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Species penalty

Other (objects, etc.) concept

Certain species, sub-races, or such can't ever become as proficient in some skill (or class) as another, no matter what. Or gets other significant penalties that no other get (to such degree).

17
games
7
platforms

Alternate names: Race penalty, Species skill restrictions, Species class restrictions

The first video game about Species penalty was released on December 21, 1998.

Beamdog, Interplay and Graphic Simulations has published most of these games

This is mostly for "skill" things, not counting bonuses other gets from traits. For example, if some species/race is limited to rank 5 of a skill when normal max rank is 10. Or when a species/race can't choose some character class for some vague reason.