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Old 12-31-2017, 10:10 AM   #11
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Default Re: [Basic] Skill of the week: Escape

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Having looked through the various listed supplements, I still can't find a way to factor in SM. What passage sizes count as requiring an Escape roll to squeeze through for what SMs, and what passage sizes don't? Also, how much does Invertebrate decrease the size cap for needing Escape / being able to squeeze on a successful Escape roll?
This is all covered in Underground Adventures, as whswhs mentioned above. See "Narrow Passages", p. 12, for the basic rules, and p. 20 for how Invertebrate affects them.
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Old 12-31-2017, 12:52 PM   #12
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This is all covered in Underground Adventures, as whswhs mentioned above. See "Narrow Passages", p. 12, for the basic rules, and p. 20 for how Invertebrate affects them.
I may be metaphorically blind, as I'm looking at that section and can't see what counts as a narrow passage that is Escape-able for a given SM, what counts on a pass-without-a-roll passage, and what counts as no-chance-even-with-a-roll passage.
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Old 12-31-2017, 01:00 PM   #13
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I may be metaphorically blind, as I'm looking at that section and can't see what counts as a narrow passage that is Escape-able for a given SM, what counts on a pass-without-a-roll passage, and what counts as no-chance-even-with-a-roll passage.
It's not strictly SM-based, because SM isn't the only factor. Underground Adventures says "To get through [passages], a traveler can use Escape skill to squeeze through a passage only slightly wider than his body" (p. 12). So you have to determine how wide a creature is. An SM 0 humanoid might have a harder time squeezing through a 1.5-foot passage than an SM +2 snake would, because the snake's SM is from its length, rather than its width.
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