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Questions tagged [bubblegumshoe]

A teen detective story game based on the Gumshoe system.

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Damage from a Like who I don't like

It generally makes sense that a Sleuth takes +1 damage when she takes Cool damage from a Like relationship; that sort of betrayal stings ("Damage" BGS 66). But BGS 89 ("You Hate Me but I Love You") ...
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What are Sabotage points?

The optional rules for Sabotage points (BGS 66) look pretty great, except... I'm unclear what they are. I get what Sabotage points do, and I like it. But are Sabotage points some additional resource (...
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What do I get for making new enemies?

Does my Sleuth get extra Relationship build points when the narrative gives me a new Hate, or is that only during character creation? The GM will create a Hate relationship for you, or you can work ...
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Being naturally unCool

Bubblegumshoe 68, "Effects of Cool Damage," talks about the negative effects of spending my Cool points down to 5 or lower. But it's totally possible (though understandably discouraged) to start with ...
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What happens when I have zero Cool?

Bubblegumshoe 68, "Effects of Cool Damage," has entries labelled like this: Cool 5 to 0: [mechanical effects] Cool 0 to -5: [mechanical effects] Cool -6 to -10: [mechanical effects] Cool ...
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Build points for a variable-sized group

Bubblegumshoe assigns character build points according to the number of Sleuths in the game, but my RPG group varies in size from two to six players (excluding GM) from week to week. I understand the ...