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    Today, 12:19 AM
    So are Jon and Dany headed for conflict? She can be quite murdery about people who challenge her right to rule the world, and heís now a potential threat to that. Iíve always thought sheís got a bit of Cersei in her. Are we assuming the white walkers are not the end game threat, BT just the first half of the season? (Three eps... that wonít be wrapped up next week, surely? Alhugh we know one...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:01 PM
    Not even slightly. I mean, if I found out a player was deliberately using a loaded die (something that's never happened in 30 years of gaming, and I suspect never will) I guess that would need a conversation. But otherwise? Nope.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:36 PM
    Before this goes public (a month or so away) I wanted to get some thoughts from you guys. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/enworld/853120791?ref=810774&token=cedff39d The card image graphics near the bottom are placeholders right now, so ignore those, and we'll have another couple of page spreads plus at least one full class in PDF for free on the page. But any constructive feedback...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:08 PM
    Sorry to hear that youíre unhappy. Maybe not the place to discuss it, though?
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    Yesterday, 10:04 PM
    GaryCon is a blast! Itís also growing fast. I wouldnít be surprised if they put a cap on attendance. Also GameHoleCon is awesome and is one of the big three or four bucket list cons in my humble opinion. I think the edition treadmill fatigue hits a lot of folks. Which makes 5es continued blockbuster growth even more amazing.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:28 PM
    Thereís one every month from now on.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:14 PM
    Please dial back the person-targeted hostility and sarcasm several notches, please and thank you. Address the logic and position of the post, not the person of the poster.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:10 PM
    I usually choose to not answer that question. Unless you are making the metaphysics a plot point in the campaign, it isn't something that *needs* an answer. But then, I run games in which the gods generally do not appear in person (or even in avatar), so that there's always a question as to what they are, or even if they exist.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:38 PM
    Also note "the weave" is very specifically a Forgotten Realms concept, not a generic D&D one. There is also a problem with saying "the power comes form the cleric" and then noting that without access to the weave, there is no spell to be had. That means there isn't one "the power" but several elements that comprise power, and the cleric doesn't have some of them innate to themselves. ...
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  • Jonathan Tweet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:17 PM
    Characters had hit points, but the GM was coached to wreck PCs in ways that are more interesting than death by attrition. In the new Over the Edge (due out in June), a character dies or knocked out of the action if they get wrecked (stricken) three times. Losing a dice throw is an easy way for your character to get wrecked.
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  • Jonathan Tweet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:12 PM
    Yeah, my revised Over the Edge game typically handles combats with single dice throws. The action at the table goes really fast when a fight doesn't slow things down.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:53 PM
    Not really. Yes, things take more time when something goes wrong, but Hofstadter's Law is less about things going wrong, and m ore about how poorly humans estimate. Basically, even if everything goes well, your estimate of completion date will still be wrong.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:07 PM
    ICv2 has produced some new industry figures which suggest that US and Canada hobby game sales dropped by 3% in the last year; however, the tabletop RPG category, which is the smallest subcategory of hobby games, increased by 18%. Chart from iCv2 Of the hobby games category, 40% is collectible games, 45% is miniatures and board games, and 14% is card, dice and roleplaying games.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:50 AM
    To quote wikipedia: "Hofstadter's law is a self-referential adage, coined by Douglas Hofstadter in his book GŲdel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (1979) to describe the widely experienced difficulty of accurately estimating the time it will take to complete tasks of substantial complexity: Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:13 AM
    When I was younger, I tried to make my own, a post-apocalyptic RPG in the tradition of Mad Max (this was in the 80s and well pre-Fallout influence.) I did not get very far past ability scores and basic combat before I realized I was re-creating D&D and stopped. :-) I have kit-bashed the hell out of everything from combat sub-systems, new classes, new ability scores, new magic systems, etc. to the...
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    Yesterday, 01:22 AM
    '​A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms ' Jon Snow and Daenerys gather their troops before the confrontation with the army of the dead. <strike></strike>
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:01 AM
    No. It is informing folks that putting a "-" sign on a thread title does not change the rules that apply to posts. Dude, he wants to be able to discuss a bit of media now and then without having it swamped by the same old arguments time after time. That's not "intolerant of differing views", that's not wanting to listen to the same trash talk 17 times over. It gets old.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 11:59 PM
    I think that enough people play with various elements that they might focus upon that the best you should say is, "RPG play is *usually* not a literary endeavor, because the quality of form is not a common focus." Going beyond that is making claims on the community that nobody really has the power to do, hey what?
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 11:45 PM
    I suspect that the game would then become dominated by the folks who sit at their computers for long periods each day,with spare time ready and able to post, and those who don't have the availability will be marginalized as players. The marginalized players will not feel much more connection to the game, and will drop away.
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    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 11:39 PM
    There is no (-) thread designation.
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 06:49 PM
    I wonder if minus the huge investment into the Pathfinder video game, it might be making more money for them than the RPG. Maybe they don't care if the RPG is all that successful as much as they care about IP for the video game? Like Marvel with Movies? I mean I'm sure they care about a quality RPG product, but maybe it isn't really the bacon any more?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 12:44 AM
    Sure. Any location - whether big like Twitter or small like here - is just a potential sparking point for a bigger effect. Usually it isnít, but sometimes something happens, and careers end and brands get damaged. One guy at a company staying quiet for a bit is prudent.l, lest it escalate (which it probably wouldnít, but itís not a risk worth taking).
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 12:37 AM
    Fair. I just donít get it. I just donít watch things I donít like. But youíre right; Iíll leave you to it.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 12:08 AM
    The forum names have been changed, but no threads have been moved yet as that's a much bigger job. Bu because you showed so much concern about correct forum placement, I moved your thread to the correct form. You are very welcome. :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 21st April, 2019, 12:05 AM
    Just popped in after a few months ... man, this thread. A bunch of people hatewatching a TV show they don't like and making sure everybody knows it. It's the most depressing thing I ever saw. God, why flagellate yourselves like this?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 11:37 PM
    Who?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 11:34 PM
    Eh. He (on behalf of WotC) burnt a few bridges.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 10:22 PM
    Dude, come on. Spend that extra second making your posts coherent.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 08:24 PM
    You sound nice.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 05:01 PM
    I suspect you just failed your job interview. ;)
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 04:52 PM
    Hadoken and Kamehameha.. question is are they class based or racial is first question. Let's work on the Hadoken... most likely a Ki based attack.. so it'd be based on your Wisdom.. And if I remember correctly.. takes time to charge.. so a bare minimum it's a full round action, with a base damage of say.. 2d6 (so if able to learn at level 1, it's more damaging than many weapons), and say + Wis...
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  • Jonathan Tweet's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 03:18 PM
    In 13th Age, by default the party can "flee" at any point in a fight, and all the characters survive (unless they're already dead). The penalty is a "campaign loss," as in, something goes badly in the game world as a result. The rule doesn't prevent all PC deaths, but it's a big help. Back in 2008, I wrote up that rule and posted it on Gleemax, the short-lived digital platform that Wizards of the...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 01:51 PM
    I believe it used to be called ďCuring hysteria.Ē
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 10:11 AM
    Oooh! "The fans have been heard. Anything is possible in the world of Trek. I would love to bring back that crew more than anything. It was a huge risk for us. One of the most gratifying things is to see how deeply the fans have embraced Pike, Spock, Number One, and the Enterprise. The idea of getting to tell more stories with them would be a delight for all of us."
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 02:54 AM
    Yeah, itís like going to a forum devoted to classic roadsters and asking how many people have tried to restore one. :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 01:22 AM
    Everybody has that theory.
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  • Orius's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 01:11 AM
    Yeah, but Klyden's not a crew member, so we don't expect to see him live up to the Trek standard. He also serves as a window into Moclan culture, especially when Bortus is willing to question it. I had kind of a Riker vibe going on too since there were similarities at first, but then they went in a very different direction with it.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 01:11 AM
    You may call them terrorists, but that's not what 'terrorist' means to the rest of us. "Terrorism is ... the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a religious or political aim. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 12:15 AM
    Amazon has a new D&D page. It includes links for all you need to start, key storylines, apparel and accessories, and more.
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    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 12:12 AM
    I'm sure the sheer amount of photography of that building over the last century means no detail will be left undocumented. Copying it will be easy, as long as they can spend the money. That said, isn't it a private building owned by the Catholic Church? They don't need donations or French taxpayer money to rebuild it. They have billions.
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    Saturday, 20th April, 2019, 12:09 AM
    It's like you're all my (sadly passed) mum. Shows I heard her talk about but never saw, and probably wouldn't watch. You know more about 60-year old British TV than I ever will!
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 11:36 PM
    Historically, editions have changed with design teams. Whoever makes 6E, it will be the designers coming up after Mearls and Crawford, etc.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 10:59 PM
    Man, I can only see about half the posts in this thread. Somebody Iíve blocked must be really invested in it! I wonít guess who.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 10:38 PM
    From the upcoming A Touch More Class. For me, itís the Savant all the way. Sherlock Holmes style!
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 09:28 PM
    From the upcoming A Touch More Class. For me, itís the Savant all the way. Sherlock Holmes style!
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 08:35 PM
    I've done a number of special attacks for some of the templates or character's I've posted, I don't see any problems with them.. You're talking more about things like a given power has many different uses, which can vary from user to user.. Like Bending from Avatar, or Force users in Star Wars, right? In that case, Tome of Battle: Book of Nine Swords would be a good resource (I had to pull out...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 08:11 PM
    Some more Imperium of Man Space Marine weapons. Heavy Bolter The heavy bolter is a larger and heavier version of the bolt gun, generally used for anti-infantry or fire support roles. These weapons are used by many factions of the Imperium of Man, from the Imperial Guard as a heavy squad weapon, to the Space Marines as a heavy weapon. The larger projectile with more propellant gives it longer...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 07:37 PM
    Nope. Not seeing it! Hmmm. Are you guys using a different skin?
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 07:22 PM
    Iím not seeing any such link?
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 06:52 PM
    For the Ashen Stars mission my players are currently playing I took the Sherlock Holmes story, "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and filed the serial numbers off. Barely. Like, the character of the butler in the Holmes story is named "Shiela Butler" in my adventure. An early name for the real Baskerville Hall is "Clyro Court", so the adventure is taking place on the fourth planet in orbit around...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 05:26 PM
    Thatís a pretty low bar for predictions. Everybody shares your prediction. Nobody thinks 6E is anywhere close.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 04:42 PM
    Which does not appear in any canon source. Sorry. It isn't arbitrary - military targets are generally considered legitimate targets in a war. Civilian populations are usually not. Terrorism is not just about being violent. It is about who is the target of that violence - terrorism is about instilling fear within a population in order to influence political actions. I ask,...
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  • Jonathan Tweet's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 04:19 PM
    Save or Die effects aren't great for monsters because there's too much riding on a single roll. They're not great for player-character powers because they invalidate the way most characters bring down enemies: hit point attrition. In 13th Age, we picked up a rule from Dave Hargrave's Arduin Adventure game. Save-or-die effects have a hit point cap. The death lord PC in our game uses the "Sever...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 03:22 PM
    My game runs twice a month, in theory, but sometimes we have to miss a session. Moreover, it is a Gumshoe game, so there's a significant amount of investigation involved. Remembering those details for weeks or a month is more than I can ask of the players, so we definitely do at least a, "When we last left our intrepid crew...." and more reminders if they ask for it. Some of the events of...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 02:25 PM
    Depends on what you mean by, "literary." There's some who will use it to mean, "of a quality and/or style similar to critically acclaimed literature." Much like we talk about a game having "cinematic action" if we feel it evokes the style and feeling and imagery of Hollywood action movies. From context, I expect that's in the ballpark of what you mean. With that qualifying presumption,...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 02:17 PM
    Yes. It was 15m in North America, not worldwide. Itís growing, but not *that* fast!
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 02:13 PM
    No. That sounds like copyright violation. EN World does not support copyright violation. Please do not use this site to trade in or distribute such materials.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 01:48 PM
    Youíve got your own whingefest thread.
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 01:36 PM
    Now THAT was one hell of a space battle. By far the best looking space battle in any iteration of Star Trek. I was on the edge of my seat the whole episode. Man, when Spock walked on to the Enterprise bridge, clean shaven and in his blue uniform... we so badly need that show! Where does the show go from here? Does it follow Discovery 900 years in the future? Or does it stay in the present?...
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 11:26 AM
    While that is a deliberate choice, I think Iíll just make the decision for people and put the skill in there, as so many people keep asking. I prefer leaving it open ended, but it seems Iím alone in that!
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 11:24 AM
    This is a list of Kickstarters ending between April 26th and May 2nd, and Dark Conspiracy ends on May 5th. :)
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  • Orius's Avatar
    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 03:38 AM
    Tonight's episode wasn't too bad. I'm not one for character episodes like this myself, but I didn't feel it a wasted episode. Didn't see the ending coming though. And the club scene wasn't too bad, particularly the comic relief with Yaphit and the Moclans. I'm satisfied with the show myself. I like the TNG homage, particularly one towards the stronger later seasons, but one that feels...
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 12:37 AM
    I donít know what that means. But anyway, Lucas copies a lot of stuff. And not in a subtle way - like shot for shot. Itís not a criticism. I like what he made. I like Tarantino a lot too.
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 12:28 AM
    It was based on much more than that. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe is Luke and Han infiltrating the Death Star in disguise as Stormtroopers. The Hidden Fortress is C3PO and R2D2. Dam Busters is the Trench Run (Lucas even copies WWII movie footage for the X-Wing TIE fighter scenes). The Jedi are mystical Samurai (they're named after 'Jidaigeki', a type of Samurai drama). Hell, check out...
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    Friday, 19th April, 2019, 12:15 AM
    Doesn't sound like you. ;)
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 11:58 PM
    Itís definitely not in France.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 11:56 PM
    Was WotC responsible for taking away penalties to Strength for female characters? Thatís not my recollection.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 11:37 PM
    Did Lucas? If youíre looking for originality, Star Wars is not your huckleberry. Iíd try indie cinema! :)
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 10:34 PM
    Have you clicked through to the article? Because the picture has a big old caption and stuff. Your answer is literally just a click away.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 10:31 PM
    Correct. Itís a derogatory term (along withĒSJWĒ, etc), designed specifically to deride, dismiss, and exclude inclusive speech*, and as such is not allowed here. *Google Popperís Theorem before anybody wittily comments on that sentence.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 09:15 PM
    Iím sure heíll be fine. Heís just staying quiet for a bit. Donít panic.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 08:18 PM
    Yep. *If* it rolls. You realize that just one die instead kinda flopping and not rolling can impact the average result when rolling stats, yes? That's why I recommend the cup and dice tower, as those help insure rolling.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 08:02 PM
    He was quoted in today's Washington Post article, so he's still talking -- just not on Twitter.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 07:48 PM
    Um, which side, exactly, has destroyed entire inhabited planets to strike fear in the hearts of the populace? Do we have any in-canon record of the Rebellion targeting civilians, or, in fact, attacking anything other than military installations or vessels? Even if we include the action against Jabba the Hutt as "Rebellion" (a dicey posit, at best), that is action against an acknowledged...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 07:41 PM
    But you just said it right there! There is already more material than anyone can use. "I already have more than I need, so pick up the pace of publishing!" does not make a whole lot of sense, to me. None of us are fully informed on the business side of things, but indications from Amazon sales rankings and other anecdotal evidence is that sales... are pretty darned awesome. If I was seeing...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 07:22 PM
    How you physically roll the dice matters. Consider having her use a dice cup or dice tower, which significantly limit the ability to control the dice rolling, and see if the result changes.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 07:22 PM
    Not a movie. This is a TV show!
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 07:12 PM
    It's not just the New York Times writing about D&D. The Washington Post is weighing in too! D&D has been featuring in mainstream media for a while. The BBC wrote about it last year, and sites like Forbes, and even Popular Mechanics, have articles about the game.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 06:16 PM
    Itís a D&D adventure. In the show, the kids play D&D from time to time. The ďauthorĒ of the adventure is one of the characters from the show, but itís basically a regular D&D adventure. The kids in the show were the players, not the characters.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 04:58 PM
    It was more that he dismissed those people who contacted him (as he asked) as a ďlynch mobĒ. Turns out they werenít. Add a couple of other really badly thought-through tweets, and a refusal to apologise for them, and Iím not surprised heís staying out of the limelight for now.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 04:36 PM
    The Kickstarter is being run by Arcanum Worlds, not Modiphius. Iíd guess Modiphiusí role is in game store distribution after the event, not the Kickstarter itself.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 04:36 PM
    You can test it, if you have the courage. Roll 100 times (or more, if you like), and do a little math. https://rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/70802/how-can-i-test-whether-a-die-is-fair Note before you try this that having one's preferred narrative contradicted sometimes has adverse results. You may decide to live with your perception, rather than the harsh light of statistical analysis.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 04:33 PM
    DNS propagation. Takes a few days to settle down.
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    Thursday, 18th April, 2019, 03:52 PM
    One thread, please, @SomthinClever. I've merged them all for you.
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Wednesday, 17th April, 2019

  • 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.

Monday, 8th April, 2019


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Friday, 5th April, 2019

  • 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.

Thursday, 21st March, 2019


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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)
    ... good? OF COURSE it sounds good! Let's see those predictions! ----- PREDICTION ROSTER Stalker0: $100,000,000 Dausuul: $50,000,000 gyor: $30,000,000 Hussar: $25,000,000 aco175: $23,500,000 CubicsRube: $21,000,000 CleverNickName: $20,612,408.57 ---------Highest-Funded Kickstarter in History (Pebble Time smartwatch) $20,338,986----------- Parmandr: $20,000,000 EnochSeven: $16,213,102 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 <--- The Winner! 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: $7,777,777 robus: $7,750,000 MarkB: $7,500,000 phantomK9: $6,969,696 TarionzCousin: $6,160,000 ClaytonCross: $6,000,000 ---------Highest-Funded Film Project on Kickstarter (MST3K Kickstarter) $5,764,229----------- MaximusArael020: $5,685,000 Prakriti: $1

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.

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Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019

  • 12:25 AM - pukunui quoted Morrus in post GAME OF THRONES SEASON 8--Final Run-- Part 2
    So are Jon and Dany headed for conflict? She can be quite murdery about people who challenge her right to rule the world, and heís now a potential threat to that. Iíve always thought sheís got a bit of Cersei in her. And possibly also a little of her insane father as well. I think there is going to be some trouble. Based on her reaction, her first thought was that Jon poses a threat to her, rather than that she's been sleeping with her nephew after all. Are we assuming the white walkers are not the end game threat, BT just the first half of the season? (Three eps... that wonít be wrapped up next week, surely? Alhugh we know one episode is the biggest battle ever filmed, which Iím guessing is next week).No, it would seem they're not the end game. My guess would be that the survivors from the battle against the white walkers will march on King's Landing to face Cersei, Euron, and the Golden Company. After all, we've yet to see that bit from Bran's vision of a dragon's shadow on King's L...

Monday, 22nd April, 2019

  • 08:59 PM - Jester David quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    Just popped in after a few months ... man, this thread. A bunch of people hatewatching a TV show they don't like and making sure everybody knows it. It's the most depressing thing I ever saw. God, why flagellate yourselves like this? For me there are a couple different reasons. One, is that I write a lot of stuff for a Star Trek Adventures fansite (https://continuingmissionsta.com/) and keeping up with Star Trek is part of that voluntary "job", in case I want to stat out new ships or races or technology. Second, I have a compulsive need to "finish" things. I can't start TV series halfway through, and once I've started I need to finish seasons. I can count the number of series I've walked away from and not seen through to cancellation or completion on one hand. Not finishing the season nags at my brain as something undone, like having left the stove on. The final is that I identify as a "Star Trek Fan". I've been a Star Trek Fan since I was eight years old. I've been a Star Trek ...
  • 08:44 PM - MNblockhead quoted Morrus in post EN5ider #268 - Head Games Mini-Adventure
    Thereís one every month from now on. Great! Also, nice to see Dyson's Logos is doing your maps!
  • 07:28 PM - qstor quoted Morrus in post The Washington Post Weighs In On D&D!
    Thatís a pretty low bar for predictions. Everybody shares your prediction. Nobody thinks 6E is anywhere close. I'm thinking most editions are ten years or so...so 2024.

Sunday, 21st April, 2019

  • 11:31 PM - GreyLord quoted Morrus in post Ubisoft supports Notre Dame with Ä500k donation, and offer free Assassin's Creed Unity for PC to all.
    I'm sure the sheer amount of photography of that building over the last century means no detail will be left undocumented. Copying it will be easy, as long as they can spend the money. That said, isn't it a private building owned by the Catholic Church? They don't need donations or French taxpayer money to rebuild it. They have billions. I've heard it's a little more complicated than the Catholic church owns it. I'm not positive, but from what I've heard... The French Government owns it but allows Catholic Services. They share cooperation between the two in maintaining it. It is very expensive to maintain and thus most of the money to maintain it is via donations rather than simply being from French Taxpayers. Thus, any new constructions and such are normally from donation money and such.
  • 10:18 AM - Derren quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    Someone is really salty that people don't ignore all the flaws in his beloved show... By the way, you still haven't explained "What it (the criticism) is really about...." I think we know what it's really about.
  • 07:23 AM - GreyLord quoted Morrus in post Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi argument
    Who? Shorelock Holmes! You know, he had a famous brother named Sherlock that everyone always woos over...but poor Shorelock is always forgotten. Shorelock was the beach dude who was an awesome surfer. If there was a wave, he'd surf it. Unfortunately, he couldn't get further away than 400 meters before he'd have too much temptation and have to catch a big one. He always was stuck somewhere close to the shore. On waves, he'd obviously surf back to shore...and when he wanted to go inland, just missed the surf far too much. He is famous for inventing the quotes... Dude Far Out Spaced Curl And other such famous things. He'd probably be better known along with his side kick Watch Her, but that Sherlock just seemed to get all the media attention back in the day instead of Shorelock. :cool:
  • 01:06 AM - Mistwell quoted Morrus in post Is Mike Mearls Happy Hour still a thing?
    Sure. Any location - whether big like Twitter or small like here - is just a potential sparking point for a bigger effect. Usually it isnít, but sometimes something happens, and careers end and brands get damaged. One guy at a company staying quiet for a bit is prudent.l, lest it escalate (which it probably wouldnít, but itís not a risk worth taking). I agree. It's what I'd advise him to do - stay quiet.
  • 12:35 AM - Richards quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    Just popped in after a few months ... man, this thread. A bunch of people hatewatching a TV show they don't like and making sure everybody knows it. It's the most depressing thing I ever saw. God, why flagellate yourselves like this?A few months? You posted in this thread five days ago. I personally have no stakes in this thread - I don't watch the show, mostly because I refuse to pay a TV network for "special content" they refuse to air on their regular network (it seems like a bad precedent to set) - but it seems like allowing those who want to vent about this show here in this thread at least keeps it localized. Didn't you build a "positive comments only" thread about the show, specifically to keep the complaints here and not there? So why not let them vent here, where you should be able to safely ignore them? Johnathan
  • 12:33 AM - Nagol quoted Morrus in post Star Trek Discovery not getting any better I fear.
    Just popped in after a few months ... man, this thread. A bunch of people hatewatching a TV show they don't like and making sure everybody knows it. It's the most depressing thing I ever saw. God, why flagellate yourselves like this? Wasn't the whole point of the (+) and (-) thread designations to specifically stop posts like this? Nice personal attack on everyone participating. :-/

Saturday, 20th April, 2019

  • 08:30 PM - Forgember quoted Morrus in post Which of these D&D classes would you take if you had to choose one?
    You sound nice. Perhaps that came off a bit darker than intended, was just unimpressed by most of the offerings, Tinkerer brings me happy Dragonlance Gnome vibes though.
  • 06:21 AM - doctorbadwolf quoted Morrus in post If you were in the Star Wars universe which side would you pick?
    You may call them terrorists, but that's not what 'terrorist' means to the rest of us. "Terrorism is ... the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a religious or political aim. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).' [wikipedia] Terrorists attack civilians in order to provoke terror. Fighting against the military might make them violent activists or secessionists or something, but to be a terrorist you are doing things that the Rebellion definitely does not do. Your personal definition of terrorism is yours, of course, but the common definition of terrorism does not encompass the actions of the Rebels. Might be a bit of a cultural thing. In the US, laws about terrorism are a lot broader. For example, the US Code of Federal Regulations just says "the unlawful use of force and violenc...
  • 04:38 AM - trappedslider quoted Morrus in post Ubisoft supports Notre Dame with Ä500k donation, and offer free Assassin's Creed Unity for PC to all.
    I'm sure the sheer amount of photography of that building over the last century means no detail will be left undocumented. Copying it will be easy, as long as they can spend the money. That said, isn't it a private building owned by the Catholic Church? They don't need donations or French taxpayer money to rebuild it. They have billions. One of the issues is the fact that the trees that gave the wood for the roof,made up a whole forest and well that tree AFAIK no longer exist. https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/notre-dame-cathedral-restoration but from a quick look it looks liek the French government owns it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notre-Dame_de_Paris#Ownership https://news.ubisoft.com/en-us/article/348227/Supporting-Notre-Dame-de-Paris http://assassinscreed.com/unity-notredame/ I've got to say this is very cool of them. I can't help but wonder if the laser-scanning they did of the building for the game could be used by the restoration effort. https://news.yahoo.com/amer...
  • 03:47 AM - robus quoted Morrus in post The Washington Post Weighs In On D&D!
    Historically, editions have changed with design teams. Whoever makes 6E, it will be the designers coming up after Mearls and Crawford, etc. I dunno, that seems like a hell of a dice to roll? Better to ask the current designers to make the adjustments needed to improve the current rule set? A 5.1e rather than a 6e. Three big improvements I can recommend off the bat: 1) make the starter set more new DM friendly, much more hand holding is needed. 2) reorg the PHB so that how to play the game comes first, not chargen. 3) reorg the DMG so that running the game is first, not bloody world building! :D Oh and some rules tweaks too...
  • 02:58 AM - Deset Gled quoted Morrus in post If you were in the Star Wars universe which side would you pick?
    You may call them terrorists, but that's not what 'terrorist' means to the rest of us. ... Terrorists attack civilians in order to provoke terror. Fighting against the military might make them violent activists or secessionists or something, but to be a terrorist you are doing things that the Rebellion definitely does not do. Might be a bit of a cultural thing. In the US, laws about terrorism are a lot broader. For example, the US Code of Federal Regulations just says "the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives", which the Alliance clearly fits. Australia has also charged people with terrorism for attacking a military base. I think discussing this further may get a little political, so I'll just point out that Wikipedia also says, "There is no universal agreement on the definition of terrorism." In any case, I'm okay not c...
  • 02:23 AM - Zardnaar quoted Morrus in post If you were in the Star Wars universe which side would you pick?
    You may call them terrorists, but that's not what 'terrorist' means to the rest of us. "Terrorism is ... the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a religious or political aim. It is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel).' [wikipedia] Terrorists attack civilians in order to provoke terror. Fighting against the military might make them violent activists or secessionists or something, but to be a terrorist you are doing things that the Rebellion definitely does not do. Your personal definition of terrorism is yours, of course, but the common definition of terrorism does not encompass the actions of the Rebels. Political assassination though? The rebels were a non state actor who used force to kill a lawful head of state. Not claiming Palps wasn't evil or used illegal means to assume power. An in...
  • 02:23 AM - MarkB quoted Morrus in post Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker Trailer
    Everybody has that theory. I don't. It's the first time I've heard it.

Friday, 19th April, 2019

  • 10:05 PM - cmad1977 quoted Morrus in post The Washington Post Weighs In On D&D!
    Was WotC responsible for taking away penalties to Strength for female characters? Thatís not my recollection. I donít recall there being restriction like that in 2e.
  • 07:56 PM - easl quoted Morrus in post O.L.D. v1.2 Playtest Version B
    While that is a deliberate choice, I think Iíll just make the decision for people and put the skill in there, as so many people keep asking. I prefer leaving it open ended, but it seems Iím alone in that! I think suggesting 'evocation plus [one or two relevant non-magical skills specified by Morrus]' is a good compromise. It provides flexibility for groups or character concepts that don't want to use the full spell build system and would prefer to stick to career exploits, while providing good guidance on acceptable skills for GMs and players who like their systems crunchy and specific. But in that case, be sure to let the magical careers take the non-magical skill needed to use their exploit. :)
  • 05:48 PM - Elfcrusher quoted Morrus in post The Washington Post Weighs In On D&D!
    Thatís a pretty low bar for predictions. Everybody shares your prediction. Nobody thinks 6E is anywhere close. I think 6e is imminent. Then again, I have my watch set to geologic time.


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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...
64 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...
243 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
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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...
150 -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.
281 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...
194 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.
290 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!)
410 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.
264 0 1 Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 05:22 PM Thursday, 20th October, 2016, 05:22 PM
FASA-WOIN Starship Conversion Guide
FASAís Ship Recognition Manuals for the 1980s Star Trek line of products contain hundreds of ships. Many of these stat blocks are archived (and expanded upon with new ships for later shows) on the web. This short guide describes how to convert a FAS...
209 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...
192 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.
183 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.
119 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.
330 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/...
263 0 1 Saturday, 24th September, 2016, 01:01 PM Monday, 17th October, 2016, 04:11 PM

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