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Old 04-02-2024, 03:28 PM   #13
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Default Re: Cheap armour? what's the drawback?

Originally Posted by Varyon View Post
Depends on what armor you're looking at how good/bad of a deal it is. Consider Light Plate, and applying the rules for Heavy Plate (which is how Medium and Heavy Plate were generated, this just lets you do it freeform). A DR 3 iron plate cuirass is $1000 and 8 lb. A DR 3 cheap iron plate cuirass is $600 and 12 lb.
Arguably it's $900 -- +50% for DR +1, -60% for cheap (the heavy plate rules are dysfunctional for several reasons).
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