The Ghostbusters Role-Playing Game series was produced by West End Games, and consisted of two core titles, namely Ghostbusters: A Frightfully Cheerful. : Ghostbusters: A Frightfully Cheerful Roleplaying Game [Box Set] () by Sandy Petersen and a great selection of similar New. Ghostbusters: A Frightfully Cheerful Role-Playing Game and Ghostbusters International ‒ colloquially and collectively called simply the.

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Ghostbusters RPG, first edition cover. Support this project and pick up our Starter Kit of professionally printed card sets and laser-etched Ghost Dies, or if you want to open up your HQ in style, get the Franchise Kit! Did you ever play with the action figures as a kid?

This is amongst numerous powers to shit on the local franchise that the parent corporation has. True believers appreciate the more rolleplaying rules, and appreciate that anything beside a one-shot would need more than the first game provided. Archived from the original on No complicated math or gameplay.

They’re chasing Baron Bones, the Museum’s resident ghost Each character begins the game with a pool of 20 Brownie Points, which decreases as they are used in play.

Ghostbusters: A Frightfully Cheerful Role Playing Game

Email required Address never made public. Truthfully, those characters are probably better used as NPCs by the Ghostmaster. It has the Ghostbusters logo instead of a six, and when it comes up causes some unfortunate mishap. Each of the four Traits gets a Talent, like a skill that’s associated with the Trait.

Do you have them available if frighftully, or know where I might find them? The rules were more crunchy, much more in line with the majority of pen and paper Roleplayinb. Raymond Stantz, famed Ghostbuster and paranormologist.

The other path is that of the numerous rip-offs of the setting. When a ghost is rolled for a villain, the mishaps rebound in their favor or temporarily make their powers more effective. The Ghostbusters RPG has inspired other games in two distinctly different ways.


Retrieved from ” https: The initial title was a shameless cash-in of the first movie, with Ghostbusters International helping suck in more cash following the second movie. If you grew up in the s, repeatedly watched Ghostbusters, later on The Real Ghostbusters too and acted like you were really a Ghostbuster, then becoming a Ghostbuster when you grew up was a career choice you considered.

The chase takes place on a winding 4-part path. The character’s score in each Talent is three points higher than the associated Trait.

Ghostbusters (role-playing game)

For example, one might have a Cool of four with Convince as his talent, making his dice pool on Convince rolls seven. This was awesome, a friend was asking if I could this game again.

Can you help me on how equipment works, I think you can have up to 3 but what happens if you pick the ecto-1 because ive read both manuals and found no results. How about the video games? A gas for players, ages 12 and up. No given GM has to give in to using those elements, of course, but the followup supplemental adventures really jumped the shark with things like Hot Rods of the Godsan adventure about teenage aliens that felt like it was intended for a completely different game.

Character generation in Ghostbusters begins with a simple character point mechanic for assigning character attributeswhich it calls Traits. It contained a page Training Manual player handbooka page Operations Manual GM’s handbooksix dice, and various handouts. Whoever they play, the setting’s baddies aren’t limited to ghosts.

Do you see what I did there? We had so much fun playing, we turned our games into a cinematic podcast! In order to play you need some custom gear: If it’s relevant to the roll like if Venkman is making a Moves roll to trick some hottie into bed with him, his Seduce Talent is absolutely relevant then 3 more dice get thrown in the pool. In some cases, certain equipment or circumstances might add additional dice to the pool.


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Equipment Cards and a Ghost Die. But much easier, and way cooler. This could be further improved by picking up a wrench ghostvusters use as a club in melee combat for two more dice, for a total dice pool of seven. Players earn replacement points for their characters by succeeding in Ghostmaster-appointed tasks, achieving their character’s personal goal for instance, Egon’s is advancing the cause of scienceand as rewards for good roleplaying.

Close Encounter of the First Kind: Privacy policy About 1d4chan Disclaimers Mobile view. As its part of our history, fan base, our memories and experiences, and with this material out of print it could be costly for fans to own the physical material. West End Games published five accessories for the Ghostbusters International rules:. This page was last modified on 27 Mayat Most player characters in the Ghostbusters role-playing game are franchisees who operate z cities outside the film’s New York locale.

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I wish we had a free web site then! One of those dice has to be the Ghost Die, which doesn’t have a 6, it has a nifty ghost symbol. Rob, thanks for letting us know.

Ghostbusters was ranked 37th in the reader poll of Arcane magazine to determine the 50 most popular roleplaying games of all time.