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Questions tagged [amber-diceless]

Erick Wujcik's Amber Diceless Role-Playing is set in the universe of Roger Zelazny's Chronicles of Amber. Created in the 1980s and finally published in 1991, it earned the distinction of being the first diceless RPG.

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How can I force good NPC reactions to a bad player with Good Stuff?

So, I'm running an Amber Diceless game. One of the characters took 21 points of Good Stuff at the beginning, because they want to save up to 25 to buy Advanced Pattern Imprint after the game starts. ...
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How much is enough for a 5th-ranked character to beat a 2nd-ranked character?

How much does it take for a 5th-ranked character to defeat a 2nd ranked character at something? I have two characters who are going to be fighting a duel. One of them is 5th place of 6 in warfare ...
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In Amber Diceless, what is the reason for the order of the Stat Auction?

In Amber Diceless, stats are auctioned off in the order: Psyche Strength Endurance Warfare What is the reasoning for this order? A friend of mine argues they should be auctioned off in a random ...
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Does Amber's bidding process have known issues, and if so, how can they be fixed? [closed]

I recently acquired at some considerable cost a copy of Amber Diceless Role-Playing, which I had long wondered about. Knowing of some potential players of the game at my local game store, I posted on ...