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Stairs and line of sight rules

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Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby Jalapenotrellis » Friday October 25th, 2019 9:13pm

How do you guys determine what line of sight is when a stairway is involved? I think you could not see if you're too many squares back from the top of the stairs.
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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby wallydubbs » Friday October 25th, 2019 10:22pm

Yes, for me, stairs, such as in the Spiral Passage, would block line of sight, until they get to the bottom stair they shouldn't be able to see further down the passage. I think it's the only use the stairs actually have.
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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby Jalapenotrellis » Saturday October 26th, 2019 12:05am

That makes sense I guess if they are in a tunnel.
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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby The Admiral » Saturday October 26th, 2019 7:37am

I have never used any los restrictions with stairs. They only represent the last or first 5 steps, so I just assume anyone on them can see and be seen. Anyone further up or down is not yet in sight and are not yet on the board.


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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby Jalapenotrellis » Saturday October 26th, 2019 2:08pm

That makes sense for the Game System, Admiral, but I meant the stairs in KK where they are in a corridor with monsters beyond. I assume the purpose other than "looks cool like tables in the room do" is some inherent line of sight disruption.
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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby The Admiral » Saturday October 26th, 2019 2:58pm

Jalapenotrellis wrote:That makes sense for the Game System, Admiral, but I meant the stairs in KK where they are in a corridor with monsters beyond. I assume the purpose other than "looks cool like tables in the room do" is some inherent line of sight disruption.


Ah, I get it now, the long narrow corridor stairs. Again I play no Los restrictions, as I assumed the corridor was sloping up or down in the same direction as the stairs. You could make los rules but you would have to establish what is up or down and at what point down the stairs a target dissapears from sight, and how far back from the top a target can't be seen from the bottom. too much effort for me!
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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby Jalapenotrellis » Saturday October 26th, 2019 3:00pm

The spiral passage, for example. I noticed the stairs weren't used as much as you'd think for them to make them a special tile.
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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby The Admiral » Saturday October 26th, 2019 3:10pm

Jalapenotrellis wrote:The spiral passage, for example. I noticed the stairs weren't used as much as you'd think for them to make them a special tile.

Yes I got it when I started to look through the quest book. See my amended post above.


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Re: Stairs and line of sight rules

Postby Jalapenotrellis » Monday October 28th, 2019 4:31am

We ended up playing it with line of sight two squares ahead since the stairways look like there are platforms in between successive flights of stairs.
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