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  • darjr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:30 PM
    Should be cleared up now.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:06 PM
    Yes, we've been deleting them all day. It's exhausting! Some glitch somewhere with the news article scheduler we haven't found yet.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:11 PM
    Next week, the "behind the scenes" book for the TV show Stranger Things comes out. Jon Peterson has scored a copy, and has some photos... and they're of the D&D character sheets for the TV characters! The book is called Worlds Turned Upside Down.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 07:49 PM
    I also check learned that major image boosted to 6th level gains an indefinite duration , so that’s another on the list.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 03:28 PM
    As the Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD Kickstarter enters its final days, we have got approval from Rebellion to share some really exciting news, and we wanted to tell you as soon as possible! Our Plans For 2019We have a range of products planned for 2019, all of which will require the Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD core rulebook. Today we'd like to tell you about four of them. We...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 01:37 PM
    I’m not sure I get it either. You had 70 players show interest, but then you fired them all and are looking for new players? I mean, people are busy. If they showed interest, they may be able to play at a later date or whatever. They probably won’t now! :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 10:30 AM
    Disagreeing with somebody isn't a reason to start insulting them. If you can't disagree politely without namecalling, find some other thread to post in.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 06:14 AM
    I think this is where you are getting confused. The answer is yes they are the same. There is no such thing as touch AC in 5e. Now there are certain circumstances that 5e uses other mechanics. For example grappling uses an opposed roll (there is no formal touch attack like there was in 3e, but obviously there is a touch component embedded in the check). Some things utilize a dex check. But at...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 04:42 AM
    Hardly. There are multiple (at least three) meanings of "political" in play. Your point is only proven if they are conflated, but they aren't actually the same.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 02:33 AM
    Thanks for bringing these up. To which I would then point out, how come armor doesn't work with these? Apparantely my barbarian is super beef cake....except when he puts on armor? Its the same concept as barkskin, just swapping shields for armor in this case.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 01:52 AM
    The best thing you can do with Haddin is, whenever the party is trying to make up its mind about something, have one of the PCs make a Will save, and have Haddin tell that PC he should pick {whatever option Haddin prefers}. Or during a combat, when it's winding down, have Haddin cast a spell (which the party probably won't be able to identify, because the Spellcraft DC is 20), and which they...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th October, 2018, 12:43 AM
    The number you refer to was 15M in North America.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 10:54 PM
    The whole Body a Temple think is just too bloated and weird. A simple +5 ft speed at 3rd level is fine, the rest is of that ability is completely unnecessary.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 10:31 PM
    I think you guys are missing my point. Could I have made this encounter deadlier? Absolutely, no question. Do I often run different encounters than just blop of monsters against the tank....of course, absolutely. But I would argue, take the equivalent 6th level 3e edition paladin, and have him face 20 3rd edition monsters that get 2 bow attacks, and are tough enough to eat one full fireball...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 09:12 PM
    You sound nice.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 08:48 PM
    Yep. And with good reason. I cannot go into that reason in this venue, as my reason *is* political. So, we will have to just note we disagree with each other, and let it drop.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 08:43 PM
    Paladin had a 22 AC, protection from evil (giving disadvantage to all undead attacks), and heavy armor mastery (-3 damage per attack). He was standing in the doorway, so could not get surrounded on all sides (and we don't use alternate flanking rules). And of course can heal himself. Note that with a wight's +4 to attack, that is only a ~2% chance to hit with each attack, and on average it does 3...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 08:38 PM
    Initiative has always been looked at as a very powerful bonus in my group. That said, that is the least of my concerns. If it effected initiative it would not be the end of the world.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 08:28 PM
    Was there something you’d like to say?
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 08:08 PM
    Overall it was 6 encounters: 1) A stone golem 2) A room filled with Glyph of Warding Traps (6th level version) 3) A room with unhallow (darkness) containing a Vampire and 5 mirrors of opposition. The mirrors were set in places that the darkness part didn't get to. Only 1 of them actually triggered in the fight (on the rogue). 4) A treasure room containing 2 cursed sets of armor, an...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 07:17 PM
    A scene first envisioned between me and my roommate 15 years ago, finally brought to life.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 07:01 PM
    Earlier this week, I posted about DnD Sports, an upcoming competitive streaming D&D "e-sports" tournament run by D&D Beyond and Encounter Roleplaying, using the Roll20 platform, complete with large cash prizes. As of today, the name of the tournament has been changed to RPG Sports, and dndsports.tv now redirects to rpgsports.tv. They state that this is a rebranding in order to expand...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 06:45 PM
    Popular or not, I think it is simply incorrect. Politics are those things concerned with governance of large bodies of people. The content of a game in your home, that is only seen by a half-dozen people, is not political. It has no impact or bearing on the governance of a nation, state, or even a town. When the impact of the choice is negligible on the scale of governance of our groupings,...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 06:30 PM
    Well, there's a question as to what types of villains are interesting to experience in a story (say, a novel), and what kinds of villains are interesting for the player to deal with an in RPG. There's also another question based on what counts as "misguided". There is one form of misguided, where the culprit isn't aware of the repercussions of their actions - and the only "evil" you may put...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 05:50 PM
    I think this is less poor Dming than old school dming. I have fallen into this trap a few times myself. In 3e I found overall the skill checks were more frequent and harder. I've had to get used to 5e where many things "just work". And there is nothing wrong with that. One thing I am very curious about is the notion that 5e is "deadly". I've played and Dmed 3e, 4e, and 5e....and so far I've...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 05:43 PM
    So this thread can be boiled down to: 1) The spell is clear in what it does. 2) The spell creates an issue with dispersion of disbelief for many players. Leading people to want the spell to work differently. Ultimately I don't think its a great spell myself. The AC bonus isn't that great when your not wildshaped, and when you are its then very vulnerable to concentration issues. So the...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 05:36 PM
    My main purpose with that was to prevent a bonus to Initiative checks
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 04:12 PM
    Playing in a recently released city adventure? Over on EN5ider, you'll find twelve new spells for various classes, designed for urban environments. Whether evading guards, catching thieves, or navigating dark alleys, these spells are the mainstay of the city-born caster. Carvel's convoked conveyance, dubious aura, hellish handshake, and verminous shroud are just some of the spells found here,...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 01:40 PM
    It's a Ravnica bonanza today! In addition to a look at the Ravnica: Broken Pact livestream, and an overview of some races and other rules from the upcoming setting book, there's also an art preview from WotC's Nathan Stewart by artist Vicktor Titov, as part of his Extra Life charity fundraising efforts. Dinosaurs!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 12:38 PM
    I guess they must be unconsciously, but my characters and settings are so divorced from reality that it's certainly not blatant.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 02:56 AM
    First, if you only have the individual adventure PDFs, I'd encourage you to get the hardcover compilations. They provide some errata, clarify some plot elements, and clean up the distinction between elves and eladrin. In 4e, elves were basically the classic 'wood elf' who focus on nature, and eladrin were 'high elves' who focused on arcane magic. When we first started the conversion to PF, we...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 12:45 AM
    I just quickly looked at the downloads table and as far as I can make out they all have the PDFs linked there. Were there any in particular which are missing a link? The Act 3 hardcover is there on RPGNow: https://www.rpgnow.com/product/200120/Zeitgeist-The-Gears-of-Revolution--Act-Three-The-Age-of-Reason-4e?cPath=266_6280&filters=0_0_0_44294_0
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 12:14 AM
    To a point. As I said, I'd see this as an optional upgrade to the higher zerg, so they can range farther, longer, and it would probably be used more to short term boost their powers by siphoning the energy from their opponent, while also weakening that opponent at the same time.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th October, 2018, 12:11 AM
    The whole thing is available for 4E. Which links are not active? http://www.rpgnow.com/browse.php?cPath=266_6280
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 11:11 PM
    The changeling shapeshifting I think is magical, I'll look it up later. But the magic/love/energy siphon is biological, so that part is possible for them to assimilate. Most likely for higher subspecies like the brood mothers/queens and the like.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 09:45 PM
    https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ConfusingMultipleNegatives That's all I have to say about that.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 08:25 PM
    Generally the caster has been rolling the d4 and the other player the d20. So the scenario is: 1) DM can I use guidance of that? 2) Yes you can. 3) Alright (rolls a d4) add 2 to your check. 4) Other player rolls the check. In most games hasn't been a problem. This game is just much more skill rolling based than is typical for me, so that little ditty is becoming an actual time sink.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 07:45 PM
    All, While of course as a DM I can create any kind of trap I want, I want to know what the quick spell options are to set up a high level dungeon "by the book". Again, I recognize that I can create a million custom trap options, that I am not restricted in any way. I am just trying to better understand the core options at my disposal. So far I see the following main options that have an...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 07:44 PM
    This is a good idea thank you. All, as I said before I don't want this thread to turn into another Guidance debate. All of your points are quite valid, I have in fact voiced them many times in other debates about Guidance's balance. I just feel that in my current new campaign the old arguments don't work as well, and I am simply getting tired of the amount of guidance rolls and guidance...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 05:33 PM
    You don't need to insult people you don't agree with.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 04:51 PM
    Ahhh.. THOSE Changlings.. so shapeshifting and energy (magical and psionic, possibly even just bio (electric) energy to feed and boost their own powers.. hmm.. *strokes chin*
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 04:15 PM
    All fiction is, in part, a product of the culture in which it was created. Our villains and heroes are influenced by what we think is heroic or villainous, which is a cultural meme. You'd have along row to hoe to demonstrate that this is not at least correlated to politics, as our politics is part of our culture.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 04:06 PM
    At nearly $200K after one day since launch, the new Savage Worlds Adventure Edition is pretty much smashing it on Kickstarter. This is a new edition of the popular multi-genre tabletop RPG ruleset, updated to a new edition after 15 years of advancements. This includes new narrative play elements, and updates to every aspect of the game. "We've taken everything we've learned over the...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 03:50 PM
    They've looked at the adventure's book cover, haven't they? :)
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 03:47 PM
    New creation. Bring some special magic rocks with you, then when you get where you're going carve a nice little column, slot the rocks in, do some hand wobbling, and boom, teleportation beacon.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 12:49 PM
    Sector 49, Tablestory's livestreamed Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD campaign, launched on Monday night. You can watch it live every Monday, catch up on YouTube on Wednesdays, or hear the audio version on Morrus' Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk every Friday, so there's a variety of ways to follow along depending on which suits you best. The players are perps in this campaign (as you...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, 07:34 AM
    I don't think the Brood would add to much to the Zerg.. only major difference is Brood have really 4 subspecies, but all have skeletons as well as exoskeletons.. so Zerg could incorporate that into some of their breeds for some added durability/strength.. maybe the stinger.. otherwise, isn't much they could add. Changelings.. as in Star Trek shapeshifting changlings? or changling from another...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 07:52 PM
    Whenever you don't have wifi on your laptop. For many, that means roughly any tie they aren't specifically at work or at home. By the very same argument, so is CMoS, because anything in there can be looked up online as well. The issue isn't actually about the form factor, but about the scope - a source with a large scope is very difficult to search, especially if you don't know the...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 06:39 PM
    I feel personally responsible now. I felt proud to *only* have two pages of backstory for that N.E.W. alien adventure, versus something like seven for some of the later ZEITGEIST adventures.
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 06:09 PM
    The DMSGuild has a ton of great adventures if you wan't to do AL. Sort by popularity.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 04:58 PM
    The post you replied to was made in May 2018, over 8 years ago. :)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 02:24 PM
    Yes, well, let us note the *real* difference between the two. Elements of Style is 105 pages in small-page paperback format. You can carry it in your backpack and not notice the weight. Chicago Manual of Style is 984 pages in full-size page hardcover. It will break a toe if you drop it on your foot. Strunk & White are therefore roughly one bazillion times more accessible than CMoS. ...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 02:12 PM
    Folks, Some pages back, the rhetoric here took a turn for the worse. Keep it elevated. Don't make it personal, and don't get insulting. Nothing in this thread is going to break the real world, so please keep things in perspective. If you get you enough under the collar that you get mean, it is time to take a breather. If you can't recognize that point in yourself, you're apt to be...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 02:07 PM
    You are doing character generation *before* campaign selection? Making folks create characters before they know what the campaign is about seems less efficient than doing that the other way around.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 11:28 AM
    Just one career? Shouldn't be too much effort. I'd be happy to offer feedback, but I can't actually edit your product for you.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 10:30 AM
    For those of us who don’t have a mathematical background (ie me)could you explain what that is?
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 05:28 AM
    So if your looking for a temporary or one off bonus you could provide the fighter the blessing of a high level fighter's spirit that passing on. So they can use the fighter's high level power on occasion.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Tuesday, 16th October, 2018, 05:09 AM
    Normally I would agree with you. Its just that in this particular game we are seeing a huge amount of investigation and knowledge type checks. I would estimate about 90% of the checks in the game currently have guidance on them. That is simply the pace of this particular game, which is why I am attempting to adjust with said house rule.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 07:00 PM
    Fantasy Grounds reports the latest RPG system usage! Most games are up a few percent, and it looks like D&D 5E is remaining steady, and Pathfinder 2 has started to make an appearance in the charts. The following charts show usage in the last 12 months (PF2, of course, has only been available for a few weeks). Ruleset
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 06:57 PM
    I can confirm that a Fantasy Bestiary is in the works. In the meantime, the online bestiary is crammed full of monsters and NPCs. http://www.woinrpg.com/search-bestiary/
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 06:09 PM
    It seems like the rumours of D&D as e-sports weren't so far off after all in today's bit of unexpected news, as D&D Beyond and Encounter Roleplaying have announced DnDSports. "DnDSports is the first online D&D Tournament in a cooperative Party vs Party setting from Encounter Roleplay & DnDBeyond with a grand prize of $5,000." Here's the full announcement: Imagine if two parties...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 05:35 PM
    The "have your attacks rolled ahead of time" is a simple way to do it. If you use laptops you can also have a simple excel that just does that rolling for you, so you can just declare the attack roll and damage, and then rinse and repeat.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 05:27 PM
    Folks, Please play nice, and keep your worst impulses and internet discussion habits in check, please. Oh, and agitation for the sake of agitation? Probably not a stellar move. Just sayin'.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 05:15 PM
    Absolutely. Nothing more boring than going through the motions of a fight which is clearly over.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 04:10 PM
    The Chicago Manual of Style is more comprehensive than that. It has parts relevant to technical writing, parts relevant to academic work (it is a strong standard for citations, for example). A lot of journalism is written following the CMoS, and it also covers general grammar and style. So, noting the CMoS does not instantly imply technical writing.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 01:33 PM
    Released this weekend was the second in the "W"-Series of genre-spanning adventures for WOIN, which started with W1 Xenomorphs: The Fall of Somerset Landing, and continues with W2 Dark Decade: From Dust to Dawn. Explore New York in 1980s, against a backdrop of vampires and worse! Welcome to the Dark DecadeThe 1980s were a dark time, with the shadow of nuclear annihilation, and the constant...
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    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 01:31 PM
    Released this weekend was the second in the "W"-Series of genre-spanning adventures for WOIN, which started with W1 Xenomorphs: The Fall of Somerset Landing, and continues with W2 Dark Decade: From Dust to Dawn. Explore New York in 1980s, against a backdrop of vampires and worse! Welcome to the Dark DecadeThe 1980s were a dark time, with the shadow of nuclear annihilation, and the constant...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 12:34 PM
    Last month EN5ider introduced the orb-wielding Lodestar class. This month we have two new Training Methods for the Lodestar: Imaginative training which enriches the soul, discovering peace by way of indulgence; and Instinct training which melds soul and body, tempering soul fragments to act naturally and instinctively. Recently on EN5ider:
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 04:51 AM
    Since we were just talking about the Mushroom Kingdom... some Mario Bro Universe based items... Mario Bros Power Ups Power Up Mushrooms These red mushrooms with three to five white spots heal a person, upon consumption, 2d4 hit points and removes any minor conditions such as Daze, Dizzy, Weakened or Stunned. For Fictions that have two normal sizes (such as those from the Mario Bro series),...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 04:47 AM
    The Guidance spell has been heavily debated in the past, and I don't want to rehash it here. While I have used it normally in campaigns of my past, I'm finding in this one (which is heavily skill focused) that's its just too powerful and taking up too much roll time for my taste. So I'm considering this houserule, which would decrease the raw power of the effect, but make it more automatic and...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 15th October, 2018, 02:34 AM
    Maybe someone else got this in the intervening pages, but, if we are going to get pedantic, water is not wet. To be wet is to be covered or saturated with water - water cannot saturate itself, and therefore cannot be wet, any more than most people's favorite d20s are "covered in" plastic.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 14th October, 2018, 08:02 PM
    Morrus replied to Welcome Thread
    Welcome! We’re not going anywhere. We predate G+ by an entire decade, and outlasted it. We’ll be here for a long, long time yet. :)
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    Sunday, 14th October, 2018, 08:00 PM
    Episode 2. Mixed feelings. I wasn’t keen on defeatist Doctor; and the fact that they are only alive because of a 1 in a trillion trillion trillion trillion chance of a passing spaceship picking them up in space. Both undermine the Doctor to me. Theme tune — awesomeness still. I love it. Less bombastic than recent years, and more mysterious. What did you guys think of the new TARDIS...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 14th October, 2018, 07:15 PM
    Yeah, it didn't last long.. I was quite annoyed with that. And Alliance 1 had several Spec Ops that were lined up before it got canned.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 14th October, 2018, 07:07 PM
    Where'd you find the Marvel Avengers Alliance 2 pic? I can't find much on Alliance 2
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 14th October, 2018, 07:06 PM
    Don't forget there's the google docs I made of all the stuff on the thread.. which I need to update seriously... Location part https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kaN5A1oBWXaZyQRi_xjGvGEX8pRspyzF2RN8mf_12xM/edit?usp=sharing
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 14th October, 2018, 03:30 PM
    Hasbro pays just fine.
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    Sunday, 14th October, 2018, 04:37 AM
    Yeah.. that's the Rifle Trooper. The Soldier is from Marvel Avengers Alliance 1. I've got some more from both games in the works, including some SHIELD agents.
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Friday, 19th October, 2018

  • 02:12 AM - Henry mentioned Morrus in post DnD Sports Changes Name To RPG Sports
    ...nd awhile ago. What percentage of that is going to spend time watching someone else roll dice and pencil in numbers on a piece of paper? Keep in mind, this is the same thing as asking what percentage of people would be interested in watching a Magic the Gathering game. Which based on their more recent tournament (Worlds I think?) was 19,000 people* (Out of a player base of reportedly 20-30 million). So we can theorize that what we're looking at is a viewer rate of about what? 6,500 to 9,000? I don't think I'd call that either a draw or an audience. Going into other RPG's, Pathfinder ends up a percentage of D&D, and everything else is going to number in the hundreds of people at best since their market penetration is really small. I suspect we'll find that its popularity is embarrassingly small, and after 2-3 events we never hear about it again. In addition to Nathan Stewart, Brand Director for D&D, updating that figure to 12 to 15 million in North America alone, as Morrus mentions, keep in mind that Critical Role, where people are "rolling dice and recording numbers on a character sheet," pull in somewhere between 55,000 and 65,000 viewers a week regularly, and fill halls with 3000 to 5000 people per appearance. Even half that will still make an audience to garner a following, and more likely to follow if it's something you don't have to devote 4 or 5 hours to, as you would Critical Role. Ignoring just D&D for a moment, others like Glass Cannon Podcast have audiences probably closer to 10 to 12,000, with at least 4,000 solid Patreon members donating enough for them to make a regular business of it as a self-sustaining model. There's a long tail of different RPG viewing audiences out there, not all of which overlap, simply because there wouldn't be enough hours in the day for them to (since so many are 3 to 5 hours long to consume) Again, is it an audience of millions? Nope, and no one claimed it was - but all they need is that 20,000 or 30,000 str...

Tuesday, 16th October, 2018

  • 09:56 AM - DQDesign mentioned Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    Morrus you are right, we do not know details about this thing, probably I'm just speculating. what I know for sure is that dnd did not have a new campaign setting in the last 15 years, that 5E Eberron has been published in beta and is disclosed for free piece-by-piece in "UA", etc. and this esport thing not wizards-driven (but announced by their CEO!) does not help the brand in that direction.
  • 02:11 AM - pming mentioned Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    Hiya! First: Called it! ;) Second: There has always been "competitive play". Yes. One party goes through a module and gets points. Another party then does the same. Then another. And maybe a fourth. Which ever party scored the most points during the completion of the module wins. That was the "competition". I am not a aware of a single "adventure" that pitted two groups of players sitting across from one another in a Colosseum type setting where they try and kill each other. IMNSHO, trying to equate "D&D eSports Competition" and "AD&D Tournaments" from the late 70's and into the 80's is...disingenuous, to say the least. Both are COMPLETELY different methods for determining a 'winning side'. Third: [quote=Morrus] [Quote Originally Posted by DQDesign] totally agree. I'm seriously thinking about abandoning d&d for other TTRPGs. the standard ones, the ones with stories, friends and bucks far away from the table.[End DQDesign Quote] [Quote Originally Posted by Morrus] You want to abandon D&D because somebody else you've never met plays D&D differently to you?[End Morrus Quote] Morrus, I think what DQDesign was trying to intone was the overall D&D RPG Community and the potential to where D&D, as a RPG, could end up. It's not about "not playing my way". It's about bringing in a potentially overwhelming amount of people who are NOT "roleplayers" and are not actually interested in any of the "roleplaying". As this group increases, it would bring in more money and more and more voices asking for what they want. WotC is a company, owned by an evil faceless juggernaut who wants to expand and acquire more of everything (market share, money, IP's, etc). At some point, WotC would 'switch' to...

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Tuesday, 25th September, 2018

  • 07:43 AM - Fallstorm mentioned Morrus in post Mearls On D&D's Design Premises/Goals
    ... While I like 5E I (along with most of my group) are rather disappointed at the pace of rules production released in 5E. Mike Mearls mentioned that thereis a ton of new players and someone in this over twenty page thread made a statement saying that since 5E is doing so well it must mean that players in general don’t favor heavy rules customization. I take issue with that belief. I take issue with it because we really don’t fully know what Hasbro is counting as sales of D&D. Mike Mearls has said before that they don’t have to put out as many splat books because they can release games like Lords of Waterdeep, etcetera as income generators since the Hasbro merger. I am wondering if things like the numerous board games and additional niche products (Dice sets), etcetera are what is making a more significant portion D&D 5E sales now, whereas the RPG books like splat books were the main revenue generator in previous editions? I don’t know if there are any hard numbers on this (perhaps Morrus has some insight) but I would feel secure betting that besides the three core books (DMG, PHB, and MM) the biggest book sales of D&D 5E are probably the books that offer actual rules and option expansions like Xanathar’s Guide to Everything and Mordenkainen’s Guide, and also the SCAG (as the first book to really offer PC expansions despite how skimpy). I do know that there are a number of third party options but many people don’t use those because they like to use official products for a variety of reasons: 1) It creates consistency from campaign to campaign and between games 2) people may feel that official splat material has been better play tested, etc. What I think is that is that Mike Mearl’s statement is coming from two places. 1) His own personal philosophy and not that of ALL the designers because I know Jeremy Crawford had written much more crunch to the game that was not included and 2) it was pragmatic political statement. What I mean in regards to the latter is ...

Monday, 24th September, 2018

  • 12:46 AM - Elfcrusher mentioned Morrus in post Wizards wanted to fire us, so can we fire them for setting laziness
    I think you are misinterpreting the "fired" comment. He was just saying "Anybody who thinks it's your job to maintain an aura of eliteness by keeping out the 'unworthies'...please go away." He was also observing that there was a high correlation between that crowd and people who enjoy system complexity, probably because system complexity makes a nice barrier to entry for people who want to imagine they are part of an elite crowd. Unfortunately, a lot of people are interpreting it as, "People who like system complexity, please go find another game." EDIT: Overlapped with @Morrus. I'll refrain from further commentary on that aspect.

Friday, 21st September, 2018

  • 01:23 PM - Reynard mentioned Morrus in post Mearls On D&D's Design Premises/Goals
    First of all, thanks Morrus for collecting this. I generally avoid Twitter because, frankly, it's full of a$$holes. That aside: this is an interesting way of looking at it, and underscores the difference in design philosophies between the WotC team and the Paizo team. There is a lot of room for both philosophies of design, and I don't think there is any reason for fans of one to be hostile to fans of the other, but those differences do matter. There are ways in which I like the prescriptive elements of 3.x era games (I like set skill difficulty lists, for example) but I tend to run by the seat of my pants and the effects of my beer, so a fast and loose and forgiving version like 5E really enables me running a game the way I like to.

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Monday, 13th August, 2018

  • 01:27 PM - Coroc mentioned Morrus in post “Who started it?” Initiative order
    Even a sucker punch has a chance to be countered by someone with quick reflexes, and an attack action in D&D does not mean you strike once and that's it, but it is a time segment of around 6 seconds, during which you do all sorts of combat stuff but get #number of attacks chances to actually hit and do damage. Therefore, at first I did like Morrus thought, but the more I think about it, the normal initiative system is more balanced and fair.

Friday, 10th August, 2018

  • 10:57 PM - Umbran mentioned Morrus in post Hidden
  • 04:17 PM - Maelish mentioned Morrus in post Where Do They Get Their Money, Part One
    Nice article and some interesting comments as well. Morrus, I have a fantasy coin generator too. It's based on the old Dragon Magazine article Coins in a Coffer. It was fun to make! https://www.findgamers.us/coins-in-a-coffer

Thursday, 9th August, 2018

  • 12:09 PM - SigmaOne mentioned Morrus in post Adventures in Middle Earth magic - does it work?
    Thanks to Morrus and BookBarbarian for the comments. I'll have to read the AiME books, and see how I feel... see whether I think low-magic can be done in 5e at all. High magic certainly does seem baked in by default, and that may be quite difficult to overcome for people who want "D&D". If it is as much about expectations as anything else, perhaps that is manageable. Otherwise, perhaps I'll look into TOR. I've learned from experience with Cypher System that getting a group into a whole new ruleset can be a lot more work than I may want to deal with, so I'd prefer 5e AiME if possible.

Wednesday, 8th August, 2018

  • 02:16 PM - SigmaOne mentioned Morrus in post Adventures in Middle Earth magic - does it work?
    I just posted an in depth blog post on this topic: http://dicehaven.com/middle-earth/things-learned/ TLDR version: I love Adventures in Middle-earth but it does require a different approach to structuring game sessions and play. Very satisfying though! Thanks for this blog post! I picked up the Adventures in Middle-Earth Player's Guide and Loremaster book this weekend at Gencon on a whim, mostly because I want a strong low-magic setting and that seems impossible using the player's handbook (without disappointing nearly every player at the table). This seems to do that well, with a number of other neat systems. My friends loved the Journey system in The One Ring. (I do think he liked some of the mechanics in TOR better, but I'm definitely set on 5e for a few reasons.) Anyway, I greatly appreciate the post you linked. Morrus, did you ever get around to trying out Adventures in Middle Earth? If so, any comments on the experience?

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  • 04:43 PM - DMMike quoted Morrus in post Adventures with extensive backstory
    I"m reading one now. It's only 4 pages of backstory, but it is *dense* with names and places and history. It very much feels like I'm doing schoolwork! Especially since it's 4 page of backstory and then about 16 pages of adventure. It feels like a history book. Reached a sentence with 4 different place names and two different character names in it. I keep re-reading it in the hope I can parse it! That's the Twitter/Internet effect. It's a sign that you should buy more newspapers.
  • 11:51 AM - CapnZapp quoted Morrus in post DnD Sports Changes Name To RPG Sports
    Was there something you’d like to say? We told you WotC was not running it. Whats so funny. I don't get it. Read it as nervous laughter and it makes more sense. In the prior announcement he has multiple posts essentially stating that 'of course WotC is involved' and probably being a little to forceful going after those with dissenting opinions. Foot, meet mouth. I will only talk for myself. I don't excuse anyone's impoliteness but I find his reaction quite natural and easy to understand. To me it's incredibly naive to use a brand name unlicensed, and one that is wholly unsuited to the intended purpose at that. Having to make such a sudden course correction begs the question: what where they thinking? But again, maybe that's just me.
  • 10:35 AM - Aldarc quoted Morrus in post What DM flaw has caused you to actually leave a game?
    Disagreeing with somebody isn't a reason to start insulting them. If you can't disagree politely without namecalling, find some other thread to post in.Respectfully, Morrus, that is not my intent here.

Thursday, 18th October, 2018


Wednesday, 17th October, 2018

  • 10:50 PM - MNblockhead quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    Hiya! First: Called it! ;) Second: There has always been "competitive play". Yes. One party goes through a module and gets points. Another party then does the same. Then another. And maybe a fourth. Which ever party scored the most points during the completion of the module wins. That was the "competition". I am not a aware of a single "adventure" that pitted two groups of players sitting across from one another in a Colosseum type setting where they try and kill each other. IMNSHO, trying to equate "D&D eSports Competition" and "AD&D Tournaments" from the late 70's and into the 80's is...disingenuous, to say the least. Both are COMPLETELY different methods for determining a 'winning side'. Third: [quote=Morrus] [Quote Originally Posted by DQDesign] totally agree. I'm seriously thinking about abandoning d&d for other TTRPGs. the standard ones, the ones with stories, friends and bucks far away from the table.[End DQDesign Quote] [Quote Originally Posted by Morrus] You want to abandon D&D because somebody else you've never met plays D&D differently to you?[End Morrus Quote] Morrus, I think what DQDesign was trying to intone was the overall D&D RPG Community and the potential to where D&D, as a RPG, could end up. It's not about "not playing my way". It's about bringing in a potentially overwhelming amount of people who are NOT "roleplayers" and are not actually interested in any of the "roleplaying". As this group increases, it would bring in more money and more and more voices asking for what they want. WotC is a company, owned by an evil faceless juggernaut who wants to expand and acquire more of everything (market share, money, IP's, etc). At some point, WotC would 'switch' t...
  • 02:13 AM - TerraDave quoted Morrus in post Fantasy Grounds Toolset Usage Report
    For those of us who don’t have a mathematical background (ie me)could you explain what that is? Its means winners really win. So, for example number 1 is twice as many as number 2 which is twice as many as number 3 and so on. What the plot shows, where 5E is actually above that orange line, is that its really really winning. Which some of us have been saying for a while. :p

Tuesday, 16th October, 2018

  • 08:32 PM - The Bluemanarc quoted Morrus in post May Rules Update
    The post you replied to was made in May 2018, over 8 years ago. :) I think I have just over slept and woke up in 2026 Damn Nurse Who Never should have left a woman in charge of that Tardis
  • 02:27 PM - Warpiglet quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    It seems like the rumours of D&D as e-sports weren't so far off after all in today's bit of unexpected news, as D&D Beyond and Encounter Roleplaying have announced DnDSports. "DnDSports is the first online D&D Tournament in a cooperative Party vs Party setting from Encounter Roleplay & DnDBeyond with a grand prize of $5,000." 102397 Here's the full announcement: Imagine if two parties fighting for opposite sides found themselves in the same dungeon. It’s kill or be killed. What will they do to survive? DnDSports is the first online D&D Tournament in a cooperative Party vs Party setting from EncounterRoleplay & DnDBeyond with a grand prize of $5,000. Over the course of 4 weeks, 16 players will compete in teams of 4 in single elimination games. Each game is a best of 3 arena battle and played via Roll20. How is it Played? The full rules for DnDSports will be released shortly after our next round of Playtesting. We don’t claim to have created perfect balance, nor is that our a...
  • 01:46 PM - Jay Verkuilen quoted Morrus in post Fantasy Grounds Toolset Usage Report
    For those of us who don’t have a mathematical background (ie me)could you explain what that is? The data have counts of games running with a particular ruleset. So 5E is the most common ruleset, followed by Pathfinder, followed by Savage Worlds, etc. The kind of mechanism that generates this pattern of counts is often thought of as representing "preferential attachment," A preferential attachment process is any of a class of processes in which some quantity, typically some form of wealth or credit, is distributed among a number of individuals or objects according to how much they already have, so that those who are already wealthy receive more than those who are not. This means a more popular ruleset has a higher chance of drawing a new entrant, with the probability being related to 1/rank. The Zipf distribution, and its relatives like the Mandelbrodt and Yule-Simon, are ways of quantifying counts over the rank order. If the Zipf distribution fit the plot of log(Count) on log(Rank) would ...
  • 09:36 AM - DQDesign quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    I've no idea if this is licensed in any way (there's no D&D logo or anything). However, the point of granting a license to somebody is to make money, not lose money. sure, I'm just saying that, luckily, no money can be made without any company effort. And I would like to see that effort invested in something more akin to good d&d books, not this sort of thousands-dollars-prize "TV" show. just because also for hasbro company effort has a cost, and the fact that they choose to invest it in esports instead of a new dnd campaign setting book worries me a lot, because it creates suspicion in me about the fact that they consider this esports thing more profitable than dnd books (at least in perspective).
  • 05:44 AM - DQDesign quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    You want to abandon D&D because somebody else you've never met plays D&D differently to you? no, just because the company which is lucky enough to manage the d&d brand spends the money I gave them buying books and through dmsguild royalty share doing this 'esport silly thing' instead of producing new settings and awesome d&d stories.
  • 03:50 AM - Leatherhead quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    You want to abandon D&D because somebody else you've never met plays D&D differently to you? Normally I would agree with this. What random person A does at their personal table has almost no bearing on the game as a whole. Celebrity Tables are a bit iffier, shows like Critical Role have thousands of eyes on them and cause ripples in the community, which in turn shapes the feedback on future developments. (They have a noticeable influence on Twitch, which owns D&D Beyond, one of the more popular online tools and sources of data-mining for D&D) However, Streamed Competitive Tables will garner feedback, it will be loud because there is money on the line, and it will become the new truth of D&D online communities. It won't negatively impact people like me (who poor over the material looking at the numbers even while they are in UA, and/or go off to make their own stuff) much, if at all. But it will have an impact on future products. And yes I am aware that tournaments have existed a...
  • 03:29 AM - Parmandur quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    Hiya! First: Called it! ;) Second: There has always been "competitive play". Yes. One party goes through a module and gets points. Another party then does the same. Then another. And maybe a fourth. Which ever party scored the most points during the completion of the module wins. That was the "competition". I am not a aware of a single "adventure" that pitted two groups of players sitting across from one another in a Colosseum type setting where they try and kill each other. IMNSHO, trying to equate "D&D eSports Competition" and "AD&D Tournaments" from the late 70's and into the 80's is...disingenuous, to say the least. Both are COMPLETELY different methods for determining a 'winning side'. Third: [Morrus] [Quote Originally Posted by DQDesign] totally agree. I'm seriously thinking about abandoning d&d for other TTRPGs. the standard ones, the ones with stories, friends and bucks far away from the table.[End DQDesign Quote] [Quote Originally Posted by Morrus] You want to abandon D&D because somebody else you've never met plays D&D differently to you?[End Morrus Quote] Morrus, I think what DQDesign was trying to intone was the overall D&D RPG Community and the potential to where D&D, as a RPG, could end up. It's not about "not playing my way". It's about bringing in a potentially overwhelming amount of people who are NOT "roleplayers" and are not actually interested in any of the "roleplaying". As this group increases, it would bring in more money and more and more voices asking for what they want. WotC is a company, owned by an evil faceless juggernaut who wants to expand and acquire more of everything (market share, money, IP's, etc). At some point, WotC would 'switch' t...
  • 02:11 AM - pming quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    Hiya! First: Called it! ;) Second: There has always been "competitive play". Yes. One party goes through a module and gets points. Another party then does the same. Then another. And maybe a fourth. Which ever party scored the most points during the completion of the module wins. That was the "competition". I am not a aware of a single "adventure" that pitted two groups of players sitting across from one another in a Colosseum type setting where they try and kill each other. IMNSHO, trying to equate "D&D eSports Competition" and "AD&D Tournaments" from the late 70's and into the 80's is...disingenuous, to say the least. Both are COMPLETELY different methods for determining a 'winning side'. Third: [quote=Morrus] [Quote Originally Posted by DQDesign] totally agree. I'm seriously thinking about abandoning d&d for other TTRPGs. the standard ones, the ones with stories, friends and bucks far away from the table.[End DQDesign Quote] [Quote Originally Posted by Morrus] You want to abandon D&D because somebody else you've never met plays D&D differently to you?[End Morrus Quote] Morrus, I think what DQDesign was trying to intone was the overall D&D RPG Community and the potential to where D&D, as a RPG, could end up. It's not about "not playing my way". It's about bringing in a potentially overwhelming amount of people who are NOT "roleplayers" and are not actually interested in any of the "roleplaying". As this group increases, it would bring in more money and more and more voices asking for what they want. WotC is a company, owned by an evil faceless juggernaut who wants to expand and acquire more of everything (market share, money, IP's, etc). At some point, WotC would 'switch' to...
  • 12:10 AM - Brodie quoted Morrus in post "DnDSports": Competitive Play With Prizes
    Those are based on *actual* tournaments that are run at conventions in real life, dating back as far as the 1970s. Competitive D&D play has always been a thing. Aaaaah. Okay.

Sunday, 14th October, 2018

  • 08:37 PM - jonesy quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Episode - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    I like the color scheme. Very pneumatic control panel. Does the symbol repeated on the walls mean something special? ..and the fact that they are only alive because of a 1 in a trillion trillion trillion trillion chance of a passing spaceship picking them up in space. That was very Hitchhiker's Guide-like (I seem to recall that happening multiple times throughout them books). Where did the spectacles come from?
  • 03:06 AM - Slit518 quoted Morrus in post WOTC is hiring a new Game Designer for D&D
    There aren’t rules. The person who is hiring will look at your resume and decide if they want to interview you. If they interview you, they’ll then decide if they want to hire you. You can’t rules-lawyer it or get them to hire you on a technicality. I feel weird explaining the concept of a job application to somebody. Are you particularly young? I’m guessing you’ve not applied for a job before? Generally I’d suggest viewing the job requirements in the spirit they’re intended. No, I am not young. I just figured they would need examples of such things, but something attached to an NDA for example does not have examples. But Jester David explains it better in a below response.
  • 02:27 AM - Slit518 quoted Morrus in post WOTC is hiring a new Game Designer for D&D
    Yes, but they’ll look at it. How does things you can't talk about work? Like let's say you did some work for Warner Brothers (which I didn't), but you have an NDA until the product is revealed. And in that product you have some credits. How does that work?!?


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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
4705 +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.
201 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...
12 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...
122 -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.
242 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...
169 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.
260 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.
73 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!)
391 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.
244 0 1 Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 05:22 PM Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 05:22 PM
FASA-WOIN Starship Conversion Guide
FASA’s 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...
190 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...
177 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.
161 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.
112 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.
188 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.
313 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...
237 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/...
222 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...
140 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 ...
91 0 2 Thursday, 22nd October, 2015, 12:08 AM Tuesday, 8th December, 2015, 06:07 PM

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