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by Packratt66
Sun 28 Feb 2021, 08:48
Forum: General
Topic: Recommended books for inspiration?
Replies: 17
Views: 1224

Re: Recommended books for inspiration?

While not really a single book or video, I’d give anything dealing with the Able Archer ‘83 exercise from both sides. This came way too close to actually setting off a real Twilight War. Just ask someone who was there...
by Packratt66
Sun 28 Feb 2021, 08:40
Forum: General
Topic: Firearm familiarity question
Replies: 15
Views: 1061

Re: Firearm familiarity question

Welsh, I see your point about playability and such. I could get behind the having to study it for a shift to become familiar with a new weapon. But I think it would also be good to throw a penalty of some point in if an unfamiliar weapon was picked up in the middle of combat, not necessarily for the...
by Packratt66
Fri 26 Feb 2021, 01:26
Forum: General
Topic: [ALPHA] Character generation
Replies: 130
Views: 8383

Re: [ALPHA] Character generation

Life Path Character Generation is not meant to create a balanced character. If you want a balanced character you use the Archetype Character Creation instead. But, sure, if you are to "unlucky", you may have to restart the Life Path Character Generation or perhaps create a character using the Arche...
by Packratt66
Thu 25 Feb 2021, 11:01
Forum: General
Topic: Firearm familiarity question
Replies: 15
Views: 1061

Re: Firearm familiarity question

Having served, myself, I am ok with the rules as written for the character’s own country’s weapons. However, I do like a minor penalty like the -1 for a weapon from another country unless there was a LOT of familiarity training. That having been said, AK-based platforms might be the exception to the...
by Packratt66
Fri 22 Jan 2021, 09:25
Forum: General
Topic: [ALPHA] Character generation
Replies: 130
Views: 8383

Re: [ALPHA] Character generation

In regards to the aging affects, I am also one who feels that it needs to be adjusted. But my concern is the random nature of years per term being so broad. The game shows using a 1d6. So you have to roll an aging crisis for one year the same as six years. An unlucky character could have multiple si...