RPG names similar to D&D ?

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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by willpell » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:45 pm

Dread Delgath wrote:
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willpell wrote:
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RobJN wrote:
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Would "T&A" be a suitable stand-in for the Book of Erotic Fantasy...?
Not really. I made the mistake of buying that book; not only is it really dumb and completely unplayable, but it's not really even all that sexy.
Nothing could be worse than F.A.T.A.L. :shock:
I have no personal experience with that one, but I believe you based on what I've heard. Too bad, a few of its ideas are interesting (and the name has retroactively been rebranded as "From Another Time And Land", which would be a great name for something much better), but it's not worth the effort of digging it out from all of the garbage, or so the game's reputation suggests.

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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by Bud » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:30 pm

Sticks & Stones, a 1978 minigame by Metagaming.

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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by Bud » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:51 pm

Wizards' World, by Fantasy Worlds Unlimited in 1983.

And perhaps Chivalry & Sorcery ought to receive an honorable mention.

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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by Khedrac » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:01 am

Bud wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:51 pm
Wizards' World, by Fantasy Worlds Unlimited in 1983.

And perhaps Chivalry & Sorcery ought to receive an honorable mention.
C&S was in the list until the question got refined down to those abbreviated to a repeated letter (possibly with an & in the middle).
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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by snorri » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:34 pm

Tranchons & Traquons (in French)
Drakar och Demoner (in Swedish)

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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by Coronoides » Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:33 am

Do solo gamebooks count?
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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by snorri » Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:35 am

Obvously :
Castles & Crusades.

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Post by Yaztromo » Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:45 pm

Beasts & Barbarians (although it is a Savage Worlds setting...)
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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by shesheyan » Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:56 pm

Tim Baker wrote:
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  • Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells
Really like the description and client reviews of this one. Have you read or played it Tim?

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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by Tim Baker » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:08 pm

shesheyan wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:56 pm
Tim Baker wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:36 pm
  • Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells
Really like the description and client reviews of this one. Have you read or played it Tim?
I've run it for my kids, and really liked it. I used a couple of the "hero mode" optional rules that Jim Miller shared on the Google+ community, if I recall. I recommend giving it a try!
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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by shesheyan » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:57 pm

Tim Baker wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:08 pm
shesheyan wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:56 pm
Tim Baker wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:36 pm
  • Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells
Really like the description and client reviews of this one. Have you read or played it Tim?
I've run it for my kids, and really liked it. I used a couple of "hero mode" optional rules that Jim Miller shared on the Google+ community, if I recall. I recommend giving it a try!
Cool. Pdf downloaded.

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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by Yaztromo » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:32 pm

Dangers & Demons
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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by Coronoides » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:12 am

Mike wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:56 pm
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There are also "pun names" like Truncheons & Flagons, Papers & Paychecks, Dungeons & Beavers (actual d&d variant played at caltech), Dungeons: the Dragoning (pun on WOD games)
Papers and Paychecks is now a real game about black comedy in the modern workplace. Full disclosure I proof read one chapter.

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/22 ... -Paychecks
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Re: RPG names similar to D&D ?

Post by willpell » Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:46 pm

"Burrows & Badgers: A Skirmish Game of Anthropomorphic Animals".

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