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#1 mathew

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Posted 21 June 2009 - 12:37 AM

wow, this attribute doesn't seem to go very far.  i started up a game with a scout, but i dropped his strength down... maybe 5 i think.  that would've been reasonable in s2 or s3, but with only an smg, a rifle, a couple of clips, and a grenade, i'm over 100%.

 

how do you deal with this?  should i sacrifice int for carrying capacity?  will strength grow enough in a while to carry a reasonable load?  should i just deal with the ap cost?  i'd like to be able to carry atleast a long range and short range weapon, a fair amount of ammo, especially for the the weapon of preference, and 2 or 3 grenades.

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Posted 23 June 2009 - 06:05 PM

View Postmathew, on 20th June 2009, 4:37pm, said:

wow, this attribute doesn't seem to go very far.  i started up a game with a scout, but i dropped his strength down... maybe 5 i think.  that would've been reasonable in s2 or s3, but with only an smg, a rifle, a couple of clips, and a grenade, i'm over 100%.

how do you deal with this?
Hi, Mathew. I agree, weight allowance might be a bit frustrating...

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...should i sacrifice int for carrying capacity?
You probably could. Although, it might make passing intelligence based checks later in the game much harder. (if you don't mind reloading then it doesn't matter, really, just save often)

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...will strength grow enough in a while to carry a reasonable load?
The stength will grow. Your hero will most likely end with a STR of 7 by the end of the game
 

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should i just deal with the ap cost?
I believe, the amount of APs has also been tweaked in H&S. So starting with DEX 8 won't make that much of a difference. You'll still have ~ 80+ APs at the end
   

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i'd like to be able to carry atleast a long range and short range weapon, a fair amount of ammo, especially for the the weapon of preference, and 2 or 3 grenades.
If I remember correctly, the number of attribute points one gets to distribute when creating a new character is 21. So....

STR 6 DEX 8 INT 7    or     STR 7 DEX 7 INT 7   or   STR 7 DEX 8 INT 6    or    STR 6 DEX 7 INT 8  

should do the trick for your hero  :)

You can always create a small mod to modify the speed of Attribute growth. Just put 2 instead of 1 in the STR, DEX or INT modifiers in "Classes"(<<<Edited by Blunter). That will make that attribute grow twice as fast. Putting 3, as you might have guessed, will increase that speed 3 times...

The defaults are:
Str 1, Dex 2, Int 1 for Scouts and Snipers
Str 2, Dex 1, Int 1 for Soldiers and Grenadiers
Str 1, Dex 1, Int 2 for Engineers and Medics

(if you look up Larry's modifiers, for example, you'll see Str 3, Dex 1, Int 1 (<<<Edited by Blunter)/  Talk about "favoritism"  :P   )



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Edit: Just realized I wrote some misleading info here. My apologies. :)
Those attribute modifiers are found under "Classes" not "Base Values" tab.
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