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For questions about RuneQuest, a a percentile-based swords and sorcery fantasy RPG by Steve Perrin set in the world of Glorantha. It was first published in 1978 by Chaosium, and is now in its sixth incarnation. This tag covers all versions of the game.

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How do I calculate the strength gain for years of work?

I am trying to understand what it means by "+1 strength per 3 years of work experience or fraction" in the RuneQuest 3 Player's book. Does that mean if somebody worked for 4 years they would ...
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Were there any published details on Heroquesting for Runequest 1-3rd edition?

Heroquesting is a process hinted at in the Runequest / Glorantha setting rules since the first edition of the game. Were any rules ever published officially in the first three editions (Chaosium or ...
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What's the name of the new Roleplaying in Glorantha game?

RuneQuest has (for me) a winding path of editions and publishers, at least in comparison with other rpgs. Adding the Glorantha setting to the mix doesn't make it easier. The last RuneQuest from The ...
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Can I cast multiple Battle Magic spells in one 12 strike rank round?

I am just starting to play 2nd Edition Runequest after 20 years since I played it last time, and it's all coming back to me. The question I cannot seem to find an answer to is about Battle Magic ...
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Which edition of RuneQuest advances skills through use?

I'm currently reading through RuneQuest 6. One of the things that initially drew me to RuneQuest is that I've always heard that its advancement system is organic, where advancing a skill is ...
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What are the main differences and similarities between Pathfinder and RuneQuest?

As the question suggests, I'm interested in the main differences and similarities between Pathfinder and RuneQuest. I'm fairly familiar with the RuneQuest system. I've heard a bit about Pathfinder ...
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Strike Force 7 (for Runequest!?!) How about BRP?

I just discovered that there is a Runequest version of Strike Force 7! I've often seen Strike Force 7 for Spycraft or Savage Worlds and while I love the idea for that setting, I don't care for those ...
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The Giants modules in BRP Classic Fantasy

I'm interested in playing some of the classic early AD&D adventures, like the Giants modules, with Chaosium's Basic Roleplaying using their Classic Fantasy module. My big issue is power doesn't ...
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