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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Big Eyes, Small Mouth

The normal kind so you don’t need any polyhedral funny looking dice. X; That’s not exactly a ringing endorsement, but it’s true. Or here at forum. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The new edition features a change in the Tri-Stat game mechanic from a “roll-under” to the “roll-over and hit a target number” found in other games.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth (Second Edition) Series

Even though the game is suppose to be an “anime” based game, you can use it for any type of genre. The pages are glossy and feels like those expensive manga books. A SPD 3 Hero character runs 72 meters.

BESM is a game for teenagers and adults, inspired by the dynamic settings and stories found in a wide range of popular anime shows now broadcast daily on televisions across America. This page was last edited on 6 Julyat With stunning artwork and a comprehensive anime resource section, BESM Second Edition is sure to be a hit with role-players and anime fans alike!

They will probably succeed. The Masquerade 5th Ed. The Anime Role-Playing Game. Share your thoughts with other customers. Editoon example, in a editjon arts campaign, and and all combat skills are expensive, while in a teenage romance game it’s cooking and sports among others. Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. The rules are relatively simple and free form so the story of the game really has the opportunity to come out.


In this case, look at the kph of the attribute and convert from there based on the character’s speed. An answer that came up a lot during my search was “Why not play X? As a bonus, there are clear and simple descriptions of various manga and anime subgenres, and an excellent beginner’s list of videos available in the US.

Doing a little research among various Hero resources such as Golden Age of Champions and Danger International gives us the following results Note: My hat goes off to the skill of Jeff Mackintosh. Ironic, since you got the recommendation of BESM in one in the first place, but there you go.

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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. Seond is not designed to cope with focused attention from a minmaxer. This comes out to attacks per minute 7 x 15 which is somewhat beyond the Hero maximum of 60 12 SPD x 5 12 second Turns. Big Eyes, Small Mouth is a tabletop role-playing game that was designed to simulate the action of anime and manga.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Further I haven’t conducted any analysis of the rules, but rather did a quick google eition to see if a pattern emerged in popular opinions. When converting read over both the character write-up and the power in the BESM rulebook in order to get an idea for bdsm exact method to convert the Attribute. Retrieved from ” https: Marius B “It’s just as easy to inadvertently build an overpowered character in 3e as it was in 2e.

The title alludes to the common anime drawing style of characters with huge, expressive eyes and comparatively small mouths. Does BESM satisfy these two conditions? Either put a hard limit the maximum power that characters can take during creation, or find some kind bsm consensus on what’s overpowered”.


A later revised edition of this version was published inwhich, due to errors in the proofing and printing processes, did not contain the full set of revisions in its final published form.

All of these innovations were incorporated into a second edition, which was released in to a very strong reception. You really want to throw all your stats into one of Body, Mind, eeition Soul. Thus, 1 round is about 4 seconds. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? The only drawback is that any strong character is automatically a fast runner. As will all other Attributes and Skillsthe following is only a suggestion, and examination of both the character in question and the rulebook is a must.

Naturally, this is very subjective, and probably not very accurate.

BESM 2nd Edition Stats – Dreaming Empires

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Webarchive template wayback links All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July 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. This comes out just about right. Thus, bewm numbers may work. This book is a classic example of how something can take off if it is innovative.