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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Movement is also altered by such things as the Speed Special Attribute.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth To HERO System

Guardians of Order Roleplaying Weeaboo. For convenience there are presumed to be 15 rounds per minute. Special Attributes need to be examined on a case-by-case basis and translated depending on the specifics of the character and the Attribute in question.

The rules are relatively simple and free form so the story of the game editoon has the opportunity to come out. Overall, the BESM-2e book is well worth the money.

The announcement stated the company was “extremely confident” that a release date of January 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.

Third edition core book.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth (Second Edition) Series

Thanuir ok, so balance problems in this context only refers to a single option clearly dominating, not to a massive disparity between easily-made builds and more difficult to make builds, nor to many options being ‘traps’. The seconr does not have overwhelming balance problems once people start really engaging it escond, or has sufficiently few such problems that they can be banned without too much harm.


The writers have capture that feel of any Genre of Anmie you wan to play.

Most of the Special Attributes are fairly self-explanatory, but the exact mechanics depend on the character with the Attribute. Pick this book up and you won’t regret it! The third edition was at that time planned to come in three forms: Thanuir 4, 3 23 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? As such, it’s possible to make a BESM character who’s a battled hardened killfiend in a party with an affable genius.

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None of the BESM games seem to suit that purpose

English Choose a language for shopping. BESM uses a point-based character creation system. None of the BESM games seem to suit that purpose based on popular opinions found on the internet I have no experience playing that system, but given the lack of reply with such a high bounty I’m assuming neither do most. This is a very subjective stat.


The suggested HERO skills are just that, suggestions. The only complaint I have and it is a small one is the sheer overwhelming size of the book. 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.


I’ve never RPG’d in my life, but this book was a must-have for the groovalicious art. Even better, breaking the system wide open will look setting appropriate ; It’s an anime game, and throwing half a dozen punches in a second or bringing giant eeition covered in gatling guns is actually secomd you signed up for, ediiton it? Views Read Edit View history. An answer that came up a lot during my search was “Why not play X?

I’ve used BESM 2nd ed for three campaigns, two of which had one minmaxer and one of which had two. Still needs a GM seocnd an iron fist to ensure none of the players get too far out of hand, though. The rules are easy to pick up and the settings one can create from this book are a good,”change of besn, games from the standard fair of most gaming products. 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.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth is a tabletop role-playing game that was designed to simulate the action of anime and manga. Well Seach no more.