Archery question

Scott Adams longshot at DARKTECH.ORG
Thu Apr 19 04:37:13 CEST 2001

At 08:31 PM 4/18/01 +0200, you wrote:
>I thought the "bow system" worked this way...
>OCV of attacker minus DCV of defender is Base Line on combat table.
>Rating of the "bow" determines base range. Base range determines Actual
>range class (point blank, short, medium, long, extreme). Some "bows" don't
>have extreme range, so it is out of the question. At whatever range is
>determined you get a RANGE MODIFIER to your chance to hit. Essentially you
>get a -16 from your attack roll for point blank with a longbow (I think...
>no book in front of me). -8 or so for short, 0 for medium and + x for long
>and extreme. Please remember this is added to your ROLL... ie, point blank
>you are 16% more likely to really REALLY hurt someone. It is essentially
>like a bonus to your EL (which can only be used offensively of course).

I think you mis read it (Or I did).  The factors above are the BL for the
rolls itself not the modifiers.  See paul's message he summed it up the way
I interpet it..

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