Lemme make this clear, I’m no furry. I do enjoy humanoid animals to some degree but I hate the tried and true furshit I sometimes see most of the time. Really I just hate lack of creativity the furry fandom has for the most part. Doesn’t help that a lot of folks find anything unorthodox and unusual to be scary as shit. God forbid I make art about animals that aren’t fluffy cutie shit.Sorry, I just hate 90% furries. it can’t be helped. But what I do enjoy is very unorthodox fantasy settings. I tend to get really bored with whole “elves, dwarves, and humans in Europe land” that litters fantasy a lot. The moment you move away from that, it’s not fantasy somehow? Then what the hell is it then? Just fiction? See, where I’m getting at is that I did homebrew setting awhile back that’s basically bionicle meets a bug’s life but here’s the catch, there’s no such thing as tiny humans.No humans, period. With the exception of those misplaced into this world, humans are largely not common since they’re basically giants compared to my bug people. So really, can this whole dynamic work for rpg setting? And how can I avoid alienating players without having them be humans in bug exoskeletons. tl;dr: ya cool playing a bug man?
>>63266622I'm running BugWorld currently; to great and very fun effect at that! My whole group seems to really be enjoying ourselves. So, yeah!
>>63266622Official Bug Adventurer RankingsBeetlesMantisBeeWaspAntDragonflyButterflyPOWER GAPHorse FlyMosquito
>>63266639is it online or irl?
>>63266622Playing as a bug would be fine!What kind of bugs, though? Bee? Ant? Mantis? Beetle? Swarm, maybe?I mean, inonce tried to make a character who who was a walking swarm of bugs that could successfully imitate organs all latched on to a skeleton. You know, brain bugs, heart bug, eye bugs, that sort.The character I made was thought to be neat, but since they were technically unkillable, so was vetoed.
>>63267926i like really strange ones but grasshopper pretty fine. seriously need more love.
>>63266622Definitely if I want to fug one I want to play as one
Arachnids are top tier as well, despite not actually being bugs.
>>63266622you've triggered my inner moth poster
why is the vast majority of your wall of text about how you're not a furry lmao
>>63272383I left them out for that. They're an unbalanced GM race.
>>63272454s'all I got
>>63272480I got a few.
>>63272584>>63272593This art is amazing but GOD I DO NOT LIKE THE HUMAN HANDS
Bees communicate directions by doing little dances.
>>63272891WHY CAN'T I GET A BEE GFREALITY SUCKS AAAAAAAAAAAAAA
>>63266622>Can a world that lacks humans manage to work?Definitely. While it's more of a development from evo games, do check out the evo/civgames of Primordial and Essari. Both have no humans, and the setting's quite fleshed out, sometimes literally. Primordial is more or less complete, while Essari's still developing (although you can set RPs in previous eras, which is complete).
>>63266622>BAWWWWW I HATE HUMANS>plays as humans with insect heads>plays as insects within a totally humanlike society>plays as insects wearing human clothes, talking like humans, solving human problems with human weapons and inventionsYou are just a different type of furry.
>>63266622Bondage Fairies campaign!
>>63272972Bee's are some of nature's hardest workers, it's unlikely they would have time for anything other than fulfilling their duties to their mother and sisters anyway.But I'm sure they would appreciate the sentiment.
>>63266622You could probably get some cool plots going.There is a species of ant that has no queens. Instead they have gamergate (yes that is the term), which is a dominant female who has an organ that releases pheremones that cause the other females to be obedient. She then has her subjects mutilate the genitals and organ of the other females at birth so they cannot be a threat to her. When the gamergate dies, the newborne ants keep their genitals, acausing them to fight eachother for the title of "new gamergate"Play it in game as a city that has a huge enslaved workforce that doesn't realize they are enslaved. Have the population rise up, then put an equally bad ruler on the throne .
>>63266742Mosquite has wares if you have coin
>>63266742Dude horse flies are fucking tanks.Have you ever tried to kill one? It takes two sandals to the face and gets back up to fly again.Have them be the Uruks of the campaign: Big dumb tanky brutes that raid others for survival.
>>63266622Maan, stop the tripfagging. Only furries, low-functioning autists, weebs and questfags trip.But yeah i'm cool playing arthropods. Bug is too restrictive though. I mesn, you got leafhoppers, shieldbugs, assasin bugs, and that's it
>>63267926>Brain bugDid you crack skulls and slurp juices with ur proboscis?I will kill you and claim my rights as a citizen!I'm doing my part!
>>63276239Patrician if I ever saw one.
>>63278163Is that a fucking TiTs bee? I know those fucks use spears... it better not be a fucking porn bee man
>>63278294If you go arthropod, should we include crustaceans?That would be pretty cool though. Aquatic behemoths older than history that stalk the endless expanses of the deep.
>>63266742Where do earwigs fit in on there?
>>63278324No, its from a tumblr user named SlightlySimian http://slightlysimian.tumblr.com/tagged/Bee. I have no idea who or what TiTs is.
>>63278363what game is this?
>>63266622I'm playing a bugman in a starfinder campaign full of non human players, although one is an aasimar. It's been fun so far, and the racial jabbing between players is hilarious. I enjoy playing up the "grossness" of my character, who basically eats everything through a star, and makes horrific slurping noises when doing so. I'm pretty much playing Dr zoidberg.
I'd really like to try playing an Insect Person. Preferably something like a Locust Swordsman.>>63266742What about Locusts?
>>63278463Good. You are unbroken and innocent. Remain that way
>>63278523Hollow knight RPG. It's a work in progress
Since spiders spin silk, and spider silk has tensile strength comparable to steel.How would that affect gameplay and lore, as well as the in-universe market?
>>63278742Spider webs are so thin they may as well be foil
>>63272383Most insects are not bugs eitherhttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemiptera
>>63266622Did a few shitty drawing for bugworld. This place is the Thousand Blades.
>>63281276A blind termite phlanx advances. Their drumming spreads tremmorsense across the whole shieldwall (to say nothing of intimidation).
>>63281276Gah! I mean Hollow Knight RPG.Anyway, here's a potter wasp and a cicada.
>>63281351Goddammit, I still don't know how to get the orientation right. I suppose ants swarm every which way in their nests so I might get away with it sometimes.Limn, a stick insect scrivener.
>>63281351>>63281310>>63281276These'r pretty fucking cool. We're trying to get the next PDF out soon, by the way, and we are makin pretty good progress I believe. A whole boatload of balance and a deal of new content
>>63281404An enterprising ant has rigged a scent dispenser to hide her from termite guards. She wraps her antenna to stop her own senses from becoming compromised.
>>63281276this is freaking cool man. i lean towards more humanoid bug designs but these are lit.
>>63284116>humanoidDefinitely a furry
>>63266622Anon you’re a fucking furry and its okay, you dont have to spend an entire paragraph talking about it.And yes, bugs are great, if everything is handled correctly the lack of humans shouldn’t hurt
>>63266622there are plenty of that i know of that uses no humans also that bug RPG is pretty good a the moment.
>>63272383>>63272479>Arachnids are top tier >I left them out for that.No spiders?!https://youtu.be/o5lj1Pgjruo
>>63290378a kenshiro spider monk imagine that shit
>>63291698sounds badass as fuck
>>63291698>>63292860Spiders can also make very good rogues.>a kenshiro spider monkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j_VcsTtLBE
Come to think of it, spiders may be a bit op. Other than bringing in Tarantula Hawk Wasps, I don't think making them playable would be good for balance.
I'm also very certain that quiet a few people come here for Bug-girl art, so here have a bug girl.
>>63276239I didn't need this nostalgia Anon