Questions tagged [tunnels-and-trolls]

This tag is for any edition of the Tunnels and Trolls system, published by Flying Buffalo.

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Is there an overview of rules differences between various editions of Tunnels and Trolls?

There are several versions of Tunnels and Trolls available, with a good deal of variation in the format between them. Is there a good summary of the changes between the different versions? (I'm ...
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Where is the treasure generation table mentioned in Buffalo Castle?

I have 7th edition of Tunnels and Trolls (30th anniversary edition) and I am playing the "Buffalo Castle" solo adventure. I defeated a wandering monster and rolled for treasure, which the ...
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What are the average and median scores for attributes in Tunnels and Trolls?

Attributes for characters in Tunnels and Trolls are rolled as follows (in newish editions; jargon term is TARO): Roll 3d6. If all the dice match (you rolled a triple), roll another 3d6. Continue ...
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What do ability score limits for a Medium Spear refer to?

In Tunnels and Trolls, Deluxe Edition, I am trying to find out if I even qualify for using a spear and shield as a Warrior. The reason I ask is that I find a "/" with two different values for both ...
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Is Tunnels and Trolls or Tékumel the second roleplaying game that was published?

I recall reading that Tunnels and Trolls was the second roleplaying game to be published, but I also recall reading the same about Empire of the Petal Throne. I don't have the relevant editions of ...
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How do you figure Attributes from an MR?

I'm talking about Tunnels & Trolls, of course -- where monsters have a Monster Rating (MR), and that's all they need! ...usually. It gets sketchy (for me, anyway) when you, the GM, want your ...