Now to be honest I have played with weapon speed factors with a shifting initiative engagement system (I'll post that later) but they never quite clicked for me.
Over the years as I learned more about swordplay I also found the rules really didn't make sense or fit the D&D combat system very well so I dropped them.
I haven't missed them since.
My favourite role-playing games - Apropos of nothing, here is a list of my favourite role-playing games... *Mythras* (formerly *RuneQuest 6 *and Mongoose's *RuneQuest II*...
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