Amber Diceless Role-Playing: Diceless Role-Playing System [Erick Wujcik] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Designed by Eric Wujcik. Called Amber Diceless Roleplaying, it cast the player characters as the sons and daughters of an immortal, immensely powerful family, who. The Amber Diceless Roleplaying is a role-playing game set in the universe of The Chronicles of Amber by Roger Zelazny. The game was created and written by.

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It will primarily be one or two people talking, with others contributing a much lesser amount. Two Wujciks collaborated to make this game. I reach out with my Logrus filaments. Points, desirable as they may be, do not an Amberite make.

Okay, Roderick will concentrate on bringing the Logrus to mind. Feb 22, Kate Squires rated it really liked it Shelves: Did they work together to defeat it, or did some take the opportunity to gain an advantage? Now what are you doing? That’s the diceless part — thanks for showing up.

That language, that is the hidden resource available to the player. The answer is to obscure those numbers and those facts. Rooleplaying Paluch rated it it was amazing Jan 11, The character with 1st rank in each attribute is considered “superior” in that attribute, being considered to be substantially better than the character with 2nd rank even if the difference in scores is small.

And again, this puts the GM in a highly complex perceptual and moral position in relation to both the players and the PC’s. Pierre-emmanuel rated it it was amazing Feb 05, It often devolves to one-on-one, or at least has a very limited participation rate. That served to be a springboard for him Erick Wujcik January 26, — June 7, was an American designer of both role-playing games and computer role-playing games, and co-founder of Palladium Books. Unlike conventional auctions, bids are non-refundable; if one player bids 65 for psyche and another wins with a bid of 66, then the character with 66 is “superior” to dicepess character with 65 even though there is only one bid difference.


The combat section of the text is really good. The GM is dicless to interpret the language used by the players in judging the success or failure of their actions.

If someone has a higher attribute than you, they can simply kill you. One hole is bigger than the other two, and spaced further apart.

Amber Diceless Roleplaying Game

The key words here are fair and eventually — if characters’ ranks are close, and the weaker character has obtained some advantage, then the weaker character can escape defeat or perhaps prevail.

Eoin Keith rated roleplayign it was amazing Jan 12, It effects the emotional tonality of what they see, the general heuristics of what they expect to happen or intuit from NPC’s, it dicwless the DM in a slightly, but fundamentally different relation with the player.

Further, a character with a bid-for rank is considered to have a slight dieless over character with a bought-up rank. The Amber Diceless Roleplaying Game is a role-playing game created and written by Erick Wujcikset in the fictional universe created by author Roger Zelazny for his Chronicles of Amber.

Nadia rated it really liked it Jun 25, Colin Brennan rated it liked it Nov 09, Each player starts with a character concept, which the rules tell them to work out in detail and picture clearly before starting, and points to fulfil it. And, because you were rarely working together, that meant something. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. That gives rise to an interesting situation.

The expansion, Shadow Knightadds Constructs — artifacts with connections to shadows. Then each of those stances if broken down into more detail, and the text indicates how each stance will affect the battle depending on whether you are much better, a little better, the same, a little worse, or much worse than your opponent.


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Paperbackpages. This page was last modified on 19 Decemberat Open Preview See a Problem? They are all fairly powerful and fucking expensive, so it’s a good idea to try to have enough points left over after the auction to actually buy them, usually by getting some prices worked out so you can get a budget together ahead of time.

Pit a skilled and experienced Amber player, with a point character, against a raw beginner with points, and the outcome is certain. Whoever ended up on the throne was the winner of the game. I have never seen them used with such frequency in anything else. And family members and, of course, other PCs. So if you get into a bidding war with someone and both of you break away from the herd, and the other person wins, that makes you permanent Second Best at that particular thing and you arguably ‘wasted’ all those points.

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Yes, an unstated in-world piece of manipulation to limit the power of a rule he himself created. When I finished the book, I realized how critical that language is to the game because the language becomes coded within the context of the game. Having said that, the manual actually gives tl;dr: All else being equal, a character with a higher roleplaykng in an attribute will always win a contest based on that attribute.