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Post by cjh » Tue Jul 13, 2004 7:44 am

Hi,

This has probably come up before, but I'm pretty new to these boards. I've got a player who's character is a Brick, and he wants to know the options for taking big things around (like cars, mailboxes, phone poles...typical supers stuff) and using them as improvised thrown weapons. The only real reference that I can find to throwing stuff is the Throwing Mastery feat.

What we were looking for is mechanic:, Does it take a Strength check or power check? What kind of damage does it do? Etc. Is there some reference in the rulebook itself that we're missing? Right now I'm improvising something from BESM d20, but I don't like it and I would rather replace it with a better rule.

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Post by farik » Tue Jul 13, 2004 8:07 am

Actually it's in the combat section under "Improvised weapons"
One man's hobo booze is another man's fiiiine sippin' wine.

Oh, and by the way, I don't use drawbacks in my game, just complications.

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Post by cjh » Tue Jul 13, 2004 8:17 am

farik wrote:Actually it's in the combat section under "Improvised weapons"
I thought that I went through all of that section. Can you provide a page reference?

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Post by farik » Tue Jul 13, 2004 8:32 am

page 112
2nd column
mid page
below weapons & super strength
above Sample weapons
:lol:

there is an additoinal note regarding the fragile nature of an improvised weapon included in the errata. Basically if the damage being done is double the hardness the item breaks.
One man's hobo booze is another man's fiiiine sippin' wine.

Oh, and by the way, I don't use drawbacks in my game, just complications.

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Post by cjh » Tue Jul 13, 2004 8:53 am

Thanks. Its in the Devices section. I didn't think to look there. :D

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Post by BerkaZerka » Tue Jul 13, 2004 12:22 pm

Check out For Those Who Like to Throw Stuff! for a list of things to throw. :D

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Post by cjh » Tue Jul 13, 2004 12:24 pm

BerkaZerka wrote:Check out For Those Who Like to Throw Stuff! for a list of things to throw. :D
I saw that. Its really not what I was looking for...the weights aren't a huge matter for me, or my player. We were just looking for something, on the rare chance he decided to try to throw something with his character's STR 20.

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Post by BerkaZerka » Tue Jul 13, 2004 6:11 pm

No problem - just like to toss the link on anything with the word "Throw" in it.

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