[Runequest] RQ6 simulationist question

Steve Perrin steve.perrin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 12:50:13 EST 2013


I'm sorry, which one of us got knighted?

And not to say I didn't read the AD&D DMG in part, I just never paid 
much attention to its combat descriptions.

Steve

On 1/21/2013 5:24 PM, Sven Lugar wrote:
> In the 40+years I've known Steve he has always been a man of integrity 
> & never one to "mealy-mouth" anything. I've always admired him as a 
> good man & a staunch friend./I could always whip him on the 
> battlefield though, LOL ;-) ./ And as far as I know the closest he got 
> to AD&D was invoking a reverse dollar sign as a saving rune against Gygax.
> Sköl,
> Sven
>
> On 1/21/2013 1:49 PM, Steve Perrin wrote:
>> 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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