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Old 10-12-2016, 05:40 PM   #35
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Default Re: High/Ultra-Tech Versions of Low-Tech Armor

Originally Posted by Anthony View Post
Because the general scaling of to hit modifiers is based on the size of the area, and the sides are most clearly larger than, say, the throat (-5).
They also take into account positioning, mobility and other factors. Besides -5 is the entire neck (which includes the area protected by a gorget, so the upper sternum too); a strip on the sides isn't less area than the neck.
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