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by Falenthal
Sat 17 Dec 2022, 23:05
Forum: General
Topic: Interaction between Iron fist and Axe Artist
Replies: 3
Views: 638

Re: Interaction between Iron fist and Axe Artist

Novice Active. The first thing an axe artist learns is to strike with the short-end of the axe in order to induce distracting pain before a mightier blow. The short-end thrust deals 1D6 damage and stuns the enemy if the character passes a [Accurate←Resolute] test, meaning that the character gets to...
by Falenthal
Tue 13 Dec 2022, 18:35
Forum: General
Topic: Moria?
Replies: 30
Views: 4888

Re: Moria?

I don't know. Won't every adventure in Moria just be the same? The group enters Moria and soon enough the Balrog kills them all. :D :roll: . Well, this would also be a great supplement to use for a Dwarf-centric Fourth Age campaign. Or orc-centric. "Moria has no king. Moria needs no king."...
by Falenthal
Sun 06 Nov 2022, 03:58
Forum: General
Topic: DYING HEROES
Replies: 9
Views: 832

Re: DYING HEROES

A failed HEALING roll cannot be repeated until at least a day has passed, as the failure of the treatment isn’t immediately apparent. I believe this is intended for Healing skill checks undertaken to treat a wound, not to prevent a dying hero from succumbing. I'm with Rafamir here: The "only o...
by Falenthal
Fri 04 Nov 2022, 18:12
Forum: General
Topic: Moria?
Replies: 30
Views: 4888

Re: Moria?

While reading through Ruins of the Lost Realm, also written by Gareth, I noticed this paragraph (p.49): The Dwarves won the Battle of Dimrill Dale, but did not enter Moria, and young Dáin Ironfoot — now King Under the Mountain — famously said that the world must change before Durin’s Folk walk again...
by Falenthal
Sun 25 Sep 2022, 00:20
Forum: General
Topic: High Elves of Rivendell, combat proficiencies?
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: High Elves of Rivendell, combat proficiencies?

No, you can't. It has to be a different Combat proficiency.

Although you are right the wording could be twisted to allow that.
by Falenthal
Tue 07 Jun 2022, 14:47
Forum: General
Topic: [House rules] Journeys through Davokar
Replies: 2
Views: 1827

Re: [House rules] Journeys through Davokar

First, let me thank you for taking the time to read through the rules and comment them! Regarding the distance travelled, I've prefered to stick to what the rulebook says. I'm no expert at hicking and don't have a personal criteria to adjust that. Also, I prefer to make calculations easier and faste...
by Falenthal
Sun 08 May 2022, 12:07
Forum: General
Topic: Another Stupid Question: Core Book Narrative Combat Example
Replies: 3
Views: 597

Re: Another Stupid Question: Core Book Narrative Combat Example

Exactly what Fenhorn says: as the enemies/NPCs stats are written from the perspective of the players, the pluses are not in benefit of said enemy/NPC, it is a benefit for the player.
Thus, a +1 Defense implies it is easier to hit that enemy than usual.
by Falenthal
Thu 05 May 2022, 20:56
Forum: General
Topic: Stupid question: Symbaroum or Ruins of Symbaroum?
Replies: 9
Views: 1759

Re: Stupid question: Symbaroum or Ruins of Symbaroum?

I really can't judge exactly both systems, as I've never played D&D in any version (only AD&D some time ago). But I find the Symbaroum rules absolutely easy to grasp and efficient enough to solve any situation without flipping through the book for obscure modifications and specific mechanics...
by Falenthal
Thu 05 May 2022, 07:39
Forum: Loremaster's Only
Topic: Using the Council rules to run a battle
Replies: 6
Views: 1102

Re: Using the Council rules to run a battle

I find the approach of using the Council rules (in fact, a form of Extended Tests rules) to play out a battle very interesting. The scene will most likely become very narrative, instead of a clash by clash number counting, and that can be very good indeed. The first ideas that come to mind, is that ...
by Falenthal
Wed 04 May 2022, 21:03
Forum: General
Topic: Martin Grip and the drawing of female characters
Replies: 4
Views: 1228

Re: Martin Grip and the drawing of female characters

While the whole book has a variety of male and female characters, I was only referring to the art by Martin Grip (cover and double pages that open each chapter).
His style is so unique that I'd like to use it everywhere when playing TOR, so that I never get enough of him to use in my games :D