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Middle [Chat] Roleplaying

RiemannLivesRiemannLives Registered User regular
edited February 2012 in Debate and/or Discourse
A spinoff of the buckets-of-dice-and-endless-tables RPG system Rolemaster, Middle Earth Roleplaying was suprisingly well suited to the fiction of the Lord of the Rings.

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This is the rather more complete Second Edition rulebook:

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but in order to make room for more game content they had to cut all the exellent character sketches from the original:

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The game system is, compared to most fantasy RPGs, extremely low magic and low powered. Combat is extremely deadly, even with high level characters, thanks to the extensive and occassionaly amusing critical hit tables.

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What you think "makes sense" has nothing to do with reality. It just has to do with your life experience. And your life experience may only be a small smidgen of reality. Possibly even a distorted account of reality at that. So what this means is that, beginning in the 20th century as our means of decoding nature became more and more powerful, we started realizing our common sense is no longer a tool to pass judgment on whether or not a scientific theory is correct. - Neil Degrasse Tyson

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  • RiemannLivesRiemannLives Registered User regular
    btw: feel free to lock this if I jumped the gun on being a backup.

    What you think "makes sense" has nothing to do with reality. It just has to do with your life experience. And your life experience may only be a small smidgen of reality. Possibly even a distorted account of reality at that. So what this means is that, beginning in the 20th century as our means of decoding nature became more and more powerful, we started realizing our common sense is no longer a tool to pass judgment on whether or not a scientific theory is correct. - Neil Degrasse Tyson
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Super Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited February 2012
    EM squeaked in right under but this is good. we'll keep it in reserve for a future hour of need.

    Jacobkosh on
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