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  • Immoralkickass's Avatar
    Today, 03:14 AM
    I think too many people have the wrong idea of how a druid should behave. They are not the tree-hugging, animal-loving, urban-hating people that you would believe them to be. I am playing a druid, and i too have a pretty judgmental group of party members. There was once, our party was ambushed while asleep, but we manage to defeat the enemy, killing all but one, left alive for questioning....
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  • hawkeyefan's Avatar
    Today, 03:13 AM
    Iím just asking if itís possible for framing to limit player agency. I didnít want to give a specific example because I was speaking generally. Is it possible? If youíd like, we can use the example you gave of framing a scene where the PCs have been captured. The 5E adventure Out of the Abyss is a recent example of this. Now, I want to make it clear that I have no real problem with this kind...
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  • cbwjm's Avatar
    Today, 03:11 AM
    I did post one of mine. The hardest part might be for people to only post the class and name of the subclass. Mearls wants to go into creating these subclasses with no additional info or explanation of the subclass abilities.
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  • FrogReaver's Avatar
    Today, 03:07 AM
    A few questions. 1. What kind of warlock (as melee warlocks tend to be the most popular these days)? Also some warlocks can heal a bit now. 2. Have you considered a Druid that summons beasts and/or ShapeChanges? Provides melee support for the rogue while still providing good healing. A few considerations. 1. Swashbuckler rouges work great without other melee allies present. If this...
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  • Dannyalcatraz's Avatar
    Today, 02:56 AM
    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm:hmm:
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  • Enevhar Aldarion's Avatar
    Today, 02:56 AM
    I am curious. With all the good ideas people have posted here, did anyone actually go to the Facebook or Twitter post and add their ideas to the list to see if Mearls would want to work with it?
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  • FrogReaver's Avatar
    Today, 02:51 AM
    Combat: 1. Sharpshooter Social: 1. Lucky Exploration: 1. Observant (depends on DM though) Survivability:
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  • SkidAce's Avatar
    Today, 02:46 AM
    Depends on the setting. We had one campaign where it was EXACTLY that. Wizards and magical beings became gods. And Dark Sun did the sorcerer kings, with templars that worshipped them. (more or less).
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  • dave2008's Avatar
    Today, 02:44 AM
    I don't see it that way. When I look at a monster I see a stat block and then everything else is a suggestion (heck I even look at the stat block as a suggestion). Just because they are next to each other doesn't mean anything to me. For example: VGtM explained that beholders are created from the dreams of other beholders. However, I just made stats for a beholder hive mother and that is...
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  • FrogReaver's Avatar
    Today, 02:39 AM
    A well played open hands monk can easily cause much more damage than a well played fighter using two weapons (at least until the fighter reaches level 11+). Chance to hit matters for damage. Open hand monks excel at proning enemies and thus granting themselves and other melee allies advantage. Monks are beast and don't really need additional help. That said monks struggle to keep up with...
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  • Bacon Bits's Avatar
    Today, 02:32 AM
    I prefer flawed magic items to be the results of mistakes or errors or attempts to make magic items that do impossible things (even for magic), rather than malicious curses. Amulet of Heath -- This amulet appears to be made of toffee covered in milk chocolate. Because it is. The amulet is edible and contains four uses. The amulet otherwise behaves as though it were a Restorative Ointment,...
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  • Knightfall's Avatar
    Today, 02:31 AM
    Initiative Order (Round One) Soumral: 27 Belgeon: 16 Harrowblade #1: 10 Yin Hun: 9 -------- Silhouette (?): Thrak:
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  • Harzel's Avatar
    Today, 02:28 AM
    Arcana Domain 18 Forge Domain 19 Knowledge Domain 16 Life Domain 14 Light Domain 18 Tempest Domain 12 Trickery Domain 14 War Domain 15
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  • Zardnaar's Avatar
    Today, 02:26 AM
    http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?616424-In-Search-of-the-Unknown-The-BECMI-Chronicles-5E No one responded shrugs.
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  • Parmandur's Avatar
    Today, 02:22 AM
    Well, no, there's no point, but darn if it isn't fun for it's own sake! But, no, Undermountain ain't coming.
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  • Warmaster Horus's Avatar
    Today, 02:03 AM
    Paladins already have a cantrip. It's called Smite.
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  • Imaro's Avatar
    Today, 01:55 AM
    Go back to the original post. Two situations were compared and I asked the difference (if there was one) between the two... there was no point being made only a question being asked...
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  • DM Dave1's Avatar
    Today, 01:53 AM
    DM Dave1 replied to 5E Spell Cost
    Good stuff jasper! Thank you! The only minor quibble is that it is not in Excel for sorting purpose (what are the most/least expensive spells requiring costly components? What are the common ingredients between spells? what are the... yeah I guess that's pretty much it).
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  • Saeviomagy's Avatar
    Today, 01:50 AM
    Observant: "You gain a +5 bonus to check types that your DM won't use once he realises they are auto-successes for you You gain the ability to do something that a reasonable DM would allow without this feat".
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  • Dax Doomslayer's Avatar
    Today, 01:33 AM
    Iin RHoD, there is a Giant that the party potentially meets up with who gives aid vs. The Horde. I'm figuring that's a good jumping off point to SKT but I agree the lore part could be a bit tricky if I want to play up that Giants vs. Dragons (which is somewhat important in SKT). Maybe have those giants helping The Horde being deceived or just rogue giants doing whatever they feel due to the...
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  • Shayuri's Avatar
    Today, 01:29 AM
    Race: Fetchling Class/Level: Beguiler 14 Gender: Female Exp: Strength (STR) 10 (0) Dexterity (DEX) 22 (2) +2 racial, +2 lvl, +2 lvl, +4 personal enhancement Constitution (CON) 14 (0) +2 lvl, +2 lvl Intelligence (INT) 16 (2) +2 lvl, +2 lvl Wisdom (WIS) 12 (2) -2 racial, +2 personal enhancement
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  • RSnavley@woh.rr.com's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 AM
    I think Bless should be on the list since you need a vial of holy water to sprinkle when casting the spell.
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  • iserith's Avatar
    Today, 01:24 AM
    My Inspiration house rule: "Since I will not be able to keep track of 16+ individual personality traits, ideals, bonds, and flaws, it will be on you to claim Inspiration whenever you play these out. I will always assume you are making a good faith claim. So if you have a personality trait that says, for example, 'I idolize a particular hero of my faith, and constantly refer to that personís...
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  • DM Dave1's Avatar
    Today, 01:24 AM
    This has not happened in my experience, but I can see how it could potentially be abused at some tables. That said, I think double super strong with the emphasis on the second strong is a bit of an exaggeration. :) I've had players still fail rolls WITH the advantage granted by inspiration. I've also had a player break out inspiration just to overcome the deleterious effect of a level of...
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  • Ancalagon's Avatar
    Today, 01:19 AM
    Can you elaborate on the career classes? There was a system in the career compendium that did what I think you are talking about, but I am not certain... As far as the d6 vs d10, that is a valid point, but it helped reduce the impact of dwarven toughness and also armor, so that pushes in the other direction... Sent from my using EN World mobile app
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  • jessicaafm's Avatar
    Today, 01:16 AM
    Its still a bonus action so your 5th level sequence is right. You could use it on 2 or 4 but not both unless there is something I have missed that allows for 2 bonus actions per round. Of course, the rules are really suggestions for your DM, so its really up to their discretion.
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  • aramis erak's Avatar
    Today, 01:14 AM
    Or the worst. WFRP 2E did some good things, but it laid a bunch of bad ideas in - like d10's for damage reducing the righteous fury frequency, and thus making combats actually last longer - and it removed career classes, making it harder to pick a type and get to play it. And the magic system went away from spell points to "don't roll this number"... From a fan of WFRP 1st, it's got a lot of...
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  • JLant's Avatar
    Today, 01:13 AM
    Full Review to come
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  • JLant's Avatar
    Today, 01:11 AM
    JLant started a thread Veins of the Earth
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  • StormbringerAUS's Avatar
    Today, 01:07 AM
    In my campaign, I would allow any multi classing, however the player needs to provide a good back story to why this is happening (from my experience they are clever people and can usually justify this). Doing it just for meta gaming reasons I do not like (a one level dip then change to get the savings throws for instance) does not justify it and I would not allow it, however so far players have...
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  • Dax Doomslayer's Avatar
    Today, 01:05 AM
    Yeah - that's the one I was talking about. It did cause a big stir among my players but actually, they handled it relatively easily which was surprising.
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  • The Grassy Gnoll's Avatar
    Today, 01:04 AM
    Deck Chairs A set of six wooden cards that, when dealt face up on the floor, turn into carved wooden seats.
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  • schnee's Avatar
    Today, 01:02 AM
    Stopping these sorts of character ideas is such a loss. There are so many role play and plot opportunities a character like that gives you. Being torn between two masters, conflicts within themselves that can end us in awesome story hooks. It's too much to ask people to give up that sort of comforting rigidity though... oh well, your game.
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  • chaochou's Avatar
    Today, 12:54 AM
    Yes, I think this is fair. pemerton and I have discussed this, and our goals tend to converge although we use our own sets of techniques to get there. I don't think Pemerton would mind if I said his style was more traditional than mine. I know my style isn't the most hippy freeform going, but my games are quite improvisational, GM-reactive, and challenging for my players. I run games which...
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  • Riley37's Avatar
    Today, 12:49 AM
    "As the saying goes, you cannot serve two masters." I recognize that saying from one specific real-world religion. The one you were raised in, perhaps? Do all the gods in all D&D settings follow the teachings of that particular religion? The range of answers to this question, follows from the range of religious beliefs of the forum participants. Those who were raised in a religion and don't...
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  • gyor's Avatar
    Today, 12:45 AM
    I also hope they have that Asmodeaus worshipping Duergar with the beard quills.
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  • StormbringerAUS's Avatar
    Today, 12:43 AM
    Arcana Domain 18 Forge Domain 19 Knowledge Domain 18 - 2 = 16 Life Domain 16 Light Domain 18 Tempest Domain 11 + 1 = 12 Trickery Domain 13 War Domain 15
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  • Kobold Stew's Avatar
    Today, 12:43 AM
    hey team! How are we all? We seem to have lost momentum. I hope we're all still about. Do we still want to play?
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  • gyor's Avatar
    Today, 12:43 AM
    There are some different twists, such as the Halfling Pantheon, honestly I hope they also cover exceptions to the usual Halfling rule, such as Athas Halflings (Cannibals) and Ghostwise Halflings (telepathic Halflings) and that Book of Vile Darkness Evil Halfling race I forget their name. Also the history of Lurien, the Halfling nation on Faerun. Most D&D settings don't have Halfling nations...
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  • Scott DeWar's Avatar
    Today, 12:42 AM
    which one, that being reality or anime being too deep?
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  • schnee's Avatar
    Today, 12:42 AM
    The only way to find out if your DM is an antagonistic meta-gaming jerk is to try it.
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  • CapnZapp's Avatar
    Today, 12:34 AM
    Choose a patron that supports the combination. Fey lords and ladies, such as Oberon, for example. Or entities described both as gods and demon lords.
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  • Kobold Stew's Avatar
    Today, 12:32 AM
    Though she needed a proper scouring, from her point of view, that could wait until the welcome had been properly received from the old paladin. Miss Imogen had begun to greet Mr. Geddarm, and had introduced herself in a way of which Miss Prim would have approved. Treating his guest well would serve them well. She lost interest completely, however, on learning that he was a salesman. Or if not...
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  • Valmarius's Avatar
    Today, 12:32 AM
    It's hard to give examples for this because it's more of a philosophy. If all of the players trust each other not to put forth ideas in bad faith, then they have no reason to try and stop someone's suggestion. The idea is that you should first be looking for what is good about an idea, before stepping in and saying why it's bad. I think these kind of discussions often come up as a method of...
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  • The Grassy Gnoll's Avatar
    Today, 12:29 AM
    Yeah - I swapped the 2 dragon what the hell ending for one dragon (the one from Thundertree). EPIC battle. And at least somewhat connected to what went before, rather than, oh, by the way...
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  • Dax Doomslayer's Avatar
    Today, 12:26 AM
    Yeah, I've already bought all the books and re-bought them for Fantasy Grounds. I'm not going to do it again. In addition, needing to be on line becomes a problem too. I wonder what Forge is going to do on this. Definitely a sad day...
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  • Eltab's Avatar
    Today, 12:25 AM
    Look through these threads - "Enhancing Storm Kings Thunder", "Enhancing Hoard of the Dragon Queen" and "Enhancing Rise of Tiamat" - for ideas and commentary from people who have done exactly that. Just be ready to review 400+ posts each. HotDQ and RoT of course won't mention SKT until well back in the thread. Looking in from the outside: the concept might work better in a FLGS setting,...
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  • Kobold Boots's Avatar
    Today, 12:23 AM
    Perhaps, but it's only a problem if you allow it to be for your own game. So I fail to see why it has to be considered one.
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  • Lanefan's Avatar
    Today, 12:23 AM
    Where what I'm used to is that when reckless Character A says they're going to charge the door cautious Character B will either tell him to stop or reach out and grab him to prevent his charge. Character C would still probably dive for cover, though. :) The problem with the system you have is that (in this case) once Character A says he's charging you're all committed to supporting that...
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  • Charlaquin's Avatar
    Today, 12:20 AM
    To be fair, itís working for them. Fluff married to mechanics is what their core audience wants. Those of us who like to write our own fluff are the ones who tend to be most interested in discussing the game on forums, but we are the minority.
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  • Garthanos's Avatar
    Today, 12:16 AM
    Garthanos replied to Basic Four
    4e does have Bloodline feats and Dragonmarks which are also basically bloodlines...
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  • Mercule's Avatar
    Today, 12:15 AM
    You didn't know about them because they weren't presented as part of the rules. They were presented as setting material. The trend, now, is to include the setting material along side the rules. There's never been a complete divide, but they're very intermingled, now. Just looking at the new psionics rules from UA, Mearls seemed incapable of presenting psionics without telling us where it came...
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  • Quickleaf's Avatar
    Today, 12:15 AM
    The most immediate issue I see is that the force behind the goblinoid army in Red Hand of Doom is Tiamat. Having giants as part of that army would contrast with D&D lore about giants vs. dragons. Nothing wrong with doing your own thing, but I believe this bit of lore is relevant to a few parts of Storm King's Thunder. And the giants in SKT are very fractured, certainly not a unified fighting...
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  • Dannyboy7702's Avatar
    Today, 12:13 AM
    I agree with Conandar's assessment. D&D Beyond in my opinion is nothing more than another way for WotC to make more money off of the D&D Franchise, while at the same time introducing it into the digital age. While I own a good chunk of the 5th Edition books, I don't want shell out hundreds of dollars just to get digital versions of them. Hell, the digital versions cost just as much as the...
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  • AbdulAlhazred's Avatar
    Today, 12:12 AM
    OK, I'm going to retreat slightly from my statement that there's NOTHING different between pemerton and CHaochau in their positions. Pemerton doesn't have players introducing fiction de-novo. They have to play for it, whereas I believe chaochau allows for (at least in some games) players to introduce something, like the dragon example. So I BELIEVE Pemerton would always have the GM suggest the...
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  • Garthanos's Avatar
    Today, 12:09 AM
    Cu chulain had a chariot charge ability where he was able to attack everyone on every side of the moving chariot as it moved... ie a power that does exactly what you mention. and works fine while mounted of course.
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  • Dax Doomslayer's Avatar
    Today, 12:07 AM
    The Grassy Gnoll, When a Star Falls but I also love Night's Dark Terror....
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  • Eltab's Avatar
    Today, 12:07 AM
    To start with, you re-read the 5e section on Paladins: you are no longer bound to a certain alignment or a certain code of conduct. Paladins have more options (one of which sounds suspiciously like the 4e Avenger class: serial killer with a Divine OK) as to how they behave. But to a larger extent, that is the PC's problem, not the DM's problem, to find an answer. Persons who come up with...
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  • Lylandra's Avatar
    Today, 12:04 AM
    Note: Tinuviel did write Shalosha a lengthy letter where he tries to reach out for her conscience to not ally with some leader of a country prone to aggression and war. He basically said that Shahalesti will need her as a future queen as the Shahalesti look up to her and will loathe to see their shining princess to share bed and bloodline with a human ďenemyĒ. Plus Shaaladel will need to be...
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Today, 12:01 AM
    Peal of wheal. Wooden wheals the make a screaching sound when vehicle they are attached to first moves.
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  • jmucchiello's Avatar
    Today, 12:00 AM
    Just want to be sure we're covering both doors when we enter.
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:59 PM
    Take a trip to Skyrim using the free-flowing rules of Modos 2 to search ancient barrows, team up with friends to kill ancient dragons, and destroy entire town watches for the simple crime of kicking unruly chickens! The Dragonborn Light rules module adds a layer of Nordic hardiness to the base rules, allowing your character to survive and win epic battles. To use this module, you will...
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  • jmucchiello's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:58 PM
    When Veradda is not around, Darien asks the captain how long he's known Veradda. And ask how long this stone has been glowing with runes.
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  • dave2008's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:58 PM
    But those things are not tightly integrated into the rules! I played D&D for about 20 years before I found out about the Weave, Far Realm, and Blood War. It didn't affect my game at all then, and they don't affect my game now that I know they exist!
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  • FitzTheRuke's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:58 PM
    "Indeed, worthy Dellrak, a guide you will need." ventured Volo, "I have many in my acquaintance, and I'd be happy to suggest one. I have used their services myself to venture forth into these very jungles, preparing notes as I researched my latest book. Speaking of which, you may yourself benefit from a copy of Volo's Guide to Monsters. In it, I have put forth truths like the deep and ancient...
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  • Lanefan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:57 PM
    With the added pleasant side effect of putting the dragon-in-the-hills hook out there for later, if the player doesn't take it up right away. Here, were I the DM, instead of going straight to a roll I'd try to think of at least one more possible money-making option for the PC and lob it out there; maybe something like: DM: there's also been some rumblings of late that new information...
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  • Eltab's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:56 PM
    Arcana Domain 18 Forge Domain 19 Knowledge Domain 20 - 2 = 18 Life Domain 16 Light Domain 18 Tempest Domain 11 Trickery Domain 12 + 1 = 13 War Domain 15
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  • Garthanos's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54 PM
    That is how I was designing some Fighter, Barbarian and Rogue moves. I am not sure about why they vaguely tied the movement to a particular attack.. aside from another case where the game tries to enforce variety. However its still over come by the problem of specialization killing it as if you think about it with most people only using 1 at-will you just basically picked a build movement...
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  • Ath-kethin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:49 PM
    I handle it either of two ways: 1. let the player figure it out (I'm a fan of John Constantine style swindlers, using the powers of two entities and trying to talk their way out of it if the two learn about each other) or 2. Simply not using the optional multiclassing rules.
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  • Mistwell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:48 PM
    Yes, good idea. I'd be interested in your impressions of the adventures.
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  • AbdulAlhazred's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:44 PM
    If the GM only allows for certain scenes and/or outcomes REGARDLESS OF THE EXPRESSED DESIRE OF THE PLAYERS then its GM force. If all the players agree to address certain elements jointly, then no, its player agency. If some players get their way and others don't, then some mix of things is going on, but we can classify this as problematic and hope to improve on it. The key point is it isn't...
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