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by SkinnyOrc
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: AFF and More AFF in the Bundle of Holding
Replies: 8
Views: 255

Re: AFF and More AFF in the Bundle of Holding

I only needed about a third of the More AFF bundle but was happy to get Return to the Pit early and contribute to a good cause. It's impressive how substantial Travels in Arion is, 76 pages! It's a very nice, well detailed adventure setting. The travellers journal style of it makes it enjoyable to r...
by SkinnyOrc
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Out of the pit 3
Replies: 72
Views: 14151

Re: Out of the pit 3

It is a wonderful book, the creature write ups go way past just describing them and are full of inspiration for plot hooks and the world of Titan. Well worth the wait and going straight to the top of my reading list. I guess the next logical move will be to eventually merge OotP, BtP and Pit-3 into ...
by SkinnyOrc
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: DICE!
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: DICE!

I had no idea... :D Occurs to me that with mass produced cast dice you're just as likely to get one that's slightly more likely to roll the result you don't want as the one you do. Also with a many sided die the numbers are evenly distributed around it. So if the bubbles did mean you were more likel...
by SkinnyOrc
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Downgrading SKILL
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Downgrading SKILL

your notion of equating SKILL with Level certainly makes a lot of sense with regards to SKILL as written - something that can be improved up to a rating of 12, by spending X.P.s; I don't think that notion is compatible with my proposal to make SKILL a mid-range base chance with a fixed value, thoug...
by SkinnyOrc
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Downgrading SKILL
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Downgrading SKILL

I can completely understand why people might see SKILL as equivalent to ability scores like Dexterity and Intelligence, because you test against SKILL and you can test against those in other games. But the most common test in D&D (I'll compare with that as the one most know) is the saving throw, and...
by SkinnyOrc
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Downgrading SKILL
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Downgrading SKILL

Okay so here's how things pan out following the rulebook for a player concentrating just on improving AS (of course there's plenty of other things they could spend XP on). You can start with AS 9 and get to 13 with 180XP, just four adventures following the suggested 50XP per adventure. Then it reall...
by SkinnyOrc
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Downgrading SKILL
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Downgrading SKILL

Has anyone split SKILL into MENTAL SKILL and PHYSICAL SKILL? Surely that would not make this ruleset too granular. I think it depends how you see SKILL. I see it as being equivalent to level in other RPGs, as representing the general experience of the character as an adventurer. I don't believe it'...
by SkinnyOrc
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Downgrading SKILL
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Downgrading SKILL

Right. Hello again, SkinnyOrc. Firstly, I'm glad that you don't think that it's a "completely crazy idea" (even if that does sound a bit like the Americanism "it doesn't suck...") LOL It was meant tongue in cheek, but also on the surface of it not having SKILL go to 12 seems like a fundamental brea...
by SkinnyOrc
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Downgrading SKILL
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Downgrading SKILL

No problem :)
by SkinnyOrc
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Downgrading SKILL
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Downgrading SKILL

Essentially, SKILL would start at 6 and would never change; X.P.s would only be spent on improving Special Skills, which would also be capped at 6. It's not a completely crazy idea. It restrict AS to a 7-12 range (assuming sticking with up to 6 from Special Skills) and that would work pretty well a...
by SkinnyOrc
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Elf Abilities.
Replies: 15
Views: 1023

Re: Elf Abilities.

The list I gave above was only based on Phantom's of Fear. If I added what I got from Titan the list would be a bit longer and somewhat conflicting. Phantom of Fear is about a wood elf though right? Titan covers elves in general and although most types of Titan elves have a lot in common there are ...
by SkinnyOrc
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Elf Abilities.
Replies: 15
Views: 1023

Re: Elf Abilities.

I haven't checked yet how well these match up against the FF and AFF books, some of it may need adjusting. One difference I did account for is that in WFRP the dwarves are old enemies of the elves and regarded with at least as much suspicion as humans. As far as I know that's not the case on Titan. ...
by SkinnyOrc
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Elf Abilities.
Replies: 15
Views: 1023

Re: Elf Abilities.

I'll get together a list of ideas from Defenders of the Forest that I think are worth considering for Titan elves, especially stuff for a guide to playing one.
by SkinnyOrc
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Elf Abilities.
Replies: 15
Views: 1023

Re: Elf Abilities.

Possibly. It's be more of an innate ability I think. Let me reread Aff2 and get back on that. Maybe make a list of the times in the gamebook where they seem to use an elf ability and what happened? I was thinking it included stuff like moving silently and unseen in the forest, tracking, hearing dan...
by SkinnyOrc
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Elf Abilities.
Replies: 15
Views: 1023

Re: Elf Abilities.

I wouldn’t fix the nimbleness as part of the outnumbering Rules but instead give a discretionary bonus on the part of the Director when the general grace, agility and balance of an elf would help them. I don't dislike the concept but my opinion is it doesn't fit as a Talent based on the ones in the...