RPG Forums

Go Back   RPG Forums > Role Playing Game Section > Twilight 2000 Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-23-2018, 09:31 AM
thesignaller thesignaller is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Manchester, UK
Posts: 6
Default Version 2.0 Armour protection

Trying to get my head round weapon penetration against body armour.

I understand it's damage - (penetration x armour value) gives a final damage dice number.

However as far as I can see against (for example) Kevlar it always come out as 1D6 damage regardless of penetration.

Example, Kevlar is 1 all shots close range
M16 penetration 1, damage 2, 1x1=1 so 1D6
AKM penetration 2, damage 3, 2x1=2 so 1D6


There only seems to be sniper rifles and LMG that have a chance of 2D6 damage
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-23-2018, 11:37 PM
Legbreaker's Avatar
Legbreaker Legbreaker is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Tasmania, Australia
Posts: 4,321
Default

That sounds about right on a general level. Larger rounds such as 7.62N with Dam 4 will do more damage after penetrating.
Note that every die the armour absorbs still results in 1 point of blunt trauma damage. This is in addition to the dice that penetrate. So a 5.56mm from say an M16 will do 1d6+1 to somebody wearing kevlar. A 7.62N (Dam 4, Pen 2-3-Nil) will do 2d6+2 at the closer range bands, 1d6+3 at Long, and 4 points only at Extreme.
__________________
If it moves, shoot it, if not push it, if it still doesn't move, use explosives.

Nothing happens in isolation - it's called "the butterfly effect"

Mors ante pudorem
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-24-2018, 10:56 AM
Adm.Lee Adm.Lee is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 1,212
Default

You've got it.

5.56N's seem to be mostly 3 dice, not 2, so their after-armor damage should be 2d6+1. I'm looking at the "Infantry Weapons..." book, FWIW.
__________________
My Twilight claim to fame: I ran "Allegheny Uprising" at Allegheny College, spring of 1988.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.