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Arawn

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New System: Realistic PC sizes
« on: June 01, 2019, 03:47:17 AM »
Greetings Prisoners of the Mists!

We have an exciting new development to share with you, one that shows off some new functionality which has been added with NWN EE. A common refrain among players when asked about what they would like to see from the development team going forward is more customization for individual characters, more to distinguish them from each other and better represent them in game as their creators and players imagine them, adding immersion and richness to the stories that they tell.

We're pleased therefore to announce that with the next update, player models will become dynamically sized to fit the heights which are given for their subraces in the sourcebooks from which those subraces and races are drawn. Players will then be able to vary their height within a band above and below that average height, the bounds of which are likewise taken from the original sources.

To use this new system, all you will have to do is log in; the rest is automatic. If you select an invalid height for your character, you will be told the range (in inches) that is acceptable to choose. Please note that once you have set your height, only a DM can change it, so please choose wisely. For new characters, they will be free to set their height as much as they like as long as they are within the New Character Area.

Please note that this system is a trial of a new feature. We anticipate there will need to be adjustments made and corrections taken, both to rectify any errors made in recording canon heights and to limit any sizes that are subsequently judged to be immersion-breaking or excessive. We hope that in the spirit of excitement over the possibilities afforded us by EE you will all be understanding as we tweak and adjust this new system.

Please report any sizes that seem to be incorrect as per canon sources!

Enjoy!

The PotM Developer Team
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