How famous are your player characters? In 6d6 Hellenic, the player’s characters are the champions of the gods. With no more than fifty such champions going about doing the work of the Olympic gods, it is uncommon to come across one. But word of them has spread far and wide
All stories have to start somewhere. For superheroes, what comes before they get their powers is prologue, a background that influences them, but does not define them. How they got these powers, the origin of their super powers, forms the core of the character. It defines how they interact with
We’ve got the description (part 1)and we’ve got the advantages (part 2). Now our beast needs it’s metadata. The metadata in a 6d6 character is about how much potential the character has. A character uses their advantages by spending potential on them. Our Smog Devil has plenty of advantages at
Most of us have had that point in a game where a set of characters work together for longer than a single campaign. Usually a character will have a motive for solving the problem at hand, ranging from the greater good to cash payments to he stole my ice cream.
With our monster described and given some character (see part 1), lets get into the mechanics. On first pass through the paths available in the 100 monster bestiary, I’ve picked out these to start with. As a note, advantages and paths are underlined. Part 1 can be found here. Arboreal or
I went searching the internet for interesting monster images for inspiration and this is a great piece of art by rabbiteyes. I’ll talk you through how I’m turning image into creature. First Impression – Looks like someone took a giant wasp and merged it with the upper parts of a
“Oooh, heloooooo. Anythiiiiing I i can dooooo for you today?” By simply elongating my o’s and i’s on the ends of words, I can bring shudders and threats of violence from my friends and players. For they know this odd phrasing heralds the return of one of my recurring characters.
I’m a big fan of Emily Alys-King’s artwork so for this character creation post, I’m using one of her pieces of art. Emily’s already given us a good start – this is Ambassador Kai’ree of the Serquill. They’re a warlike race of four armed hedgehogs, but are only 4-8 inches
Character creation in the 6d6 RPG is a fine and splendid thing. Whether you’re using the quick start rules or building something from scratch, with a few key ideas a fully fledged character can be built in minutes. But like all systems, there are cracks the unwary can fall down.
Fiction by Patrick King, inspired by our recent ideas for a post-apocalyptic RPG setting. Andy is still not back from the latest foraging trip. I’m concerned, usually he’s only gone for a few hours but night passed and there’s still no sign. I heard some of them last night, the