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Incline OSR Games - Official thread

Discussion in 'The Gazebo' started by catfood, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. Curratum Cipher

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    Unified dice mechanics is just good design.
     
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  2. TheDiceMustRoll Game Analist

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    :abyssgazer:
     
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  3. Bara Savant

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    You're systems pretty darn cool and if he can't find another type of fantasy he enjoys in it I'd say the issues are definitely more on him after that dice throwing nonsense. If talking to him to reign that shit back in and if he something upsets him about the game but can't talk about without throwing a fit I'd just give him the boot. You're other players will most likely thank you for it.

    If it helps I'm starting to see a few more pieces of new art in the updates to the pre-release pdfs. Such as a new piece of art on the drow page and a two-piece full color spread of epic crab battle. I do enjoy the fact the druegar is squinting his eyes to try to see in sunlight.
     
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  4. Alex betthurt

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    Did anyone notice that grognardia is finally updating again?
     
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  5. Sacibengala Savant

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    Yep. Good for him. But the artcles are good as it were before?
     
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  6. Stormcrowfleet Arcane

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    Color me interested
     
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  7. TheDiceMustRoll Game Analist

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    well dm me so i dont forget
     
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  8. Bara Savant

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  9. nyjsu Educated

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    Haven't played SWN but read the pdf and stole the skill system for my own games. I really like Crawford's writing and no-nonsense approach as there's just the right amount of flavor with most of the focus being on the ruleset. Also the GM sandbox tools seem great. Definitely backing Worlds without number.
     
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  10. AdamReith Savant Patron

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    So is there a remote play scene for any of this stuff.

    I was very excited when I found out that OSR is a thing but couldn't find anybody playing anything but 5th in Dublin. (If 5th is truly for homos that checks out.)
     
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  11. Sacibengala Savant

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    You can check out the discord channels available for OSR, but be aware. If you think that the 5e crowd is pretty liberal for your tastes, fasten your seatbelt, because you are coming for a ride. There are some facebook groups you could checkout as well.
     
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  12. pakoito Arcane

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    I plan to move there in a couple of years and I'm open to grognarding with some anglos, if you can wait.
     
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  13. Bara Savant

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    I’ve had great luck with people looking to play with the OSE rules to avoid the nonsense on roll20.

    But yeah I recommend looking on Facebook groups as others recommend. Or any place where you can check a persons post history and see where they dabble.
     
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  14. TheDiceMustRoll Game Analist

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    I wouldn't mind running a game or two of my system. Gotta get some playtesters going. dm me with times
     
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  15. infidel StarInfidel Developer

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    Make him roll for every ability on changing hosts. On good rolls, you retain it, on bad rolls you have it at half or something. On fumbles, he outright loses it. Plus make him roll for successful host transition. On failure the transition was bad - he's too weak and stuck with that host for a while until he can attempt another host change. If he dies in a weakened state, it's a final death for him. This will add some problems and danger to the transition period while retaining some semblance of balance.

    Another possibility is splitting up parasite knowledge and host knowledge. At the risk of plugging my computer roguelike, the parasite retains all skills on changing hosts (since it's its knowledge), but host stats are used for all appropriate rolls instead (since its host body). But that probably would not work for your system, you don't seem to use the stats layer as far as I can see.

    To sum it up, parasites are cool, and any sane players can be accommodated with some custom rule additions :)
     
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  16. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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  17. Morblot Aberrant Member Patron

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    SWN is B/X D&D's and Traveller's love child.
     
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  18. Bara Savant

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    So some time tomorrow the pledge manager for OSE advance fantasy should be up again and all renaming emails inviting people into it should be sent out.

    So don't forget to add your address and shipping and end up like those poor folks who missed out on their rewards like every kickstarter.

    Also Morblot I gota say thank you again for talking to me about OSE and OSR in general. I've been able to find so many more games with it rather than just advertising/looking for B/X games.
     
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  19. Sacibengala Savant

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    For me the shipping for extra stuff are pretty high. That was a bug or something?

    *Compared with the shipping for the rewards of the kickstarter I already backed.
     
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  20. Bara Savant

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    I think it was a bug they did say in update 20

    So either they set the wrong options or something else I guess we'll know for sure tomorrow
     
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  21. Deadman Arcane Patron

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    How do I start tabletop role playing?
     
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  22. Zed Duke of Banville Zo Kath Ra Patron

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    It generally helps to find an RPG group, or failing that create your own, first. :M
     
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  23. pakoito Arcane

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    Right? I added $20 to get both new adventures and it bumped my shipping costs to $30.
     
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  24. Morblot Aberrant Member Patron

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    For me the add-ons (the adventures + the monsters and treasure books) bumped the shipping from $27.50 to a whopping $44.50 :eek: That seems a bit excessive since they're supposed to be sent from Europe.
     
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  25. Melan Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    That can happen if the package gets bumped from one weight category to another. For instance, my global mailing rates for up to 500 g are about $7, but at 501-2000 g, it suddenly jumps to $25 (and from 2001 g, it would be a really unpleasant $66!). Splitting the order can help keept the costs down, but not for weightier items.

    Nobody is happy about this, but postal prices have increased significantly in the last decade or so, particularly for international shipping.
     
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