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Old 08-15-2011, 01:40 AM   #5
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Default Re: Have campaign idea. Feedback?

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Originally Posted by DwarvenHeart View Post
Coming from d20 thinking (D&D and Pathfinder) I've always wondered how well having a average-large number of NPC's could work. It wouldn't be any big thing till combat began. I have the mass combat rules for GURPS, though I haven't read them.
Since I was running a fairly cinematic campaign, I ignored the Mass Combat rules. Instead, I assumed that how the PCs did against the leaders on the other side was what was critical, in the style of, say, Homeric single combat.

If you wanted to have more detail on the background combat, you could play out a small number of NPC vs. NPC fights, and reduce the two forces in proportion to the outcomes.

Bill Stoddard
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