To discuss GURPS with our staff and your fellow gamers, visit our forums at The web page for GURPS Power-Ups 4: Enhancements can. Enhancements are improvements to advantages, more rarely to basic attributes and secondary characteristics, and some cases individual skills. They add a. found on page 9 of GURPS Psionics, cost is rounded up to nearest 1/2 point. it specifies you apply this to the power when it is a 1-skill power or if it results in the .
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Enhancements and Limitations for Skills
Ultimately, that’s the thing … in games where PCs can get rifles that toss out bullets that do 5d-7d vs. Click here to edit contents of this page. You’re not in control of a Homing attack. It’s assumed that you can designate one or the other during the lock-on period. If you want control over it, get Guided. The real balancing factor is to decide what’s “normal” in the campaign and start charging Unusual Background costs right on the far side of that line.
Originally Posted by LoganSaj Also, when using an ability with homing, if the attacker aims, does his accuracy bonus include the full accuracy for an increased homing ACC using increased accuracy? If you price it as we have, it’s fair … until you start stacking other stuff on it to abuse it. This material is not official and is not endorsed by Steve Jackson Games.
Homing attacks use a sense to home with, and home in on whatever the sense is detecting. Is this counted as one target, which the attack randomly hits one or the other, as it is essentially “one” target? The assumption is that Homing locks onto some kind of signature that’s more-or-less associated with one object. All right then … What about a foe who is hugging another foe, or an ally?
This material is used here in accordance with the SJ Games online policy. I thought the rule used to be “if you can see it, you can hit it”. All rights are reserved by SJ Games. For Guided, just modify the attacker’s skill. The only down side to Homing is that it isn’t good for trick shots. Rules for all that are topical for Vehicles, though, not the Basic Set.
With a Homing attack? That’s how they work already, though. I don’t deny that Rapid Fire is easy to break. Originally Posted by LoganSaj All right then … What about a foe who is hugging another foe, or an ally? We’d be bad game designers if we didn’t respect it. Plenty of enhaancements could apply to many traits besides the ones they’re listed with … they’re just not applicable to a sufficiently broad selection of advantages to qualify as general modifiers.
Um, the attacker’s roll for a Homing weapon is just to push the button. ROF enhancement Ultimately, that’s the thing … in games where PCs can get rifles that toss out bullets that do 5d-7d vs. If you want to discuss contents of this page – this is the easiest way to do it.
Once you fire it, that’s that. How many supers in comics actually shoot bolts o’ power or whatever?
But, if you cannot target a specific hit location, why buy “homing”? Also, I thought if you buy hurps enhancement on something, it made an improvement. Homing enhancement Originally Posted by LoganSaj I thought the rule used to be “if you can see it, you can hit it”. Just like homing missiles targetting open windows, or targetting heat signatures of jets, instead of the entire jet.
Homing enhancement Originally Posted by LoganSaj If a foe had a pistol against an ally or loved one ‘s head, you couldn’t hit the gun or his hand to drop the gun and arrest the guy, you would simply have to kill him?
Also, when using an ability with homing, if the attacker aims, does his accuracy bonus include the full accuracy for an increased homing ACC using increased accuracy? So those rapid-fire death attacks probably should cost what they cost in modern-day and futuristic games, but maybe points of UB is a good idea in a low-magic, TL3 fantasy game. Size isn’t the issue; being part of the same entity is. Click here to toggle editing of individual sections of the page if possible.
The problem is that if you price it like “more damage,” it’s crappy. It can target things that you, personally, cannot sense, by using its special homing sense. D Homing For Homing, you can’t call the shot … roll randomly.
Enhancements, migrating The following material consists of rulings on GURPS originally posted to electronic discussion forums, newsgroups, and mailing lists by Sean “Dr. All I can suggest is that GMs keep an eye on it to keep it from getting out of hand.
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Homing enhancement Originally Posted by LoganSaj Well, I’m just thinking that, in the sense of large targets, you should be able to target a specific part of the target. Watch headings for an “edit” link when available.
Those are huge benefits … they let you fire a missile in the dark at something at Max range, and you’ll almost certainly hit at full damage. Of course, if you get a headache or nausea as a result, it isn’t my fault.