Results for tag: front-loaded
Posted by: The_Mask_of_Ice on Sep 29, 2012 at 06:49:01 AM
To prevent front-loaded class abilities, weapon and armor proficiencies and class features should be gained every time a character takes a level in a class other than their own, while miscalleanous abilities, such as spells and CS dice should progress normally, since they aren't front-loaded. Thus, classes should have different progression tables for characters who take them as their first class and characters who multiclass into them. This type of progression is more realistic, as, unlike their first level in their first class, which represents the fruit of years of training, taking a level in another class means beginning to learn its techniques.
Here are two sample scenarios, one with a wizard taking a level in fighter, and a fighter taking a level in wizard: