Jacob Randolph has scratched one of my long-time gaming itches as well as I have ever felt.
Jacob Randolph has scratched one of my long-time gaming itches as well as I have ever felt. The Dashing Hero is a playbook, and it…no words. I’m just going to cut and paste a few moves. These are some of the class’ starting moves.
A Lover In Every Port (CHA)
When you enter a town that you’ve been to before (your call), roll +CHA. On a 10+, there’s an old flame of yours who is willing to assist you somehow. On a 7-9, they’re willing to help you, for a price. On a miss, your romantic misadventures make life more complicated for the party.
Daring Devil (DEX)
When you laugh confidently before performing a crazy acrobatic feat, describe it and roll +DEX. On a 10+, choose three. On a 7-9, choose two:
• You end up exactly where you want to be
• You don’t attract unwanted attention
• You grab someone nearby and bring them along with you • You show off and feel fantastic about it – take +1 forward
Plan of Action
There is always a chandelier, rope, window, cart, easily-spooked herd of livestock, or similar unusual environmental hazard handy in any situation in which it would be convenient for you and remotely plausible.
It goes like that. And goes and goes like that. This is, I think, maybe the best, most compact distilled essence of the swashbuckling adventurer I’ve seen in rolegaming.
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