Questions tagged [moves]

For questions about "Moves" in RPG systems in which moves are used as a specific game term, especially those using the Powered by the Apocalypse engine (or inspired by it). PbtA games resolve character actions as Moves; characters are able to use a default set of moves based on the game and setting, with many games restricting some additional moves to certain classes. (Questions about actual movement in RPGs should use the [movement] tag instead.)

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How am I supposed to handle disruption in a Perilous Journey?

Undertake a Perilous Journey is perhaps my least favourite basic move. The intention seems to be to abstract the specifics of a perilous journey, which is useful. My issue comes with the fact that a ...
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Where is the 'Show the true face of Death' move detailed?

The sidebar at the foot of page 225 (section dealing with 'Making Monsters') refers as follows: Oh yeah, dead and ghostly is disturbing. That gives it the Terrifying tag and I’ll give it the move “...
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What to roll when attacked in KULT: Divinity Lost?

I got a bit confused with the Avoid Harm and Endure Injury moves and when to trigger any of them. While it is very clear that Engage in Combat is the right move when the PC attacks someone who is ...
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How should this murder committed by a PC be resolved?

I have a female fighter (level 3) just starting a personal quest to find her 'missing' twin sister. For the whole game to evolve it has to start with her openly committing murder in a crowded Tavern. ...
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Who is healed when you Make Camp?

In Make Camp move, there are 2 options to heal your group: Recuperate: Take +1 health for you and any companions Partake: Suffer -1 supply and take +1 health for you and any companions. ...
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What are the limits to repeating a move in Dungeon World?

As far as I'm informed, you could just repeat a move until you get the desired effect, since there is no cooldown or mana. Are there limits to repeating a move, and if so what are they?