23 June 2018

Other Big Game Cartridges

Greener 8-Bore:
6d+2 pi++

Minimum damage on the body is 12.  Average is 42.  Maximum damage is 72 (consciousness).

Against the vitals it's minimum 18, average 63 (consciousness) and maximum of 108 (1 death roll!).

Go for the brain!  Minimum is 16.  Average is 76 (consciousness).  Maximum is 136 (1 death rolls.).

.500/450 Magnum Nitro Express:
8d pi+

Minimum damage on the body is 9.  Average is 39.  Maximum damage is 69 (consciousness).

Against the vitals it's minimum 18, average 78 (consciousness) and maximum of 138 (1 death roll!).

Go for the brain!  Minimum is 16.  Average is 96 (consciousness).  Maximum is 176 (2 death rolls!).

.470 Nitro Express:8d+2 pi+

Minimum damage on the body is 12.  Average is 42.  Maximum damage is 72 (consciousness).

Against the vitals it's minimum 24, average 84 (consciousness) and maximum of 144 (1 death roll!).

Go for the brain!  Minimum is 24.  Average is 104 (consciousness).  Maximum is 184 (2 death rolls.).
  
.375 H&H Magnum:
8d+2 pi

Minimum damage on the body is 8.  Average is 28.  Maximum damage is 48.

Against the vitals it's minimum 24, average 84 (consciousness) and maximum of 144 (1 death roll!).

Go for the brain!  Minimum is 24.  Average is 104 (consciousness).  Maximum is 184 (2 death rolls.).

.458 Winchester Magnum:
8d pi+

Minimum damage on the body is 9.  Average is 39.  Maximum damage is 69.

Against the vitals it's minimum 18, average 78 (consciousness) and maximum of 138 (1 death roll!).

Go for the brain!  Minimum is 16.  Average is 96 (consciousness).  Maximum is 176 (2 death rolls!).
  
.577 T-Rex (if anything works, this one should!):
5d+2x2 pi+

Minimum damage on the body is 18.  Average is 55 (consciousness).  Maximum damage is 93 (consciousness).

Against the vitals it's minimum 36, average 110 (1 death roll) and maximum of 186 (2 death rolls!).

Go for the brain!  Minimum is 40.  Average is 140 (1 death roll).  Maximum is 240 (3 death rolls!).
  
.460 Weatherby Magnum:
5d+1x2 pi+

Minimum damage on the body is 15.  Average is 52 (consciousness).  Maximum damage is 90 (consciousness).

Against the vitals it's minimum 30, average 104 (consciousness) and maximum of 180 (2 death rolls!).

Go for the brain!  Minimum is 32.  Average is 132 (1 death roll).  Maximum is 232 (3 death rolls!).

.700 Nitro is the same as .600 Nitro as far as GURPS is concerned.
.585 Nyati is the same as .577 T-Rex.

2 comments:

  1. I put three rounds through my friends .460 Weatherby a few years back. One standing and two from the bench. I think that it may have been less painful to be on the receiving rather than the giving end.........

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    1. I heard a joke about this once.

      Why are all these guns double rifles?

      Who'd want to shoot something like that three times?

      Now I know!

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