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by Gronk
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rear attacks and Facing?
Replies: 17
Views: 1540

Re: Rear attacks and Facing?

I appreciate the patience. These are questions I will be asked at my table. If a character can sidestep more than just one space, as you seemed to say, it is easier to navigate. Would you place a distance limit on sidestepping?
by Gronk
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rear attacks and Facing?
Replies: 17
Views: 1540

Re: Rear attacks and Facing?

https://i.imgur.com/2XX4Wyo.jpg With only a 90º facing change a round, a character walking through a twisty tunnel will often exit facing the wrong direction. It might be easier not to use facing at all, unless there is surprise involved. Surprise=no action for the surprised=rear attacks by non thi...
by Gronk
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rear attacks and Facing?
Replies: 17
Views: 1540

Re: Rear attacks and Facing?

The limit of at most 90 degrees of facing change when moving makes it tricky to get behind someone who's facing you, unless a third party distracts them for you, or you somehow immobilize your opponent. If you're trying to get behind him, and he's only trying to not let you, your opponent can easil...
by Gronk
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rear attacks and Facing?
Replies: 17
Views: 1540

Re: Rear attacks and Facing?

Thanks, got it. Facing only occurs on the individuals turn and there is only one 90º turn if there is movement. But there must be some official/semi-official variant rules that fixes the problems of rear attacks/facing? Otherwise people can just circle strafe each other repeatedly, while walking bac...
by Gronk
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rear attacks and Facing?
Replies: 17
Views: 1540

Rear attacks and Facing?

p54 In general, a facing change is any turn of up to 90º (a right-angle turn) p55 any creature that does not move away from its starting position during the combat round may make as many facing changes as desired p46 Attacks made from behind an opponent usually receive a +2 attack bonus. Not underst...