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Re: Level Proposal

by Adam (Vicar)
on Feb 23, 2001 at 07:52 UTC ( #60427=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Level Proposal

I thought about this awhile back, and kind of compared it to a martial arts ranking. Eventually you get a black belt, and it stops there. But we all know that some people are black belts, and some people are _black belts_.

In other words, I don't see a need to break up the saints into various levels, but if you want, you could imagine that we are at different degrees of saint, i.e. I'm a lowly saint, but Ovid and merlyn are first degree saints. vroom would be an eighth degree saint. The degree doesn't really matter, but if you want something to aspire to, there it is.
( The formula, btw, is min XP = 3000 * 2 ** $degree )


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Re: Re: Level Proposal
by amelinda (Friar) on Feb 24, 2001 at 03:51 UTC
    Depending on the martial art that you're studying, no, you don't get a black belt and it stops there. Just like the pre-black belts, there are rankings. Usually you start at 10th Kyu (kyu being beginner or amateur) and work down to 1st Kyu. Then you hit 1st Dan (dan being master), which is the beginning of black belts. Then you work your way back up towards 10th Dan (not many of those anywhere in any discipline). There is no stopping.

    The idea of different degrees of Saints is a pretty good parallel, though.

    (I'm not a black belt, but both my parents are.)

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