Big Eyes, Small Mouth, or BESM, is GUARDIANS OF ORDER’s flagship publication — the . your game into an adventure in the Sailor Moon RPG universe. Download BESM – Sailor Moon RPG & Resource Book. The Sailor Moon Role-Playing Game and Resource Book [-. 1 . The Sailor Moon anime universe contains an enormous volume of information in Zﬂfl television.
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That said, Pulver was definitely a superior game designer to MacKinnon. The core of the book, of course, are the yoma themselves. As I clean out my house preparing to move, I keep running into stuff from my past that many people seem to have forgotten moom, that is slipping into obscurity.
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In Method B every character is given a static number of stat points, which is then modified by a random roll. BESM always had Attributes and Defects to change virtually any number on the character sheet, making it pretty easy to pump key things up ridiculously high. A simple vehicle construction system?
It was stressed, however, that the GM was not required to use either of those two plots, and could do any story he or she pleased. Additionally, more lengthy passages are given describing their physical appearance, the significant events of their appearance svarious points of interest, and of course their actual stats.
You are commenting using your WordPress. Their first several licensed titles were full RPGs, including gorgeous full-color books for Tenchi Muyo! I feel I should note that, Uresia, the Fantasy Setting that BESM had, has recently been republished by the original author in a revised, expanded, and systemless format.
Rules for creating Knight characters such as the Tuxedo Mask from the series are built right into the system. In my opinion all of that had something to do with it, but when you boil it all away, Zelazny based his world on strong mythological archetypes.
It seemed like a good idea at the time, but in hindsight was a strange step to take, particularly with the implementation they chose. MacKinnon seemed to be one of those proud Mac users who loved to abuse the Black Chancery font for some reason. This went back and forth until either one character was defeated or the GM intervened with the storyline; the latter was sometimes the better route to go, depending on what the pre-determined plot was.
Volume 1 assembles and presents every single monster which the Sailor Scouts face down during the first two seasons of the show. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
BESM – Sailor Moon RPG & Resource Book
For their original works they made good use of art from talented fan artists with a few misstepsand by and large their books were very pretty. Recent reports seem to be bearing the theory out. Sure, the game functions great as an introduction for new players. In each case, not only did the doubts vanish, but the books proved themselves worthy of lavish praise. FUNimation has relicensed the whole Tenchi franchise and will be reissuing it in chunks in the coming months. If the die roll was less than what the opponent rolled, the attack was successfully deflected.
It was written and designed by Mark C. That game was kinda neat too but i did not get a lot of time to use it. The resulting charts can be used to actually randomly generate a yoma — or you can use the charts as a quick reference for designing your own basic yoma packages.
The system was very simple, and basically consisted of the book itself which was used by the GM as a guidea paper, a pencil, and two six-sided dice. You are commenting using your Twitter account. These tended to have less depth, and the selection of titles was weird and a little random.
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A solid resource, it succinctly sums up the basic foundation on which these creatures exist — summarizing the standard formulas of besj television show and how to break them to make a better roleplaying campaign ; who controls yoma and how; where yoma come from; general cosmology… the whole nine yards. A random forum post inspired me to write at length about the company and my experiences with them and their products.
It was a shame what happened to GOO. A resource almost any GM of Sailor Moon should make every effort to get their hands on. Anyoc Rule Supplement 1: If one wished to create an original character, the stats for body, mind, and soul were simply allocated by a point system ranging from 1 weakest to 10 strongest. In Method A the GM gives everyone the exact same number of stat points. Then he virtually disappeared, and almost no one was able to contact him for a while, even some people who knew him salior and had his phone number.
The best character sheets done for any game, ever.
My first encounter with GoO was in the late 90s when I stumbled across the original gray Big Eyes Small Mouth book at a local game store. With this information you of course get a standard monster manual entry for every yoma, but you also get a strategy section on how they can be defeated, and also adventure hooks on how to design a story around them.