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By Aldith; Griffin, Eric; Masters, Phil; Kingstone, Sian Beltane

At the hours of darkness impressive age, a sorcerer's domestic actually is his fortress. From the storm-blasted halls of amazing Doissetep to the craggy reaches of Portus Cruis, from the wagons of the Lickspittle avid gamers to the ornate majesty of the White Tower of Langudoc, the woke up solid their spells, assemble their minions and safe their power.

Castles and Covenants is a packed advisor to strongholds, the magi who dwell there, and the ins-and-outs of chateau lifestyles in the dead of night tremendous global of Mage: The Sorcerers campaign. This publication is a must have for beginning chronicles, now not just because it permits avid gamers to layout a fortress-home for his or her characters, yet since it is the basis for each battlement and maintain that mages will ever stand atop or face within the fury of conflict.

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If you are pinned, you can’t take any maneuver that requires physical movement! Otherwise, you can do the following: Attack or All-Out Attack You can take either maneuver, with certain limitations. You cannot use any limb that has been grappled – or bite, if your neck or head was grappled. You’re limited to unarmed attacks (striking or grappling) or attacks using weapons with reach C. You can stab with a dagger, but not swing a sword! If you have Judo or Wrestling skill, you may try to apply a hold that can incapacitate without crushing the throat or torso.

For ranges that fall between two values on the table, use the larger penalty. For very distant targets, the table also provides the equivalent range in miles. Example: Infinity Patrol agent Jenny Atkins is shooting on the firing range. The target is 17 yards (50’) away. This rounds up to 20 yards, for -6 to hit. A fast-moving target is also harder to hit. Consult the same column of the table, but use speed in yards per second (2 mph = 1 yard/second) instead of range in yards to find the penalty.

379) for the effects of striking an armored target barehanded . . Grabbing You can grab something a foe is holding, like a weapon. To do so, you must have an empty hand (but some weapons, such as whips, can also grab). Make an attack using DX or a grappling skill, with the usual penalty 370 to hit the hand (-4). Your opponent defends normally. If you hit, you’ve grabbed hold of your foe’s weapon. On subsequent turns, you may try to wrest it from him. Each attempt is a full-turn maneuver. Roll a Regular Contest of ST.

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