Re: Two long-term problems

Greg Lindahl (
Wed, 28 Sep 1994 13:11:57 -0400

> 8, 8, 12, 12, 16, ... will give someone 25 NPs after 2-1/2 years of real time.
> That will delay the problem for another year or two of real time. I don't
> like this much, though, because it makes it too difficult for a faction to
> rebuild after losing several oathed nobles.

The cost can be tied to the number of nobles or noble points that your
faction currently has. If you lose a bunch of nobles and noble points,
then rebuilding becomes cheap again.

> Or a third option. A faction with 20 active NPs cannot issue FORM.

This is an interesting option, but in this form would restrict
magic-using factions to fewer nobles than non-magic factions. However,
if it was instead phrased as "factions with more than X nobles cannot
issue FORM", then it would foster increased magic use by all the older

-- g

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