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  1. The 5th edition sheet has a lot more automation such as automatically applying applying religious bonuses, but it is an utter mess. The more recent 5.2 is much better but the limited automation makes handling religious bonuses difficult.
  2. Is the source for the Family History generator by Dr. J.M. "Thijs" Krijger & Niklas Schönberg that was at http://pendragon.uplink.fi/ available or is hosted somewhere else?
  3. The title of the thread is "Announcing the Basic Roleplaying System Reference Document and Open Game License" so home brewing and or not publishing under the BRP logo is irrelevant.
  4. You can't the mechanic would have to be "substantively different". You can't have a mechanic which measures a person's mood/thinking/behavior by rolling against a a stat or ability and depending on result you lose a variable number of points in a pool?
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovecraftian_horror https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Cthulhu_Mythos_writers
  6. They never have only attacked females. From your tone it is obvious you are just projecting modern progressive view points. From the first major description way back in Borderlands it has stated that Broos implant their larvae in any living thing that has a cavity.
  7. Where does the idea that Broo males have stingers and that they only target female animals come from?
  8. Ok hopefully this has not been discussed previously but I have had a look the forums but I could not find anything. I am preparing Borderlands and planning encounters and I have noticed Prax seems to have doubled. The distance from Pavis to Horn Gate use to be about 80 -90 kms. So as stated in Borderlands it takes 4 days to cross the Long Dry . In Later products e.g. Argan Argar Atlas and the Pavis:Gateway to adventure the distance is more like 160km. So should I be adjusting Borderlands travel times or am I losing my mind?
  9. I am currently running Day of the Beast. While preparing the London Burning chapter I noticed there is no mention of Special Branch who was, at the time, responsible for investigation and prevention of political violence. So I started doing a bit of research about Special Branch in 1927 -1929 First I thought it would be a nice hook if the groups BoI agent had a contact in Special Branch and with a bit of digging I found Millicent Bagot a temporary clerk with Special Branch correlating information gathered by Special Branch detectives. As for someone who could be heading up the investigation I came across Hubert "Gin" Ginhoven . This opened a whole a new wonderful can of tentacles as Ginhoven was actually a Soviet agent and was passing on information regarding surveillance of left wing groups and providing warnings about raids and arrests. It seems that Ginhoven was recruited by William Ewer a member of the Communist Part of Great Britain and journalist for the Daily Herald. Ewer ran a spy ring with sources in the India Office, home Office and Scotland. The ring was managed through a news agency the Federated Press of America. When the FPA closed Ewer and Rosa Edwardes (the group's secretary) moved operations to the Featherstone Typewriting Bureau. Aiding Ewer and Edwardes were employees of the Vigilance Detective Agency Walter Dale and Albert (Arthur) Allen ex- police detectives, with left leanings, who had been fired from the Metropolitan Police for taking part in the 1919 Police strike. Their duties were counter surveillance and acting as cut-outs between Ewer and recruited agents such as Ginhoven. Dale was Ewer's cut-out to Ginhoven and does not seem to have been particularly good at his job as he always met Ginhoven at a Lyon's teashop near Bank station. In the scenario I had Ewer's group funding and advising the Tooting Revolutionary Party. When the TRP morphed into the Tooting Sons of Terror Ewers group lost contact with them. To Ewer's group this did not seem important until a bunch of Yanks turn up and start questioning Ginhoven. Thankfully my players took the bait when Ginhoven was evasive about the investigation into Datlers death and they followed him later when he left Scotland Yard. They trailed him to the Bank station and saw him meeting Walter Dale. Dale led them to the Featherstone Typewriting Bureau where they observed Dale meeting with Rosa Edwardes and Albert Allen. They later trailed Albert Allen to a meeting with Kevin Smith the ex-leader of the TRP. I found this a much more interesting way to get them Tooting other them getting the information from a captured Son of Terror at the Dawes house. As an added twist I changed Oliver Tant to Olivia Tant. I based the character on Rotha Lintorn-Orman
  10. Very saddened to read this, as I listen to a Pendragon podcast, Greg Stafford's creations have been a major part of my life.
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  12. Can you compile a list of all the problematic myths so they can be removed. When you have that done you should compile a list of all real world myths that you find "probematic" and it send to publishers like Penguin and demand they be removed from any future publications and have existing stocks burned.
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