The two-time Origins Award nominated multi-genre Japanese anime RPG is now available in a more compact Revised Second Edition format! BESM is inspired. From the back cover: In the myriad realms of imagination there are an infinite number of worlds waiting to be discovered. BESM Second Edition helps you. Guardians of Order: Big Eyes, Small Mouth () A generic engine focusing on the “anime” medium. The game uses the Tri-Stat system in its D6 iteration.

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There are just enough mechanically near-optimal attributes in the corebook to make a diverse party or two. Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view.

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The secojd edition features a change in the Tri-Stat game mechanic from a “roll-under” to the “roll-over and hit a target number” found in other games. This are normal, everyday problems and disadvantages. During the time of the revised second edition, to jump on the bandwagon of the d20 SRD craze, they released an abhorrently broken BESMd This can help determine over all Flight speed and Noncombat multiples when translating to Hero.

X campaigns, with varying levels of minmaxing. Views Read Sdcond View history. The full color format is absolutely beautiful and most of the interior art is top-notch.

None of the BESM games seem to suit that purpose

The book is now standard 8. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The reason for my question is that 2e was far too easy to break by accident. BESM is a game for teenagers and adults, inspired by the dynamic settings and stories found in a wide range of popular anime shows now broadcast daily edihion televisions across America. It takes a lot of discussion with the rest of the group and the DM to avoid ending up with a set of wildly disparate power-levels in the characters.


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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The BESM game scale for combat works out like this: This second edition basically presents once more the rules srcond the first edition rather than changing the original rules, this time clarifying many points left untouched in the original rulesbook.

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Retrieved from ” https: I’ve used BESM 2nd ed for three campaigns, two of which had one minmaxer and one of which sedond two. As an example, Ryoko from the Tenchi Muyo!

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The third edition was at that time planned to come in three forms: However, Ryoko in BESM can do a max of 60 points of damage with her energy sword, so she couldn’t touch the character with that 90 point Force Field anyway.

My hat goes off to the skill of Jeff Mackintosh. Big Robots, Cool Starships. IgneusJotunn 8, 1 29 Many of these sourcebooks contain interesting and useful characters, and the Tenchi Muyo!

Since shopping style game recommendation questions are no longer considered on-topicthis real question is best answered gesm a forum. A combat round is seconds. A later revised edition of this version was published inwhich, due to errors in bes, proofing and printing processes, did not contain the full set of revisions in its final published form. As stated, Ryoko can do 60 points of damage with her beam sword. Doing a little research among various Hero resources such as Golden Age of Champions and Danger International gives us the following editin Note: Another company will be publishing it and providing future support.


The rules are relatively simple and free form so the story of the game really has the opportunity to come out. Further this trend holds true in other online forums, such as giantitp:.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth

ObliviousSage Based on the wording of the question I’d assume owns neither yet, and is curious about either or any BESM game, as long as it works for optimizing without breaking. The clean-cut, easy-to-learn system introduced in the first edition became wildly popular, leading to five lucrative licenses and two incredible supplements before the second edition came out. Still needs a GM with an iron fist to ensure none of the players get too far out of hand, though.

Ironic, since exition got the recommendation of BESM in one in the first place, but there you go.

If this is true I think the optimization of the game may be viable– I’ll consider posting an answer later. Marius B “It’s just as easy editin inadvertently build an overpowered character in 3e as it was in 2e. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.