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indicate an extraordinary hit, generally rewarded with an increase in damage dealt.
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Smaller creatures that serve to aid certain spell casters. They typically lack the combat prowess of an animal companion, but aid a spell caster in other ways.
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cast outside of combat and may require investment of time and money.
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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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a modern horror RPG by White Wolf in the "new World of Darkness" series of games, in which the PCs are members of a hidden society of vampires.
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A miniature figure, also known as a "miniature", "mini", "figure", or "fig". Also questions related to them.
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An acronym for "Live Action Role Play". A style of roleplaying game where players use movement, costuming, props, and scenery to enhance the experience. LARP often, but not always, has players perform…
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The ability of a hidden character to strike for extra damage when attacking from hiding.
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Intelligent reptilian creatures with wings that love to hoard shiny objects.
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Related to powers or abilities which can move other creatures without their consent.
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The Fate engine uses these pithy phrases to define character, place, object, and scenario attributes.
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A charismatic class involving limited spontaneous casting, the use of songs to buff allies and average chance to hit with weapons. Appears in DnD, Pathfinder and many other tabletop RPGs.
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An event where matter disappears from one place and appears instantly in another.
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keep track of the main mechanical and narrative attributes of a player character.
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an official version of the Fate Core rules designed for simplified play.
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the Generic Universal Role Playing System from Steve Jackson Games. GURPS 4E is a skill-based point-build RPG focusing on flexibility. You can easily play anything from a stone age caveman, a…
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describe when the player characters meet with a group of NPCs. They can range from hostile to friendly, randomized to story-driven.
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Referring to a character type in fantasy settings usually exemplified by combat prowess, disdain for heavy armor, and a familiarity with wilderness settings. Robert E. Howard's Conan The Barbarian is …
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published in print or digital form and are not periodicals or websites.
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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 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 where you wish others would point you a good tool to solve your problem, be it a software program or a simple set of rules allowing to do just what you wanted.
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The ability of Druids to turn themselves into a variety of animals: a shapeshifting effect to allow Druids to become more in tune with nature, allow them to do things they normally could not or to bec…
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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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Set in the universe of Warhammer 40K, players take on the role of an acolyte of the Inquisition and battle the enemies of the Imperium. Heretical cults, Daemons, and vile aliens are all common antagon…
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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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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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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 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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Combat from a mount such as a horse or other riding animal.
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Ars Magica 5th edition (2004) by Atlas Games is the most recent incarnation of the game and the second edition after its return to its original publisher.
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Ability to move in the third (height) dimension freely.
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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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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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Questions about composition or interplay of a character party. For questions about interactions between the players at the table instead, use the group-dynamics tag.
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a role-playing game set in the new World of Darkness created by White Wolf Game Studio.