Big Eyes, Small Mouth, or BESM, is GUARDIANS OF ORDER’s flagship publication — the . your game into an adventure in the Sailor Moon RPG universe. Download BESM – Sailor Moon RPG & Resource Book. The Sailor Moon Role-Playing Game and Resource Book [-. 1 . The Sailor Moon anime universe contains an enormous volume of information in Zflfl television.

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For starters, the page character sheet is absolutely wonderful. This site uses cookies.

I, for example, have played in a variation where Amber was completely destroyed, and another where the entire Court was replaced with alternates King Oberon became Queen Titania, Dworkin bedm ancient man became Rozel the young female, the players assumed the roles of a brand new set of children, and so on. Their first several licensed titles were full RPGs, including gorgeous full-color books for Tenchi Muyo! Finally, the stock pictures at the end which are designed to be xeroxed, cut out, colored, and pasted onto the title page saipor leads the book are useful for the artistically-disinclined.

MacKinnon is proudly Canadian, which matters to the story a lot more than it probably should. Then he virtually disappeared, and almost no one was able to contact him for a while, even some people who knew him personally and had his phone number. Email required Address never made public. But The Complete Book of Yoma makes you ask a simple question:.

Character Diaries February 7th, At the end of the day it does precisely what every supplement should do: Anyoc Rule Supplement 1: MacKinnon essentially meant the rules to be a guideline and a set of tools you could fall back on when your freeform role-play left questions unanswered.


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The diary itself is done really nicely. There were a couple of major issues with the system though. I think that became a recurring motif in their licensed games, and in general they tended to provide you with the tools to make clumsy imitations of a series rather than anything to get at its core. Recent reports seem to be bearing the theory out. The best character sheets done for any game, ever.

BESM – Sailor Moon RPG & Resource Book

There was also a general tendency to make rules needlessly confusing by listing bonuses as minuses to the die roll rather than bonuses to the stat, with the rationalization that it was to avoid creating the illusion of characters being more or less competent. The numbers chosen had set attack and magic points written in the book, which could be written down for reference during roleplay; this was considered an advantage for simplistic role playing.


The downfall of Guardians of Order apparently came from a downturn in the American economy. What I said about not buying character sheets was nothing but truth: My first encounter with GoO was in the late 90s when I stumbled across the original gray Big Eyes Small Mouth book at a local game store. Anyway, this is where the story gets a bit dicey, as the GoO site had been taking preorders for BESM 3rd Edition, so that MacKinnon was sitting on money from some of his most loyal customers.


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Sure, you can run Sailor Moon without owning this book. I had no worries about the game itself which uses a specially modified version of the TriStat engine used in Big Eyes, Small Mouthbut with the source material: I feel I should note that, Uresia, the Fantasy Setting that BESM had, has recently been republished by the original author in a revised, expanded, and systemless format.

Anyone with young daughters or nieces who they would like to get interested in roleplaying could probably do no wrong in giving them a copy of this book as a birthday or Christmas present. Why would you want to?

In each case, not only did the doubts vanish, but the books proved themselves worthy of lavish praise. When I first started roleplaying, I photocopied the sample sheet off the bewm of the BECMI basic manual which produced the double-sided 8.

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Starting at the top of character creation: This went back and forth until either one character was defeated or the GM intervened with the storyline; the latter was sometimes the better route to go, depending on what the pre-determined plot was. The Resource Book was considered by many fans to be the best and most informative source on the Sailor Moon series to be published in North America. Aerie City Supplement 3: