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by theancient
Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damage
Replies: 11
Views: 4395

Re: Damage

First thing, the flat d8 is clearly wrong, since a katana is one of those hand-and-a-half swords. I don't have an answer on how to model that. The second issue is hit points. They aren't strictly speaking health - they're how well you can take a hit. That includes little things like rolling with bl...
by theancient
Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damage
Replies: 11
Views: 4395

Re: Damage

No worries, that which dose not kill me had better be able to run futher and faster than inspired to chase, however it points out perhaps why I write through others. tell your wife khumusta Po and slam ott
by theancient
Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damage
Replies: 11
Views: 4395

Re: Damage

Actually it's a throw back from the "Hit Die" of the "monster" being a die 8 per level. Dave Arneson took this from many of the miniature games of the era before D&D. As I pointed out to a friend who was designing a role playing game, a balance needs to be made to maintain playablity and detail. How...
by theancient
Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damage
Replies: 11
Views: 4395

Re: Damage

With respect wth= what the heck; after all this is a public forum, The General Discussion topic was the damage, either THAC0 or a twenty side die used to represent threshold of damaging the "target" of said attack where as the damage of said weapon seemed to be 1D8 for most weapons regardless of spe...
by theancient
Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Damage
Replies: 11
Views: 4395

Damage

One thing I disliked was amount of damage each weapon gave example:

Katana vs Kilij most "flavors gave both 1D8 wth?
by theancient
Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are Your Magic-User House Rules?
Replies: 72
Views: 14266

Re: What Are Your Magic-User House Rules?

Magic Missile always hit 1d4 +1 per lvl damage. Although the way EGG made magic most of the time I played other classes. so hope I'm not too far off the mark.
by theancient
Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:09 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Beginner's Essentials
Replies: 166
Views: 46952

Re: Beginner's Essentials

Saints fall seven times a day we will understand if you fall a FEW more times.
by theancient
Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi!
Replies: 7
Views: 2637

Re: Hi!

That is one version I will never try.
by theancient
Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are Your Magic-User House Rules?
Replies: 72
Views: 14266

Re: What Are Your Magic-User House Rules?

Thought Magic missile always hit a die 4 +1 per level
by theancient
Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are Your Magic-User House Rules?
Replies: 72
Views: 14266

Re: What Are Your Magic-User House Rules?

Sadly ANY D&D system was never built to quantify magic (a point system) so you have to add to thee game mechanics, either power, spell points, or some stat to reflect The quantity of power available to the "character". I will go into this further if asked, my game isn't like most of the games out th...