This was was easier than I thought. In terms of distinctive features, those could be added on a case-to-case basis (like heat resistance for dwarves).
What I think has a nice element here is the ability score maximums. I was thinking of combining these with the ability score maximums the classes give you for a "total" ability score max. I'll need to completely revamp the ones from classes, though.
In HERO terms, what this could be a loose maximum. I.e.
Updated 08-17-2010 at 11:17 AM by yukonhorror
OK it actually was a haunt, but it came from a sarcophagus. Nonetheless he ended up being the baddie at the end of the chapter and whose tomb it was we had stumbled upon. He had a few minions type friends to deal with as well. My high point was stabbing one minion with my dagger to clear out away from the haunt. Go go melee skillz! We ended up with the regular group and a regular DM so it was a nice finish to the story. We ended up losing no one, and actually got a favorable result in a sort
So was in a gaming store on my vacation, and came across HERO. I have heard of it from people on this site, but didn't know much about it.
Scanning it, it seemed pretty neat, very flexible, complex, but not overtly.
What really rang with me was its compatibility possibilities with a Final Fantasy tabletop game.
I LOVE final fantasy, and think the world's/stories are just so well done. But translating it to the table is difficult.
A few weeks ago I bought two used and non-running toyota supra turbo's. They were cheap cause one engine had a blown headgasket + two melted pistons and the other was even worse off with a big hole in the engine block.
Anyway I managed to build a running engine for one of the cars so now I am happily motoring around in something worth driving that also has a backseat for my son.
I've always said that rpg's are my secondary hobby next to cars but I am eager to
It's just about time for the start of the fall semester, and I decided to give myself a back-to-school treat, in the form of the Dresden Files RPG pdfs. (I wish I could have afforded the physical hardcovers, but alas. There's always the various gift-giving holidays~)
The usual background info: The Dresden Files is easily my favorite series centered on a wizard named "Harry," and fighting hard with the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 'trilogy' as my favorite book series overall.