[Runequest] Character Improvement (was Re: Divine Intervention in RuneQuest)

Peter Maranci pmaranci at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 10:29:16 EST 2009


It makes more sense to me that it might give you a chance to improve your
*parry*. But if you've never used a pike, I'm not at all sure that getting
critted by one should improve your pike attack skill!

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 6:50 PM, Mark Ahnen <ahnen at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  That's a bit narrow.  'IF' you survived that pike critical, you would be
> in a better position to parry in the future as you may have learned some
> valuable lessons.
>
> Sorta like the Germans learning the tank game, they took a bit of a hit
> from Allied tanks in WWI, but they employed the lessons w/ WWII tanks, not
> other WWI tanks (and there was a WORLD of difference between tanks in those
> 30 years).
>
> My best,
>
> ------------------------------
> Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 18:01:55 -0400
> From: pmaranci at gmail.com
> To: runequest at rpgreview.net
> Subject: Re: [Runequest] Character Improvement (was Re: Divine Intervention
> in RuneQuest)
>
> I'd imagine that you'd need to have the corresponding skill! For example,
> if you get criticalled by a pikeman, but you only know how to use a sword,
> the experience won't mean much to you - from a learning perspective, that
> is.
>
> ->Peter
>
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 5:10 PM, Lev Lafayette <lev at rpgreview.net> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 08:15 -0600, Tom Cantine wrote:
> > Here's what I like to do: Award ticks when the PC fumbles a skill, or
> > when paying close attention while someone else gets a special success.
> > (Mostly this means if your opponent gets a special against you.
> > Obviously you must survive the fight in order to gain the benefit of
> > this experience.)
>
> *nods* That is certainly a worthwhile extension that follows the
> "ingrained in memory" principle.
>
>
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