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by aramis
Sat 15 Jun 2019, 04:08
Forum: General
Topic: PvP
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Re: PvP

There's a bit in the adventure that reminds that PC's who become unavailable can be traded for one of the remaining NPCs...
page 106.
by aramis
Sat 15 Jun 2019, 03:23
Forum: General
Topic: Error - Pulse Rifle Ammo
Replies: 12
Views: 831

Re: Error - Pulse Rifle Ammo

The purpose of DU rounds is to increase the mass density, and thus penetration, of a given diameter round. DU can be hardened harder than most steels,, but at about 40% more mass per unit volume,.. you want maximum force behind minimum diameter. DU allows doing this. The radiation is not the purpose...
by aramis
Sat 15 Jun 2019, 02:29
Forum: General
Topic: Pups
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: Pups

In the text these mapping devices are described as having “limited antigravity” which is just pure fantasy and has no basis in physics.  These are the only items in the game I’ve seen that use antigravity, everything else is nice hard science(except the FTL drive, but c’mon).   That the deck-axis r...
by aramis
Sat 15 Jun 2019, 01:47
Forum: General
Topic: RE: Cheat sheet
Replies: 2
Views: 351

Re: RE: Cheat sheet

I'm working on one...
by aramis
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 21:26
Forum: General
Topic: Incorrect chance of success table in the Cinematic Starter Kit p.33
Replies: 3
Views: 272

Re: Incorrect chance of success table in the Cinematic Starter Kit p.33

Pushed is also going to vary based upon whether stress dice are in the base roll... because they can prevent pushing... and are a pin to figure because the number of dice rerolled is variable per permutation. It doesn't say the pool is increased, only that stress is, so I don't read it as adding an ...
by aramis
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 21:16
Forum: General
Topic: Can you disarm an Alien?
Replies: 10
Views: 568

Re: Can you disarm an Alien?

Oh, I'd allow a disarm... "Yeah, you just broke its teeth off... and got showered with blood. Where are those acid rules..." Trading your damage for a removal of a bit of future damage and being sprayed by potent (movie strength physically improbable) acid... ... A fool's trade... the oplayer will s...
by aramis
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 21:12
Forum: General
Topic: Low damage for firearms
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: Low damage for firearms

A knife actually delivers more energy to target than a small caliber bullet does...  A typical knife attack is 7-10 m/s † , a typical knife 1 kg... but the knife also has the mass of the arm, unlike a bullet, and a typical arm is 4-6 kg... using the minimums and maximums, 98-300 J. Putting one's ful...
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