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Author Topic: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?  (Read 452 times)

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OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« on: November 14, 2022, 06:19:42 PM »
Like the tin says, I'm searching for a Tokusatsu game with those mechanics.

For those not in the know Tokusatsu is live action, Power Rangers, Ultraman, Guyver but not only those, it can also be Magical Girls.

I know about the PF Anime SRD, not what I want, neither is BESM, Open Anime or the Anime/Mecha Hack, SWADE Anime or the ones based on Fate or worst PbtA.
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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2022, 09:47:15 PM »
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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2022, 11:13:30 PM »
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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2022, 02:32:36 AM »
The reason nobody responded to your post is simple.  I don’t think the game you requested exists. 

AD&D-2E is a niche market.  The number of OSR games based on that set of rules are very few.  In fact, I can’t think of any other game except Gold and Glory.  G&G is considered the only real 2E clone out on the inter-webs.

You want a niche Japanese’s anime setting as well?   Here is where we run into the problem.  You’re probably going to be more successful if you do write it yourself. 
« Last Edit: November 15, 2022, 09:29:04 AM by weirdguy564 »
Saying D&D is the best RPG is like saying Bud Lite is the best beer.  Maybe we shouldn't equate "popular" with "good"?

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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2022, 05:34:12 AM »
Isnt 3D&T made for this? Defensores de Tóquio?

Also d20m can handle it to some degree. Especially if modify say the Mecha Crusade rules. Not (L)OSR but it works, kinda, sorta.

TSR's Marvel Superheroes can certainly handle it. But isnt D&D.

Closest might get is to do it as just enchanted armours and weapons. Which is pretty much what like 50% of these shows are and the rest practically are with how they function.

A friend of mine did a one off adaption of the Garo TV series via 5e with little effort and worked pretty well.

4e Gamma Wold can be another source fr how to do things like power armour and cybernetics within the mostly 2e system that edition is based around.
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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2022, 12:16:37 PM »
The reason nobody responded to your post is simple.  I don’t think the game you requested exists. 

AD&D-2E is a niche market.  The number of OSR games based on that set of rules are very few.  In fact, I can’t think of any other game except Gold and Glory.  G&G is considered the only real 2E clone out on the inter-webs.

You want a niche Japanese’s anime setting as well?   Here is where we run into the problem.  You’re probably going to be more successful if you do write it yourself.

Well, I failed at expresing myself then, I meant OSR up to AD&D2e.
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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2022, 12:17:56 PM »
Isnt 3D&T made for this? Defensores de Tóquio?

Also d20m can handle it to some degree. Especially if modify say the Mecha Crusade rules. Not (L)OSR but it works, kinda, sorta.

TSR's Marvel Superheroes can certainly handle it. But isnt D&D.

Closest might get is to do it as just enchanted armours and weapons. Which is pretty much what like 50% of these shows are and the rest practically are with how they function.

A friend of mine did a one off adaption of the Garo TV series via 5e with little effort and worked pretty well.

4e Gamma Wold can be another source fr how to do things like power armour and cybernetics within the mostly 2e system that edition is based around.

Yes, lots of games do it, are any of those OSR? As in Old School D&D based?
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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2022, 06:12:31 PM »
Basic D&D is much more common OSR games.

If you want Mecha and magical girls you can use a White Box style game called White Star: Galaxy Edition.

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/222119

The Galaxy Edition includes both Transformer style sentient robots, and Mecha Pilots who pilot a bot from inside it.  The Magical Girls also exist, but are in an expansion called Star Sailors. 

And before you ask, yes, the original intent of the game was to be an OSR Star Wars game copycat.  However, the newer Galaxy Edition adds a lot of other stuff from lots of famous sci-fi settings like Star Trek and even Doctor Who. 

Saying D&D is the best RPG is like saying Bud Lite is the best beer.  Maybe we shouldn't equate "popular" with "good"?

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Re: OSR, ADnD2e Tokusatsu?
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2022, 07:57:37 PM »
Basic D&D is much more common OSR games.

If you want Mecha and magical girls you can use a White Box style game called White Star: Galaxy Edition.

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/product/222119

The Galaxy Edition includes both Transformer style sentient robots, and Mecha Pilots who pilot a bot from inside it.  The Magical Girls also exist, but are in an expansion called Star Sailors. 

And before you ask, yes, the original intent of the game was to be an OSR Star Wars game copycat.  However, the newer Galaxy Edition adds a lot of other stuff from lots of famous sci-fi settings like Star Trek and even Doctor Who.

Now, that's something I had overlooked (Galaxy Edition) and didn't knew existed (Star Sailors) Thanks!
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