“And I absolutely adore Hollowpoint. I have been playing RPGs for a little over 10 years now, so many different systems, different genres, etc. I’ve never played a. Hollowpoint, by VSCA, β€œis a role-playing game that uses a novel engine to generate fast on-the-fly violent action at the drop of a hat, brought to. The RPG of superior agents carrying out missions by any means necessary. INTRODUCTION. Hollowpoint is a complete and mechanically.

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Games with more fantastic elements might have skills cover those powers, but focused on what they try to do.

At any point in the process, players may burn one of their traits to gain two extra dice. It begins with mission-building. The full sheet is intended for first time players hollowpointt one-shot use at cons, gamedays and the like.

Alternately, players can keep their complications secret from the GM as well, pulling them out as a surprise. The Heist fit with this game.

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Both examples are well presented and really help make clear how the system works. The game suggests that while players could take individual scenes, the intent of play is to have have the group present and active in each one.

Burning an abstraction means a flashback, narrative interlude, or the like. Hollowpoint is a role-playing game that uses a novel engine to generate fast on-the-fly violent action at the drop of a hat, brought to you by the award-winning developers of Diaspora. These dice represent support from the team and the Agency they work for.

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Most films of violence have an arc of development or uollowpoint need to protect. Yes, she could agree it had been designed brilliantly, but she wouldn’t want to fly it and blow things up. We were plotting out movies The Losers in particular translates very well using Hollowpoint ‘s rules, we were assigning key stats to the characters from Leverage and talking hololwpoint using traits as a flashback-mechanic to explain how the outlandish cons worked, and we were unanimously voting Hollowpoint our new go-to pickup game shooting [redacted] in the head and carelessly kicking the corpse off the throne.

Please select a support frequency. Perhaps the PC’s Court want to foment a conflict, uncover a secret or gain a hidden alliance.

Put that aside for the moment- there’s an interesting double-bind the authors put the players in. Hollowpoint has been nominated in three categories for the ENnie awards: Hollopwoint superior, but their power and autonomy’s still limited.

Roll and keep 4k2 means roll 4 and keep 2. Hunter the Reckoning or Hunter the Vigil could be done in a frenetic session of Hollowpoint with a couple of new skills providing the trappings.

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Lastly, each Agent β€” though a hyper-competent bad-ass β€” may holpowpoint an optional Complication. As the mission presses on, the GM adds more dice for each succeeding conflict. It actually deals with a narrow set of models. One side has sheet with a seventh skill of Occult and the reverse has a quick outline of conflict resolution.

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Finally, players create a complication tied to the mission. Players can put together their characters quickly, allowing for an easy pick up game.

Tabletop Review: Hollowpoint

Hollowpoint is a fast throw-down, an addictive PUG, and can make for a memorable short-term campaign. Agents also begin the game with five traits, the real soul of the character play experience. Core Jollowpoint min needed to play.

Inspired by every ultraviolent action movie you’ve ever seen, Hollowpoint is about being that good at something that bad. A series of games might chart the advancement of the clan over generations.

Any reskinning would have to function with the following assumptions- a group of peers both allied and with some personal agendas; a larger society those characters belong to; a set of well defined and agreed upon objectives; access to multiple characters if one gets removed; a clear opposition.

Add a copy to your collection. Games where the players spend half of character creation picking out the most awesomest gun from the weapons manual. The player then has to narrate how the trait interacts with the story.