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Old 02-25-2021, 12:11 PM   #7
Lameth
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Default Re: Hit Points...to be, or not to be?

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Originally Posted by Gnome View Post
I don't know if this helps, but here's what's on B423:

Instant Death
Decapitation, a cut throat, etc. can kill anyone, regardless of HT and HP. If a helpless or unconscious person is attacked in an obviously lethal way, heís dead. Donít bother to roll for damage, calculate remaining HP, etc. Just assume that he drops to -5xHP.

The GM is left to define what "helpless" means, but if a strong thug has an ordinary person grappled with a knife held to the person's throat, you could as a GM rule the person is helpless.
very good point thank you Gnome.
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