[Runequest] Fact check

Andrew Larsen aelarsen at mac.com
Tue Mar 26 04:29:31 EST 2013


I'm not sure when trolls switched from silk to nylon. The documentation is remarkably poor. :) 

Andrew E. Larsen 

On Mar 25, 2013, at 12:28 PM, Leon Kirshtein <leonbk at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Does not matter he would be dead from wearing Iron.
> 
> Leon
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Mar 25, 2013, at 1:21 PM, Peter Maranci <pmaranci at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I have a question which may seem a *trifle* unusual. But I think that I'm more likely to get an answer from this list than anywhere else.
>> 
>> Could an eleven-foot-tall SIZ 37 great troll in iron platemail, carrying a troll maul, a greatsword, and a backpack, using a standard WWII paratrooper parachute, successfully parachute to a landing if he started from from 500 miles up the Spill Mountains (i. e. the rim) of the Ringworld?
>> 
>> Also, what would be the effects and strain of a 500-mile parachute jump, both on the troll and the parachute? I've never parachuted at all, so I don't know. It seems to me that the seams and straps might break?
>> 
>> And did they use silk or nylon for parachutes back then?
>> 
>> Thanks!
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