[PnP] Shield Hits

Scott Adams longshotgm at comcast.net
Wed May 1 04:59:18 CEST 2013

Yes and no. Parry is a way to offset this.  Technically there  is 
little rules on paries.  But a simple sword can parry a good 
weapon.  So if parry no need ot have a shield.

This is also why you have a offensive and defensive form of the EL applied.

At 10:49 PM 4/30/2013, Julian Draven wrote:
>Shields are so critical in melee combat to avoid damage from shield 
>hits, that it seems patently stupid to ever choose a two-handed 
>weapon or dual weapons.
>Were rules ever written to make the non-shield combatant more in line?
>Take, Conan, for example.  Clearly not a shield user, but in P&P he 
>would have a serious survival handicap.
>I look forward to your input.
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