Beta Release - Part 1

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Beta Release - Part 1

Post by Agamemnon » 18 Feb 2016, 22:17

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This wasn't how we intended to do it, but we figured we've kept you guys waiting long enough. Credit for the decision can actually go to some of the posters on our forums, who made an argument for a chapter-by-chapter release of the documents we have. Alright, you guys win.

This first release is going to be the intro chapter and basic mechanics. Each Thursday, we'll release another chapter or two to you guys to dissect and discuss. With the biggest chapters mostly behind us at this point, we expect the rest of the document to be finished in the next couple weeks anyway.

The download can be found here. If you share the link or the document, we'd appreciate it if you used the original link, just because we want to keep track of how many people downloaded the thing as we go.

This is for you guys. Thanks for sticking with us.

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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by thirtythr33 » 18 Feb 2016, 22:21

WooHoo!!!

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by Agamemnon » 19 Feb 2016, 00:30

Next week will be character creation.. which jumps us from like.. 15 pages to 80-something pages.
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by taelor » 19 Feb 2016, 00:40

I like how the Resort To Violence rule incentives players to start out subtle and restrained, and then escalate when things spiral out of control. Not that we could ever imagine that happening, amirite? Of course, I think good players and good GMs should be doing this anyway, but it's nice to see it enshrined in the rules.
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by PsiPhire » 19 Feb 2016, 04:08

I believe this is appropriate:

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Ps. Please ignore my terrible image editing skills :P.

Edit: Can you see it now?
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by thirtythr33 » 19 Feb 2016, 06:31

PsiPhire, I can't see your picture.

Agamemnon, you should totally make a 4chan.org/tg/ thread.
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by hector » 19 Feb 2016, 06:53

403 error - it's probably a private image.
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by higgins » 19 Feb 2016, 07:26

Clipped the edges to make it fit. And yes, we can see it now. :D
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by EinBein » 19 Feb 2016, 07:42

What a glorious day! But you bastards chose the day just three days before my final exam in this semester! This isn't too nice ;)
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Post by higgins » 19 Feb 2016, 08:20

EinBein wrote:What a glorious day! But you bastards chose the day just three days before my final exam in this semester! This isn't too nice ;)
Well, clearly you can't please everyone. :D

I guess that you're lucky that we didn't release the whole thing. ;)
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by EinBein » 19 Feb 2016, 08:24

I'm happy as hell, don't get me wrong :) I'll dig into it on sunday, when the ink on the exam has dried and my head is empty again ;)
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by Korbel » 19 Feb 2016, 11:54

The teaser on GH youtube channel is quite dramatic! :)
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Post by Agamemnon » 19 Feb 2016, 12:12

Korbel wrote:The teaser on GH youtube channel is quite dramatic! :)
Barbossa threw that together in all of six minutes. We need to record some real content to throw up there, but our gaming group's attendance has become so irregular since the holidays. Glad you approve!
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by Korbel » 19 Feb 2016, 12:22

Real content? Like some real Bastards sessions recorded? Watch out, this might become bigger than Critical Role ;)
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Re: Beta Release - Part 1

Post by higgins » 19 Feb 2016, 12:46

Korbel wrote:The teaser on GH youtube channel is quite dramatic! :)
I insisted that the clip sorely needed a punchline, but the overseas department refused. :(
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