Tom Stasiak wrote:
'Ranged' is just a keyword that does not imply any rules by itself. No keywords do.
Unless there is no mention of targeting distant characters and if the ability may be used when engaged, there is no problem targeting adjacent characters with it.
Rulebook page 14 -Position- wrote:
Characters may be either distant or adjacent to each other.
Doompocalypse rulebook page 4 -Cover- wrote:
1. When damaged by a character from a distance, the damage is reduced by 1.
2. When the hero party is dealt party damage, the damage is reduced by one for each hero currently in cover.