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    Today, 11:08 AM
    No, I didn’t forget. I wrote exactly what I meant to write. :)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Today, 05:01 AM
    There's any number of works of sci-fi that include longer-life. However, it may not be the best source of plot points. "We all live longer now," isn't much of a story-driver in and of itself. And, in terms of visual media, it doesn't generate that much that is interesting to *see* on the screen. You get more mileage out of things that imply conflicts - like "the rich live long and better...
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Today, 01:43 AM
    Chills
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Today, 01:35 AM
    I see IP violation all over the place! The punishment should be an entire season of this! Stat!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 12:04 AM
    Matthew Mercer (DM of Critical Role) and Stephen Colbert (host of The Colbert Report) played a game of D&D for Red Nose Day (the longstanding Comic Relief telethon event). It's just the two of them, one-on-one, in a 45-minute adventure! Red Nose Day is a longstanding British institution which traditionally takes place in March, founded in 1985, and raises funds for children in...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    I thought the trailer looked great right up until the silly plane bit at the end. Did I see two Jumbo Jets crashing in slow motion with somebody sanding on top of one of them? Urgh.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:31 PM
    You mean post-T1. T1 introduced the T800. T2 introduce the T1000.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:21 PM
    The goals of play can be found with the following question - why are the *players* bothering to play. The mechanics are there to help the players attain the goals of play. For some, really interesting tactical wargaming may be a goal for play. For another, it may be emotional social roleplaying, and so on. Everyone has their reasons to sit at the table. XP, in and of themselves, are...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:11 PM
    Well, if you don't do anything towards the goals, or even take on challenging issues, you don't get XP. Burning down a house is something anyone can do, and takes no special effort - oil, toches, whoomph! Done. Why should they get a reward for that? You aren't *entitled* to XP - calling this punitive is kind of like saying that, if you don't work, your employer is being "punitive" for not...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:41 PM
    Broadly - have it result in action in which the PCs are at a clear disadvantage, but no so much of a disadvantage that they automatically lose.
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    Yesterday, 07:42 PM
    We think this is fixed now (thanks to darjr). Please let us know if it happens again.
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    Yesterday, 06:54 PM
    Gritty Starfinder-compatible horror sci-fi setting Grimmerspace, which features writing by Sean "Sam Gangee" Astin, has launched on Kickstarter. It's a setting where advanced scientific civilisations encounter magic for the first time, and it doesn't go well. If you enjoyed The Styes, an adventure in WotC's latest adventure book for D&D, Ghosts of Saltmarsh, you'll be interested to...
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    Yesterday, 06:48 PM
    For my next game I may consider using Int for Init instead of Dex, to balance those stats out a bit.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:45 PM
    If you wanna spend a week digging through the ashes, sure. Real interesting play opportunity, there... For the same reason you don't give a 15th level character XP for killing a goblin - if it is too easy, or there is no risk to the character, they don't earn XP. Also, for reason that burning down the house doesn't actually guarantee anyone is defeated. In the classic module,...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:28 PM
    If it is structured like the original U series, if you burn the house, you may deal with the immediate thing, but you probably miss on the actual issue going forward.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:26 PM
    Hm. The board games I play most frequently these days... Sentinels of the Multiverse Betrayal at the House on the Hill Betrayal Legacy (the Legacy game version of the above) Gloomhaven
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:42 PM
    I haven’t done a podcast interview.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:27 PM
    An area that I think is worth exploring is 5e players against 4e monster design. I still consider that the best part of 4e, and would love to see the 4e monsters get some 5e stats but keeping with a lot of the 4e abilities they had. Though....I would stick with the 5e names, some of those 4e descriptions were a bit hokey:)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:13 AM
    Funny you should ask! http://www.enworld.org/atouchmoreclass/
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:11 AM
    Yeah, the reason WotC gave up the magazine publishing in the first place was a desire to divest it completely, so they sold all that to Paizo along with the licensing contract. As to why Paizo didn’t continue a magazine, it was already not a great money-maker for them to produce in that format (paper costs, subscription prices, etc.) they already had the vending web site by the time the license...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:58 AM
    No, I think the monsters by and large did not play well with one another, but one of them (won’t spoil it) was trying to get them to work together. By and large, it was pretty much a monster apartment building where you could go from door to door with impunity, as originally written.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:07 AM
    acpitz 1 Please review The Forum Rules. Please pay specific attention to the section on inclusivity. EN World is an open and inclusive community - we support all gamers, regardless of their race, religion, sexuality or gender. If you aren't open to that, EN World is not the place for you. Continued posting against the LGBTQ community will not be tolerated. Period. If you feel a need...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 11:32 PM
    There are four. Saltmarsh Acquisitions Inc Eberron Avernus
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 09:38 PM
    I was watching early GoT and a lot of the Winterfell stuff really reminded me of Robin of Sherwood.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 08:58 PM
    Am I right in saying that you have to buy something on Amazon to rate it? And the street date was yesterday? I’m betting these people haven’t even read it yet!
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 04:58 PM
    Nope. Perhaps in other places on the internet, that'd be a reasonable assumption, but not so much here. That's not how our moderation staff, or I, or the board software works. We rarely edit posts - generally only to add a note or to cut out a bit that is in flagrant violation of The Rules. If something you've written gets official moderation attention, you will generally leave a post in...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 11:08 AM
    I always love the idea of 3D terrain, but transporting it and setting it up always puts me off the idea. It looks lovely, and I’m sure it really adds to the game, but the logistics of it!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 11:03 AM
    Huh. Now that IS odd. What on Earth could cause that all of a sudden? The software hasn’t changed recently. I’m away until tomorrow night, but we might have to disable the post report button if it’s suddenly doing that. The software technically shouldn’t even *allow* a blank post, or one with less than (I think 3?) characters.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 11:01 AM
    What is this about, acpitz 1? You appear to be a new member who has decided to start insulting us. Something up?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 10:49 AM
    That's not how I would interpret 5-stars.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 10:39 AM
    Definitely no Arya sequel: https://www.comicbookmovie.com/tv/hbo/game_of_thrones/game-of-thrones-wont-be-getting-a-sequel-series-maisie-williams-comments-on-aryas-fate-spoilers-a168497
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 10:38 AM
    Presumably west of Westeros is Americos? Westeros is - kinda - Great Britain (GRRM has even said the Wall is Hadrian's Wall, and he came up with it while visiting there). Essos is kinda continental Europe and Asia. Sothoryos we don't know much about, but I'd guess it has things in common with the African continent. So that leaves the ocean to the West, over which are GRRM's version of the...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 10:32 AM
    Well, presumably 1 star and 5 stars are equal extremes, unless you don't agree with them. It's a binary world these days - things are either the best thing ever or the worst thing ever.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, 03:40 AM
    So, in a meta sense, he married his best friends ex-wife. What's just weird.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 11:56 PM
    Hmm. Question: why does Renly think he has a claim? Stannis does (in fact he’s the rightful heir), and Joffrey does via deception, but where does Renley’a claim come from? (I say all this knowing that it doesn’t matter because at the end is a dragon).
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 10:45 PM
    I’m not sure how both you and capnZapp are continuing to reply to me, but I have had you both blocked for a while. I would like to clarify that circumventing the privacy features on this forum, whether it’s me or anybody else, will get you permanently banned. We take the privacy controls seriously.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 09:19 PM
    The PCs aren't special. Okay, fine. Having an 18 strength, even for a man, seems pretty special... If heroism comes from *actions*, that doesn't really inform what stats should be allowed in game. Maybe there's loads of people out there with good stats, but they don't take action that uses them in heroic manners...
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 07:28 PM
    _NewbieDM_ thanks for this! Just subscribed to the feed!
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 06:37 PM
    I’d vote for no more rules. Yea.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 06:07 PM
    Just finished s1. At the end of the first season Dany burns her captured midwife slave alive for failing her. “You will . But I don’t want your screams. I only want your life.” She was full of vengeance from the start.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 05:46 PM
    More specifically, when you are talking about a large fanbase, they aren't one, "the fanbase". They are a loose aggregation of different subgroups, who get different things out of the works. Each one will allow for different subversions of expectations, and often there isn't much overlap - a subversion that works for one subgroup becomes the hill another will die on. It becomes a game of,...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 05:37 PM
    Folks, You are making it personal. Please stop. Thanks.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 05:06 PM
    I’ll move this to the promotions forum for you. Good luck with the Kickstarter!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 03:50 PM
    Here's a closer look at the upcoming D&D Essentials Kit. D&D Essentials Kit (September 3rd; June 24th in the US) Boxed Set Everything you need to create characters and play the new adventures in this introduction to the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Dungeons & Dragons is a cooperative storytelling game that harnesses your imagination and invites you to explore a fantastic world...
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    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 03:33 PM
    Oh, he was there, then?
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    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 06:05 AM
    I'll agree with this. At the height of the edition war, Enworld was as much a battleground as anywhere. Significantly more civil than many forums but it still got ugly.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 06:02 AM
    So what do you think would be the commercial limitation? As we established it looks like the market can absorb a few wizards with fabricate, as its still a very small increase in the supply of crafted goods. So to my mind either there is enough market for the wizard to sells all the goods he makes, or a few regular crafters go out of business and the wizard takes over (due to speed and...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 05:19 AM
    I voted 2E, but I like several for different reasons: - I said 2E because I ran two of my longest-running campaigns on it; it’s flexibility was such that I could pull in a lot of 1E material without throwing it out of whack, and I home-brewed that system the most by far. It was also the system under which some of the most awesome campaign settings ever were created. - I love Basic D&D...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 21st May, 2019, 12:58 AM
    No zombies, please! Don’t mind a deep history series, but the zombies were always the part of GoT I was least interested in. Walking Dead is tedious enough! Arya in her own on a brand new continent could be fun, though that’s a totally new show basically, with just the one character to link it to the rest.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 10:14 PM
    Humans help define and reinforce their moral and ethical positions via their stories. The idea that stories are not reality, and therefore should have no influence on the real world, ignores much of the purpose of human storytelling - and flies in the face of how good stories have significant emotional impact on people. "Grown-ups," are the people on the planet who do the most senseless...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 09:39 PM
    My understanding is that HBO wanted the showrunners to keep going for more seasons, and offered money for more episodes, but Weiss and Benioff declined. Even if the shorter seasons were imposed on them, there are myriad ways to write the ending of this show that make the events leading up to this season have more import. Babylon 5's fourth season is stupendous because, despite being...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 09:18 PM
    Television does not always give you the luxury of knowing how you are going to be allowed to end your story. My understanding is that the decision to have the 7th and 8th season be brief was a business decision made after that (and other issues we could point to) were already in motion. When they cut your episode count, you have to cut material. Such is the nature of television at the moment....
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 08:52 PM
    For me 3e to play in, 4e to DM
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 07:46 PM
    Oh that's nonsense. There's fantasy tropes of the hero fighting a heroic duel and saving the day and winning the princess. That stuff he's pushing back on. But then there's just good storytelling. You don't devote 2 seasons to a character gaining a skill only to have her not even bring up that she has that skill. And especially in GRRM's writing, characters are supposed to act realistically,...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 05:42 PM
    Morrus replied to What the Hell?
    Is it set in the 70s or in the future?
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 04:03 PM
    It’s real vulnerability is dispel magic, one hit and it’s poof. It’s biggest power is it’s raw nova, a wizard or paladin that can just blow all of their spells in rapid session, just wrecking everything in site.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 03:13 PM
    You seem to forget one of GRRM's stated purposes in writing the series - to teach genre fans lessons about how things don't work out the way they want them, to specifically defy your narrative expectations.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 03:10 PM
    It wasn't original. They were writing to GRRM's outline. Each episode costs something like $10 million to produce. To get it remade, you don't need a petition with 1 million signatures. You need $100 million.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 11:57 AM
    So did Bran basically plan all this from the start?
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 06:29 AM
    Let's see . . . who should be King? Bran: How about me? I've got a good personal story. Tyrion: Look, you wee sh**, you can see the future, knew Daenerys was going to burn thousands of innocents, and didn't say a thing. You're practically an accomplice! You're the last person I'd ever trust. I regret ever giving you that saddle, you ingrate!
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 06:12 AM
    Number of faces worn by Arya? Zero. Number of political schemes enacted by Sansa: maaaybe one if "telling Tyrion the truth" counts as a scheme. Number of useful things Bran learned with his visions: maaaybe one, if "the Night King wants to kill me, not that he doesn't want to kill everyone else too" counts as useful.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 06:08 AM
    The North decides to be its own kingdom. Yara: Wait, that's a f***ing option? We tried seceding thirty years ago and y'all flipped out and took my brother as a hostage.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 06:06 AM
    Hm, I bet the Dothraki will rape and pillage when they learn Daenerys is dead. Quick, do that thing we do when we don't know how to write a scene. *cuts to several weeks later for Tyrion's trial*
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 03:32 AM
    Mistweeeeeeellllllll!!!!! :)
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    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 03:31 AM
    Spoiler swag! Not spelljammer Warforged. Ebberon
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 03:29 AM
    On stream now
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 03:23 AM
    Concert stream is still going. And I have a few new favorite bands! The concert has been cool.
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  • Truth Seeker's Avatar
    Monday, 20th May, 2019, 02:14 AM
    THE IRON THRONE Daenerys has emerged as the dominant power in Westeros as Jon Snow and the rest of our heroes struggle with hard truths in the wake of the Battle of King's Landing...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 11:23 PM
    I can’t take credit for it, sadly — Stu Venable from Happy Jack’s RPG Podcast is friggin’ hilarious. :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 11:23 PM
    Buying a book from them doesn’t make them your slave forevermore. They’re allowed to make new things. This is not a betrayal. :)
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 09:34 PM
    Defcons morale break is a solid mechanic if you want that to be the default in your campaign. If you want it to be more “here and there”, the key is: 1) different goal other than killing. It’s getting the item, saving a person, etc 2) excessive time pressure. Sure the party will win, but it will weaken them for the next thing, and they don’t have time to rest. Now they seriously debate...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 09:09 PM
    They’re moving to a new edition. I thought that was clear. :)
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 05:50 PM
    If a wizard found an imprisoned creature (aka the spell). Could they use that creature as the target for simulacrum? How about if they were under sequester?
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 05:45 PM
    I have now. Thank you that neatly answered the question.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 05:42 PM
    Sunday's surprise? G.R.R.M. is a lost Targaryen, and takes the Iron Throne.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 05:37 PM
    Another wonderful article! You have completely sold me that such spells would not wreck the economy. So now all that is left is the PC question. So as you have stated, a Pc wizard selling weapons and armor wouldn’t break the bank, the market can likely absorb the extra goods...unless it was glutted already. So if we assume “average profit” for a given crafting day (since the wizards will...
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    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 03:30 PM
    It kind of is all over.. It's kind of a Kitchen Sink campaign.. stuff from fictional worlds are brought in and mix together. There's the Deviant art group and I've tried to collect most of the info (not the stories) in a series of google docs (I'll find the links for them later) which I need to seriously update.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 02:24 PM
    Oh, they won't say it feels threatening here. This is a put your money where your mouth is, rhetorical question of self-exploration thing. To see whether folks are actually threatened, you have to *do* it, not just talk about it. And you have to lay all the implicit social baggage that comes with the stereotypes into the game as well. And yes, not everybody will feel uncomfortable. ...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 12:59 PM
    Welcome to this free 12-page preview of A Touch More Class, the upcoming sequel to EN Publishing's bestselling A Touch of Class. This preview contains 12 pages of the full 101-page book and includes the Savant, which is just one of the nine new character classes included in the full book. This book will be launching on Kickstarter very soon! Download the 12-page preview from DTRPG...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 04:02 AM
    It's just a game. It's just a movie. It's just a book. It's just a joke. It doesn't matter if I meant it as a *joke* right? It is "just" a thing, until that thing harms someone. Until that thing imposes limits for no good reason. Until that thing gets repeated enough that we let the sense of the fiction bleed into reality. Our stories don't take place in a vacuum. They take place...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 01:21 AM
    Taking 5E out of the equation, what’s your favourite D&D edition — and why? I spent the longest time with 2E, but the launch which excited me most was 3E. I think I’d vote 2E, but it’s close. For poll purposes, OD&D includes everything and overlapping before 1E, including BECMI, etc. Even Chainmail, if that’s anybody’s vote.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 19th May, 2019, 01:16 AM
    I *never* give release dates. But these errata have been collated and are in layout.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 11:42 PM
    Simulacrum has the clause "lacks the ability to learn or become more powerful, so it never increases its level or other Abilities, nor can it regain expended Spell Slots" I was curious how strict people are with that interpretation. I can see it range as loose as "just can't gain XP" to as strict as "anything outside of the shortest term memory it can't remember". How do you treat it?
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 11:38 PM
    Baldurs Gate: Discotecha in Hell. Or Planescape.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 11:17 PM
    This was a wonderfully rationalized post, I greatly appreciate the effort. It also helps solve some of the cleric questions such as: If 5th level clerics can cast Create Food and Water...do you even need farming? (the answer based on your numbers: you could feed 3,000 people or so if every 5th level cleric did the job...a nice boost, but certainty not supporting a 5 million person kingdom). If...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 09:58 PM
    Morrus replied to Firearms
    I dunno. I saw a “large knife wound” on Game of Thrones. It made Ned Stark’s head fall off.
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 09:56 PM
    All we know is what’s on that crowdfunding page. We’re just reading the same page you are. :)
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 09:36 PM
    At this point, it sounds like you know it better than me. :)
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 09:24 PM
    The page itself clarifies it better than I could. But amongst several other things it includes both a PF2 edition of Kingmaker and a 5E Bestiary.
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 08:55 PM
    Place your bets! What will it be?
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 08:21 PM
    Morrus started a thread Game of Thrones s1e1
    ‪Watched the first ever ep of Game of Thrones again today, first time in 8(?) years. So... (a) everybody looks so young (b) the lower budget shows (c) it feels like a 1980s BBC show and (d) you’re gonna die, & you’re gonna die, & you’re gonna die, & you there are also gonna die. ‬ Lots of dead men walking. The pacing is much much slower than I’m used to from that show (and I’m not just...
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 06:35 PM
    It's been over a year since I wrapped up the original release of the steampunk adventure path ZEITGEIST: The Gears of Revolution, and since then I have devoted my creative energies to running a 20-month campaign and writing a novel. But now I want to produce and sell something new, so I'm curious which of these ideas would be most popular. Four options. 1. ZEITGEIST: Steel Wind - A...
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 05:41 PM
    In 5e we intentionally changed it so yes, if you have two attacks you can fire and reload and fire again. But the next round you have to use a bonus action to relax before firing once. Guns in 4e were better than they are in 5e, sure to how attack powers would let you use multiple dice.
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 02:09 PM
    Quickstarters are a big thing these days, and typically it doesn’t greatly affect the funding total. The sense of urgency adds incentive. In fact, the opposite is often true — long Kickstarters can do worse; 40 day Kickstarters do worse than 30 day ones, for example.
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 01:16 PM
    I’ll give it the benefit of the doubt. Keaton and Ledger were both highly derided choices until they proved to be excellent. Actors act!
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 11:37 AM
    Paizo's Kingmaker 10th Anniversary crowdfunding campaign, which is taking place on Game On Tabletop, has been extended until June 4th. They sent out the following email this morning! "When we first launched the Kingmaker 10th Anniversary campaign on Game On Tabletop, we heard from Pathfinder players worldwide wondering why the campaign was only two weeks. For some, the campaign timing...
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 08:44 AM
    Sorry I haven't posted much lately. Work has been keeping me busy, plus preparing for a convention I work at. Next weekend is the convention, so I probably won't be posting anything until closer to June. In the meantime, while I have a nice to do list, with many WIPs, if there's anything in particular you want, send me a PM or post it here and I'll add to the list. Oh.. On my personal posting...
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 05:05 AM
    All with images that showed how very, very similar to the original the Axanar use was. I mean, really, anyone looking at it can see that they're intended to be the same. More than "similar". There are no "generic" ships on the list that I can see. There are very specifically Federation, Klingon, and Vulcan ships, following visual designs set in canon Trek sources.
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    Saturday, 18th May, 2019, 04:49 AM
    One person's annoying is another person's, "Well, its about time."
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 10:28 PM
    eBay for me again then, I guess.
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 09:34 PM
    Michael Keaton is special, though. The dude can make the *Vulture* into a credible villain on the big screen, for crying out loud. That speaks to me of some sorcery that is not easily duplicated without blood oaths to powers mankind is not meant to know....
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 09:32 PM
    Nope. I didn't see much point. I liked Dark Knight, but honestly, Batman isn't the character that makes that movie interesting. And Bane has never really struck me as compelling. Neither the titular character nor the villain were draws, so I didn't bother.
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 09:19 PM
    The character is from several editions back. Wow. Your clerics must not use their Wisdom much. When you cheese off the party tank and cleric, they don't need to fight you. They need to just stand aside at the right time.
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 08:58 PM
    Have you looked at that list? It isn't like, "You have things that vaguely resemble Vulcans." It is, "You have things specifically called Vulcans, that look and act the same, have the same culture, and *have the same personal names* as character in copyrighted materials." Axanar was not people making something broadly inspired by Trek, or an homage. They were making Trek fanfic in movie...
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 08:50 PM
    Is that your favourite phrase?
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 08:45 PM
    I think that I haven't seen the Dark Knight Rises, Bats v. Supes, or Justice League, and this casting is not likely to change that pattern.
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    Friday, 17th May, 2019, 08:20 PM
    I think most of us here are so removed from being "new players" that we have forgotten what makes it easy or difficult. Anecdote, not data, but I taught a couple of 13/14 year-olds to play 5e, and they found it plenty accessible. One of them quickly went off to put together a game with her peers, who also had zero difficulty picking it up. We could have a long argument about what's more...
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  • 08:32 PM - Dannyalcatraz mentioned Morrus in post Completely Blank Posts?
    Any ETA on when this will be fixed?...I don't want to be seen as blatantly abusing anything. Is there alternative method I can use to report posts in the mean time? No timetable as yet, AFAIK. Perhaps Morrus could make a glitch announcement and ask that reports be PMed to The Mod Squad?* https://www.memorabletv.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/the-mod-squad.jpg Or, for those unconcerned with anonymous reporting, posting it in Meta? * not pictured: any actual ENWorld Mods.
  • 10:10 AM - Dannyalcatraz mentioned Morrus in post Completely Blank Posts?
    Morrus Umbran darjr I think I may have discovered the trigger for the posts disappearing: every one I know of that got blacked out was reported.
  • 07:44 AM - Dannyalcatraz mentioned Morrus in post Completely Blank Posts?
    Morrus Umbran darjr As I noted above, I’ve personally encountered two blacked out posts by spammers (whom I subsequently banned). The text wasn’t merely color matched to the back, because the reported text didn’t show even when I quoted it to check. What had been there was simply gone. Something odd is going on.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019

  • 04:58 AM - Maxperson mentioned Morrus in post Is RPGing a *literary* endeavour?
    That they are dancing is more about content than description. The thing that makes the scene more interesting is that the kobolds are dancing for some reason, not how the GM describes the dance It's not, or at least it's not entirely content. Dancing is a description of what the kobolds are doing up on the hill. Dancing is also content. This brings me back(again) to the point I made pages ago. Both qualitative description AND content are both necessary to make an interesting scene. One without the other is going to be dull. Also not sure why my posts keep including that quote I think it has something to do with multiquoting. Zardnaar was driving Morrus crazy with it in a thread recently. Maybe one of them could help you figure out how to stop quoting it.

Sunday, 19th May, 2019

  • 01:45 AM - SkidAce mentioned Morrus in post Favourite D&D edition that’s not 5E
    Same as Morrus , a close vote. Many fond memories of 2E, but 3E coming along and "modernizing" things we had houseruled for 2E anyway, makes it my favorite. At least at the beginning.

Friday, 17th May, 2019

  • 10:02 PM - Parmandur mentioned Morrus in post What is missing in 5E that you had in other editions?
    Nothign to see here
  • 05:57 PM - Parmandur mentioned Morrus in post New D&D Adventure Reveal On 17th May at 'The Descent'
    https://www.renaud-bray.com/Livres_Produit.aspx?id=2843418&def=Dungeons+%26+Dragons+Essentials+Kit+(D%26D+Boxed+Set)%2cCOLLECTIF%2c9780786966837 Seems like we were both wrong on the Box Set. The site lists the dice and miscellany separate from this: The Essentials Kit. So maybe a new revised version of the starter set, but not Eberron specific it seems. Well, the name to me suggests maybe more of a neo-Expert Set: not an intro product, but a second product for folks who bought the Starter Set and want more. Something for folks with no FLGS, who buy their Magic & DnD stuff at Target or whatnot. Morrus more grist for the mill.
  • 05:12 PM - Parmandur mentioned Morrus in post New D&D Adventure Reveal On 17th May at 'The Descent'
    So looks like we were spot on with the Adventure book. "Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus" https://www.renaud-bray.com/Livres_Produit.aspx?id=2843417&def=Dungeons+%26+Dragons+Baldur%27s+Gate%3A+Descent+Into+Avernus+Hardcover+Book+(D%26D+Adventure)%2CCOLLECTIF%2C9780786966769 One correct. 3 more to go. Shout out to Parmandur for being on the Baldurs Gate connection before anyone! Boom! They just kept talking about Baldur's Gate, and getting way too detailed. Interestign that the name pattern matches "Waterdeep: Dragon Heist." Morrus might warrant a new story for your front page.

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  • 08:03 PM - ParanoydStyle mentioned Morrus in post Missing Community Supporter and Silver Subscriber under name.
    Morrus I also subscribed as a Silver Supporter on March 25th according to PayPal. I am worried I am going insane because I can't seem to find the donate/subscription/support button/page/whatever anymore. I am positive I donated so it feels vaguely like the website is gaslighting me. I know that 19.99 is the amount I paid through PayPal but I can't find the page that explains how long of a subscription that purchases. (If ANYONE reading this can link me to the page, I'd be very appreciative. Right now I'm not sure if the donate/support button/link has been taken down, if I'm losing my mind, or if I just SUUUUUUPER critically failed my perception check.) Anyway, I, also would really, really appreciate getting my subscriber benefits. (I think) I forbore saying anything until now because I wanted to make sure my payment had PLENTY of time to process and because I didn't want to be a pain in the ass. But as it's been almost a month I need to speak up and I really do want my custom user titl...

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019

  • 01:48 PM - TaranTheWanderer mentioned Morrus in post Group Iniative Order
    ...arget). So it's rules legal as long as the movement, Ready action, and trigger are all faithfully applied and resolved. Whether or not you find the outcome satisfying even though it's rules legal is another matter though. This. The dm can move them, one at time, and then have them wait to ready an action to attack. but Telvin: - If they had multiple attacks, they'd lose their extra attacks because readying takes your action and then it takes your 'reaction' to make the attack. You can't ready multiple attacks. Really, in this scenario(because of pack tactics), only the first bloodhawk (per PC) needs to ready until any of their other allies moved in. The others can just move in and attack as long as one of their allies was already adjacent. So, if they DM felt bloodhawks were smart enough to move and ready and only attacked once, then it's legal. With INT 3, I might have made the first bloodhawk attack with a normal attack...maybe. 3 is still pretty smart. Morrus Hmmmm. What *is* the rule for simultaneous initiative? Having them all move then all attack creates a massive tactical advantage over having them each move then attack. For me, they all go at once but still 'one at a time.' It probably evens out because now the PCs can all go simultaneously and use the same tactics. Although, it makes initiative a bit more important, I think. Having the PCs all go first and take out several of the bloodhawks before they acted might have changed the outcome. Telvin Who won initiative?

Tuesday, 9th April, 2019

  • 03:41 PM - lowkey13 mentioned Morrus in post ENWorld Not Secure`
    Yo Morrus - Just as an FYI, enworld has been reporting as "Not Secure" recently. Not sure if you let a security ceritificate expire or something, but you might want to look into that.

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  • 04:43 PM - CleverNickName mentioned Morrus in post Critical Role Kickstarter Predition Game: Guess the Funding Outcome (GTFO)
    Thanks to the #CritterPush during last night's broadcast, the Kickstarter blew through their final stretch goal (of $8.8M) and then another $111K before it slowed back down. mortwatcher barely got to spend any time at all in the limelight, before Henry took the lead. Last night's event really blew up my spreadsheet too, which depends on a smooth U-shaped graph and wasn't designed to handle spikes like this. I'm now predicting Morrus to win...but let's be honest, nobody knows anymore. Critters are crazy. (For those not in the know, the #CritterPush event was coordinated in the Kickstarter comment section by a handful of pledges who thought it would be hilarious if they broke their final stretch goal live during their regular broadcast. So they coordinated tens of thousands of donors over social media, asking everyone to increase their pledges by just $5 to accomplish that task. It worked better than they had hoped, because like I said: Critters are crazy.)
  • 02:15 AM - Elfcrusher mentioned Morrus in post New D&D Adventure Reveal On 17th May at 'The Descent'
    Why does that blindfolded angel thing seem so familiar? Is that a Magic the Gathering thing? It's Illidan Stormrage... Morrus I like imagining that the artist is pleased you noticed the reference.

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Friday, 24th May, 2019

  • 12:24 AM - trappedslider quoted Morrus in post TERMINATOR DARK FATE | OFFICIAL HD TRAILER #1 | 2019
    I thought the trailer looked great right up until the silly plane bit at the end. Did I see two Jumbo Jets crashing in slow motion with somebody sanding on top of one of them? Urgh. C-130s from the look and the fact that there's a quick shot of a pallet with a hummer dropping with someone holding to the underside of the pallet. It looks like one of the terminators did the whole arms into blades to cling to one of the planes. You mean post-T1. T1 introduced the T800. T2 introduce the T1000. I dropped words from my statement while typing it, It should have said ..."did right was give us cool-looking new models"

Thursday, 23rd May, 2019

  • 04:28 PM - jasper quoted Morrus in post Ghosts of Saltmarsh: A Review
    I haven’t done a podcast interview. My mistake NewbieDm did the pod cast and posted the link in the forum. https://newbiedm.podbean.com/
  • 03:28 AM - MerricB quoted Morrus in post Amazon ratings of Ghosts of Saltmarsh
    Am I right in saying that you have to buy something on Amazon to rate it? And the street date was yesterday? I’m betting these people haven’t even read it yet! Hmm... I think you need to buy "something", but not the product in question. If you've actually bought the product from Amazon, a written review has the tag "Verified Purchase". (Ratings... not so much!) There's more than one review I've seen where they've criticised the shipping rather than the product. Cheers!

Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019

  • 06:10 PM - acpitz 1 quoted Morrus in post Completely Blank Posts?
    What is this about, acpitz 1? You appear to be a new member who has decided to start insulting us. Something up? As I said in reply to Umbran I stand corrected. But in these times of shadow banning is a norm it's just very suspicious that posts disappear like that.
  • 04:37 PM - Dannyalcatraz quoted Morrus in post Hidden
  • 03:08 PM - Parmandur quoted Morrus in post Amazon ratings of Ghosts of Saltmarsh
    That's not how I would interpret 5-stars. Reasonably, yes; however, ratings online are weighted to 5 stars.
  • 02:34 PM - Mistwell quoted Morrus in post Amazon ratings of Ghosts of Saltmarsh
    Well, presumably 1 star and 5 stars are equal extremes, unless you don't agree with them. It's a binary world these days - things are either the best thing ever or the worst thing ever. I rate your opinion 1 star. ONE STAR I SAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Worst. Post. EVAR!!!!! https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/70755053.jpg
  • 12:25 PM - Hussar quoted Morrus in post Amazon ratings of Ghosts of Saltmarsh
    That's not how I would interpret 5-stars. True, but, that is generally how ratings are done. That's why most reviews skew so high. Really, a 7/10 should be a pretty high rating, it's higher than the majority of other similar stuff out there. But, unfortunately, what it really means is that it's a barely adequate product because the baseline is 9 or 10 out of 10. Same goes for 5/5. It makes reviews pretty much pointless in most cases.
  • 10:44 AM - Paul Farquhar quoted Morrus in post Amazon ratings of Ghosts of Saltmarsh
    Well, presumably 1 star and 5 stars are equal extremes, unless you don't agree with them. It's a binary world these days - things are either the best thing ever or the worst thing ever. Not quite. One Star needs an explanation, since there must be something very badly wrong. Five Star simply means "it does exactly what it says on the tin" since the advertising clearly gives the best possible interpretation of the product. Also, given the tendency for the internet to be negative, it is much more likely that a One Star is political (by which I include any reason unrelated to the quality of the product itself, such as "I hate what Hasbro is doing with Eberron").
  • 07:01 AM - ccs quoted Morrus in post Game of Thrones s1e1
    Hmm. Question: why does Renly think he has a claim? Stannis does (in fact he’s the rightful heir), and Joffrey does via deception, but where does Renley’a claim come from? (I say all this knowing that it doesn’t matter because at the end is a dragon). He's the youngest of the 3 Baratheon brothers. Robert, Stannis & then Renly Baratheon. He's 4th in line after Joffery, Tommen, then Stannis. He does have a claim, just a lot weaker than the rest.

Monday, 20th May, 2019

  • 09:16 PM - doctorbadwolf quoted Morrus in post "I'm BATMAN!" - Robert Pattison
    Michael Keaton is a great actor. He even nailed Ray Kroc in The Founder on Netflix. Have not watched a Batman movie since the Dark Knight. When you basically nail perfection anything else is gonna look bad. "Perfection"? lol oof. It's pretty good movie, with a batman that is...fine, I guess? It's probably the third best live action Batman movie, maybe 4th. I’ll give it the benefit of the doubt. Keaton and Ledger were both highly derided choices until they proved to be excellent. Actors act! And Pattinson is a morbid weirdo who comes across at a casual glance as a vapid pop star. Literally my only worry with him is the physical build, but if Keaton can pull it off, I'm sure he can too.
  • 05:46 PM - lowkey13 quoted Morrus in post What the Hell?
    Is it set in the 70s or in the future? My recollection (remember- I read this a LONG time ago, when I was much younger) is that the protagonist died in the present time, but it was set some time in the future (due to waiting, like you tend to do in the afterlife)- that said, the characters were almost all fictional or people from history; I can't recall anyone that was alive at the time I read it that was said to have died. EDIT- OH! So, I looked it up on Wikipedia; apparently, there was a "sequel" in 2010, and that referred to Sagan. I know nothing about that.
  • 12:04 PM - Joker quoted Morrus in post GAME OF THRONES SEASON 8--Final Run-- Part 6---THE END
    So did Bran basically plan all this from the start? I think he's like a super computer and sees a lot of different possible paths at once. He then tries to steer people in the right direction for the best outcome, taking into account how people's actions might change if he tells them anything. But that's just how I choose to see it. The makers of the show have been uncomfortable with the magic elements from the get go. So we don't really know how Bran's powers work.
  • 12:02 PM - jonesy quoted Morrus in post GAME OF THRONES SEASON 8--Final Run-- Part 6---THE END
    So did Bran basically plan all this from the start? It really does seem so.
  • 07:07 AM - Li Shenron quoted Morrus in post Favourite D&D edition that’s not 5E
    Taking 5E out of the equation, what’s your favourite D&D edition — and why? 3.0 - because it's a very comprehensive system with vast design room for homebrew material. If you want a game that has a ready-made rule for (almost) every situation and you like fiddly bits, that is. I specifically prefer 3.0 over 3.5 because it was designed "organically" and it holds together better, while the revised edition was mostly a set of disconnected patches that created new problems.
  • 12:53 AM - Mercador quoted Morrus in post Paizo's Kingmaker Crowdfunding Campaign Extended
    Not weird. I completely understand. They are ready to move on, but you're not. Games are an emotional buy-in sometimes - especially when you buy a lot of the same edition from the same company. If you still love the current edition, you don't want to leave unless there is a better option. We'll see if PF2 is one. (I don't think it will be, but maybe I'll be surprised.) I'm not sure in this case there will be as many along for the ride to PF2 as there was for PF1. PF1 was better than the current D&D (4E) by a wide margin for a lot of people. I'm not sure PF2 will hold that same advantage over D&D 5E. Ending PF1 provides an opportunity for some to return to the D&D fold. (At a time when D&D is seriously kicking butt!) Thanks, I feel less weird now :) Yeah, I don't feel PF2 either but I hope that I'm wrong.

Sunday, 19th May, 2019

  • 11:20 PM - Mercador quoted Morrus in post Paizo's Kingmaker Crowdfunding Campaign Extended
    They’re moving to a new edition. I thought that was clear. :) Why would it violate your trust in Paizo? Is coming out with material to support the new edition something untrustworthy? But I don't want to :'( Not sure why though, I guess it's all the books I have, like I feel betrayed, it's weird I know.
  • 08:48 PM - Mercador quoted Morrus in post Paizo's Kingmaker Crowdfunding Campaign Extended
    Because it’s very existence is a PF2 promotion. I guess I'm really not the target audience then. Doing that is just alienate my trust in Paizo. Supporting PF1 with a hardcover release just as you're about to release PF2 seems like a bad idea. Plus Kingmaker was originally released as a PF1 adventure path, so it's available for the PF1 rules currently if people want it. I'm pretty sure that the RotR and CotCT were originally released for 3.5E and then released as a hardcover compilation updated to PF1 rules. There's something I don't get; in French, there's several adventure paths in hardcover format, not just the first two. As far as I know, the French market is way under the numbers of the English one, it can't be that hard to print 6 adventures paths and put it in a hardcover book..?
  • 07:40 AM - Imaculata quoted Morrus in post "I'm BATMAN!" - Robert Pattison
    I’ll give it the benefit of the doubt. Keaton and Ledger were both highly derided choices until they proved to be excellent. Actors act! Yeah, both actors were heavily criticised. People were furious about Ledger playing the joker... but turns out he might be one of the best Joker's of all time (second only to Mark Hamill in my opinion). Then again, DC is having an epic dance with failure lately. If they get Batman right with Pattison, it's probably on accident.

Saturday, 18th May, 2019

  • 06:10 PM - DMMike quoted Morrus in post Thinking about an advancement system
    There needed to be? Doesn't common sense apply at this stage? Nope. This is the Internet. If you can only roll when the GM tells you to, then the method of play becomes convincing the GM that you should be allowed to roll. If you can only advance when there would be a consequence for failure, then your job is to convince the GM that the consequences would be meaningful. The rules put the GM in the position of playing the bad guy, who resists your attempts at having fun. There is a good point here, although I'm about as happy with the packaging as Umbran is. Advancement by (conflict resolution) failure means there's no advancement if the GM doesn't ask for conflict rolls. In such a situation, yes, the player has an incentive to try and roll. Which is bass ackwards to me, since it drives me nuts when players roll before they role. Percentile system. Everything is a skill. You improve with failure. Every time you fail a skill check, the skill improves by 1%. Technically they ...


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O.L.D. v1.2 Playtest Version B
This is the latest playtest candidate for the OLD core rulebook incorporating errata from the previous iteration (though possibly not some of the very last comments, as it would have gone to layout before them, so feel free to repeat those if they di...
95 0 1 Saturday, 13th April, 2019, 01:41 PM Saturday, 13th April, 2019, 04:55 PM
Intuitive WOIN Character Sheet
This is a new character sheet designed to be intuitive and beginner-friendly.

colour coded sections draw your eye to different areas of the sheet. "Where's my speed?" "It's in the green section".
checkboxes to mark attribute and skill ranks, clear...
319 0 4 Wednesday, 6th February, 2019, 05:51 PM Friday, 8th February, 2019, 11:26 AM
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
5781 +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.
302 0 1 Thursday, 22nd February, 2018, 08:18 PM Thursday, 22nd February, 2018, 08:18 PM
ZEITGEIST #13: Avatar of Revolution (Pathfinder RPG & 4E)
Welcome to the thirteenth and final adventure in the ZEITGEIST adventure path!



Finale and Free Will


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

Also includes examples of each from 5d6 to 12d6, divided into pre-calculated archetypes - brute, expert, ma...
154 -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.
282 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...
195 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.
292 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.
80 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!)
415 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.
269 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...
211 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...
195 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.
185 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.
120 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.
198 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.
336 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...
250 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/...
263 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 01:01 PM Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:11 PM

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