Re: Ouch, the system does hurt

From: Roderick and Ellen Robertson <rjremr_at_...>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2000 13:33:56 -0700

> Grievous Wound: An especially debilitating wound or injury that
> immediately affects a character. If the narrator feels that a
> particular battle is of great narrative importance, each time a
> combatant loses more than 15 action points in a single exchange he
> receives a grievous wound, which affects the character as if he had
> become hurt in a separate contest.
> When did this one sneak in? I thought that damage was only taken when
> an opponent was reduced to -10 AP or the winner of an exchange trades
> their victim's 7 AP loss for a Hurt, and that other systems were
> extra-canonical (i think that means not in the rules).

It snuck in very early in the process, but wasn't on the website rules. It's in the main Rules chapter, page 151, and is an *option* for narrators that like bloody fights.


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