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Old 09-24-2019, 04:56 AM   #23
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Default Re: [Low-Tech] Padded Cloth and Layered Armour penalty

Originally Posted by Tomsdad View Post
*what I might do is allow mail below a certain thickness benefit from more relaxed layering rules. Say (for example) if it's fine or light you can cover the torso and the upper thighs for no layering penalty, but any more location coverage than that and you get the usual -1DX pen.
Certainly as well if it's a mail hauberk under a breastplate. There is barely any interaction at the layers to worry about.

My question was always... what if it's flexible over rigid? I usually see this as hauberk over upper arm guard, thigh plates, etc. So far I've just ignored it, as I know well made guards won't catch... but...
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