dual cheating problem..

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dual cheating problem..

Postby densorteengel » Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:31 am

Hmm.. I guess this one I deserved, but I am wondering if this is a general problem, or if it occured just because I cheated...

I took Yoshimo and gave him a huge amount of IQ via some CLUA'ed in books.. and then I dualled him into a mage (GREAT thing that :) )
And now.. -(he was level 14 when I did this, as I wanted some extra points in his thieving skills first) - now he's lost ALL of his extra points, every thieving skill he had has now been reduced to 45 in all of them... :( Now he's even worse than Nalia!! And dies because of his own traps and can't even pickpocket a (specific) chicken!! And of course I didn't save the game before I did this horrible horrible thing to him (and my party).. *sob*

Is that normal?? Or is it only because he was never designed to become a mage?
I did the same to Minsc, dualled him into a cleric (I'm a lorebook adict), and he didn't loose anything...

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Postby anarchistica » Mon Jun 30, 2008 6:26 am

You can't use the abilities of an inactive class. Level him to a Level 15 mage and all will be fine.

And i'm fairly sure only 3rd edition has INT-related thieving skills. In 2nd edition everything is determined by DEX.
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Postby Galuf the Dwarf » Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:53 am

anarchistica wrote:You can't use the abilities of an inactive class. Level him to a Level 15 mage and all will be fine.

And i'm fairly sure only 3rd edition has INT-related thieving skills. In 2nd edition everything is determined by DEX.


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Postby densorteengel » Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:44 pm

Yes, but that's the problem.. I DID level him up, and nothing happened... !

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Postby densorteengel » Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:45 pm

And BTW, he has an additional 25 in strength, dexterity, constitution and IQ..

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Postby densorteengel » Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:08 pm

He uses the Dexterity (or so the manual says) :)

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Postby wise grimwald » Fri Jul 04, 2008 4:38 am

Since you don't mind cheating, why not use shadowkeeper to make his attributes exactly what you want. I personally only use it to re-distribute atributes such as the skills in weaponry, but you could use it to make a superhuman if you wanted to. That's your choice.

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Postby densorteengel » Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:35 pm

Well.. I have some minor problems with Shadowkeeper; I have absolutely NO idea how to change which stats in what way proberly.. I don't know what I am doing wrong, but it seems to crash the game every time I do something with it. - So I'm only changing things I can see is working for the other characters - which until now is the incredible amount of ONE thing - the colour of their armor :o
I would SO love to make Yoshimo a fighter-thief (and not the other way around, I want the UAI ;) ) But I have no idea how to do that..
BTW, what happens if you put in more stars in the proficiency slots than the class allows?

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Postby galraen » Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:07 am

I gave instructions on how to DC Imoen here substitute character/class as appropriate.
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Postby densorteengel » Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:11 am

Thank you, I'll try that :)