[Runequest] Non-human undead (ghouls, zombies, mummies)

lev at rpgreview.net lev at rpgreview.net
Wed Oct 10 15:37:03 EST 2012


> defined? Should they be handled with similar multiplier's as with STR and
> CON based on same ratio it is with human zombies (2/3 DEX, 1/6 APP), or
> are those flat values to be used regardless of species' original values
> (2d6 DEX and d6 APP for all or is that 2/3 DEX and 1/3 APP of original
> species)?

I'd go for proportions.

> Ghoul is even more problematic, because it doesn't have multipliers at
> all. Are those just flat values to be used on any species? There are
> non-human ghouls. I found dark troll ghoul from Dorastor-book and
> Halcyon's ghoul pterodactyl-familiar from Griffin island-book. The latter
> didn't fit the existing template (STR 3 while ghoul minimum is 4 on 4d6).
> So, is ghouls's STR (normal+d6) or (normal*4/3) and so on?

Ditto; the intent was probably +1d6 but *4/3 is probably more plausible.

> So how to handle undead of non-human species (we haven't even touched
> vampires yet)?

Vampire Dragonewts are pretty interesting....

All the best, Lev




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