Space Hostilities

Apropos of nothing at all, the following example characters from Zap! Solitaire Jones Template: Bad-ass Drive: Get rich Toughness: 3, Stamina: 2, Will: 3, Actions: 2 Powers Gunslinger 5 – shoots first Alertness 5 automatic defense Hotshot Pilot 6 Shticks Maintenance 4 Knows a guy 4 – knows people everywhere Charming Rogue 4 Smuggler 4 […]

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Zap! updated!

There’s a new version of Zap! on RPGNow.  A lot of work went into this one.  There are some rules clarifications, and significant new optional rules for things like speeding ship-to-ship combat, adding hit locations to regular combat, and pages and pages of new example equipment.  Many of the most useful tables have been added […]

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A Brief E.L.F.s & Espers Glossary

E.L.F.  Engineered Life Form D.W.A.R.F.   Deep Warren Adapted Rock Form H.O.B.B.T. Habitat Optimized Biologically Based Technology G-N.O.M.E. Genetic-Nonce Organism, Modified Experimental O.G.R.E. Organism Grossly Reinforced Experimental M.A.G.E. Magically Adept Genetically Engineered O.R.K. Organism for Relentless Killing H-E.M.A.N. Hyper-Enhanced Male Android Newtype S.H.E.R.A. Super Human Emergency Response Android C.O.B.O.L.D.s Common Order Biologically Optimized Layered Design

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Zounds! Recommended Viewing

Appendix O Recommended Viewing The Adventures of Robin Hood Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland The Adventures of Baron Munchausen John Neville, Eric Idle Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones Dragonslayer Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke Excalibur Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst How to Train Your Dragon Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler Jason and the Argonauts Todd […]

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Zounds! Appendix N

Recommended Reading Many of these are among my favorites, and all of them had an influence on Zounds!, if only to consider whether they would present any problems if you wanted to play something like them using the system. Alexander, Lloyd The Prydain Chronicles Anthony, Piers A Spell for Chameleon Aragones, Sergio and Evanier, Mark Groo Ariosto, Ludovico Orlando […]

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Zounds! is here!

I’m thrilled to announce that Zounds! the Fantasy RPG is now available from RPGNow!  I feel like this is the best SFX! game yet.  It’s certainly the biggest in terms of content. It’s also the first to have illustrations other than the computer graphics ones that I do… swiped from dead people the world over! […]

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D&D to Zounds! conversion

D&D to Zounds! conversionStats (min 1) Toughness 2 +/- CON bonus Will 2 +/- WIS bonus Stamina 2 Actions 2 +/- INT bonus (positive only) Powers If not spell-casting class, or if Cleric: Name of your Class 4 + (Level) If spell-casting class (including Cleric): Combat Spells 4 + Highest Level Spell you can cast. […]

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