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Arms Law & Claw Law (Rolemaster 2nd Edition)
Arms Law & Claw Law" is the highly: acclaimed combat system that improves any game and serves as one of the three cornerstones of the Rolemaster system. Now reformatted and reorganized, AL&CL adds flavor, real-ism, and depth to your campaign without sacrificing playability. Feel the thrill of melee, brace against a monster's charge, master the martial arts, let you ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 28th 1990 by Iron Crown Enterprises
(first published 1990)
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This is one of the core Rolemaster books, along with Spell Law and Arms Law. The best part of the Rolemaster combat system is the set of critical hit tables, which provide the GM and players with detailed (sometimes gruesome, sometimes humorous) descriptions of critical hits. The system has some major flaws, however, for instance: there are no aimed or "called" shots, and body part damages/losses may be described in the critical hit tables yet there are no rules for evaluating the long-term effe ...more
Wow, this book was incredibly OCD before the term was even coined. An unbelievable level of detail on every possible type of weapon and combat, with endless hit tables filled with brutal or hilarious comments, especially if you rolled 01 or 66 or 100!
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