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Old September 10, 2015, 12:45   #11
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Originally Posted by mushroom patch View Post
What I'm saying is that a level 15 High-elf rogue plays like a level 20 human warrior (except it has spells).
Is this actually true? I thought blows per turn were also affected by clvl, which is a pretty important quantity for a melee-type. Maybe I'm thinking of oldangband or other variants or something.

I personally think XP penalties are silly, even in variants where they have a very noticeable effect (see poschengband.) This is a minor annoyance in Vanilla though IMO, since you end up farming a ton of XP regardless just trying to level up your equipment. (Hello, dragon pits.)
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