Friday, March 23, 2018

Perilous Frontiers!


So, I decided what to do next. Perilous Ages in Outer Space!

What you can expect from it:
  • Percentile, skills-lite mechanics;
  • Gritty critical hits;
  • Gonzo space monsters;
  • Random tables (I absolute love making them);
  • Huge delays of the release date and lots of empty promises!
Most likely I'll transplant some ideas and lists from the Bandits and Battlecruisers (I'm thinking about the monster creation and keywords lists).

Still I don't know what to do with the sector creation and space travel rules. I don't want to fuck you right in the wallet for transplanting these things over and over, from Terminal Space, through Bandits and Battlecruisers, into this project. And I don't have any ideas how to do it differently (actually I *do* have one idea but I'm not sure if it will fit), also, all these endavours  are very tedious and time-consuming.

Thus, most likely I will skip all these aspects of the game, just to focus on more planetary actions this time.

Or maybe you have some ideas how to figure it out?

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Post #666 - additional stats

Yup, I'm still alive.

Posting new content was severely hindered by, well, mountain biking, Magic: the Gathering (coming back to this game might be a big mistake lol) and playing Fallen London. But yes, I am still amongst the living.

Speaking of Fallen London - this game inspired me to write this post. As it was mentioned in Bandits and Battlecruisers on page 10 - additional statistics can be used to add depth to the characters. Following stat blocks are inspired by the Abovementioned game (which I highly recommend if you're into text-based games - I guess you are lol).

Bizarre - you are not the ordinary man (or woman). Some peculiar quirks of your looks / behavior / aura that surrounds you are more that different from the masses.

Dreaded - people are avoiding you, not because of your reputation or deeds of the pase - there is something higly unnerving or even utterly nightmarish in your general appearance.

Respectable - aura of nobility surrounds you. You are the one who is destined to greatness.