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Hey whats the rules on improvised weapon sorry just curioius my PHB… 
21st-Jan-2007 02:31 am
Xander .....ME!!
Hey whats the rules on improvised weapon sorry just curioius my PHB was ganked thank ya much in advance
21st-Jan-2007 09:14 am (UTC)
Unless I've gone retarded, improvised weapons have a -4 to hit, and do damage based on its size, as determined by the DM.

Soft things do subdual damage, hard things deal lethal damge.

Being hit with a Volkswagon Jetta is an automatic death effect on a failed reflex save...
21st-Jan-2007 03:13 pm (UTC)
I see you still play 3.0
21st-Jan-2007 06:51 pm (UTC)
I looked it up in the 3.5 PHB.

Why, did I get it wrong or something?
21st-Jan-2007 07:19 pm (UTC)
Not technically...it's just that it's called "nonlethal damage" instead of "subdual damage" in the 3.5 books.
21st-Jan-2007 08:25 pm (UTC)
Eh, I've always preferred subdual.
23rd-Jan-2007 12:26 am (UTC)
I thought it was "sub-duel" damage when I was learning (I was a sorceress, and nobody ever thought to explain it to me) and it confused the hell out of me. I prefer nonlethal. But that's why they call them preferences--we can pick our own. ;-)
22nd-Jan-2007 01:44 am (UTC) - that's our elephant
I see you still pick nits
22nd-Jan-2007 03:55 am (UTC) - Re: that's our elephant
Nitpicking, pah. Precision in communication is essential if you want people to know what you're attempting to convey. Otherwise it degenerates into nothing more than a bunch of guesswork.
22nd-Jan-2007 09:00 am (UTC) - Re: that's our elephant
Yeah, but it's not even like he mixed standard and attack actions.
23rd-Jan-2007 12:26 am (UTC) - Re: that's our elephant
Haha! You've read Lois Lowry's The Giver, haven't you?
23rd-Jan-2007 12:33 am (UTC) - Re: that's our elephant
Oddly enough, it doesn't ring any bells.
21st-Jan-2007 03:58 pm (UTC) - Believe it or not...
During a game of Call of Cthulhu (I know, I know, off topic), someone actually asked me, "Mike, what's the damage on a 1929 Packard?"

And sure enough, it got used as a weapon.
21st-Jan-2007 07:21 pm (UTC) - Re: Believe it or not...
I'll see your 1929 Packard and raise you three National Express coaches, two of them cutting off a horse-and-four and the other ramming it up the back.

I miss Torg.
21st-Jan-2007 01:46 pm (UTC)

The SRD is your friend when you lose your PHB :)
21st-Jan-2007 03:13 pm (UTC)
Bah, you beat me to it.

Well done.
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