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Message no. 1
From: Paul@******** (Paul Jonathan Adam)
Subject: NERPS: The Arms Bazaar
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 1995 12:06:39 GMT
Gurth writes:
> Paul Jonathan Adam said on 4 Nov 95...
> > The Arms Bazaar - 2 of 3
> > A-01
> > Chambered for 9mm x 19 Parabellum.

> I feel you could best remove the references to real-world calibers
> entirely, and simply class them as "Heavy pistol," "SMG,"
"Assault rifle,"
> or whatever -- IOW assume ammo is interchangable, like SR does for its
> 2050s weapons.

Perhaps. I personally like the aggravation factor... "Here you are, plenty
of APDS."
"But this is 5.56mm! How do I use this?"
"I dunno, buy an M-16 or something. It's APDS! You want it or not?"

But that's just me. The whole set of rules were intended a la carte:
pick and choose what you want, I won't be offended :) Once you're out of
pistols, there are only three or four calibres to worry about anyway, so
either assumption could be considered valid.

"When you have shot and killed a man, you have defined your attitude towards
him. You have offered a definite answer to a definite problem. For better
or for worse, you have acted decisively.
In fact, the next move is up to him." <R.A. Lafferty>

Paul J. Adam paul@********
Message no. 2
From: "Gurth" <gurth@******.nl>
Subject: Re: NERPS: The Arms Bazaar
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 1995 11:53:34 +0100
Paul Jonathan Adam said on11 Nov 95...

> But that's just me. The whole set of rules were intended a la carte:
> pick and choose what you want, I won't be offended :)

It's your article, I'm not going to cut things out or put others in
(except correct spelling errors, punctuation, etc.) so if you say "keep
the calibers in," I'll keep the calibers in.

Gurth@******.nl -
Too much time on my hands
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