Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Sun May 24, 2020 11:35 pm

sk88 wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:21 pm
New to Basic Fantasy and new to the forums. Spent the weekend reading the material and I am really liking it so far! I was making a couple tools to help me run a game and I noticed a few, very nitpicky, errors / typos in the field guide (specter vs spectre, feet vs foot, etc.). Is that something you guys want posted here?
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Mon May 25, 2020 3:03 pm

Yes, this is the place. Thanks!
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:50 am

The Imp (Infernal) can assume the form of a raven or a massive spider, but there's no stats for those. Should they be added here or in the latest Field Guide?
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:20 pm

For the raven, it could be based off of the giant eagle in the Core Rules. If we wanted an actual giant raven, it should go into the latest in-progress Field Guide (ie Field Guide 3).

For the giant spider, it should be left up to the GM for which kind of spider. There's at least 8 that I see in the super-awesome handy Monster Index that some kinda-ok guy made. ;)
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:48 pm

Well, my understanding is that a plain raven would be a 1-2 hp creature.
A simple giant spider would be a 1HD creature and a massive spider would probably be a 1/2 HD creature at most. I'd let the imp keep his hp at any rate.

It's useful to have small animals stats when you have druids around.
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:18 pm

Seems like you've already got the basic stats in mind, so can just go with that. ;) No need for an explicit monster entry(ies) it sounds like...
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:25 pm

Also, is the Iron Snapper a reskin of another monster? I'm trying to find an image but want to use the BFRPG stats from the Field Guide.
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:19 pm

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Also, is the Iron Snapper a reskin of another monster? I'm trying to find an image but want to use the BFRPG stats from the Field Guide.
Iron Snapper was an image by Shonuff first, then statt'd later. Not sure if it pulled from anything.
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Re: Basic Fantasy Field Guide Volume 1

Post Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:42 am

SmootRK wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:19 pm
teaman wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:25 pm
Also, is the Iron Snapper a reskin of another monster? I'm trying to find an image but want to use the BFRPG stats from the Field Guide.
Iron Snapper was an image by Shonuff first, then statt'd later. Not sure if it pulled from anything.
Thanks so much, that helps.
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