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For questions about "Big Eyes, Small Mouth", an RPG originally designed by Mark C. MacKinnon that is designed to simulate the action styles of anime and manga. MacKinnon's company Guardians of Order published the first 2 editions of BESM in 1997 and 2001, and a d20 System adaptation in 2003-2004, but went out of business in 2006. ArtHaus released the 3rd edition in 2007. MacKinnon's new company Dyskami crowdfunded the 4th edition and released it in 2020.

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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 ...