The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Let These Mermaids Touch Your Dick Maybe
Book 01: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Heart of Ice
Donjon
Traveller: The New Era core rulebook
J1: Entombed with the Pharaohs
Numenera
ÜNE
Spellbook Cards: Arcane
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
Alas Vegas
Unearthed Arcana
Book 18: Rebel Planet
7th Sea Player's Guide
HHQ1: Fighter's Challenge
Q Manual
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Swordbearer
Rules Compendium
Betrayal at Bogwater
Tower of the Stargazer
The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild
Crypts & Things
Dungeon World Roleplaying Game
Fate Core System
Ruins of the Undercity
The Quiet Year
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
Angry Flowers!
Curse of Strahd
Tales from the Loop
Fully Operational
Genesys Core Rulebook
A Star Beyond the Stars
Mines, Claws & Princesses
Brick Monsters: Aboleth
N.O.W. Modern Action Role-Playing Game
Adventurer's Vault
Arms and Equipment Guide
James Bond 007
Thrilling Locations
Player's Handbook (D&D 3.5e)
Paranoia (Mongoose Edition)
X1: The Isle of Dread
Ghostbusters International

Rogue Theory (2018)

Average Rating: 0.00/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Information
RPG
Genre
Series
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
2018
Primary Name
Rogue Theory
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 249467
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: Dancing Lights Press
Year: 2018
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: RWR 1007
99 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From publisher blurb:

Any System! Any Setting!
Using Class in Worldbuilding and Adventure Design

The appeal of the rogue is their reputation as the non-conformists of character classes. Even if they’re not outright thieves, they have a reputation for being a bit freewheeling, morally flexible, and willing to do things other characters aren’t. They’re skill-oriented characters, able to use magic items but not cast spells, employing tact and dirty tricks in combat more than the straight-forward approach of a warrior. They’re problem solvers, artisans and engineers, con artists and diplomats. In determining how a wide range of skills function within the setting, how they are learned, and their use impacts culture, politics, and religion, the rogue’s abilities sets in motion a ripple effect that impacts nearly every element of worldbuilding.

Because the Class Theory supplements are system-agnostic, this volume will delve more into the perceptions and archetypal personalities of the rogue rather than specific abilities. In places, some broad generalizations will be made. You should adapt the concepts to what best fits the mechanics, setting, and character that you’re working with inside the context of your campaign. As an example, while not all systems have classes, the word class will be used generically to represent the actual character element of that name, character archetypes and templates, and other conceptual details that fit the general spirit of the rogue. Because if we’re going to be intellectually honest, we need to just admit that everything in tabletop roleplaying, no matter how innovative, unique, and transcendent it may be, with always be compared to the baseline created by the game that started the hobby.

For the Player
This book is not about new abilities, optimizing your character build, or exploiting game mechanics for maximum effect. The intention of this volume is to help you tell your character’s story. By the end of this book, you’ll see the rogue in relation to the Three Pillars of Fantasy Storytelling, and use the unique features of the archetype to create unique characters, enhance your worldbuilding, and tell unique stories tailored to their roles and abilities.

For the Gamemaster
By taking a look at the specific strengths and opportunities of the rogue class, you will be able to create truly balanced encounters. You will gain a fresh perspective on how the rogue fits into the Three Pillars of Fantasy Storytelling, so you can work with the player to create a character that fits seamlessly with the setting and your campaign. The way rogue characters can be leveraged to expand your worldbuilding efforts, and can be mined for story hooks, will allow you to have a richer creative experience, and an overall better roleplaying experience for everyone at your table.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
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: 12
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
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.