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Garibay’s Natural 20s of 2016: Tabletop roleplaying games of the year

7th Sea roleplaying gamesThis is the first annual Garibay’s Natural 20s (2016 GN20). It is a list of Tabletop Roleplaying Games where the creators rolled a Natural 20 in the creation of their Tabletop Roleplaying Game. Scott Garibay recommends each of these games for play in 2017.

All entries (with the exception of the Free Category Element) on the 2016 GN20 meet the following criteria:

  • Is a Tabletop Roleplaying Game
  • Is a Core Rulebook (not a sourcebook)
  • Is not already an entry on the current or a previous GN20
  • Was published in 2015 or 2016
  • Was selected by J. Scott Garibay

Note – 2015 is included to give the first GN20 a bit more of an on-ramp for selection options. Continue reading Garibay’s Natural 20s of 2016: Tabletop roleplaying games of the year

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Tabletop Roleplaying Game Review – Dragon Age RPG Core Rulebook

Dragon AgeTabletop Roleplaying Game

Core Rulebook – Dragon Age RPG

Release – 2015 (Fall)

Company – Green Ronin Publishing

Key Author – Chris Pramas

 

TRPG Element Rating Maximum
Setting IMMERSION (PROSE) 7 10
Setting IMMERSION (ART) 9 10
Setting ENTICEMENT 8 10
Rules INNOVATION 6 10
Rules MECHANICS 5 10
Rules CLARITY 7 10
Rules VISUALS 5 10
General LAYOUT 9 10
Value MONEY 9 10
Value TIME 9 10
Impact INDUSTRY 9 10
Impact COMMUNITY 8 10
Impact EXTERNAL 8 10
Total 99 130
Total % 76% 100%

 

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