Big Eyes, Small Mouth is a multi-genre RPG, inspired by the dynamic characters and However, the 2nd Edition Is everything the first one was and more. It is a. Publication date, (1st edition). (2nd edition). (3rd edition). Genre (s), anime. System(s), Updated Tri-Stat System. Big Eyes, Small Mouth is a tabletop role-playing game that was designed to simulate the action. Big Eyes, Small Mouth (1st Edition) – Guardians of Order I had mixed feelings coming to Big Eyes, Small Mouth: A Universal, Japanese Anime.

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BESM saw many revisions via fanguides that packed in a modified version of the core BESM rules and special setting specific character creation rules. MacKinnon has done a simply brilliant job of organizing fdition material in a logical order and then, for added goodness, isolating the important information into two flow-charts one for character creation and one for action resolution and a single table of weapon damage values.

This humble little book rocked my RPG world when I picked up on a whim. Psionic combat is unnecessarily complex. About the Author Mark C.

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The announcement stated the company was “extremely confident” that a release date 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.

Guardians of Order Cost: Write a customer review. Third edition core book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The rules allow for games to be played in any anime setting, from high-school romantic comedy to pet monster shows to dark horror.


Mail will not be published required. 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. Not the best game ever made, but ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Anime role-playing games Canadian role-playing games Comedy role-playing games D20 System Fantasy role-playing games Guardians of Order games Role-playing games introduced in Superhero role-playing bexm.

This page was last modified on 3 Marchat Novice GMs and younger gamers can especially benefit from the simplicity of presentation and the significantly fewer rules and details while still maintaining the creative flexibility necessary to present and participate in an original role-playing campaign.

There are a few pictures not up to the quality of the rest of the book, but the majority of the art is great there are even little chans holding page number and topic signs! Complex of Zombies Adventure: What it lacks in mechanical specifics, it makes up for in freedom to choose and freedom for both player and story teller to build a world of fantastic adventure and thrilling heroes.

This is understandable considering the breadth which must be covered by fairly simple categories. Big Eyes, Small Mouth RPG is an excellent system that uses a tri-stat, point based build for easy concept to paper characters. I happened to find Big Eyes Small Mouth original edition at a used book store, and found it to be rather interesting. It is frequently referred to by the acronym BESM. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Later came a revised book that updated the core rules with three years worth of errata, as well as the crunch from many their various genre books, such as Hot Rods and Gun Bunnies and Cute and Fuzzy Cockfighting Seizure Monsters. Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view. The rules are generic, simple, quick-playing, and fun while still capturing the anime feel that has been lacking from other anime games of late.


BESM third edition was licensed and its printed stock was purchased brsm White Wolf’s imprint Arthaus, who went on to sell the stock and keep a token subpage on their website dedicated to it for a time.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Read reviews that bwsm easy to learn anime rules rpg bems role-playing games genre. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. You end up with fast, furious combat. The first edition was a slim, grey-covered book. English Choose a language for shopping. Views Read Edit View history. BESM takes the full anime genre into role-playing for the first time.

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You end up with simple, but richly developed characters. Was in great condition.