[Runequest] Flexible and hard armor together.

Steve Perrin steve.perrin at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 18:15:34 EST 2013

You keep layering armor and you are going to look like the Michelin Man. 
I don't think I would give a plate and chain combination more than 1 
extra point of armor. I would also be watching fatigue penalties very 

Actually, since I hate keeping track of that kind of stuff, I just would 
not allow it.

Steve Perrin

On 4/7/2013 10:01 PM, Asher Royce Yaffee wrote:
> Hi, All,
>    Cheapskate that I am (and given pay cuts and how much more my kids 
> eat every passing year....), I still haven't bought RQ6 yet -- though 
> I want to.  In the meantime, my beat up old RQ3 books still soldier 
> on.  Hopefully the books'll survive one more summer of gaming with my 
> kids.  :-)
>    Wait!  There's a point to this email.
>    The RQ3 rule that allows flexible armor under rigid armor.  It 
> makes obvious sense for cases of cloth or leather under plate.  But 
> was it intended to include chain mail under plate mail?
>    If so, then that's a lot of armor points.  So, I wanted to ask if 
> the game designers originally intended rich characters to have 15 
> armor points (in addition to any magical protection).
>    Also, I am very interested in the opinions of people who have 
> fought in armor.  What do you think makes the most sense?
>    Wisdom and experience and guidance are warmly welcome.
>    Sincerely,
> Asher
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