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  • Brenteaton's Avatar
    Today, 09:25 AM
    Vyantix Rx The Vyantix Rx level to which a boy was exposed during the prenatal period or measured in his saliva is related to the level of masculinity of his face. In addition, a study showed that observers were able to establish the level of aggression of an individual, previously measured for a skiing. In a study of 255,000 people from 150 countries, a more masculine ratio was observed among...
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  • Adslahnit's Avatar
    Today, 09:06 AM
    1. The three-PC party has completed Digging for Lies on the 10th of Autumn, rather than the 31st. This means that they effectively have 21 more days (three more weeks) to prepare for the train mission. How should this extra time be handled? 2. Is it possible for the PCs to requisition the Impossible to bring them to Beaumont? What about requisitioning the Impossible to bring them to Beaumont,...
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  • AngusA's Avatar
    Today, 09:00 AM
    Welcome back to this weeks look at the new releases hitting your FLGS in the next few days, as well as a Spotlight on some recent PDF releases. Highlights this week include Pelgrane Press' The Fall of Delta Green RPG using their Gumshoe system! For more information about any of the physical products please contact your local games store. ROLE PLAYING GAMES The Fall of Delta Green...
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  • Paul Farquhar's Avatar
    Today, 08:19 AM
    I don't think we will see the finished version before the publication of something that is going to use it: either a setting, and adventure, or a full on psionics handbook. And that isn't going to happen this year.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Today, 08:15 AM
    Well, if B-Team gets mostly defeated, that's just some more interesting hostages for the main group. It's possible they all die at Kell's hand anyway. I'd say, as far as changes, the bomb isn't set up. Maybe they're moving it into place, and at least 2 of the eschatologists aren't able to join the fight because they're wary of leaving the bomb in a vulnerable state. I'd include the leader, who...
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  • Paul Farquhar's Avatar
    Today, 08:14 AM
    You missed something out. 0: I'm wearing Plot Armour of Invulnerability. The DM never kills off player characters, and the players know it. The only solution to this is to be willing to kill PCs, even the whole party. You know that finely tuned plot you have in mind? You have to be prepared to throw it in the bin. That's part of the responsibility of being a DM.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Today, 08:12 AM
    RangerWickett replied to Huhoad
    Yeah, sometimes you just need to make a weird monster. That said, I didn't personally work on adventure 11, so it's style might be a little inconsistent with the rest of the campaign.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Today, 08:06 AM
    Sure. I believe that adventure was written originally in PF, and converted to 4e, so I guess I missed that part. There never was really a guideline for what sorts of skills if any to give NPCs and monsters, so it must have slipped my mind. Honestly, in later adventures, I got a sense that some elements of 4e statblocks (and PF ones too) were more trouble than they were worth. We spent nearly 5...
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  • Aaron Blanchard's Avatar
    Today, 07:55 AM
    A solid two weapon fighter with good action economy
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 07:52 AM
    If you can read and post in the thread normally while using the EN World app, then the most likely explanation is that the thread starter has put you on his or her ignore/block list. This doesn't just make that user's posts invisible; it makes the entire thread inaccessible (while logged in). For some reason. Can't recall seeing this peculiar behavior anywhere else.
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  • Roncinwao's Avatar
    Today, 07:49 AM
    Nutralyfe Garcinia Request My Nutra Life Garcinia Pills Today! How Nutralyfe Garcinia Works Why don't diets truly take care of business? All things considered, you go to the book shop, ănd a guide on getting more fit that has some big name on the cover, and attempt to live by their exercise… . All things considered, there are as of now a great deal of issues with this technique. All things...
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  • FitzTheRuke's Avatar
    Today, 07:47 AM
    "We can meet here and go find your mule before continuing on, certainly." agreed Tarthagal. The elves gathered and after waving fare-thee-well, they disappeared into the trees. Dandin led the rest toward the site of the work-camp. ORB2, who had been scouting the location, returned to Enseth before they arrived, and downloaded a map which helped Dandin to lead the group to a stand of trees just...
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 07:45 AM
    At this glacial pace? Honestly - it would not surprise me if they drag the development out another year, so the final published class doesn't come out in 2019 even... I hope they won't actually get anywhere if the design by committee, ie the public. What's needed is a design team with a strong vision for how they want psionics to be. Most of us will be happy either way, as long as...
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  • M3woods's Avatar
    Today, 07:37 AM
    M3woods replied to WOIN GM Screen
    The portrait-oriented WOIN GM Screen is now available in PDF format. If you previously bought the Landscape version but would prefer the Portrait version message me and I'll get you straightened out. Many thanks, everyone. http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/245346/The-WOIN-GM-Screen-Portrait
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 07:35 AM
    Calling out yet another apologist. He complained there was no high level support. In what way is your reply in any form or shape useful? And the answer is, it isn't. It only serves to shift blame away from where it squarely lies, at the feet of WotC. Setting you up as another stooge in the process.
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 07:32 AM
    Ah well, in 2018 we have the college of swords to consider!
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 07:30 AM
    Let's hope official adventures will use them, then.
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  • Mouseferatu's Avatar
    Today, 07:25 AM
    Assuming an intelligent foe, give them a reason to take the PCs alive. Slaves. Ransom. A later meal. Information. Then make an adventure out of the PCs finding their way out. Alternatively, you can have an outside force, such as an ally the PCs made earlier, step in. You shouldn't do that often; in fact, I'd say not more than once. It's cheesy, and a lot of players (myself included) hate...
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 07:24 AM
    She's taking a big hit in her aura of protection. I'm not sure a few more points of AC is worth that. I think that bard college of sword would synergize better, or hexblade, or sorcerer.
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  • Dannyalcatraz's Avatar
    Today, 07:22 AM
    If they get lucky, I let it stand. If they use superior/unexpected tactics and succeed, I let it stand. I will occasionally fudge things in the players favor if things (dice) just screw them over. But generally, if they don’t flee an overwhelming encounter, so be it.
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 07:16 AM
    Thank you, I'm not sure how I managed to bungle this. Edit: I know, it's the "what is the essence of 4e" thread that threw me off!
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  • MonsterEnvy's Avatar
    Today, 07:02 AM
    From the DMG The Sidebar explains it simply Deities can have different Divine Ranks on different worlds. Tiamat is a Greater God in Kyrnn, but a lesser god most elsewhere. As a result she is stronger there. Thats why I buffed Demogorgon and gave him his gazes as part of his multi attack.
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 06:48 AM
    Hello Now this is not a universal opinion, but some DMs (and I'm one of them) believe that not all encounters should be balanced. Once in a while your party should encounter bandits and crush them, but also once in a while the party should encounter a monster that is just *too much*. The encounter isn't a "fight the monster!" challenge, it's a "hot damn, *three* fire giants? Let's get the...
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  • Saelorn's Avatar
    Today, 06:43 AM
    Is a unified power structure enough for you to say that a game is like 4E? The RPG genre of video games went through a rapid evolution during the nineties, but one of the standards that they settled on was to simply treat martial maneuvers exactly like spells - i.e. they cost MP, and if you had a gish-style character, then it drew from the exact same pool of MP whether you were casting...
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  • seebs's Avatar
    Today, 06:40 AM
    Artifact Shopping List. Write a thing on the list. If you are within ten feet of the thing, it glows. If you touch the thing, then stop touching it, the entry is crossed out and disappears. But it's an artifact. "The person who killed Bob." "An item significant to our quest." Sure, no problem. It can check for those.
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  • Dausuul's Avatar
    Today, 06:38 AM
    Asmodeus 24 Baalzebul 22 Baphomet 20 Demogorgon 22 Geryon 16 Glasya 19 Graz'zt 4 Levistus 8 Mammon 24 Mephistopheles 21
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  • Mouseferatu's Avatar
    Today, 06:35 AM
    I hate to say it--because I love Demogorgon, and I love most of what I've read of MToF--but the more I look at it, the more I feel like Demogorgon just isn't up to snuff in 5E. First off, he's among the least interesting of the Demon Lords in terms of combat. Nearly all of them have really interesting tricks they can pull. The only thing Demogorgon has that even leans in that direction is his...
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  • Sylvar B.'s Avatar
    Today, 06:22 AM
    As the party travels Adi makes attempts at making himself move silently. He also notices how different animals blend into the foliage. He knows that it is an important thing. He wonders how he could use way to help him hide better, or maybe he should just attach leaves to his clothes. Adi addresses the group...Have you guys tried using way to make your attacks faster?
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  • Jester David's Avatar
    Today, 06:12 AM
    Mechanically... nothing. You can drop classes from one into a game of the other and use monsters interchangeably. They tweaked a few monster numbers and the DCs by level numbers, but they’d done that with the base game a couple times before so that was nothing “new”. The differences for Monster Manual 3 were larger. Essentials just offered variant versions of the classes, which amounted...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Today, 06:12 AM
    I'm going to move this over into the proper forum...
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  • UngeheuerLich's Avatar
    Today, 06:08 AM
    Easiest way to fix your problems: Also use one or two the rest options in the dmg. Or make one ip yourself. If your players are resting all time just make a long rest take more time. That way you easily achieve more balance because you get to your 6-8 encounters per day often enough to at least make your PCs not spend all daily resources in one fight. That was the turning point in our mid...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Today, 06:06 AM
    Something that might cover part of your needs, and is easier to work with - a wiki. Imagine a page for each notable NPC, with notes. Also, with tags for each plot or relevant connection. Then, it is easy to get "all pages tagged with X". Is Obsidian Portal still up and around? It might prove useful.
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  • gideonpepys's Avatar
    Today, 05:54 AM
    Before she set off to track down Thames Grimsley, Gupta used Nicodemus’ Ob ring to check for Ob officers: Stanfield was on the Governor’s Island; Romana remained in the Bleak Gate; to her relief, Grimsley did not register. (They had been double-crossed so often, it was worth being sure.) It didn’t take long for her to find Thames, moving through the quiet streets of a city under siege. She...
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  • Jester David's Avatar
    Today, 05:50 AM
    No. You can’t play anything by ignoring the DM. The rules don’t let you overrule a DM. IF your Dungeon Master allows it, you can check out the Midgard Heroes Handbook, which has a gnoll race. And is a pretty awesome book in general.
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 05:50 AM
    Hello I read a little bit of 4e, and I dabbled a bit with the "essentials" when it came out... but to be honest, I don't know enough about either system to compare. So what were the major differences between the two?
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  • Oofta's Avatar
    Today, 05:49 AM
    That's what dominate person is for. Want to put the fear of god into people? Have the barbarian turn on the party. :devil:
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  • mrpopstar's Avatar
    Today, 05:49 AM
    I'm big on the good/light/truth/love/hope/innocence/creation/life vs evil/darkness/deception/hate/despair/corruption/destruction/death dichotomy, myself. Those forces warring over the prime material makes for great stories. :)
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 05:47 AM
    I was going to say "at will, encounter and daily powers, for *everyone*" but Umbran said it first - and better. My experience with 4e is very limited, but I think I could have lived with that structure. It's a lot of other things that didn't work for me... the "mmo feel" and the plethora of modifiers were a big factor.
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 05:34 AM
    ... ok is this how Primus' powers work? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN_s1EJbIn4 :D
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 05:31 AM
    I need to be patient, like my character.... I want to start now :P
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  • Shimrath's Avatar
    Today, 05:27 AM
    Since they witnessed the initial terrorist attacks in Pardwright District, The B-Team has been leading the investigation to find and stop the dwarven radicals. They thought the ribbon-cutting ceremony seemed like a ripe opportunity and so have gone to the Sharon M. Baker subrail station to investigate. . .about 1 or 2 hours before the hostage situation occurs. The security teams have already...
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 05:25 AM
    ... are we waiting for someone?
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  • AtomicPope's Avatar
    Today, 05:21 AM
    I remember this post, and the campaign so I'll put it into context: * Old post: The post is 10 years old. * 4th Edition Dungeons and Dragons: We're currently on 5th edition D&D since it's release in 2014. * Encounter Building: 5th Edition uses different encounter building than 4th. * Dragons in 5e: A young black dragon in 4e was about as dangerous as a wyrmling in 5e. If you're a new DM...
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 05:11 AM
    Spoken like a true neutral! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8ws_APXilE
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  • grodog's Avatar
    Today, 05:08 AM
    1) New Unofficial Greyhawk miniatures: Secret Skeleton Miniatures @ http://www.miniatures-workshop.com/lostminiswiki/index.php?title=Fiends_of_Fantasy included some Greyhawk-with-the-serial-numbers-filed-off figures: - Demon Witch of the North (aka Iggwilv) - TSR Lizardman logo mini Some incubational discussion on Canonfire! @...
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  • T0kume1's Avatar
    Today, 05:07 AM
    Do you guys think we'll get the finished UA before the end of the year?
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  • Let's Greenfield's Avatar
    Today, 05:06 AM
    Yeah, that's all spot-on, @Umbran. I really don't know MS Office-just started with it(I have been a complete luddite for a decade, or so)-so I was hoping I saw a solution to a new problem. I'll have to look into Access. But, I also agree that the maintainence will probably wind-up being too much of a hassle. " Could you expand on what the problem is you think it would help with?" ...
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  • Brian I's Avatar
    Today, 05:05 AM
    I'm looking forward to reading a copy of NOW. I was just digging into my freshly arrived copy of NEW; I got b&w softcovers of both NEW and OLD via Amazon, along with the Starship Design and Recognition books. Impressed enough with NEW that I ordered up a B&W copy of NOW. :)
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  • gargoyleking's Avatar
    Today, 04:58 AM
    Dandin nods thoughtfully at the suggestion. "I agree. Shall we try to meet back at where we last stopped? I need to collect Hanar and the cart at the least."
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 04:56 AM
    I think that the 3rd attack at level 11 does indeed allow the fighters to catch up a bit (fully? I am uncertain, in part because that free 1d8 per hit the paladin gets at level 11). But how much of the game is spent at level 11? The "sweet spot" is mostly in the level 5-10 range so...
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  • Raith5's Avatar
    Today, 04:40 AM
    How do feats and MC make that much of a difference? I play a RAW campaign playing a published adventure and I see some of the "problems" noted in OP, but I have never played without feats or with MC, so I have no reference point. Feats dont seem to a high impact on our game.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Today, 04:39 AM
    Well, then what we say here isn't meaningful, is it? You'd need an official statement from the Adventurer's League, no? I, personally, like the idea of Primus and the Modrons* to be outside the framework of mortal worship. But, to each their own. That opinion added largely so I can get the footnote in.... *Band name!
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  • grodog's Avatar
    Today, 04:32 AM
    Bump! Allan.
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