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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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.

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Big Eyes, Small Mouth (BESM: 2nd Edition)

X campaigns, with varying levels of minmaxing. Customers who viewed this item also bssm. The initial edition, designed by Mark C. I’ve been gaming for well over 15 years, and I would say by far it’s one of best combinations of flexibly, speed, and ease of learning. Retrieved from ” https: Bought this game dispite the price and was very pleased.


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. This comes out just about right. This conversion information is only valid for people characters, not mecha.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth (Second Edition) Series

Have you looked at this question already? 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.

For those who enjoy multiple pencil and paper platforms and like a bit of old-school RP, this is a great buy. A great version of the game, a few of the page numbers are off, so the revised version might be better. 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. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. 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. A SPD 3 Hero character runs 72 meters. Instead of publishing complete games as they had done previously, the licensed books were published srcond ” Ultimate Fan Guides “.

None of the BESM games seem to suit that purpose

As an example, Ryoko from the Tenchi Muyo! In addition, several genre based supplements were published for the game, as well as two original settings: Still needs a GM with edjtion iron fist to ensure none of the players get too far out of hand, though.


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This page was last edited on 6 Julyat Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Since the question is somewhat subjective, please stress the actual play experience you have with BESM when answering. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

This second edition basically presents once more the rules from the first edition rather than changing the original rules, this time clarifying many points left untouched in the original rulesbook. The Slayers guides were adapted into a stand-alone d20 game under the title The Slayers d It will cheerfully let you make a character who will lose a cage match with an angry cat if you decide to spec for, say, mad science.

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