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Lighthouse System Core Book

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A simple, universal storygame system.

Core Mechanic

  • Roll a d20 and add modifiers.
  • If the result is high (11+) you succeed.
  • If the result in low (10 or less) you fail.
  • When the result is even, you narrate the outcome.
  • When the result is odd, the guide narrates the outcome.

Risk

  • When you declare your action, you bid a die.
  • The size of the die dictates the desired outcome.
  • d4 is minimal outcome, d12 is maximum.
  • Risk die are tokens, you don’t roll them.
  • Interpret degree of success or failure based on risk.
  • If you fail, you temporarily lose that die.

Complications

  • Successful actions against a target create complications.
  • These can be injuries, based on risk die bid.
  • Injuries create penalties: d4 = -1, d6 = -2, etc.
  • Complications can be obstacles or problems.
  • If you fail an action, you can take on a complication.
  • Duration is based on risk die size, but can be cleared in-story.

Fun Stuff

  • The system is easy for new players to learn.
  • Experienced players can explore risk and shared narration.
  • Shared narration allows for more overall participation.
  • Players can narrate the guide’s successes and failures.
  • Players can narrate their own successes and failures.

Characters

  • Character profiles are descriptive.
  • Think GIJoe cards, fictional world encyclopedias, Wikipedia.
  • Be as detailed or a minimal as you like.
  • If a profile implies they should be able to do something, they can.
  • Profiles can be updated during play to reflect what they’ve done.
  • No character death unless the player agrees to it.


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Tyeric M February 18, 2019 3:39 pm UTC
K, but quick question, what is it? I understand wanting to do something different, but you have to explain what it is that makes your product different.

Is this a full on game to play, or more of something like GURPs that's used to play any kind of game the players and "guide" can think of?
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Berin K February 19, 2019 4:14 am UTC
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A simple, universal roleplaying system driven by collaborative storytelling and character development.

The entire Learn the System section can be read in the Full-sized Preview link, above.

Yes, it's a game system that can be used for any setting or genre.
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Tyeric M February 25, 2019 2:36 am UTC
Ok. Thank you.
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Jeffrey K February 17, 2019 9:37 pm UTC
The full-size preview is still not working.
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Berin K February 18, 2019 1:45 am UTC
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It's working for me. I'll put in a ticket.
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Jeffrey K February 18, 2019 3:53 am UTC
It's working now. Thanks :)
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Chad H February 15, 2019 8:04 pm UTC
Hey folks - I'm getting a 404 when clicking on the full-size preview.
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Berin K February 15, 2019 11:58 pm UTC
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A ticket has been submitted.
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Berin K February 15, 2019 11:59 pm UTC
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It's working for me now. Try again.
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Dani J February 15, 2019 7:36 pm UTC
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Is there discount for previous purchases?
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Berin K February 15, 2019 11:50 pm UTC
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It's 100% new material. Aside from the core mechanic it's essential a new system.
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Dani J February 16, 2019 3:36 am UTC
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Gotcha
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Jeff M February 15, 2019 3:19 pm UTC
i have the lighthouse revision 3 is there something different in this version ?
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Berin K February 15, 2019 5:51 pm UTC
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Other than the core mechanic, this is significantly different. You can look over how the system works in the full-sized preview.
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Michael P February 15, 2019 7:02 pm UTC
The full-sized preview does not appear to be currently working.
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Berin K February 15, 2019 11:49 pm UTC
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I'll put in a ticket.
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Berin K February 16, 2019 12:00 am UTC
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It's working for me now. Try again.
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