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 Post subject: Falling walkers?
 Post Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:14 pm 
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We had a unique situation in game. A PC cut some mechanical lines to a cargo lift with a walker on it. It stopped the rise and after a few rounds of threat, it started to shift and fall.
The PC failed an athletics check to get clear and rolled a Despair!
After 10 minutes of searching (we tired to save him) for speeder/ship vs PC collisions, it was rules that he died when the walker pancaked him.
Has anyone had a similar thing happen or had a PC stepped on by a walker? What kind of damage would that do?
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 Post subject: Re: Falling walkers?
 Post Posted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:08 am 
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A similar question came up before with someone getting hit by a speeder (maybe on the other boards) and the concensus seemed to be a critical +50

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 Post subject: Re: Falling walkers?
 Post Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:11 pm 
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It doesn't have to be damage or death, either. He could be pinned under the debris, he could dive clear but get cut off when the walker smashed through to the next floor down, or even get carried down with the debris.

Personally, I would never kill a character on a single despair. It's just usually not an interesting way to develop the story.

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