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Old 06-30-2011, 07:23 PM   #1
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Default Where to Find 'Miss by 1 hits' Rules?

I may be hallucinating, but I thought they were rules for called shots like 'A miss by 1 hits X', does anyone remember if these exist, and if so, where they are?

I've tried looking through Campaigns where I thought they were, but either they aren't there, or I just can't seem to find them
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:29 PM   #2
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IIRC, an attack on the Vitals that misses by 1 hits the Torso. But that's all I can think of.
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:29 PM   #3
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In the basic Set they are on p. 552, the hit location notes.
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Old 06-30-2011, 07:33 PM   #4
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In the basic Set they are on p. 552, the hit location notes.
There may be some similar ones in Martial Arts related to (and found with) the new hit locations in that book.
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:08 PM   #5
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There may be some similar ones in Martial Arts related to (and found with) the new hit locations in that book.
Yes. Also in Low-Tech and Tactical Shooting. In other words annoyingly scattered. I think Instant Armor will collate them, at least that's what Dan's been hinting.
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:11 PM   #6
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neck misses by 1 hit the torso, as well.
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:14 PM   #7
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Shots to the torso or abdomen have a chance of hitting the vitals. Shots to the abdomen have a chance of hitting the groin. Shots to the torso (which is probably actually the abdomen) have a chance of hitting the pelvis. Face chance of nose, jaw, brain. It goes on. There are a lot of them.
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Old 06-30-2011, 08:37 PM   #8
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Shots to the torso or abdomen have a chance of hitting the vitals. Shots to the abdomen have a chance of hitting the groin. Shots to the torso (which is probably actually the abdomen) have a chance of hitting the pelvis. Face chance of nose, jaw, brain. It goes on. There are a lot of them.
Those aren't 'miss by 1 hits' rules, though they're often reciprocal to such rules.
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:02 PM   #9
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Those aren't 'miss by 1 hits' rules, though they're often reciprocal to such rules.
On a related tangent, if you aim at the Vitals but miss by one, hitting the torso, would you then roll for the 1-in-6 chance of hitting the vitals anyways?
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:13 AM   #10
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I may be hallucinating, but I thought they were rules for called shots like 'A miss by 1 hits X', does anyone remember if these exist, and if so, where they are?

I've tried looking through Campaigns where I thought they were, but either they aren't there, or I just can't seem to find them
IIRC, there was sort of a thing floated in the last days of 3rev to represent grazing shots and impacts on minor extremeties: rolling the exact number needed would blow through at 1 point of damage ber die, while rolling one over (i.e. miss by one) would actually still hit but blow through at 1 point total damage.
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