Monday, August 22, 2011
Gamma World Referee's Screen, Miscasting
The screen does it job well enugh. It has the charts and tables that the GM will need to run the game. It also features a mini module which though I have never had a chance to use it I hear very good things about. The module is "The Albuquerque Starport" which though only eight pages long I have heard can change the game dramatically if used though that is second hand. I would pick this up even without the module just for the art though. If you are going to run the game you need a screen right! As an added bonus it was printed in the USA.
From the screen itself:
Included in this package are a durable referee's screen and an eight-page mini-module, The Albuquerque Starport. The screen contains the combat, hazard, and reference tables used most often by referees and players, arranged to make this vital information easy to use. The mini-module is a complete GAMMA WORLD adventure, in which players discover and explore an Ancient starport buried in the desert sands.
Duration: One Round/Level
Ares of Effect: 6" Radius Sphere
Casting Time: 2 Segments
Saving Throw: Special
When this spell is cast the magic user causes a sphere to appear based around the point specified. The sphere will cause a disruption in the flow and function of magical energy in its area of effect. This will affect spells but not magical items.
Anyone in the area of effect of the spell will need to make a saving throw every time they try to cast a spell. Those who make the save are able to counter the varied nature within the sphere for that round and successfully cast the spell. Those who fail will have the spell fizzle and they will still lose the use of that spell as if it had been successfully cast.
The material component of this spell is a page from a spell book that has been subjected to some fluid so that the text is smeared and unreadable. The page is consumed by the casting of the spell.
Disclaimer: The spells that you will see, for how ever long the write ups last, were all written up or conceived of back in the 80's so the terminology may not appropriate for anything other than 1e and depending on how well I did back then it may be slightly off for that as well. If there is any duplication of spells that exist now it is most likely I wrote mine first :) Please feel free to comment on them but try not to be too hard on me. If anyone wishes to use these in anything they print please let me know in advance and all I ask is proper credit.
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