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  • lowkey13's Avatar
    Today, 07:59 PM
    To mix the streams a little, do we (the royal we? the colloquial we? the me we?) consider a TTRPG session a party? As in, "Killer party last night, brah, I advanced a level!" Or is it more ... entertainment? Like going to a movie or a restaurant or playing sports or going out on the boat with friends?
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  • JustinCase's Avatar
    Today, 07:59 PM
    Halfling... something. Rogue, probably.
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  • JustinCase's Avatar
    Today, 07:57 PM
    I donít mind either way, so play what you want!
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  • Lanefan's Avatar
    Today, 07:56 PM
    I do? Who sez? You're right. It also needs dice, minis and character sheets.
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  • TerraDave's Avatar
    Today, 07:55 PM
    Mozok would need to make some concentration checks.
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  • Sacrosanct's Avatar
    Today, 07:54 PM
    ^no one's ^you're Sorry, pet peeves.
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  • MarkB's Avatar
    Today, 07:53 PM
    I suspect its origins are literary, stemming from the concepts of point-of-view in written works - First Person ("I"), Second Person ("You") and Third Person ("Him/Her/Them"). Thus, a contract between a seller and a customer is written from the seller as the First Person ("I set out these terms") to the customer as the Second Person ("You agree to the following"), and may refer to others as...
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  • lowkey13's Avatar
    Today, 07:52 PM
    Counterpoint: No.
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  • TerraDave's Avatar
    Today, 07:51 PM
    Muk: thats the leader that rode in and missed Muk twice in the last round. Muk hits him in turn. Daelin emerges from the foilage and also hits him twice (always keeping a blade drawn and throwing that bow down...apparently, 17 dmg). The chatty ruffian is now gravely injured. He withdraws (again) as his horse carefully steps away. The crossbowman at the top turns, takes a step, and might...
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  • Parmandur's Avatar
    Today, 07:49 PM
    It isn't so much "in question" as it is "wrong."
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  • ccs's Avatar
    Today, 07:49 PM
    To no ones surprise (save maybe your own).... your wrong.
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  • VLAD the Destroyer's Avatar
    Today, 07:49 PM
    _: 4D6.HIGH(3) = = 8 4D6.HIGH(3) = = 12 4D6.HIGH(3) = = 11 4D6.HIGH(3) = = 14 4D6.HIGH(3) = = 16 4D6.HIGH(3) = = 16 That isn't that bad
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  • TwoSix's Avatar
    Today, 07:48 PM
    You're absolutely right, high class parties have 2 colors of solo cups for the different beer pong teams.
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  • EarlyBird's Avatar
    Today, 07:45 PM
    As Templeton works he makes a small enough opening for Aridha to slither by him and into a very dark room. The first thing she notices is the floor turning from mud to stone under her belly. And the second is the taste of death on the air, her forked tongue getting a gross taste of it. The wood is old and rotted, and gives way easily as the rogue pries at it. In the dark he feels a piece of...
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  • tglassy's Avatar
    Today, 07:43 PM
    Iíll continue forward, but Iím not going to Sunless Citadel. This mission wonít be nearly that long, but seeing as Iíve come up with a few ideas of my own, weíll do that instead.
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  • Mike291's Avatar
    Today, 07:42 PM
    I can give it a go. I have a bard human variant that I have already put together for another game if that works. If not I am flexible and will fill another roll.
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  • Liam McGrath's Avatar
    Today, 07:41 PM
    Liam McGrath replied to a discussion Dragon Helm - An Introduction in group Dragon Helm
    The tiny mouths do their dirty work, sucking another 2 hp from Artax. You manage to dodge the entangling vines that encroach around you. You can hack at the vines again, try to cut Artax free, or take another shot at the flower, which seems to be the root of the problem, no pun intended.
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  • tglassy's Avatar
    Today, 07:41 PM
    I like rolling for stats. Youíre stuck with what you get, but if your roll has a total ability bonus of +2 or less, you can have a free Feat, that I will choose, and i will likely choose ones that donít get used as often. This way, if you roll horribly, you still get something. And by total ability bonus, I mean adding up all your ability score bonuses, so all tens would get a total bonus of...
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  • flametitan's Avatar
    Today, 07:41 PM
    I considered the feat when I was hypothesizing a Pact of the blade Warlock multiclassed with swashbuckler (This was before the hexblade was an option, and I used the Pact of the Undying as the baseline as I am a huge fan of its flavour, even if its mechanics are lacking). Depending on how high I boosted the dex score, the swashlock was looking at an AC of about 18-19 with the feat. While she...
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  • lowkey13's Avatar
    Today, 07:41 PM
    Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son. If "EYE KAN HAZ KEG" is your requirement for a great party, you need to get yourself a higher class of party. Which almost circles around to my point; anyone can tap a keg of natty light and call it a party. But a truly awesome party requires more than red solo cups and a place to throw up.
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  • jgsugden's Avatar
    Today, 07:38 PM
    Can we please not derail yet another thread with this stuff? If his constant references to the issue bug you, there is a block feature on ENWORLD (which you can remove after he has had time to get it out of his system should you choose to do so).
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  • TwoSix's Avatar
    Today, 07:36 PM
    If you can't have a great party in your house with the right people and a keg or two, you need to invite better people. :)
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  • OB1's Avatar
    Today, 07:35 PM
    Ryujin thatís exactly the problem! Instead of two complete stories with a cliffhanger, we are getting two non stories that might become one story when watched together. Umbran - a story is about a character who wants something and has to overcome one or many obstacles to achieve it by making choices that affect the outcome. Thanos wants something and faces obstacles (driving the plot), but...
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  • jonathonhawke's Avatar
    Today, 07:35 PM
    Sounds like my house.
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  • Mistwell's Avatar
    Today, 07:35 PM
    Maybe the OP should have made this a "plus" thread to persuade you to not change the subject and to make a positive contribution to the topic he raised? Or perhaps you should start your own thread about Darkvision/Infravision house rules? ;)
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  • Thateous's Avatar
    Today, 07:33 PM
    "Explanations will have to wait Zad." Everett says as he guides his horse toward the Mayor. "Lets move quickly. Unless my eyes deceive me he's the mayor of Leed's Crossing."
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  • Mistwell's Avatar
    Today, 07:32 PM
    As law applies to all industries and the meaning of those terms is most applicable to legal issues that arise in those industries and the words all are legal definitions, I disagree. Ah, I see the confusion now. A "second party developer" in that context IS a consumer - just not of games. They bought the license to a platform (from Microsoft, for example). They then sell to another...
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  • Karma Kollapse's Avatar
    Today, 07:32 PM
    Going through the stats for Gene in Adventure #4, giving him a couple of extra levels as my party are now at Level 7, and Gene is pretty much acting as a boss for the current mini-story. I noticed his Touch AC is only 12 - is this correct? Should it not be 17, as monk AC bonuses apply to Touch as well as AC, or am I misunderstanding something or not taking into account other things?
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  • mervinci's Avatar
    Today, 07:29 PM
    My thoughts exactly. I'm so used to typos, they're all I see.
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  • Pauln6's Avatar
    Today, 07:23 PM
    I'd be interested to see how these play out in practice.
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  • Azurewraith's Avatar
    Today, 07:22 PM
    Once again I'm easy. My wife is the same deciding what's for dinner takes a while.
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  • lowkey13's Avatar
    Today, 07:19 PM
    Well, I wouldn't say you don't care about your friends, per se. You're just a terrible person who doesn't know how to throw good parties. "Hey, guys, let's have an awesome party. And by awesome party, I mean, you know, Ima do nothing and y'all bring the party to me. Make sure you bring cheetos. I need something crunchy." I've been to a lot of truly awesome parties! The number of...
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  • Mercurius's Avatar
    Today, 07:14 PM
    Mercurius replied to Symbaroum
    What a terrific product - this is no fantasy heartbreaker, no Tolkien or D&D clone. Symbaroum is a fully realized fantasy game that has its own flavor, which mixes dark fantasy with European myths, especially Nordic and Celtic. The game itself is very much a sandbox, with a relatively small region in high detail. This is the type of book that you enjoy owning just to browse and glean ideas from,...
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  • Sacrosanct's Avatar
    Today, 07:12 PM
    I don't think they are remotely analogous. If everyone brings their own dish, I can still pick and choose what to eat and what not to eat. If the majority decides to play Darksun, then I'm stuck playing Darksun if I didn't want to if I'm still "at the house party". That, and I can't recall a single instance where I DM'd at my house and the players didn't know what we were playing in pretty...
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  • vincegetorix's Avatar
    Today, 07:12 PM
    Edited out my comment.
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  • Charlotte of Oz's Avatar
    Today, 07:10 PM
    "A cage shouldn't be a problem once we know how big it is..." Tara gets on comms and begins doing mental math as to how much a cage will cost and how quickly it can be made out of assembler.
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  • Caliban's Avatar
    Today, 07:10 PM
    Half-orcs are the orcish version of halflings, obviously.
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  • hamishspence's Avatar
    Today, 07:09 PM
    http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots1122.html Looks like the Order are going to be in trouble in the next strip - ending of this one seemed pretty ominous.
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  • MarkB's Avatar
    Today, 07:09 PM
    While I take lowkey13's point that the campaign is better if the DM is invested in it, the reverse is also very much true - the campaign is better if the players are invested in it. If the DM gets an idea in his head for a campaign setting that really resonates with him, but the players either aren't interested or just don't really grok the concept that he's going for, that's just going to be...
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  • jgsugden's Avatar
    Today, 07:07 PM
    My simpler version: Spelljammers sail the Astral Sea (Astral Plane). 'Ports' are built near gates (on both sides of the gate) that lead to the Astral Plane, and then Spelljammers are used to travel to other ports. The gates near other ports might go to other planes (Dwarves mine my Elemental Planes and then sell the proceeds back on the PMP), or might be a shortcut across the PMP (mine is...
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  • William Tate Buckley's Avatar
    Today, 07:07 PM
    (OOC is the horse + rider in front of Muk the one he killed last round?) Muk will either attack the horse rider in front of him, or move to the position indicated by the X and attack. Either way its a 20 to hit for 14 damage!
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  • EarlyBird's Avatar
    Today, 07:06 PM
    I have a triton druid made but was on the brink of playing a monk. I will make the monk and post the opposite of your choice.
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  • Prakriti's Avatar
    Today, 07:05 PM
    Double hmmmmmm. :uhoh:
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  • zztong's Avatar
    Today, 07:02 PM
    I've set it up various ways for different games. I guess I've typically assumed that it was the offspring of a male orc raider and a female human. My favorite interpretation is that it is similar to the mating of a Horse (64 chromosomes) and a Donkey (62 chromosomes). You get a hybrid. They're genetically similar enough to produce an offspring, but the result is a Mule (63 chromosomes). The...
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  • EarlyBird's Avatar
    Today, 07:00 PM
    That would be a large group indeed, I may look into it, but no promises yet. Need to look over how I want things to play out. For me this is becoming a combination of a bunch of different adventures I like. So the premise will be to have a starting base (The Keep), and a bunch of locations for the group to choice from to explore as well as side quests from the local people within the keep. ...
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  • lyle.spade's Avatar
    Today, 07:00 PM
    lyle.spade started a thread Elite Dangerous
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  • jonathonhawke's Avatar
    Today, 06:58 PM
    I've never played Sunless Citadel either. Or we could all wake up in our rooms at the Academy covered in dust and cobwebs and be faced with the mystery of us all having the same dream while the entire Academy slept for several months (8).
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  • EarlyBird's Avatar
    Today, 06:55 PM
    The main goal - is to have fun. Which I am - hope my players are as well. I find that my time at home with my books all laid out and I'm looking up monster stats, making combat maps, or reading sub-plots/NPC goals I am having loads of fun. I am on pins and needles waiting for my groups to encounter some of what is to come. So sometimes I rush it (been so hard to play it cool with Searinox's...
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  • David Lucas's Avatar
    Today, 06:53 PM
    sent! tks
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  • Hawk Diesel's Avatar
    Today, 06:52 PM
    Hey guys, So after contributing to a post below about a penguin race, I was inspired to create a new race for Eberron. These are anthropomorphic penguins that carry a special curse. I throw in hints that the curse may be related to Dral Khatuur, the Heart of Winter, and that one way to begin freeing her might require the eradication of the entire race. But obviously, such explicit info...
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  • David Lucas's Avatar
    Today, 06:41 PM
    Hello, I'm making the same request to almost everyone I see that has the new version ... so ... could you please share with me this latest version of ForgedAnvil's? if it will not bring trouble for you, of course!
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  • Sylvar B.'s Avatar
    Today, 06:41 PM
    Adisakti will attack nearest Kaalatala.
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  • AnotherCrappyDM's Avatar
    Today, 06:40 PM
    Send an email to this Gmail account: Getlink56+enw
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  • the Jester's Avatar
    Today, 06:39 PM
    As you say, it's a matter of playstyle, but in my preferred style, the DM owns the game and the setting. I know all about this modern shared ownership/shared authorship movement; that's great for some groups, but it's not how I roll or how I prefer DMs I play under to roll.
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  • TerraDave's Avatar
    Today, 06:36 PM
    TerraDave started a thread Mounted get away
    If I understand the RAW correctly, a character could... 1) get on a horse and ride away on it in the same round they could also 2) do 1 and ride away (via the horse disengaging) from adjacent enemies they could also
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  • David Lucas's Avatar
    Today, 06:34 PM
    Hello, could you please share with me this new version of ForgedAnvil's? if it will not bring trouble for you, of course!
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  • jonathonhawke's Avatar
    Today, 06:34 PM
    Gunther will take a swing at the knife-wielding thug
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  • Grumpy RPG Reviews's Avatar
    Today, 06:30 PM
    That is... interesting. I am working on a home-brew version at the moment. Edit: I found the old setting - with crystal spheres, phlogiston, etc. - to be too complicated. I'm aiming at something simpler.
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  • Eltab's Avatar
    Today, 06:30 PM
    To open a new campaign, sure why not use Greyhawk? If the group gels well and enjoys playing with each other, then you can introduce non-Greyhawk material and create your own world.
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  • TiwazTyrsfist's Avatar
    Today, 06:28 PM
    Battle Master 16 Eldritch Knight 17 Way of Shadow 7 Oath of the Ancients 9 Arcane Trickster 13
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Today, 06:28 PM
    Like I said, it's easy. If Finona gets the heads up, she rushes. Rushing causes things to go wrong. The party comes upon the aftermath of that, with the Dracon crippled so it can't outrun them.
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  • UngeheuerLich's Avatar
    Today, 06:27 PM
    Just let him find out dor himself, that elves alway have been a dexterity race before 5e (except maybe in 4e). Maybe he will cry because all he ever thought true about elves was just in his imagination.
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  • Eltab's Avatar
    Today, 06:26 PM
    If the group (not just one dominating personality at-table) can persuade me that a not-exciting-to-me campaign concept is worth a whirl, I would give it a good-faith effort. I would have a Session Zero AND a "Session Negative-One" to find out what sort of antics the players expect to indulge in, expect to encounter, and how they might react. To the outside world doing it, and to each other...
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  • Dyson Logos's Avatar
    Today, 06:20 PM
    After cutting through the Badlands of Slate, the Hewbank meanders through the slate hills to the east of Baraloba. This stony environment has the Hewbank meander significantly and form into small lakes where small valleys present themselves between the hills. Another of the old giant watchtowers sits overlooking farmerís fields on the east side of this area, and another smaller druidic farming...
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  • Lord Irongron's Avatar
    Today, 06:14 PM
    Yes, and its also true that many players retain their characters between different DMS, and even different groups. Some will even return to their character in the advanced timeline.
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  • GlassJaw's Avatar
    Today, 06:13 PM
    If you're a DM that so stuck on a specific campaign idea, I'd argue you aren't a good DM, or at least a short-sighted one. I have SO many ideas I'd love to run that I would have no problem involving the players in the decision. And I would be 100% invested in all of them. When I know the players are invested in the setting/campaign, I'm get MORE invested. So if giving the players a say in...
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  • pogre's Avatar
    Today, 06:12 PM
    Put up a happy little one day con in East Central Illinois that focuses on D&D.
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  • lkj's Avatar
    Today, 06:11 PM
    So this says nothing about time frames or what a 'supplement' entails, but I thought Spelljammer enthusiasts on these boards might find the following twitter exchange interesting: https://twitter.com/mikemearls/status/998605924423024643 (summary: Someone said they'd eat their PHB if WotC ever physically published a Spelljammer supplement for 5e. Mearls replied 'Challenge accepted'). AD
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