Re: Slams and Stuns
I never thought that only heroes could get slammed or stunned, I just wasn't sure if an additional roll beyond the attack roll against the villain was involved or not, and if so, who would roll it.
--- In email@example.com, Steve Kenson <stevekenson@...> wrote:
> On Jun 17, 2010, at 7:55 AM, "Mike Olson" wrote:
> > Re: the slam/stun/kill thing, it goes both ways. It's just that the
> > descriptions don't make that clear. This was a major source of annoyance for
> > me until someone pointed out a more logical way to look at it.
> > When you get a Major or Massive Success against a target with a bashing
> > attack, roll your thing (the attack's damage or level, whichever it is -- I
> > can't remmeber). Treat your result as the difficulty number for the target
> > to overcome with his Strength. Then just look at the table: a failure means
> > he's knocked back, a Moderate Success means he's knocked down, and a
> > Major/Massive Success means he just takes damage. (Of course, he takes
> > damage in any event, assuming it gets through his Invulnerability or
> > whatever.)
> Thanks, Mike, that is very clearly explained, and indeed how it is intended to work!
> Steve Kenson