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by Andrew1879
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Product Line General Discussion
Topic: 1879 Product Line Errata
Replies: 5
Views: 17443

Re: 1879 Product Line Errata

Players Guide, pp32-33: The calendar drops a day from January, not November, in order to create a 360 day year.
by Andrew1879
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Product Line General Discussion
Topic: Calendar errata?
Replies: 1
Views: 2620

Re: Calendar errata?

Oh bother. Yes, we're going to have to correct that to January.
by Andrew1879
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: For Gamemasters
Topic: Gruv Lancer Snail
Replies: 5
Views: 4030

Re: Gruv Lancer Snail

That is obnoxious, weird, and funny in a deranged sort of way. I like it. Have you looked at the Earthdawn 3E rules for Creature Creation? They're the foundational mechanic for 1879 creature building. We're still working on adapting them, or I'd post a sneak peek.
by Andrew1879
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: Making Characters
Replies: 36
Views: 17704

Re: Making Characters

Foci are explained in the Players Companion. They can provide bonuses to Spellcasting or Effect Tests, and can be restricted to specific spells or types of spells. Boojums need a specific type of focus (Mana Gathering) to survive in low-mana areas, like Death Valley or the Samsut city-states within ...
by Andrew1879
Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: For Gamemasters
Topic: Toolkit
Replies: 3
Views: 3148

Re: Toolkit

There will be a critter creation mechanic. We're digging into British Isles mythology and coming up with some really bizarre stuff. The plan is to do a paranormal animals book, Cryptozoological Specimens of the British Isles, with Mentions of Curious Creatures of Myth and Legend Found to be True and...
by Andrew1879
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: Making Characters
Replies: 36
Views: 17704

Re: Making Characters

The table on p269 is a subset of the table on p266, showing the Skill slots gained at Tier advancement. The chart on p266 is the primary source, the chart on p269 an extract. Yes, you get slots for Core/Optional and Free Skills at all Professional Ranks. The sentence on p269 that says you only get F...
by Andrew1879
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: For Players
Topic: Making Characters
Replies: 36
Views: 17704

Re: Making Characters

1. Walking but not running, riding, or chilling, as required for a Recovery Test. 2. a. Slots are gained at each advancement in Professional Rank (= Circle), and at Tier Advancement (=Circle+Tier). b. Semi-correct, Initiates start with no available Free slots, and thus cannot learn new Free Skills u...
by Andrew1879
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Product Line General Discussion
Topic: 1879 Product Line Errata
Replies: 5
Views: 17443

Re: 1879 Product Line Errata

Players Guide: Kistalmi use double their ground Movement Rate to glide instead of walking or running. For every two hexes they glide horizontally, they may move up or down one hex vertically without affecting their total Movement Rate. They can only glide for 15 minutes before they must rest for the...
by Andrew1879
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: Making Characters
Replies: 36
Views: 17704

Re: Making Characters

All three Saurid types get Tail Attack, yes. Kistalmi use double their ground Movement Rate to glide instead of walking or running. For every two hexes they glide horizontally, they may move up or down one hex vertically without affecting their total Movement Rate. They can only glide for 15 minutes...
by Andrew1879
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: For Players
Topic: Mr. Johnson but not Mr. Johnson
Replies: 1
Views: 2020

Re: Mr. Johnson but not Mr. Johnson

Mr. Fagin.