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Logical Fantasy Gaming: Rulebook

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What is LFG? 

  LFG is a d20 RPG system. LFG strives to be the most believably realistic role-playing game that maintains the wonder and excitement of medieval combat, magic, and mythical beasts. The suspension of disbelief and immersion into your gaming world are paramount. All the rules for LFG were carefully designed to make every action, decision, spell, and monster as realistic and believable as possible.

What sets LFG apart from other RPGs?

The most believable & realistic fantasy RPG ever designed!

-Every rule has been carefully crafted to enhance immersion and retain the suspension of disbelief, even within a magical fantasy setting! As you read the rules, you’ll find yourself saying “Okay, that makes sense!”

-Whenever possible, every rule has been aligned with historical data and a scientific understanding of reality. Even magic spells consider the impacts of things such as inertia, gravity, biology, and chemistry.

-Realistic rules & stats for weapons and armor.

-Logical & rational rules for vision, senses, weather, and terrain.

-Morality System develops interesting characters & engaging stories. Player characters & monsters have personal morals & motivations, rather than the simplistic “Good vs Evil” system of many RPG games.

-Benefits & drawbacks for every choice! There is no “best option” when it comes to weapons, armor, characters, ability scores, skills, and so on. Context is key!


Dynamic & Engaging Combat System:

-Selective initiative system allows players to be active participants in combat. Combatants can react to their foes or interrupt combat to defend their allies. (As opposed to standing idly by until their turn finally arrives.)

-Comprehensive & immersive rules for wrestling and close-quarters combat.

-Benefits from positioning, multiple attackers, weapon type, size, space, reach, and more.

-Wide selection of weapons with special traits & abilities. Some weapons penetrate armor, some provide extra reach, and others land with enough force to knock your foes off their feet. Which weapon will you wield?

-Armor, shields, and helmets can reduce incoming damage or make it harder to land a telling blow, but additional protection comes at a price! Choose wisely!

-Big creatures are dangerous! Even a glancing blow from a massive beast could knock you to the floor!


Supreme Character Customization!

-9 Player Character Classes: Barbarian, Bard, Druid, Fighter, Priest, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer, Wizard

-Additional Class Variants include War Priest (Priest), Paladin (Fighter), Shield Maiden/Shield Warrior (Barbarian)

-10 Player Character Races: Aesir, Dwarf, Elf, Gnome, Goblin, Human, Neanderthal, Orc, Spriteling, Valefor

-No “cookie-cutter” class builds or characters. Every character is unique!

-Every choice you make has benefits, drawbacks, and consequences! There are no “Dump Stats” in LFG. Every Ability Score is useful! (STR, DEX, CON, INT, WIS, CHA) Every character has unique strengths and weaknesses.

-236 unique Feats to enhance melee combat, spell-casting, archery, social skills, crafting, and more.

-398 magic spells, each custom-built from the ground up for this new game system.

-All 45 Character Skills are available to all player characters, regardless of character class. Your character can train in whatever Skills you desire!


Clear & Well-Explained Rules:

-Rules clarifications & examples provided for combat, magic, and skills.

-Consistent rules design & terminology usage.

-Suggestions and ideas to help new players & new GMs.

-Simplified XP and leveling system.

-More rational monster level system for designing balanced encounters.

-Multiple character sheet options to best fit your character & play style.

-All the rules can be modified as you desire to make the game as fun and engaging as you desire!


Here are some other areas in which you can enhance the level of realism in your game:

-Food & Water, Fatigue & Wilderness Survival

-Inventory Management & Carrying Capacity

-Archery & Ranged Combat: Indirect Attacks, Stray Arrows, Accuracy by Volume

-Foul Weather, Sailing, Long-Distance Travel

-Combat options such as alternative initiative systems & more deadly critical hit options

-Crafting Skills for equipment, magic & alchemical items, traps, and more

-Reading, writing, & language fluency

-Equipment wear & tear, maintenance, & repair

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Lesley N December 23, 2022 3:38 pm UTC
Hmm 8 HUNDRED and 32 pages of locked PDF file. Juuust wonderful. But at 800 plus pages, a book was never going to happen.

Soo what's in it. Well, no art. So that's 8 HUNDRED and 32 pages of text and tables.
The game is a complete system. Sort of like Players, Gamemaster, Monster Manual in one gulp and no pictures. No page space wastage, it's wall to wall print. If you do print this thing out, just assume yer going to bind it in separate pieces. I recommend 3 based on Chapter organization. Pleasant on the eyes if you print it in colour, nice subdued blue. But colour copies doubles yer print costs. 832 colour copies eh.

The name. Hmm. I think they chose Logical Fantasy Gaming, because Tedious and Verbose Fantasy Gaming while more 'logical', doesn't sound as encouraging. This book looks like the role game version of my Advanced Squad Leader manual. Intimidating and dry appearing. But with art, this book is sauntering right past 1000 pages easily.

Ya know how everyone says...See more
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Daniel B March 21, 2023 7:36 pm UTC
Good Afternoon Lesley,

Thank you for your response, and for at least checking out my game. I wrote the entire thing myself (all 832 pages :) over the course of about 8 years.
I apologize for the intimidating amount of text, and I realize it’s not really “fun to look at”, but I made it to be pragmatic & get the rules out there so people could start playing! I had to use the programs I had access to & knew how to use. This is kind of a never-ending project for me, but you have to start somewhere!

Yes, it is essentially the Player’s Guide, Game Master’s Guide, and Monster Manual all wrapped into one. I thought that people would enjoy 1 book of everything needed to play the game, rather than having to get 3 separate books. After finally completing it and printing it out, I now see why people break them up! This has been a learning process for me, and I’m constantly updating & improving it every day. It was always a dream of mine to create a game & get it...See more
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Lesley N March 22, 2023 5:22 am UTC
Thanks Daniel for that energetic and complete reply.
I took the pdf and gave it another browse. Yep, still daunting :)

I'm going to print it out in some pieces, and give it a more accurate read. I detect some elements that might intrigue me. As I mentioned, I'm an Advanced Squad Leader veteran, so your tome won't daunt me with it's size.

I will compliment you on your page design and how your charts and tables are well formated.
Although it is a lot of reading, it is well organized reading.
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Daniel B March 23, 2023 3:52 pm UTC
Understood! Thank you so much for giving it another chance! I do love charts & tables, so I appreciate that compliment very much! Feel free to check out the website which could help with quicker access to combat rules & such. I keep it open while running my own games just so I don't have to flip through all my own pages! :) I'd be happy to hear any suggestions or to answer any questions you may have. Thanks again for your honesty and information. Happy gaming!
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earl M December 07, 2021 1:02 pm UTC
is this for 3.5 D&D or is it for PF1E or its own system?
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Daniel B December 08, 2021 12:30 am UTC
Hello! This is a stand-alone system built from the ground up. It is a d20 system that plays similarly to D&D3.5 & Pathfinder, but with much more realism, balance, & detail. If you know either of those systems, then making the switch to LFG should be an easy transition. This single book is essentially the Player's Handbook, Dungeon Master's Guide, and Monster Manual all in one! Feel free to ask any other questions!
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earl M December 13, 2021 1:59 pm UTC
I am waiting for my spouse to give me a small gift card for christmas to purchase this. :-)

Do you plan on expanding on this with other books or supplements? I ask cause am definitely planning on getting this first book and am curious if it will have more material.
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Daniel B December 14, 2021 12:52 am UTC
Yes, I am hoping to add more monsters, magic items, feats, spells, artwork, and maybe a class or two in the future. I'm also working on some supplemental packets with condensed resources to assist players of specific character classes.
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earl M December 16, 2021 12:08 am UTC
That would be really nice to see to be honest. I have bought so many standalone systems that unfortunately for one reason or another the author could not finish.
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