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Incline OSR Games - Official thread

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

  1. Corvinus Arcane

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    I wouldn't know, but I've played Delving Deeper and I liked that a lot myself. Possibly the closest 1974 clone there is, as far as I know. The old rules exist in quite a few versions though, and much is left open to interpretation. Hypertext document of said rules.
     
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    What are some examples of "modern" mechanics found in BFRPG?

    Yeah, after sifting through applications for my current game -- 5e, at the moment, so I can get the feel of DMing in general -- I definitely want to go for the older rules and simpler classes for my next game.
     
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  3. Melan Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Ascending AC, formula-based attack rolls instead of attack matrices, etc. BFRPG does not try to replicate the exact mechanics of old-school gaming, but the play experience.
     
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  4. Tommy Gun Arcane

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    This vid gives a quick rundown of a few systems.

     
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    thetrove. If you like it and can buy it, don't be a dick and buy it.
     
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  7. Sacibengala Savant

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    No lotfp love, no respect.
     
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    Got around to watching it last night, and it was exactly what I needed: clear and concise descriptions of each system.
     
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  9. pakoito Arcane Patron

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    For me it's missing a description of the systems they're based on. I don't know the difference between OD&D, AD&D, B/X, the other one with 5 books, the Red Box, and any other I'm missing.
     
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    LotFP got cancelled, so can't have that on teevee.
     
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  11. Bara Erudite

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    The OSE finalized pdfs are rolling out in waves. Just got mine today.

    With it comes the new OSE zine which was sooner than I thought it would be. Mage class seems fun.
     
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  12. Sacibengala Savant

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    And both tomes has the same amount of pages. 255 each.
     
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  13. Catacombs Cipher Patron

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    I ordered OSE over the weekend and have yet to get it shipped. I wonder if its because they're rolling out new material?
     
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  14. pakoito Arcane Patron

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    The booklet is going to be perfect to be formatted and printed in folded A4s, one per PC.
     
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  15. Sacibengala Savant

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    Yeah, that's what Im thinking as well.
     
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  16. Bara Erudite

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    The projects been dead since Dec 2019 with refunds going out but thought it was weird enough to share none the less.

    We might have had a becmi based ttrpg for ADOM.

    Least thats what I'm assuming seeing in its draft images a chacter going to level 36.
     
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  17. Bara Erudite

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    So any suggestions of materials to buy to expand my OSR library while this black Friday sale is active around different places?
     
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    What are you interested in? Settings, rulesets, adventures (and if the latter, what level/style)? How recent?
     
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  19. Bara Erudite

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    Always down for more settings or stuff to help flesh it out. Recently got your Nocturnal Table and it's been great to flesh out the city next to the mega-dungeon I'm running.

    Rulesets only if they are their own thing from D&D. I've got the original reprints books and retro clones to cover those.

    If there a good rule set for mecha thats more battletech style than gundam I'd definitly go for that.

    As for adventures I'd be looking for more Mega-dungeoms ones. Preferable something thats easy to re-skin into sci-fi if such a mega-dungeon dosen't exist.

    I want to run something one day where the players are essentially trapped in a space hulk and have to find a way to escape.
     
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    RPG escape room. That would be fun.
     
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  21. Bara Erudite

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    We'll the new OSE books are in printing adventures and last of the adventures are still being penned second set of pdfs are gonig out next week if you haven't gotten yours already.

    Real intresting bit is the talk about the Dolmenwood setting

    For those who've read the Wormskin Zines & the adventures written in Dolmenwood how is the setting?
     
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  22. nikolokolus Arcane

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    I've been running a game set in Dolmenwood for 2+ years and it's excellent. Very much an acid-fantasy/fairytale kind of vibe (Think Lewis Carroll mixed with Brothers Grimm and a dollop of Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell). That said, the zines have a lot of stuff scattered across them and and can be kind of tough to navigate and you'll need to be comfortable using it as a skeleton to hang your own ideas off of, instead of relying on it being a fully fleshed out setting in its own right. If nothing else it can be a great source of inspiration to steal ideas from.
     
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  23. Melan Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Navigability is an issue, but the zines are consistently great. They are my favourite old-school product of the last few years. The setting proper is very nicely realised, and there is a lot of stuff that can be used piecemeal. One of our long-running campaigns had a halfling character who knew mushrooms, and I got a lot of mileage out of a random shroom table in the first issue.
     
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  24. Bara Erudite

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    We havent talked about Lamentations of The Flame Princess for a while now.

    Some good news back in October on their website. Apparently their doing better financial after their sale.

    Also dmsguild just added a Print on Demand version for the Dark Sun box set.

    Maybe we'll finally get a pod for Planescape campaign setting one of these days.
     
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  25. pakoito Arcane Patron

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    This looks pretty good, even if just for the art itself.
     
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