View Full Version : Exploding die/dice in SUPERS!

07-01-2011, 03:36 PM
I've decided to include an exploding "Drama Die" in my SUPERS! game. Anybody else tried this?

For those unfamiliar, an exploding drama die is one that can generate numbers beyond the usual range, in this case numbers beyond 6. So when you roll maximum (6 on a d6) on the Drama Die, you get to reroll and add. If this also comes up a 6 you keep adding and rerolling.

This die will be the first die you roll in your pool so if you have a Superstrength of 5D you roll the Drama Die and 4 other dice. The Drama Die does allow you to exceed the usual die roll cap for mundane actions in the same way Competency Dice can.

Naturally this has led to the Drama Die also injecting Blunders, i.e. fumbles, botches, etc. into the game. If you roll all 1's on any die roll you have an unexpected complication or setback resulting in failing so miserably. The more dice you roll the less likely you are to Blundering. I do love symmetrical game design.

I'm also considering allowing Competency Dice to explode as well.



Simon W
07-01-2011, 04:40 PM
Sounds fun to me