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Open Legend is a crowdfunded, open-source RPG by Seventh Sphere Entertainment

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Would this house-rule that treats advantage as a +1 to the roll instead (and disadvantage as -1) and allows them to stack be balanced?

I've been playing Open Legend RPG and I love that the Advantage in that game can be stacked. I love it when players try to strategize and stack as much advantage as possible. I want to do this in D&...
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Can I make a line melee attack using melee multitargeting rule?

I intend to make a cool move by making attacks on enemies standing nearby each other by charging through them while attacking them. The melee multitargeting rule is: Melee Multi-targeting You ...
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Does recovering from knockdown bane prevents resisting other banes?

Knockdown description says: Standing up from prone requires a move action and costs a character half (round down) of their speed for the round. While in Combat Section of the core rules it is ...
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Mechanically, what is the use of leveling up in Open Legend?

The section from the core rules regarding leveling up says Your total XP earned determines your level, with every 3 XP allowing you to advance to the next level. Your level is used to determine ...
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Using multiple different Boon Focus II, can I invoke multiple boons in one turn?

Part of the description of Boon Focus II is: If the invocation time for a boon is 1 minor action, it can be invoked only once as a minor action. My confusion comes from the last sentence. It seems ...
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Can Boon Focus II be combined with Heightened Invocation to neutralize the increased invocation time?

Boon Focus II gives this benefit: Additionally, you may invoke the boon one time increment faster, as follows [...] While Heightened Invocation increases the invocation time: When invoking a ...
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Can I have two different Resistance boons active at the same time?

This is the scenario: Round 1: invoke Resistance Precise Round 2: invoke Resistance Forceful, don't sustain Resistance Precise If you have a boon in effect and do not sustain it, the boon ends ...
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How does the aura boon work with instantaneous duration boons?

The Aura boon says: Choose a single bane or boon which uses the same attribute that you used to invoke Aura. The maximum power level for the chosen bane or boon is one-half the power level of ...
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What happens when my attribute score is level 9 and I have the Extraordinary Focus feat?

In Open Legend, Extraordinary Focus is a feat that heightens your power and for the purposes of determining your attribute dice for action rolls, you treat the chosen attribute as if it was ...
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Can summoned creatures cast summon creatures?

The boon Summoned creature says: You create or summon a temporary NPC companion that is under your control, though of limited intelligence. Your minion's statistics are determined by the power ...
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What is the appropriate way to punish people for failing their spell in Open Legend?

I began playing Open Legend the other day for the first time. An important rule in Open Legend is that: every action roll should drive the story in a new direction, for better or worse. A failed ...
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Will Open Legend’s “Every Roll Matters” rule unbalance my D&D 5e campaign?

I have recently stumbled upon the Open Legend (OL) RPG. I often play as a D&D 5e gamemaster and I was wondering if the “every roll matters” rule could fit D&D gameplay style. From The Core ...
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Are there any guidelines for creating your own boons in Open Legend?

I have recently started playing Open Legend and the number of boons and feats seem a bit limited especially after playing games like D&D 3.5. Are there any official guidelines to create new ...
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How to make a luck mage?

I have a player attempting to make a Pathfinder Malefactor in Open Legend. But I don't know which stat could reasonably be used to create bad luck. Are there any descriptions of uses for a stat, ...
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Why is a sniper rifle wealth 4 in open legend rpg?

Open legend, an open source rpg uses a wealth level system for equipment. It states that a sniper rifle requires wealth level 4. However, at the end of the same chapter it discusses how to price a ...