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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:32 pm 
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Sorry is there rules for using a crowbar to open a door or chest?
Also what is the rule for more than one person to lift a gate or force a door open?
Thanks, I have the rule book but my flight to GenCon is coming fast ;)

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:44 pm 
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There are no specific rules for such things. Generally, if there's no pressure, they can simply do it, no need to roll. After all, anyone can force a door or lid, given tools and/or time.

You can fall back on systems you know, such as d20 rules or B/X rules or whatever you like. Or you can invent rules, e.g., the character with the Outlaw occupation is better at that stuff than the Forester. The Outlaw gets an 80% chance vs. the Forester's 30%.

Helping is similar, use what you already know, or make something up. "Since you're helping, you'll add +1 (or Your Attribute Mod) to Sven's roll..." etc.

The game is meant to be hacked to a greater or lesser degree.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:01 pm 
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If it were me, I'd maybe give the PC a bump on the Dice Chain for having the proper tools. Let them make the subsequent STR check with a d23.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:47 pm 
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Just change the DC of the lock/door/portal/whatever. If it was a DC 10 Strength check without a crowbar, make it a DC 5 Strength with a crowbar check instead.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:14 pm 
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Usually use d20 rules on something like this.. but if you're just playing casually don't even bother :lol:


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