Re: limitting oponent skill and gambling 0 AP

From: Hibbs, Philip <philip.hibbs_at_...>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 10:25:57 -0000

>For example, against the mighty Great Troll I described earlier, if I
>try to Befuddle him, and he can answer with his pole-axe, then
>chances are I'd have been better off not doing anything. In RQ my
>Befuddle casting was 'safe', or at least 'safer', in HW it isn't.

But surely the great troll resisting your befuddle with his axe is going to get a huge penalty for inappropriate skill use, if indeed it can use it at all. It should resist with it's "determined" or "obstinate" ability, really.

Great Troll: Close Combat vs Nimble
Player: Befuddle vs Obstinate

Or do you always use the same ability to act as to react?

Philip Hibbs Opinions expressed may not even be my own, let alone those of any organisations, nations, species, or schools of thought to which I may be affiliated.

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