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What would be the best system to play Saint Seiya?

I've been looking for a system to play Saint Seiya. The problem with the Anime is that it runs out of pure logic, sometimes. It's not like Naruto where strategy can solve most of the problems. Nor ...
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Good system for Jekyll and Hyde games? [closed]

You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Two-Face in Batman. The Incredible Hulk. Jekyll and Hyde. Green Goblin. I'm looking to build a game revolving ...
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Looking for a versatile but reasonably fast combat system for hard sci-fi setting

I am looking for a Sci-Fi combat system that is versatile and reasonably fast-paced. I'd like it to be as streamlined as possible, but won't be to scared by complexity if it's well justified. ...
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What is a good system for a political espionage game?

I want to run a political game, focused on intelligence and counter-intelligence. The PC's would be analysts, trying to influence their own leaders to take action (or not to take action as the case ...
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Alternate class system for MtG inspired setting

I'm trying to create some house rules to run a Pathfinder campaign in Ravnica, a M:tG plane which has 10 guilds, each one with a very specific philosophy and societal role. I wish guilds to be : ...
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I want to run an RPG inspired by Monáe's 'Metropolis' concept series

Janelle MonĂ¡e has created a compelling --if lightly-defined-- science fiction future setting: In the dystopian world of The Metropolis Suite, an android is condemned to death for falling in love ...
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System for Setting: Misfits

On the recommendation of one of my players, I'm watching Misfits, a British TV show about kids (Their ages aren't so far specifically stated; they're old enough to drink and young enough to live at ...
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System for Setting: Joe Abercrombie's The First Law

If you're a fan of gritty fantasy, you've probably already read (and re-read?) Joe Abercrombie's The First Law. If you haven't, you ought to. Now. Click on those links and drag out your wallet. Or ...