JPatterson's Gaming Resume as of Mar 7, 2011:
abbreviation: ~5 on = approximately 5 sessions online
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I enjoy rules-lite to rules-medium games; not necessarily "hack and slash", but cinematic and active when possible, both as a player and as a GM, cool is the rule - the more awesome, the better - implausible but applause-worthy stunts are
Updated 05-17-2011 at 01:18 AM by jpatterson
I designed this kingdom generator for my new world of Khodax.
Step one, on a piece of engineering graph paper draw a regional map to the scale of 20 miles per square. Include major geological features like rivers, forests, hills and mountains.
Kingdom Size: Roll 1d100 x 10 square miles (You can adjust this to create larger or smaller kingdoms.) After you calculate the square mileage of the kingdom, have the PC outline on the map where his borders will be.
As a kid practically raised on Star Wars (and other pop culture media experiences, often produced by George Lucas), this game was a staple of my formative roleplaying years. During the short window of sixth- and eighth-grades, my gaming lexicon consisted of Palladium's games, Rules Cyclopedia D&D, and Star Wars. Pretty much in that order, too. I have changed in the two decades since first picking up a bucket of dice and pretending to be a Jedi-in-training, so I figured I'd take a second look
As it is pretty short and in case your adventurers take the left path first:
202: silverback ape (level 5 brute, leader)
great ape x4 (level skirmisher)
203: Ape temple Guardian [lvl 6 soldier]
The apes are VERY territorial. If any creature enters their lair, the go ballistic.
The silverback ape will immediately holler for the temple guardian ape. He'll then use fling at the nearest foe. As soon as the guardian is in range, he
So on the way home, they board the train. The bomb goes off and the conductor announces Shinra security is going to search the train. A woman named Aeris appears to be very nervous.
She convinces the party to hide her and they do not object. They escape the train undetected and hide in a ventilation shaft. They follow it into a small room with a lot of pipes and such. They exit and go into a subway tunnel.
A couple of security sentries (robots) meet up with