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BESM Primer - Fourth Edition (Big Eyes, Small Mouth)

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In the myriad realms of imagination, there are an infinite number of fascinating worlds waiting to be discovered.

BESM FOURTH EDITION helps you explore them all.

Welcome to the Fourth Edition of Big Eyes, Small Mouth – the multi-genre role-playing game for all your anime and manga adventures! This free fast play rules primer is your introduction to BESM’s Tri-Stat System, providing you with a brief overview of what to expect from a BESM game.

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Kris S April 03, 2020 7:57 pm UTC
Looks interesting! I'd like to try this one, partly since I've read the BESM-based "Uresia: Grave of Heaven".

I notice that the character sheet says Damage Multiplier is derived from Mind+Body in some way, which seems necessary for the symmetry of that handy Venn diagram. But this primer says DM is usually just 5. Which one is it?
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Dyskami P April 03, 2020 11:20 pm UTC
It's not a perfect Venn, though the shape was a good fit for the character sheet. The Damage Multiplier is indeed a base of 5, as indicated in the rules.
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KEVIN G March 28, 2020 4:33 am UTC
Will this primer work with the Naked (rules lite) version of this game?
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Dyskami P March 28, 2020 10:04 am UTC
Absolutely! BESM Fourth Edition, BESM Naked, and BESM Primer are all 100% compatible.
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KEVIN G March 28, 2020 4:32 am UTC
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Joshua G March 18, 2020 3:17 am UTC
Any word yet on BESM Extras?
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Joshua G March 18, 2020 3:21 am UTC
Never mind: either I was hallucinating at the time, or any mention of a "BESM Extras" book has been scrubbed from the Kickstarter page. That sucks, I was looking forward to BESM getting an "Unearthed Arcana"
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Dyskami P March 18, 2020 9:10 pm UTC
BESM Extras will be released much later in 2020.
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Stephen P March 17, 2020 6:49 pm UTC
Will there be a print version here?
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Dyskami P March 17, 2020 7:45 pm UTC
The print versions for the BESM Fourth Edition line will be available in stores and from our website (they are at the factory printing now), but will not be offered through DriveThru as a print-on-demand option.
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Jeff M March 17, 2020 5:12 pm UTC
4th edition ? awesome !

Any plan for the vanilla edition of BESM ??
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Dyskami P March 17, 2020 6:08 pm UTC
The initial BESM Fourth Edition line will go live tomorrow (18 March 2020), which includes BESM Naked -- the Fourth Edition version of the never-released Vanilla BESM for third edition.
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