On "non-fantasy" PnP Game

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On "non-fantasy" PnP Game

Post by Skid » June 20th, 2013, 10:01 pm

Any pen-and-paper medieval RPGs you know of with no fantasy elements? As much as I like fantasy/sci-fi, I also have an avid interest in the Middle Ages. I've also been really getting into Bernard Cornwell's medieval historical fiction, which is quite good, although not for the faint of heart. I suppose I could just modify DnD, or Basic Fantasy which is what I use now.

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Re: On "non-fantasy" PnP Game

Post by Nevermore » June 21st, 2013, 3:53 pm

If you like Medieval Ages you can run RuneQuest\Legend system with Stupor Mundi, about between 1214 and 1274 A.D setting.

http://alephtargames.com/index.php?opti ... 57&lang=en

Another roleplaying gamesnon-fantasy are Call of Ctlhulhu and Vampire The Masquerade/the Requiem

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Re: On "non-fantasy" PnP Game

Post by SpottedShroom » June 22nd, 2013, 12:43 am

There's always GURPS. You can run a straight medieval game as realistic as you want, but be warned: the middle ages weren't actually that much fun.

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Re: On "non-fantasy" PnP Game

Post by Arkos » June 22nd, 2013, 12:20 pm

SpottedShroom wrote:There's always GURPS. You can run a straight medieval game as realistic as you want, but be warned: the middle ages weren't actually that much fun.
Yes, it's not like the movies. Disease, famine, and everyone's covered in crap.

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Re: On "non-fantasy" PnP Game

Post by Nevermore » June 23rd, 2013, 11:47 am

SpottedShroom wrote:There's always GURPS. You can run a straight medieval game as realistic as you want, but be warned: the middle ages weren't actually that much fun.
Correct.

Also I will run a 4th edition campaign of Gurps with space opera setting this weeks.

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