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Old 10-01-2017, 01:16 PM   #1
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Watching "Professor Proofed" and noticed the giant baby managed to grab both Blossom and Buttercup in his right hand.

Standard grappling rules I believe prevent using a hand to grapple when it is already holding something, including if it is already being used to grapple.

Are there any rules for high size level creatures being able to hold multiple enemies in the same hand?
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Old 10-02-2017, 11:56 AM   #2
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Watching "Professor Proofed" and noticed the giant baby managed to grab both Blossom and Buttercup in his right hand.

Standard grappling rules I believe prevent using a hand to grapple when it is already holding something, including if it is already being used to grapple.

Are there any rules for high size level creatures being able to hold multiple enemies in the same hand?
Treat it as en engulfing attack, like a net. You grapple an entire area, and (if using TG) control points are rolled either once (for speed) or indivdually (so that Han can reach Luke's lightsaber).

But yeah, this is just "do the area effect rules apply," followed by "apply them."
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Old 10-02-2017, 03:37 PM   #3
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In determining when thru apply would a hand need to be 3 feet wide to grab two people sharing same hex?
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Old 10-02-2017, 04:21 PM   #4
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I'd say it's a matter of relative size of the combatants. Going by Large Area Injury (p. B400), you'd need 7 SM difference.
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I'd say it's a matter of relative size of the combatants. Going by Large Area Injury (p. B400), you'd need 7 SM difference.
That's one way to go, definitely. Thinking of a net, you'll want something that goes up one side of a hex, across it, and then down, which is five linear yards for the one-yard hex, which is 1 --> 1.5 --> 2 --> 3 -->5 +4 SM larger or so. I might allow SM delta of 3-6 or so use "Pass Limb" or Rapid Strike to try and get more than one critter at once, or if SM +7 just get 'em all.

If it's something you want to deliberately enable, use the smaller number (+4 SM) as a go/no-go.
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Was digging through old threads and http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=70796 seems related.

In terms of size level and when melee attacks count as area effect, would a two handed grapple count as a size level higher than a one handed?
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