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Old 12-24-2019, 01:50 AM   #21
Anthony
 
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Default Re: If I'm 4 strong and my club is 4 heavy, do I hit you with 16 force?

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Lifting ST and Striking ST are different though
Which mostly means the throwing rules are particularly incoherent when they differ. Technically, lifting ST should not increase energy at all, and therefore should actually result in reduced throwing distance at any given multiple of BL.
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Old 12-24-2019, 06:35 AM   #22
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Default Re: If I'm 4 strong and my club is 4 heavy, do I hit you with 16 force?

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You have ST 10 (BL 20) and a knobbed club that weighs 2 lb.

I have ST 20 (BL 80) and a knobbed club that weighs 8 lb.

I want to know if I'm hitting you with 16 amount of force because I'm four times as strong and my club is four times as heavy.

I'm sure physics is a bit trickier than just that, but do I have the right idea?

If not, I'd love to be corrected.
To accelerate 4x the mass to a given speed would require 4x the force to begin with. So you're looking at 4x the mass going at the same speed as some lighter attack. So I think you would just have 4x the force (the speed vector remains the same, only the mass has changed). I'm not sure why you're counting this twice.
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