[PnP] Atlatl - Spear Thrower
abnaric at hotmail.com
Sun Dec 19 15:43:52 CET 2004
Works for me. Would set value of the darts used at -1WSB by themselves and
WSB 0 when thrown with the atlatl. Creatures such as Bush Warriors would use
these. Also would be common for plains barbarians who are not horsemen.
(Ro'babza comes to mind)
>From: "Alex Koponen" <akoponen at mosquitonet.com>
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>Subject: [PnP] Atlatl - Spear Thrower
>Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 18:29:29 -0900
> As mentioned in the errata, thrown spears have a range of 6" (javelins
>have a range of 8"). Until replaced by bow and arrow many peoples used
>these to throw slim, flexible spear-like darts. Some still use spear
> Typically 1/3rd the length of the darts, the atlatl (thrower) was good
>for accurate casts at around 100 feet. Different sources list extreme
>ranges of up to 100 to 200 yards.
>Atlatl: Wt. 0.5 Lb. 1SC, allows darts to be thrown with a base range of 10"
>and allows for extreme range.
>Darts: 9.5 foot length, 3SC, otherwise as javelin.
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