Re: stretches and credibility checks - anyone else having difficulty?

From: Hal Bowman <hal_bowman1_at_...>
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:20:03 -0800 (PST)

Jeff. I get the point of HQ being literary - the rule book even says that trying for simulation won't work.  I'm just telling you my players will make it hard on me. Now I'm finished moaning.

Player 1: "How far away is the guard?"
Hal: "Um...what do you want to know for?" Player: (with confused look) "I want to know if he is in range of my bow." Hal: (Consults Pass-Fail chart, because he has no idea about bows) "It is pretty far, probably a Hard shot" Player 1 : "OK."
Player 2: "I want to throw my knife at him. How hard would that be?" Hal: "Um...too far, it doesn't pass the credibilty test?" (Starts digging around for another rule book, because he doesn't like where this is going.) Player 2: "How about my spear, instead?" Hal: "Um...       

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