Amber Diceless Role-Playing: Diceless Role-Playing System [Erick Wujcik] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Designed by Eric Wujcik. Amber Diceless Roleplaying is considered the granddaddy of diceless RPGs, even if it wasn’t the first, and even if the mechanics were never. When I was at university – so many years ago – a game was released based on the works of Roger Zelazny. Called Amber Diceless.

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Namely, they only work if the players are good at generating plots themselves. Amber DRPG was created in the s, and is much more focused on relationships and roleplaying than most of the roleplaying games of that era.

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Ads by Project Wonderful! Unlike conventional auctions, bids are non-refundable; if one player bids 65 for qmber and another wins with a bid of 66, then the character with 66 is “superior” to the character with 65 even though there is only one bid difference.

Amber Diceless Roleplaying is considered the granddaddy of diceless RPGs, even if it wasn’t the first, and even if the mechanics were never re-used again. After the auction, players can secretly pay extra diceleas to raise their ranks, but they can only pay to raise their scores to an existing rank. Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki.

Amber Diceless RPG

In a hotly contested auction, such as for the important attribute of warfare, the most valuable skill is the ability to force one’s opponents to back down. You wanted to be the best spellcaster? And the Dungeon Master also needs to concentrate on other matters.


Three types of magic are detailed: Alternatively, if characters’ attribute ranks are close, the weaker character can try to change the relevant attribute by changing the nature of the conflict. Some Amberzine issues are still available from Phage Press.

While a character with Pattern, Logrus or Conjuration can acquire virtually any object, players can choose to spend character points to obtain objects with particular virtues — unbreakability, or a mind of their own.

Each of the first three powers is available in an advanced form. Stuff governs how non-player characters perceive and respond to the character: Further, a character with a bid-for rank is considered to have a slight advantage over character with a bought-up rank.

Eiceless the game’s out-of-print status, a thriving convention scene exists supporting the game. So, the more role-playing the characters do with each other, the better the overall role-playing experience will be. Always comes down to comparing one stat against another. Learn More I supported because… “Role playing games have always been an outlet for my imagination.

Cover art was commissioned [5] and pre-orders were taken, but it never arrived. That gives rise to an interesting situation.

And there came the fun of the game. After the auction, players can secretly pay extra points to raise their ranks, but they can only pay to raise their scores to an existing rank. The Amber Diceless Roleplaying Game is a role-playing game created and written ddiceless Erick Wujcikset in the fictional universe created by author Roger Zelazny for his Chronicles of Amber.


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Warfare is used for armed combat, from duelling to commanding armies. You need to give the characters reasons to interact. Instead, lower bidding characters are ranked in ascending order according to how much they have bid, the characters becoming progressively weaker in that attribute as they pay less for it.

For any of these stats, you can get more points to spend later by taking a less-than-immortal rank in them, but that guarantees that you are completely fucked because people will pick on that stat every goddamn time.

Endurance is used for feats amher endurance. And it helped promote role-playing because the best allies for your character were the other characters.

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The character who bids the most for an attribute is “ranked” first and is considered superior to all other characters in that attribute. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Your ad here, right now: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.