[Runequest] RQ6 simulationist question

Sven Lugar vikingjarl at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 12:58:59 EST 2013


You did, but I just had to tease you. It's obligatory, LOL

On 1/21/2013 5:50 PM, Steve Perrin wrote:
> 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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