CODA System

The CODA System is a role-playing game system designed by Decipher, Inc. for their Star Trek Role-playing Game and also used, in an altered form, in their Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game. It uses six-sided dice, and a standard set of character statistics, as well as skills and edges (which are similar in function to the d20 System 'Feats'). Characters belong to a class, and can adopt more than one class as they progress.

The CODA System terms character leveling advancing and refers to characters as having N advancements rather than being of a particular level. Advancing gives the player a number of picks with which to buy upgrades to their character's statistics and abilities.

Characters have a total hit point pool segmented into health levels; each health level of damage incurred imposes a wound penalty to certain actions. Characters also have a number of 'weariness' levels; extended or intense activity can result in penalties to certain actions based on the number of weariness levels lost.

Role-playing game systems
  • Advanced Fighting Fantasy
  • Alternity
  • Amazing Engine
  • BRP
  • CODA
  • CORPS
  • d20
  • D6
  • EABA
  • FATE
  • Fudge
  • Fuzion
  • GUMSHOE
  • GURPS
  • HARP
  • Hero
  • Interlock
  • Masterbook
  • MEGS
  • Megaversal/Palladium
  • Omni
  • One-Roll Engine
  • QAGS
  • Risus
  • Rolemaster
  • R&K
  • SAGA
  • Savage Worlds
  • SIEGE
  • SilCore
  • SPECIAL
  • SRS
  • Storyteller/Storytelling
  • Traveller
  • Tri-Stat
  • True20
  • TWERPS
  • Ubiquity
  • Unisystem
Decipher, Inc.
Collectible card games
  • Austin Powers
  • Boy Crazy
  • Fight Klub
  • .hack//Enemy
  • Jedi Knights
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • Star Trek
  • Star Wars
  • Tribbles
  • WARS
  • Young Jedi
Other games
  • CODA System
  • How to Host a Murder
  • The Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game
  • Star Trek Roleplaying Game
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation Interactive VCR Board Game


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