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    Today, 02:42 AM
    Donít call people who donít like the same things you do names, please. If the thread topic doesnít interest you, please find one that does.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 02:15 AM
    Here you go: "We're reaching out to let you know that Curse Media will be joining the Fandom team. We are excited for this new opportunity to grow and improve your favorite sites and services. So that you can keep enjoying Curse Media after the transition, we are asking for your consent to transfer your account terms and personal data associated with your account to Fandom to the extent...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 12:31 AM
    I thought it might be fun to compile a little list for folks to use when looking for festive material for their games. An adventure, stats for Santa, whatever -- if you know of something, put a link in here. Must be free!
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:48 PM
    My intention was that the planes in the Gyre are not anything the Ob are aware of. Those are planes that died decades or centuries ago, so for instance, Caeloon (which you have in your Arboretum proposal) or Iratha Ket or Teykfa (in your Minor Factions) would not be things they'd know of. You put in a ton of work here, and it looks good. I was worried in the original adventure 7 that we'd be...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:37 PM
    You may be right. It's just not something I've noticed.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    Unearthed Arcana is back with an article from WotC's Jeremy Crawford and Ben Petrisor called Sidekicks! "If youíve ever wanted an animal, a town guard, or another creature to join you on your adventures, this monthís Unearthed Arcana is for you. It gives you a straightforward way to turn a creature into your sidekick and have that companion level up with you."
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    Unearthed Arcana is back with an article from WotC's Jeremy Crawford and Ben Petrisor called Sidekicks! "If youíve ever wanted an animal, a town guard, or another creature to join you on your adventures, this monthís Unearthed Arcana is for you. It gives you a straightforward way to turn a creature into your sidekick and have that companion level up with you."
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:01 PM
    The Ob talks about how nice it would be to make omelets from free-range chickens, but when a couple chickens start pecking at each other, Nicodemus decides to hack off their beaks and throw them in cages. At the end of adventure 7, if the party reveals itself and asks to join the Ob, Nic would be suspicious.He doesn't really need their help, and he has little reason to trust them. If the PCs...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    I was going to say the same thing after the first post. In the DMG, surprise is measured as rolls on a d6; yet, some creatures in later books like Unearthed Arcana or Monster Manual 2 are surprised on a 3 in 8, or a 1 in 20! Not even a specific system uses consistent math with ITSELF. You roll a d20 for your weapon attacks, but percentile dice for brawling and wrestling - how do STR or DEX even...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:03 PM
    The post *STARTED WITH* a statement about subjectivity. And "in my opinion" was clearly present in the text. But, you want to ignore those, and tell me I was making general statements? No, thanks.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:53 PM
    Umbran replied to Betrayal Legacy
    A given session is in many ways similar to regular Betrayal - you are exploring a haunted house, you discover rooms as you go, and at some point the Haunt begins, and someone plays the role of the bad guys. All that is as you expect. There are two general ways campaign play is different: 1) Many of the game elements are hidden from you at start of play. You don't have full decks of...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:39 PM
    I grok. I just disagree with it as a selling point. So, we have a chair. It is gothic, dark wood with carving and inlays. When you look at it evokes a feeling, sure. But when you sit in it one leg is shorter than the other three, and the rest of the dining room is done in light tone country style. Do we still think this is an awesome chair?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:20 PM
    Hmmm. Iím thinking back. Itís happened a couple of times, but Iím sure itís not usually connected.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:24 PM
    WotC held a contest back in October to create art of a new monster, the prize being $5000, a visit to WotC, and their monster becoming a miniature. The winner has just been announced as Will Kalkanis, who created the monster below. There were also ten runners up which you can see in a slideshow over on SyFy.com. Thanks to Oryzarius for the scoop!
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:49 PM
    There is much that is subjective. For example, in the quote you give, "nothing ever feels like disconnected math, or like a square peg and a round hole. This makes the imagined scene feel richer and more immediate." I could disagree more, but it would require power tools. Since all those subsystems are disconnected, they all feel like disconnected math. They are not *nearly* so, "fits...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:04 PM
    This week on EN5ider, we have a new plug-in location. Deirdre's Ghost is a large vessel, sunk long ago. Recently, it has appeared on a rocky shore. This plug-in location includes a description, and plot hooks which include sinister academics, a rusted golem, a ghost, a sea hag, and some kraken eggs... by Ambrose Ingram; illustrated by Rachel Maduro. Recently on EN5ider: #245....
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:58 AM
    And there's the Latin-American huevos ahogados. Once folks learn you can poach eggs in a tomatoey sauce, they go all over the place.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 10:54 PM
    People are allowed to not like things you like. They're also allowed to say that. If you're not interested in this thread, there are many other threads to choose from.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 10:09 PM
    A few ghostbusting pieces of equipment I forgot I had sitting around.. Ecto Shield The Ecto Shield creates a spherical area that ghosts and other incorporeal creatures can't pass through. Powerful incorporeal creatures that manage to pass through take damage and are hindered. The Ecto Shield is a backpack unit with a reinforced emitter dish on the top, allowing it to be transported fairly...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 09:30 PM
    You are allowed to like what you like. There is no need to apologize for it. Yes, the world *is* going to move on. Sorry. At this point they are beyond the point of vinyl-CD changeover. The rest of the world has moved on to digital downloads. But, your turntable still works, and you can keep on playin' that way.
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 07:07 PM
    Whoa! Does that include all of Chris Perkins iomandra campaign articles?!?! Thatís cool
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 06:35 PM
    I don't think anything you just said is true.
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 05:56 PM
    I'm floored that they keep this going. I might have to try it just to see. Can new accounts be made? How much does it cost?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 04:51 PM
    Note that it's an app for the whole of DriveThruRPG, not just DM's Guild. Very useful.
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 04:07 PM
    I saw on DMSGuild a link to try out their new app! At first I thought it was android only but low here it is in the iOS app store. Note my affiliate id on the link. https://www.drivethrurpg.com/library_client.php?os=iPad&affiliate_id=182934 I downloaded it and set it up then signed in. Each entry has a download option and there is a global sync option as well. It's much more convenient...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 06:10 AM
    It was just May Porker - a scientist making a nuclear-powered hair dryer. She irradiated herself and in her delirium, bit the spider, who was transformed. She takes a role as his "aunt" after the fact. "This is astounding! Am I a spider with the limitations of a pig? Or a pig with the proportionate strength and agility of a spider? I've become something greater than either spider or pig......
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 05:48 AM
    Ah. Well, have no fear. There's no fat shaming going on here. Spider-Ham is there, I think, to make it abundantly clear that the multiverse can get kinda wacky.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 05:31 AM
    Nah, it's more like, "Audience, you're watching a movie that is a cartoon, but here is a character who is to these characters what a cartoon would be to us." Like, imagine if Bugs Bunny was in the next Deadpool movie. It's bloody bizarre, but it works, and it's not insulting anyone.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 05:10 AM
    Umbran started a thread Betrayal Legacy
    Yes, I'm aware that there's a board game forum, but it doesn't get many eyeballs... You want a good holiday gift for a game-playing friend? Find a copy of Betrayal Legacy, give it to someone, and ask really nicely to be allowed to play the campaign with them. This is "Betrayal at the House on the Hill", given the Legacy game treatment. It is perhaps not for those who are looking for a...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 05:09 AM
    I usually don't see movies twice in the theater. This could be an exception. :)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 05:07 AM
    This is quite thorougly unlike any other piece of superhero animation I have seen. Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham is an entirely canon thing. What about the character puts you off?
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 03:57 AM
    To be brief... ...This movie is AWESOME! It is, imho, among the top superhero films to date. And it is, I think, hands down the best *comic book* movie - and by this I mean a movie that's best at transferring over elements of the comic book medium to film. So, finally Sony got something right.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 12:54 AM
    Lord of the Rings has elves.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 16th December, 2018, 12:16 AM
    What it says in the title. Yes or no?
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 15th December, 2018, 09:16 PM
    Refitting older ships is not cheap.. particularly if not kept in good condition.. To make a battleship fly would require a lot of work... sure anti-grav/repulsor tech "could" make any old ship fly.. but they were not designed to 'float' on air. I'd say a dedicated design from the ground up for any flying boat designs is best, like the helicarrier from SHIELD, it's designed to fly and float. I...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 15th December, 2018, 08:46 PM
    Boarding Shield Boarding shields are large shields used during boarding and siege operations, allowing them to absorb incoming enemy fire. Using the same field generator as the smaller and newer combat shield, its larger size allowed for better protection in the tight confines of a starship or in bunkers, although its size can also be a hinderance to speed. Designed with a grove in the side to...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 15th December, 2018, 08:42 PM
    Space Marine Sniper Rifle The sniper rifle used by the Adeptus Astartes Space Marine Scouts is a heavy projectile weapon that is highly accurate and long ranged, fitted with a powerful telescopic sights. It fires a solid, powerful slug to delivery maximum kinetic energy on target. It can use rounds similar to those available to bolt weapons. Space Marine Sniper Rifle (PL5 Personal Firearms,...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 15th December, 2018, 08:19 PM
    I had an unusual breakfast sandwich this week. Two soft boiled eggs, avocado, Alpha Tolman cheese, shakshuka sauce, in pita bread. Outstanding.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 15th December, 2018, 07:18 PM
    Two levels of Adeptus Astartes Space Marine Scout NPC for your use.. Space Marine Scout Space Marine Scouts are the new recruits of a Space Marine Chapter who have advanced far enough in the early stages of their training and biological transformation to take part in battle with the rest of the Chapter. Given lighter armour and weapons than full Battle Brothers, they are used to range ahead...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 15th December, 2018, 05:09 PM
    Curious. How are they more dumb than the Rebels and Empire? Do you realize that Space Opera is not about tactical correctness? Interesting. I found that *more* credible. It isn't like villains are *all* going to be pillars of emotional strength. When your source of power is to engage anger, you don't expect people with anger control issues?
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 10:40 PM
    In every game I've played, even games with the Great Weapon Master Sharpshooter types running around, Rogues are among the top damage dealers in the party every time (not the top, but among the top, usually #2.) In my table experience, they don't need the extra damage. If they did, fighters would cease being played immediately, because then the rogue would have tons of damage evasion, high...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 09:12 PM
    Maybe he should be a Kensai Monk with a Warhammer as his favored weapon. (Because Maul is unavailable...) Seriously, that's a cool way to envision something for someone wanting to get into the game.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 08:16 PM
    In my head, Livia has not been granted power intentionally, but she basically rules lawyered herself some mojo by finding an obscure passage of how power can be delegated, and she got a superior (maybe the Viscount?) to sign some paperwork into which she'd slipped a document with some specific language. So yeah, 'exploit' in the sense of 'did so in a way unintended.' As for Lya, I don't...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 08:15 PM
    Variant Rules. Tons of all the craziest stuff they've been working in Unearthed Arcana, and then some, but with stronger playtesting, on things such as alternate skill systems, class feature swapping, Alchemists, Gunslingers, you name it. Basically , PF Unchained but for 5e. I either have or can make the settings, I just want some more varied crunch in order to make the setting mechanics fit...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 07:44 PM
    The largest was a 13-person group I played in during the early 3.0 D&D era -- I did not envy that poor DM. Largest group I've ever DMed for was maybe 8 people? It was a bit of a slog. Init tracker index cards helped immensely, it's why I still use that method to keep track of initiative at the table today. I don't see a problem with your house rules; if anything, the one about rolling init...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 06:58 PM
    Umbran replied to Rotating DMs?
    One variation of sharing GM responsibilities I read about recently, and is detailed here: http://arsludi.lamemage.com/index.php/78/grand-experiments-west-marches/
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 06:16 PM
    Well, luckily it can only mean the end of the D&D *name*. The OGL ensures that the game itself will live on, even if under a different name.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 05:41 PM
    Because they make more then than by selling it when it's less valuable?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 02:25 PM
    Morrus replied to Rotating DMs?
    I'm now thinking about a DM in the centre of a doughnut shaped table, slowly rotating while running the game.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 01:18 PM
    For Starfinder fans, there's now a Critical Hit Deck available. Each time you score a critical hit, you can draw a card to determine its effect beyond the usual double damage! "Do you want your critical hits to deal more than double damage? Want your arc rifle to have options beyond arcing to a new target? Think setting things on fire should be the beginning of what a flamethrower can...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 10:22 AM
    Most of the time I'd come up with some name I wanted to translate, and then I'd use Google Translate, and then fiddle around with some letters so it wasn't explicitly Spanish or Portuguese or Catalan or Latin.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 07:58 AM
    How many times did you actually say that building's name?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 04:18 AM
    Paizocon, the official convention of Paizo and all things Pathfinder, returns for itís 11th year from May 24-27 next year in Seattle, US. Badges are now available. Click on the image below! ĒSince the first event in 2008, PaizoCon is an annual celebration of Paizo games and community. Come hang out with other fans, the entire Paizo crew, and our special guests during a 4-day weekend...
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    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 04:11 AM
    Paizocon, the official convention of Paizo and all things Pathfinder, returns for itís 11th year from May 24-27 next year in Seattle, US. Badges are now available. Click on the image below! ĒSince the first event in 2008, PaizoCon is an annual celebration of Paizo games and community. Come hang out with other fans, the entire Paizo crew, and our special guests during a 4-day weekend...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 14th December, 2018, 12:28 AM
    Well, nothing in the history of the world has ever lasted forever. I suspect this edition will last longer than any previous ones, but 6E will one day be a big thing. Maybe the biggest thing!
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    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 11:51 PM
    Deborah Ann Woll, who you may remember from Daredevil and True Blood, is creating a weekly show for the corporation which owns Geek & Sundry and Nerdist. "Part procedural, part game, and part graphic adventure", it's based on D&D, with Deborah Ann Woll has both Dungeon Master and storyteller. Here's the full announcement, in all its glory: Daredevilís Deborah Ann Woll and Geek &...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 11:05 PM
    The title is exactly what it is meant to be. :)
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 10:51 PM
    Yep completely agree. Tool proficiencies are pretty silly in general.
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    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 10:29 PM
    The way spells are organized in the book....and of course the index. The fact that bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage is all spelled out but very rarely used. Considering how many things were dropped for a more rules lite approach, I am shocked this wasn't one of them.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 10:16 PM
    Possibly six. In the trailer, there's a thing with what looks a lot like bug-legs coming out of the ground. It doesn't seem to match the big four we know. Speculation is that it is Kumonga, a big spider-thing from the classic movies. And there's an odd shot of a hilltop moving. It isn't quite like what you'd expect from one of the other monsters appearing (and why would you give...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 09:56 PM
    To each their own -- still beats the 1970's "obese hairy-toed children" or the D&D5 Funko POP! halflings. :)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 09:28 PM
    The font size. Really. Getting old enough to *not quite* need bifocals makes the book really annoying in that tiny font. Especially because you aren't always playing int he best lit rooms...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 08:28 PM
    A good place to start is https://pathfinderwiki.com/wiki/Gnome While the PathfinderWiki is not maintained by Paizo, it does draw its material from official Paizo sources, so it's a good place to get a starting paraphrase of the existing world material, and it has a very extensive "references" section. I kind of like their description as "a wounded race."
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 07:00 PM
    Well, we see this new faction wantonly slaughter an entire village in the opening of the movie. And they are willing to destroy entire inhabited planets to get what they want. Dearie me, I don't know why it matters! I don't know why I should care that the heroes oppose them! Hint: it is because they are *bad guys*. We don't need to know the history to see that they're brutal, deadly,...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 05:34 PM
    robus Thatís awesome! I love the idea of people taking these and running with the ideas.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 01:08 PM
    NEW AZTLANíS annual celebration. A civilization of long-dead dinosaurs led by the dinosaur mummy lord MIQUIZTLICOATL plots to reclaim their lost lands from the ruins beneath the city. You'll fight velociraptor mummies riding ankylosaurus skeletons! You'll meet a zombie t-rex! Have dinner with a hall of undead dinosaur nobles! As promised, upon hitting 100 wonderful patrons, here's the...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 13th December, 2018, 04:47 AM
    Huh. Learn something new every day. Somehow, that detail slipped by me. Reading up, yes, was trained by Yoda, and then trained Qui-Gon Jin.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 10:40 PM
    Lots of personal developments. (And I had to browse back to remind myself about your B team folks.) Much appreciated.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 03:43 PM
    I feel these statements are contradictory. To me, I think the argument comes down to "is it ok for certain spells to be useful at some character levels, and to not be useful at other character levels?" I feel this is the case for several spells, and I think its completely ok. Afterall, all of the spellcasting classes have ways to swap out old spells (or in the wizard case just keep getting...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 03:36 PM
    In reality? A regular paycheck A decent meal And free time to spend with friends or pursue your own interests.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 03:33 PM
    For D&D, I think the largest I have GMed with is 10, if memory serves. For Paranoia, the largest I have GMed with is 15. For live action games, the largest I have GMed with is 35. For live action games, the largest I have played with is 80+
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 07:22 AM
    And apologies for my initial comment, which was too brusque.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 06:49 AM
    It's been so long I'd forgotten, but apparently we revised the text a bit between the original release and the Act One compilation. See below. "If the party manages to successfully cut all seven wires, the bomb is disarmed."
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 03:03 AM
    Literally not what I said. Read it again, please.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 02:13 AM
    I agree with those that feel that advantage is too big a bonus and too easy to get while flanking. It creates a weird dynamic where the DM is left trying to figure out how to ensure everybody doesn't always have advantage on all attacks.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 02:04 AM
    Eh. A link to an article which contains a link to a 2-month old article which refers to a tabloid article which predates the recent season. I'm happy to dismiss that one. :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 01:45 AM
    Even the kids who liked the prequels don't rank them as classics in the way we did the originals. When they're our age, they won't be reminiscing about the Star Wars prequels with rose-covered glasses in the way we do the OT. They'll be reminiscing about something, but it won't be the Star Wars prequels. Those three films never had that cultural zeitgeist.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 01:39 AM
    I've not heard that. Full season in 2020 is the current information, AFAIK. But I'm happy to be corrected (well, I'm not, as I don't want it to be a short season).
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 01:30 AM
    Hey, noldona, did any of that help? :)
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    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 12:14 AM
    Many people are fans of a Drizzt. I enjoyed the Homeland trilogy, and The Crystal Shard was a fun read. Author R.A. Salvatore shares this "Drizzt Conception Story", which is the foreword of The Dark Elf Trilogy of 1998. Larry Elmore's depiction from the cover of The Crystal Shard "Here's a bit of an FAQ for you...people ask me all the time where Drizzt came from. Was he a character in...
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    Wednesday, 12th December, 2018, 12:07 AM
    Blimey. 9 is the largest I've run for, and that was not easy One bonus of a big group is that cancellations don't affect it so much. We tend to have missing players just disappear for the session. You do sound very.... strict. I'm not sure I'd personally enjoy a session that strict so much, but of course each to their own. :)
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Tuesday, 11th December, 2018

  • 04:40 AM - Hussar mentioned Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    ...ery real science. Postulating completely unverifiable elements to make your equations work is not good science. Now, at the moment, it's the best we've got, so, there's that. In any case, I was trying to be a bit tongue in cheek and poking a bit of fun at astronomers. But, I would point out, "isn't really science" is not what I said. What I said was that astronomy gets a bit more latitude than other sciences when it comes time to actually prove their hypotheses. Being able to make up stuff just so your equations work doesn't work in other sciences. And, unfortunately, people who get into sciences can be just as dogmatic as anyone else. I mean, you're apparently absolutely sure that your model of the universe is correct despite the fact that it hasn't actually been proven and remains largely theoretical. I mean, heck, NASA says you're wrong: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/review/dr-marc-space/dark-sky.html I'm a little more comfortable believing NASA than you, Morrus.

Monday, 10th December, 2018

  • 11:54 PM - Hussar mentioned Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    I don't know if this is a sad though but if its 1 light year or 100 right now functionally its the same thing in terms of interstellar travel. Its to far for us. Morrus theres a lot of things that scientists are still fuzzy on. For example is space infinite. Another one is the Big Bang Theory. OK there is a big ball of mass, energy or whatever and it explodes 13 billion years ago. Who or what created it? How did it get their to explode in the 1st place? Would that who or what in effect be God? Note I am not religious was just wondering. I thought the "is space infinite" question was largely resolved. If space was truly infinite, then the night sky would be solid white with stars. In an infinite universe, you would have infinite stars, therefore, from our point of view, there would be almost no space between the stars in the night sky. At least, that's the way it was explained to me. But, Morrus, I'm certainly no anti-scientist campaigner. Just pointing out that in one branch of science, the rules get... err... relaxed somewhat.

Sunday, 9th December, 2018

  • 11:48 PM - Hussar mentioned Morrus in post How would you design one page adventures?
    That looks like great fun Morrus. Cool beans. Just as a thought though, would it not be easier to make the map mostly the full size of the page and then include the text of the encounters right in the rooms? Would seem like a more efficient use of space. And, just a nitpick, you forgot to label area 1 - the Entrance.

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Monday, 3rd December, 2018

  • 06:02 PM - robus mentioned Morrus in post One Page Adventure: The Business of Emotion
    Morrus- the third one seems much too big in scope for a one page adventure IMHO, this is getting to the point where the DM is going to either have to do a lot of planning (to flesh out the city in their mind enough to be comfortable running the adventure) or have to be really quick on their feet. Either way this looks really intimidating, and, while there are stat blocks, it reminds me of the encounter book (I mentioned earlier) that I had hopes for but couldnít use because the barrier to running was too high. Going back to my earlier post, I think these 1 pagers should have a focus on either social interaction (the balance has been upset, a murder, a disappearance, etc) or an exploration with combats providing challenge where necessary. The third adventure lacks this focus and is too big in scope IMHO.
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Friday, 30th November, 2018

  • 07:22 PM - robus mentioned Morrus in post How would you design one page adventures?
    Morrus, if I can offer a suggestion: please indicate (where applicable) what challenge level each encounter is expected to present. Easy, Medium, Hard or Deadly. This really helps people who need to recalibrate to suit their groups (and means it doesn't have to be reverse engineered!) It can just be a single character at the end of the encounter title.
  • 03:48 AM - darkbard mentioned Morrus in post Desktop site on Chrome for Android
    Hunh. Turns out there is a toggle switch at the bottom of the page that I didn't see previously that switches to desktop mode via the site itself rather than via Chrome's toggle. Problem solved! (Do note, Morrus, that the interface is slightly different depending on how desktop mode is applied.)
  • 01:43 AM - robus mentioned Morrus in post How would you design one page adventures?
    Morrus, thatís good and certainly runnable as is. If we think about this in terms of the pillars then the best format is determined by whether exploration or social interaction is the leading pillar (combat always being involved in some form or other). Your distillation is perfectly good for a social interaction driven adventure. Some NPC has upset the general order and the PCs have to put things right. The were-rat adventure described earlier would also fall into this category. For an exploration driven adventure, such as a dungeon, castle, cave system, a map has to lead the way and then the interesting locations within the structure are called out in labels around the map. Here treasure is commonly the motivator. Just choose the right format for your 1-page adventure and youíre set.

Thursday, 29th November, 2018

  • 04:37 AM - robus mentioned Morrus in post How would you design one page adventures?
    @Sadras Iíd call that an encounter rather than adventure. For these kind of things youíve really got to empower the DM to fill in the blanks rather than provide the full details. So for your Wererat adventure you should provide the motivation and situation for the were-rat girl. And let the DM fill in the blanks. So Iíd say: The girl has fallen in love with the son of the inn-keeper and taken a position there despite really being betrothed to the son of the chief of the were-rat tribe nearby. A search party has been hunting for her and tracks her down to the inn. If the PCs choose to intervene then adventure is helping her to resolve her conflict. I donít think it needs much more than that. Names and relationships of the primary NPCs, some ancillary monster references (some guardians to the lair, perhaps some mutant ďboss ratĒ, the location (and numbers) of the were-rat lair etc, etc). As noted above, go for more theater of mind. Itís more A-Team adventure of the week stuff... @Morrus I imagine youíve seen this? Eureka: 501 Adventure Plots to Inspire Game Masters, EGP42001 https://www.amazon.com/dp/0615321860/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_U51.BbHA9A5PW While I found it disappointing because the adventures were too vague/big, I think that something similar (but more tightly focused) would be good.

Tuesday, 20th November, 2018

  • 02:22 AM - darjr mentioned Morrus in post Ravnica and the DMGuild...
    Itís open Tomorrow Nov 20th! Morrus https://twitter.com/dms_guild/status/1064688359258423296?s=21
  • 12:14 AM - CleverNickName mentioned Morrus in post Help, My players donít know how to play.
    ...en if the game has been at a standstill for twenty excruciating minutes. Be gentle about it, and be encouraging, but you gotta be firm. You have to drive the point home that learning (and using) the rules is non-negotiable, for all players. I hope it doesn't come to that, because when people get frustrated their tempers get short, and things can get heated quickly. Be ready to calm people down, remind them it's a game and everyone is there to have fun, maybe call a break every now and then. The last thing you can do is adapt your game. Maybe those four players aren't looking for a strict, by-the-rules style of game. Perhaps they are more interested in a looser, storytelling kind of experience. The rules should support the framework of the story, not the other way around, so if all the focus and detail on the rules is tripping up two-thirds of your players, maybe you should get rid of some of the rules. EDIT: I was a little more short than I should have been earlier. Morrus is right: people play this game for any number of reasons, and there is no "wrong" way to play it. The point is to have fun, always.

Monday, 19th November, 2018

  • 05:54 PM - Tormyr mentioned Morrus in post [WotBS] 5ed. still a thing?
    First, please allow me to say "Awesome job with WotBS". I recently learned about this adventure when a group of players approached me to be their DM for the series. I'm planning on running 5e, BTW. I read the Player's Guide and the Campaign Guide, and the first adventure. Top Notch! I was mildly surprised to see/learn the 3.5e and 4e versions. Our first session will be 9 Dec. I went ahead and purchased all the 5e content from DriveThruRPG. My question: What's the best way to keep abreast of latest releases? Welcome! I am happy to hear that you are enjoying my adaptation of this amazing campaign saga to 5e. The 5e version primarily adapts the 3.5 version while incorporating some of the 4e content where it builds on the core story while doing things in as "5e a way as possible". I am wrapping up the finishing touches on the fourth adventure, and it should be out in the next day or so. :) Each adventure's release will be announced on this website as well as @ancrisit and Morrus on twitter. You can also go to one of the book's pages and click the "follow your favorites" link on the left which will send you an email whenever anything is released. https://www.rpgnow.com/product/242808/War-of-the-Burning-Sky-5E-1-The-Scouring-of-Gate-Pass If you are enjoying it, please consider leaving a rating or review for the adventures and guides. Thanks!

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  • 09:12 AM - pemerton mentioned Morrus in post [Poll] Vote For The Top 10 Horror RPGs!
    Morrus Cthulhu Dark - thematically and trope-wise it's CoC, but with a much better (and lighter - the name is a play on words) system. There's also a free PDF version available. The whole system in 3 columns of text.

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  • 04:49 AM - doctorbadwolf quoted Morrus in post D&D Beyond teams up with Wikia (Fandom)
    Because they make more then than by selling it when it's less valuable? And even more by keeping a profitable company under their umbrella. Probably, this move was something Curse wanted, and twitch/amazon just didn't care as long as the price was reasonable. Well, that's odd. I only got a Twitch account to be able to log into DDB. I wonder how long until the security/admin stuff changes. Won't change your twitch integration, according to the stream linked in the OP. Twitch will remain linked to DDB, and you can still use your twitch login to authenticate your DDB access, or you will be able to use other authentication avenues like google or facebook.

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  • 03:45 PM - Piratecat quoted Morrus in post Check Out The Cover of Swords of the Serpentine From Pelgrane
    Iíve played a session of Timewatch at a convention. Iím assuming this is a fantasy version of that? Same core ruleset? Rules start from the same base, but how they're implemented is quite different. There's a bunch of shared abilities -- how you interact with others -- and then each class has 4 unique investigative abilities that really power what they can do as heroes. You can even mix and match those, if you don't mind trading a little bit of power for flexibility. Doing that helps you create exactly the hero you want. For instance, young Conan would have abilities from both Thief and Warrior, while Conan at his peak would be all Warrior. I spent a lot of time making combat feel both fun, powerful, and cinematic. No one wants to attack their foe and have no choice other than plinking them for 1 point of damage. And then I have a new system for manipulating and drawing on political allegiances, so you can affect the world around you as well.

Friday, 14th December, 2018

  • 07:51 PM - OverlordOcelot quoted Morrus in post Here's The Drizzt Do'Urden Conception Story
    The title is exactly what it is meant to be. :) When I read the title, my first thought was 'I had no idea published Forgotten Realms fiction had turned to erotica", so I agree that it's a great title.
  • 06:47 PM - akr71 quoted Morrus in post Rotating DMs?
    I'm now thinking about a DM in the centre of a doughnut shaped table, slowly rotating while running the game. Me too, which made me concerned. I occasionally suffer from vertigo and generally don't deal very will with dizziness. More seriously, my game group has a rotating DM chair - sort of. It is mostly me, but another of our players has DM'd for a few sessions and likely will again in the near future. My wife has also DM'd a one-shot for this group, and would like to do something a little longer next time. Planning and communication. The outgoing and incoming DM need to share a bit of info on the end point and start point so that the flow doesn't seem too disjointed. If it is a casual group and you just want to hand-wave it, then that works too. We've had a couple casual discussions about Dungeon of the Mad Mage since each level of the dungeon is supposed to be fairly self contained. It gives us a city as a base of operations and lots of dungeon to play with. The honor sys...
  • 05:43 PM - CydKnight quoted Morrus in post Why 5E may be the last edition of D&D
    Well, nothing in the history of the world has ever lasted forever. I suspect this edition will last longer than any previous ones, but 6E will one day be a big thing. Maybe the biggest thing!At the risk of being overly contrarian for contrarian's sake, I would amend this statement to "nothing in the history of the universe has ever lasted forever". Also, the inevitable end of 5E doesn't necessarily mean there will be a "6E" or any other new edition. It may mean the end of D&D (gasp!).
  • 03:54 PM - Oofta quoted Morrus in post Rotating DMs?
    I'm now thinking about a DM in the centre of a doughnut shaped table, slowly rotating while running the game. That would be awesome! Have a giant lazy susan the DM can control via foot pedals so they could be face whatever direction they want!
  • 07:10 AM - doctorbadwolf quoted Morrus in post Why 5E may be the last edition of D&D
    Well, nothing in the history of the world has ever lasted forever. I suspect this edition will last longer than any previous ones, but 6E will one day be a big thing. Maybe the biggest thing! I doubt it. I think 6e will be a relatively small thing, more in line with something like The One Ring 2nd Edition. The same game, cleaned up, some lessons learned, minor changes, math changed where they learned too late that they'd biffed an equation, etc. I doubt that even what subclasses are in the PHB will be changed much. I'd expect stuff like Four Elements Monk getting a rebalance, maybe Ranger, at most, would get a real overhaul. That's the most drastic change I'd expect to see. You'll be able to play a 5e Fey Warlock in a 6e game. It will probably come in a gorgeous boxed set, though. I'd love a book for 5e like 4e's Rules Compendium, and I wouldn't be surprised if such a thing came out with "6e". its just been 4 years. I think they will start thinking seriously about 6e in the next coupl...

Wednesday, 12th December, 2018

  • 06:02 PM - Egg Embry quoted Morrus in post RPG Crowdfunding News 125 Ė Torg Eternity Ė The Nile Empire, The Adventurerís Prayer, Vindeon, Tegel Manor, Lost Hall of Tyr, The Vagabondís Cyclopedia, and more
    That also makes it super easy for us when we play Our Favourite Game In All The World: Guess The Kickstarter From Just The Name each week on the podcast. :) Well, that does make it my favorite podcast! :-) https://morrus.podbean.com
  • 05:47 PM - Egg Embry quoted Morrus in post RPG Crowdfunding News 125 Ė Torg Eternity Ė The Nile Empire, The Adventurerís Prayer, Vindeon, Tegel Manor, Lost Hall of Tyr, The Vagabondís Cyclopedia, and more
    I like that idea, but I don't think that phrasing is easy to parse. I wonder if it's better just to put it in your own words? Maybe something like: MOST POPULAR PLEDGE: $65 for two hardcover core rulebooks Perfect! David, Barantor, thank you for suggesting this. I think that'll be a great addition. :-) Morrus, thank you for the formatting, it's a clearer vision. :-)
  • 04:22 PM - WaterRabbit quoted Morrus in post Flanking - Do you use it, and if so how?
    I agree with those that feel that advantage is too big a bonus and too easy to get while flanking. It creates a weird dynamic where the DM is left trying to figure out how to ensure everybody doesn't always have advantage on all attacks. I just don't understand this. It literally has never come up in over a year of playing with this rule. We started as a group with it and as the DM I have never had to try and figure this out. It just isn't an issue. I think most people forget that to flank using this rule the flankers have to be exactly opposite from each other. That means one of those characters is going to be more exposed to an enemy with the commensurate increase in risk. As the DM, there are much more difficult problems than this. Making sure that you don't over coordinate the opposition forces to an unfair advantage against the party. As the DM you have perfect knowledge of where every combatant is located which means it is very easy to out maneuver the party if you aren't...
  • 10:48 AM - Zardnaar quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    You wonít like it. And hows that?
  • 10:03 AM - delericho quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    Even the kids who liked the prequels don't rank them as classics in the way we did the originals. When they're our age, they won't be reminiscing about the Star Wars prequels with rose-covered glasses in the way we do the OT. They'll be reminiscing about something, but it won't be the Star Wars prequels. Those three films never had that cultural zeitgeist. My guess for that "something else" would be Harry Potter - the first film in that series hit in 2001, between TPM and AotC. Of course, JKR is now running into trouble with her own set of prequels. Maybe in twenty years Disney will buy that IP, too?
  • 05:02 AM - Jester David quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    Literally not what I said. Read it again, please. at The author or the first link ranks Revenge of the Sith as their favourite, I do think that in 20 years the 25yo who were introduced to Star Wars via the prequels might view them with the same nostalgia. And right now they might well enjoy those films like I enjoyed A New Hope prior to the prequels. Because ANH isn't that good. Not on paper. It has terrible dialogue, poor pacing, flat characters, and is tropey as :):):):). It uses plots from radio and film serials that were already three decades old that point. It's good largely because or nostalgia. And you can see how well Star Wars does in places with out that nostalgia by looking at China, where it is crushed at the box office.
  • 02:27 AM - MoonSong quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    Even the kids who liked the prequels don't rank them as classics in the way we did the originals. When they're our age, they won't be reminiscing about the Star Wars prequels with rose-covered glasses in the way we do the OT. They'll be reminiscing about something, but it won't be the Star Wars prequels. Those three films never had that cultural zeitgeist. I'm a child of the nineties. I look fondly towards stuff like Friends, Seinfield, Sky Dancers, the Dreamstone, and the like. Granted, I'm not that fond of the prequels, but being that fond of Star Wars after the 80's is not really feasible. The OT was groundbreaking and highly influential, but that is the problem, everything made after the OT is heavily influenced by it, where once it was a fresh new thing, it barely stands apart by now. By the time the original trilogy was re-released in the mid nineties, I had been bombarded by countless parodies, shot outs and homages of it to really care. -And lets not go into the empire strikes...
  • 01:58 AM - Scott DeWar quoted Morrus in post Super Hero TV shows
    Please, no show bashing, lest ye mods of Mount Olympus throw down the YE GREAT AND TERRIBLE hammer of banning upon thy cranium. No spoilers for the Elseworlds crossover please. This isnít a spoiler thread. It doesnít show here for a couple of weeks. You can start a new thread for that. :) A reiteration of the rules of this thread, for posterity.
  • 01:57 AM - Jester David quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    Even the kids who liked the prequels don't rank them as classics in the way we did the originals. When they're our age, they won't be reminiscing about the Star Wars prequels with rose-covered glasses in the way we do the OT. They'll be reminiscing about something, but it won't be the Star Wars prequels. Those three films never had that cultural zeitgeist. Fans of the prequels very much do exist: https://www.digitaltrends.com/features/star-wars-youre-all-crazy/ https://www.reddit.com/r/StarWars/comments/4qhrq7/i_like_the_prequels_more_than_the_original/ https://metro.co.uk/2017/05/18/why-the-star-wars-prequels-are-much-better-than-everyone-thinks-6605636/ https://www.thedailybeast.com/actually-the-star-wars-prequels-dont-suck https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2015/12/02/star-wars-prequel-trilogy-defense/76628934/ https://screenrant.com/star-wars-prequel-trilogy-good-popular-underrated/

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018

  • 11:52 PM - Aeson quoted Morrus in post Super Hero TV shows
    No spoilers for the Elseworlds crossover please. This isnít a spoiler thread. It doesnít show here for a couple of weeks. You can start a new thread for that. :) Got it, el jefe. I didn't think I gave anything away in my post. I'll keep it in mind for the future.
  • 09:44 PM - Hussar quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    That does not contradict anything I said. What a weirdly aggressive thing to say. Huh? You just got through telling me that the universe is infinite. That link directly contradicts that. I'm confused.
  • 09:12 PM - MarkB quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    Presumably then they were that when she arrived? Her actions didnít have anything to do with it? Her actions in the season premiere put Tim Shaw into the position of being able to kill planets, and provided him the motivation to do so.


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Pathfinder 2nd Edition Iconic Pregenerated Characters
Courtesy of Paizo, here are the six pregenerated players character for Pathfinder 2E in PDF format!

Ezren, Human Wizard
Merisiel, Elf Rogue
Seelah, Human Paladin
Valeros, Human Fighter
Kyra, Human Cleric
Fumbus, Goblin Alchemist
5146 +2 1 Sunday, 22nd July, 2018, 12:48 AM Sunday, 22nd July, 2018, 01:23 AM
Adventures in Middle Earth 5E Journey Cheat Sheet
Just a quick one-page home-made sheet summarising the journey process.
220 0 1 Thursday, 22nd February, 2018, 08:18 PM Thursday, 22nd February, 2018, 08:18 PM
ZEITGEIST #13: Avatar of Revolution (Pathfinder RPG & 4E)
Welcome to the thirteenth and final adventure in the ZEITGEIST adventure path!



Finale and Free Will


The mastermind Nicodemus tried to foster enlightenment and empathy, to create the best of all possible worlds. After centuries of pursuing his gr...
14 0 2 Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018, 01:23 PM Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018, 01:23 PM
WOIN Super Quick NPC Stats
Need an NPC quickly, no statblocks available, not too much detail required? Simply use this table for base statistics at each Max Dice Pool.

Also includes examples of each from 5d6 to 12d6, divided into pre-calculated archetypes - brute, expert, ma...
134 -1 1 Thursday, 8th June, 2017, 06:35 PM Saturday, 10th June, 2017, 04:19 PM
Captain Wrigley's Starship Emporium
A selection of ships suitable as starter ships - small freighters, transports, etc. along with rules for reducing the price for used ships and ship quirks.
255 0 1 Thursday, 23rd February, 2017, 08:17 PM Friday, 10th March, 2017, 01:41 PM
WEG d6 - WOIN Equipment Conversion Guide
This simple guide allows you to convert WEG d6 weapons (from games such as Star Wars RPG) to WOIN, enabling you to use all WEG Star Wars equipment resource books in your game. There are various official and unofficial books around on the web. The ite...
175 0 1 Wednesday, 28th December, 2016, 07:10 PM Wednesday, 28th December, 2016, 07:10 PM
Darth Vader
It had to be done. WOIN stats for everybody's favourite Sith Lord and movie villain.
266 0 1 Saturday, 24th December, 2016, 01:36 PM Saturday, 24th December, 2016, 08:57 PM
Ogron All-Master Class X Warship
As featured in the upcoming EONS adventure The Last Survivor. This warship is a customised version, with some of the weaponry etc. switched out to convert it to a slaver ship. It still retains a couple of nasty concussion missiles, though.
76 0 1 Monday, 7th November, 2016, 03:33 PM Monday, 7th November, 2016, 05:04 PM
8 Alien Races: Fan Content Entries
These eight new races for NEW (and other sci-fi WOIN games) are the entries in the alien race contest. They are presented here as written. (Note -- I didn't write these, and can't take any credit - I just uploaded them!)
401 0 1 Sunday, 23rd October, 2016, 03:24 PM Tuesday, 25th October, 2016, 11:41 AM
d20 Modern - WOIN Conversion Guide
This allows you to quickly and easily convert d20 Modern (and d20 Future) weapons and equipment to the WOIN system.
252 0 1 Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 05:22 PM Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 05:22 PM
FASA-WOIN Starship Conversion Guide
FASAís Ship Recognition Manuals for the 1980s Star Trek line of products contain hundreds of ships. Many of these stat blocks are archived (and expanded upon with new ships for later shows) on the web. This short guide describes how to convert a FAS...
197 0 1 Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 11:01 AM Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 11:03 AM
Traveller-WOIN Starship Conversion Guide
Use this guide to quickly convert a Traveller starship for use in WOIN.

Note that this has been superseded by the Small Ships article - EONS # 54. Therefore, the hull sizes have changed. Instead of scaling small ships down to undersized ships, the f...
181 0 1 Tuesday, 18th October, 2016, 03:01 PM Sunday, 21st May, 2017, 01:00 PM
Traveller-WOIN Conversion Guide
The guide provides rules for converting Traveller (2008 and 2016) weapons to WOIN. You will need the appropriate source material for item descriptions, etc.
165 0 1 Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:11 PM Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:26 PM
RESOLVE
The optional RESOLVE rules for sanity and social combat for the WOIN roleplaying game system.
116 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 07:16 PM Saturday, 8th October, 2016, 01:38 PM
N.E.W. Character Sheet
This is the official NEW character sheet.
190 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 07:15 PM Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:14 PM
WOIN Style Guide
This short document describes some of the basic rules of writing an article or product for a WOIN game.
323 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 03:11 PM Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 05:23 PM
Starship Sizes: Fighters & Titans
I was writing this for EONS magazine, but it turned out I only needed one page and that does not an EONS article make. So here it is for free!

This is just a draft; I have NOT playtested this. It is designed to accommodate different assumptions in s...
243 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 01:04 PM Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:15 PM
d20-WOIN conversion guide
Take a d20 (3.x, Pathfinder, etc.) stat block and run through the steps to convert to a WOIN stat block. It's draft; it undoubtedly needs tweaking, but it's a decent start, I think. I'd very much appreciate it if folks would test it with various d20/...
241 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 01:01 PM Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:11 PM
ZEITGEIST #12: The Grinding Gears of Heaven (Pathfinder RPG & 4E)
Welcome to the twelfth and penultimate adventure in the ZEITGEIST adventure path!

The End Has Already Begun

Things are falling apart. An attempt by the Obscurati conspiracy to create a more perfect world was sabotaged, and the world is descending i...
141 0 2 Monday, 22nd February, 2016, 12:29 PM Monday, 22nd February, 2016, 12:30 PM
ZEITGEIST #11: Gorged on Ruins (Pathfinder RPG & 4E)
Welcome to the eleventh adventure in the ZEITGEIST adventure path!

The World is Falling Apart

After the stars fell and the sun vanished, a new world order arose, controlled by a group known as the Obscurati. Now four nations are poised to assault ...
92 0 2 Thursday, 22nd October, 2015, 12:08 AM Tuesday, 8th December, 2015, 06:07 PM

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