The sales are on and it’s time for me to buy more RPGs I’ll probably never run. And this year, that means Big Eyes Small Mouth, for which I only. BESM 2nd Edition – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online. BESM 2nd Edition Big Eyes Small MouthTable of Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Character Creation Step 1: GM Discussion Step 2: Character O.

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Webarchive template wayback links All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July The announcement stated the company was “extremely confident” that a release date of Bewm would be met and confirmed that those who pre-ordered and prepaid for the book would be “in good hands”, though it was also said that they have not taken on Guardians of Order’s liabilities.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth is a tabletop role-playing game that was designed to simulate the action of anime and manga. Ads by Project Wonderful!

Big Eyes, Small Mouth

Anime role-playing games Canadian role-playing games Comedy role-playing games D20 System Fantasy role-playing games Guardians of Order games Role-playing games introduced in Superhero role-playing games. Originally created by the now defunct Canadian gaming company Guardians of Ordernow owned by White Wolf ‘s indie sub-company Arthaus.

Characters are evaluated based on three “Stats”, against which all action checks are made. The first edition of BESM was a bit of a clusterfuck, as it was GoO’s first release, but unlike many companies’ first releases, it was still playable and fun.


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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. The first edition was a slim, grey-covered book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All of these innovations were incorporated into a second edition, which was released in to a very strong reception. Views Read Edit View history.

BESM third edition was licensed and its printed stock was purchased by White Wolf’s imprint Arthaus, who went on to sell the stock and keep a token subpage on their website dedicated to it for a time. Company president Mark C.

MacKinnon offered a public explanation and apology, and offered to refund buyers who were dissatisfied with their purchase of the book.

In addition, several genre based supplements were bsm for the game, as well as two original settings: Its biggest change was a reconstruction of the point system, and inversion of the dice mechanic, from a roll-under to a roll-over system.

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 bedm games.

The Slayers guides were adapted into a stand-alone d20 game under the title The Slayers d During the time of the revised second edition, to jump on the bandwagon of the d20 SRD craze, they released an abhorrently broken BESMd Currently there are only a scant few traces of BESM anywhere on White Wolf’s main site, and they made it clear that they are not intending to support the system in any way, effectively killing the game.


There were also d20 fanguides created for Hellsing and Trigun. MacKinnonwas released by Guardians of Order in Instead of publishing complete games as they had done previously, the licensed books were published as ” Ultimate Fan Guides “.

Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view. Later came a revised book that updated the core rules with three years worth of errata, as well as the crunch from many their various genre books, such as Hot Rods and Gun Bunnies and Cute and Fuzzy Cockfighting Seizure Monsters.

Your ad here, right now: The third edition was at that time planned to come in three forms: Sales were good but the critical response was mixed. The White Wolf wiki has two entries about the game, one detailing the history game license, another the setting seed from third edition.

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Bes, also reworded many of the rules and abilities to make them clearer and easier to understand. Retrieved from ” https: These are supplemented by Attributes, which give the characters unique abilities. Retrieved from ” https: The initial edition, designed by Mark C.

Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. The rules allow for games to be played in any anime setting, from high-school romantic comedy to pet monster shows to dark horror.