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Halflings mostly weak sauce?

Post by phamdinhnam02 » Sat Dec 12, 2015 10:14 am

Halflings seem weak compared to other classes. Anybody have any experience with them in higher level play tests?

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Re: Halflings mostly weak sauce?

Post by Gameogre » Mon Dec 14, 2015 2:05 pm

In my experience with high level play Halflings Rock! They are awesome and not weak sauce at all, just a lot less flashy.

They don't get the Mighty Deeds or spells but there abilities are very nice and a HUGE effect on group play.

The most kick butt Murder Hobo in my game used to be a Halfling. He was just flat out scary and would go through monsters and the occasional fellow party member like a hot knife through butter.

Really in DCCRPG all the class's/ Races had the potential to really be awesome sauce with the right Luck and Attitude.

Also it helps to be a evil sneaky bastard with little morals, contingency plans for contingency plans and a very high pain threshold.

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Re: Halflings mostly weak sauce?

Post by GnomeBoy » Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:58 pm

There's a discussion of this in the Characters section, too.

tl;dr: Depends on the player, the GM, the other characters, the scenarios, etc.
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Re: Halflings mostly weak sauce?

Post by Shingen » Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:05 pm

As with thieves, I find the luck mechanics to be pretty boss.
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Re: Halflings mostly weak sauce?

Post by Weisenwolf » Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:26 am

phamdinhnam02 wrote:Halflings seem weak compared to other classes. Anybody have any experience with them in higher level play tests?
I agree but most players on the forum don't appear to.

It's largely irrelevant anyway because one doesn't get to choose to be a halfling one is or one isn't 8)

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