Legendary Dudes of Awesome
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Bq. As long as a character is armed with a melee weapon, he may apply the lowest of his Dexterity, wits or Weaponry as Defense against Firearms attacks, even when those attacks are made at longer than point-blank range. Against Firearms attacks made at point-blank range, the character may apply the higher of his Weaponry dots or his normal Defense Trait as Defense against the attack. Rationale: In modern action movies and games, the protagonist (or villain) who carries an archaic weapon is usually able to hold his own against, if not outright dominate, the gun-toting lackeys of his enemies.