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The Dead Are Coming - Inventory

2 - Inventory

Your survivor can carry a number or normal sized items equal to 5 + STR. If they lose their backpack or similar items, they can carry a number of items equal to their STR only. Some larger items, such as two-handed weapons and bulky armour count as 2 items.

2.1 - Retrieving Items

You organize your inventory putting the most accessible items in the first positions on the character sheet. To retrieve an item on an encounter, spend your action and roll 2d6. If you roll equal to or higher than the item position, you retrieve it. Otherwise you will also need your next action to get it.

2.2 Durability

Most items have Durability of 3. When an item loses a point of Durability, mark a “*” next to it on your character sheet. When the item has 3 “*” next to it, it is depleted or destroyed. “*” can be cleared from items if they are repaired, recharged or refilled.

  • Items usually lose 1 point of Durability whenever the Referee deems they have been used enough.

  • When using an item and making an Attribute Save, if you roll a “20”, the item loses 1 Durability point.

  • Remember that Resources also deplete as you use them.

2.3 - Encumbrance

If your survivor is carrying more items than their Inventory capability (see 2), they are Encumbered. While Encumbered, your survivor cannot run, and makes all Saves with Disadvantage.

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