Ok, this is just silly. I put my VB [75x14] (+10) in the blacksmith and wielded my tiny little Cutlass [14x3] (+5). Wouldn't you know it. I regenerated a few more BA so I thought I'd quickly fight them.
Wouldn't you know that I beat all the people I normally beat? It took a few more rounds (like 10 instead of 5) for a few of them but still... It make me wonder if it's worth while putting money into my VB instead of saving up for some other equipment.
This is on my ET character Skucum
Does anyone else just not bother smithing their weapon until they get much higher up the score ladder?