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Re: (TFT) How often should TFT swords Break

In a message dated 3/31/2004 10:45:47 PM Central Standard Time, 
johnnyboytmm@juno.com writes:

[snip reopening of weapon-breakage can of worms]

> In the mean time, how do you guys react? 

Given your campaign setup (life is cheap and the "standard" weapons are 
poor-quality) what you propose sounds OK to me. 

My own rule is that improvised clubs (and other improvised weapons, and 
cheap-peice-of-shit weapons) break on a roll of *3* 

In terms of game-mechanics, it gives the same frequency of breaking as the 
standard break-on-18 rule, but the "flavor" just seems better to me. "You get in 
a good solid wack, and your weapon breaks" is easier for me to rationalize, 
over a wide variety of circumstances, than "You miss wildly, and your weapon... 
somehow... manages to hit... something... that causes it to break."

Erol K. Bayburt
Evil Genius for a Better Tomorrow

(Actually I don't even have all improvised clubs break on a "3" - if I deem 
an inprovised club (or other improvised weapon) to be "sturdy" then it doesn't 
have a chance of breakage but instead has an increased min St requirement to 
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