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14th Feb '17 4:22:31 AM Korodzik
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A small but vivid community quickly was born; despite ''FRUA'''s age and the fact that SSI doesn't exist anymore, the community still exists, albeit smaller than before. Over seven hundred designs (''FRUA'' games) have been created so far, and the development of 'hacks' allowed to remove most limits and modify many things which were so far unchangeable; apart from classic fantasy designs, games have been made in Sci-Fi, oriental or even contemporary settings.

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A small but vivid community was quickly was born; despite ''FRUA'''s age and the fact that SSI doesn't exist anymore, the community still exists, albeit smaller than before. Over seven hundred The number of designs (''FRUA'' games) have been created so far, and available goes into the hundreds. With the development of 'hacks' allowed 'hack' programs which allow to remove most limits and modify many things which were so far unchangeable; apart from classic fantasy designs, games are normally unchangeable, there have been made in games created with entirely different themes, including Sci-Fi, oriental or even contemporary settings.



Can now be purchased on [[Website/GogDotCom GOG.com]] as part of the collection [[http://www.gog.com/game/forgotten_realms_the_archives_collection_two Forgotten Realms: The Archives Collection Two]].



Can now be purchased on [[Website/GogDotCom GOG.com]] as part of the collection [[http://www.gog.com/game/forgotten_realms_the_archives_collection_two Forgotten Realms: The Archives Collection Two]].



* ArtificialStupidity: Computer-controlled [=NPCs=] (party members that join throughout the game).
* CharacterAlignment: Lawful, neutral, or chaotic good, neutral, or evil, as any D&D game.

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* ArtificialStupidity: Computer-controlled Unless you have a paladin in your party, the [=NPCs=] (party members that join throughout during the game).
game will all be computer-controlled... and they can do rather dumb things sometimes, such as wasting their turns by randomly casting "Dispel Magic" at enemies without magical buffs.
* CharacterAlignment: Lawful, neutral, or chaotic good, neutral, or evil, as [[invoked]] As any D&D game.game, ''FRUA'' features alignments on the lawful/neutral/chaotic and the good/neutral/evil axes.



* DivineIntervention: The "in-universe" explanation for the test mode's "instant victory" button in battles.
* ExperiencePoints: It's D&D, after all.
* FauxFirstPerson3D: In the "dungeon" levels (of course, these are used for anything from cities to forests to actual dungeons).
* FinalDeath: [[http://frua.rosedragon.org/pc/uanews/uanl34/da-gone.htm A couple of ways to do that]].

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* DivineIntervention: The "in-universe" explanation for the test mode's "instant victory" button in battles.
battles: "The gods intervene!"
* ExperiencePoints: It's D&D, after all. You get points both for defeating enemies and for finding treasure, and module designers can give the [=PCs=] free experience with a special event, too.
* FauxFirstPerson3D: In Used in the "dungeon" levels (of course, (despite the name, these are used for anything from cities to forests to actual dungeons).
* FinalDeath: A couple of ways to do that, [[http://frua.rosedragon.org/pc/uanews/uanl34/da-gone.htm A couple of ways to do that]].as described here]].



* LockedDoor: You can use doors locked with keys, but there are also "locked" doors (that need to be bashed or picked by means of a skill roll) or "locked wizard" ones (can only be opened with the Knock spell).

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* LockedDoor: You can use doors locked with keys, but there are also "locked" doors (that need to be bashed or picked by means of a skill roll) or "locked wizard" ones (can only be opened with the Knock spell). Note that the regular "locked" doors are no real obstacle, as the player can reroll over and over until he manages to open them.



* Plunder: One of the principal ways of getting items.
* SturgeonsLaw: Not so prevalent nowadays. Though mostly because the fanbase has shrunk to a few devoted fans who have experience with the engine.
* TheSixStats: Makes sense, as this is ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''.

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* Plunder: One of the principal ways of getting items.
* SturgeonsLaw: Not A lot of the early modules are of questionable quality. It's not so prevalent nowadays. Though nowadays, though mostly because the fanbase has shrunk to a few devoted fans who have experience with the engine.
* TheSixStats: Makes sense, as this is Uses the classic six stats of ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''.



* UnusableEnemyEquipment: {{Averted}} - you can pick up enemy equipment after every battle, unless the designer specifically turned it off for this battle. Not that it's very fun to pick up tons of useless flimsy helmets and maces off these goblins' corpses...

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* UnusableEnemyEquipment: {{Averted}} - -- you can pick up enemy equipment after every battle, unless the designer specifically turned it off for this battle. Not that it's very fun to pick up tons of useless flimsy helmets and maces off these goblins' corpses...
25th Nov '15 12:20:08 AM BiggerJ
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* ''The Realm'' - Ray Dyer's massive series of conversions of classic D&D modules (don't let the small, fluffy, long-eared narrator fool you). An introduction module introduces players to the setting and provides an overworld map that directs players to modules they can transfer their characters to (and has nine mini-adventures of its own). The [[http://therealm.flopsyville.com/Menu.htm website]] suggests three preferable orders to play the modules in, all concluding in a final journey around the Realm, culminating in a battle against a huge dragon (mini-adventure), an onslaught of giants, and a visit to [[TabletopGame/TombOfHorrors some tomb or something]]. There are also two more traditional multi-module campaigns in the setting, The Realm Campaign and The Faw West. Dyer has also created ports of the Gold Box games Pool of Radiance and Secret of the Azure Bonds.

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* ''The Realm'' - Ray Dyer's massive series of conversions of classic D&D modules (don't let the small, fluffy, long-eared narrator fool you). An introduction module introduces players to the setting and provides an overworld map that directs players to modules they can transfer their characters to (and has nine mini-adventures of its own). The [[http://therealm.flopsyville.com/Menu.htm website]] suggests three preferable orders to play the modules in, all concluding in a final journey around the Realm, culminating in a battle against a huge dragon (mini-adventure), an onslaught of giants, and a visit to [[TabletopGame/TombOfHorrors some tomb or something]]. There are also two more traditional multi-module campaigns in the setting, The Realm Campaign and The Faw Far West. Dyer has also created ports of the Gold Box games Pool of Radiance and Secret of the Azure Bonds.
20th Nov '15 9:36:08 PM BiggerJ
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* ''The Sect'' - You face an evil sect gradually taking over your land. Epic in scale, and contains a bit of ANaziByAnyOtherName (the bad guys say 'Heil', burn books, and exterminate people by fire) in the vaguely medieval-German setting.

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* ''The Sect'' - You face an evil sect gradually taking over your land. Epic in scale, and contains a bit of ANaziByAnyOtherName (the bad guys say 'Heil', burn books, and exterminate people by fire) in the vaguely medieval-German setting.setting.
* ''The Realm'' - Ray Dyer's massive series of conversions of classic D&D modules (don't let the small, fluffy, long-eared narrator fool you). An introduction module introduces players to the setting and provides an overworld map that directs players to modules they can transfer their characters to (and has nine mini-adventures of its own). The [[http://therealm.flopsyville.com/Menu.htm website]] suggests three preferable orders to play the modules in, all concluding in a final journey around the Realm, culminating in a battle against a huge dragon (mini-adventure), an onslaught of giants, and a visit to [[TabletopGame/TombOfHorrors some tomb or something]]. There are also two more traditional multi-module campaigns in the setting, The Realm Campaign and The Faw West. Dyer has also created ports of the Gold Box games Pool of Radiance and Secret of the Azure Bonds.
20th Aug '15 8:50:38 AM Korodzik
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Can now be purchased on Website/GogDotCom as part of the collection [[http://www.gog.com/game/forgotten_realms_the_archives_collection_two Forgotten Realms: The Archives Collection Two]].

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Can now be purchased on Website/GogDotCom [[Website/GogDotCom GOG.com]] as part of the collection [[http://www.gog.com/game/forgotten_realms_the_archives_collection_two Forgotten Realms: The Archives Collection Two]].
20th Aug '15 8:50:15 AM Korodzik
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Can now be purchased on Website/GogDotCom as part of the collection [[http://www.gog.com/game/forgotten_realms_the_archives_collection_two Forgotten Realms: The Archives Collection Two]].
2nd Mar '15 6:14:52 AM SeptimusHeap
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* TheSixStats: Makes sense, as this is DungeonsAndDragons.

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* TheSixStats: Makes sense, as this is DungeonsAndDragons.''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons''.
15th Dec '14 3:26:19 AM Korodzik
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The [[http://frua.rosedragon.org Magic Mirror]] is THE repository of ''FRUA'' designs, resources and knowledge. There's also a [[http://ua.reonis.com forum]].

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The [[http://frua.rosedragon.org Magic Mirror]] is THE repository of ''FRUA'' designs, resources and knowledge. A mirror of the Mirror is available [[http://frua.reonis.com/ here]]. There's also a [[http://ua.reonis.com forum]].
15th Jul '14 12:47:23 PM SeptimusHeap
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''Unlimited Adventures'', sometimes called ''Forgotten Realms Unlimited Adventures'' or ''FRUA''/''UA'', is a RPG GameMaker released in 1993 by SSI Inc., which allows to create RPG games in the "GoldBox" style, much like ''Pool of Radiance'' or ''Secret of the Silver Blades''. The game's system is based on ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' (and is apparently a mixture of the first and the second edition). The basic world given to the player is based on the ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' role-playing game setting, but this is in no way binding.

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''Unlimited Adventures'', sometimes called ''Forgotten Realms Unlimited Adventures'' or ''FRUA''/''UA'', is a RPG GameMaker released in 1993 by SSI Inc., which allows to create RPG games in the "GoldBox" "VideoGame/GoldBox" style, much like ''Pool of Radiance'' or ''Secret of the Silver Blades''. The game's system is based on ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' (and is apparently a mixture of the first and the second edition). The basic world given to the player is based on the ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' role-playing game setting, but this is in no way binding.
17th Mar '14 5:23:39 AM Korodzik
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* GameOver: "The monsters rejoice, for the party has been destroyed!" Or, if you died outside combat, simply "The entire party has been killed!"

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* GameOver: "The monsters rejoice, for the party has been destroyed!" (Originally from ''VideoGame/PoolOfRadiance''.) Or, if you died outside combat, simply "The entire party has been killed!"
31st Jan '14 6:11:16 PM Null42
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* ArmorAndMagicDontMix: Due to 1st-edition D&D rules.



* ArtificialStupidity: Computer-controlled [=NPCs=] (party members that join throughout the game).
* DivineIntervention: The "in-universe" explanation for the test mode's "instant victory" button in battles.

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* ArtificialStupidity: Computer-controlled [=NPCs=] (party members that join throughout the game).game).
* CharacterAlignment: Lawful, neutral, or chaotic good, neutral, or evil, as any D&D game.
* CriticalEncumbranceFailure: Averted, as movement rate decreases with increasing encumbrance.

* DivineIntervention: The "in-universe" explanation for the test mode's "instant victory" button in battles.battles.
* ExperiencePoints: It's D&D, after all.



* Plunder: One of the principal ways of getting items.



* TheSixStats: Makes sense, as this is DungeonsAndDragons.
* UniversalPoison: Neutralize Poison and Slow Poison reverse death by poisoning, although there are subtle differences in monster immunities that can come out in monster versus monster battles.



* ''Legacy of the Dragon'' - The player takes on the role of an infant red dragon.

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* ''Legacy of the Dragon'' - The player takes on the role of an infant red dragon.dragon.
* ''The Sect'' - You face an evil sect gradually taking over your land. Epic in scale, and contains a bit of ANaziByAnyOtherName (the bad guys say 'Heil', burn books, and exterminate people by fire) in the vaguely medieval-German setting.
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