial idea seemed to be the best fit.

God A 4 Faith, God B 2 Faith, God C 3 Faith.

You receive 4 Favour at the start of the day and can spend up to the relevant tier in each God.

Tier 1-4 for God A
Tier 1-2 for God B
Tier 1-3 for God C


As an aside, I don't really mind dual faith being slightly "favourably balanced" (sounds better than OP) so long as it's monitored by Refs. I would expect fitting in the Roleplay to worship and respect more than one God at once to be difficult so I believe the reward should offset that (so long as it's done right).

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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Hatsuo1980 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:01 pm

Essentially, my initial idea is slightly complicated but prevents abuse.

You have the same "power pool" (for sake of a better term) but you have access to potentially more abilities.

It's like being a faith Sorceror :D
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Luke » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:01 pm

Yeah, well put Stevie. I'm in favour of this. (See what I did there?)
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Ben » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:03 pm

All good suggestions.

I was thinking that you can have a max of 5 faith spread amongst deities. You could get to 3 Lenamo, 2 Quaos but if you want to become more faithful in one, you lose in the other as you dedicate more time/worship to your favoured God. You keep the favour pools separate generally but can petition your deities to work together (get a ref)
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Luke » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:09 pm

Oooh so Paladins are totally devoted etc. I quite like that. Makes for some interesting plot where Gods might fight over a famous hero. Or a scorned God might want to punish their once loyal follower.
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Hatsuo1980 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:22 pm

Hatsuo1980 wrote:Or cap combined faith someone can have to being 5


Good idea :)
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Ben » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:26 pm

Yeah, I agree with Andy
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Gumboots » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:26 pm

Me too
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby Dellam » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:33 pm

I totally didn't realise Warren was related to Zemilia, lol
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Re: Rules Update: Faith and Churches

Postby spsblue » Thu Mar 19, 2015 12:46 pm

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