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Old 01-06-2020, 05:00 PM   #14
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Default Re: [HT] Grenades fuse

Originally Posted by evileeyore View Post
Unless their foe properly cooked it off, in which case that was 2-4 seconds in which their foe sat around not firing at them, just holding a live grenade counting off the seconds.
Which isn't actually a lot of time, even in a firefight...

It's a lot of time if you're having a mutual massacre in the open at hand-to-hand distances. But that's a weird situation for combat even if games often seem to present it...
Originally Posted by evileeyore View Post
Yeah, that's RAW. But as I noted, by RAW GURPS Character have way more acuity and reaction time in combat than real life, so most GMs handwave the timing. If you don't, I'm surprised that any character suffers from a grenade blast.
Your detailed knowledge of the behavior of a majority of all people who have ever run a GURPS game on this planet is startling.
I don't know any 3e, so there is no chance that I am talking about 3e rules by accident.
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