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  • Ristamar's Avatar
    Today, 01:30 AM
    Not weird at all. I was simply stating that Insight in your examples didn't feel useful or appropriate, at least without further context. But that's just, like, my opinion, man.
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  • 77IM's Avatar
    Today, 01:27 AM
    Flight of Dragons--11 The Last Unicorn--28 The Hobbit--24 The Lord of the Rings--18 Wizards--20 Princess Mononoke--24 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind--22 Spirited Away—22 Secret of Nimh--28 Kubo and the Two Strings--20
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  • 77IM's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 AM
    Level 1, but you advance super fast (1 level per session) until you catch up with the rest of the party.
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  • Ovinomancer's Avatar
    Today, 01:22 AM
    Nah, I make it a rule to not tell 0layers what their characters think. I've got the rest of it all, they get their characters. Not that you can't do that, I just don't. Which is why I've gone the route I've described.
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  • Richards's Avatar
    Today, 01:21 AM
    I started a book I picked up at a library book sale for fifty cents because it was supposed to be a new take on zombies. It's called The Silent Army by James Knapp and it's got several things going against it. First of all, despite being a standalone novel, it seems like it's a continuation of his first book (which I haven't read). But more importantly, it's written from the points of view of...
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  • iserith's Avatar
    Today, 01:19 AM
    Oh, right, that would totally screw up your build. I'd wonder how often the monsters are trying to or able to surprise the PCs. Maybe something's going wrong there, too.
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  • TallIan's Avatar
    Today, 01:17 AM
    You can also have situation where an failed insight check comes with the answer, "You think he's lying." when in actual fact he is not. I treat a failed insight check as a wrong read, rather than no read. How the PCs react to this information can affect other things. eg the PC attack/rob/whatever the NPC because they think he's lying, when he isn't (or no one else thinks he is) means that...
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  • FieserMoep's Avatar
    Today, 01:17 AM
    A big part of that question is: Does your party know this concept and is comfortable with it? Because the moment they attack the guy you CC'd or debuffed your pacifism approach went out of the window.
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  • Greenstone.Walker's Avatar
    Today, 01:16 AM
    Correct. He is using an surprise round, where the monsters get an attack on us and then we roll initiative. I think its a 4E thing, but I only ever played that edition for 1 hour.
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  • Nagol's Avatar
    Today, 01:16 AM
    There is in the art, however. A "fortune test" is any action that bases a result at least partially on random chance. Typically in RPGs that means a die roll. Contrast with fiat which is also not a term in D&D, but a commonly understood term of art.
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  • iserith's Avatar
    Today, 01:12 AM
    Is the DM just not running surprise correctly? There are no "surprise rounds." I've seen a ton of DMs get that wrong. Sometimes I even slip and call it that, even if I am running it correctly!
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  • guachi's Avatar
    Today, 01:10 AM
    I raise my hand and say I'm not comfortable with a DM who uses the term "fortune tests" to describe anything in D&D because, as far as I'm aware, there is no game term "fortune tests" in D&D.
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  • Ovinomancer's Avatar
    Today, 01:10 AM
    Yes, sure, you're welcome to ask for a different skill roll if you want. How does that address the topic of how you use insight, though? My example is using insight because that's the topic of the thread. I know, weird, innit.
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  • Greenstone.Walker's Avatar
    Today, 01:09 AM
    I got a really nice piece of feedback earlier this year. One of my players said how impressed he was that I would come up with really cool scenarios and ideas which the group completely missed and screwed up, but that I never got annoyed. I was really pleased to hear it because its a skill I had to work hard to get. 20 years ago if the players didn't pick up on my clues and didn't follow my...
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  • Greenstone.Walker's Avatar
    Today, 01:03 AM
    I have a situation at the moment that has made me think about leaving a game, and that is "surprise rounds". I'm playing character class which gets some really nice abilities on the first round of combat and some other nice abilities if I act before another combatant. Surprise rounds screw with all of those. We've also had some situations where combat starts with the monsters right next to...
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  • Parmandur's Avatar
    Today, 01:00 AM
    This is shaping up to be some far out stuff. I like it.
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  • ad_hoc's Avatar
    Today, 12:59 AM
    I don't think D&D is the right place for non-violent characters. Blinding someone is still violence. Even just trying to avoid HP damage is tough. Your cantrip is worse than Vicious Mockery at 1-4, and better at 5+. It doesn't really work thematically either. Is the creature blinded? No, but then why are they blinded for their attack? Maybe you can look into other avenues. Healer feat...
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  • iserith's Avatar
    Today, 12:56 AM
    D&D 5e's process has the DM deciding if a roll is necessary before one is called for which takes place after the player has described what he or she wants to do. If the task is obviously impossible, the result is failure, no roll. If it's trivially easy, the result is success, no roll. If it's somewhere in between, has an uncertain outcome, and a meaningful consequence of failure, then some kind...
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  • houser2112's Avatar
    Today, 12:54 AM
    People do this? Spend table time making characters? I'd be furious if I showed up to game night and people weren't prepared.
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  • Kobold Boots's Avatar
    Today, 12:48 AM
    You and I may be similar. I've felt that siren call too. Every time I've tried it's always boiled down to five rules and once I put the guideposts in the sand I lost interest. 1. Start with the end in mind. Fully write out the world's meta plot before any player touches it so you have a baseline. 2. Decide what cultures you're going to use as a base to further accentuate your plot. ...
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  • hawkeyefan's Avatar
    Today, 12:40 AM
    I think it varies depending on the system and the specific rule in question. I think that with certain rules, consistent application is what’s best. Character abilities, powers, feats, and the like fit into this category. Other rules are best when there is some amount of judgment involved. When a skill might be applicable, or when surprise may happen, for example. Again, the system may be...
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  • Kobold Boots's Avatar
    Today, 12:38 AM
    I think this is great. Good on you and I hope you still have all the notes and such. To elaborate on my end, I had a group that came together twice a month for 8-10 hours at a go, and we mostly stuck inside a three city area for most of the year and a half it stuck together, starting with an insignificant trade town at the confluence of three rivers. Another group had a grandly designed...
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  • Nagol's Avatar
    Today, 12:34 AM
    Or the relative dangers of environmental hazards. Which is more likely to kill you, facing the bear or jumping through the fire? Trying to swim 25 yards to the island, simple or death sentence? I can think of systems where any of the answers are the obvious choice if you know the mechanics.
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  • jonathonhawke's Avatar
    Today, 12:33 AM
    Galdar looks around for booty
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  • Inchoroi's Avatar
    Today, 12:30 AM
    I do own both of those, actually! However, its not a step by step; like most guides I've bought, its general advice that, while useful, doesn't teach you the nitty-gritty details you learn from, for example, taking apart a full campaign, like I did for one of my old games. I learned more about campaign building from converting an old PF adventure path than I ever did from reading any...
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  • Inchoroi's Avatar
    Today, 12:27 AM
    With respect, I have to say I'd disagree with @iserith and his way of doing things, but probably not enough to quit a game over; it would take me a while, but I'm a fairly proactive sort of player (depending on character, however; I get very into character and if the character is dumb, well, I'm dumb, too) so I think I'd get used to it eventually.
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  • iserith's Avatar
    Today, 12:27 AM
    That's a pretty uncharitable way to present that.
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  • pemerton's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 AM
    Sure, the player of a 1st level mage doesn't need to know the rules for grappling, nor for Meteor Swarm. In the context of this thread, I've been thinking about a different sort of situation, where the players don't know the basic action resolution rules that will apply when they declare actions for their PCs.
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  • Dannyalcatraz's Avatar
    Today, 12:23 AM
    Nick Connelly has died. https://sports.yahoo.com/former-minnesota-football-player-dies-22-183102860.html
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  • Celebrim's Avatar
    Today, 12:19 AM
    Maybe so. But as a show of hands, how many players here are comfortable with a DM that privileges a process of play that allows him to deny you fortune tests when he wants to mess with your character? One thing that in my experience players don't like is a feeling that they were being treated unfairly. How many players have you had who would be ok in the long term with ideas like, "You...
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  • jimmytheccomic's Avatar
    Today, 12:18 AM
    I love literally everything in that picture
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  • Ristamar's Avatar
    Today, 12:18 AM
    Hard to say with such little context. Depending on the nature of the conversation, Insight may not even be applicable. He's clearly nervous, so a Persuasion/Deception/Intimidation check to get him to talk makes much more sense, IMO. But, again, hard to say for certain without more context. For example, if the thing instilling fear in Bob was in close/visible proximity, Insight could be a great...
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  • guachi's Avatar
    Today, 12:17 AM
    The Inquisitive has the Insightful Fighting feature at 3rd level that allows him to "decipher an opponent's tactics" and use Sneak Attack even if you don't have advantage on the roll. Put simply he can figure out a target's "true intentions". So you can basically respond to any use of Insight with "You can/can't decipher his true intentions". I know that sounds vague but's it's a good place to...
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  • guachi's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 AM
    Since people have played, play, and likely will continue to play at iserith's tables but would be driven from yours (all of them!) perhaps that's an indication that iserith is a far better DM than you are and you could learn something from him. I know I have learned things in how I approach DMing 5e because, at the end of the day, he references the text of the rule books to support his approach...
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  • Ovinomancer's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 AM
    Sure, if you want to call "I engage Bob the NPC with to see if I can tell if he's scared for his safety and that's why he's acting so nervously" as interrogation. I prefer this to "while I watch Bob talk to our bard, I roll insight to find out why he's nervous." YMMV. The possible fail case in the first is Bob gets more nervous and ends the conversation. The fail case in the second is... "um,...
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  • Gadget's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54 PM
    I just recalled a blog post from a year or two ago by Sly Flourish, that talks about running a campaign from levels 1-20. It is relevant to this topic and might be of interest to the interested reader. You can find it here: http://slyflourish.com/running_dnd_5e_from_1_to_20.html
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:46 PM
    Who's talking about 4E? I'm talking about the notion of using the PHB with published hardback adventures. Weak-sauce. Do it yourself. The poster questioning if the game really understands how powerful heroes become using the goodies the PHB alone gives them gets it.
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  • Ristamar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:44 PM
    That sounds like a form of Interrogation rather than mere Insight.
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  • guachi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:39 PM
    Someone else commented earlier that something like "DM infringing upon player's abilities" as something that would get him to walk. This is the only thing that caused me to walk and I'll give specific examples. Early in 5e's days I was playing in an AL game to get familiar with the game and get back into gaming. Another player had the Shield Master ability and no one at the table, DM...
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  • Elfcrusher's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:38 PM
    Wow I agree with Saelorn on something! Frostbite and Vicious Mockery both do this exact same thing AND do damage. An alternate might be to Blind the creature until the end of it's next turn, but is dispelled if the creature takes damage. That way it could also be used to give an ally Advantage on one attack, but not both.
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  • billd91's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:36 PM
    Guidelines. Definitely guidelines.
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  • Voadam's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:29 PM
    Wayward Rogues 4-Year Anniversary sale. Their entire Catalog, 70 PDFs, for $20, 90% off through Sept.
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  • billd91's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:27 PM
    I do something similar. In 5e, remembering the 6 stats is easy enough, then I just ask: Me: "You got a proficiency you think might apply?" Player: "I got history and religion." Me: "History applies."
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    That was fun. Ran the first half of the Ashen Osseum. I think we’re doing poisons wrong. Those giant centipede were almost a TPK. Lots and lots and lots of keyword looking up. I feel like there book needs a dictionary. Weapons which can be lethal or sadly or fatal or killy. OK, I made up the last one. We enjoyed it overall. Once we get over the learning curve it’ll be better - I would...
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  • Demetrios1453's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:25 PM
    One of his kin, at the very least.
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  • Binder Fred's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:20 PM
    I get like that with exercise :) My solution right now is little bits at a time, 10 minutes here, 15 there. Not as good as a real workout but ways better than nothing at all
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  • Lylandra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 PM
    Yeah, she knows that there's nothing she could have done to prevent Ekossigan from harming the druids or the orphan. It is more like some sort of fatalism she developed during this episode where she thought that either fate is inevitable (as every prophecy or vision she encountered came true somehow) or only to be contested by the extraordinarily strong and powerful. But you know... it has to...
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  • Saelorn's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:16 PM
    Honestly, I would just cut out the restrictions and auto-scaling, and have it blind the target for one round.
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  • Binder Fred's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 PM
    Searching through the sec room and elevator section: Diggs looks at things: 1D20+4 = +4 = 15 Tech if appropriate: 1D20+4 = +4 = 5 Sovereign evaluates some items of note: 1D20+4 = +4 = 17 Computers if appropriate: 1D20+4 = +4 = 23
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  • Prakriti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 PM
    Is that Boo the space-hamster I see?
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  • Ovinomancer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:09 PM
    It also occurs to me to explain what I mean with my "active" shorthand. I don't mean "act out the conversation". I mean "must declare an action to question the NPC. A goal and approach is required. You can act it out if you want."
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  • Ovinomancer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:07 PM
    To answer both, a failure causes a setback with that NPC -- they become angry at the PCs, or become violent, or refuse to help the PCs, or increase the DC of future checks against them. The consequences are based on the situation, but should obviously flow from the NPC reaction to a botched attempt to probe for information. This is aided by not withholding information. If the NPC is nervous,...
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  • dave2008's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    i've been interested in Midgard. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I look forward it see more.
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  • DM Dave1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:01 PM
    Seems like a nice one to me... but possibly slightly overpowered for a cantrip at high levels. Maybe it should require Concentration to offset the multi-round disadvantage aspect on foes who lack multiple attacks? Coupled with the Concentration requirement, I think duration should be one round (vs instantaneous)
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  • Celebrim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:57 PM
    You still don't resolve the problem that if the player knows the result of his own fortune test, then the player has unreasonably high confidence in the presence or absence of threat - confidence that it is not clear the PC should share. If he "rolls a 20" or whatever indicates great success with the fortune mechanic, he can proceed with unreasonably high confidence knowing that there is a low...
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  • Hawk Diesel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:53 PM
    TallIan and Umbran I totally agree with you guys. Like any tool in the DM's toolbox it shouldn't be overused or used flippantly. There needs to be some intention that will add to the story and the fun of the table. Like I said, in that specific scenario I'd probably just have the cultists blast the player and themselves, because it would be a fitting sacrifice they might make for their demon...
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  • smbakeresq's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:49 PM
    Ovinomancer I get what you are saying. However what happens if a PC is just engaging in a conversation can they just pick up deceptions without actively trying? Do they have to keep trying? What if the enemy is being controlled but is telling truthful information, can you tell they are under control of another creature? I tried making it active too but it just ended up that the PCS...
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  • smbakeresq's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    About what PMing does, level - 2. It depends on what role you are replacing. A wizard at -2 levels is still ok, you can hang back and be relevant and relatively safe. If you are the tank though, it’s a different story. The goal is to not PC too far behind, after all they just lost a PC. You can catch up fast but are still relevant.
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  • MechaTarrasque's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:32 PM
    Sorry I haven't figured out how to post a picture directly in the text, but at https://www.sageadvice.eu/2018/09/20/wait-till-you-see-waterdeep-dungeon-of-the-mad-mage/, there is the start of level 19 from Waterdeep: DotMM. It involves a crashed Spelljammer, where the crew is hiding out in an ooze-filled cavern to escape their hungry mindflayer captain. It is for 4 15-level PCs, who should be...
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  • 5ekyu's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:31 PM
    "And whoever said whirled peas, I dont know what they are. " When i make them, it invilvoes butter, evaporated milk or heavy cream, a bit of salt and garlic and possibly mushrooms. While i find them quite tasty, i cannot fathom how they are so popular among beauty contest contestants because so many of them say they hope for whirled peas when their QnA section comes up. maybe its the...
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  • Garthanos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:31 PM
    Wow the Art sort of ATE that post
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  • cmad1977's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:30 PM
    Trust me. Avoiding some of the ‘advice’ one can get is pretty damn useful.
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  • Garthanos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:30 PM
    OK the problem might be that the Warlord or even closer the Archer Warlord was basically designed for the character so generally speaking you should be able to just build an out of the box Warlord and Kaching.. HOWEVER for me that means I have to get even pickier and that might mean some of that there reading (bummer). Noble Background, Theme Mariner, Str, Int, Cha Tactical Archer Warlord....
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  • 5ekyu's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:22 PM
    RE the bold - the key for this in my games is to not accept the "only if something is there" rolling convention. make the "enter room check or not" process one that you use every room. Then a roll, secret or not, ruse or not is not necessary. Now maybe that roll is a working together thing with one roll made with advantage or the passive equivalent. but the same process applying each time...
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  • cbwjm's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:20 PM
    With the whole Odin vs. the fiend thing, I've always thought of Odin as someone that takes the long view, he could quite possibly be fine with what the fiend is doing because he has plots and plans that will unravel the fiends plans in the end restoring Odin's champion to his rightful place.
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  • Shasarak's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:20 PM
    I am kinda Neutral on the Law - Chaos spectrum for RAW. I use them unless I dont want to use them. Personally I have seen too many dumb rulings from various Staffers over the years to rely on them for my home game. I say let the Organised Play dudes deal with that.
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  • Matrix Sorcica's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:16 PM
    Actually, using online calculators, it looks like using monster xp without any multiplication at all yields usable and similar results.
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  • redCartel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:08 PM
    I want to play a Wizard who never deals any damage. The game is unlikely to get beyond 4th or 5th level. I've settled on Gnome. I like illusion spells and creativity, and beyond that I'm open to any and all suggestions for spell selection, school selection, and tactics. My big question is what should I be using my action on at low levels?
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  • lambdse's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:06 PM
    Thank you for re-upping the files! And will do. :D
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  • Sacrosanct's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:05 PM
    Mostly roll up a new lvl 1 PC. With the way xp scales, they catch up quickly. Otherwise they can bring in another existing PC from a different campaign (as long as that campaign isn't currently also going on) as long as level is less than or equal to every one else's.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:00 PM
    Guidelines... but in practice, I usually don't make many changes. I typically choose the system to do the things I want it to in the first place. Over the years, I have found that broad strokes matter far more than small fiddly bits, so I don't bother much with the latter. So, for example, in my Ashen Stars game, I am using a variant initiative system - it impacts every combat, making it...
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  • Gadget's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    While I certainly don't disagree with many of the statements here, I would suggest that if a campaign has "optional" rules in play, such as feats multi-classing(could help or hinder, based on the system mastery and skill of the player), or fairly high amount of magic items, then the CR system becomes more out of tune. Also, I gather many people here are using alternate sources for monsters; the...
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  • Fradak's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    "I'm afraid my Drow expertise covers only females... Males tend to be jealous and spiteful, but I'm ready for anything. I just hope I don't owe any duel to someone there. " said Lorenn as his appearance changed for a random human guy. Lorenn casts Disguise.
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  • Celebrim's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:26 PM
    :) Yes, I noticed that too late. Obviously. I defined it pretty exactly I think in the essay you didn't read, albeit I've never attempted to move from the Aristotelian definition I offered to a more Socratic one. But, loosely speaking, railroading is a collection of processes of play that a GM can utilize to ensure a predetermined outcome to a scenario that the GM desires. A...
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  • tglassy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    “One Eyed Jax”, Primus said. “I’ll be staying there. Dark Elves don’t bother me.”
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  • Gadget's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    While I am a tremendous fan of Monsters not following PC rules (I think this was 4e's greatest contribution to D&D), and a DM should be free to make adjustments on the fly for fun/game enhancement purposes, I don't think the Monster abilities should just all of a sudden change to suit the exact tactical situation, especially if the PC's are already surrounded and such. Now, it could be that...
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  • GreenKarl's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    The hole was close to 20 feet deep and at least as wide. When Rumble got down to the bottom it appeared the spider thing would not have had a lot of room to move around but it could have at least pointed in different directions, depending on where 'targets' approached it by. Rumble can make a Perception check while in the hole There appears to be some kind of door in one of the walls of the...
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  • S'mon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:21 PM
    My gut tells me that's about right. With the proviso that I have seen a good number of level 18 PCs, but only one level 20 PC, so I can't really comment on the impact of capstone abilities like infinite Wildshape. My suspicion though is that a horde of high DPR CR 12s would be very dangerous to a wildshaping moon druid. Also there's stuff like the can't-die-from-damage Zealot Barbarian who is...
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  • Matrix Sorcica's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:21 PM
    And what would you advise that would be actually useful for the OP?
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  • cmad1977's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:19 PM
    My advice for high level play is to not take advice from people who are overwhelmed by a couple feats or class abilities that they think at OP or broken.
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  • Matrix Sorcica's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:18 PM
    So maybe combine it with the multiplier in my post above to get approximations? So a single CR20 would only count as CR18, the two CR18 as a CR19 or so (and yes, not an exact science) and the CR12's would count as double or so and be totally overwhelming. Could this be some usable guidelines?
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  • robus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:16 PM
    Sounds like we're running similar high-level campaigns, my group is about to start their journey to take on Demogorgon. :)
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  • S'mon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:15 PM
    It's really not that weird. You just have to Embrace the Gygax (or Arneson) and Open Your Game Table - https://thealexandrian.net/wordpress/38643/roleplaying-games/open-table-manifesto
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  • robus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:14 PM
    Excuse me for being a bit thick, but what are the obvious repercussions? :)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    Hm. Insulting. Making it personal. Giving orders. Being rude. Yes, BYE. You are done here. Please don't post in this thread again. If you wish to discuss this, please PM me, or another member of the moderating staff.
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  • Thateous's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    in that case orc 2 can catch the arrow
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