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by negromaestro
Wed 18 Oct 2017, 10:41
Forum: General
Topic: Peoples and clans
Replies: 161
Views: 15862

Re: Peoples and clans

There is another thread on half-races, will they be mostly humans mixed with another race? The common tropes are usually: half-elves (human and elf) half-orc (human and orc) half-ogre (human and ogre) But shall we have half-elf-orc (orc and elf, though in Tolkein's mythos, orcs are just corrupted el...
by negromaestro
Wed 18 Oct 2017, 10:36
Forum: General
Topic: Peoples and clans
Replies: 161
Views: 15862

Re: Peoples and clans

Ah, interesting, so with the information so far, Players can be heroes from any of the seven races below (that is a good number already): Humans (standard, of course) Elves (the idealized humans) Dwarves Orcs (no longer natural enemies of humans and elves, right?) Ogres (will these be like the giant...
by negromaestro
Tue 17 Oct 2017, 23:28
Forum: General
Topic: Peoples and clans
Replies: 161
Views: 15862

Re: Peoples and clans

So it has been over a week since the a message from Fria Ligan. Have we all settled on what races will be available to Players and what races will be restricted to a Bestiary of NPCs or monsters? I assume the classic races of Humans, Elves and Dwarves are guaranteed Player races, because Forbidden L...
by negromaestro
Mon 02 Oct 2017, 00:47
Forum: General
Topic: Peoples and clans
Replies: 161
Views: 15862

Re: Peoples and clans

Having the Nordic names is a good way the cement the theme of Forbidden Lands as being different from other English Language fantasy settings.  However, please remember that GMs and Players who spend over 2 hours at a table will most likely just revert to common names regardless, including renaming...
by negromaestro
Fri 29 Sep 2017, 01:14
Forum: General
Topic: Skills Opinions!
Replies: 129
Views: 11288

Re: Skills Opinions!

One thing we should remember, is that not everyone will come to this game with English as the first language. In fact this game has Swedish origins.  So when we pick attributes, it is not just how efficient they maybe for English Speakers (Vitality, Grace, Reason, Presence is a great list), but how ...
by negromaestro
Wed 27 Sep 2017, 23:20
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 16
Views: 1748

Re: Welcome!

Hello Nils. Are you Nils Gulliksson, the famous artist of the Swedish Fantasy Genre? The artwork is one of the reasons I pledged to the Forbidden Lands Kickstarter.   :D
by negromaestro
Mon 18 Jul 2016, 01:41
Forum: General
Topic: Insights into the Arabian Nights
Replies: 9
Views: 1453

Re: Insights into the Arabian Nights

Thank you all for the insights into the thematic elements of the Coriolis RPG setting.  I too enjoy the stories narrated by "Scheherazade" in the classic version of "One Thousand and One Nights", which I believe is the proper name given to that collection of tales.  Legends say her life was spared b...
by negromaestro
Wed 13 Jul 2016, 20:20
Forum: General
Topic: Insights into the Arabian Nights
Replies: 9
Views: 1453

Insights into the Arabian Nights

I was attracted to the Coriolis RPG by the following two phrases: "Arabian Nights" and "Serenity". 

I would appreciate some revelations on what is the Arabian Nights angle to this beautiful Role Playing Game. 
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