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Which non-D&D fantasy RPG do you currently play?


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Arilyn

Hero
We have been dipping our toes into Vaesen. My old favourite is ARS Magica. Also, just picked up Liminal, which I'm excited about. Absolutely gorgeous art.

Own Fantasy Age, but haven't tried it yet. Too many games...
 

Marc_C

Solo Role Playing
We have been dipping our toes into Vaesen. My old favourite is ARS Magica. Also, just picked up Liminal, which I'm excited about. Absolutely gorgeous art.

Own Fantasy Age, but haven't tried it yet. Too many games...
Vaesen looks interesting. Did you like it? I played Coriolis which has the same core system.
 

Arilyn

Hero
Vaesen looks interesting. Did you like it? I played Coriolis which has the same core system.
Yes, it's easy to play, and a nice break from Medieval fantasy. I love folklore and fae, so that's been engaging for me. I think I'll loosen up the character creation next time, as a few players wanted choices they couldn't have. We wanted to try running it RAW first though, before tinkering.

It could be easily adapted to different time periods and moods too, which will give it longevity. This one has great art too, which sets the mood. Ended up ordering the Vaesen book the game is inspired by. Postage from Sweden to Canada wasn't cheap, but don't care. Lot of the art is duplicated, of course, but don't care! I'm happy having both books. 😊
 

uzirath

Adventurer
I've been playing GURPS for decades, most recently in its incarnation as the Dungeon Fantasy RPG. I've got a number of DFRPG games going in parallel with different players.

Recently picked up and played through the Labyrinth RPG with my family. We had a great time with that. Did a session of Lasers and Feelings too. Edit: though I suppose that isn't necessarily fantasy.

I think that's it for most definitions of "current."
 

Arilyn

Hero
I've been playing GURPS for decades, most recently in its incarnation as the Dungeon Fantasy RPG. I've got a number of DFRPG games going in parallel with different players.

Recently picked up and played through the Labyrinth RPG with my family. We had a great time with that. Did a session of Lasers and Feelings too. Edit: though I suppose that isn't necessarily fantasy.

I think that's it for most definitions of "current."
We played through Labyrinth too. Lots of fun and a great family game.
 




Marc_C

Solo Role Playing
How non-D&D does it need to be? I play a lot of OSR-adjacent stuff like Black Hack 2E, Worlds Without Number, and Vagabonds of Dyfed. I only really play D&D with my kids at this point, because that's what they know how to play.
If it has a d20 roll over target number D&D inspired system it doesn't qualify as non-D&D.
 


Ironsworn. It's awesome. PbtA / FitD adjacent, but very much its own thing. My elevator pitch would be, "Gritty, low-powered fantasy Powered by the Apocalypse for people who thought Dungeon World was hard to grok / didn't explain its play principles very well, and want a bit more direction and structure than most PbtA systems."

After that, it'll be Genesys**.

**Assuming the One Ring 2e kickstarter hasn't been fulfilled at that point.
 

Marc_C

Solo Role Playing
Ironsworn. It's awesome. PbtA / FitD adjacent, but very much its own thing. My elevator pitch would be, "Gritty, low-powered fantasy Powered by the Apocalypse for people who thought Dungeon World was hard to grok / didn't explain its play principles very well, and want a bit more direction and structure than most PbtA systems."

After that, it'll be Genesys**.

**Assuming the One Ring 2e kickstarter hasn't been fulfilled at that point.
I have a printed copy of Ironsworn. On paper it looks very cool.
 

GreyLord

Hero
Warhammer Fantasy Battles is a mainstay.

Also Castles and Crusades.

[Others I may play, but don't play often

Fantasy Age

Lone Wolf RPG

And currently reading through Dragon Warriors but haven't played it currently]
 

Tonguez

A suffusion of yellow
Fate Accelerated is a go to, for lots of things these days

Dabbled with Wrath of the Autarch and enjoyed the experience

I also came across a second hand copy of the Fighting Fantasy RPG rules, so am considering roling out some adventures in Port Blacksand, against the schemes of Zanbar Bone
 






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