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Dino

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About Dino

  • Rank
    Name level clerk
  • Birthday 10/26/1970

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Eureka CA
  • Interests
    Gaming, Free Software, Rock Music, Fiction, Atheism.
  • Biography
    I am the artist formerly know as Deejmeister...
  • Occupation
    Eligibility Worker II
  1. Nobody's mentioned it yet: Tunnels and Trolls. Simple character generation that takes minutes, quick combats, you can do anything the GM agrees to with a Saving Roll. Also, best solo-play game ever.
  2. Rules for groundfighting are found on Pg127 6E2. PS: Groundfighting can eliminate the penalties. You could also take and Environmental Movement for it.
  3. Here's an MMA writeup I did using custom martial arts maneuvers: Cost Mixed Martial Arts 4 1) Choke Hold: 1/2 Phase, -2 OCV, +0 DCV, Grab One Limb; 2d6 NND 5 2) Defensive Block: 1/2 Phase, +1 OCV, +3 DCV, Block, Abort 3 3) Double Leg Takedown: 1/2 Phase, +2 OCV, -1 DCV, 3d6 Strike, Target Falls 5 4) Escaping Throw: 1/2 Phase, +0 OCV, +0 DCV, 25 STR , to Escape, Target Falls 3 5) Grappling: 1/2 Phase, -1 OCV, -1 DCV, Grab Two Limbs, 20 STR for holding on 5 6) Ground N' Pound: 1/2 Phase, +0 OCV, -2 DCV, 6d6, Strike, Must Follow Takedown 5 7) Low Kick/Knee Strike: 1/2 Phase, +1 OCV, -2 DCV, 6d6 Strike 4 ? Punch/Elbow Strike: 1/2 Phase, +2 OCV, +0 DCV, 4d6 Strike 4 9) Reversal: var Phase, -1 OCV, -2 DCV, 25 STR to Escape; Grab Two Limbs 5 10) Roundhouse/Spin Kick: 1/2 Phase, -2 OCV, +1 DCV, 6d6 Strike 3 11) Sacrifice Throw: 1/2 Phase, +2 OCV, +1 DCV, 2d6 Strike; You Fall, Target Falls 4 12) The Sprawl: 1/2 Phase, +0 OCV, +0 DCV, 25 STR , to resist Throws, Block, Abort MMA.hdp
  4. Pretty sure the map was done by Keith Curtis. http://www.kacurtis.com/index.html
  5. Chaosium's Basic Role Playing is pretty damn easy to learn. Especially the percentage based skill system. The quick-start rules are free: *** clicky ***
  6. It's still possible to use the expanded, purchase by category version of the Systems Operation skill when using a 5th edition template. Is there a way to enable this in 6th edition? I'd like to run a hard sci-fi game in 6th edition and use the category version of System Ops (and Electronics). How hard would it be to mod a 6th edition template for this? Would I be better off building it as a custom skill?
  7. So, I'm running a Star Trek game on Hero. The PCs are crew members of an Ambassador Class ship (think Enterprise C) in 2380 (post Star Trek: Nemesis). I am assuming that the ship has civilians on board like the Odyssey class ships we saw in Next Gen, both dependents of Starfleet personnel and civilian contractors. My question is: what do the civilians on board a starfleet vessel do to pass the time and feel productive? The only examples I can remember from Next Gen are Wesley Crusher, a teenage genius who became an acting crew member and later a starfleet cadet; Keiko O'Brien, a biologist who passed the time teaching; and Guinan, who ran the bar/lounge and was not a dependent. What kinds of jobs could the non-starfleet people on the ship have? What would they be trusted with as far as ship operations and security matters? Obviously the minor children on board will be in school, and there could be civilian as well as starfleet teachers working full or part time. I've already decided that the big recreation lounge (ala Ten Forward on the Enterprise D) will be run by a civilian. What other jobs can people think of? I'm looking at about 200 civilians on board and I don't want them all to be twiddling their thumbs.
  8. Clean and simple. I like it.
  9. Is there going to be a Print on Demand version of this? (Oh please, oh please!)
  10. Dag nabbit! I tried to give this a five star rating but I clicked on three stars and now it won't let me change it. Sorry... Great GM screen!
  11. Re: An Urban Fantasy Game Worth Looking At Funny, I recently re-discovered the Borderlands series and have been in an urban fantasy mood. I'm in for $50.00.
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