The
pointbuymethods_system.lst
file is where a
GameMode defines the "standard" point levels used for that GameMode
when using the
**
Point Buy Methods
**
for Character
Statdetermination.

PointBuyMethods files have two types of lines: the Stat line and the Method line.

The Stat Line uses the following tags:

**
Tag
Name:
**
STAT:x

**
Variables Used (x):
**
Number
(Stat value)

**
Tag Name:
**
COST:x

**
Variables Used (x):
**
Number
(Stat point cost)

**
What it does:
**

When using the "Point Buy Method" of determining
a characters stats, the Stat Line defines the
`COST`

to
"buy" a particular
`STAT`

.

**
Stat Line Example:
**

`STAT:7 <tab> COST:-4`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 7 will gain 4 points.

`STAT:8 <tab> COST:-2`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 8 will gain 2 points.

`STAT:9 <tab> COST:-1`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 9 will gain 3 points.

`STAT:10 <tab> COST:0`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 10 will cost 0 points.

`STAT:11 <tab> COST:1`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 11 will cost 1 points.

`STAT:12 <tab> COST:2`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 12 will cost 2 points.

`STAT:13 <tab> COST:3`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 13 will cost 3 points.

`STAT:14 <tab> COST:5`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 14 will cost 5 points.

`STAT:15 <tab> COST:7`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 15 will cost 7 points.

`STAT:16 <tab> COST:10`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 16 will cost 10 points.

`STAT:17 <tab> COST:13`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 17 will cost 13 points.

`STAT:18 <tab> COST:17`

Starting with a stat of 10, buying a stat change to 18 will cost 17 points.

The Method Line uses the following tags:

**
Variables Used (x):
**
Text (Method
name)

**
Variables Used (x):
**
Number
(Available points)

```
METHOD:Low Fantasy <tab>
POINTS:10
```

The "Low Fantasy" point buy method allows 10 total points for purchasing stats.

```
METHOD:Standard Fantasy <tab>
POINTS:15
```

The "Standard Fantasy" point buy method allows 15 total points for purchasing stats.

```
METHOD:High Fantasy <tab>
POINTS:20
```

The "High Fantasy" point buy method allows 20 total points for purchasing stats.

```
METHOD:Epic Fantasy <tab>
POINTS:25
```

The "Epic Fantasy" point buy method allows 25 total points for purchasing stats.