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A steampunk setting by Privateer Press, the Iron Kingdoms is a d6-based rpg where several different human and non-human kingdoms vie for control (or survival) in the western half of the continent Immoren.

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Does a Storm Chamber damage the user?

In a game of Iron Kingdoms, one of my players is an Arcane Mechanik and decided to build a mechanik device (not a Storm Glaive) using a Storm Chamber as capacitor. Will they need a StormBlade Armor? ...
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How to stat a child?

So the starting stats for a human are: Physique:5 Spd:6 Str:4 Agility:3 Prw:4 Poi: 4 Intelligence:3 Arc: * Per: 3 These are however for an adult, and are fit for a player character to begin ...
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DEF ratings for mounted characters

In Iron Kingdoms: Full Metal Fantasy, how is the Defense of a mounted character calculated? P105 of Full Metal Fantasy specifies that "A character’s base Defense is the sum of his Speed (SPD), Agility ...
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How big should my battle map be?

I am starting to run an Iron Kingdoms game, and I am simply wondering what is an appropriate size for the battle map so players can move around but not get too far away. I will be hand drawing them ...
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Are you considered ally of yourself using battleplan?

Reading the battleplan abilites in the Core Book, I was wondering if you are considered ally of yourself and the guide says nothing about it. So, can you be considered ally of yourself?
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Does the Genius ability boost all skills involving INT or just INT rolls?

In the RPG Iron Kingdoms there is an archetype ability called Genius which says all INT rolls are boosted. Does that mean all skills involving INT are boosted, or only INT rolls themselves?
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Need a wide variety of Iron Kingdoms NPCs

I am starting an Iron Kingdoms campaign with two teams: the first one has to protect Highgate the second one the region outside the walls. As a result I find myself in need of a wide variety of ...
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What is a convenient way to keep track of alchemical formulae?

I am playing in an Iron Kingdoms campaign as a Gobber Alchemist/ Guttersnipe called Dr. Fizzbang! I'm really enjoying all the possibilities being an alchemist entails, but there seems like a lot to ...
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Tips for running a campaign in a lawful-evil setting which still feels heroic

I've been playing Iron Kingdoms now for a few months as a player in the largely generic region of Llael. Now I want to start running my own game in the Iron Kingdoms, which I haven't ran before (...
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What is the established story/lore of Infernals and their realm in the IKRPG?

I'm contemplating running a campaign with the new IKRPG that may or may not end up (way down the line) confronting some Infernal creatures, possibly even on their home turf. What information is ...
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Is Iron Kingdoms too non-lethal?

I've been playing Iron Kingdoms as a player for a few months now and one thing I have found is that it is incredibly difficult to finish off a player (or a NPC who the GM has decided to make use the ...
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Is the Iron Kingdoms entry adventure intentionally easy?

So I just tried Iron Kingdoms, using the "quick start rules" and the first adventure from their website. I'm pretty sure I followed the rules correctly, (though we didn't use grids, minis, or tape ...