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Old 06-29-2018, 07:49 PM   #13
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Default Re: Parrying unarmed attacks with a weapon

Originally Posted by Bruno View Post
I will say that it's unusual to parry an attack by poking at it, so thrust is less likely.
To be honest, the rules for parrying unarmed attacks in Basic are pretty unrelated to reality. The normal way to parry is not specifically trying to cause injury. If you're unarmored, getting your arm pushed aside by an edged weapon may still cut you up, but it's still way less force than a deliberate attack.

Of course, it's also perfectly possible to use a Wait and then attack the incoming limb. That lets you use any attack you want, and is a more realistic representation of armed vs unarmed.
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