[Runequest] hitting a specific hit location

Gary Sturgess gazza666 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 11:53:49 EST 2010

On 18 November 2010 08:30, Cory Davis <C.DAVIS at uws.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi all
> I’m currently trying to clean up the combat system we are using for our pulp
> horror game which uses a lot of RQ mechanics (it’s a sort of super CoC with
> some D20 added) and I was wondering how do people run hitting a specific hit
> location. It’s a tough thing to get right you don’t want it to be too
> complicated so it doesn’t take too long, It can’t be too easy or everyone
> hits everything in the head, but if it’s too hard no one ever tries which is
> a bit sad because sometimes you want the players to try more daring things.
> I’m very interested any anyone’s experiences or preferences regardless of
> whether its RQ2, RQ3 MRQ or some evil hybrid of all of them

I just use the RQ3 method - halve your skill, delay to SR10.

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