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Fail!: Sci-Fi Set 1 (Critical Fail Chart Collection)

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FAIL!: Sci-Fi Set 1
A Critical Fail Chart Collection

The player nervously rolls the twenty sided die, hoping for a natural success…. The die hits the table. Nope.
Critical failure. The Game Master looks up from behind their screen with a wicked looking smile.

Critical failure rolls have been a staple of many table top role playing games throughout the years. Despite having a common place at the gaming table there are not always good explanations for what exactly happens when certain particular things are tried. Possible activities are endless, preventing the existence of an effective “catch all” critical failure chart.

This product features charts specifically made to address the critical failures of 10 different activities that could  occur in a sci-fi space opera setting. These activities include: Firing an Energy Weapon, Computer Operation, Chase Through Crowded Location, Eating At Exotic Or Seedy Spaceport Restaurant, Repair Ship Damage, Looting Cargo, Diplomatic Relations Attempt, Being Stealthy, Repairing A Bot, and Piloting A Hover/Grav Vehicle. Simply roll a pair of six sided dice to get a more specific critical failure that is tailored for such an event or skill check.

 
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Lee S February 25, 2020 2:16 am UTC
Gonna have a critical success doc also?
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David W February 25, 2020 12:56 pm UTC
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Lee S. Let me think on that. When I first saw this post I couldn't really see the prospects too well... now that I've slept on it some more the idea might be doable. It may just be my mentality (which would mean a negative one) but I can envision a more diverse array of potential mishaps for most actions than I can success. Perhaps linear thinking is getting in my way... we want our goal to happen and then move on. With combat I think most of it is pretty well covered- critical hit/critical kill... although you could say attack goes through target and strikes another target, weapon of target is destroyed, etc. Diplomacy checks I could totally see this being fleshed out- sometimes with unintended results- as in "not only does the ogre let you pass safely but they insist you and your delightful band of friends join them for dinner first... rat stew, yum!"
If I did make something like this I could see either a smaller page product or a product with perhaps more categories but less results....See more
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Lee S February 26, 2020 3:08 am UTC
Awesome. Thanks for the reply.
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