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Re: [pcgen] Rule Look up please - Pathfinder

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  • Andrew
    Yeah, I went with the Inappropriately Sized rules till they choose to clarify it further. But that does help. Something we ll have to keep an eye on. For the
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 11, 2013
      Yeah, I went with the Inappropriately Sized rules till they choose to clarify it further. But that
      does help.

      Something we'll have to keep an eye on. For the future.

      On 2/11/2013 7:32 AM, Ainvar G wrote:
      > The consensus in the bit of research I did on this is that a FAQ is warranted - they seem to agree that the intent was to allow use of larger weapons, but as written, it does not do so.
      >
      > The specific example of whether they can use an oversized Greatsword is answered in the negative as written, in the affirmative as intended.
      >
      > Quote from Jason Nelson: "The intent WAS to break the size limits, but I forgot to address the
      > existing rule on oversized weapons and so the RAW ends up with an
      > ability that is not very useful. Mark it as a FAQ question and perhaps
      > at some point SKR, SRM, or JB will issue an official errata clarifying
      > the issue from a RAW perspective."
      >
      > http://paizo.com/threads/rzs2n3tb?Titan-Mauler-what-can-and-cant-it-wield#7
      >
      > Not sure that provides an guidance regarding how to code that up, though.
      >
      > AinvarG
      >
      >
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: Andrew <drew0500@...>
      > To: pcgen@yahoogroups.com
      > Cc: Doug Limmer <adventure@...>
      > Sent: Monday, February 11, 2013 7:32 AM
      > Subject: Re: [pcgen] Rule Look up please - Pathfinder
      >
      >
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > I need the rules for 'Massive Weapons' it is the next ability in the chain, that's the text quoted.
      > But good to know on the Grip One.
      >
      > On 2/11/2013 4:29 AM, Doug Limmer wrote:
      >> Link: http://paizo.com/paizo/faq/v5748nruor1g1#v5748eaic9okv
      >>
      >>
      >> Titan Mauler: Does the Jotungrip class feature (page 30) allow the
      >> Titan Mauler to use oversized weapons?
      >>
      >> No. Jotungrip allows the titan mauler to use two-handed melee weapons in
      >> one hand, but only if the weapon is appropriately sized for the
      >> character. The massive weapon class feature allows her to use oversized
      >> weapons with decreased penalty, but does not allow her to use two-handed
      >> weapons of that size in one hand.
      >>
      >> *Update* Page 30, in the titan mauler archetype, in the Jotungrip class
      >> feature, in the first sentence, insert the word "melee" between
      >> "two-handed" and "weapon."
      >>
      >> ---Stephen Radney-MacFarland, 10/13/11
      >>
      >>
      >> DS/DL
      >>
      >> On 2/11/2013 2:44 AM, Andrew wrote:
      >>> Hi,
      >>>
      >>> At 3rd level, a titan mauler becomes skilled in the use of massive
      >>> weapons looted from her titanic
      >>> foes. The attack roll penalty for using weapons too large for her size
      >>> is reduced by 1, and this
      >>> reduction increases by 1 for every three levels beyond 3rd (to a
      >>> minimum of 0). This ability
      >>> replaces trap sense.
      >>>
      >>> I need someone to verify if the intent is to allow use of a Two-Handed
      >>> Greatsword of LARGE size.
      >>> Based upon the rules as I understand them, you may wield a Light Large
      >>> Weapon as a One-Handed with a
      >>> -2 Penalty, or a Light Huge Weapon as a Two-Handed with a -4 Penalty.
      >>> This though is how 3.5 does
      >>> Weapon Sizing, and how Pathfinder is currently set up to work.
      >>>
      >>> The bug report mentioned TwoHanded Large Greatsword, so I've got that
      >>> in place, but after re-reading
      >>> the ability, I want to have a verification of the ability by a Paizo
      >>> Pathfinder savvy user - i.e.
      >>> cite the rule or get an answer from their forum. Thanks!
      >>>
      >>> Cheers,
      >>>
      >>> --
      >>> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      >>> Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      >>> Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
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      >>> Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"
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      Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
      Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"


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