Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:47 am

This is probably going to come off as a bit nit-picky, but I’d like to offer the following as a potential edit to Page 11 in the core book.

Under Weapons, the silver long/short bow arrow, silver light/heavy quarrel, and silver dagger are all asterisked with the following notation :

“Silver tip or blade, for use against lycanthropes”.

Would it be better for it to read something along the lines of : “Silver tip or blade, for use against lycanthropes and other creatures specifically vulnerable to silver weapons” ?
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:01 am

I don't think it's all that important in this case; the blurb gives newbies an idea of why they're in there, and specific monster descriptions expand on it. I might make a change to this text if I ever start another revision cycle... don't hold your breath.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:51 am

Continuing on my translation efforts noticed something.

at Creating a Dungeon Adventure -> Draw The Dungeon Map

"When creating a dungeon for personal use, there is certainly no good reason not to use pencil and paper."

Maybe it's just an idiomatic detail but "not to use" sounds wrong to me and I feel it should "to not use" instead.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:39 am

In American English, either construction is equally valid. I chose the one I liked.
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Post Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:06 pm

I think that is an hyperbaton, altough it can feel or sound wrong, its a valid expression.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:59 pm

Or just "When creating a dungeon for personal use, it's recommended to use pencil and paper." or something similar.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:19 am

Is there any particular reason why "Wind Conditions (Page 38)" doesn't use a d8 instead?
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:44 am

NewbieSalmon wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:19 am
Is there any particular reason why "Wind Conditions (Page 38)" doesn't use a d8 instead?
Have you looked at the numbers? 1d8 gives equal odds to each type of wind condition, but that's not what I wanted... the most extreme types should be less common.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:02 pm

Solomoriah wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:44 am
NewbieSalmon wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:19 am
Is there any particular reason why "Wind Conditions (Page 38)" doesn't use a d8 instead?
....1d8 gives equal odds to each type of wind condition...
Ah. I didn't think of that for some reason. Makes sense. I think the sudden massive dice step from d12 to d100 caught me off guard.
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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

Post Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:56 pm

First post here so I think I should say a huge thank you to Chris and all the contributors. Excellent work.

I've had a look around the forum and at some of the European language translations but can't see any reference to a Metric units conversion. Is this something that has been discussed and firmly decided against having in some form?

If not, I would be happy to have a go at putting together my own conversion rules of thumb and converted tables.
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