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Old 09-25-2019, 01:58 AM   #11
Tomsdad
 
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Default Re: [Low-Tech] Padded Cloth and Layered Armour penalty

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Originally Posted by DanHoward View Post
Most leg armour was meant to be worn by cavalry, not infantry. Leg armour is the first thing that gets discarded whenever a soldier has to march for any length of time.
Yep, and while I knew that in theory before I'd worn any, practical experience certainly backed it up :-0!


EDIT: this raises a possible wider system point. Does GURPS make legs too easy to hit? a -2 to hit to bypass armour in most instances seem a pretty good deal! Especially as while you won't quickly kill your opponent crippling a leg is pretty much fight ending injury unless you really have to make sure they're dead right then and there.
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