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Old 09-24-2019, 07:40 PM   #35
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Default Re: [Low-Tech] Padded Cloth and Layered Armour penalty

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Originally Posted by Black Leviathan View Post
I've worn mail over cladding. It's significantly harder to maneuver in than mail over a Tshirt or over my corduroy arming tunic. Granted neither the mail or cladding were fitted to me with any great skill. So I'm keen on the idea that Custom fitted armor can negate some of the layer penalty.
The problem goes away if you wear the padding over the top like they did at the time. Nothing you wear under mail, should be any thicker than a light sweater. Re-enactors wear way too much padding under their mail.
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