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[BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:10 pm
by Havard
RuneQuest Settings, RuneQuest Editions, BRP Settings, Elric & Eternal Champion, Call of Cthulhu, HeroQuest, Glorantha

BRP or Basic Roleplaying is the core system used by Chaosium in games like Call of Cthulhu, RuneQuest, Pendragon, HeroQuest and others. BRP has also been published as a generic RPG. Here's a list of the various published BRP settings available:

Fantasy/Medieval
Note: Glorantha and other RuneQuest Settings are not included above. Go here for the complete list of RuneQuest Settings.


Horror Victorian / Western
  • Devil's Gulch
  • Aces High
  • Agents of the Crown
  • Dark Streets (Cakebread and Walton)
Science Ficiton
Pulp / Super Heroes
  • Superworld
  • Astounding Adventures




Did I miss any? :)

-Havard


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Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:41 pm
by Boneguard
That I own

Other Sun from Fantasy Games unlimited
Clockwork & Chivalry, Clockwork & Cthulhu, Abney Park's Airship Pirates, Renaissance and Pirate and Dragons by Cakebread & Walton

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:35 pm
by Havard
Thanks Boneguard!
Boneguard wrote:Other Sun from Fantasy Games unlimited
Awesome! Never heard of this one before!
I placed that one in my list of RuneQuest settings, though should it be considered a generic BRP setting as well due to its link to the Renaissance system? Clockwork & Cthulhu appears to be a sourcebook for Clockwork & Chivalry?
I have this RPG and my copy doesn't use the BRP system. Is there a second version of Abney Park's Airship Pirates based on the D100/BRP system?
Am I right in thinking this is a system rather than a setting? Or does Renaissance come with a default setting separate from Clockwork & Chivalry as well?
and Pirate and Dragons by Cakebread & Walton

Cool! This one sounds like alot of fun! :)

-Havard

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:49 pm
by Boneguard
Havard wrote:
I placed that one in my list of RuneQuest settings, though should it be considered a generic BRP setting as well due to its link to the Renaissance system? Clockwork & Cthulhu appears to be a sourcebook for Clockwork & Chivalry?
I would say Generic.As you said, it's derived from Renaissances system, itself a OpenQuest derivitive.
Havard wrote:
I have this RPG and my copy doesn't use the BRP system. Is there a second version of Abney Park's Airship Pirates based on the D100/BRP system?
Nope, I goofed here.
Havard wrote:
Am I right in thinking this is a system rather than a setting? Or does Renaissance come with a default setting separate from Clockwork & Chivalry as well?
Both actually. It's a their primary Game Engine and is used to "drive" most of their RPGs line, but there is a actual Renaissance RPG book with several adventures.
Havard wrote:
and Pirate and Dragons by Cakebread & Walton

Cool! This one sounds like alot of fun! :)

-Havard
I particularly like that one...maybe the fact that one of the Island was named and Described by me, might have a reason for it too :P

Unfortunately I never got to play it...yet.

I would maybe put Pirate & Dragons more into Victorian Era. It's suppose to be a Fantasy Europe during the Great Carrabean Pirate Era.

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:55 pm
by Boneguard
How could I forgot Dark Street From Cakebread and Walton.

A Gritty Victorian London game in Jack the Ripper Era :)

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:37 pm
by Havard
Link to the Ringworld thread added.

-Havard

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 2:47 pm
by Havard
Boneguard wrote:How could I forgot Dark Street From Cakebread and Walton.

A Gritty Victorian London game in Jack the Ripper Era :)
Missed this the first time around, but added it to the list now! I know there are alot of fans of Victorian Settings here on The Piazza.

-Havard

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:10 pm
by willpell
Why exactly you include CoC but exclude RQ I'm not sure...

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:03 pm
by Krimson
Runequest is mentioned in the first line of the OP. Perhaps it's not included because the thread is for settings? In which case Glorantha should be listed.

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:36 pm
by Havard
willpell wrote:Why exactly you include CoC but exclude RQ I'm not sure...
Havard wrote:Note: Glorantha and other RuneQuest Settings are not included above. Go here for the complete list of RuneQuest Settings.
As Krimson says, RuneQuest is not a setting. I have a separate thread for RuneQuest settings and felt incorporating all of those in this list would clutter things up, plus it would make the lists more difficult ti maintain. :)

-Havard

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:09 am
by Coronoides
Giant Ringworld fan but you missed my second and third favourites 'Mythic Britain' and 'Luther Arkwright' both by 'The Design Mechanism'.

Mythic Britain is almost like the historical Britain shortly after the arrival of the Saxons and Christianity but with creepy magic.

Luther Arkwright is parallel universe/ psychedelic sci-fi as only the British of the 60's to 80's could do.

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:19 pm
by Havard
Coronoides wrote:Giant Ringworld fan but you missed my second and third favourites 'Mythic Britain' and 'Luther Arkwright' both by 'The Design Mechanism'.

Mythic Britain is almost like the historical Britain shortly after the arrival of the Saxons and Christianity but with creepy magic.

Luther Arkwright is parallel universe/ psychedelic sci-fi as only the British of the 60's to 80's could do.
Thanks for commenting Coronides!

I have listed these separately as RuneQuest Settings.

I had no idea what Luther Arkwright was so its interesting to hear what that was all about.

I've been thinking about picking up Mythic Britain perhaps to combine with Pendragon :)

-Havard

Re: [BRP] Settings

Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:22 pm
by timemrick
Havard, the CoC link in the first line of your OP goes to the CoC forum rather than to the CoC settings thread.