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keep track of the main mechanical and narrative attributes of a player character.
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indicate an extraordinary hit, generally rewarded with an increase in damage dealt.
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In combat, attacks with a range beyond that of melee or hand-to-hand attacks. Examples include javelin, bow and arrow, pistol, blaster rifle, and the magic missile spell.
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I remember something about a gaming product but not its name... What is it?
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Questions about the Skill Challenge mechanic in D&D 4e. Skill Challenges involve the player characters' skills and abilities being challenged by the GM in a non-combat way.
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An event where matter disappears from one place and appears instantly in another.
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the process of creating a map of an area, be it tactical or larger scale. It encompasses everything from creating a world map to the map of a dungeon corridor.
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handled asynchronously in text. Includes playing by post (snail mail) as well as email, posting boards, forums, and other asynchronous text mediums.
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Fantasy roleplaying game in which you fight for your beliefs.
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A science fiction post-earth apocalypse game with posthuman concepts. Humanity has spread to the solar system and is starting to reach beyond, death is no longer a barrier to people as mind and memor…
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an official version of the Fate Core rules designed for simplified play.
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a role-playing game system created by Robin Laws, designed for running investigative scenarios.
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to wrestle — engaging in unarmed, nonlethal combat where the goal is often to incapacitate, restrain, or pin rather than kill one's opponent.
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the Generic Universal Role Playing System from Steve Jackson Games.
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a role-playing game based on the writings of H.P. Lovecraft and other authors writing using the Lovecraft Mythos.
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Star Wars: Roleplaying Game - Saga Edition, which was published by Wizards of the Coast from 2007-2010 and is built on modified d20 System mechanics.
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An agreement among players about the framework for gameplay, primarily covering social factors such as what to do when a player can't attend a session, how to vet potential new players, what sorts of …
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A modern horror roleplaying game produced by White Wolf as part of its second series of "World of Darkness" games, where the PCs are members of a hidden society of vampires.
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a status effect handed out by some PCs and monsters as part of an effort to encourage an opponent to attack the marker.
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The d20 system, developed alongside D&D 3e, forms the mechanical backbone for a variety of RPG's entirely departed from the D&D system.
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For questions about the development process of independent games, from conception to publication, or issues concerning them. Should not be used to tag a question about an established RPG system (which…
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Maps for visualising a battlefield during combat, often with grids and used in combination with miniatures or tiles. Not to be confused with the [maps] tag, which is for maps of larger areas, like cit…
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worn on the body with the specific purpose of deflecting or absorbing damage.
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Set in the universe of Warhammer 40K, players take on the role of an acolyte of the Inquisition.
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Self-contained universes holding anything from relatively small motes of matter to entire universes, these are used in some fantasy role-playing games as settings for the players to adventure in. Trav…
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The practice of using or abiding by the specific language of the game rules above all else, possibly even despite a different apparent intention of those rules. Sometimes used to gain personal advanta…
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Many RPG settings have custom faiths and pantheons; use this tag when your question is about them.
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the rules set used in White Wolf's World of Darkness games published since 2005.
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Intelligent reptilian creatures with wings that love to hoard shiny objects.
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The Exalted RPG by White Wolf