[Runequest] Three different topics.

Wayne Shaw shaw at caprica.com
Sat Apr 24 01:53:52 EST 2010


At 01:26 AM 4/22/2010, you wrote:
> > 1.  A question on parries.
> >   In RQ, parrying with a spear and parrying with a sword are equally
> > practical.  Is this realistic?
>
>As Tom says, yes, but I'd expand on his caveat to say that some
>weapons are much better suited to parring other weapons. I would not
>be happy parrying a poleaxe with a dagger, nor vice versa. Some of
>this is taken into account by the weapon's AP, and I'm rusty on my RQ
>rules but isn't there some rule about not attacking and parrying with
>the same weapon in the same round?

There was, but it never entirely made sense, or fencing wouldn't work 
as it does.




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