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Can you split both actions in the turn when using Quickness

In Deadlands, Quickness says you gain an extra action instead of an extra turn. Can you split both actions granted by Quickness? Normally you can do more than one action if you apply a -2 to each ...
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What does “modern day equivalent” mean for income in Savage Worlds?

I'm running a Deadlands Reloaded game and had a disagreement on the rules, all hinging on a line in the description for Rich: ...Rich heroes start with three times the normal starting funds for the ...
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What exactly is a 'Damage roll' for Grim Servant O' Death/No Mercy edges?

Let's say your gun does 2d6 damage. If you have any Grim Servant edges, would that mean you would be shooting at a 2d6+1, or is it a 1d6+1 and 1d6+1? Both Grim Serv' and No Mercy use the term '...
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Can the Marksman edge be used while duel wielding pistols?

The marksman edge says The hero excels at taking controlled, measured shots. If he does not move in a turn, he may fire as if he took the Aim maneuver. Marksman may never be used with a Rate of ...
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Do gadgets/fetishes expire at the end of the session they are created?

In Savage Worlds and Deadlands Reloaded, do gadgets and fetishes (made with the Gadgeteer and Fetish Creator Edges) remain between sessions if they have PP remaining? Meaning if I make an item each ...
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How can I make a useful tank/melee character?

Objective: Able to survive a boss encounter. Able to survive trash fight. Able to Shake (No focus on one-shotting enemies, the purpose is to tank) What I have tried (useful attributes and stats): ...
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Does being “considered armed” from the Deadlands version of Martial Arts Edge grant a +d4 too?

I am thinking about playing a melee fighter in a Deadlands game. I noticed the Martial arts edge in the core is slightly different than the Deadlands version. Core reads: This character is highly ...
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Two fisted and Wing Chun martial artist, Is the 3rd attack free?

If a Two-Fisted Martial Artist has Wing Chun he gets his base attacks plus an additional attack. Does then third attack from Win Chun have any penalties? Wing Chun: Wing Chun Requirements: ...
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What are the ways I can help my ally recover from Shaken?

I did some math and realized that breaking out of Shaken when wounded is pretty hard. Since being Shaken essentially puts a character out of action possibly for several turns and there always aren't ...
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Does Wing Chun make Chi Mastery worth it?

My GM is allowing my martial arts based melee in Hell on Earth access to Chi Mastery, seeing as I obtained a Chi-based coup recently. Chi Mastery gives two powers with unlinked skills. To get two ...
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How is Deadlands: Reloaded fanning supposed to work?

Deadlands: Reloaded rules say Fanning the Hammer works like Automatic Fire from Savage Worlds: Assuming his six-gun is fully loaded, he may fire up to 6 shots in a single action as if taking the ...
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Does a shaman need to know the spell to use it with Fetish Creator?

I'd like to verify my understanding of the Shaman's Fetish Creator edge. When a fetish is created, can it be created out of any spell available to the player's shaman, or any spell that can be cast ...
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What are the recommended character ranks for The Flood plot points?

What rank should characters have reached when playing the individual plot points in Deadlands Reloaded's campaign "The Flood"? In particular, what rank is the final encounter designed for?
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Should one play Deadlands:Reloaded with SWD or previous editions?

While researching shooting roles, it looks like there are a lot of minor changes in Savage Worlds Deluxe around shooting, like double shotgun rules, fanning/rapid attack etc. Should these be ...
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Do all Deadlands Reloaded Gatling weapons support Auto Fire?

In Savage Worlds Deluxe + Deadlands Reloaded there are RoF2 and RoF3 Gatling weapons. Are both considered Auto and the full "Automatic Fire" rules from the Situational Combat rules apply (including ...
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Do 1's (fumbles) for gatling guns count before or after the wild die?

In Savage Worlds Deluxe / Deadlands reloaded, when rolling an attack with a gatling gun, do you check for the bad things that happen on one/many natural 1s before or after you exchange a shooting die ...
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Is it possible to aim or do called shots when fanning?

In Savage Worlds Deluxe / Deadlands Reloaded, can a gunslinger fanning his pistol aim a round (-2) first, and/or can he try to hit vitals/heads (called shot) during fanning?
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Does a Blessed character need to be in at least the rank of a power to be able to cast it?

In the Savage Worlds Deadlands Reloaded setting, does a Blessed character (the modified version of Arcane Background Miracles that is casting without needing powerpoints) need to be at least of the ...
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What is the difference between Deadlands Classic and Savage Worlds + Deadlands Reloaded?

I was going to run a Deadlands Classic game, which I've never done before but the system intrigued me. However, I also picked up a pdf of Savage Worlds, and reading through it, it sounds a lot like ...
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Limitations of the Telekinesis power

One of my PCs has the Telekinesis Power, and I'm trying to get my head around its limitations. The Power is clear in indicating it's limits regarding size and weight, but I'm particularly interested ...
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What size is a maze runner?

One of my players has taken the Captain Edge, which gives them a maze runner of their very own. However, it doesn't give any information in the books as to how big it is. How big is a maze runner, ...
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Representing the Shinto faith mechanically as a Blessed character in Deadlands Reloaded

One of my players has asked to play a Blessed character in my new Deadlands Reloaded campaign, following the Shinto faith. As written, Blessed characters have to follow the beliefs of their religion ...
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As a GM, when to force a harrowed player for control of his body?

In Deadlands:Reloaded, it's possible for characters to become Harrowed. In short, this means the character has died and been re-animated by an evil spirit. It's up to the GM to decide when this ...
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As a GM, how does one deal with all of the players playing nearly identical characters?

I'm running a Deadlands campaign with players who come entirely from D&D and have never played Savage Worlds before. All five people in the group have made nearly identical characters (gunslingers)...