Cost of learning a new language

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Cost of learning a new language

Postby tumbleweed664 » Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:06 am

I'm trying to figure out how many experience points it would take to gain literacy in a new language. my reading says maybe 70, but that seems like a huge amount. is that right?
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Postby MrTact » Wed Mar 11, 2009 9:07 pm

Literacy in a language requires 3 ranks, which is 70 points. If you want to be good at languages, you should consider taking the polyglot quality, which lets you get literacy for 1 rank.
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Postby jkiley » Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:56 pm

Personally I could see a Narrator allowing a character who is already literate in one language to become literate in a second language before they reached 3 ranks in it. Maybe require a certain level of Knowledge (Education) or the like?

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