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SKIRMISH is a combat system I plan to use in an rpg I am designing.  Thought I'd make it public as a simple dice game.  It is free!  Free to download, free to distrubutie, free to steal ideas from and build your own games!  The main premise is creating anticipation with every roll, and to get you to fear for your character's life.  I took ideas from these games:

Frag Gold Edition(Steve Jackson Games)  inspired the character creation system

Betrayal at House on the Hill(Avalon Hill)  inspired the damage mechanics

Full Thrust(Ground Zero Games)   showed me that changeing the six on a die to do something worse adds a large amount of suspense

pass the pig(ancient dice game)   the idea of a slow but ever moving race with sudden changes in standing being a great source of entertainment

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March 16th, 2017
Solid little combat system. It's good fun as just a dice game, because you have user-generated variables, like stats and stances. But I could also see it as a module in a larger game, too, like a tabletop dungeon crawler, or something like that. Well [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on March 16, 2017.