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OSR Classes

The Pundit
The Pundit
Champion of a particular ruleset or set of concepts. Attains total immunity to Reason and Reason-like attacks at 12th level. Not known for patience, humility or large-mindedness.

The Book-Publisher
The Book-Publisher
A prolific organizer and producer of books. Knowledgeable of the business side of the OSR. Vulnerable to psychic attacks from Pundits.

The Mapper
The Mapper
An inexhaustible supply of cartography. Amazing creative stamina. Counters occasional attacks from Pundits with Total Indifference to That Sort of Thing.

The Rules Engineer
The Rules Engineer
Constantly fiddling with the structure of the (imaginary) universe. Can cast Complexify on everything, with impunity, at the flick of a keystroke. +2 to attacks against Pundits (racial enemy).

The Esotericist
The Esotericist
A collector and collator of forgotten RPG lore. Casts Distraction at will and without daily limits.



NOTE: Any resemblance to actual bloggers may be unfortunate and possibly coincidental.

16 comments:

  1. Yep. These guys are out there.

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  2. That party of five (heh) pictured characters would totally get slaughtered by bugbears during a hallway intersection yell-fest.

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    1. Ready and waiting: http://hitstokill.blogspot.co.nz/2014/03/grenadier-bugbears-1980s-classic.html

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    2. Darcy, those are sick! I envy folks who have the skill/patience/talent for miniature painting.

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    3. Yeah Dude, those are dope.

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  3. You're missing the Lurker and the Permanent Amateur.

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    1. You've just unearthed some real arcana there.

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  4. Now that was a fun read! There is also, of course, my own class, "The Wannabe." Armed with blogger stealth, their posts have a substantial chance to go unnoticed, lol.

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    1. I think everybody but the Book-Publisher probably have a level or two in Wannabe (myself included).

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  5. Weird, I'd consider myself something of a mix between Pundit and Rules Engineer (with a dash of Esotericist, depending on who you ask), despite them being racial enemies

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    1. Shunned by your Engineer and Pundit relations alike, you walk a solitary path, Tanis Half-Pundit.

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  6. I spend too much time inanely fiddling with rules, basically house rules evolve with every session.

    Except when playing WHFRP, it is left as alien frog astronauts intented.

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  7. It feels like the Pundit belongs in the Monstrous Compendium...

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  9. Multi-class Cartographer/Permanat-amature, here. I also have a couple of levels in Mischevious Asshole

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  10. Haha. Mischievous Asshole. Heh. I'm definitely that kind of multi-(cl)ass.

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