Monday, January 9, 2012

Legends & Lore Redux - Very Perceptive

So, after the announcement of 5e, I began looking at Monte Cook's Legend and Lore articles to get an idea of where he's going with the design. I am already a bit more enthusiastic. So I will be reading each article and then comment on what I think about it.

Very Peceptive

I like where Monte is going with these ideas, by using passive metagaming numbers, the game master is able to determine secretly if the perception check is an auto success, or just missed. No taking 20 in a search ( A Rule I hate by the way.) If the player actually says they're searching the specific area bonuses are granted. This idea can easily be ported into many different games and shows promise.