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Hero System Fans,
Do you have the Hero System 6th Edition?
I've been reading through the 2 volume set of the latest edition of Hero System, and it really has me psyched about trying out all the new features.
They've made so many changes since my introduction into the 3rd Edition and enough changes from 5th to warrant a 6th edition. These changes include one of the most drastic changes to the system: the removal of derived characteristics, which will irritate
Updated 10-06-2009 at 01:12 PM by ronpyatt
My First Attempt at a Review – Pathfinder RPG
Greetings, Ladies & Gentlemen. (said in the immortal Heath Ledger’s Voice of the Joker)
For tonight’s entertainment, I bring you My crazy, non-sensical, illogical, emotional, tyrannical
and generally over-the-top & low-blow tirade review of….. (brace for it)….
Pathfinder the Roleplaying Game
Now I’m not going to explain what Pathfinder is, since anyone who is actually
I just started Pathfinder recently (only 1 session, so no serious judgments yet) and it has brought up the same old questions surrounding Pirating (since much of Pathfinder started off as free PDFs from what I understand).
I think that all too often music, video games, and even rpg books/materials are outrageously overpriced and that in many cases it would even be logical for them to be freeware. However, how could any artist or developer afford to keep going if everyone steals?
Disclaimer - Keep in mind that I haven't yet played the game, only read the rulebook. What follows is written with the assumption that the reader has more than passing knowledge of HackMaster 4th edition, enjoys 4th edition, and realizes that 4th edition was a serious game with parody elements, not a parody game with serious elements. There are plenty of venues out there where one can find clear, detailed reviews that cover the book chapter by chapter from cover to cover. You won't find that here.
I didn't know Obsidianportal existed till today when I got the email that our site "allied" to them. Fortunate for me, I checked it out and found a really cool tool to all of us dms out there. Basically the site is a wiki of sorts that manages the information we type into it...I've messed around with it and here's mine only an hour.
Also, you might have noticed if you followed that link that I'm closing up my Ravenloft