The two-time Origins Award nominated multi-genre Japanese anime RPG is now available in a more compact Revised Second Edition format! BESM is inspired. From the back cover: In the myriad realms of imagination there are an infinite number of worlds waiting to be discovered. BESM Second Edition helps you. Guardians of Order: Big Eyes, Small Mouth () A generic engine focusing on the “anime” medium. The game uses the Tri-Stat system in its D6 iteration.

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Damage in BESM breaks down in 5 point increments usually.

The reason for my question is that 2e was far too easy to break by accident. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that secodn have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

BESM 2nd Edition Stats – Dreaming Empires

The first edition was a slim, grey-covered book. Mecha notes will have to wait until The Ultimate Vehicle is released. One surprising answer was BESM.

Its biggest change was a reconstruction of the point system, and inversion of the dice mechanic, from a roll-under to a roll-over system.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth (BESM: 2nd Edition)

Please try again later. MacKinnon had announced that the release would be delayed from its original release in the Summer of This page was last modified on 3 Marchat A combat round is seconds. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Pick this book up and you won’t regret it! Note that having just a single level in a skill is about equal to a HERO The game has sufficient mechanical depth. This conversion information is only valid for people characters, not mecha.


This comes out just about right. Retrieved from ” https: As stated, Ryoko can do 60 points of editoin with her beam sword. The full color format is absolutely beautiful and most of the interior art is top-notch.

An answer that came up a lot during my search was “Why not play X? BESM saw many revisions via fanguides that packed in a modified version of the core BESM rules and special setting specific character creation rules. My hat goes off to the skill of Jeff Editiin. This page was last edited on 6 Julyat As a bonus, there are clear and simple descriptions of various manga and anime subgenres, and an excellent beginner’s list of videos available in the US. In addition, several genre based supplements were published for the game, as well as two original settings: Due to licensing consideration, the three-volume set of fan guides for Slayers does not include any information from the movies and OVAs distributed by ADV Films.

Special Attributes need to be examined on a case-by-case basis and translated depending on the specifics of the character and the Attribute in question. Is BESM suitable for character optimization? There were also d20 fanguides created for Hellsing and Trigun.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth (Second Edition) Series

I personally would have perferred they had stuck with a page layout similar to their supplements and kept the BRCS and HRGB attributes in their respective supplements. Thus, a normal human can edtion 20 meters in secon. Retrieved from ” https: For those of you looking for that one “generic” system, look no further. Julix 2, 19 If we pretend that a round is 4 seconds, we get 60 meters every 12 seconds.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Eidtion Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Edituon same formula can be used for Flight or Swimming. The writers have capture that feel of any Genre of Anmie you wan to play. Your ad here, right now: On a final note concerning Movement, BESM states that if a character that can move bessm X kph out of combat, then they move at that same value in meters per round in combat.


The first edition of BESM was a bit of a clusterfuck, as it was GoO’s first release, but unlike many companies’ first releases, it was still playable and fun.

Big Eyes, Small Mouth: I’ve been gaming for well over 15 years, and I would say by far it’s one of best combinations of flexibly, speed, and ease of learning. Ironic, since you got the recommendation of BESM in one in the first place, but there you go. Third edition core book. It also saw the creation of Mecha d Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This book also represents the company’s growing graphic arts muscles. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The edirion stated the company was “extremely confident” that a release sscond of January would be met and confirmed that those who pre-ordered and prepaid for the book would be “in good hands”, though it was also said that they have not taken on Guardians of Order’s liabilities.

If you pre-ordered the editikn from us, more information will follow.