Character Creation.   Posted by Dungeonmaster.Group: 0
 GM, 1 post
Wed 27 Sep 2017
at 22:59
Character Creation
This thread is for character creation resources and questions.

The full BFRPG rules can be downloaded in full here:

The Beginner's Essentials (which includes character creation rules and some essential starting rules) can be downloaded here:

Note: Both of these documents only have the base races and classes. If any player chooses a race or class included in a later supplement, I'll link to those docs in later posts in this thread.
 GM, 13 posts
Tue 3 Oct 2017
at 15:21
Character Creation
Character sheets have been added to everyone but Argon and Veskard. I'll PM you two about that.

We're going to start everyone at 2nd level. Otherwise, it should be standard character creation.

Make sure you use the dice roller for your ability rolls and starting money rolls. If you end up with a really crappy set of ability scores, let me know and I'll consider allowing a reroll.

If you're playing a non-human, you can take the racial bonuses to your saves and subtract them from the save scores that your class would have. So, for example, a thief would normally save vs. Dragon Breath at 16, but a halfling thief saves at 13. This will make the math more simple and ensure we don't have a dead character who should have saved. :-)

There will be some use of house rules and optional rules, but I can't think of any that would affect character creation.

If you have any questions, put them here or PM me.

This message was last edited by the GM at 15:37, Tue 03 Oct 2017.

Leleanne Gethell
 player, 5 posts
Tue 3 Oct 2017
at 16:14
Character Creation
Can we roll for abilities 6 times, then apply them to whatever stats we want? For example, I'm a cleric, so I want Wisdom to be my best stat.
 GM, 14 posts
Tue 3 Oct 2017
at 17:05
Character Creation
Yes, 6 rolls of 3d6, then assign them as you wish.
That Character Guy
 player, 1 post
Wed 4 Oct 2017
at 18:44
Character Creation
In reply to Dungeonmaster (msg # 4):

Do you have a character template?
 GM, 18 posts
Sat 7 Oct 2017
at 14:38
Character Creation
No, I'm afraid I haven't gotten to that.

General note: Mages and clerics, you may choose your own spells.

For starting gold, everyone should roll 3d6 and multiply it by 10. Do your rolls in the open, but if you end up with too little to get decent gear, make me aware of it.
Wyrran Galaeth
 player, 4 posts
 Elf Magic-User
 hp 3/8, AC 11
Tue 10 Oct 2017
at 21:10
Character Creation
For a level 2 magic user, how many known spells should I choose?
Glanduil Ulazana
 player, 8 posts
Tue 10 Oct 2017
at 22:54
Character Creation
In reply to Wyrran Galaeth (msg # 7):

I thought it said 2 1st level spells but if I am wrong then of course wont cast shield and will take another action if I can
Carnalore Hostine
 player, 5 posts
 Elven Magic User 2
 AC 10 | HP 7/7
Tue 10 Oct 2017
at 23:01
Character Creation
I remember two first level spells at 1st... one Read Magic, one of your choosing. And Read Magic doesn't count against your spell total, but does against your spell slots when cast. So at second, you'd choose another first level spell, for a total of three. Will clearly defer to the DM if I misremembered!