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by BlckKnght
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: UW2 Design Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 1572

Re: UW2 Design Thread

I like these new attributes a lot! There's still a little overlap (most notably between pilots and engineers), but that's probably inevitable given there are only five stats and innumerable things to do with them. I'm a bit sad to see that Starfarer is off the career list, since there's not really a...
by BlckKnght
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Uncharted Worlds Post-Mortem
Replies: 27
Views: 2858

Re: Uncharted Worlds Post-Mortem

How happy were you about the meanings of the stats? One of the things that has sometimes felt odd to me is how some stats have multiple uses that don't seem very similar to me. For instance, Mettle covers all of precision, quick thinking and willpower, so you use it for such disparate activities as ...
by BlckKnght
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A campaign failure mode
Replies: 2
Views: 383

Re: A campaign failure mode

The way I've come to run PbtA (and thus the way I wrote UW) is with "prompted contributions". When used judiciously, the GM can also find entertainment and discovery in the game they are running. I should probably have been more clear that the problem with prompting I saw was much more with the pro...
by BlckKnght
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A campaign failure mode
Replies: 2
Views: 383

A campaign failure mode

Hey everybody. I'm a fairly inexperienced player of UW, but I wanted to describe something I've now seen two and a half times in the campaigns I've been in. This is the gradual collapse of the game as players get overwhelmed by worldbuilding and quit to play D&D or something else that's less demandi...
by BlckKnght
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Barter with the new Debt System from the Carta Galaxia preview
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: Barter with the new Debt System from the Carta Galaxia preview

Remember that class 3 and up are super rare. In a standard market it is difficult to find C2 goods. So there's more upfront difficulty in finding what you want. I'm not sure I understand what you're saying. Isn't the whole point of the Barter move that you don't need to seek out a specific local ca...
by BlckKnght
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Barter with the new Debt System from the Carta Galaxia preview
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Barter with the new Debt System from the Carta Galaxia preview

I'm playing in a game where we've struggled to understand how to apply the Barter and Acquisition moves for a while. Just last week I discovered Sean's preview of the rules for the economy that will be in Carta Galaxia (linked from G+ to here ). Those new rules seem great, much easier to understand ...