Unanswered Questions

174 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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What are the differences between the two Ghostbusters RPG systems?

I'm trying to ascertain exact differences between these two editions (the '86 edition subtitled A Frightfully Cheerful Roleplaying Game and the '89 edition subtitled International), mostly to see if I ...
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Building the template for a half-elf nymph in PCGen

A friend of mine wants to build a half-elf half-nymph using a homebrewed LA 3 half-nymph template, so I need to produce a half-nymph template for LA 3 in PCGen for that character. This means I need to ...
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Recommended minimum age to play Puppy Day?

I read the rules for Puppy Day a while back, but I've started thinking about introducing it to some of my nieces and nephews who are between 5 and 7. The rules (which you can download for free here ) ...
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What is this RPGA world/campaign design contest winner (ca. 2006?) I remember?

More than a decade ago, my best friend had an online subscription to various D&D materials. When he was back home visiting, he let me spend a few hours exploring this treasure trove. From what I ...
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How to balance enemies in BESM 4e?

I'm only somewhat experienced in DMing, and decided to run a game of Big Eyes Small Mouth 4th edition. I've started world building around the other characters, and during creation I found that one of ...
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Non-Master Technocrat Minion Creation?

So, one of the main "aesthetic points" of the Technocratic Union is their wide use of minions that they create through superscience, ranging from the relatively expendable Men in Black clones to the ...
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How does the bite attack from the 'fangs' talent work, with other abilities, actions and features?

The species hybrid—lupine has the special talent fangs that says: Once per round, the agent may declare he is making a bite attack against his opponent as a free action. This attack inflicts 1d4 ...
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How to Reconcile Pax Arcanum and Permission of New Second Awakenings?

Archmasters possess superhuman capabilities of both foresight and scheming, have immense supernatural powers, and are always on the lookout for aspirants. The Pax Arcanum forbids interfering with ...
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In Sengoku, what is the starting level of wealth?

I came across this question answering this question about the revised edition. Per R.A.W.: Characters are assumed to be "lower middle class" within their caste; the character has enough to ...
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What is the correct way to calculate Position in Dark Souls?

In the Dark Souls tabletop RPG, 5e’s Hit Points are replaced with “Position”, a more flexible resource. I found the rules for determining the Base Position of a character to be slightly confusing. For ...
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How do I handle occupational skill points for fighting and firearms skills with unspecified specializations?

I'm noting an idiosyncrasy in some of the skills afforded by occupations, specifically the Firearms and Fighting skills. For example - Sometimes, it will say "Fighting (Brawl)". Other times ...
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Can ‘Intellect’ software for a starship do the same tasks as ‘Intellect’ software for a regular computer?

The Core rulebook lists two computer programmes named ‘Intellect’: One listed under Equipment (the computers section, p.106 of my Core Rulebook); bandwidth 1-3, TL 12-14 with notes about how ‘...
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Do the rules for Creatures creation for the Star Trek RPG by Decipher really make them weak?

The rules given in the books, whether in the Narrator's Guide or the Creatures supplement, are a mess. But, as far as I can tell, creatures created with the rules from the Narrator's Guide look ...
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Where are the unmarked maps for Scales of War?

I'm a DM about to start a campaign of Scales of War with my group. I have all of the stuff ready, except for the maps. I purchased a DDI Subscription through Digital River, but when I downloaded the ...
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Can I find traditional roleplaying in Fastaval?

Fastaval is famous for one-shot scenarios, many of which are freeform/jeepform/structured freeform in style. That is, at least, true of the scenarios that have been translated to English or Finnish ...

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