JohnJohn
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combat question .... did I get it right?

Thu 09 Aug 2018, 08:42

Hi
Just trying to make sure I understand the rules correctly, not sure about the parry part(if you add the strength bonus), but see example below.

Biff and Buff are fighting(see stats below).

Biff and Buff the fighters
Melee:3
Strength:4 Agility:4 Wits:3 Empathy:3
small shield + longsword
Leather armor 2 point and studded leather cap 1 point armor.

On attacks they roll
3(melee)+4(Strength)+2(longsword) so 9 dices total.
On parry they roll
3(melee)+4(Strength)+1(shield bonus) so 8 dices total.

If they take wounds they roll 2(leather armor) + 1(leather cap) for a total of 3 dices to try and soak the damage.
Is the example correct?
 
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Re: combat question .... did I get it right?

Thu 09 Aug 2018, 10:00

Yes you include strength because a parry is made with a melee roll, and a melee roll includes strength. Remember though, that the Longsword is a parrying weapon, so they can get plus 2 if they use that to parry instead of the shield (unless their opponent stabs them).
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Re: combat question .... did I get it right?

Thu 09 Aug 2018, 10:08

Also remember that you add the current attribute score to a skill roll.
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Re: combat question .... did I get it right?

Thu 09 Aug 2018, 11:00

TY for clearing that up for me :)
 
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Re: combat question .... did I get it right?

Sun 12 Aug 2018, 13:32

Yeah. At first I thought it would make no difference if you include the armor dice in the first roll, but there is a difference. If you push the first roll you might damage any used equipment. If you get to roll with more dice in the first place, the player may be less inclined to actually push, thus having lower chances of damaging the equipment in the long run. Plus, you can't push armor dice.
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