The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Star Trek: Alpha Quadrant
Paranoia Interactive Screen
Princess Pillowfighter
More Leaves from the Inn of the Last Home
Microscope
Tales From the Loop
B2: The Keep on the Borderlands
Heroes & Other Worlds
Magi Carta
The Tome of Terrors & Treaures
Princes of the Apocalypse
Prepared!: A Dozen Adventures for Fifth Edition
Angmar: Land of the Witch King
Faery's Tale Deluxe
Dungeon Delve
Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia
Mythic Game Master Emulator
The Sailor Moon Roleplaying Game and Resource Book
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
The Inquisitor's Handbook
Player's Survival Kit
HYBRID
Cold & Dark Quickstart Guide
Cold & Dark
The Quiet Year
Lone Wolf Adventure Game
Tales from the Yawning Portal
My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria, The Storytelling Game
Monster Manual (AD&D 1e)
Apocrypha Now
Warhammer City
Shadows over Bögenhafen
Death on the Reik
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game
Lord of the Rings
Dread
The Star Wars Roleplaying Game - Revised Edition
D1: Descent into the Depths of the Earth
Nobilis (2nd edition)
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
B4: The Lost City
Masks of Nyarlathotep (3rd & 4th edition)
The Robotech RPG Book Three: Zentraedi
Book of the Wyrm (1st Edition)
C1: The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan
Out of the Pit
The Great Pendragon Campaign
L2: The Assassin's Knot
Sweet Agatha
Sorcery! Book 1: The Shamutanti Hills

Dichotomy (2010)

Average Rating: 0.00/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2010
Primary Name
Dichotomy
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 123101
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF edition
Publisher: 
Year: 2010
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
22 pages
Size:  
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the Introduction:

Dichotomy is a tabletop roleplaying game; if you don’t know what a tabletop roleplaying game is, then ask whoever gave you these rules to explain. The rules are designed to be easy to learn, for speed of play (particularly with play-by-post style games), and to focus on character growth rather than looting and killing. The game is written for play in the style of Sword and Sorcery. These adventures focus mainly on personal battles rather than world-endangering matters. The game is geared toward traditional medieval fantasy.

Dichotomy is designed for a group of about 4-6 players. One participant serves as the Game Master or "GM"; the other participants are referred to as "players". The GM has a special role in that the GM is responsible for establishing scenes, acting as a referee, and playing the roles of the minor characters in the game. Each player is responsible for creating a character with a personality and motives. The player decides how their character acts or reacts to various scenes described by the GM. The characters created by the players are called Player Characters (PCs), while the characters or monsters created by the GM are called Non-Player Characters (NPCs).

The game is played with the characters experiencing a series of adventures which may be pre-planned by the GM or arise organically out of the characters Motives. The GM determines the pacing of adventures, depending on the scope of the game that the GM and players wish to participate in. A game might last for a one-shot session, it could last for 10 sessions over a few weeks, or it could be an ongoing epic lasting a year or more.

More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
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
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
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"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 121
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 1
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
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"}}
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.