|Subject:||[Emonkey-announce] plain sheath|
|Date:||Wed, 11 Oct 2006 16:25:39 +0200|
|User-agent:||Thunderbird 188.8.131.52 (Windows/20060909)|
He looked down at the formerly animated corpse squeezing his sword ever more tightly in his grip as he regarded it.
It's full rules fill a whole FOUR pages. In the game, the player takes the role of an operative for the government of a nation known as the Great State, an extreme version of our own country's current political climate.
In Owlbear: Fragile Duality, you play Owlbears who roam the Borderlands, searching for other Owlbears and restoring balance to the world. Winnie-the-Owl-Pooh is an Owl-Pooh, a very special sort of Bear. If you meet a witch more than once, is it the same one? All resolution tasks are rolled in the same way. Roll the dice, make a choice. Any computer game would have been fine; I could have done City of Heroes.
However, you know that when the Owl-Pooh wants to have an Adventure, it really means you're going to get into Troubles.
What is her interest in your character? It welcomes all fantasy miniatures into play, regardless of origin, base or painted condition. You decide what wicked things your samurai has done. In Owlbear: Fragile Duality, you play Owlbears who roam the Borderlands, searching for other Owlbears and restoring balance to the world.
Greater accuracy means a higher score.
Suddenly I was daunted! In Owlbear: Fragile Duality, you play Owlbears who roam the Borderlands, searching for other Owlbears and restoring balance to the world. This game is worth checking out, if only because it breaks free of a number of the typical assumptions other rpgs make.
Your characters are normal people, caught up in an abnormal struggle for survival. In role playing games, players imagine that they are the heroes in a great interactive adventure story. There is a lot of die rolling and some amusing shopping and number-crunching.
Characters are agents of the Joy Division, a small but well-funded transnational espionage agency concerned with advanced, destabilizing technologies.
Machines stir from quiescence, propelled by evil. Is he one of the enemies you'll fight later?
Succeed in serving the State, and you may be rewarded by becoming one of the power elite that rule the nation, perhaps even becoming the leader of the Great State.
It is more terrifying than any unholy spirit, slithering lifeform or doomsday device because this horror is real, grounded in social relations. Hex creates a solitaire gaming experience similar to the dungeon crawling adventures of your favorite table-top or computer RPG.
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