[Runequest] RQ6 simulationist question
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.
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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