This precipitated a trip to the Sanguine site, which then showed me that there is a revised version of Ironclaw that has been available since the. Book of , , MB. Book of , , MB. Ironclaw , , Ironclaw is a game made by furries, for furries and about furries. It takes place in a sort of feudal european fantasy setting. Basically Furcadia.
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Build points can be used for increasing dice for traits or skills, or for buying Gifts physical, social or esoteric such as ‘great Wealth’ or ‘Night Vision’.
It’s kind of like your Nature in Mouse Guard. If I could justify it, I’d pick it up; system does seem a bit heavier than I normally prefer which makes it a harder purchase for me as well.
Add a copy to your collection. But I was interested in more of iroclaw multi-species game, where you could be more than mice. Fewer Skills, more Gifts. Sanguine is a company doing a lot of amazing design that is a bit orthogonal to both traditional and story game design.
So, is Ironclaw any good?
True, there are other techniques, other non-combat skills, but they don’t occupy much of the book. The setting is detailed, and you don’t have to be a furry to enjoy it. Character generation is point-buy system. Despite having interior art like this: Sometimes it’s just not worth it. The cardboard backing of miniature packs is not graded. The second “point of damage”–not precisely what it’s called but you get the idea–makes you Afraid, which means you can’t attack anyone until you’ve ended the turn out of sight from all attackers.
These also have an assigned die or dice that are to be rolled when performing this action. Many magic spells are weapons that are readied, thrown, then readied again.
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Is that the tone you are looking for? The first two things!
If you have any questions or comments regarding grading or anything else, please send e-mail to nobleknight nobleknight. As a result, a clever roleplayer can pull some amazing left-field shit on a GM who’s not expecting it.
And I’ve got to tell you, ifonclaw pulls a sword on me, those are precisely the first two things I’m doing. Have you seen Justifiers? The continent is on the cusp of a change from the medieval period to the renaissance.
If excessively worn, they will be marked as “card worn. Is that a bonus, or is it a theme that is important to the genre? Mostly used as bait by furry trolls, but it has been praised for being a decent system, and also for having a cover ripped off of Slayers.
A “plus” sign indicates that an item is close to the next highest condition. What’s more, several prey species, like rabbits, can take advantage of this. Extremely well used and has ironcclaw flaws, which may be too numerous to mention. You can get more ironclzw by purchasing Flaws. You still roll Soak dice, but now you count 4s or better as -1 point of damage, each.
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March edited March Poor Extremely well used and has major flaws, which may ironnclaw too numerous to mention. The fluff describes why sorcerers are so rare: The first two things you do when you hit someone in combat is make them take a moment to think things over and make them go away. Characters have Traits can be used for many different purposesSkills used only for specific purposesGifts and Flaws. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today.
Each weapon adds bonus damage to that. The publisher tossed out some non-furry races to use with the game and setting, and the system and default setting survive removing the talking animals, but it’s not like anyone has a problem with furry people, right? It has great potential if it is also your flavor. The player assigns each of these dice to these starting traits: The players take the role of adventurers plucked from the new middle class.
The award winning, critically-acclaimed game is back! Skill Efition buy or gain skills. All this is for the sake of realism stop laughing in what is supposed to feel like a pre-renaissance Europe.
Views Read Edit View history. Skill Marks cost 4 experience, all Gifts cost 10 experience. And Ironclaw deals with a lot of undercurrents of racism or species dominance.