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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Today, 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
    Today, 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
    Today, 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
    Today, 07:22 AM
    And apologies for my initial comment, which was too brusque.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Today, 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
    Today, 03:03 AM
    Literally not what I said. Read it again, please.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 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
    Today, 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
    Today, 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
    Today, 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
    Today, 01:30 AM
    Hey, noldona, did any of that help? :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 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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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 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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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:54 PM
    It's magic elemental acid from the Plane of Earth. :) (I was a chemistry major once, so I can appreciate 'getting creative' with D&D physics, but it's usually best not to think about it too hard or the other players or DM's heads might explode... ) Give me an immovable rod, a decanter of endless water, and a portable hole, and I shall DESTROY ALL SPACE AND TIME!!!
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:25 PM
    I once saw my group take down a Young Red Dragon with a sleep spell. He had been flying and breath-dive-bombing them, and they had managed to knock him down to about 60 hit points. In desperation, the party wizard readied a level 3 sleep spell for the next pass, and rolled 60+ on 9d8. Dragon fell 60 feet to the ground, took damage, and the fighter and rogue took him the rest of the way. While I...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:27 PM
    WIkipedia or not, I'd say... dark side user that had Jedi training. In the movie canon, Darth Vader was Sith *and* Dark Jedi. Darth Maul, Palpatine/Darth Sidious, and Count Dooku/Darth Tyranus were Sith, but had no known Jedi training, IIRC. They are *not* referred to as Dark Jedi in the movie canon, or anywhere else, IIRC. Snoke was not referred to as "Darth". We have an actor's word...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:24 PM
    Or ask as part of the conversation, like normal people do. Thereís nothing wrong with asking a question during a conversation. Snark not required.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:20 PM
    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. :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:06 PM
    No I didnít. Read it again.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    I look at the sleep spell as a good example. At low levels itís an amazing spell. At high levels itís garbage. Does that make sleep a bad spell, absolutely not. It simply has its time in the sun...and then casters are wise to swap it out later on in their careers. The first level damage spells are no different. Very good at early levels. At high levels as cantrips scale, they are swapped...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:29 PM
    Itís all on Tim Shaw. He is solely responsible for his choices and actions. There is no way that anybody else has any culpability for his evil acts.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:27 PM
    You wonít like it.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:23 PM
    The lack of regen is what opens up some of these ďsillyĒ examples. Give it even 10 regen and itís a much scarier threat
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:44 PM
    Presumably then they were that when she arrived? Her actions didnít have anything to do with it?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:35 PM
    The five planets were saved and returned home. That was that while wiring the TARDIS into the telepathic aliens thing.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:21 PM
    Something tells me Drunks & Dragons must have tweeted something today.... :)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:13 PM
    "Real dark ages punishments"? Um. It is called Dungeons and Dragons. It isn't like the real world dungeons were filled with monsters, you know. They had prisoners. Now, the violations that'd end you up in a dungeon may have been different than what we'd imprison a person for today, but let us not act like dungeons weren't there. Prisons, in some form or antoher, have been with us since...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:08 PM
    Could be. But they are toning down the bombast about how epic the Doctor is. My bet is still a Dalek -- I'd bet they want to intrude Daleks in a scary way for a new generation of kids who are watching for the first time.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:43 PM
    Pendragon, the Arthurian game of chivalric knights, created by the recently passed Greg Stafford, was originally released in 1985. Over the years there have been various editions, and the game has been owned by Chaosium, Green Knight Publishing, White Wolf Publishing, and Nocturnal Media. Now it's returning to Chaosium, it's original publisher. Greg Stafford died this year. He considered...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:28 PM
    So in retrospect, I think Capaldi's last two years were better than Whitaker's first, but this was better than Capaldi's first. I think overall for me, this series was enjoyable, but never wowed me. Still appointment viewing for me. New Year's Special -- the DNA of the most dangers creature in the universe, eh? Gotta be a Dalek, right? Then that's it until 2020. Ugh. Another year off.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:44 AM
    Not necessarily. As a fraction of their total life, sure, it isn't much. They won't be as concerned about the effective loss of life wasted in prison. But that is largely an intellectual measure. It isn't like, in their personal experience, a minute flashes by in what to us is a subjective second. They still *live* and *experience* all the incarcerated time. And, let us not pretend...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:22 AM
    That pretty much is a campaign setting book. It has races and places and organisations and history and planes and religions and all that stuff. We just call it a Playerís Guide instead.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:03 AM
    A few WH40K items.. I've got the start on Scout (two levels of difficulty) and Marine (two levels of difficulty) basic NPCs.. Scout Armour Scout armour is a type of carapace armour, made of overlapping plates over a ballistic fabric body glove, providing good protection without reducing the wearer's movements, and being much quieter and less cumbersome than power armour. Although not...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:17 AM
    Thereís the Playerís Guide (for players) and the Campaign Guide (for GMs/DMs).
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:30 AM
    Hmm... I'll look into those.. I'm avoiding heavy railguns on the mammoth as that'll make it a Mammoth 3 from later games.. but an AA unit is an interesting idea. I might make one with some 'lighter' energy weapons (heavy ion style weapon would be good for anti-mech and if a heavy stun setting could be used for anti-Kaiju or other large creatures)..
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 10:41 PM
    Not sure where you might have seen it (Basic D&D, perhaps?) -- in 1st edition AD&D, there was a period of rest (4 to 12 hours, depending on max level of spells) where you could sleep OR have light activity (no fighting or exploring), followed by 15 minutes of prep per level of spell regained. So, if you were a 2nd level caster regaining two 1st level spells, it was 4 hours of rest + 30 minutes of...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 09:40 PM
    You utterly misunderstood my point. Utterly.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 08:27 PM
    The party explicitly should have his boon in adventure 3. Defeating Indomitability gets his boon, freeing him gets his boon. Basically anything other than leaving the situation unresolved gets his boon. And if somehow that happens, adventure 3 exposes PCs to vapors from a witch coven's cauldron that infuses them with the power of Tidereaver's Tears, letting them at least ignore the hurricane...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 06:53 PM
    I see what you're saying, and I can agree, it's a table issue first. It's not a "rules" or "fiat" issue unless you believe that the rules could be slightly better defined to help DMs understand the implications of this in the light of PvP at their table - and for anyone who doesn't think this is PvP, it is as surely as an athletics contest or a sword attack player-to-player is PvP. (Not saying...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 06:15 PM
    I've decided to go ahead with this as an ongoing, probably monthly project. If you liked these, and would like me to continue making them, please do consider supporting my new Patreon. You can support for as little as a dollar, or as much as you think these are worth. Thank you so much! I'll still be posting them for free as jpegs like these, but on the Patreon you can get them as...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 06:06 PM
    This might be a good idea to test the waters with. I can introduce a few consumables to try out the concentration stacking, and see how I feel about it. If I don't like it....well no more of the consumable:)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 06:04 PM
    Jon Hodgson used to be the creative director at Cubicle 7. They've recently relocated to Ireland, and Jon has started a new company called Handiwork Games, with two new games announced: Hellenistika, a greek D&D 5E setting by Ken Hite, and Beowulf, a mythic setting for one DM and one player, based on one of the oldest European fantasy stories. Here's the full announcement: ...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 05:42 PM
    The part of that argument "don't dump stat X if you want Y" really doesn't hold water where 5e is concerned. It's not like Pathfinder where the person who is completely unprepared has a +12 difference from the person who optimized, and you could have had a chance to improve your insight check over several levels if you wanted to. The barbarian has all of one chance to take a feat over every 4...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 05:04 PM
    That is a man making the most of his D&D geekery. :)
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 04:36 PM
    Add to this that Wizards have ALWAYS been a problem in captivity ever since 3rd edition. They don't lose uncast spells when knocked unconscious, and even has the spell mastery feat back then, which any wizard who properly prepped took one feat choice of, to have a couple of contingencies prepped anyway. Personally, I'm fine with cantrips at high levels out-damaging low-level spells; that's the...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 04:17 PM
    I think this bears repeating -- if the players want to shift, there's obviously some things they like more, and it bears finding out what those things are specifically. fatdoomguy, unless you have discussed these changes with your players (you don't say in your post), I would run these by them and see what parts of 5e make them want to switch and find out if these rules torpedo any of those....
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 06:14 AM
    First the libertarian thing, and now Men's Rights Activist lingo? Pardon me for a second... Moderator Hat ON As a moderator, I now must point you at The Forum Rules (there's a link to them at the bottom of every forum page). You will note that we have some rules about these things - no politics, no religion (under "Keep It On Topic") and if we see significant sexism, racism, or similar...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 12:50 AM
    This is the second in this series of One Page Adventures for D&D. The limits are simple: everything has to be on one single page, one side, of A4/letter-size paper. This one involves a desert, warring tribes of bullywugs, and some magical talismans, and is called Croaking Sirocco, based on an adventure by Kyle Carty. The first One Page Adventure was The Business of Emotion, which I...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 12:48 AM
    Hardly. You are taking only part of the point. Broadly speaking, in the history of literature and film, female characters are far too frequently defined by their role in the male character's life. They are most often defined by their sexuality. It is, as I said above, cliche. That's the real point - there are already tons of female characters who are the male's significant other, in one...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 12:43 AM
    That looks good to me!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 10th December, 2018, 12:14 AM
    Actor Joe Manganiello's birthday part was a few days ago. Guests included WotC's Nathan Stewart, Satine Phoenix, (and other folks!), and Chris Lindsay ran a D&D game for Joe and his friends. Lot of stuff on Twitter, Instagram, etc. Photos from Chris Linday Joe Manganiello "slays" his D&D character: https://twitter.com/satinephoenix/status/1071795998920388608
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 11:59 PM
    I didnít draw the map. These are converted from existing adventures I commissioned for EN5ider.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 07:34 PM
    Note that you are thus defining Rey's role in the story in terms of her romantic relationship to the man. Which is already the dominant mode of fiction, to date. Not so much "verve" as "cliche". Thanks, I find it more interesting for her to be out on her own, not needing the man to define who or what she is to the story.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 06:57 PM
    Ew. Kylo Ren in an immature, entitled, self-absorbed anger-puppy. When he gets angry, he throws literal tantrums, lashing out with deadly violence. He is not a mentally or emotionally stable adult, not capable of romantic love in the standard sense.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 06:46 PM
    Not as such. While they haven't really defined it in the new movies, going on the old canon, the Sith were a specific tradition of users of the Dark Side of the Force. Snoke never uses the term "Sith". Andy Serkis (the actor for Snoke) went so far as to say explicitly that Snoke was not a Sith Lord. Snoke was some other user of the Dark Side. So, Kylo Ren is not Sith either.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 06:33 PM
    Note that she says, "half the *creatures*". And, after the Big Snap, did you see a single background tree get dusted? I am pretty sure he only hit animal life. With an annual population growth rate of 1%/year, you get a population doubling in about 60 years. Many species (like insects, or fish, or anything that lays large clutches of eggs) can do much better than 1% in the absence of...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 04:56 PM
    If pilot has related skills.. and the mech have equipment/modifications that allow it to use a ref board... probably..
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 03:57 PM
    This one was incredibly challenging. Lots of detail to cram into very short sentences. The DM needs to instill a sense of wacky chaos.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 01:56 PM
    ďState of the art tabletop designĒ is high praise indeed.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 01:15 PM
    I wouldn't have thought at initiative roll would be needed. Attacks would be simultaneous. I'd say simultaneous attacks, but you use your riding skill as your attack skill.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 04:10 AM
    Of course, it only takes a generation for the universe's population to double again. Thanos has only set it back by a few years.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 03:15 AM
    Dunno. I just buy software; I don't write it. But we are moving to a new platform soon.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 02:15 AM
    I have never even heard of that error message.... this is so far above my pay grade. Not a clue.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 02:05 AM
    No link, no nom! :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 9th December, 2018, 01:38 AM
    But... thatís the exact opposite of a surprise.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 11:35 PM
    Hmmm. I donít think jousting is the same as vehicle collision. I feel like it would almost be itís own ďmini-gameĒ. Let me think on it!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 11:29 PM
    Huh? It would have surprised you if they did the thing you were expecting?
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 10:52 PM
    It'll be okay - they had a series of bad Spider Man films, and that worked out when Marvel got the reins. I think Marvel has, at this point, established that they do good superhero work, and most of the rest... aren't as good. Folks will be willing to give anything Marvel does a chance. They will be *vicious* when Marvel screws one up, but they'll give it a chance.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 10:25 PM
    Given the reports of seeing actors in older versions of costumes on set at various times during filming of this movie, it seems probable. Not my favorite, but fine, if you need time travel to write your way out of the corner, so be it. It strikes me that there's been a really long game being played. Check this out - all the characters have had costume variations across the movies, right? ...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 09:45 PM
    Hey everyone! A couple of podcasters have contacted me and pointed out that a week isnít long enough for them to get the word out for nominations, given that most podcasts are weekly. Fair point. The nomination period is being extended to Tuesday 18th December.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 07:26 PM
    I feel like we are focusing on word smithing at this point but I think the OP knows what they want, and I think itís a fine change. Just explain it to the players, we donít need to get the language just right
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 07:18 PM
    Yeah, that link works perfectly for me too.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 06:22 PM
    Hmm. So itís not your browser, and itís not your account. Iím struggling to think what else could cause it.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 03:44 PM
    I think you're onto something, but not quite the right structure. I would be happy if Doctor Doom were the next villain whose actions and McGuffins and all threaded across several movies. In a slow, calculated way, stepping up into power because SHIELD is no longer there to stop him? Yeah, that's a good idea. This, of course, is predicated on doing a *good* Fantastic Four. If you do Doom...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 02:19 PM
    Jeez, guys, whatís with all the hostility? Itís nearly Christmas! Itís a thread about aliens!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 01:38 PM
    Iím at a loss! Did it just start recently? Could you try with a different browser and also try while logged out? That might help narrow its own.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 12:52 PM
    over all.. the mammoth isn't very much.. it's basically a big abrams with two guns and a few missiles and can repair itself a bit. I'm trying to think of some upgrades (no replacing the guns with railguns as that'll make it a mk3), will take some suggestions for upgrades to the mammoth but remember can't be too extreme. Lord Zack: wh40k, ok, I'll work on some stuff wh40k stuff. I've got a...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 12:31 PM
    My Pathfinder game is going to meet a total of three times between Halloween and New Years. Luckily I managed to get a good satisfying stopping point full of good feelings. But I was hoping to work in an "It's a Wonderful Life" game for a depressed ex-paladin. Ah well.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 07:59 AM
    In one word, agency. Its the reason that players would rather lose half their health than get stunned for a round. The reason that players often would rather face death than get captured. Roleplaying comes down to making choices. When those choices are taken away, players react badly. It simply goes with the territory. Call it human nature, but yes social skills are absolutely different. ...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 07:52 AM
    Oh I do want them to choose to a point, I don't want to return to 3e days of just stacking buffs and creating supermen. I recognize the concentration mechanic is an important balance element, so I want to bend it not break it.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 06:08 AM
    I'm always torn about concentration. On the one hand, I think it was a key tool in 5e that combated a lot of the ills of bulk casting in 3e. On the other, it kills me when I watch my casters pick spells....see something cool, and immediately turn away when they see "concentration" on the description. Concentration has really limited the spell selection my casters want to use. So I've been...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 03:44 AM
    Sorry to break it to you, but itís fine on the app. The problems you are experiencing are due to the very large number of people who have blocked you, and the resultant thread ID changes. As a fix, I suggest you stop getting blocked.
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    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 03:38 AM
    Why is this suddenly only about dark energy? We were talking about the speed of light a minute ago . So ignoring the random subject change, real physicists in this thread havenít just thrown their hands up and said ďI donít knowĒ. Pretty much the opposite. And yes, many physicists have put their lifeís work up as scientific theory. Thatís how it works. What a peculiar thing to say! :) ...
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    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 02:36 AM
    If you want to point out the flaws in physics, you need to show where the equations are wrong. I mean, yeah, sure go up to a particle physicist and tell them how ďironicĒ you find their ďclaimsĒ. But be prepared to explain their ďclaimsĒ (read: their lifeís work) first.
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    Saturday, 8th December, 2018, 02:32 AM
    Only issue with this....which for most characters rarely comes up....is you have a scenario where the player wants to use their main attack with their secondary hand (maybe its got a magical property that useful in this situation or something). In this language, you can't do that, its only usuable for the extra attack.
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    Friday, 7th December, 2018, 09:40 PM
    Congratulations! Always great to see more Eberron material. One day, I MIGHT get to run one...
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    Friday, 7th December, 2018, 09:28 PM
    I humbly submit: https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/dont-eat-the-coelacanth/Content?oid=2136175 You KNOW if any cryptids were ever discovered as real, the first thing to happen is tons of bozos lining up to dine on one, no matter how sentient... :D Yetis? Mothmen? Grafton Monsters? Bishopville Lizard Men? Nessie? Chupacabras? First question probably won't be, "What is the Genus of...
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    Friday, 7th December, 2018, 09:21 PM
    Sounds like Dragonlance had some really powerful imagery for gnomes to get people hating them so much. Looks like they did their job TOO well, because so many people can't think gnome without immediately associating "tinkerer with gadgets"... ...I think Paizo's take on gnomes is pretty cool, a race with strong ties to fae realms and the constant wariness over the Bleaching. Eberron's gnomes...
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  • 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.
  • 03:24 PM - Umbran mentioned Morrus in post Hidden

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  • 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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  • 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.
  • 08:43 PM - MarkB quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    The five planets were saved and returned home. That was that while wiring the TARDIS into the telepathic aliens thing. The planets were saved, but the Doctor mentions when she first realises what they are that their inhabitants would have been crushed to death by the compression process. There's no indication that anything other than barren husks of worlds were restored back to their original places in space.
  • 05:01 PM - dragoner quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    So in retrospect, I think Capaldi's last two years were better than Whitaker's first, but this was better than Capaldi's first. I think overall for me, this series was enjoyable, but never wowed me. Still appointment viewing for me. New Year's Special -- the DNA of the most dangers creature in the universe, eh? Gotta be a Dalek, right? Then that's it until 2020. Ugh. Another year off. 2020? That is ugh. I bet it is a Dalek as well, and there has been speculation in the news that is what it is. I like Capaldi, I would watch his last seasons, though every time I see a marathon with them, it's like Dr Who saves Christmas, which I know is sort of traditional at this point, but it bores me. It's a new tradition. I think I still need to see the season 10 finale again, and more, because I remember the whole Bill getting turned into a Cyberman, but then she flies off with the oil person pilot, etc. and the masters ... I'd have to watch it over, the whole season, as I lost the plot some...
  • 02:34 PM - delericho quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    New Year's Special -- the DNA of the most dangers creature in the universe, eh? Gotta be a Dalek, right? Could be the Doctor herself. After all, she's wiped out the Daleks on a few occasions, so surely she's got to be in the running.
  • 04:40 AM - Maxperson quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    Theoretical physics is a thing. You can choose to disbelieve in it, I guess, but as Neil deGrass Tyson once said (unfortunate choice of scientist at the present time, sadly, but the quote is relevant) -- "The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." One of my favorite things that doesn't make sense to us right now is the zombie star. https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/08/us/zombie-star-survives-supernova/index.html
  • 04:40 AM - Hussar quoted 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.
  • 04:37 AM - Maxperson quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    I think the issue here is a fundamental misunderstanding of the amount of work that goes into serious science, and a frankly insulting trivialization of that work into soundbytes like "magic particles" and implications that scientists just ďmake stuff upĒ. It's the traditional weapons of the psuedoscientist and the anti-science campaigners. I understand that a lot of work and match goes into these theories. And I'm certainly not an anti-science person. However, at the root of these theories are ideas that are put forth to explain things that we don't understand, and even with all that work, are often wrong. I love reading about science. Especially astronomy. Dark matter/energy just doesn't seem to me to be any less of a "hack"(To use Umbran's term) than the theory that negative matter is being created. I'm sure work went into that theory as well.
  • 12:46 AM - Hussar quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    Nope. The universe is 14B years old. Space is more than 14B light years in diameter. If light moved at infinite speed, then yes, it would all reach us at the same time and it would all be white. But it doesn't - the light further than 14B light years away from us hasn't reached us yet. If space was *infinite* then the light from stars an infinite distance away would take an infinite amount of time to reach us, so we'd never see it. What rules? And again, I ask, what is this "leeway" they're being granted, and by whom? They're just people doing science and publishing their findings. They produce solid mathematics-filled peer-reviewed papers. What one reads in the popular press isn't scientific papers, and when one argues against what one read in the popular press, one isn't arguing against anything other than journalist's poor explanations and simplistic interpretations of 40 pages of equations and bad analogies. But, the thing is, because of the Big Bang, all the stars in the uni...

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  • 05:38 AM - doctorbadwolf quoted Morrus in post Super Hero TV shows
    Gotham is my favourite. Followed by Daredevil, then Supergirl, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist got much better this year. Arrow once was, then I went off it for a few years, but it's picked up again. Arrow and Flash both had a dip in quality, but are doing much better. Supergirl, too, from what I've heard. I didn't love the second season, especially after the first, but Ive been told repeatedly that it's really good again.


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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
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Adventures in Middle Earth 5E Journey Cheat Sheet
Just a quick one-page home-made sheet summarising the journey process.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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Darth Vader
It had to be done. WOIN stats for everybody's favourite Sith Lord and movie villain.
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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.
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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!)
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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RESOLVE
The optional RESOLVE rules for sanity and social combat for the WOIN roleplaying game system.
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N.E.W. Character Sheet
This is the official NEW character sheet.
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WOIN Style Guide
This short document describes some of the basic rules of writing an article or product for a WOIN game.
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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...
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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/...
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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...
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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 ...
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