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Vorteil. Hand

Gegenstand. Waffe. Feuerwaffe.

Cost: 3.
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Nur für das Deck von Roland Banks.

Anwendungen (4 Munition).

Gib 1 Munition aus: Kampf. Du bekommst für diesen Angriff +1 (stattdessen +3 , falls sich 1 oder mehr Hinweise auf deinem Ort befinden). Dieser Angriff fügt +1 Schaden zu.

Tiziano Baracchi
Grundspiel #6.
Rolands 38er Spezial
FAQs (taken from the official FAQ or FFG's responses to the official rules question form)
  • "Clues on your location" refers to undiscovered clues only.

  • You can only have 1 copy of your investigator's signature card in your deck. These cards have no level, which is different from having level 0, and the deckbuilding rules only allow you to add cards of level 0-5 to your main deck. (Note: Signature cards in the Core Set were accidentally misprinted using the same template as level 0 cards. Starting with The Dunwich Legacy deluxe, signature cards will be printed as cards with no level (e.g. Zoey's Cross).
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I find it hard to believe that no one has written a review of this, but here we are. It's probably best compared to the .45 Automatic, since that's where the game design was when they came out. Same ammo, bonus, and damage, but the .38 is 1 resource cheaper and has a chance at +2. If I am reading the FAQ right, the critical language is "on your location," so clues on enemies, cards attached to the location, the investigator, etc do not count for the boost. Anyway, it's a nice gun, especially in resource-starved Roland. However, nice guns are pretty common, and this one pairs with one of the nastier signature weaknesses, so is it worth it?

The "book" signatures are less good and less bad , so they are probably the choice for the risk averse. People who are willing to gamble with Roland's shaky Sanity might be satisfied with the "box" signatures or go for both sets.

The .38 special combos with clue-dropping cards like Quick Study and Maleson — Zinjanthropus · 93
Sure, but it's probably better to not drop a clue than to drop one specifically for a combat bonus; it's kind of action-intensive. When it happens naturally (Maleson deals with a ad treachery, and Roland needs to shoot something anyway), though, definitely. — LivefromBenefitSt · 161