BRP Optional Rules
This campaign uses the Chaosium Basic Roleplaying (BRP) System and the Classic Fantasy (CF) monograph. The following optional rules from BRP and CF are used:
Power Level: Normal
Character Creation Options
- Choosing Characteristic Values (page 16) is NOT USED.
- Higher Starting Characteristics (page 16) is NOT USED.
- Education/Knowledge Roll (pages 24, 27, 28) is NOT USED.
- Cultural Modifiers (page 38) is USED for different player races. See the Player Character Races page.
- Point-based Character Creation (page 19) is NOT USED.
- Step Six: Personalities (page 21) is USED.
- Increased Personal Skill Points (page 24) is NOT USED.
- Hit Points per Location (pages 20, 29) is NOT USED.
- Total Hit Points (page 30) is NOT USED.
- Fatigue Points (pages 20, 32) the variation from CF is USED.
- Sanity (pages 21, 32, 318) is NOT USED.
- Distinctive Features (pages 34-35) is OPTIONAL.
- Freeform Professions (page 41) can be USED with GM permission.
- Aging and Inaction (page 183) TBC.
- Complimentary Skills (page 50) TBC.
- Literacy (page 67) is USED. See the Skills page for languages.
- Research Specialties (page 74) is NOT USED.
- Skill Ratings Over 100% (page 175) is USED.
- Personality Traits (page 294) TBC.
- Races (page 335) is USED. See the Player Character Races page.
- Skill Category (pages 20, 31, 48) is USED (not the variation in CF).
System and Combat
- Encumbrance (page 180) TBC.
- Initiative Rolls (page 188) is NOT USED.
- Attacks and Parries over 100% (page198) is USED.
- Strike Ranks (page 199) is NOT USED.
- Damage and Hit Locations (pages 204-205) is NOT USED.
- Characters can access multiple powers.
- Wizard Magic as per CF with variations. See the Wizard Magic page.
- Priest Magic as per CF with variations. See the Priest Magic page.
- Allegiance is used as per CF. Allegiances are Good, Neutral, Evil.
- Most characters start with 5 allegiance points in one of the allegiances.
- Characters such as priests and shamans who use priest magic will start with 20 allegiance points. See the Priest Magic page for more details.