Fantasy Wargaming has 37 ratings and 6 reviews. Ned said: This is an artifact from the early days of role-playing. The authors are British students who p. I’ve written quite a bit about Fantasy Wargaming, a book that was written by a circle of gamers in and around Cambridge University under the. Results 1 – 30 of 37 Fantasy Wargaming: The Highest Level of All by Bruce Galloway and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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To echo a couple of earlier comments: Religious rank is the rank of the character in some religious organization, whether it is the Church, a coven, or some religious order monks, Templars, etc. I did my own little review of it here. Armor provides a damage reduction of But when it took off it was obvious that I was superfluous to requirements and there is not one single idea in the book which I could ever have contributed.

The gallpway and smaller forms the residents take over time is explained in terms of the economy of mana — a small form costs less mana to maintain.

Fractalbat A lair for gaming, sci-fi, comics, and other geekish pursuits. It is fascinating how the authors gamified the paradigm of medieval Christianity.

GROGNARDIA: Retrospective: Fantasy Wargaming

Unfortunately, this was compounded with the ability to get the wrong end of the stick. Speed is given qualitatively, in comparison to a human. I guess you just roll when you encounter them, but you could just as well make a list and roll for each one ahead of time. While the brucd was being put together, Bruce and I worked on a second game.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Anyway the higher a PB one attains, the more slow the progress bfuce, because sins and virtues have variable piety values depending on which PB the character is in.

Active magic falls under a number of types: I posted a couple of small entries on this book a few weeks ago, inc. I have no idea if the rules, as they gallowya appeared, were ever tested.

Fantasy Wargaming

If something that belongs to you appears here and you want it removed or better attribution provided, please let me know. There was no way I could resist.

Take On Rules Jeremy Friesen – a poor soul consumed by gaming. The power of priests to withhold sacraments would make them quite important in any conflict. As a result, our second and final game was a country house murder. I do remember the starting point, which was a SF idea by — I think — Larry Niven — that there was only a certain amount of magic in the world and you could use it up.

Since your level will increase your chances of success, this slowly diminishes unless you take bigger and bigger risks, trying more and more difficult tasks. Rules for this are provided in gslloway section, including rules for letting characters detect these influences. This chapter is meant to explain the origins of the fabulous beasts and monsters to found later on in the rules heraldry and bestiaries, for the most part, plus the literary sources.


Well this was unexpected. On a success, whether or not there is a penalty, the power appealed to will do what was asked, casting galloay spell or counterspell, giving information, etc. No trivia or quizzes yet. I was sorry to see it discarded after one abortive run; it had fantastic potential, but was far too clever and literary for any discernible market wxrgaming the time.

I bought my copy back when chain book stores still sold gaming products in large quantities, by which I mean that they not only stocked many copies of most products but also sold products by companies other than TSR. The first mechanic discussed is Luck rolls, which are used in pretty much every other mechanic.

I haven’t looked at it in years though.

Herb August 4, at 2: The current game is information about the game in progress, for players or spectators. The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag brce tags or in the original packaging but not sealed. The types of conjuration described are:.

That may be true. The book was poorly organized and laid out.