[Runequest] Three different topics.
vikingjarl at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 10:33:40 EST 2010
1) Yes they are equal depending on the situations. It depends on the
type of sword, the length & type of spear & the tactical situation as to
which is better in a particular situation.
2) No preference.
3) It would also depend on the game master.
On 4/21/2010 5:12 PM, royce at efn.org wrote:
> Hi, Guys,
> If I may impose I have three things I'd like to throw it into one email.
> 1. A question on parries.
> In RQ, parrying with a spear and parrying with a sword are equally
> practical. Is this realistic?
> 2. A question on RQ III vs. 2nd edition BRP. The RQ III rule of flexible
> armor giving only half protection against crushing attacks (e.g. a mace).
> BRP instead has a stun result for special hits with crushing weapons.
> Which rule do you prefer, and why?
> 3. The other day, the venerable D&D module B2, Keep of the Borderlands
> got mentioned. I would not hold it up as an example of excellent
> adventures, but I will jump to its defense for one reason. It is a very
> satisfactory primer on elementary RPG for youths. Back in the day, many
> kids around age 12-14 got started with peers.
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