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Well, that explanation makes a lot of sense actually. In AD&D 2.0, I know that your Charisma does nothing, nada, to your magic, it just adjusts your max henchmen, their base loyalty to you, and your reaction adjustment to surprising situations.
So, saying that since its D20 and in D&D which is D20 then makes it possible just doesn't work...
Unless, of course, Wizards of Coast screwed over everything when they took over from TSR and made their
piece of crap
versions (3.0 and 3.5... 4.0 looks very nice!)