Whoa! Sorry it took a month for me to post a response - doubly so since it's gonna be more a post-it-note... anyway, I liked the document, but didn't get a lot of time to look it over, though should have some more time soon. The immediate question I had was what do wizards and rogues look like - is there room for them in the setting? I admit that Mythic Greece isn't one of my stronger historical interests (but I think that cyclopses are under-represented as baddies in RPGs in general...), but it did look good!
Post by hrrrothgarrr on Jan 14, 2010 11:28:49 GMT -5
OK. Wizards and Rogues look a bit like the sorceress Circe. Rare and not well trusted.
Mazes And Minotaures has been on my "do not read" list since starting this project, but as soon as I am done...
I am still going back and forth about whether to make this a stictly mythological setting or to include "normal" fantasy elements as well. I am leaning to the former. It is easy to add elves, dwarves etc if you want them.
If you stick with the 'historical myths' of Greece and its surrounding nations and cultures it will make for a better feel to the setting in my never to be humble opinion. Maybe rather than non-human races have various human races with cultural modifiers for various aspects of the character. Greek people as the base line but people from Egypt, Asia and Europa having special bonuses and abilities.
Freedom favors the bold. The rules are a tool, don't be a tool of the rules.