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Duplicate Trope: Full Set Bonus and: Set Bonus get usage counts

Ability, skill, bonus, extra effect, I don't care what you're calling it. The point is you only get it with all the pieces. If the hat of hatliness gives +1 attack and the sword of swordliness gives +1 attack and you wear them together and get +2 attack, it's not this trope. If you get a +1 gearliness bonus for wearing both of them, for a total of +3 attack, then it's this trope. It's pretty simple.

edited 10th Feb '13 12:46:59 AM by troacctid

Rhymes with "Protracted."
 52 Septimus Heap, Sun, 10th Feb '13 1:39:07 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
The description is really broad also because it's not exclusively about games.

 53 Ironeye, Sun, 10th Feb '13 7:27:39 PM from SoCal Relationship Status: Falling within your bell curve
We're not disagreeing on what the trope means, or how broadly it applies, just the use of the word "ability"—it has a pretty specific meaning in the context of games such that most examples of the trope wouldn't seem to qualify based on the current write-up. A broader word like "benefit" wouldn't throw gamers for a loop.

edited 10th Feb '13 7:28:03 PM by Ironeye

I'm bad, and that's good. I will never be good, and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me.
 54 Septimus Heap, Fri, 15th Mar '13 9:27:32 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Bumping this to get it resolved. Have we come to a conclusion about "ability"? It seems silly to hold this topic open just for one word.

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Page Action: Set Bonus
12th Jul '12 2:20:41 PM
What would be the best way to fix the page?
At issue:
Set Bonus has a strong overlap with Full Set Bonus: both are about how carrying multiple items of a same set gives you a power that carrying one item does not.
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