Buffy the Vampire Slayer Roleplaying Game is a series of complementary books for role-playing game (RPG) based on Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. This chapter serves to introduce Buffy fans to gaming, gaming fans to Buffy (as if that were necessary), and both of them to the Buffy roleplaying game. It starts. the Vampire Slayer roleplaying game (BtVS RPG) corebook. Isn’t that special. You have just embarked on your own personal roleplaying trip. The roleplaying.
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With the Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPGyou can play one night stands against demons, or go the whole semester with Buffy, Willow, Xander bvts the rest in a series of interconnected adventures.
His battle with the druid Fer Doirich continues into the modern age, where the adventure posits that the witches Willow and Tara are the reincarnations of his fosterers Bodhmall and Liath respectively. These names are now used widely throughout fiction based upon the series.
These are awarded by the Director, who will usually offer a certain number to all characters for the successful completion of an adventure, and may offer additional experience for particularly good role-playing, particularly when the character is forced to confront their emotional issues which are usually at least partly defined by their Drawbacksfaces unpleasant news or unwelcome developments, or builds upon friendships or romantic relationships.
Drawbacks may also be purchased to provide additional character points, up to an overall limit of ten points. Taking material at will from a series of game books kind of like a Las Vegas buffetplayers help tell a fully interactive story guided by a Director, who works very hard to give them all something to reduce to a pile of dust.
The number of points available to any given character depends on the Character Type see below. The Director sets up a story treatment, casts the bad guys and innocent victims, and keeps everything pointed roughly plotward — the players take the roles of characters from the show, or Slayers and Scoobies from their own imagination.
To make up for their relative weakness, White Hats receive additional Drama Points at the outset, and can use experience points to buy Drama Points at a 1: Support will continue in online forums and web sites.
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In both games, players are able to take on the roles of characters from the respective television series or create wholly original characters as they and their group see fit, effectively building their own Buffyverse series in the process.
Archived from the original on The Buffy and Angel RPGs utilize a point-based character creation system, in which each player character receives a set number of points in different categories which can then be spent on Attributes, Skills, and Qualities. Attributes represent the character’s main six abilities, which in this case are three physical attributes Strength, Dexterity, and Constitution and three mental attributes Intelligence, Perception, and Willpower.
Eden Studios introduces you to a roleplaying game RPG based on the world and the characters of the hit television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Buffyverse Contemporary role-playing games Eden Studios games Horror role-playing games Origins Award winners Role-playing games based on television series. As such, they receive a larger number of points to spend on their Attributes, Skills and Qualities. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Revised Corebook cover.
These are characters with more existing talent whether this came naturally or through years of trainingmore experience, and stronger supernatural abilities, if any.
This is “butt-kickers and vamps,” with just htvs dice to give everyone something to do with their hands. The first published adventure outside those featured as extras within the main books specifically created for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer role-playing game was The Dark Druid by Timothy S.
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. This article needs additional citations for verification. Both games have been hailed for their sleek, accessible ruleset and their “Drama Points” system, which gives players a greater degree of control over the flow of the story, allowing them to call upon heroic bursts of energy, plot twists, and other convenient developments as necessary.
As in many other RPGs, characters can learn and develop by gaining and expending experience points. Comics Novels Undeveloped productions. A Buffy roleplaying game has got to be a game that’s all slay and all play, cinematic roleplaying at its best without a lot of number crunching. The most inherently low-powered Type is the White Hat, a supportive figure similar to Xander Harris or Willow Rosenberg at the beginning of the series. Retrieved from ” https: They must also often exercise great care in combat.
Some Qualities and Drawbacks can also have an impact upon some tests. Remember cowboys and Indians? Fix-It for repair and mechanical work. There are three Character Types in the Buffy RPGthough the first two are generally considered most appropriate for most games. Buffering the Vampire Slayer podcast Fan productions.
Willpower represents a change from some Classic Unisystem games, and is used for spellcasting rolls as well as other mental or psychic tasks. In OctoberEden Studios announced that, following settlement of their accounts with Fox and license negotiations, they will cease producing new Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Angel game books or supplements.
According to the rules, however, White Hats lose their ‘discount’ on Drama Points once they’ve gained a certain amount of power and expertise. Views Read Edit View history. One girl in all the world, a Chosen One. Finally, the Experienced Hero Character Type, representing Buffy, Faith, or other major characters toward the end of the series, describes a powerful, skilled character who’s already seen a lot of action and learned from it all. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat An additional reward may be found in the form of Drama Points; though players may spend experience points to give their characters additional Drama Points, these may also be awarded directly by the director in recognition of excellent roleplaying or in consolation for a difficult or tragic event which may deeply impact the character in question.
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