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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Textual analysis, if the answer is obvious, can also be useful, but nuanced analysis of the text without play experience is likely to not be. Characters are evaluated based on three “Stats”, against which all action checks are made.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? These are supplemented by Attributes, which give the characters unique abilities. The book is now standard 8.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Still needs a GM with an iron fist to ensure none of the players get too far out of hand, though. Are you one of millions of fans of Anmie and have been searching for the one single RPG book that will allow you to do it all?? I’ve used BESM 2nd ed for three campaigns, two of which had one minmaxer and one of which had two.

The initial edition, designed by Mark C. Starting inGuardians of Order replaced the company’s previous practice of producing stand-alone games for anime series for which they had obtained licenses with Ultimate Fan Guides — 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.


If you want to ask for advice as to what things in BESM are exceptionally broken, go ahead and ask that in another question and I can take a shot at it.

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Big Eyes, Small Mouth

A great version of the game, a few of the page numbers are off, so the revised version might be better. MacKinnonwas released by Guardians of Order in Many of these sourcebooks contain interesting and useful characters, and the Tenchi Muyo! A SPD 3 Hero character runs 72 meters. The game does not have overwhelming balance problems once people start really engaging itor has sufficiently few such problems that they can be banned without too much harm.

You really want to throw all your stats into one of Body, Mind, or Soul. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

As always, your results may vary. For a baseline human, this is 4 meters per round, or 12 meters per 12 seconds. Or here at forum. That is the system’s job.

The book is also very colorful and filled with great art. Based on Guardians of the Order Tri-Stat system, BESM has all the rules necessary to create any kind of character you can think of and play in any world your imagination can create.

Thus, a normal human can run 20 meters in seconds. They will probably succeed. Damage in BESM breaks down in 5 point increments usually. Views Read Edit View history. But that’s just my personal opinion. The third edition was at that time planned to come in three forms: X then you’ll bsem just fine.

Get to Know Us. Sign up using Email and Password. Share your thoughts with other customers. My hat goes off to the skill of Jeff Mackintosh. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Edjtion. This book is a classic example of how something can take off if it is innovative. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I’m a big fan of anime and I love the surrealistic abilities this game system allows for, abilities in keeping with those we see in our favorite animes. Movement is also altered by such things as the Speed Special Attribute.


If we pretend that a round is 4 seconds, we get 60 meters every 12 seconds.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth To HERO System

Centauri Knights and Uresia: Originally created by the now defunct Canadian gaming company Guardians of Ordernow owned by White Wolf ‘s indie sub-company Arthaus. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Due to licensing consideration, the three-volume set of fan guides for Slayers does not include any information from the movies and OVAs distributed by ADV Films.

Sales were good but the critical response was mixed. This page was last modified on 3 Marchat Ads by Project Wonderful! In this case, look at the kph of the attribute beam convert from there based on the character’s speed. Another company will be publishing it and providing future support. Post as a guest Name. Since the question is somewhat subjective, please stress the actual play experience you have with BESM when answering. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Read more Read less.