[Runequest] RQ6 simulationist question

Steve Perrin steve.perrin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 08:49:08 EST 2013


As the author of that particular paragraph, and as an experienced 
combatant with medieval-style combat, I meant every word of the 
paragraph. And I never read the AD&D DM's Guide take on combat.

Steve Perrin

On 1/21/2013 6:01 AM, Styopa wrote:
> 1) "RQ3 says, explicitly, "In melee combat, an attack is not just one 
> blow but a series or combination of blows which occupy a span of time 
> beginning with the strike on which the weapon may be used until the 
> end of the melee round". p50 Del."
> It may SAY that in the rules, but did *anyone* really visualize what 
> was going on in RQ3 as anything but a blow-by-blow account of the 
> action?  The quote above sounds to me like mealy-mouthed weaseling 
> about what was being represented ala AD&D.  In fact, it sounds almost 
> like a direct quote from the AD&D DM's guide.
>

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