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Old 06-16-2016, 08:39 PM   #1
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Default Swashbuckler template question for Dungeon Fantasy

So my friend and I are making our characters for our GMless game of Dungeon Fantasy use colaberaitive rules and I have run into a snag neither of us can quite figure out.

I've made a Swashbuckler using the template in Adventurers. Two skills it lists are Fast Draw: Knife and Thrown Weapon: Knife. One of the optional flaws that I took is Vow: Use only weapon of choice, and I chose broadsword.

I'm thinking the vow might make it so that I shouldn't use my knife and as such I should replace those two skills. Neither of us are sure though.

Can someone give us any opinions?
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:07 PM   #2
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I'd say replace the skills, or take a different Vow.
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:34 PM   #3
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This would actually be a problem whenever that Vow is taken but, this means there should probably be an official ruling on the matter.
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:46 PM   #4
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You could always take housekeeping and take an entire second off prep time by drawing a kitchen knife that much faster from the chopping block.
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:53 PM   #5
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Genius. And knife throwing might be a game or something you use to distract a foe, but not as a weapon.
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:55 PM   #6
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This would actually be a problem whenever that Vow is taken but, this means there should probably be an official ruling on the matter.
You can take Weapon Master for some sort of knife; they're one-handed Sword-class weapons.
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Old 06-16-2016, 11:41 PM   #7
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Modify the Vow to include the phrase "In Close Quarters", that way you can use the Sword in Melee and used the knives at range.
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Old 06-16-2016, 11:44 PM   #8
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Thanks guys, I'm just going to take a different vow I think. I have over confident. Maybe "Never attack first" would fit with that.
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Old 06-17-2016, 12:24 AM   #9
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You can take Weapon Master for some sort of knife; they're one-handed Sword-class weapons.
I'd say the Vow only allows for one weapon, so unless you only want to fight with knives it doesn't actually solve the problem.

That said I think this is caused by rules Vs. cinematic, even fictional characters who could be considered to have this flaw probably do use other weapons, so maybe change it to have an out for "when circumstances permit" so that if you lose your weapon or it has no range or whatever, you aren't in trouble.
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Old 06-17-2016, 04:23 PM   #10
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I'm glad to see I'm not the only one confused by this at least.
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