Questions tagged [besm-3e]

For questions about the third edition of "Big Eyes, Small Mouth", an RPG originally designed by Mark C. MacKinnon that is designed to simulate the action styles of anime and manga. It was initially scheduled for release by MacKinnon's company Guardians of Order in 2005, then delayed to April 2006, before the company went out of business in August 2006. White Wolf Publishing subsidiary ArtHaus Games acquired BESM 3rd edition, and published it in 2007.

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Can you add your bonus to Heightened Awareness attribute to your Attack Combat Value vs. hidden or invisible targets?

Can you add your bonus to Heightened Awareness attribute to your Attack Combat Value vs hidden or invisible targets?
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Is there a way to reduce PvP “whiffing”?

I am running BESM 3e for a group that is doing a lot of PVP. Normally I can handle the amount of whiffing the ACV vs. DCV causes when it is NPCs for roleplay purposes, but not when it is player vs. ...
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Can you sell off attributes while in alternate form?

So in BESM 3E, under alternate form, it states that you are allowed to 'sell off' attributes to get back character points. Are you allowed to sell back the alternate form attribute for a net of 19 ...
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Changing attributes and EP

I've worked out a houserule, but is there any official ruling on what happens in BESM 3rd edition to your EP or HP total when your stats change? For example, if you drain someone's Mind score and ...
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Dealing with defense in BESM

In BESM, it seems to be a lot easier to build a character capable of dealing massive amounts of damage than a character capable of taking massive amounts of damage. As a DM, I don't want to build ...