[Runequest] Runequest Digest, Vol 14, Issue 4

Glenn Newman gnewman21 at hotmail.com
Wed May 6 01:15:07 EST 2009


Years ago I saw a heros magazine with gambling rules.  I will try to find it.
 
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> 1. Gambling in RQ (Albert Ramirez)
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> From: Albert Ramirez <al_ramirez_2000 at yahoo.com>
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> Has anyone developed rules for gambling in RQ?? Are their any rune dice available. i.e. dice with the runes inscribed on their faces?
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> From: "Tony" <postmaster at runequest.za.org>
> Subject: Re: [Runequest] Gambling in RQ
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> Albert Ramirez wrote:
> > Has anyone developed rules for gambling in RQ?? Are their any rune dice
> > available. i.e. dice with the runes inscribed on their
> > faces
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> Not specifically. There are a few ways I have approached this in the past.
> 1. Just have the players make a bet and roll a few dice (determine what
> must be rolled, like highest number on 3D6 or most same numbers on
> assorted dice etc).
> 2. Actually let the players have a fictitious gamble, say with cards. Dish
> out cards and have a quick round of poker - not suggested because this
> could become a case of "one more round" and teh game get sidetracked.
> 3. A gambling skill could be determined. I would say it would be a
> knowledge skill, although it could perhaps fall under communication? Then
> just roll against that skill. Conversly if the gambles thinks someone is
> cheating (slight) they could perhaps roll against gambling to see if this
> is so, but how to play it if they fail and the other person is not
> cheating, would take strong players to keep the character and player
> knowledge seperated.
> 
> Don't know if there are RuneQuest specific rune dice out there? But there
> are plenty different types of runedice available, just look around at game
> shop or on eBay.
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> Regards
> Tony
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