[Runequest] Drowning, Falling and Poisoning in RuneQuest

Wayne Shaw shaw at caprica.com
Fri Jul 17 04:11:20 EST 2009

At 06:27 PM 7/14/2009, you wrote:
>2009/7/15 Wayne Shaw <shaw at caprica.com>:
> >
> > Uhm, crits didn't necessarily do maximum damage.   Non-impaling weapons
> > didn't do anything special, damage wise (critical impaling weapons were, of
> > course, incredibly ugly).
>Page 57 of the Deluxe Edition All-In-One book disagrees with you; it
>specifies that the critical hit does maximum damage (though you still
>roll your damage modifier from STR+SIZ normally), and gets past any
>armour. It uses the example of a broadsword used in non-impaling mode.

Huh.  That must have been a change in RQ3; I certainly don't remember 
it from earlier editions.

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