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by Vancian Copyist 1
Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Abstract Range
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: Abstract Range

Longman wrote:He says he likes "cinematic" rules

Depends on the director!
by Vancian Copyist 1
Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Abstract Range
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Re: Abstract Range

Longman wrote:
I've been playing Cook's Numenera recently. What do you think of the system?
I've not played it, but I love the setting. Endless possibilities.
The Cypher System book is great as well. A really nice rules-light GURPS-style RPG.
I also like the writing style.
by Vancian Copyist 1
Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Abstract Range
Replies: 7
Views: 1500

Abstract Range

Hi, I'm about to start a new campaign with players who've never had the misfortune (or inclination, I'm guessing) of playing D&D/ Any Other RPG before, and was thinking I might experiment with abstracting distances to simply Short (5-30', [+1]), Medium (30-100' [no adjustment]) and Long (100'+ [-1])...
by Vancian Copyist 1
Tue Aug 09, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Welcome to the Basic Fantasy RPG Forums!
Replies: 547
Views: 97227

Re: Welcome to the Basic Fantasy RPG Forums!

Thanks for the warm welcome. As time went on, and games (D&D essentially) got more complicated toward the mid-to-late '90s, I found it less and less entertaining to run sessions. I have no interest in learning endless rules across multiple books all of which simply add or subtract a small number fro...
by Vancian Copyist 1
Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Welcome to the Basic Fantasy RPG Forums!
Replies: 547
Views: 97227

Re: Welcome to the Basic Fantasy RPG Forums!

Hello, I just read Chris Gonnerman's RPG Primer, wherein this forum is suggested as somewhere people will be 'happy to see [me]'. So here I am. I'm currently running a 1-on-1 campaign using Basic Fantasy (and other things). I've been messing about with RPGs since the late '80s, and love the mix of t...