Sawed Off shotgun in close combat

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Sawed Off shotgun in close combat

#1 Postby Heroglyph » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:22 pm

would it be possible to fire a sawed off shotgun in close combat? Or is it only pistols that can do so?

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Re: Sawed Off shotgun in close combat

#2 Postby Clint » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:20 am

Heroglyph wrote:would it be possible to fire a sawed off shotgun in close combat? Or is it only pistols that can do so?


"No ranged weapon larger than a pistol" can be used in close combat. That doesn't limit it to just pistols, only weapons no bigger than them.

Up to the GM to make that call, but the sawed-off shotgun weighs 2 lbs. less than the largest pistol in the core book, so I say it falls in the category of weapons usable in close combat.

Of course that also puts the user adjacent to their target using a weapon that hits an adjacent character on a 1 or 2 on the Shooting die if they miss. :twisted:
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