Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, which was published by West End Games from 1987-1989 and is built on the D6 System mechanics.

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What skill to use for a parkour run?

As the D6 system has split the skills quite strongly (acrobatics, climbing, jumping, ...), I'm not exactly sure what would be best in terms of handling Parkour running. Naturally I want to avoid ...
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Are there any ship design rules for star wars ships?

I THINK I have seen them in the past once, but not sure any longer if I'm not confusing it with the D20 version. Were there any ship design rules published for the star wars D6?
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Are Character Points as used for advancement and as used for increasing a roll the same thing?

The Star Wars D6 (revised and expanded) rulebook mentions character points in two usages for character points: Character points may be used to improve my character (by increasing skills, attributes, ...
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Using a 'confidence' buff to reduce party splitting up

I am GMing a game for the first time and we are 2 sessions in. We are playing D6 star wars, and its tending to be comic, which is great. There are 5 players, which manageable but quite busy. They are ...
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Which star wars D6 campaign set contains the blueprints / floorplans for a Corellian corvette?

I remeember that one D6 supplement had complete floorplans for a corellian corvette but not which one. As far as I remember it was so that the campaign set had detailed infos about an introductionary ...
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Star Wars D6: How to make different alien races interesting and unique?

The Star Wars universe provides hundreds of species which are feasible for characters (essentially all humanoids and even more). In terms of star wars lore (be it canonic, expanded-univere or from ...
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Could a lightsaber deflect a laser blast from a TIE Fighter?

Inspired by a "Hot Network Questions" question. Could a lightsaber deflect a laser blast from a non-personal source like a TIE Fighter, a Scout Walker, or even a Turbo Laser such as the ones on the ...
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Star Wars D6 Skills and Advanced Skills

Using 2nd Ed Rev and Exp. If you do not have a skill can you just use the Attribute dice which govern that skill? Advanced skills, not much in the book about which (A) skills. Medicine is defined ...
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What happens to maneuverability when a ship's controls are frozen?

This has to do with Controls Ionized effects and Ion Cannon damage. Controls ionized means the ship loses -1D from maneuverability, shields and weapon fire control and damage for the rest of that ...
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WEG's Star Wars 2nd Ed. d6 system simplification?

We're preparing for a nostalgic one shot with WEG's d6 Star Wars system, the one with the "Vader cover", so it's the basic 2nd edition, not the revised one. The system seems somewhat dated these days ...
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What are the critical differences between WEG's Star Wars 2nd Ed. and Star Wars 2nd Ed. Revised and Expanded?

What are the major differences between West End Games' d6-based Star Wars TRPG 2nd Edition. and Star Wars TRPG 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded? Is the latter seriously better? If so, why? Are the ...