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Making Mine Scenery Part XIV

It's been a while since I've really gotten stuck into doing some work on my mines. Over the last couple of weeks our beloved pitbull, Ian Mackaynine, has had 3 surgeries. He had a growth removed from his leg, but then he tore out one of his sutures running around the house. For surgery number two they tried a less invasive way of sealing it back up with these weird piercings and a web of sutures that needed to be tighten daily at the vet's office. His leg was just too muscular for any of that nonsense and that surgery completely failed to hold his skin together. Yesterday, they did a whole bunch of cutting and stitching to loosen up his skin and get it all back together. His hind leg was described by one friend as "Frankenbutt" and that pretty much nails what it looks like right now. He's a tough little guy so he's doing okay but I've had to be the dog nanny to keep him on the mend. Honestly, I'd be devastated if I couldn't be there for him s…

Dual Wielding, Stumbling, and All Manner of Fumbles

In a constant effort to improve game play in Broken Contract I've looked at notes from playtesting and decided to make some changes that I think will make for a more enjoyable gaming experience. This is the first batch of suggested changes to the current Beta rules with their design explanations. A couple of other changes and some bits of errata will follow soon.

All of these need to be further tested in game play to see if they produce the desired results so please try them in your games at home and report back with your experiences. Thanks to @Robh and his gaming group for all of their feedback.

Dual Wielding

Certain weapons will now be marked as Dual Wielding, such as the Knife and Rock Hammer, While carrying two Dual Wielding weapons In Hand a Character can Strike with each for a single action. Each Strike should be rolled separately, in the order the Character wishes to Strike in case of a Fumble. So if Ari Gaylen is equipped with a Rock Hammer and Knife, for a single Strike s…