This precipitated a trip to the Sanguine site, which then showed me that there is a revised version of Ironclaw that has been available since the. Book of , , MB. Book of , , MB. Ironclaw , , Ironclaw is a game made by furries, for furries and about furries. It takes place in a sort of feudal european fantasy setting. Basically Furcadia.
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So let me ask you, what do you think is the strength in running an anthro game? For example, “SW NM ” means shrink wrapped in near-mint condition. And the following thing happened all the time: The setting is detailed, and you don’t have to be a furry to enjoy it. The first two things! Recovering from Reeling is one action so getting hit only jronclaw you lose half your turn, not your whole turn. So is ironclqw anything about it that’s uniquely awesome?
Let me tell you why And I haven’t really seen much buzz for this, except some cryptic statements editiion RPG. This gives him some bonus wdition, which are different colored. Spellcasting uses up a personal resource of “magic points. It’s all animals and the background looks like it’s India-influenced, instead of the typical Euro-influence.
There’s also Atavism, which is when the furries get all tribal and shit and stop pretending to be half-human.
The continent is on the cusp of a change from the medieval period to the renaissance. The publisher tossed out some non-furry races to use with the game and setting, and the system and default setting survive removing the talking animals, but it’s not like anyone has a problem with furry people, right?
There were three or four immortal kings called “Autarchs” roaming around and basically using the world as their playpen.
Close to perfect, very collectible. Skill Based buy or gain skills. And the rules are on the complex side of average, but give some value for the effort spent, like the dice-trick Harlequin mentioned.
The editin take the role of adventurers plucked ironclaaw the new middle class. It has great potential if it is also irocnlaw flavor. Kings broker for power with clergy, wizards, and merchants, each one struggling to conquer all they survey. Ironclaw 2nd Edition, Omnibus. The standard melee defense is now the Counter Attack: The furry bit is still a something of a tough sell to folks. The system works the same in combat.
It’s kind of like your Nature in Mouse Guard. Ironclaw Second Edition Average Rating: RPG wonks say the mechanics and settings are worth investigating, but look at that cover art. If you have any questions or comments regarding grading or anything else, please send e-mail to nobleknight nobleknight. Ironclaw uses point-buy system.
Fair Very well used, but complete and useable. We were playing the 2nnd edition.
So, is Ironclaw any good? – Story Games
Even the ironclqw advantage makes you a scary customer: No one believes me, even though I speak passionately, because I was accused already. Your attack roll is also your damage roll. Everyone starts the game with the same number of Gifts and Skill Marks Bonuses and Penalties are more dice. In addition to the main book, Sanguine Productions also published a number of supplements for first-edition Ironclawdetailing the major political players of Calabria.
And yet in the wild, these little motherfuckers can intimidate a baboon into giving up a kill just by jumping around trying to scratch him: Captain Thark I’m just looking for games that have 2n interesting take on the whole anthro thing.
Characters take their turns in the most logical order, and everyone gets two actions to do. Fewer Skills, more Gifts. You can irknclaw Marks and Gifts for experience points, to change your character. A Bestiarywhich contains those illustrations as well as the full versions of idonclaw descriptions he wrote for them.
Let me share a story with you about something that happens in real life erition how IronClaw is aware of it in ways many games aren’t.
Usagi Yojimbo even has a kind of Mana system to fuel your techniques, and scene based refreshment rolls feeling much like a blend of TSoY and the new Powers based 4e.
What’s more, several prey species, like rabbits, can take advantage of this. Every character has at least six Traits: It doesn’t edittion that I’m an unabashed Burning Wheel fanboy as well. It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today.
If excessively worn, they will be marked as “card worn. Microbadges Ironclaw Fan. You gather a dice pool from many different sources, and so does your opposition, and then you roll them all in one big pile like oracle bones and the results tell you something. You can counterattack to your heart’s content, but you can’t press the attack and assault targets of your own choosing until you’ve done this bit of hiding.
So, is Ironclaw any good?
I don’t know a whole lot about it because I haven’t had enough of a reason to buy it, but a game you might be interested in is “Shard”. I like the idea of grabbing a bunch of dice of different sizes from different appropriate places and generating some kind of editin. Notable skills include Hold-Out the ability to hide things on your personweapons skills, gambling, and observation.