[Runequest] Three different topics.

Sven Lugar 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.
>     Sincerely,
> Asher
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