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June 15th, 2011, 13:47
Originally Posted by Thrasher View Post
Hmm, just to be clear, those are game world times, not real world times.

Real world time passes much faster than game world time.

So, 1 minute in the realworld may be like a 1 hour in the gameworld. The sun can be seen to move across the sky, although the characters must move in slow motion to make up for it.
Maybe I misunderstood the meaning of the above statement, but I'll clarify anyway:

Buff/spell durations are listed in real time. If a spell lasts 1 turn, it will last 60 seconds in real life. A spell cast by a 20th level caster that lasts 1 round per level will last 20 rounds = 2 turns = 120 seconds in real life.

120 seconds of in-game time would be over before you could snap your fingers.

In-game time is never actually used for anything beyond deciding day/night cycle as far as I know (day/night cycle is used in certain buffs/spells/racial traits/etc).

At least that's how I recall it.
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