Which means my Seoulpa muscle troll, weighing in at 730 Kg (based off of the rules

here, can carry 243 kilos for most of the day. Great for medical evac, I guess.

So on the subject of weight, has anyone come up with a more reasonable "maximum" lifting ability? I once put together a theory for max lift, based on body weight and Strength, but I'm not sure it works too well. It went something like this:

Take the sum of the numbers up to your Strength. That is, if you have a Strength of 4, the sum is (4 + 3 + 2 + 1) = 10. Multiply that sum by 10%, and that product by your body weight. The result is how much you can lift above your head in kilos, full out.

Thus:

**Average office worker** (STR 3 human, 70 Kg). Sum = 6, product = 60%. This person can lift at most lift 42 kilos (~92 lbs) above their head.

**Amateur bodybuilder** (STR 6 human, 100 Kg). Sum = 21, product = 210%. Maximum lift: 210 Kg (432 lbs).

**Olympics-class weightlifter, world-record holder** (STR 9 human, 125 Kg). Sum = 45, product = 450%. Maximum lift: 562.5 Kb (1237.5 lbs).

Currently (thank you Olympics!) the world record for lifting is held by Hossein Rezazedah, a 350-lb Iranian weightlifter. At the finals of the Sydney games, he hoisted 1,042 lbs. The formula I threw together is a bit off from that, admittedly, but not so far as to make it unuseable.

But let's take some metahuman examples:

**Lean elven street sam** (STR 6, 94 Kg). Sum = 21, product = 210%. Maximum lift: ~197 Kg (434 lbs).

**Ripped dwarven ganger** (STR 8, 53 Kg). Sum = 36, product = 360%. Maximum lift: ~191 Kg (422 lbs).

**Ork muscle** (STR 8, 150 Kg). Sum = 36, product = 360%. Maximum lift: ~542 Kg (1193 lbs).

**Cybered troll enforcer** (STR 15, 730 Kg). Sum = 120, product = 1200%. Maximum lift = 10,200 Kg (22,440 lbs.)

There are several problems here, though -- first off, that the dwarven player will be bitching about being just as strong as the ork, kilo for kilo, but that the ork can lift three time what he can. Secondly, of course, there's the top of the scale -- the troll enforcer looks like he can bench-press a limousine and hardly break a sweat. So clearly the upper end of the scale's a bit off.

Anyone have constructive criticism?