totally serious custom moves

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totally serious custom moves
« on: July 26, 2012, 12:00:05 PM »
When you assemble an IKEA desk, roll + STR. On 10+, all three. On 7-9, choose one:
  • No one is critical of the results
  • You don't hurt yourself
  • You don't have to ask for help

Re: totally serious custom moves
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2012, 12:03:04 PM »
If you're rolling +Str, you should add "No parts snap and go rolling under the couch."
« Last Edit: July 26, 2012, 12:42:32 PM by mease19 »

Re: totally serious custom moves
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2012, 12:39:04 PM »
(I'm not sure how applicable this is to other states, but Rhody? Man, it's bad.)

When you go to the DMV, roll (just roll 2d6, no bonus - the DMV doesn't care how smart or strong or wise you are). On a 10+, choose one. On a 7-9, choose two. On a miss, leave right now in frustration or choose three.
- you're there for hours and hours and hours
- you actually need another form or check or something from somewhere else
- it costs you a lot of cash
- they foul it up somehow

When you watch too much TV, roll+int. On a hit, you take +1-forward to parley with anyone who's seen the same show. On a 7-9, also choose one.
- you're veged out; -1-int until you do something intellectual
- you're addicted; if you miss the next episode, you take -1-ongoing until you see it
- you're overly critical; if you write the show's staff an angry letter or rant about the show in public, mark XP
- you're a fanboy; the next time someone criticizes the show, if you confront them, mark XP

Re: totally serious custom moves
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2012, 12:56:00 PM »
When you consider a trip to the restroom in the middle of the night, roll+Wis.  On a 10+, the GM will answer 2 questions.  On a 7-9, the GM will answer one.
-How deeply is the wife sleeping?
-What things are near the nightlight?
-What has the boy left strewn about for me to step on?
-Does the cat still hate me?
« Last Edit: July 26, 2012, 01:20:26 PM by mease19 »

Re: totally serious custom moves
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2012, 01:08:21 PM »
When you make a trip to the bar or bathroom half-way through the setlist, roll+dex. On a 10+, you make it there and back no problem. On a 7-9, choose one.
- Someone spills a drink on you
- Someone injures you (accidentally or on purpose)
- You can't find your way back to your friends
- They start playing your favorite song while you're going, but of course you can't hear it well

When you crack a joke, roll+cha. On a 10+, people will laugh whether it's funny or not. On a 7-9, their call if they laugh or not.

Re: totally serious custom moves
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2012, 01:49:46 PM »
When you post to a roleplaying game forum while at work, roll+INT.  On a 10+, choose one.  On a 7-9, choose 2.
- Your post is garbled or lost
- You gain unwelcome attention from your boss or a coworker
- You lose track of time and are late for your next appointment.
- Your computer crashes once the post is completed.

When you watch the internet hoping someone finally replies to you, roll+CHA.  On a 10+ choose 1.  On a 7-9, choose 1 and have the GM choose 1:
- You get a response that is unrelated.
- You get a response that is moronic.
- You get a response only after an incredibly long period of time.
- You get a response that is illegible.
« Last Edit: July 26, 2012, 02:43:53 PM by MrPrim »

Re: totally serious custom moves
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2012, 02:31:57 PM »
I made the joke last year at GenCon that "Roll + X" is the new "Save vs. X" when making jokes about stuff.