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Posted by: OgreBattle on Feb 16, 2012 at 07:25:58 PM
Sometimes I read about daily/martial encounter powers, and often the argument "It's immersion breaking!" or the more specific "It's not realistic!" comes up:
"If a fighter can do that, why can't he do that ALL THE TIME?"
The first point is fairly easy to argue:
1) narrative, this is when the spotlight shines on you. When Conan swipes off the giant snake's head in a single blow, Robert E. Howard was using his PC's Daily. It's the PC using his own token of agency to affect his fantasy world.
2) 'realism'. I don't really want to use that word for Fantasy Dragon Dungeoning... but crazy athletic feats can get pretty tiring. Hitting a monster 9x harder than you normally can is one of those tiring things.
When arguing with someone and trying to change their mind though, it's...