Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:25 pm

Ack. "Masterwork" is one of my pet peeves.

At this late date, I'm not going to make any more textual changes. It's little more than a minor sticking point... and if I set out to make the game perfect, it will never be in print.

In fact, your comment is the first I've heard of this as an issue. Nobody has ever asked me that question.

.................

Still, I appreciate the input. Perhaps if there's ever a 4th Edition I'll say something about it.

Incidentally, R95 is uploading now. Fixed the double dagger on the Vampire.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:41 pm

I like that BF does not even mention Masterwork weapons (and armor and other objects) otherwise it could lead to true confusion.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:38 pm

I had the time to try to check numbers and found quibbles (haven't had the time to do more in depth research)...

Based on Basic-Fantasy-RPG-Rules-r93-lite

Assassin Vine HD 6 (no asterisk)555 XP 500 + 55
Djinni* HD 7+1* 800 XP 735 xp (670 + 65)
Elephant HD 9 (+8)* 1,075 xp 1,150 (1,075 + 75)
Ghost HD 10 (+9) 5,500 xp 1,300 (1,300 + (90 * 0)) = no asterisk)
Hyena HD 2+1 320 xp <- wrong! 75
Also: Movement rate 60" s/b 60' per wolf
Hyenodon Movement rate 40" = 40'
Rat, Giant - needs asterisk after HD or else xp = 10
Rot Grub - needs 2 asterisks after 1 hp or else xp = 10
Sprite - needs asterisk after 1d4 Hit Points or else xp = 10
Whale, Sperm HD 36* (+16) 18,000 XP 17,850 = 17250 + 600
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:01 pm

Crap. Should have looked the statblocks over closer for the monsters I imported from the Field Guide. The Sperm Whale and Rat are my fault, though.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:50 pm

I figured. Certainly there would be no need to mention masterwork. The point is simply to say that 'dagger +1' means magic weapon, and not something else. Regards.
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Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:57 pm

jdn2006 wrote:Assassin Vine HD 6 (no asterisk)555 XP 500 + 55
A FIeld Guide monster. Apparently calculating XP is harder than I thought. :D
jdn2006 wrote:Djinni* HD 7+1* 800 XP 735 xp (670 + 65)
This must be my fault. Wrong number of stars.
jdn2006 wrote:Elephant HD 9 (+8)* 1,075 xp 1,150 (1,075 + 75)
Shouldn't have a star at all. Fixed.
jdn2006 wrote:Ghost HD 10 (+9) 5,500 xp 1,300 (1,300 + (90 * 0)) = no asterisk)
Another FG monster, and dang, where did that number come from??? No star on the HD, but there should be one... yet it has an asterisk after its AC instead of the proper double dagger. Fixing all of that... should be 1,390 XP.
jdn2006 wrote:Hyena HD 2+1 320 xp <- wrong! 75
Fixed.
jdn2006 wrote:Also: Movement rate 60" s/b 60' per wolf
Hyenodon Movement rate 40" = 40'
Odd. It's two ' characters, not one " character, in both cases. Fixed.
jdn2006 wrote:Rat, Giant - needs asterisk after HD or else xp = 10
This one is mine.
jdn2006 wrote:Rot Grub - needs 2 asterisks after 1 hp or else xp = 10
Fixed.
jdn2006 wrote:Sprite - needs asterisk after 1d4 Hit Points or else xp = 10
Fixed. I should have standardized the notation for half hit dice... would look better. Not changing it now.
jdn2006 wrote:Whale, Sperm HD 36* (+16) 18,000 XP 17,850 = 17250 + 600
Fixed. Dunno what I was thinking.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:08 pm

Oh, and R96 is uploading now.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:36 pm

Considering that no monster can have more than two asterisks I made this table with the XP total for each HD from 1 to 19 with no * up to two **, it might help to do the maths a little easier. I also put the XP increase per extra HD
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Wed Nov 26, 2014 11:03 pm

Is it really in print? Congrats!
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Thu Nov 27, 2014 1:29 am

Yes, sir, and thank you!
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