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  • 5ekyu's Avatar
    Today, 05:23 PM
    Re advantage and disadvantage - in my PAR if you could apply feature ABC to "make me less likely to get hit" you can do so under PAR. If not, not. So, in your use case, if inspiration could not be used against enemy to hit rolls, it cannot be used for your AC rolls. In other words, it's about what is being done, not whose hand the dice are in, that determines what modifiers can be applied to...
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  • cmad1977's Avatar
    Today, 05:21 PM
    In another episode of ‘I don’t want to take responsibility for my game’...
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  • GlassJaw's Avatar
    Today, 05:18 PM
    Cool! I haven't seen this. First glance: it's pretty freaking good.
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  • billd91's Avatar
    Today, 05:17 PM
    What I wonder amid all this - what finally induced Bill Murray to sign on (assuming he has actually done so and the hype isn't just optimism on Aykroyd and Reitman's parts). He's been the main holdout on a sequel starring the originals. Could it be he still isn't confirmed or is minor enough that he's willing to basically do something like a cameo+ to do it?
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  • BookBarbarian's Avatar
    Today, 05:12 PM
    I've played a PHB Hunter Ranger to 5th level. It was great.
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  • aco175's Avatar
    Today, 05:11 PM
    I could see some sort of NPC interaction where a lone barbarian comes out to meet with the wagon master to get his bribe for leaving the caravan alone. It could be more of a normal price of doing business which would normally be paid, but this time the barbarians want more. The reason is that one of the tribes is being held prisoner themselves by a BBEG and the demand for tribute is greater. ...
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  • DEFCON 1's Avatar
    Today, 04:56 PM
    Oh, if only to have a set of rules that would let me be a Dungeon Master that could take any WotC adventure book off the shelf and run it as-is straight through without once needing to think about making rulings or changes to tailor it to my specific table. Just mindlessly run the game with little to no thought required and have every number in every book splice together beautifully to produce...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Today, 04:48 PM
    The problem with the theory of doing things is that everyone is always doing things. Bob wants to hit you with a sword. Joe wants to dodge the sword. Within the fiction, both Joe and Bob are doing things. The people in the fiction aren't taking turns letting each other try things. "Active player" is a metagame concept we require to build a resolution process we can use, but doesn't actually...
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  • Retreater's Avatar
    Today, 04:48 PM
    Looking for some interpersonal advice for a situation that might be too complex to get into here. The basic situation. My gf has another long running D&D game with a DM (and good friend) who is very enthusiastic about the game, but doesn't have a lot of gaming experience (both in years, different systems, and different types of players). This lack of experience sometimes manifests in what most...
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  • Adamant's Avatar
    Today, 04:42 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 15 Potion of Giant Strength 29 Potion of Fire Breath 22+1=23 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 17 Potion of Healing 14 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 20 Potion of Invulnerability 27-2=25 Potion of Speed 20
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  • Mr. Wilson's Avatar
    Today, 04:42 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 15 Potion of Giant Strength 29 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 17 Potion of Healing 14 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 20 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Speed 20
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  • dave2008's Avatar
    Today, 04:41 PM
    This seems a tad extreme. I would not consider someone who is not proficient in the required skill(s) able to "meaningfully contribute" as required for working together. Thus, no advantage. Conversely, if two people are proficient in a skill and are working together, they should get advantage on the check I would think. It seems fine to me. Am I missing something (I haven't look a the...
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  • DEFCON 1's Avatar
    Today, 04:39 PM
    Yep. For a while I was using the 'Consensus Ranger', which was a Ranger fix that I think basically the entire Unearthed Arcana subreddit got together and tried to create that used almost everything that people thought the ranger "should" have. However, I just prefer regularabsentees' job on revising the WotC UA version. It's clean and it includes things that I like for the ranger to have.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Today, 04:23 PM
    And, for that, you might want to consider soemthign of the form of the West Marches Experiment - in which the groups can mix it up.... http://arsludi.lamemage.com/index.php/78/grand-experiments-west-marches/
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  • Istbor's Avatar
    Today, 04:23 PM
    I know, right? I felt like that airship journey took at least a year. :p
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  • TwoSix's Avatar
    Today, 04:19 PM
    One thing I find 90% funny and 10% sad is that there's so many attempts at homebrewing a ranger fix, that's there's actually a subreddit just for ranger fixes. https://www.reddit.com/r/DnD5CommunityRanger/
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  • jonathonhawke's Avatar
    Today, 04:15 PM
    But now the season hath ended...
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  • Reynard's Avatar
    Today, 04:15 PM
    I have seen tables of that many folks have absolutely phenomenal experiences playing FIASCO. I sometimes run that many players in D&D in con games (so one shots) and it works fine if you keep things focused and moving, but that many bogs down a regular weekly game IMO.
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  • Flexor the Mighty!'s Avatar
    Today, 04:14 PM
    Haven't had any issues with it in any games I've played.
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  • snickersnax's Avatar
    Today, 04:12 PM
    I've been playing a house rule where concentration checks from taking damage are eliminated, but casters can still only have one concentration spell active. Concentration is disrupted if the caster loses consciousness. I also rule that casting a 1-action concentration spell can provoke attacks of opportunity during the casting. Damage during the casting of a spell does force a concentration...
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  • Reynard's Avatar
    Today, 04:12 PM
    In combat, I decided to stop worrying and just embrace it. I added lots of small minions to big guys that hit hard to give them advantage on their attacks. Good for the goose, and all. Out of combat, I try and avoid binary results if I can. Sure, picking the lock or disarming the trap don't leave much room for interpretation, but gathering info, convincing NPCs of a thing, doing investigation...
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  • DEFCON 1's Avatar
    Today, 04:05 PM
    I have two rangers in my Eberron games that use regularabsentees' Revised Ranger that they've made and posted to the Unearthed Arcana subreddit. They've taken WotC's UA Ranger and rebalanced it to be less frontloaded. It's always going through slight balancing changes but I really like what they do with it. ...
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  • mortwatcher's Avatar
    Today, 04:01 PM
    most campaigns won't see the capstone abilities, and if your capstone is lackluster (which it is for most classes), you should just multiclass instead (action surge will see use in every class) as far as rangers are concerned, BM might not be the most optimized, but if they really want a pet, they will have fun with it the other rangers are just fine
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  • FrogReaver's Avatar
    Today, 03:56 PM
    Okay.
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  • Remus Lupin's Avatar
    Today, 03:51 PM
    Has it really been less than a week since Durkon was turned?
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  • Sacrosanct's Avatar
    Today, 03:50 PM
    Funny enough, in the Endless Quest book that just came out for the Fighter, there's an example of using action surge out of combat in it. Specifically to avoid a cave in collapse.
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  • Blue's Avatar
    Today, 03:39 PM
    PHB Ranger, and everyone politely ignores the Beastmaster. The rest of the class is still within the power curve, though on the far side (as half of the classes need to be), and has some decent advantages for other pillars of play outside combat. I've played a UA Revised Ranger, and it was fun. But it's got a few abilities that are a pain for the DM to run as well as very ripe for...
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  • Sadras's Avatar
    Today, 03:38 PM
    This is a real issue with D&D, with so much continuous conflict in the cosmos and the danger from Dragons without Borders the number of street bums have increased. Walls and border control should lower the influx of street bums and curb this guaranteed advantage given to rogues.
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  • Blue's Avatar
    Today, 03:32 PM
    I'm closer to 50 then anything else, but I'm specifically teaching my kids 5e because so that they'll have a wider base of people to play with. In 2018, 5e games were over twenty times more common that 3.5 games. http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5477-Fantasy-Grounds-Usage-Stats-Confirms-D-D-1-Followed-by-Pathfinder-Savage-Worlds
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  • Sadras's Avatar
    Today, 03:29 PM
    Another solution for your table is to increase the DC for Task Difficulty by 5 (or x) across the board. 01-09 - No roll required 10 - Very Easy 15 - Easy 20 - Moderate 25 - Hard 30 - Very Hard 35 - Nearly Impossible
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  • Draegn's Avatar
    Today, 03:28 PM
    From an ambush the barbarians could fell trees and time release them using ropes to fall onto one or more of the wagons. With broken wagons the party would be forced to leave behind a number of goods for the barbarians to pick through at their leisure.
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  • lowkey13's Avatar
    Today, 03:22 PM
    The Patriots will win. First, because of symmetry. This run started by beating the Rams, so it will end that way too. Second, because the Patriots live to suck the joy out of the universe. Third, because Jared Goff isn't ready for what Belichick is cooking up. (That said, the Rams' one saving grace is that they have Donald and Suh, and can generate massive amounts of internal...
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 03:15 PM
    No, characters are usually powerful enough, and DCs low enough that in most cases it's better to simply skip the roll and say "you succeed" in these cases. Even at early levels the "point man" of the party - the character volunteering for the skill check - will have at least a 75% chance of making a DC 10 check (persuading the city guard, finding the blood trail, identifying what weapon...
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  • Giltonio_Santos's Avatar
    Today, 03:07 PM
    I believe that's by design. Since working together means a huge improvement in the chances of getting the job done, players will be inclined to approach every situation as a group, instead of trying to solve things by themselves. It helps to keep players engaged when their characters would not have any other meaningful contribution to give.
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  • mortwatcher's Avatar
    Today, 03:07 PM
    even the familiar thing, 10g for one advantage and wasting one monster action seems worth, considering you won't have that much use for gold in majority of campaigns
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  • lowkey13's Avatar
    Today, 03:06 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 15 Potion of Giant Strength 31 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 17 Potion of Healing 13 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 20 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance DED
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 03:05 PM
    Thanks. Original post edited. Title edited.
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  • Rod Staffwand's Avatar
    Today, 03:03 PM
    Shiroiken has it right. There's a whole section on this: Working Together, p. 175. If a second character can meaningfully contribute (in the DM's estimation), then advantage. Otherwise no.
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  • DEFCON 1's Avatar
    Today, 02:59 PM
    If you are a DM who actually gives different "surface thoughts" each round, then sure, I can understand your POV. For me though, as I said above... I don't run surface thoughts that way. Surface thoughts do not change round to round. They have an overriding attitude and that's what gets detected when you aren't letting the person know you are doing it or letting them make a saving throw to...
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  • Maxperson's Avatar
    Today, 02:58 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 14 Potion of Giant Strength 31 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 17 Potion of Healing 13 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 20 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance 1
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  • finlaystewart@'s Avatar
    Today, 02:51 PM
    I've tried not a lot of games, to be honest, but among favorites can mention: #1. Thomb Raider #2. Assassins creed and #3. Sizzling hot (usually play at https://slotsdoc.com/bonuses.htm). I've recently counted how many time was spent on online games and was shocked - the amount was impressive! However, just can't get rid of the habit to play computer games
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  • Sadras's Avatar
    Today, 02:47 PM
    With Solo's you're mostly expending a Legendary Save, so it has some use. However, I've been thinking that perhaps Tasha's (and maybe similar spells like it), which as you referred to are at best an annoyance out of combat, incur Disadvantage on their saves, making them a tad more useful or perhaps last a minute (no saves). i.e. the Disadvantage or No Saves condition is lost when cast in an...
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  • dave2008's Avatar
    Today, 02:43 PM
    Just re-read the rules to be sure, but Help is specifically an "Actions in Combat" action. It is not something, by RAW, that you can do outside of combat. Not that I really care about RAW, just pointing it out.
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  • rczarnec's Avatar
    Today, 02:41 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 14 Potion of Giant Strength 31 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 17 Potion of Healing 15 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 20 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance 1
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  • Maxperson's Avatar
    Today, 02:41 PM
    I have a theory that this is deliberate. WotC has a history of doing this with MtG. They make crappy cards in order to make the good cards stand out, because if every card is good, nothing is really good and good becomes the new average. They may be using the same philosophy with spells.
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  • Ovinomancer's Avatar
    Today, 02:35 PM
    This now seems less a problem with the wizard class and more a problem with your DM.
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  • Paul Farquhar's Avatar
    Today, 02:34 PM
    Then such a party would very likely be stuffed, without having to make any rule changes. For example, TftYP p99 6. Turnstile: "a strong character could rip it out with a successful DC 24 Strength (Athletics) check" TftYP P75 21. Stone Block: "can be pushed by the combined effort of up to four characters with a combined Strength of 45". Such obstacles are common in the average dungeon.
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  • Paul Farquhar's Avatar
    Today, 02:26 PM
    Not by name. However, in 5e "you can draw a single weapon as part of your move". Thus a throwing weapon user could throw the weapon in hand, then draw and throw a second with the "extra attack" feature. However, a fighter would not be able to take advantage of a third attack unless they where duel wielding or had the duel wielder feet.
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  • Azurewraith's Avatar
    Today, 02:24 PM
    Don't worry about it tis always hard wen a beloved character takes the eternal dirt nap but that's the nature of the game.
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  • Voadam's Avatar
    Today, 02:19 PM
    Voadam replied to Undead Origins
    Pnumadesi Player's Companion Undead: No trees of any recognizable family grow inside the Elemental Plateau, and the fallen simply rise as undead in almost no time. This latter situation may show a closer connection to the underrealm instead, but historians are torn as to whether, in fact, both the overwhelming presence and the lack of any presence of the underrealm has the same net effect on the...
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  • Jacob Lewis's Avatar
    Today, 02:18 PM
    Eldritch Horror will support up to 8 players. It is a Cthulu-themed co-op board game, a simpler version of the Arkham Horror game that came before it. There are a lot of components, mostly stacks of cards, but the play is intuitive and flows quickky once you get the hang of it. You never feel like you`re waiiting for your turn because you always want to see how the others fare and if you may be...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 02:15 PM
    Yeah, we're not going to get into any gaslighting nonsense which tries to hide that toxic backlash. There's no place for that here. Keep the topic on the upcoming movie, please, folks. I'm not allowing another flamewar about this topic here.
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  • billd91's Avatar
    Today, 02:05 PM
    Hey, feel free to try to gaslight us all you want, the record is pretty clear that there was a backlash of men offended that the franchise was going to be represented by a “gimmic” of women instead of men. We’re just not going to fall for it.
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  • vincegetorix's Avatar
    Today, 02:04 PM
    As you can see, I'm really not a fan of martial classes being resource-dependent :P I think I'll keep the idea of Momentum but give it to the Battlemaster to fuel its maneuvers instead (once I find what could give Momentum, that is). I dont really mind the Monk, I think it works well mechanically, but I feel the thematic/narrative is a little too niche. Since I gave up the idea to use the UA...
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  • jasper's Avatar
    Today, 02:00 PM
    DITTO! DMS DON'T LET PLAYERS TELL YOU WHEN THEY GOING TO ROLL. You get to decide that.
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  • jasper's Avatar
    Today, 01:52 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 14 Potion of Giant Strength 30 +1 = 31 you think they make the playoffs this year Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 19 Potion of Healing 14 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 20 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance 3 -2 = 1 you are vulnerable.
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  • Yardiff's Avatar
    Today, 01:52 PM
    I don't remember who it was but someone said they had a group where the highest str was 10. It was in this forum in an earlier thread on the same subject. Could have been Hussar or maybe Harzel.
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  • mortwatcher's Avatar
    Today, 01:48 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 14 Potion of Giant Strength 30 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 19 Potion of Healing 14 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 20 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance 3 resistance is futile
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  • TallIan's Avatar
    Today, 01:47 PM
    Ah yes, I missed that. Sorry dude, I hate killing PC's even in games that are meant to be dangerous and deadly. Looks like I misread the object interaction rules - just re-read them. For some reason I thought that having a tough interaction (like the stuck lever in the PHB example) required your action, which it does not, only a STR check. Treating dragging a character like a grapple just...
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  • Sadras's Avatar
    Today, 01:41 PM
    Since the DM is the one that decides on whether a roll (whether with Advantage or not) is required, I'd say this is a non-issue and therefore it definitely misleading to state the Help action is definitely broken.
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  • Yardiff's Avatar
    Today, 01:40 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 14 Potion of Giant Strength 29 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 21 Potion of Growth 19 Potion of Healing 13+1=14 Potion of Heroism 23 Potion of Invisibility 22-2=20 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance 5
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  • OB1's Avatar
    Today, 01:27 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 14 Potion of Giant Strength 29 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 23-2=21 Potion of Growth 19 Potion of Healing 13 Potion of Heroism 22+1=23 Potion of Invisibility 22 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance 5
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  • akr71's Avatar
    Today, 01:26 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 14 Potion of Giant Strength 29 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 23 Potion of Growth 19 Potion of Healing 13 Potion of Heroism 22 Potion of Invisibility 22 Potion of Invulnerability 27 Potion of Resistance 5
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  • KarinsDad's Avatar
    Today, 01:10 PM
    Part of my post was illustrating how the DM did not appear to make it difficult for the players. The spider was never spotted, there was 3 or 4 opponents in most of the 3 area effect spells, even one spell which was readied and could have done virtually nothing if the NPCs had performed different actions. With a different DM and/or different rolls, he could have also done 20% of the damage that...
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  • Tailspinner's Avatar
    Today, 01:06 PM
    Lunysh identifies the apparition you encountered earlier as a ghost. She also recalls that ghosts have a frightful moan special attack. It is just past four so you have a little less than two hours until you are to meet Audrahni at the Creekside Tavern and Inn for dinner. Randolf speaks up. "Well! I have learned never to turn down a free meal. She said she wanted to buy all of us dinner. I...
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  • AkaKageWarrior's Avatar
    Today, 12:52 PM
    Not broken. Just handle it with common sense. Which is encouraged in 5e anyway.
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  • Ryujin's Avatar
    Today, 12:51 PM
    IIRC the Romulans were supposed to be a stand-in for Communist China and the Klingons were the Soviet Union analog. During the Romulan conflict neither the Federation nor the Romulans had video capable FTL radio so all contact was via voice or text. No one had seen a Romulan until the incident. Of course "Enterprise" threw that all out the window.
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  • Imaculata's Avatar
    Today, 12:47 PM
    Oh, thats a load of nonsense. I watched that trailer and before I saw it I was genuine interested at the idea of a new GB movie. I couldn't give a damn if it was an all ladies or all men cast. But after watching that trailer, with Leslie Jones loudly screaming at the screen, I was so put off by that film. I'm sure I am not in the minority for having that opinion. That trailer was absolutely...
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  • Unregistered's Avatar
    Today, 12:30 PM
    Kickstarter’s February initiative, Zine Quest, promises to feature a variety of RPG zines to crowdfund. Since its announcement, we’ve been gathering requirements, talking to publishers about the projects they’ve planned for February, and written the first in a series of articles to raise awareness. To that end, we spoke with the project’s originator, Luke Crane, Head of Games @Kickstarter and...
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  • Rya.Reisender's Avatar
    Today, 12:29 PM
    I think the DC already considers having advantage on pretty much every check. That's why "medium challenge" translates to a DC of 15 rather than 10. It's not broken, but instead a particularly smart implementation: Your players will be happy because their smart approach to solve the problem gave them advantage. Also, most of the time succeeding at something outside combat is more enjoyable...
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  • Quartz's Avatar
    Today, 12:20 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 16 Potion of Giant Strength 29 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 23 Potion of Growth 19 Potion of Healing 13 Potion of Heroism 22 Potion of Invisibility 22 Potion of Invulnerability 27 - UP Potion of Resistance 5 - DOWN - Who needs Resistance when you've got Invulnerability?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 12:14 PM
    I'm sure I'll watch any movie called Ghostbusters. I'm a sucker for Ghostbusters.
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  • Rellott's Avatar
    Today, 12:12 PM
    I’m not the poster you’re quoting, but I’m familiar with all of those. The Arcanis tactician fighter archetype gets Int mod number of dice like bardic inspiration (that scale like those, too) that it can give to allies to apply not just to d20 rolls but to damage rolls as well. The kicker is that it has to be spent on pursuit of whatever directive you gave them, which could be as specific as...
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  • Tallifer's Avatar
    Today, 12:07 PM
    Oil Of Sharpness 16 Potion of Giant Strength 29 Potion of Fire Breath 22 Potion of Gaseous Form 23 Potion of Growth 19 Potion of Healing 13 Potion of Heroism 22 Potion of Invisibility 22 Potion of Invulnerability 26 Potion of Resistance 7
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 11:46 AM
    Not officially, but there are two approaches I use: - one hit one kill minions - pooled health minions (basically as you describe) Both work just fine for me.
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  • Immoralkickass's Avatar
    Today, 11:31 AM
    I use both. If they go Hunter/Beastmaster, its the Revised Ranger. If they take the Xanathars subclasses, then use the PHB ranger.
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  • Olrox17's Avatar
    Today, 11:26 AM
    In my games, I only allow the pcs to get advantage if the helping character is proficient in the check. This rule has worked out nicely for us so far.
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  • Shiroiken's Avatar
    Today, 11:19 AM
    Homebrew Ranger. Mostly just the PHB Ranger, with a few additional features. You get to deal 2+ 1/4 your Ranger level to Favorite Enemies. Plants and Oozes have been combined as Favorite Enemies. You get more Favorite Enemies and Favorite Terrains (basically each time you get one, you get the other). Beastmaster got the simple revision that the beast continues to take the last order given on...
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  • Olrox17's Avatar
    Today, 11:18 AM
    We use the UA ranger, slighty reworked so it doesn’t get everything at first level.
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  • Plutancatty's Avatar
    Today, 11:15 AM
    https://homebrewery.naturalcrit.com/share/H1ERkh3nf This, reworked a few little bits from a great post I found on Giant in the Playground
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  • Shiroiken's Avatar
    Today, 11:13 AM
    Outside of combat you don't have the Help Action; you have the Working Together rules instead. Both grant advantage, but Working Together allows some restriction by the DM.
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  • Mouseferatu's Avatar
    Today, 11:12 AM
    Not sure what you mean by this. There's no such thing as a "move action" in 5E.
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 11:08 AM
    Outside of combat, Working Together the Help action is definitely broken. It makes it trivial to gain advantage on most every action, whether social, exploratory or investigative. The cause here is that there's no cost. The helping character would otherwise have done nothing. Help outside of combat absolutely needs to be removed. The other alternative, constructing challenges so that every...
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  • Aeson's Avatar
    Today, 11:04 AM
    I don't think I saw that coming. Well done, sir.
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 11:02 AM
    Since this thread has become more a chat thread about necromancy, I started a new one.
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 10:56 AM
    Whether they stop developing it or not is entirely up to us fans. If enough fans make a ruckus, we're showing them that their spiel, that "you're playing Beastmasters anyway, it seems our customers don't really mind shutty mechanics" is just a convenient dream to hold onto the PHB as ever fracking green.
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 10:52 AM
    Why are you trying to make this about me, and my faculties of comprehension? I am nitpicking a show that I love. I am clearly displaying the capacity for handwaving certain tropes - such as "Captain Away Mission". I have refrained from commenting about the mind-boggling stupidity that is to have a light-sensitive race whose weakness can be overcome by a mere leather jacket...? Therefore I...
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  • ccs's Avatar
    Today, 10:34 AM
    PHB ranger + Xanathars. If you want to play a Beastmaster you get a choice between PHB or UA. If you choose PHB & decide your unhappy then the animal defaults to under your control, acting on its own, & not using up any of your actions.
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