Love em or hate em, you cannot escape charts in Rolemaster. This feature, more than any other, distinguishes it from other surviving game systems. I cannot have a conversation about modifying or even understanding the game system without talking about charts and their impact.… Read the rest
I posted my first entry to this website a few weeks ago and implied that I was going to write more, at least about spell lists. That has not happened.
Instead, amidst the slowly expanding but disorganized mess that I did write, I found a few other things I wanted to talk about which I believe provide necessary context.… Read the rest
I used to have a GM that would start the first game session with dishing out about 5 pages of questions about your character. The format was sort of question followed by about 10 lines of space then next question and so on.… Read the rest
This week we have a two goodies for you. The May edition of the fanzine, issue 13 or Year 2 issue 1 depending on how you want to think of it. We also have our latest 50in50, The Red Stone Circle.… Read the rest
This is not about what you think it is going to be about.
The experience rules in RMU and in HARP offer experience for minor and major personal goals (HARP) or Minor, Moderate and Major personal events (RMU).
So as a GM how do you know when your players’ characters has achieved a personal goal or event?… Read the rest
Sorry for the delayed Sunday post, I was away competing all weekend and just too tired to write anything last night.
So this week’s 50 in 50 is Knight Fall, an encounter with a knight fallen on hard times.
I have so much to write about that I don’t know what to tackle first. There is lots of fun stuff I want to cover including some ideas I have stolen on character creation or should that be personality creation. I also now have the Dark Space book, this harks back to a discussion from last year on Rolemaster/Cthulhu.… Read the rest
This week’s 50in50 is one with a printable battlemap or should I say battlemaps (plural). I think these add a great deal to the download as maps and floor plans are so easy to recycle that any GM should be able to make use of them.… Read the rest