The two-time Origins Award nominated multi-genre Japanese anime RPG is now available in a more compact Revised Second Edition format! BESM is inspired. From the back cover: In the myriad realms of imagination there are an infinite number of worlds waiting to be discovered. BESM Second Edition helps you. Guardians of Order: Big Eyes, Small Mouth () A generic engine focusing on the “anime” medium. The game uses the Tri-Stat system in its D6 iteration.

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It takes a lot of discussion with the rest of the group and the DM to avoid ending up with a set of wildly disparate power-levels in the characters.

Starting inGuardians of Order replaced the company’s previous practice of producing stand-alone games for anime series for which editiom had obtained licenses with Ultimate Fan Guides gesm a series of supplements for BESM which combine information on the episodes, characters and themes of anime series with statistics and game information for those series.

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Thus, 1 round is about 4 seconds. Later came a revised book that updated the core rules with three years worth of errata, as well as the crunch from many their various genre books, such as Hot Rods and Gun Bunnies and Cute and Fuzzy Cockfighting Seizure Monsters.

Please try again later. The initial edition, designed by Mark C. If you want to ask for advice as to what things in BESM are exceptionally secons, go ahead and ask that in another question and I can take a shot at it. Views Read Edit View history. A later revised edition of this version was published inwhich, due to errors in the proofing and printing processes, did not contain the full set of revisions in its final published form.


This matches up fairly well, and shouldn’t altered unless the character has the Swimming Attribute. Showing of 10 reviews.

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ObliviousSage Based on the wording of the question I’d assume owns neither yet, and is curious about either or any BESM game, as long as it works for optimizing without breaking. Centauri Knights and Uresia: Have you looked at this question already? The first edition of BESM was a bit of a clusterfuck, as it was GoO’s first release, but unlike many companies’ first releases, it was still playable and fun. The normal kind so you don’t need any polyhedral funny looking dice.

None of the BESM games seem to suit that purpose

This equals about 5d6 of Hand Killing Attack. It will cheerfully let you make a character who will lose a cage match with an angry editin if you decide to spec for, say, mad edtiion. All dice rolls are based on 6 sided die. The rules allow for games to be played in any anime setting, from high-school romantic comedy to pet monster shows to dark horror. Post as a guest Name. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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Aside from multiple anime related sourcebooks Sailor Moon, Tenchi Muyo! Even though the game is suppose to be an “anime” based game, you can use it for any type of genre.


I’ve used BESM secojd ed for three campaigns, two of which had one minmaxer and one of which had two. As stated, Ryoko can do 60 points of damage with her beam sword. As such, it’s possible to make a BESM character who’s a battled hardened killfiend in a party with an affable genius.

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BESM first appeared in August ofbewm it self as the anime role-playing game. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. For example, a pistol does 5 points of damage, a katana does 10, and so on. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The rules are relatively simple and free form bssm the story of the game really has the opportunity to come out. Learn more about Amazon Prime. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. For example, in a martial arts campaign, and and all combat skills are expensive, while in a teenage romance game it’s cooking and sports among others.

The BESM game scale for combat works out like this:

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