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EABA v2.01
EABA v2 is the next edition of our universal rpg system, designed from the ground up for use with tablets or other computers.
Soft Landing
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CORPS (for EABA v2)
They know that you know about them. And they're coming to get you.
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Aethos(for EABA v2)
Aliens, politics, exploration, intrigue, ancient secrets, chaos and war? Yes.
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Purgatory Bay
Sometimes you can't go home. Purgatory Bay is an experimental rpg outside the normal EABA mold.
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Verne(for EABA)
Men of steel in the age of steam. Not your grandfather's steampunk.
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Blacksburg Tactical Research Center is a little game company nestled in the Appalachian foothills, slowly and tediously handcrafting the finest role-playing games and supplements for a small audience of die-hard fans, and for new converts acquired through word-of- mouth advertising. We do it because we love the work. Though managing to get some non-game fiction published would be nice too...


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EABA dice curve

The way the "best three" system in EABA works in practice is along the lines of the image to the right (click to enlarge).dicedist So, if you were rolling 5d (the cyan line) and needed to reach a target number of 16 or better, you can see that you have about a 25% chance of success. Some of the benefits of the system are that all success curves are bell curves, your chance drops a little at first, and then steeply with increasing difficulty. Another benefit is that the system is "closed”. No matter how good you are, you cannot roll higher than a difficulty of 20, the best you can get with a number of d6 with a +2 (like 6d+2). In fact, if you are using a +1 or a +2 and this table, you simply shift all the results 1 or 2 places to the right. So, a 4d+2 roll (the green line) is a better chance of success than a plain 5d roll (move the 4d mark at "14" two places over to "16" and you'll see). That is why you always have the option in EABA of "rolling down", choosing to lose a die and gain a +2 on the roll.

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