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Old 05-28-2018, 04:51 AM   #21
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All the better if it's to be played, surely. An exceptional Ice Weasel is presumably allowed to stand up on its hindpaws and hold things, as seen in many cartoon series.
Consistent with horizontal then.
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Old 10-20-2020, 10:22 AM   #22
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Sup Kromm... Sorry for reviving a two year old topic... a newbie doubt:

How could initial thrust be 2d-1 on example below?
ST + 3 plus Striking ST, means ST 15 for damage... that would be 1d+1 for thrust damage, right? I'm missing something?

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It's possible to build a character around shield rushes, but that calls for a large shield with a spike, plus high ST and Striking ST, plus Weapon Master (Shield) for a further per-die bonus. A knight who dumps all 60 advantage points into ST +3 [30], Striking ST 2 [10], and Weapon Master (Shield) [20] starts with thrust 2d-1 and a basic slam of 2d-3, and will be adding +2 per die with a shield, for 2d+1. With a DB 3 large shield and a spike, the rush will be 2d+5. In decent armor, the knight will probably be managing Move 3 and +1 per die, for 2d+7 (average 14)
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Old 10-20-2020, 10:32 AM   #23
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ST + 3 plus Striking ST, means ST 15 for damage... that would be 1d+1 for thrust damage, right? I'm missing something?
You are missing that the Knight Template starts from ST 14. With a further +3 ST and +2 Striking ST, that is ST 19 for damage, so 2d-1 for thrust.
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Old 10-20-2020, 10:39 AM   #24
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You are missing that the Knight Template starts from ST 14. With a further +3 ST and +2 Striking ST, that is ST 19 for damage, so 2d-1 for thrust.
Ah Ok... that's makes sense... he is starting from an existing Knight, and not a new one... thank you...
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Old 10-20-2020, 11:33 AM   #25
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The Boarfolk from Nordlond Folk due to their Ramming Speed power make GREAT shield rushers!
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Old 10-20-2020, 11:42 AM   #26
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The Ice Weasel Cometh!

What killed the dinosaurs? The Ice Age! (Laughs in Austrian)
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