Travelling speeds?

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Travelling speeds?

Postby Nessa Hyde on April 16th, 2013, 8:00 pm

I've been wondering this rather peculiar question for a while, but how fast would you guess a PC would travel on foot
Answers preferably in miles per day? (24 hours)
Also, scale factors for different terrains would be useful
As well as scale factors for seasons, method of transport, and different horse purposes?
For instance, in Snow, the speed may be halved?
Or maybe on a horse with the purpose of riding, the speed might be doubled?
Or by boat? Could the speed be multiplied by 2.5, or 3?

Slightly obscure question, I know...
Has anyone else wondered this?
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Travelling speeds?

Postby Gossamer on April 16th, 2013, 8:03 pm

There is no set answer to that question.

What sort of horse? Are you walking? What type of terrain? What's the season? What sort of boat? You are asking a generic question that really has no answer. A man walking through deep sand in the desert is going to walk at a different speed than a man walking through the thick woods in heavy snow.

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