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    A maneuver involving both horizontal movement and rotation about a horizontal axis. Many characters roll in a unique fashion, and certain vehicles are even capable of rolling

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    Roll last edited by PlamzDooM on 04/08/22 08:07PM View full history


    Rolls are mostly used as a means of evasion (e.g. dodging an enemy's attack) or a breakfall after falling from height to reduce the impact on hitting the ground and keep movement going.

    Occasionally, rolls can be used for moving swiftly at a low height for getting under an obstacle, or to get from one spot to another while staying out of sight as much as possible (this is used quite a lot in the Splinter Cell series).

    Uses in Real Life

    A common real life activity that rolls are used in is parkour, as practitioners often face large drops, and rolls keep the forward movement going fluidly.


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