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Star Wars: Age of Rebellion is the second RPG from Fantasy Flight Games set in the Star Wars universe.

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Once a Character exceeds Wound Threshold, do they gain a new Critical Injury each time they take damage?

Edge of the Empire Core Book, Pg 215 : Exceeding Wound Threshold When a PC suffers wounds greater than their wound threshold, they are knocked out and incapacitated until their wounds are reduced ...
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Incorporating “Fiber Cord Wrist Launcher”

During a campaign, I randomly found a "Fiber Cord Wrist Launcher". That, in theory, is awesome. It is a major tool used by Boba Fett (and I think Jango) and has a lot of uses. It has a grapple, can ...
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What to do when a roll resolves as nothing?

I ran the Age of Rebellion Starter Game for a bunch of my friends, and numerous times during combat, they rolled and got a blank end result - no Successes, no Failures, and no Advantages or ...
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How does force-attitude affect my character?

When creating a character for our Star Wars campaign1, I get to choose things such as the beginnings of my character, an attitude towards the Force as well as a reason for adventure. While it is ...
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Cross-Game Parties: Which book has final say in the event of a contradiction?

If a group is using content from multiple game lines (such as Edge of the Empire & Force and Destiny), which book takes precedence in the event of a contradiction? For example in EotE Core, the ...
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Can a Force user ignore a negative Combined Force Power Check?

On one session a player with a Force Sensitive character tried to use the Move Force Power to make a ranged (discipline) attack check against an enemy with adversary 3 talent. This PC rolled 2 ...
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How to resolve force powers on minion groups?

Minions groups acts as a single entity on Star Wars FFG. But I'm not sure how force powers works with those groups of minions. For example, my interpretation is that if I use a force power, like ...
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Are there any roleplaying guidelines for Science Talk [duplicate]

I'm going to try my best with roleplaying a crazy Scientist. However I have got a problem with 'Science talk'. I was wondering, are there any techniques or guidelines for nerd/technical talk, which ...
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Is it possible to make a prepared attack?

I mean, is it possible to spend the character's turn just waiting to something to happen, and then react inmediately out of the assigned slot? For example, aiming at the end of a corridor and then ...
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How can I allow a player to develop his PC's own unique fighting style?

My current group is very eager to start a new campaign in the pirates-with-superpowers One Piece setting. As such, it's important that everyone come up with abilities or fighting styles, sometimes on ...
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Where can I find more information about the Kel'Dor? [closed]

I'm joining a Star Wars Pen & Paper Roleplay Group. I already generated my character with the GM; a Kel'Dor. I was searching in the rulebooks we have for more information about the Kel'Dor and ...
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Has anyone blended dice from SW Force and Destiny to the d20 in a Pathfinder campaign? [closed]

So we just finished a SW Force and Destiny campaign and now we are into a Pathfinder campaign. We miss the enriching plot elements that were added by the threats and advantages from the novel dice ...
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Do TIE Fighters use minion rules?

A thing that currently confuses me is the stat block of the TIE pilot showing that they are normally are minions. But what about space fights? In space combat are they still used according to minion ...
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Can a character even harm a vehicle without heavy weapons?

In the films and series we have repeated situations where characters shoot at vehicles (like the stormtroopers at the falcon, Leia at slave one, rebels at AT-ST, ...). They do this not only with just ...
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Does the accurate weapon trait stack if I wield 2 accurate weapons?

If I wield 2 weapons each with accurate (example 2 shotos) does accurate stack? And if so are there any requirements, like attacking with both at the same time?
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Are there any jump-capable fighters in the books that don't have an astromech?

After finding only fighters that have astromechs that are jump-capable in the books I have, I'm wondering: Are there any fighters in expansions or supplements that are jump capable and don't have an ...
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Are there any significant differences between Edge of the Empire and Age of Rebellion? [closed]

As far as I can tell, both titles are recent and from Fantasy Flight Games — are there any differences between the two in terms of mechanics, tone, etc.?
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What are the rules for ramming a person with a vehicle?

I have been running a few groups, and in three of them people have attempted to run NPCs down in certain types of vehicles. I have looked in the core rule book and couldn't find anything to cover ...
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Is one Proficiency die better than two Ability dice?

My GM often allows me and the other players to roll one skill or another for various checks (Coordination or Athletics is a common option; the character either balances across an obstacle or bypasses ...
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Is there a limit to how much stuff you can carry?

I have just purchased and run through the beginning mission of the Age of Rebellion. During the game a question came up that I couldn't answer: How much stuff can you carry in your inventory? Is ...
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What is food for?

I have just purchased and run through the beginning mission of the age of the rebellion. I am running another group tonight and I can't find an answer to a question that arose with the first group: ...
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When taking Force Sensitive Emergent or Exile, when do you gain the force rating of 1?

As the title says, when you take the Force Sensitive Emergent or Exile specialization when do you gain the force rating of 1? Is it upon unlocking the specialization which means you can dip into it ...
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Influence power checks and multiple affected

For Influence, the basic power only affects 1 target, and one needs the Magnitude upgrade to influence multiple targets with one go. The Control upgrade increases your successes/advantages for a ...
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Is Aiming for Ranged or also Melee?

Is the aiming maneuver only for ranged weapons, or do melee weapons also apply? My group says otherwise, I just want some clarification.
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How is a character's soak value calculated? [closed]

In Star Wars: Age of Rebellion, how do you calculate a character's soak value? Is it just brawn?
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Is it legal to get species stats from Edge of The Empire if you only have Age of Rebellion? [closed]

I am not talking about getting pirated pdf, just getting stats only fan-created "cheat sheets" For example somebody posts on the FFG forum a chart for character creation. All it has are stats, for ...
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How does a GM decide what Duty Values to assign?

In Age of Rebellion, are there any standards for how much Duty Value to give for certain degrees of working on one's duty? (That is the only time they get Duty Value, right? Making it similar to XP?) ...
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How many dice sets is optimum for a four player group in Age of Rebellion?

How many dice sets would you consider optimum for a group of 4 people (including GM) who want as fast gameplay as possible without dropping more than 50 dollars?
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Taking out-of-career specialisations

Are there any limitations on what out-of-career specializations one can take? At first I had thought only universal specializations could be taken in addition to career specializations, but with ...
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How do you learn new Force powers?

Do you need time or a mentor to train new force powers, or can a character just learn it without needing an in-game justification? (Thus for move-basic if you haven't learned it yet.)
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What silhouette number do droids and playable species have?

What silhouette do the playable species and droids count as — 0, 1, or something else? The move power mentions silhouette but I couldn't find an explanation there.
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Does Age of Rebellion have an open license?

Games like D&D 3.5 and Pathfinder have an open license. I.E. you can do anything with the game data you'd like as long as you're not using any copyrighted graphics or content (adventure paths, etc)...
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Is there a Maximum force rating?

I'm curious what the current maximum force rating is. EDIT: Originally I had asked in regards to specs but with new info about character advancement I found out that the original question is making ...
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Are Obligation, morality, … combineable? (in the same character and for character generation)

As far as I have seen and read each of the 2 (3 with force&destiny) systems is using their own "drawback" part/system. Called for example obligation in edge of the empire, something else in age of ...
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Have I overlooked some way of gaining characteristics?

I've recently read through the rules for edge of the empire and age of rebellion. Am I overlooking something or is it like this?: At character creation you can increase 1 to 2 characteristics once (...
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Calculating damage on hit in Star Wars: Age of Rebellion

Weapons in Star Wars: Age of Rebellion generally deal x damage on a hit + 1 damage per uncancelled success symbol rolled. Since, from what I understand from the rules, you need to roll at least one ...
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In Star Wars: Age of Rebellion, what is an weapon/armor “Improvement”?

In the Star Wars Age of Rebellion Core (not beta) rule book, for the Ace: Gunner talent tree, one of the listed options is Jury Rigged: Choose 1 weapon, armor, or other item and give it a ...