The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Tomb of Annihilation
Dungeon Master's Screen, Reincarnated
RPG Geek Random Tables
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Ruins of the North
M1: Blizzard Pass
Beyond the Mountains of Madness
Twilight Imperium: The Role-Playing Game
Blades in the Dark
Whitehack Second Edition
Tales from the Loop
Starfinder Core Rulebook
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
C2: The Ghost Tower of Inverness
Dice
Now Playing: Roleplaying in Every TV Genre
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Heart of Ice
Superbabes: The Femforce Role-Playing Game
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
The Quiet Year
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom
Dragon (Issue 167 - Mar 1991)
Orcs of the High Mountains
The 9Qs
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Fate Core System
The GameMaster's Apprentice
The Dark Times (Issue 1 - Autumn 2017)
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Dogs in the Vineyard
James Bond 007
S3: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
Trail of Cthulhu
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
The Arcanum (First and Second Editions)
Terra Incognita: The NAGS Society Handbook
Hong Kong Action Theatre!
UK2: The Sentinel
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Dawn of the Emperors: Thyatis and Alphatia
Masks of Nyarlathotep (1st & 2nd edition)
Twin Crowns: Age of Exploration Fantasy
The Inner Sea World Guide
The Vault and Time
Cardboard Heroes
Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple
Victoria
Bright Order Magic
Information
Primary Name
Lamentations of the Flame Princess
RPG Family
RPG Mechanic
Alternate Names
LotFP
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 6581
Description Edit | History

User summary

Lamentations of the Flame Princess, subtitled Weird Fantasy Role-Playing, is a dark fantasy RPG in the "old-school" vein. That means that it shares many characteristics with the first edition of Dungeons & Dragons.

It is a class and level based system with races modeled as character classes. A character's attributes are determined randomly. They give modifiers to various other stats and actions (hit point bonus, damage bonus, armor class bonus, etc.). Hit points of a character are also rolled up and depend on his class and level. Every character has also five different saving throws against various hazards (magic, poison, area effects, etc.). The last important characteristics are the attack bonus and the armor class.

Attacks in combat are rolled on a d20. The character adds his attack bonus and needs to score higher than his opponent's armor class. A successful hit deals damage equal to the weapons damage rating which is subtracted from the opponents hit points. The game allows for some variant tactics like defensive fighting, parrying, aiming, mounted combat, etc.

There are some common skills for adventuring activities like hunting, stealth, or climbing. Most of these activities have a basic chance to succeed on a d6. This chance is the same for all character classes. Only the "specialist" class gets points per level to increase the chances.

characters that use magic are granted a fixed number of spells per level that they can cast. The spells only refresh after a period of several hours of rest.

Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Category: Genre:
Pg. 1 of 8 » 8
Rank 0
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 5.00
Num Owned 6
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 3
Comments 1
Year Published 2011
Rank 7456
Num Ratings 6
Average Rating 3.67
Num Owned 15
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 3
Wishlist 2
Comments 1
Year Published 2013
Rank 0
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Num Owned 1
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 2
Comments 0
Year Published 2014
Rank 5864
Num Ratings 6
Average Rating 6.42
Num Owned 35
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 2
Year Published 2013
Rank 658
Num Ratings 24
Average Rating 7.65
Num Owned 109
Prev. Owned 5
For Trade 2
Want in Trade 3
Wishlist 4
Comments 9
Year Published 2013
Rank 0
Num Ratings 3
Average Rating 8.00
Num Owned 20
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 1
Comments 1
Year Published 2016
Rank 0
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 1
Year Published 2015
Rank 2776
Num Ratings 5
Average Rating 8.20
Num Owned 28
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 6
Comments 1
Year Published 2016
Rank 216
Num Ratings 44
Average Rating 7.84
Num Owned 130
Prev. Owned 4
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 9
Wishlist 23
Comments 12
Year Published 2011
Rank 0
Num Ratings 3
Average Rating 7.33
Num Owned 24
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 3
Comments 4
Year Published 2016
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Rank: 105
Num Ratings: 41
Average Rating: 7.19
Standard Deviation: 1.67
Num Views: 15386
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 2.6
Fans: 38
Personal Comments: 7
Users Owning: 72
Users Wanting: 3
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 97
Plays This Month: 0
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
2 LotFP Text Character Sheet
For use in online PbF games for example when you want the whole sheet experience along with the ease of updating a text file.
English
2013-12-30
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.