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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Re: Basic Fantasy RPG Core Rules 3rd Edition

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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