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Re: (TFT) TFT: a slow start (ab-1)

My first monster.....

Size 1 Cube Creature:
      It can lift 10 times its weight over its head.

Size 2 Cube Creature:
       Weight lifted over its head = 40 pounds
       It can now only lift 5 times its own weight over its head.

Ummmmmmmmmmm, this rots. Can we all see where this is going?

Size 10 Cube Creature:
       Weight lifted over its head = 1000 pounds

Yes, I see this. And a three hex giant 25 ST averages to about 8 ST per
hex.  Less than the average man.  As things get bigger their relative ST
decreases.  Dragons average above 7 ST per hex.

   4-Hex dragon 30 ST averages 7.5 per hex
   14-Hex dragon 100 ST averages 7.14 per hex

    In a vague guestamation I put the maximum size to ST with one of my
early monster creations.  The giant worm.  At an average ST of 1 per hex it
weighs in at 3,584 hexes.  Truely the feat of killing one of these and
getting the experience is something reserved for the Mnoren. Who else would
need that much exp to get a point.

512 mega hexes long.... let's see.... 1536 hexes, what was it 3 meters a hex? 4608 meters long?!?! Woah! But I think I see your point. In any one hex it's not gonna be very strong. But then there's the 3,583 hexes connected to it that add up. And I don't know too many weapons that do great swaths of hexes worth of damage. It might be easy to kill one hex at a time but that's gonna take awhile.....

   Classical art set  the proper hight of the human form at
eight heads. Couple that with a  weight and as a GM I
can now have a much better idea of how much it would
cost to have the 5'9" 180lbs knights field plate adjusted
to fit the 5'4" 150 elf.
   8.625" head unit for the knight, 8" head unit for the elf.
Not a huge gap for chainmail. I'd guess it'd be a problem
for field plate.

So If I understand this correctly, the helmit for a man has an internal
clearance of 8.625" but an elf only needs 8".  This means a man's helmit
would sit almost an inch lower on the elf and would be 0.625 inches too
tight for the man.

   David Michael Grouchy II

That's the idea.
Oh I forgot;

The body mass index

	           Body wt in Kg
       BMI =  -------------
               (Ht in m)^2
is a simple measurement highly correlated with other estimates of fatness.


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