Learning Situational Abilities

One thing I’m liking about the Five Moons system is because there’s no limit to the number of cronks/spells/stunts you can learn, I can create really specialized, situational abilities that don’t have much use outside of those circumstances, but characters aren’t penalized for learning them. For example, let’s say there’s a dark forest where giant…

Rogue Stealth

Choice Paralysis vs. Choice Scarcity

As I’m giving the playtest Classes chapter a once-over before sending it out to the playtesters, I’m thinking about the problem of “choice paralysis” in gaming. Choice paralysis is when you have so many options for what your character can do on your turn that you have a hard time decision about which you should…

Arachnith

Building Your Own Custom Race

I was talking to someone interested in the game about whether or not there would be unique races in the Corebook or the setting book, and I thought other people would be interested in the answer, so here it is (slightly rephrased). Of course, I wrote an earlier blog entry about being able to reshape your character, including…

Rogue Stealth

Five Moons Pre-Alpha Playtest

Do you have a few hours to run or play a low-level game session? Download the Five Moons Pre-Alpha Playtest Document, give it a read, build some characters, beat up some monsters, and let me know what you think. Thanks! UPDATE 12/31/14: Scroll down to below the picture for some FAQs! SKR-FM-PAT-Five-Moons-Pre-Alpha-Playtest (PDF)   FAQs (I’ll…