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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2011, 04:08:12 PM »
Just out of curiosity, what's so hard about this?

Lore + specializations + foci.

No excel sheet needed.

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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #16 on: February 28, 2013, 01:31:42 AM »
I don't think anyone else mentioned this but Focus items specifically can not boost crafting. Y.S. pg. 280, second column, just above the Potions entry. 

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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2013, 02:12:44 AM »
First of all: thou hast violated the Fifth Law!

Second: The bit you refer to is explicitly only about Focus Item Crafting. You can't have a Focus Item that makes crafting other Focus Items easier. Having one that boosts the Strength or Frequency of Enchanted Items is totally allowed. Re-read the page you cite if you don't believe me.

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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #18 on: February 28, 2013, 02:39:10 AM »
No bootstrap engines.


And Resource threads are arguably ineligible for Forum Fifth Law violations.
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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #19 on: February 28, 2013, 10:27:17 AM »

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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #20 on: February 28, 2013, 10:41:21 AM »
http://www.jimbutcheronline.com/bb/index.php/topic,36777.0.html

Let's just nip this in the bud.  ;D

Okay, I've gotta admit, I laughed aloud there.  :)

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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #21 on: March 02, 2013, 07:27:13 AM »
Good catch Deadman... I'm apparently a bit rusty.

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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2013, 07:52:11 AM »
Good catch Deadman... I'm apparently a bit rusty.

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Re: Item math it hurts my head
« Reply #23 on: May 11, 2013, 06:24:39 PM »
As Items of Power are different from Enchanted Items that wizards and other spellcasters make, why is there no Master List of Enchanted Items?

I feel like something like that would help alleviate this confusion about item math. You'd have the item, what it does, how it works and then explain the game-math used to make it.

I know it doesn't seem hard when you say Lore + Specializations + Foci ... but the book doesn't say that. It has four pages talking about how to do this.

EDIT: Outside of this Resource board, I found this thread -- Compilation of Focus/Enhanced Items. This is pretty much what I was talking about. So, please disregard the bulk of my post. :)
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