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Does the Alchemist Arcane Background need to buy a $1000 lab to function?

The Arcane background from the fantasy companion states that the Alchemist needs at least a small lab that might fit in a trunk. Does this mean that the Alchemist needs a $1000 item to function?
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Savage Worlds Powers with Pathfinder/3.5 Trappings?

Our DM has recently made the decision to make the transition from Pathfinder to Savage Worlds and for most of the party the transition has been relatively smooth. As a Wizard though the change has ...
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Smallest practical party size in Savage Worlds

I've got a group I'm trying to get into a regular weekly game, but the problem I'm having is that there are only three players who can come consistently. Then, if even one is busy or gets sick, we're ...
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How can I make up a Familiar Companion Edge?

I've been thinking about it a lot, and well... there's already the beastmaster edge out there, however it doesn't really seems fit for an arcane character, as in other systems familiars are far more ...
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Do powers (especially miracles) require concentration?

A character that goes Berserk... cannot use any skills, Edges, or maneuvers that require concentration, including Shooting and Taunt, but not Intimidation How does this affect the use of Powers? ...
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What fantasy setting for Savage Worlds? [closed]

I've been playing D&D over the last 20 years through 3 editions. I've recently picked up Savage Worlds Deluxe and really like what I see. I'm looking for some information on which setting/...
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Can a mage have a Roc Familiar?

A mage in my game would like to have a Roc chick that is about to hatch as his Familiar. The rules on the Familiar edge give guidelines on the size of creature that can be a familiar, and so the young ...
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Are the offspring of Wild Card creatures also Wild Cards?

If a creature is a Wild Card, are its young also Wild Cards, or do they only become Wild Cards once they have matured?
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How fast do Rocs grow?

A character has access to a roc egg. I would like to work out at what point it could be ridden, and when it stops being a cute bird and turns into a man-eating monster that locals might object to ...
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How are Magic Items created in Savage Worlds?

In the Savage Worlds Fantasy Companion there is an Alchemist that can create a limited number of potions up to their power points. Unless there is a special Edge (like Wizard) there is no way for ...
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Does a magic weapon's bonus increase Parry as well as Fighting?

So the lovely DM gave out a magic sword, which my character has gobbled up. Let's say the weapon is +1/+1, meaning I get +1 to Fighting and +1 to Damage. Since Fighting is intrinsically tied to ...
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Is the Wizard in Savage Worlds too powerful?

I have a long running fantasy campaign with Savage Worlds and I wonder if the Arcane Background (Magic) is too powerful. The wizard can quickly overwhelm the fighter types with the ease that they hit ...
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Advice on converting a D&D adventure to Savage Worlds Fantasy [closed]

Are there any useful rules, tips or suggestions for converting a D&D adventure to Savage Worlds with the Fantasy Companion? See also: Zadmar advise Also my answer below.
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Handling Dungeon Traps?

How should standard dungeon traps be handled in Savage Worlds? For example: do characters get a Notice roll if they aren't searching for the trap? what should be the mod to spot a trap with Notice? ...
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Where can I find Fantasy Pregen Characters?

Has anyone done any Savage World Iconic (1) Fantasy Characters pregens with all their advances, like Triple Ace Games' Daring Tales of the Space Lanes Character Pregens who I can give to player that ...
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