[Runequest] RuneQuest stuff on Ebay and Strike Rank variation

Wayne Shaw shaw at caprica.com
Fri Jul 3 04:40:25 EST 2009

At 07:10 AM 7/2/2009, you wrote:
>Whilst not wanting to shill too heavily the stuff I have up on Ebay on a
>rules list, there is a sufficient quantity of old exotica available it
>would probably be wrong of me not to mention it:
>Now, obligatory rules related matter. For some time now our group has
>been using a variation on Strike Ranks, and it actually works (no
>really). Here's what we do;
>Every ten second round a character receives a number of actions equal to
>Characters with the highest Strike Rank go first and then we work down
>through the actions. In general it's set up so Divine Magic is the
>quickest, then Spirit Magic and Sorcery, then Missile Weapons, then
>Melee weapons. There is just enough variation that a really fast archer
>can get a arrow in before a spell, a very fast warrior can strike before
>a slow archer and so forth.

This would seem (as all such systems do) to provide an overly strong 
benefit to those with high Dexterities.

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