Tri-Stat dX is a great system, and I do like the adjustments they made against the standard that BESM set. However, in several areas I feel they either failed to. Super quick: I *think* that BESM is rather similar to a smaller product I enjoy, and shares the major mechanic–the “Tri-Stat” system. However. I was looking at a game over in the PBP forum, talking about these rules. Now, I’ ve got a copy of the Tri-stat and the d20 version, both the Stingy.

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If the roll was higher, the character has failed at the task.

They are usually noncombatants, although a few pick up some basic defensive skills. An Attribute can also be assigned a Defect which brings the cost of the power down. I am surprised no one else has offered any feedback. Murders Mysterious Legend of the Five Rings: Most Demon Gods have more skills — and long histories….

Benedict Artifacts of Darkness Superheroic Answers: Bear in mind I am speaking of the 3rd edition of BESM, I have heard all sorts of interesting complaints against earlier trl of the tri-stat system.

Tri-Stat is simply more flexible. Tri-Stat’s name comes from the system’s three main Stats: For instance, a beam weapon superpower could require a character’s special concentration to maintain, giving an advantage to an enemy force.


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All die roll resolutions in Tri-Stat use two polyhedral dice of the same type.

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I’m sure that others really like it for campaign play. I just can’t see how they fit together.

Effective level represents the level the attribute is assumed to have in regards to attributes such as Nullify, Dynamic Powers, level caps based on dice size, and the like. Eric Moore Gates of Shadow: Attributes represent special talents, perks and superpower abilities a character may have.

BESM 3e(tri-stat) vs. Strands of Fate

Aftermath Session 48, Interlude: Use the character creation grid from SoP, there wtat also an erranta running around with it. Superhero games would use 2d10, or 2d Retrieved from ” https: Life in Core II: The blade normally recharges when drawn or sheathed.


Scott The New World, Part 9: Characters are evaluated based on three “Stats”, against which all action checks are made. No Web Links Found.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. Tuesday, 3rd April, Combat can be seen as a bunch of contested actions made against particular adversaries, however the character uses their Attack Combat Value as the number they must roll equal to, or less than, to score successful attacks against the opposition. Like other generic role-playing game systemsTri-Stat dX has adaptable rules that can be applied to many genres and settings.

Originally Posted by Chris StarShade. And it’s an extremely versatile system – you can pretty much play any kind of game in it, as long as it’s cinematic rather than gritty and down-to-earth.