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  1. No, they were called background points, which could be spent on various things during character generation, like stat bonuses, extra skill points, extra starting funds, gear, some talent-like things, etc.
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  2. I recall that the old MERP game handled this by giving humans more background points on average than most races, especially elves (who tended to have the fewest, being tied to Fate and all ... ). These points could be spent on all sorts of things: stat bonuses, extra skill points, extra cash, etc. It'd probably be easy to come up with something like that for BRP.
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  3. Pretty cool. Looking forward to hear more. I just stared reading Lamentations otFP... great stuff and awesome art.
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  4. Looking forward to hearing how this turns out!
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  5. First off mix-species parties are very rare in traditional RQ/BRP games. That was because the settings were different that the typical high fantasy setting common to many other fantasy RPGs. In Glorantha (the original RQ setting) most of the races are hostile to each other and just won;t adventure together-more like kill each other on sight! In Fantasy Earth (the dealt setting for RQ3), the races were based on their legendary antecedents rather than on the common FRPG archetypes, and thus treated as rare mysterious beings- not player characters. In the few settings where a more typical
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  6. I've always played the old school Stormbringer way - INT+POW >= 32. That way you could have very studious wizards who spend countless hours pouring over tomes, but need to be very careful lest they lose too much POW and thus the ability to cast/summon becomes more and more difficult. Or, you can have characters with raw, unbridled power and ability, but lack the knowledge to grasp the nuances and truly arcane arts. Or, you have the god-like Melniboneans, who have the INT and the POW, and are the source of nightmarish fairy tales and can level whole armies/fleets. But, that's me ...
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  7. That would be the new heroic elf champion known as Glade.
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  8. Both the gold and silver dragons of D&D often assume human form, especially when dealing with humans.
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