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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #45 on: November 25, 2016, 07:42:08 AM »
How does this work with magic attacks?

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #46 on: November 25, 2016, 07:45:38 AM »
How does this work with magic attacks?

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #47 on: November 25, 2016, 08:38:59 AM »
How does this work with magic attacks?

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Well, would a magical attack be classed as a ranged, close combat or what? And if so, since I obviously wouldn't do dex + firearms or whatever for magic, what would I roll?

This entire system confuses the hell out of me, so yeah.

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #48 on: November 25, 2016, 08:55:28 AM »
How does this work with magic attacks?

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Well, would a magical attack be classed as a ranged, close combat or what? And if so, since I obviously wouldn't do dex + firearms or whatever for magic, what would I roll?

This entire system confuses the hell out of me, so yeah.

when you're about to use magic, it'll become clear what you're supposed to roll, the book will cover it and it will become obvious which ones are ranged and which are not.

when it comes to magical attacks the bigger questions become what type of attacks they are, whether they can be dodged or countered through wits and occult rolls and so on, im sure ull get it figured out when u actually need to use them

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #49 on: November 25, 2016, 09:07:03 AM »
How does this work with magic attacks?

Elaborate

Well, would a magical attack be classed as a ranged, close combat or what? And if so, since I obviously wouldn't do dex + firearms or whatever for magic, what would I roll?

This entire system confuses the hell out of me, so yeah.

when you're about to use magic, it'll become clear what you're supposed to roll, the book will cover it and it will become obvious which ones are ranged and which are not.

when it comes to magical attacks the bigger questions become what type of attacks they are, whether they can be dodged or countered through wits and occult rolls and so on, im sure ull get it figured out when u actually need to use them

Let's say you're using life 3 to effect someone's patterns, would you roll aręte and something else?

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #50 on: November 25, 2016, 09:57:03 AM »
How does this work with magic attacks?

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Well, would a magical attack be classed as a ranged, close combat or what? And if so, since I obviously wouldn't do dex + firearms or whatever for magic, what would I roll?

This entire system confuses the hell out of me, so yeah.

when you're about to use magic, it'll become clear what you're supposed to roll, the book will cover it and it will become obvious which ones are ranged and which are not.

when it comes to magical attacks the bigger questions become what type of attacks they are, whether they can be dodged or countered through wits and occult rolls and so on, im sure ull get it figured out when u actually need to use them

Let's say you're using life 3 to effect someone's patterns, would you roll aręte and something else?

i dont know that much about mage rolls, so dont tale my word for granted, it will probably be life and matter, you must remember that your victims can countermagic that though.

affecting patterns seems like a power that the book would explain the usage of anyway

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #51 on: November 25, 2016, 10:10:38 AM »
http://vwh-rp.com/index.php?topic=13439.0


This is guide taken directly from the book, it's How Do you DO That? That book pretty much covers everything you need to know about magick usage.

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #52 on: November 25, 2016, 11:31:00 AM »
blood sorcery is best

you just have to spend bloodpoints and roll willpower

it can't get easier than that !!

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #53 on: November 26, 2016, 01:57:42 AM »
How does this work with magic attacks?

Elaborate

Well, would a magical attack be classed as a ranged, close combat or what? And if so, since I obviously wouldn't do dex + firearms or whatever for magic, what would I roll?

This entire system confuses the hell out of me, so yeah.

when you're about to use magic, it'll become clear what you're supposed to roll, the book will cover it and it will become obvious which ones are ranged and which are not.

when it comes to magical attacks the bigger questions become what type of attacks they are, whether they can be dodged or countered through wits and occult rolls and so on, im sure ull get it figured out when u actually need to use them

Let's say you're using life 3 to effect someone's patterns, would you roll aręte and something else?

Look all magik spells are rolled by Arete
Your arete determines how strong you can do the magik it self according to M:20 , Any Arete roll can be detected by other mages or supernatural creatures that have Awarness , Your difficulty is determined by two things , Difficulty in the book - the Modifiers you've got but if you're using any sphere you have to ask yourself a question , Is it relfex? If yes then does it take an arete roll or is it an automatic feat?
If not reflexiv ask the same other question does it take an arete roll or is it automatic?
If it's not automatic feat then you have to roll your Arete which is your power in making or doing a magik spell
Before doing a spell check how do you do that book and check the requirements of spheres if you have the right spheres you can do the spell and sometimes the spell might need fuel ( Quinstennces) as you might spend an amount of quinstennces every turn to keep the spell active and maybe sometimes you can spend more Quinstennces to make the spell stronger than normal , Check prime spheres stuff it'll explain more than the blah blah i'm saying i'm just saying a quick guide so that you understand the whole idea , as it's detailed in the M:20 Book and most of the spells are put in the How do you do that book , if it's not there then  yes check bogdan's guide for Mages as it's official if it's not anywhere you can ask in the onyx path saying what that skill nature is and what it does as effects and they will say the right spheres for it.
But to go back to our original topic , All magik feats/spells are rolled by arete only.
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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #54 on: November 26, 2016, 11:21:37 AM »
Flank or Rear Attacks
By attacking an opponent’s flank, an attacker reduces his difficulty by -1; by attacking from the rear, he reduces it by -2.
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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #55 on: November 26, 2016, 11:26:03 AM »
for vtm its dice and if i remember right for wta its difficulty

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #56 on: November 26, 2016, 11:38:49 AM »
in /help > rolling says it's dice
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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #57 on: November 26, 2016, 11:48:02 AM »
Flank or Rear Attacks
By attacking an opponent’s flank, an attacker reduces his difficulty by -1; by attacking from the rear, he reduces it by -2.
Is it still actual?

You're a vampire, follow your book. Your book states that you get extra dice not lower difficulty.

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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #58 on: November 26, 2016, 11:49:37 AM »
Flank or Rear Attacks
By attacking an opponent’s flank, an attacker reduces his difficulty by -1; by attacking from the rear, he reduces it by -2.
Is it still actual?

You're a vampire, follow your book. Your book states that you get extra dice not lower difficulty.
That's quite discrimination. Werewolfes got lower difficulty and vampires getting +1 or 2 dices.
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Re: Classic World of Darkness (CWoD) Combat System
« Reply #59 on: November 26, 2016, 11:51:26 AM »
Flank or Rear Attacks
By attacking an opponent’s flank, an attacker reduces his difficulty by -1; by attacking from the rear, he reduces it by -2.
Is it still actual?

You're a vampire, follow your book. Your book states that you get extra dice not lower difficulty.
That's quite discrimination. Werewolfes got lower difficulty and vampires getting +1 or 2 dices.

That is not the only thing that books contradict at, I can point you out a hundred more things.