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#1 BangBangTequila

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 04:02 AM

 The Godwyn pattern Bolter has a magazine of 28. All well and good. On page 28, Sergeant Kell of the Dark Angels shows how silly he can be by stating:

“This is the holy bolter. It is a Godwyn-pattern model with an ammo
counter, sinister/dexter locking mechanism, and a sickle magazine
containing 30 rounds. Each round is a .75 calibre bolt with a
diamantine tip, depleted deuterium core and mass-reactive detonator.
It fires in four-round bursts.”

Huh.



#2 Aceofcase

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 05:09 AM

I've noticed that. But there's weirdness in that statement as well. A 30 round magazine yet 4 round bursts? You'd only get 7 full bursts, and then 2 shots would be left. But with 28 rounds, it's even. However, they made a similar issue with the Errata stats of the Bolter. It goes to a 3 round burst… but keeps the 28. That'd be 9 burst shots, and then 1 round left over. The math bothers me, just a bit. 



#3 AlphariusOmegon7

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 10:26 AM

 Yeah.  

If in doubt use the errata 3 round burst, but with the paragraph's 30 round clip.  



#4 kjakan

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 10:08 AM

Aceofcase said:

I've noticed that. But there's weirdness in that statement as well. A 30 round magazine yet 4 round bursts? You'd only get 7 full bursts, and then 2 shots would be left. But with 28 rounds, it's even. However, they made a similar issue with the Errata stats of the Bolter. It goes to a 3 round burst… but keeps the 28. That'd be 9 burst shots, and then 1 round left over. The math bothers me, just a bit. 

Save the last bolt shell for yourself!

-K



#5 Drhoz

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 03:00 AM

kjakan said:

Aceofcase said:

 

I've noticed that. But there's weirdness in that statement as well. A 30 round magazine yet 4 round bursts? You'd only get 7 full bursts, and then 2 shots would be left. But with 28 rounds, it's even. However, they made a similar issue with the Errata stats of the Bolter. It goes to a 3 round burst… but keeps the 28. That'd be 9 burst shots, and then 1 round left over. The math bothers me, just a bit. 

 

 

Save the last bolt shell for yourself!

 

Or for whoever just asked you to explain how 'depleted deuterium' is any different from plain old hydrogen






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