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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-14-14, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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Can you pick a spot say 2 inches before a forest so the shot will hit at the said location then bounce through a forest terrain, that is about 6 inches deep, and hit a model or models on the other side of it with the proper dice rolls. Seems a bit cheesy if you can. Thanks for the help.
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Cannon balls are stopped by monstrous creatures (if they don't kill them), obstacles, and impassible terrain.

So they will bounce through an normal wood.

Which is acutally quite realistic: cannon balls have a lot of kinetic energy, so a higher bounce distance would indicate breaking through branches instead of hitting the trunk.

Of course, you could always house rule a negative modifier to the bounce distance for balls passing through certain types of terrain if that seems better to you.
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