The Black Hack: alternative combat rules

THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN, 1974

Player-facing rolls are not my thing. The Black Hack 1e very much is my thing because it’s so immensely customizable. I could, of course, go the Landshut route and simply handle combat with opposing rolls.

Or I walk this way: Taking a piece of rules from my very own Fabulous Heart of Mekron:

This method keeps the strict roll-under approach of TBH, but lets players and referee roll against each other (which I like).

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