Re: Overrated Empire

From: Donald R. Oddy <>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 00:43:37 GMT

>From: Michael Hitchens <>
>> From: (Donald R. Oddy)
>> Given that a starting player character is 5w, I would expect most
>> weaponthanes to be between 5w-10w.
>Why? The rules say otherwise. You seem to be making the assumption that
>all thanes are heroes, and I think that's a very big stretch. And not
>what the rules say.

No, a starting character isn't a hero - he's a potential hero. A hero is a minimum of 1w2, often 1w3 or higher so many but not all clan chieftains are heros. 1w is competant so the starting character is unusually good for his experience.

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