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Hello there! I stumbled across some doubts regarding critical damage. Starting from page 203, the rule book explains how impaling, slashing and crushing damage works when special successes are rolled: Impaling - double the weapon's damage and possibly impale with all the consequences (not always making the attacker happy). Slashing - double the weapon's damage and possibly make the target unconscious for 1d6 rounds. Crushing - add the maximum rollable bonus damage to the normal damage. When looking for the Critical success, I only find it for Impaling weapons (
I've always favored the Pendragon way of figuring damage; based upon characteristics, perhaps modified by weapon (depending upon the weapon). I also favor the ability to model things like "grazing" damage, enough for the character to feel, but not enough to seriously damage or inhibit a location; normally represented in my mind by 1pt. of damage. This is pretty hard in BRP games (of which I count Pendragon) with multiple dice figuring into damage calculations and modifiers to the damage of most weapons (ex. 1d8+1), or without something in the way to block a portion of the damage. In this vein,