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Eberron without d20s
« on: June 28, 2009, 04:08:56 PM »
I want to run an Eberron game because I love the setting.

I don't want to deal with the heavy 4E rules and grid focused system in a PbP game.

Would anyone be interested in a Play by Post game, using the Eberron setting for DnD, but played using a lite system (either Risus or Wushu)?

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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2009, 03:42:30 AM »
Well, i just picked up the players guide for 4E a day or two ago.  But if my lack of experience and general knowledge of the setting is forgiven I'd like to try a Pbp of it.

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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2009, 10:11:31 AM »
Lack of knowledge isn't a problem for me. You'll learn. Besides, the whole idea is that it's more similar to a modern day setting. It's Fantasy Noir Pulp.

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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2009, 03:32:26 PM »
Ooooooo, well Im up for it.

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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2009, 03:40:17 PM »
I know absolutely zero about Eberron. Would this be a game that I would be able to get into, or no?
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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2009, 08:39:14 PM »
If you like detective stories than Eberron tends to do alright. This would be an investigative game in Sharn, the fantasy counter part to New York.

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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2009, 01:13:32 PM »
I've never been in a play by post game before.  But i'd love to play something set in Eberron.
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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2009, 09:01:10 PM »
I told myself I'd wait for three people.

So, I'll post a summary of the senario before the end of the weekend along with the game system we'll use.

To help get your character creation juices flowing here's where you begin play:

You arrive on foot at the Lightning Rail station of Nowhere, on the barren plains of Breland as storm clouds begin to roll in from the west.

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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2009, 12:09:27 AM »
I would be interested. I wrote a FATE conversion up for the Eberron setting, and their dice system is relatively easy to encode in this board. Rolling 4d3-8:
(3+1+2+2)-8: Total = 0

I can send it over if you're interested.

Also the magic system would convert over to pretty much any skill-based system that you want to keep relatively freeform. I'm not very familiar with Risus or Wushu except that I believe they are diceless or close to it?
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Re: Eberron without d20s
« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2009, 12:39:11 AM »
Close to it. Wushu uses dice pools build through narrative detail while Risus piles cliches to get pools.

I kind of let this fall by the way side since I got an RL Eberron game going but now that its no going anymore I find myself longing for a return to the setting.

I think I'll go with Risus because its very straight forward. I'll work up some details here in a bit.