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    Default Decided on BRP as my Core d100

    I decided to venture into d100 recently, and with a stack of practically every variation printed or OGL I went over them, creating a character and looking over magic and battle rules.
    In the end, I came down to three systems for use as my core: BRP BGB, RuneQuest 6 or OpenQuest. I eliminated OpenQuest because I like skills by weapon and hit locations and adding them on seemed like superfluous work when I had 6 other games with those features. RuneQuest 6 intruiged me, but the combat seemed a wee bit too cinematic for me, on the other hand I do like the Cult system of RQ6. What ultimately decided it was the list of equivalent skills in the back of the BGB, which makes it easier to put creatures and features from other d100 games. I will, however, be using RQ6 cults essentially RAW.
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    With BRP and "BRP related" products, there is really no way to make a wrong choice. Welcome to the fold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by threedeesix View Post
    With BRP and "BRP related" products, there is really no way to make a wrong choice. Welcome to the fold.

    Rod
    I'm actually going to use some of the Classic Fantasy spells for Sorcery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QueenJadisOfCharn View Post
    I'm actually going to use some of the Classic Fantasy spells for Sorcery.
    Actually, the CF spells are additions the BRP Magic, not Sorcery which uses a different system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by threedeesix View Post
    Actually, the CF spells are additions the BRP Magic, not Sorcery which uses a different system.

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    Right, I was using the terms interchangeably.

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    I tend to use BRP BGB with a lot of options, as I originally got into the system through RQ3 in the 80s, and the BGB allows me to continue along without too many dramatic changes. My players know these rules as well, so its less disruption. Actually if it wasn't for them, I would probably use RQ6 instead. However, its pretty easy to port rules into the base form of BRP, so I often have elements from RQ6, MW, OQ, CF and other supplements.

    Its a great system that appeals to both simulationalist and narrative play styles, you won't be disappointed!

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