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Battlestations is a space combat and exploration boardgame with a strong narrative-RPG flavour. Thematically and tonally, it should appeal to Bulldogs! players... Playing Bulldogs! and resolving space combat with Battlestations is something I want to try.

(I hope this post doesn't break community's nettiquete. I have no connection whatsoever with Battlestations or its publisher, other than being a happy player. And, its Kickstarter campaign is live, for another 18 days, but the game has already been funded.)
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I recently bought the phone-app version of the GALAXY TRUCKER board game by famed Czech game designer
Vlaada Chvátil.  It is also vaguely like Bulldogs!, but the ships are worse than rust-bucket ships, you have a mad scramble to make ships out of modular spare-parts from a junkyard, then you run the ships across a space gauntlet as you deliver cargo.  Roll dice to determine meteor strikes and pirate attacks.
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This is surely the best description of Atomic Robo RPG ever:
The basic Atomic Robo assumption is that all science works like archaeology does in Indiana Jones. Entomology leads to giant ants, computer science leads to A.I. or the end of the world, Egyptology leads to steam-powered pyramid tanks, geology leads to lost worlds at the center of the earth, and EVERYTHING leads to punching nazis.
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That's right, think big.  You have all of Action Science to play with, when Indiana Jones was merely Action Archeology.
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Experiences in adapting Jadepunk Assets to a skill-based Fate build? (Skill-based as opposed to FAE-style Approaches or Jadepunk Professions.)
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Didn't know about Strange Fate. I'll take a look at it.
Thanks everybody for the answers.
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Is there any way to have bookmarked portals sorted alphabetically in the portals list? Easy if all portals in the current view are bookmarked, but otherwise I see no way...
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+Juanma Barranquero Exactly. :-)
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Would it break etiquette to share here a link to the Bulldogs! Fate Core Edition kickstarter? Surely many Mindjammer fans would also enjoy a less serious space opera game (not that MJ cannot do funny, of course).
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I don't own the community my opinion is my own, but I follow multiple communities for Fate and when I see the same ad in every one it rises to that level for me. The owner of the community if the one who's comment matters not mine.
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As part of an ongoing (and very interesting) discussion about the Improved Words of Power rules, +Nathan Hare asked about limiting Success at a cost.

And suddenly I realized that FC does not forbid, I think, to succeed at a cost in a dice roll where you cannot succeed at all. I mean, if the difficulty is +10 and the character can only roll the dice and, at most, invoke a couple of Boosts or Aspects, so their maximum roll (taking everything into account: other player's help, advantages, etc.) is +8, what do you do, as GMs? Do you allow the player to "roll" (so to speak), or just rule that it is impossible?
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+Malcolm Reynolds Absolutely, although I'm somewhat thrown off by the phrase "trash a story", which seems to presuppose that the GM has planned a story out in advance. Unless you mean "one roll solving all of the character's problems" or what have you. In which case I agree.

I also think that clever solutions shouldn't be a narrow category; anything that could conceivably help the characters efforts based on the game's premise/genre should count, and thus allow a roll.

That also leads us back to the importance of discussion among the group as far as the game's assumptions/premise/genre. The sorts of actions that allow for a roll, and what sort of actions count as creating an advantage/overcoming an obstacle vary greatly by genre.



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Hi.
I'd like to ask for help from Aperita Arcana / Collectanea Creaturae experts about adapting giants (stone giants, most likely) as PCs. One of my players wants to play a semi-giantess (half-human, half-giant, that is). Any pointers or ideas?
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Glad to help +Juanma Barranquero​! It gives us something to do while we are bored at our day jobs. :-P
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Having trouble with MapQuest: 

No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on the requested resource. Origin 'https://www.ingress.com' is therefore not allowed access. The response had HTTP status code 403.
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Lots of problems lately loading the data. Most times it stops at 58%, or 75%, and never finishes. Is that a common problem with the desktop version?
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+teaser tim These have been "resolved" in the test builds, too (meaning that botguard code will be executed without confirmation).
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