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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:55 PM
    Yes, now, are you going to claim that someone actually took the MLB rulebook, and specifically cut that down to the game your 5-year-old plays? Because I would be dubious of that proposition. If not, then this example is not really relevant. I submit that the rules of baseball in general are pretty simple, and that the MLB has branched from that and produces Advanced Edition Baseball for...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:04 PM
    This is 5e. Alignment is not a game mechanical concept. It is presented as a suggestion/guideline for play, and nothing more.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:58 PM
    Insofar as we don't actually have the data, and no realistic way to gather it properly, no. We actually have rulebooks that don't depend on gathering data from statistically relevant samples of people. Define "mass published". I think saying *EVERY* one has *THOUSANDS* of pages of material is nowhere near accurate - either a poorly considered statement, or unreasonable levels of...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:46 PM
    I think uphread I did get into the difference between complicated and complex. A mechanical watch has dozens of very specifically formed moving parts - it is complicated. What it does is tell the time, which is not complex. Three bodies moving under their mutual gravitational attraction is super-easy to specify. It is not a complicated system. Their resulting orbits, however area complex and...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:29 PM
    That isn't the best. Many years ago now, Jason Carter (who played the ranger, Marcus) once, rather drunk on the dance floor at a convention referred to a woman on the dance floor as a "dominatrix" (intending it as a compliment). Dr. Demento was the DJ, and he just happened to start Tom Lehrer's "Masochism Tango" at that moment. It was a little surreal.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22 AM
    I'd maybe go for something obscure but high-quality. Perhaps a third-party adventure. Like Kevin Kulp's "Of Sound Mind." I feel like you sort of have to lean into the 'dungeons' and the 'dragons' part of the name, so what adventures have the most of those, other than Dragonlance which already had its shot? Honestly, R.A. Salvatore's The Crystal Shard hits a lot of the right beats. Big...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:39 AM
    The OP opened the question more broadly than that: "Also note that it doesn't matter if the PCs start at 3rd or 13th. " I'm noting that it may matter what the levels and level ranges are, for some rewards. In some cases you may be handing them less of a reward, and more of a plot complication, depending on the situation.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:23 AM
    Emergent behavior emerges. It is the the whole having behavior not found in any of the particular parts. The thing that emerges is not necessarily complicated or simple - so long as it is unexpected from just looking at the individual parts.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:19 AM
    Well, if you take it that way, we fundamentally cannot measure the complexity of a game except for a particular table, and then only after the entire campaign is completed, and we know what rules did get used, both official and house-rules. At that point, there's not much more to say, because this isn't practical or constructive. Moreoever, I don't buy it. It seems perfectly fair to me to...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:10 AM
    There isn't anywhere to watch Blake's 7, though, which stinks. I have several times been tempted to buy the DVD set.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 10:56 PM
    When I tried quoting your post, I could see the URLs you tagged for your images, but when I went to those images directly, they were blank. So maybe check where the images are hosted. From your link, though, this looks nifty:
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 09:55 PM
    And, in addition, please don't insult people.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 09:06 PM
    Thank you for sharing this. It's infeasible now for us to update the PDF for just this issue, but I hope if anyone else has trouble finding it, a search will turn up your post.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 07:56 PM
    More malleable? Dude, I can take a sheet of paper, and write anything I want on it, in any way. How is an electronic form going to be more malleable than that? I don't know how many players are *introduced* to the game through electronic tools, and I would like to know how you come to that assessment. What evidence do you have for this?
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 07:49 PM
    Well, they can't be *completely* dead. Section 31 first appears in DS9. So, they survive in some sense at least long enough to try to recruit Dr. Bashir.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 04:04 PM
    You seem to forget that a major issue with complexity is the time it takes to resolve actions. Even if I am not the one initiating a grapple, any time anything in the game grapples, I have to sit around waiting for the grapple to be resolved. In this way, a player's game experience is linked to the complexity of all rules used at the table, not just the ones they personally use.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 03:59 PM
    Remember that, in 1e, how strongholds came only as the character got significant amounts of game-mechanical power? Trying to take their power was a risk, because they were powerful enough to personally clean the clocks of people who tried to take it away from them. And, typically, characters who were kings and rulers were high level NPCs, not schlubs. As a GM, you can have a low-level...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 02:58 PM
    This is not broadly answerable. Each player has their own desires, and not everyone will feel engaged by the same set of rewards. YOu need to ask or otherwise know your players to really answer the question for your table. But, let us liken this to... giving gifts to adults. Adults are not usually in a state where they actually need (or even have room in their homes) for a lot of *stuff*. ...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, 07:56 PM
    The death of print may have been exaggerated. While big box bookstores are in a decline, independent bookstores have grown about 35% in the past decade, and traditional ebook sales have slacked off some 10%+ in the past couple of years. There's a mixture of reasons for both, but we are left with the fact that the expected ordained death of print... just hasn't materialized. Sure, I do most...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, 01:25 PM
    I can’t say that I’ve ever encountered any table who has done any of 3e/4e/5e or Pathfinder this way. Back in 1st ed and 2nd ed AD&D, we had declaration phases, but not since.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, 01:17 PM
    “Roll-play versus Role-play” has always been around - this is maybe the seventh long-running thread I can remember on these forums on the topic? I feel like it’s one of those kinds of topics that absolutely NEED to get discussed if ANY group is gathering for the first time, along with things like “house rules” and “sensitive subject matter/X Cards.” Both groups I game in enjoy a fairly large...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 18th March, 2019, 03:23 PM
    True, though I expect you'll find there's some aspects that are, while not ubiquitous, are very common. There are styles that exist through large swaths of the gaming community that most of us an recognize. The argument arises because media consumption sets expectations. And if you have your expectations set by behavior that actually has different goals than the folks at your table, that's a...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 18th March, 2019, 01:59 PM
    High level parties are monstrously strong. Unless the demon has help I think they clean its clock without even breaking a sweat.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 17th March, 2019, 10:44 PM
    There was a time, way back when, that the group I played with did declarations. But, that was back in 1e, and quite frankly, too many times for both PC and NPC that led to nonsensical dud actions. Most games these days don't have declaration like that as part of their design these days.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 17th March, 2019, 06:02 PM
    No, I think there are some techniques and acting practices that these professionals have and use that do not exist at most tables. Saying there's no fundamental difference here is kind of like saying that there's no fundamental difference between what comes out of a good restaurant kitchen, and what comes out of the kitchen of a bachelor grad student. Different ingredients, different...
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Saturday, 16th March, 2019, 10:28 PM
    Jason Buhlman was a GaryCon running PF2 events. I think they were the playtest rules. Last year they swore players to secrecy and collected back all materials. I wonder if they had any closed door games with the release PF2 stuff? I would have liked to have seen some of that or played it.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Saturday, 16th March, 2019, 04:33 AM
    I’m fortunate in that the groups I’ve hooked up with over the years have made in-character discussion and debate part of the table dynamic; a few years ago we had an absolute blast with the Paizo Hell’s Rebels AP, even to the point of having fairly involved discussions in-character about beliefs, political theory, and religious freedom! We had plenty of butt-kicking too, but the in-character...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 03:25 PM
    I watched an episode.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 02:35 PM
    To be clear - the action/rescue scene can be totally improv, no problem. I do run a lot of GUMSHOE, as the main game I run at home is Ashen Stars - and there what I plot out is the mystery. Folks tend to overestimate their ability to create a sensible mystery by improv - when you just make up mystery elements on the fly, without time to *think* about how they fit together, you tend to have plot...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 02:19 PM
    Stalker0 replied to Command: Flee
    You could easily argue the opposite, that you shouldn’t strengthen the spell because of the wording. Others have noted that the core of the spell seems to be “losing a turn”. Anything that goes beyond that should be carefully considered, especially because the spell does have some “harm protection” built in
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 12:49 PM
    In late 2017, I would have said, “not my cup of tea.” However, not long after campaign 2 started, I went to, “yes, and talks machina, etc.” The amateurish production values of the early shows, and them still finding their stride, was really off-putting to me, but when I started watching the second campaign, the quality they were investing in it really drew me in. The earliest shows are still...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 09:02 AM
    That pickle vendor was included courtesy of Greg Spanier, a game shop owner in Gautier, MS, who was one of the $500 backers for the ZEITGEIST hardcover Kickstarter.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 09:13 PM
    No. Don't *make* them do things. Stop planning the things they don't need. They said they wanted political intrigue. That doesn't need a full-color map, or places of interest. The factions are important. The political situations are important. Make sure you *understand* the motivation for their rush, first....
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 08:39 PM
    I don't partake of Critical Role. I know it is very popular, but I don't really feel compelled to watch other people playing games. And I'm a big fan of Star Trek and Wars, but I don't buy their RPGs just 'cause they are associated with a property I like. I look at what you said there and think... you don't know who writes it, or what genre it is in, or what kind of rules they use - all...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 07:29 PM
    We all assume that if they publish a game, they will shift their show to *use* the game. D&D players will no longer have a particular reason to take in their show, and the show won't be an advertisement for D&D. Which means effectively breaking the mutual-marketing relationship between them. That's what would get "blown up". The real question isn't whether they can publish a game. The...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 06:52 PM
    Hey. Just after he says, "I like this one," you see a full shot of the head of Thor's hammer. It isn't the full Stormbreaker. Does that look like Thunderstrike to anyone else?
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 06:42 PM
    Folks, really? Do I have to hand out week-long bans to get people to realize that drifting away from discussion of a particular piece of relevant media into making generalizations about "the left" and "the right" is over the line? Because you've put us in the position of having a choice - close the thread because you folks can't seem to keep your heads in the game without someone looming...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 01:16 PM
    Stalker0 replied to Command: Flee
    I would agree, but to me all of those scenarios fall into the same bucket. Running through a series of seasoned warrior should be considered as deadly as the cliff. If you rule the cliff would stop the spell, you should rule the warriors would too...or at least generate a disengage before the move. I think if you are having to dice up how “deadly” a scenario is you have already gone past...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 02:51 AM
    ...And it was said that the most famous of these was Aanglvia Newton-John, the Last Aerobender....
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 12:34 AM
    CleverNickName I second that idea!
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 11:14 PM
    Way too much effort for the return. They don’t do this now and are making a large share of the rpg industry already. Matt even seemed to lament the effort to make a setting book was too much. Sort of. I think it’s far more likely they will directly influence the current system and or any future development of D&D. I think their influence will rival all others but the WotC designers themselves....
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 08:54 PM
    Confucius say: “if you can speak, you can spell”
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 05:52 PM
    You have an issue trying to justify it being a long and arduous overland journey, though, especially with an ocean in the way. Why don't they get on an eagle jet plane and just fly there? You may want the thematic element that carrying The One Thing is bad for you. A radioactive power cell, maybe? Then read a bunch of Captain America comics, where the Red Skull is trying to bring...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 07:15 PM
    THIS IS NOT OKAY. Do not bring this racist nonsense to this website. And, no, we don't care if you were joking or not. Do not post in the thread again.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 04:24 PM
    Agreed. The reason most fantasy world is basically, "real-world, with individuals who can produce special effects," is to allow the player's life-experience-trained intuition to hold sway most of the time. Well, we should note a couple of things. Quantum mechanics and relativity came by when they did because our basic technology started being able to measure things *outside* the...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 04:05 PM
    I think you've been clear about that. The issue isn't that you are unclear. The issue is that several folks here think you are *simply wrong*. And... so... what do you want? Again, I think you've been clear. The issue here isn't that you are unclear, but that folks *do not agree with your points*. So again - Every communication has some (occasionally implicit) purpose, and...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 04:37 AM
    Or not, as their world has magic, and ours doesn't. Their experiences of their world could be very different than ours. In most works, they are not, but every once in a while, a writer goes deep, and brings up some truly weird stuff. D&Disms work fine, if you include parts of old D&D cosmology - the elemental planes, and the positive and negative energy planes, and say, "Arcane magic is...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 03:49 AM
    Currently, Boston, MA. Originally, Long Island, suburbs of NYC.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 11:10 PM
    The Federation does have colony ships, which can be disassembled for the colony.. As for a Galaxy class turned into a pure civilian ship.. if you take a fresh hull being laid, could be worth it.. as long as it stays within safe areas. I can add the Galaxy to the list.. a long with other ships :p
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 09:30 PM
    Yes and no. Remember, this is a comic book, so the origin story changes over time. In his very first appearance, Billy Batson was 12. But that was in 1940. Somewhere over time, that got moved up to his being 14. In 1987, it was rewritten that he was 15. In 1994, it was rewritten again, and he was 10. In 2012, with the New 52, he was rewritten as 15.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 07:56 PM
    As with most things in human interaction, context matters. In current America, a white person asking (or worse, pressing) such a question of a member of a minority is going to smack of racist-gatekeeping. Similarly, on context: In the real world, I'm a big blond, blue-eyed guy. I'm told I read as pretty standard Anglo-Saxon. But, my folks where immigrants from a country nobody hears about,...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 06:01 PM
    I thought it was a great message, and hammering it home was good by me. I liked that it echoes Into the Spider-Verse, which had this as an element. It made them feel... united, even though they are made by different folks.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 05:57 PM
    The only reason I'm not getting excited is to keep from getting my hopes set unrealistically high. :)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 03:59 PM
    Right. Check the logic here for a moment. It isn't generally your, or my, or anyone else's business what someone else's ethnicity is. But goodness, it is a bad idea to respond negatively to the probing question on something that isn't our business!
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 12:06 PM
    Yeah at this point I say beef up the final encounter and let them go in fresh. You mentioned you are on a time crunch...worst thing would be to waste time arguing with your players.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 01:06 AM
    Hm. For me... Back in the day of 1e, we had home bases when we reached name level and built keeps. Not generally before. Playing Marvel Superheroes - yep, we totally built ourselves a group HQ, as soon as we could. But, an HQ are very specifically in-genre for superhero teams. Playing Shadowrun... good gods, no. Shadowrunners who tie themselves to a single location are investing...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 11:47 PM
    There was a sassy female lead. There was no romance plot. When it came down to it, the female lead didn't need menfolk to help her save the day. You'd be surprised how much that grates on men who are very used to being the center of attention. I went yesterday with a friend of mine (it was his birthday), and a few others. I liked the movie. My friend thought it was okay. His wife, his...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 05:32 PM
    But, failing to re-examine is pointedly *not* thinking. You posed the question of, "Is this a problem for the broader culture?" How many complaints do you need to get before your answer to the question becomes, "Yes"? Purely statistically, you should accept that accumulated complaints eventually constitute data, rather than isolated personal anecdotes. How many people have to report pain...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 02:29 PM
    Stalker0 replied to Command: Flee
    I guess my question in this interpretation is how likely does the damage have to be to count? If I have heavy armor mastery, i could take a 30 foot cliff fall without a single point of damage. Very unlikely, but possible. Meanwhile taking two OAs from seasoned warriors can do a hell of a lot more damage than even a very large fall of a cliff. So how is a cliff falling more direct than the...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 07:20 AM
    I'm going to go with probably $8.9 million - mainly because I also suspect Reigel let the Frumpkin out of the bag with that 8.8 million remark...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 07:13 AM
    Much as I loved the Greyhawk setting back in the 80s and 90s, I have to agree with this. It's indeed quite hard for a company to try to resurrect and rebuild a fanbase for a product that (in Greyhawk's case) had at least one or more divisive splits (Greyhawk pre-Gary leaving, Greyhawk post-Gary leaving, and and the "From the Ashes" Greyhawk, not to mention the wild Vecna subplots back in the late...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 01:00 AM
    Some more C&C stuff.. mostly NOD Obelisk of Light The Obelisk of Light is a shining example of NOD laser technology, with the design of the buildings changing slightly over the years, but all are basically a large black structure with a pointed top that is angled. This 'point' contains a powerful laser that is capable of destroying or heavily damaging most vehicles in only a couple of...
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    Saturday, 9th March, 2019, 09:16 PM
    No idea what Rick Rock is.. hope it's a compliment. I've been playing CNC Rivals on mobile so been in a CNC creating blitz today.. got harvester and a few other things in the pipeline to be completed soon or even post ready
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 9th March, 2019, 08:40 PM
    NOD Tiberium Weapons Mantis Tiberium Automatic Rifle The Mantis Tiberium rifle is a 7.62mm bullpup rifle with a 50 round magazine, issued to cyborgs, typically Acolyte class, and elite soldiers. The magazines are heavily shielded and padded to protect the rounds from accidentally being damaged before being fired. The ammunition the Mantis fires are Tiberium gas cartridges that explode upon...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 9th March, 2019, 06:40 PM
    Tiberium Tiberium is a noncarbon-based element that appears to have strong ferrous qualities with non-resonating reversible energy, which has a tendency to disrupt carbon-based molecular structures. Generally found in crystal-like vanes, with several different versions, but green being the most common. Tiberium leeches metals and other heavy minerals out of the soil, concentrating them in...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 9th March, 2019, 06:15 PM
    Yeah. I am not sure it comes off as reasonable to go from, "having your work laden with racist or sexist stereotypes is a flaw," translates to, "only goodthink allowed". As has been mentioned upthread, it seems to me that heavily leaning on stereotypes should, perforce, make a work *less* interesting. I dunno about the rest of you, but my creative writing teachers would have called such...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 9th March, 2019, 02:08 PM
    Stalker0 replied to Command: Flee
    This is a really good point actually, one I had never considered. But yeah running through a gauntlet of OAs does seem pretty directly harmful.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 8th March, 2019, 10:20 PM
    And, there's a strong argument that, historically, those have also been damaging to our culture's approach to women. "My 12 year old read worse stuff," doesn't actually say that any of it is okay! The presence of something worse does not justify the presence of something that isn't good. I mean, would you say... "There's a bowl of cyanide. Since that is on the table, it is okay for me to...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 8th March, 2019, 10:14 PM
    I run a game of Ashen Stars every other week. I play in a 5e game at work - currently taking on Storm King's Thunder. I have a couple of almost-RPG games I am playing on a regular basis: Betrayal Legacy, and Gloomhaven. I will be heading out to a one-shot, weekend long theater style live-action game later in the month.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 8th March, 2019, 09:57 PM
    Well, here's a point - having Santa Claus does not mean that the world uses fantastical physics. Santa is an oft-discussed entity, but there's no general Theory of Santa that tells you how the world works that includes the abilities Santa has. There is no law detailing how Santa literally flies to every home in one night without burning up due to air friction. It is just stated that he *does*,...
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    Friday, 8th March, 2019, 09:44 PM
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    Friday, 8th March, 2019, 08:03 PM
    So, the argument is that it was cool language, so we should forgive the fact that it would add to the unfortunate sexual objectifying of women that thousands of 12 years olds were exposed to? And how about the women well over 12, for whom that was just one more element of objectification that kept them out of an awesome hobby? For whom it added to the cultural bias of gamers against women? ...
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    Friday, 8th March, 2019, 07:10 PM
    Moreover, whether you notice it or not isn't much of an excuse. Let us say you are out about town, wearing heavy boots. Someone else is wearing sandals, and you step on their foot, and don't notice. The fact that you don't notice, and that it wasn't your intent, does not change the fact that their toe got stomped upon, and they are in pain. And, are you going to argue, "No, sir, since...
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    Friday, 8th March, 2019, 03:59 PM
    It is "Plato's Stepchildren". And, I didn't put it forth as being "controversial", really. I put it forth as a thing some parents of the day would not find suitable for children. Because the ultimate question here is exactly how much of a family show TOS was, and how much more or less of a family show The Orville is, right? I used it as an example because claims that nobody cared would not...
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Tuesday, 5th March, 2019

  • 10:58 PM - aco175 mentioned Morrus in post Critical Role Kickstarter Predition Game: Guess the Funding Outcome (GTFO)
    CleverNickName are very awesome for doing this. I was trying to do big math and guessed that they would bring in half the previous day for a number of days before the people dried up and then half again for the rest of the days, but could not get that far. I was thinking around 12 million, but don't want to be cheap and jump on Morrus and bet $1 higher. I'm going to go big and say $23,500,000
  • 09:39 PM - CleverNickName mentioned Morrus in post Critical Role Kickstarter Predition Game: Guess the Funding Outcome (GTFO)
    ...13,102 TallIan: $15,876,374 MNblockhead: $15,555,555 77IM: $14,980,000.00 jgsugden: $14,520,000 OB1: $14,000,042 The Big BZ: $14,000,000 dregntael: $13,935,109 chrisrtld: $13,635,019 pogre: $13,500,000 Aebir-Toril: $13,224,376.89 Satyrn: $13,000,000 Yardiff: $12,456,145 ------------Highest-Funded Game Project on Kickstarter (Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5) $12,393,139-------- Radaceus: $12,345,678.91 FarBeyondC: $12,345,678.90 Morrus: $12,000,000 Mistwell: $11,800,000 Mort: $11,620,000 Zardnaar: 11,354,883 Sadras: $11,120,000 SkidAce: $11,000,000 Tazawa: $10,700,000 togashi_joe: $10,250,000 DM Dave1: $10,101,010 MichaelSomething: $10,000,000 Lazybones: $9,750,000 PabloM: $9,500,000 akr71: $9,250,000 rczarnec: $9,250,000 Azzy: $9,000,000 Henry: $8,900,000 mortwatcher: $8,666,000 Lidgar: $8,423,976.73 vincegetorix: $8,360,000 SmokeyCriminal: $8,008,135 AriochQ: $7,777,7...

Sunday, 3rd March, 2019

  • 02:38 PM - Nagol mentioned Morrus in post Problem Creating O.G.R.E Table
    Morrus may be able to provide a better perspective, but I suspect O.G.R.E. is about to be pulled as the board changes from vBulletin to... something else (Discord maybe? I haven't noticed any new updates recently)

Saturday, 2nd March, 2019

  • 08:59 PM - Demetrios1453 mentioned Morrus in post D&D Art & Arcana Amazon Sale
    Thanks for the information Morrus! I've been eyeing the special edition, but it was a bit too much above budget for me, but with that price it was much more within my range! Ordered!

Thursday, 28th February, 2019

  • 09:06 AM - Enevhar Aldarion mentioned Morrus in post Kids D&D Intro Books: Young Adventurer's Guides
    Morrus Here is the link to the four books on the Penguin/Random House site: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/series/EJB/dungeons-and-dragons-young-adventurers-guides/ Each book can be clicked on and each has a description of what they cover.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019

  • 09:33 PM - Nytmare mentioned Morrus in post Do you roleplay in 1st or 3rd person - why?
    It rose from the depths of a dozen years and more.... Morrus It would kinda be awesome if a necro'd thread got a special tag attached to the title. Does the forum software allow for an automation like that? (huh, I forget how to do a user alert)

Monday, 25th February, 2019

  • 12:36 AM - Carmen Sbordone mentioned Morrus in post The New D&D Book Is Called "Ghosts of Saltmarsh" [UPDATED!]
    No evidence here that this book will not be equally Greyhawk focused as the original modules (more, quite possibly). Mike Mearls was just talking about Greyhawk and how he wants to get a Greyhawk product into the world on Dragon Talk a couple weeks ago. Relax. Pattern of behavior of taking items out of greyhawk to FR ToEE and ToH moved out of greyhawk into realms. So its very possible it will happen again. Morrus. Thanks for starting to understand. Greyhawk is important to more then a few. And love to see it fly again.

Wednesday, 13th February, 2019


Monday, 11th February, 2019

  • 10:35 PM - Umbran mentioned Morrus in post Hidden
  • 05:18 PM - Jester David mentioned Morrus in post RPG Writer Zak S Accused Of Abusive Behaviour
    At the risk of calling someone out, I would ask that @Morrus consider rescinding the ENnies awarded to Zak Sabbath. They are mentioned prominently on Zak’s Wikipedia page, and giving him accolades is implicitly supporting his behaviour,
  • 02:19 AM - ClaytonCross mentioned Morrus in post The Pitfalls of D&D Beyond Data
    This phenomenon of people quoting D&D Beyond stats to prove points happens the most right after they post some of their data. Those posts and threads are months old at this point and so I'm not going to dig them up. However, there's been comments about their data in more recent threads, but it's not important enough to go digging through pages and pages of comments looking for the proverbial needle in the haystick that I know is there (because I've recently read it) just to prove you wrong. Instead I'll give you one current example. The example: @Morrus did. It's still on the front page of this forum and shows in the thread title: "90% of D&D Games Stop By Level 10; Wizards More Popular At Higher Levels" People also use invalid math to prove points. Example: "Average DPR with % hit", we have talked about it before that this is not an acute representation of actual game play damage being that average DPR is only correct about 3% of the time for any specific battle, does not account for 0 sum damage on miss, or loss of damage from over kill... however, I don't have a better metric for measuring damage. So I use it too sometimes to prove a point as do you. The same is true for D&D Beyond data. As @Morrus pointed out... We don’t need data at all. Sometimes they share stuff as a conversation point. And it’s fun to talk about. But we don’t need it. It’s just an excuse for us all to flap our lips You are correct that 1. It will be used to argue and 2. it is not accurate... However, when it agrees with an argument anyone is likel...
  • 01:30 AM - ClaytonCross mentioned Morrus in post The Pitfalls of D&D Beyond Data
    LOL, I love the n00b insult at the end. It's very entertaining! :) Yes which proves his point in that if post are a measure of validity Morrus's 39,521 post to your 3,940 posts would make you a n00b and irrelevant if we are calling that a valid maker of knowledge base. Which we are not. So while your one of the more interesting posters to read you do have a tendency to get a bit dismissive of posters based on off point arguments like posts. I still came to your thread because you make interesting discussion and I heard you. I have even posted a on the D&D Beyond feature requests asking for player inactive characters tags and a statement on slides listing the day delimiter so as we read slides we have a beater representation of what the slide is depicting. That said, questioning the validity of one someone says based on how much they said instead of the content of their argument makes you look bad, instead of making them look unqualified. If your going to say the statement was in jest... their is no indication in the text of the post that implies that and the person your posting to does not know you well enough to infer that ...
  • 12:06 AM - FrogReaver mentioned Morrus in post The Pitfalls of D&D Beyond Data
    If one is offering a responsorial or correction to a stance that doesn't exist their entire effort is vaporware. Congratulations, you won the debate with.. [checks notes] no one. Not a single person did what you are countering. This phenomenon of people quoting D&D Beyond stats to prove points happens the most right after they post some of their data. Those posts and threads are months old at this point and so I'm not going to dig them up. However, there's been comments about their data in more recent threads, but it's not important enough to go digging through pages and pages of comments looking for the proverbial needle in the haystick that I know is there (because I've recently read it) just to prove you wrong. Instead I'll give you one current example. The example: @Morrus did. It's still on the front page of this forum and shows in the thread title: "90% of D&D Games Stop By Level 10; Wizards More Popular At Higher Levels" By the way, why the heck does someone with 762 posts in the last 4 years think he has any grasp on the variety of points and justifications for those points that people actually post on this forum?

Sunday, 10th February, 2019

  • 06:33 PM - FrogReaver mentioned Morrus in post The Pitfalls of D&D Beyond Data
    ... They already have a method to account for that, which gives an even better data set than the question you proposed: When the Data says "Active Characters" it means they have controlled for characters who haven't been updated in the past X days. It doesn't matter if the character is meant to be an NPC or PC, it just maters if someone is actually going back to update it, all other characters are considered to be abandoned or a test character. Morrus has claimed multiple times that the charts represent all characters created and even includes the ones not necessarily played. I'd lean toward him being correct on this but maybe not?

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Sunday, 27th January, 2019

  • 08:03 PM - Maidhc O Casain mentioned Morrus in post Forum Subscription Removal
    Morrus If possible, I'd still like to get my subscription for this sub-forum removed. Repeating my request that you re-open the forum long enough for me to unsubscribe, then to PM you once I've done so...

Thursday, 24th January, 2019

  • 03:26 PM - Tormyr mentioned Morrus in post [WotBS] 5ed. still a thing?
    Hey guys, any news about paperbacks for 5e? To follow on Morrus' post, you can get directly to them from the War of the Burning Sky home page. https://wotbsadventurepath.com/ And here is a picture of all the books that have already been released. https://twitter.com/AncrisIT/status/1088442840651309057

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Friday, 22nd March, 2019

  • 12:24 AM - Henry quoted Morrus in post Who Killed the Megaverse?
    I imagine the (threatened?) lawsuit didn't help. One of my favorite panels from the “What’s New?” Comic strip from Dragon Magazine #84: https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-W9kmTRhHY4Q/WPjoT2iXMRI/AAAAAAAAbyU/UN4RR-iDo0w2GM97qhKW8cVlSA3DvE0oACLcB/s1600/not%2Ba%2Bring%2Breally.JPG

Thursday, 21st March, 2019

  • 03:45 AM - jgsugden quoted Morrus in post Casting Begins Soon For D&D Movie?
    Why would you have any faith absent any information about the director, actors, plot, or anything else? There’s nothing to have faith in yet.And that makes it the perfect tie to have faith. We have faith in the unknown, not the known. Except in D&D where the Gods are known to be real. That always bugged me. If ceris worship Gods that are known to exist, how can it reallly be faith...

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019

  • 11:51 PM - Nebulous quoted Morrus in post Casting Begins Soon For D&D Movie?
    Why would you have any faith absent any information about the director, actors, plot, or anything else? There’s nothing to have faith in yet. Still scarred from the original D&D movie :(. Hey, I thought I heard rumors a while back about a D&D cartoon? Did that get canned? I think that would be more fun than a movie, an actually high quality multi-season animated show.
  • 10:48 PM - CapnZapp quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    Oh, god, here we go again. Does it ever stop? I guess the thread title remains relevant...
  • 10:22 PM - OB1 quoted Morrus in post Will 5e be the last edition to emphasize print products?
    I still find it quicker to refer to a book I know well than to use an app or PDF. And I still prefer to sift through and add to my 2,000+ collection of Laser Discs, DVDs and Blu Rays, but I also admit that the industry trend is towards Digital, and that only the most hardcore movie fans under 35 buy physical anymore. :-) I hope there are enough of us that physical discs will still get made for the next couple of decades, but I ain’t holding my breath.
  • 08:06 PM - MarkB quoted Morrus in post [+] Star Trek Discovery (Fan) Thread
    What are your current prevailing theories? What's (who is) the Red Angel? I have a feeling it'll turn out to be Tilly, but I'm not sure why I think that. It could also be Stamets. They established his ability to perceive non-linear time, which could be a very useful talent for the Angel. Is Section 31 dead now? Their HQ is basically a tomb. I assume they have a few ships out there, but I don't get the impression they have a fleet or anything.Well, they can't be *completely* dead. Section 31 first appears in DS9. So, they survive in some sense at least long enough to try to recruit Dr. Bashir. Logically, it would make sense for them to be working through how Section 31 went from being a legitimate, if unconventional, arm of Starfleet in this era to the nigh-mythical entirely-covert entity it had become by DS9. Current events seem like a perfectly reasonable stepping stone along that path.
  • 07:52 PM - Remathilis quoted Morrus in post Dragon Talk: Margaret Weis
    SOTH NEVER WENT TO RAVENLOFT! I will maintain that until my dying day (though I will admit Lowder's books were a fun read... but in my head-canon it never happened!)In my head-Canon, Soth is STILL in Ravenloft. [emoji13]
  • 07:49 PM - Umbran quoted Morrus in post [+] Star Trek Discovery (Fan) Thread
    Is Section 31 dead now? Their HQ is basically a tomb. I assume they have a few ships out there, but I don't get the impression they have a fleet or anything. Well, they can't be *completely* dead. Section 31 first appears in DS9. So, they survive in some sense at least long enough to try to recruit Dr. Bashir.
  • 07:32 PM - Ralif Redhammer quoted Morrus in post Casting Begins Soon For D&D Movie?
    I could be reading too much into semantics here, but the reference to a singular “male lead” might indicate that this is not a Dragonlance movie. Or at least, not a War of the Lance adaptation. Don't know anything much about Michael Gillio, but his imdb credentials as a writer don't exactly inspire confidence here. Still, it's only one cook out of multiple mixing up the soup at this point. Paramount is looking at A-listers for the male lead
  • 04:55 PM - AndrĂ© Soares quoted Morrus in post F. Wesley Schneider Is D&D's New Editor
    Well, he got D&D in his Pathfinder before he got Pathfinder in his D&D -- when he started at Paizo they were publishing Dragon Magazine for D&D 3.5. Pathfinder didn't even exist! Life is a circle, not a triangule, but a circle
  • 04:28 PM - M3woods quoted Morrus in post Excel Racebuilding Engine
    These things are the few occasions I wish I had Excel! OpenOffice always seems to struggle with dynamic Excel sheets and the like. I just emailed you an Excel file and an OpenOffice file. Haven't had a chance to see how well the .ods version works. Interested in hearing your thoughts.
  • 04:22 PM - lowkey13 quoted Morrus in post [+] Star Trek Discovery (Fan) Thread
    Important question: when will Spock shave off his beard? Oh. So .... I think it's funny. That said .... Remember the whole "mirror universe" thing. Spock with a goatee thing? Seems like a shame to not even use that. ;) Since Anson Mount is only contracted for one year, I'm guessing Pike leaves at the end of this season. That'll be a shame, as I really like him. He's more Kirk than Kirk! I would pay cash money to watch Anson Mount in several more seasons, or in his own spinoff. So perfect. Probably the best addition to Season 2. Side note- I actually thought Lorca was interesting in S1. Just (SPOILERS) It would have been better if Lorca was just damaged, and an example of the "end justifies the means" and so on INSTEAD of being EVIL EVIL mirror universe. Complexity, and all that. What are your current prevailing theories? What's (who is) the Red Angel? I had been going for Spock. And then I thought, hey, maybe it's Burnham? Because it's all about...
  • 03:37 PM - lowkey13 quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    Oh, god, here we go again. Does it ever stop? I’m think I’m just going to bow out of discussing this show and enjoy it quietly. If it makes you feel better, a lot of the ... criticisms ... leveled at ST: Disco (you can't make me stop calling it that!) were also slung at DS9. Heck, I can remember when people were OFFENDED by that show for REASONS because it wasn't REAL TREK(tm). So, the lesson (as always) is don't let the haters distract you from what you enjoy. (Unless it's Paladins. If you like Paladins, you're just wrong)
  • 03:05 PM - Parmandur quoted Morrus in post GameHole Con Hints At An "As Yet Unannounced Setting" for D&D This Year
    I don't really know anything about DDAL, but a product codename for that presumably isn't a product codename for an actual D&D release? That Tweet was off-topic, an artists teasing about getting his work in for an upcoming WotC product using the codename. This artist has done that before, IIRC.
  • 01:27 PM - Mustrum_Ridcully quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    Oh, god, here we go again. Does it ever stop? I’m think I’m just going to bow out of discussing this show and enjoy it quietly. No, the beatings will continue until morale improves.
  • 01:35 AM - Wrathamon quoted Morrus in post Morgrave Miscellany: Eberron Sourcebook from Keith Baker
    If Keith Baker wrote it, it’s official as far as I’m concerned. heh, in spirit I agree :)

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019

  • 04:31 PM - Ryujin quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    I don't know what "traditional Star Trek" is? every show has bene very different. I love Discovery, and my favourite Star Trek is the TOS movies II-IV trilogy, if that helps. The main problem with the show is avoiding the hatewatchers. Presumably not something "dark and edgy" that they were pushing so hard prior to its release?
  • 01:14 PM - jgsugden quoted Morrus in post Morgrave Miscellany: Eberron Sourcebook from Keith Baker
    None of those things affect me. Like I said, “as far as I’m concerned”. :)No impact? So you won't be responding to people complaining about it? AHA!
  • 12:57 PM - jgsugden quoted Morrus in post Morgrave Miscellany: Eberron Sourcebook from Keith Baker
    If Keith Baker wrote it, it’s official as far as I’m concerned.Except that it will not be in D&D Beyond, be AL legal, etc...
  • 12:00 PM - lordstimpy quoted Morrus in post Morgrave Miscellany: Eberron Sourcebook from Keith Baker
    It’s not a question of just flipping a switch. PoD needs different files to the onscreen PDF. It’s actually quite a bit of extra work and reformatting, followed by an approval process at DTFPG’s end, and then ordering and paying for a proof. If they plan to change it at all, they’d have to do that all over again each time. Totally understand that. To clear things up on my meaning, my understanding of Wayfinders, when completed in its final form, WOTC isn't going to release a published book like GGtR, but when they will just release it POD on DMs guild.


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O.L.D. v1.2 Playtest Version
This is the near-final version of OLD v1.2. It's here for proofreading purposes. Please take a look and report any errata in below. In particular, we're looking for legacy v1.1 references, but also any other errors you might spot. There are many chan...
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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...
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Pathfinder 2nd Edition Iconic Pregenerated Characters
Courtesy of Paizo, here are the six pregenerated players character for Pathfinder 2E in PDF format!

Ezren, Human Wizard
Merisiel, Elf Rogue
Seelah, Human Paladin
Valeros, Human Fighter
Kyra, Human Cleric
Fumbus, Goblin Alchemist
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Adventures in Middle Earth 5E Journey Cheat Sheet
Just a quick one-page home-made sheet summarising the journey process.
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ZEITGEIST #13: Avatar of Revolution (Pathfinder RPG & 4E)
Welcome to the thirteenth and final adventure in the ZEITGEIST adventure path!



Finale and Free Will


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

Also includes examples of each from 5d6 to 12d6, divided into pre-calculated archetypes - brute, expert, ma...
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Captain Wrigley's Starship Emporium
A selection of ships suitable as starter ships - small freighters, transports, etc. along with rules for reducing the price for used ships and ship quirks.
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WEG d6 - WOIN Equipment Conversion Guide
This simple guide allows you to convert WEG d6 weapons (from games such as Star Wars RPG) to WOIN, enabling you to use all WEG Star Wars equipment resource books in your game. There are various official and unofficial books around on the web. The ite...
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Darth Vader
It had to be done. WOIN stats for everybody's favourite Sith Lord and movie villain.
286 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.
79 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!)
406 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.
262 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...
204 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...
191 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.
181 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.
117 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.
195 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.
328 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...
249 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/...
258 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 01:01 PM Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:11 PM

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