Attribute pools

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Health and mental health are examples of pools. Used up by damage, and rolled under for tests, or rolled over for actions used to increase pools, like a healing spell. Another example would be a fear pool for a horror type game.

Creating pools should be as simple as anything else in the Fugue system is, so the rule is 2d6+attribute=pool. Take the fear example, 2d6+mind=fear pool.
You may also of course use 1d6+attribute for pools used to augment an action.
A western game might include a fast draw pool, 1d6+body, each time a the character gets into a situation where a fast draw could happen they may add to their roll a bonus equal to the amount of fast draw pool that they use.

Replenishing pools should require a timed action, like resting or brewing more potions… etc…

Randal McD
Randal; Role-Playing since 1983, Computer Geek since the TI994A, his vision, to write games that are fast paced, rules light and fun. Creator of: The Fugue System and Stargazing