Big Eyes, Small Mouth is a multi-genre RPG, inspired by the dynamic characters and However, the 2nd Edition Is everything the first one was and more. It is a. Publication date, (1st edition). (2nd edition). (3rd edition). Genre (s), anime. System(s), Updated Tri-Stat System. Big Eyes, Small Mouth is a tabletop role-playing game that was designed to simulate the action. Big Eyes, Small Mouth (1st Edition) – Guardians of Order I had mixed feelings coming to Big Eyes, Small Mouth: A Universal, Japanese Anime.

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The cool things about this game far outweigh the bad. Pulver began writing supplements for what was essentially a fairly simple game, adding a detailed system for the creation of mecha with his book Big Robots, Cool Starships. Second, I consider the summary of all physical characteristics into the Body stat to be a mistake.

BESM takes the full anime genre into role-playing for the first time. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I love to collect small and odd RPG’s.

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During the time of the revised second edition, to jump on the bandwagon of the d20 SRD craze, they released an abhorrently broken BESMd Considering that Ranma can throw a couple hundred punches in the blink of an eye I found this tough to swallow.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Most games encourage players to bend the rules, only to release supplement after supplement of new rules that make most players just argue. Aerie City Supplement 3: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. 1sh Complete Book of Yoma — Volume 1. Explore the Home Gift Guide. This is a simple system which provides you with a very rough guide to how things should go — it is a framework on which stories are draped.


What it lacks in mechanical specifics, it makes up for in freedom to choose and freedom for both player and story teller to build a world of fantastic adventure and thrilling heroes. Privacy policy About evition Disclaimers Mobile view.

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Psionic combat is unnecessarily complex. When some other people say that they mean that no single game engine can model at multiple levels simultaneously — a simple engine cannot adequately model ultra-realism; a complex engine cannot adequately perform when asked to run fast and furious action.

The White Wolf wiki has two entries about the game, one detailing the history game license, another the setting seed from third edition.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Second, this is a very well put together manual.

The Slayers guides were adapted into a stand-alone d20 game under the title The Slayers d There are a few pictures not up to the quality of the rest of the book, but the majority of the art is great there are even little chans holding page number and topic signs!

A vast promotion and beta test was organized, and included a number of demo-team members from around the world. When bezm people say that they mean that no single game engine can satisfy everybody. Beyond that, though, BESM is simply a very good game.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In specific I find it ebsm bizarre in this system, which is designed with open-ended interpretation in mind note the vague, guideline-like nature of the attributes to suddenly tie itself into the need for randomization. Instead of publishing complete games as they had done previously, the licensed books were published as ” Ultimate Fan Guides “.


Big Eyes, Small Mouth RPG is an excellent system that uses a tri-stat, point based build for easy concept to paper characters. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Currently there are only a scant few traces of BESM anywhere on White Wolf’s main site, and they made it clear that they are not intending to support the system in any way, effectively killing the game.

To attack you roll 2d6 under your Combat Value.

Roll 2d6, add 10 and distribute the points between your BodyMindand Soul stats. It also saw the creation of Mecha d The in-betweener demi-comics are good illustrations of the genre. It is a complete game completely to itself, with no need for any expansion.

While the second edition of BESM is far more inclusive and detailed and nearly three times larger than the original editionthe original edition is still a good match for those just beginning with role-playing games.

I mean, how ELSE are you going to learn about anime characterization? Another minor quibble would be the partial randomization of attributes. Read more Read less. Take 10, 15, or 20 points depending on the level of campaign your GM wants to run and assign them to your attributes.

BESM also makes use of anime fan-art that is generally very good.

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