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by darksoul
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: How would you go about making an interesting AFF one-shot.
Replies: 2
Views: 35

How would you go about making an interesting AFF one-shot.

This is coming as a result of my topic about the 12 SKILL score problem. FF books and AFF2e are def made for long stories. The players high STAMINA shows that. So how would you make a challenging one-shot? Monsters could be stronger I guess? Give players less STAMINA? Leave STATS as is. They'll need...
by darksoul
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Looking at The SKILL 12 problem with new eyes
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Looking at The SKILL 12 problem with new eyes

Funnily enough I had the same thing playing co-operative Icewind Dale. I was the cleric, some of the earlier big dungeons are undead focused so I was cleaning up and very much the biggest deal in the party. Then a dungeon or two later we were up against giants (iirc) and the barbarian was the only ...
by darksoul
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Allansian Sorcery
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Allansian Sorcery

SkinnyOrc wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:19 am
This is the info we got on the magic items book earlier. The post just after that though seemed to be describing more a treasure book. Wondering if these are one and the same or different books?
Yes, seem that the link SKinnyOrc provided leads to something different. Has it changed over time?
by darksoul
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Allansian Sorcery
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Allansian Sorcery

Great minds think alike! I'm including both the spells from Citadel of Chaos and Temple of Terror in Encyclopedia Arcana: Volume 1 (currently 75K words and almost there). They'll be in an Appendix for a new magical style called: Demi-Sorcery. The color text reads: New Magical Special Skills Magic-D...
by darksoul
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Looking at The SKILL 12 problem with new eyes
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Looking at The SKILL 12 problem with new eyes

I think it pretty much boils down to that as well, yah. There's still interesting choices to be made and roleplay, puzzles and traps. And yet even with combat greater SKILL just means greater challenges. So what if a single orc isn't a threat anymore? Throw a dozen at them, at once, and some archer...
by darksoul
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Looking at The SKILL 12 problem with new eyes
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Looking at The SKILL 12 problem with new eyes

I've read a few online articles, and I think it was addressed on this forum as well, the problem of having a 12 skill character who walks over everything, Over time I've learned more about running games and game design and I don't think this is a problem. The key here is how the game is set up and i...
by darksoul
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Is luck roll given to resist priest magic?
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Is luck roll given to resist priest magic?

That's what I thought. I just couldn't find the answer to confirm it. That makes priest magic really powerful
by darksoul
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Allansian Sorcery
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Allansian Sorcery

Temple of Terror is still on my bookshelf waiting for me. Just curious, in it Yaztromo describes what he's teaching as sorcery? Does it have any of the characteristics of normal sorcery like physical spell components and costing STAM? Maybe they're wizardry spells and he just calls it sorcery? If i...
by darksoul
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Allansian Sorcery
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Allansian Sorcery

Interestingly enough you could make the assertion that this magic grew out of Analandian Sorcery of you consider the book release dates as chronological. Shamutanti Hills was released in 1983 and The Temple of Terror Was Released in 1985. I don't know if that means the stories happen in that order ...
by darksoul
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Is luck roll given to resist priest magic?
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Is luck roll given to resist priest magic?

I couldn't find the answer.
Not even sure if some abilities need an attack roll.
If a priest has the curse spell does he need to make an attack roll?
If a priest has weakness does the enemy get a test of luck to resist?
by darksoul
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Allansian Sorcery
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Allansian Sorcery

I must admit that I don’t have an extensive knowledge of the Sorcery spells. Is this a subset or a different list? Are you suggesting that there is a different tradition of Sorcery which has grown in Allansia after it was introduced from the Old World? Different List. II'd say that Allansia already...
by darksoul
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Allansian Sorcery
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Allansian Sorcery

I've pondered on this for a while. Answer was right in my face all along. As taught by Yaztromo in Temple of Terror, Allansian Sorcery. Open Door - 2 stamina Creature Sleep - 1 stamina Magic Arrow - 2 stamina Language - 1 stamina Read Symbols - 1 stamina Light - 2 stamina Fire - 1 or 2 stamina Jump ...
by darksoul
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Combat Companion
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Combat Companion

Looking forward to this
by darksoul
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: Tweaks and clarifications to the new AFF rulebook
Replies: 72
Views: 38953

Re: Tweaks and clarifications to the new AFF rulebook

I know I posted a lot of questions because I was unsure how to resolve them but as someone else pointed out, the more rules we put in the less this becomes like AFF. My feeling now, after GMing so much, is that the rules are there to help me resolve situations, so most calls are up to me. The only t...
by darksoul
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2
Topic: WOFTM session finaly. Further Analysis.
Replies: 7
Views: 2848

Re: WOFTM session finaly. Further Analysis.

Were the players used to other games where healing was more plentiful? It sounds like if they'd been more wary of combat from the beginning things wouldn't have been so dire by the end. It's definitely something that takes getting used to. On the food situation, I can't check my copy of the adventu...