[Runequest] Highlevel combat

Wayne Shaw shaw at caprica.com
Tue Nov 9 04:35:44 EST 2010

At 10:12 PM 11/7/2010, you wrote:
> > Interestingly for me, one of the more successful characters in my
> >current campaign has leveraged his position as a Runelord of Orlanth by
> >spending the bulk of his accumulated POW gains on strengthening
> >enchantments instead of mostly on spells like the other characters.
> >...  It seems obvious, but not a tactic I've often encountered from
> >players, interestingly.  An extra 2-4 hit points in each of the pc's arms is
> >worth far more than just that few extra hp, it often seems to be *just*
> >enough to keep things functioning that few extra rounds needed.
>I've had a player do that, he had 32 general hit points, once survived
>a critical hit to the head with a crossbow bolt.

I'm suprised his total hit point value didn't make that kind of moot, 
given the Strengthening doesn't seem to help that value.

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