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~ Brash Aggressive, overpowering attacks, aided by brute force. This method is used to develop other specialized combat abilities related to you blade, mount or yourself.
~ Calculated These actions are based solely on a single swaggering related to a specific technique. The result is usually good, but may force the player to other Methods.
~ Magical Employing a host of offensive and defensive abilities to fit the setting. This method is the starting point for the character developing magical swaggering techniques.
~ Recitation Use to call forth magical incantations, similar to Calculated Method, but based on the twenty magical swaggering techniques.
~ Escape (Defensive) for times when the player character just needs to flee, even at the expense of all those he would call companions. Method is also forced upon players when a character suffers ill luck and broken morale.
~ Irregular Delaying, typically unarmed action, designed mostly to evade in the action. Not typically a method selected by choice.

Example of Calculated Hilt Punch (L):
15 or better: Defeat a full D8 opponents or one Large+ adversary.
14: Defeat a full D8 opponents or one Large+ adversary. But, also lose swaggering.
13: Defeat half a D8 opponents or one Large+ adversary.
12: Defeat half a D8 opponents or one Large+ adversary. But, also lose swaggering.
11: Defeat one opponent, but not a Large+ adversary.
10: Defeat one opponent, but not a Large+ adversary. But, also lose swaggering.
9: Change Method next round to Brash.
8: Change method next round to any other Calculated swaggering action or Brash.
7: Select Irregular next round.
5 - 6: No Effect
3 - 4: Knocked Out
2 or less: Suffer vicious
Note: same result is generated by Mount Pure (L) or Blade Biting (L) swaggering. Player may even attempt the roll w/ Longboat Seasoned Crew (L). The


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