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Feat-Spear basic?
« on: February 07, 2012, 07:17:35 AM »
When you take the feat spear basic you get the (stance) Monkey's grip -you may wield a single 2-handed melee weapon with one hand
Does that take away the normal -4 you would take for doing this without this feat I'm assuming yes ,just curious what others thoughts are on it ?

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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012, 09:20:05 AM »
Yes, the point of the stance is to eliminate the penalty.
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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2012, 11:09:36 PM »
Yes, that's what the feat does. But, it also does it for *all* two handed weapons, not just spears.

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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2012, 11:23:10 PM »
Note that it only works in that stance, and you begin combat inthe Normal stance.
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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2012, 10:57:39 AM »
Yeah knew all the stance stuff and about it working for all two handers just wanted to make sure I got the basic part of it right,thanks for all the info very helpful.

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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2012, 12:53:39 AM »
I believe it's been mentioned that you can walk around in a stance, if you want to (and if the stance allows movement). I think the main drawback is that people could probably tell you were looking for trouble.

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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2012, 05:26:50 PM »
I believe it's been mentioned that you can walk around in a stance, if you want to (and if the stance allows movement). I think the main drawback is that people could probably tell you were looking for trouble.

I also allow players to start in a stance if combat doesn't begin suddenly.  For example - if there's a bit of a stand off and talks break down, the players who realise a scuffle is coming can draw weapons and enter their stance pre-combat.  Sorta like the fantasy equilivent of pointing a firearm at one another while shouting to stand down and surrender.  Same with player initiated ambushes - they can start the ambush in stance (that may be an actual rule though, can't recall).

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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2012, 03:37:55 PM »
I don't mind PCs walking around in a stance, as long as they've got the appropriate weapon out and ready--which may not be socially appropriate.  :)
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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2012, 04:28:21 PM »
I thought it said that you can do the 5' move, but anything more would break the stance.
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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2012, 04:36:15 PM »
That varies from stance to stance. Some limit you to a 5' step per round, and I vaguely recall there's at least one that doesn't let you move at all. But there are others with no movement limitation (Sword Basics, off the top of my head).
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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2012, 04:05:45 PM »
Yep it completely depends on the stance some you can move , others it tells you how much you can or can't move .

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Re: Feat-Spear basic?
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2012, 05:11:13 PM »
Of course, you'll look like a video game character more often than not if you're just in stance all the time.
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