ICRPG – Quality over Quantity

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So I recently picked up ICRPG (Index Card RPG) a RPG book by Runehammer (previously known as Drunkens and Dragons) 


It’s currently on it’s 2nd edition, which is an A5 book with about 200 pages with text slightly bigger than DnD writing (or very close).

DnD has a variety of books; Core Rulebooks, Monster Manuals, Campaigns and advanced characters all over it’s 40+ years lifespan (first published 1974).

In ICRPG Core Rules, there are 2 Campaign Settings (Dark Fantasy and Space), 20 Classes and 10 Races (over 2 Campaigns), 29 Monsters and a series of adventure hooks.

Yet I feel, as a GM, I can get more out of this than DnD.

Why?

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FATE – the Fire of Angels – Timed Exquisitely (Prelude part 2)

This is the second part of the prelude I’m creating using an RPG mechanic.  Feel free to send feedback.

The first part of the prelude is here


The Fire of Angels dropped below L1 and left Void Space.

“All clear!”  Michael lifted his goggles…

“Why do you wear those?”  Carriea tightened the last screw.

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FATE – the Fire of Angels – Tarriara’s Exodus (Prelude)

This is the first part of a story I’m creating using an RPG mechanic.  Feel free to send feedback.


The Fire of Angels dropped below L1 and left Void Space.

“What the…” the Captain looked down at the drive console “Great!  Spike!  You promised that the drive could handle the load!”

“I said!”  The radio crackled from the volume “That the engine could handle it!  The overheat… that was a different matter.”

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