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From: "Gurth" <gurth@******.nl>
Subject: Shooting through people (was Re: Smart Guns)
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 1996 11:59:25 +0100
The Digital Mage said on 11:55/ 1 Oct 96...

> > We used to assign an arbitrary 3 to 5 barrier rating to an unarmored
> > civilian, mainly for use in hostage situations where you want to take
> > someone down when he's hiding behind an innocent. (Counter terrorists
> > currently use that as one of their tactical options)
> Wasn't there an official rule somewhere which said that a person has a
> barrier rating equal to their Body for just such instances. But then maybe
> that was a house rule I can never remember :(

My guess is that that's one of your house rules. I can't recall any
shoot-through rules for SR except those for barriers. Using the Body for a
person seems like a good solution, but I think you should also add twice
their Armor rating to it (once for the front and once for the back armor).
Then use the shooting through barriers rules.

(BTW, Damion, where are you? We still have this unfinished barriers thing
to, erm, finish.)

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