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  • Orius's Avatar
    Today, 04:15 AM
    Pretty good episode tonight. It was a pretty good take on the Enemy Mine plot. The Space Orcs were an interesting element too. And the B plot with Gordon was handled well too, I'd say maybe even better than Trek usually does.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:40 PM
    Using the standard array and the "default" equipment given for each class and background, you can make a 5e level 1 character in approximately 10 minutes. I can't think of getting any faster while still maintaining a sense of meaningful choice about your character. For some, the existing character options, even including multiclassing and feats, are still too small. Personally, I'd really love to...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:09 PM
    We have had informal agreements aplenty over the years. I'm currently running an Ashen Stars game, in which there are technically formal contract relationships involved as being members of a LASER crew. We most definitely do *not* write it out in full, as it is more like a modern legal document, with scads of sub-clauses. The party's business expert has, on more than one occasion, used his...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    I wasn't the one who said, "the ultimate point of character creation isnít about character custimization but instead itís about having a character you can play in game." If it is just about having "a character," then why not just do it over and over again? Make an absolute statement, and reap the rewards of pure logic. Leave yourself some wiggle room, and you can avoid such traps.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:19 PM
    While Iím not one of those who insist the original team reform (oneís dead, and have you *seen* how old Bill Murray is now?) Iím also not keen on the teenagers approach.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:17 PM
    Then there's no need for a creation step at all. Just play the same character again. The sheet's right there. Or, pull a pregen from the internet. Takes maybe 30 seconds.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:17 PM
    It could double as the party's 10' pole!
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:15 PM
    Agreed. It wasn't fine art, but then neither was the original. It was a decent flick, good for a summer afternoon.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:00 PM
    Rolling in order only creates viable characters in a statistical sense. So, while decision points are slow, in the long run it probably beats having to roll in order several times before a character is generated that doesn't die when an orc sneezes on it. It is a question of whether you front-load your time expenditure or not. I prefer to do the job right once, rather than do quick...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:45 PM
    I just really like (as in love to hate) the Empire. The aesthetics, the sounds, the styles, Palpatine and Vader, stormtroopers, Star Destroyers, the architecture, even the mouse droids, the whole package ... itís just *got* something that the bad guys in other eras lack. And the balance of ďDavid v GoliathĒ is exactly right. So I enjoy stuff set in that era.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:39 PM
    On then wonders - blatantly insulting people who like something you don't, when we have a distinct "Keep it civil" clause in The Rules? What does that acknowledge? That's a rhetorical question, for you to consider. In any case, do not post in this thread again.
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  • Orius's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 AM
    I liked it. Don't really know why people don't like it besides petty nitpicking.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:48 AM
    At the link in the first post.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 09:40 PM
    We don't see enough to know if his senses engaged. And, Peter went to ash in the Big Snap too. If Peter is back, there's no known reason for Fury to not be back. Yes, it could be Mysterio makes illusions of villains, and then fights the illusions. Or, it is possible that the Elementals and Mysterio are all bad, but after the same thing - in the comics the Elementals were trying to...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 08:09 PM
    James Ohlen, Arcanum Worlds. Producing Odyssey of the Dragonlords. http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5412-Baldur-s-Gate-Designer-Leaves-Bioware-To-Form-D-D-Publishing-Company
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 07:42 PM
    Only if time travel is involved.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 04:44 PM
    Asrabey doesn't have a blade of the goddess of womanhood. But hey, it's your game. Do what you like.
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  • darjr's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 12:54 PM
    Yes! Sold!
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  • Orius's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 07:03 AM
    I'd rule you learn the base spell and that's it.
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  • Orius's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 07:00 AM
    Hello, thread necromancy!
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 05:41 AM
    Fair, though as I recall, previous versions of the 5e SRD had more limited content, more akin to what's in Basic. I glanced at the license, but I didn't probe into the content yesterday. If you wanna be really picky, WotC uses version 1.0a, released in 2000. I was not confident enough that *NO OTHER* versions existed out there to assert such.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Wednesday, 16th January, 2019, 04:02 AM
    Classically - illusions are what he does. Well, again classically, there's a group of extradimensional villains from the comics called the Elementals. We have the basic question of whether they are actually here, or if they are something Mysterio cooked up for him to be a hero fighting. I don't expect other cameos of note, as they won't want to reveal who survives Avengers:...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 15th January, 2019, 08:00 PM
    I really liked it. And Batman!
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Tuesday, 15th January, 2019, 05:24 PM
    Is that a limit in the size of a loop in the universe, or in the observable universe?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Tuesday, 15th January, 2019, 12:31 PM
    Morrus replied to Judges campaign
    I ran The Robot Wars as a Judge campaign, and then some of the short adventures in The Robot Wars.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Tuesday, 15th January, 2019, 08:44 AM
    Instant clean....I mean prestidigitation
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Tuesday, 15th January, 2019, 03:54 AM
    Whoa there....that's an issue with those spells being utterly garbage, not the class! :) Even a fireball in a 5th level slot will do more bang for the buck.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 10:45 PM
    If you want an example of a world without an open gaming license, look back historically to TSR (owner of D&D prior to Wizards of the Coast) and their positions on D&D compatible content in the early and mid-1990s -- it was an environment where they insisted that anything that included even terminology now common in the genre (such as phrases like "hit points" or "armor class") became property of...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 09:44 PM
    Leska is motivated by a loathing of pretty much everyone, which turned into a desire to have power over everyone. Her personal goal is conquest for the sake of conquest, and she's just using Coaltongue's death as a justification to rally her people into 'finding the ones responsible.' Also a bit of 'make a show of force so no one thinks we're weak.' Since there's not a ton of long-distance...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 09:13 PM
    The OGL isn't the "3E" OGL or the "5E" OGL. There's just the OGL. And it hasn't been dumped, because it's non-rescindable. Both 3E and 5E have had some (but not all) of their content released under it, as have many other games. One of the main purposes of the OGL, as Ryan Dancey - its architect - said: it means that D&D is here to stay. Nothing can make it go away, not even the whims of a...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 08:55 PM
    *Basic* 5e was released under the OGL, which to a quick scan doesn't appear particularly different from past OGLs. Rather than changing the control by changing the OGL, they did so by limiting content in the SRD - the basic mechanics are all there, but many of the classes are missing. So, anyone can write to the system, and even do something interesting with large changes (like Mutants and...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 08:34 PM
    To model this, you don't have to change anything - just consider that defeating a challenge is *proof* that you've learned something.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 07:39 PM
    I enjoyed it in the cinema, but find it kinda forgettable.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 07:29 PM
    Hold on a second. Let us be clear - with a finite, comprehensible ruleset, there *will* be some options that are better than others. Full stop. Those that like doing deep dives into rules options *will* find them. No game designer can avoid this. It follows, then, that the game can't/shouldn't be designed around preserving all the concepts for optimizers, as it is not a tractable task. ...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 06:02 PM
    Logic or citation, please. Copyright does not allow for reproduction of text - that is not nonsense. So, you need to give a reason why the building and sculpture are not similarly protected. I note - you have to license the right to commercially produce an image of the Empire State Building. They even have an easy web page to apply: http://www.esbnyc.com/business-esb/licensing So,...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 05:21 PM
    I think i recall the comoving distance to the edge of the observable universe (which takes into account expansion - where the edge of the universe is now, after that light was emitted), is currently best estimated as 14.3 billion parsecs, so 45 billion light years or so.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 04:57 PM
    If it were that simple, you could take readable photos of pages of a book, collect them, and sell them as your own. That clearly fails.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 04:55 PM
    Dude, knock off the personal attacks. Address the logic of the post, not the person of the poster. If this is somehow difficult to manage or understand, please take it to e-mail or PM, and we can discuss. Thanks.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 03:33 PM
    I'm going to guess that a simple photographs of what already exists, a scene that could be seen by someone walking by, is *not* going to be considered transformative. After all, the architect and the artist probably were considering the setting, so the "juxtaposition" is their thought before it is the photographer's. For it to be transformative, you need to take a *small* segment of it, and...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 03:12 PM
    Someone also once said that the Edsel was going to be a success. Someone said that Ishtar was a movie worth seeing. And someone said that if you keep making that face, it is going to get stuck like that. Someone is often wrong.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 01:29 PM
    Calling people names because you disagree with them is not appropriate. Both of you, do not respond to one another again in this thread.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 14th January, 2019, 04:31 AM
    Not really. You can do the analysis considering two travelers - one who passes by Earth at 0.8 C on their way to Alpha Centauri, the other passing by Earth at the same moment going 0.9c for the same trip. They'll arrive at Alpha Centauri each having experienced a different amount of time dilation for that segment of trip, both of them moving at constant velocity - so both in inertial frames...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 13th January, 2019, 03:39 PM
    Some more Ratchet and Clank items. Miniturret Glove This large gauntlet manufactured by MegaCorp, allows the user to create egg shaped shells that deploy into small laser turrets. While the miniturret glove is worn, the hand is covered with the barrel that launches the miniturret egg. Each miniturret has 5 hit points, Defense of 14, hardness 1, diminutive size and weighs only 5 lbs, armed...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 13th January, 2019, 03:04 PM
    Do what you want for your own game, of course, but it seems a bit too fiddly.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 13th January, 2019, 03:40 AM
    I can easily see that before she left the show, they'd keep a lid on it. But once that show has aired, if her departure were permanent, why stay tight-lipped about it? It is easy enough to say, "Hey, she had a really great opportunity, and had to make a hard choice. The schedules didn't work out, so we wish her all the best!" However, if she's coming back at *some point* then you don't...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 10:46 PM
    It is a wiki thread.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 09:41 PM
    Is that your official opinion?
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 08:36 PM
    I still fail to see how comparing 5e wizards to 1e ones makes a bit of difference to this argument....considering monsters, casters, and noncasters have all had radical differences since that time. The simply question is....are 5e wizards capable of equivalent contribution to the campaign at 1st - 3rd level compared to a fighter? In my viewpoint, the answer is an immediate yes. Are they...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 08:30 PM
    Stalker0 replied to Counterspell
    Its also the "rain on the caster's parade" spell. Few things have put the big frown on my caster players than when they cast and I say "the enemy casts counterspell". There's nothing more a player hates than to do nothing in a round of combat, especially if there are a lot of players (I have 6).
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 08:29 PM
    Let try an example to ensure we are all reading the table right. So lets assume you need a 5 or better to hit, and do an average of 10 dmg before the feat is applied. So the formula is 5.5 - .25X. So that 5.5 - .25 * 10 = 5.5 - 2.5 = 3. So this means that my average damage increases by 3. Now where I'm confused is when you defined average damage. So for example if I had a greatsword...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 08:12 PM
    How do you ďofficiallyĒ thank somebody? (Officially posted by me)
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 06:42 PM
    Since someone mentioned Ratchet and Clank.. Here's some Ratchet and Clank items... OmniWrench The OmniWrench is a versatile item that is a useful tool, can be magnetized to pickup nearby metallic items, used as a melee weapon and can be thrown and returns to the user. Most follow a basic design, and most can be upgraded with several upgrades giving them greater capabilities. The...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 05:23 PM
    Yeah, I just discovered that - while I ran into some documentation that said it was free on Prime if you were willing to watch commercials, perhaps that was old. Now, I must pay. *sad trombone*
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 04:32 PM
    I feel like I'm about to be the straight man in a really awful joke... But, um... there's no E in RAT. What is it, "News In ThE rat"?
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 02:30 PM
    It got promoted to an article.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 12:49 PM
    He doesnít want to be associated with that body any more, I guess. So heís resigning.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 12:47 PM
    There is definitely room in the market for a crunchier generic fantasy game than D&D. Thatís Pathfinderís role. It would be terrible if that went away.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 02:03 AM
    Stalker0 replied to Counterspell
    I'll agree with the chorus. The rule is fine, though I personally think counterspell is already a hell of a powerful spell.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Saturday, 12th January, 2019, 01:02 AM
    A Starfleet NPC a team of PCs might encounter and can possibly hire for a while. Dr. Selar Dr. Lieutenant Selar is a Vulcan medical officer in Starfleet, who was assigned to the U.S.S. Enterprise D at one point. She is well versed in xenobiology for treating multiple species, and is currently assigned to the Sol system by Starfleet to aid any relief agencies that require assistance. She has...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 11:45 PM
    Cardassian Cardassians are a humanoid species easily identifiable by their light-grey skin, two thick vertical neck ridges that receded back to the crown of their head, and an inverted tear-shaped ridge in the center of the forehead. The ridge is thickest immediately above the eyes, protecting them and creating an deep-set appearance. This trait earned them the derogatory nickname "spoon...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 10:08 PM
    Moving slow: Armor doesn't really impact your movement speed, so long as you have the strength to wear it. Clanging Around: The question isn't really what armor they are wearing. The question is whether they have Stealth. Heavy armor gives disadvantage on the check, but really, a character who doesn't have the skill is not quiet enough to reliably sneak around anyway. Note - heavy...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 09:06 PM
    Yeah. It's a wonderful trilogy, with real character arcs which span it. It's the equivalent of Star Wars IV-VI for me, and the best Trek has ever been.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 07:28 PM
    "What does God need with a starship?!?" And, let us face it, "Star Trek: The MOtion Picture" was not an example of a thing... that actually had a plot. Wrath of Khan and the Voyage Home, however, were probably the best movies, for me. I kind of like them all, but the Dominion War had some great stuff in it. And the last season of Enterprise, when they handed things over to Manny...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 03:57 PM
    I can't say I've ever seen a player use an action surge outside of combat, either, but Mistwell's example of getting one last try to catch someone from falling would be a compelling instance. It's just that for anyone who has action surge, it's not often remembered in out of combat situations - it's like a bard starting with regaining bardic inspiration on a long rest, and then four levels later...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 11:44 AM
    Morrus replied to 5e Living Blade
    Here you go.
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  • Orius's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 04:39 AM
    Robert Picardo and John Billingsley as guest stars in the same episode? Sure, why not! Pretty good episode too, particularly the dream sequence and the gift.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 11th January, 2019, 02:05 AM
    Here's a slightly larger one, with fewer labels (since the Consulate and Alchemy Row only really matter in adventure 2).
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 11:04 PM
    Talking about bad decisions... Dude. Not cool. If it isn't okay for him to do, it isn't okay for you, either. Don't post in this thread again.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 10:21 PM
    Apples : Oranges : Pears : Plums.... Many of these things are different enough that they play different roles in my constellation of fictions. I like them not different amounts, but for different reasons, and at one time I might want one more, and a different one at a different time, depending on my mood. No static ranking possible, for me.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 10:20 PM
    I'm not clear from where you're getting the reasoning of "they add but don't subtract," because I'm missing it from the PH. Instead, it says Illusion spells "...deceive the senses or minds of others. They cause people to see things that are not there, to miss things that are there..." "miss things that are there" is pretty clearly "subtracting" to me. Even then, you seem to be taking the...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 09:52 PM
    Is the booze some how separate from the bad decisions?
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 09:32 PM
    A lot of the reasoning for extremely limited illusion school spells I first saw back in the AD&D days, when due to lack of clearly defined boundaries, illusions ran roughshod over DMs' games because players would argue all sorts of insane abilities for illusions. The backlash seems to be a reaction out of concern that illusions can duplicate other more powerful spells, but to me, unreasonably so....
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 09:15 PM
    Wham! > Hall & Oates
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 08:45 PM
    ...a warning for the next ten generations that some discussions come with too high a price...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 08:16 PM
    It depends on whether you were using that very abusive Unearthed Arcana system, where you rolled 9d6 (keep the best three) for your INT, etc. Most of the time, our groups used the ones from the DMG, most often either 3d6 12 times (keep best six scores) or 4d6 for each score, drop lowest.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 08:14 PM
    I have to agree -- in 1e, sleep was keyed to hit dice (which never change) instead of to hit points (which constantly change), meaning in D&D5 you can whittle a foe into sleep territory. Get them down to their last 20 or 30 hit points, and you can end the fight early. Not to mention, darts were quite frankly crap in the 1e days, 3 attacks or not. A whopping average of 3 to 5 damage or so --...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 06:57 PM
    If they can be brought back to life, it follows that they weren't really dead while frozen. Only *mostly* dead. So, the soul has been sitting there, locked in the body, waiting to be thawed. If it is immortal, a few years as an ice cube shouldn't be too bad.... right? Right? {insert pitch for horror-movie with people waking up from cryofreeze with angry souls driven mad by sensory...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 05:43 PM
    Oh, you misunderstand. My wife ended up with Amazon Prime by accident (literally, it was an accident - she was placing an order when one of our cats jumped in her lap, and distracted, she went through the wrong checkout flow). But, she realized that the shipping features more than pay for themselves if she uses them for her work. So, it is a winner because I get access to ST: Disco as a...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 03:19 PM
    Do you remember all the status conditions of slumber? Sleep was puttin' 'em down like pretenders While chasing elf werewolves away Our spells were casting And duration of spells were long-lasting As we fought in the night Remember how our swords stole their lives away Hey hey hey Ba de ya, say do you remember Ba de ya, castin' sleep spells in September
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Friday, 3rd February, 2017

  • 01:59 PM - Scott DeWar mentioned Morrus in post Some notes on Spam Control & New Users
    From the Android ENWorld app I've noticed that a bunch of obvious spam had made the "trending" and seem to remain despite being removed. Any way to fix this? Lets add a mention to , um, GOT IT! Umbran, or should I have contacted darjr? Sent from my Nexus 6 using EN World mobile app Probably. For tech stuff, you generally want darjr or Morrus. Ok, let's do that then: darjr or Morrus.? Can this be a problem?

Tuesday, 31st January, 2017


Sunday, 29th January, 2017

  • 01:36 PM - JeffB mentioned Morrus in post A STARFINDER Bonanza - Preorder Core Rules, First AP, Compatibility License, & More!
    Thanks. I'll probably check out N.E.W. as well. Are there published adventures for it? Unfortunately, I don't really have time to create my own at the moment. I rely on published adventures for now... Even if I had the time, I would want to have some experience with the world/rules/etc before attempting to create an adventure. I understand. I'm in the same boat. IDK the product releases for NEW, but there are links on the enworld drop down menu above, or on the homepage. Or maybe Morrus can chime in.

Friday, 20th January, 2017


Tuesday, 17th January, 2017

  • 01:22 AM - LordEntrails mentioned Morrus in post New Digital Games Studio announced by the president of Wizards of the Coast
    I said it before, I have meant no hostility, in what I have posted before and what I'm posting now. @Morrus, I also have no problems with books, I thought my exchange with @darjr around post #98 of this thread made that clear. @Staffan, I see no point in discussing theft as a legitimate business option. A consideration, yes, an option, no. @Charles Rampant, I'm not bent out of shape. I'm amused. As Myrddin points out, most of what you ask for is already available. As I pointed out earlier, I find it amusing that people continually make the same complaints yet refuse to acknowledge that options other than what they have envisioned are available. Or maybe I'm wrong. Maybe your ideas of a companion app are something new and revolutionary, but what has been described in this thread fails to describe something new and revolutionary in my understanding. I find discussions on ENWorld interesting. One aspect of that is that people seem to assume hostility here rather than interest or critical consideration.

Monday, 16th January, 2017

  • 10:54 PM - Parmandur mentioned Morrus in post Why Forums Should Be Ignored By Game Developers
    And yet Green Ronin recently said they were going to shut down their forums due to it's atmosphere (much like Wotc), I think they have reconsidered since then. While I have seen a lot of good things at "1st party" type forums over the years, I have seen them cause a lot of grief for fans and companies. I think the main thing was that they couldn't justify any ROI when third parties lime Morrus who run for.s for a living can focus on it full time; way lower cost to have staff tweet than to run a forum.

Sunday, 15th January, 2017


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Saturday, 7th January, 2017

  • 02:54 PM - pdzoch mentioned Morrus in post How did you find ENWorld?
    While looking for a way to better manage the class powers in D&D 4e, I found through a google search this thread. Which got me started working in the Magic Set Editor. While the thread appears to be long dead, and D&D is not in the 5th edition, I still use the software and post updated material using on this forum. To answer Morrus' question, there was a long time between when I first came here and when I actually became active. The WOTC sites, being the official site for the products, was where I attempted to engage the community most. However, I simply did not find the site easy to negotiate or really very vibrant. I was disappointed to say the least. When their forum shut down, I did not think it was much of a loss. I looked at other sites to participate it -- RPGGeek really hadn't taken off yet (it is still a fledgling companion to the boardgamegeek) and I found D&DReddit simply too hostile to waste my time with.
  • 10:20 AM - Lanefan mentioned Morrus in post How OLD are YOU
    I'm 55...without the '+' until next summer. :) Morrus, a question: where does the data come from, that gives the ages of users? I'm not sure if Google knows my age...at least, I don't remember telling it. Ditto male/female etc.; though this computer is regiestered to my name etc. nobody including Google knows who is actually using it at any given moment. (obviously, I am now as I'm posting; but anyone in the household could browse the front page and at best would still show up as me) Lanefan

Friday, 6th January, 2017


Thursday, 5th January, 2017

  • 02:46 PM - Zhern mentioned Morrus in post Your Most Anticipated RPG Of 2017?
    Morrus - Glad you mentioned DCC Lankhmar because I had left it off my list, along with Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea 2. For DCC Lankhmar, the Goodman Games announcement about it from Dec. 26, 2016 would be the best reference: http://goodman-games.com/blog/2016/12/26/dcc-lankhmar-is-coming-soon/.

Monday, 2nd January, 2017

  • 04:50 AM - Reynard mentioned Morrus in post N.E.W. I took the plunge. Now What?
    ... best use their exploits. But I like the WEG Star Wars/d20 marriage vibe the system gives and will certainly play it more and see how it serves. Sometimes it is hard to try new games when you play them in a different game mode and I think since the players were a subset of my weekly FG D&D 5E group we sort of thought of it as 5E by default. On a personal note, it was really cool to run a game in my novel setting. Just yesterday I finished final edits (I hired an editor and finished going through his edits, I mean) so I have been deeply immersed in it for some time. I set the game a generation after the novel (and potential sequels) so it was fun to imagine the results of my main characters actions. I intend to keep this thread alive as I tinker with the system for this setting. In a perfect world, if I had the time and do end up thinking WOIN is a good fit, I would take advantage of the OGL nature of WOIN and put out a setting or standalone to augment the novels. Good stuff, Morrus. * In case any of the players meander over here by chance, I will spoiler block it: There was a side encounter with some bandits and their "warlock" master -- a person who has been contacted by a daemon via some aether device and given secrets in return for service. It turns out, the daemon circling the Robot Ruin is that same daemon. It has managed to use internal systems of the mecha to drive the mad Maker into a frenzy of repair using ancient tech stolen by the warlock's bandits. If the mad Maker can get the Robot Ruin fixed, the daemon will enter the mecha (much as the Bottled Daemon PC entered the industrial robot) and have a 300 foot tall war machine at its disposal.

Friday, 23rd December, 2016

  • 06:34 AM - MoonSong mentioned Morrus in post Rogue One Review (Spoilers)
    ...aps ignorance is bliss?) As much as the prequel trilogy gets slammed, I find lots of kids who love them. Have to remember the target of audience of children. I don't hate the prequels, but the originals are still the best. VII was way to fast for me (again loved it). I showed my students the originals (digitally remastered on VHS, Han shoots Greedo with no return fire!) they said they were boring and took to long ... wanted to draw my own lightsaber and go Anakin on them! Of course age plays a huge role in this. My actual introduction to Star Wars was Episode I, back when it was first in theaters, it and Attack of the Clones sparked my interest into what was otherwise an old franchise with dated effects that had been spoiled to death. (My first Star Wars movie before that was The Eewoks) I also notice that for children born after the prequels all six movies are a coherent whole without distinction between old and new, and they love Star Wars all the same. As a contrast with Morrus my list of Star Wars movies goes like this V III R1 VI I VII Eewoks II IV Battle for Endor (Super bleak)

Monday, 19th December, 2016

  • 11:48 PM - Darkness mentioned Morrus in post "Mentions" - did something change?
    I think mentions broke again. Double-checking. Lanefan Morrus Darkness Yeah, doesn't work. Even if you use the mention tags, like this... Lanefan ...you just get this: Lanefan Edit: Huh, the preview showed it failing, but it looks like it worked after all.
  • 02:15 AM - M3woods mentioned Morrus in post Turn Order: Warped (Watch WOIN played on Twitch)
    Heading into episode 2. I agree with Morrus, closest I've come to playing. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using Tapatalk

Saturday, 17th December, 2016



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Wednesday, 17th October, 2018

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

Tuesday, 16th October, 2018

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

Sunday, 14th October, 2018

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

Friday, 12th October, 2018

  • 02:40 PM - Imaculata quoted Morrus in post Adventures with extensive backstory
    I personally prefer names like Glasstaff and The Black Spider over Sharokina and Sahastra, as there's no way on earth I'm going to remember the latter. And I don't think Glasstaff is any worse than Skywalker. Skywalker is a terrible name as well, only it is meant to be campy. The bad name is intentional with Star Wars. But try saying the name "Glasstaff" to yourself, and now say the name "Sharokina". Which of the two sounds more menacing? Opinions can of course differ on what makes a good name (and thats fine), but for me, it is definitely the latter that sounds better. Then there's a name like Aram Seen the Unseen, which I only had to mention once and my players never forgot it. It has a lyrical quality to it that just makes it work. I'm fine with Glasstaff, but Phandelver just didn't work for me or my group and I think the names were a factor. Conversely I'm loving the Gygaxian names in Village of Hommlet - Ostler Gundigroot, Furnok of Ferd, Lareth the Beautiful, Rufus & Burne. Phand...
  • 02:07 PM - S'mon quoted Morrus in post Adventures with extensive backstory
    I personally prefer names like Glasstaff and The Black Spider over Sharokina and Sahastra, as there's no way on earth I'm going to remember the latter. And I don't think Glasstaff is any worse than Skywalker. I'm fine with Glasstaff, but Phandelver just didn't work for me or my group and I think the names were a factor. Conversely I'm loving the Gygaxian names in Village of Hommlet - Ostler Gundigroot, Furnok of Ferd, Lareth the Beautiful, Rufus & Burne.

Thursday, 11th October, 2018

  • 07:45 PM - Eltab quoted Morrus in post Adventures with extensive backstory
    It feels like a history book. Many HS students feel your pain. :-S
  • 01:15 AM - Parmandur quoted Morrus in post Minotaur PCs in Ravnica
    Was this confirmed before? Minotaur PCs definitely in Ravnica. https://twitter.com/JeremyECrawford/status/1049724912867323904 "Your wish has been fulfilled! Minotaurs appear as a playable race in "Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica." - Jeremy Crawford. Yeah, Crawford's talked on Twitch about the Minotaur/Centaur UA article from a few months back being a stealth Ravnica playtest. Dunno if he had confirmed it had made the final cut previously.

Wednesday, 10th October, 2018



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Advanced Starship Combat Rules
The next evolution of the Star Trek: Starship Tactical Combat Simulator rules. Note that these rules require a copy of the original product.
135 0 1 Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:40 PM Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:40 PM
FASA Star Trek: Buying A Ship
A summary of the ship purchasing procedures from Trader Captains & Merchant Princes.
99 0 1 Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:38 PM Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:38 PM
Savage Worlds d20 Conversion
The conversion document for converting d20-based (D&D 3.x, Pathfinder) materials to Savage Worlds.
175 0 1 Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:35 PM Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:35 PM
ZEITGEIST Intro Document
Two-page Quick Intro PDF (this is for the GM/DM only).
117 +1 1 Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:09 PM Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:09 PM
ZEITGEIST Player Primer Handout (D&D 4th Edition)
Player Primer Handout (give this to your players). This is the D&D 4E version.
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ZEITGEIST Player Primer Handout (Pathfinder)
Player Primer Handout (give this to your players). This is the PATHFINDER version.
204 0 1 Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:07 PM Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:07 PM
TO SLAY A DRAGON NPC Booklet
Download and print this booklet of NPCs from Hengistbury.
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Daughters of Lear
The winning RPG from the EN World 1-week $1000 RPG creation contest.
124 0 1 Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:00 PM Thursday, 7th November, 2013, 04:00 PM
War of the Burning Sky free intro pack for D&D 4th Edition
The Campaign Guide includes a full overview of the saga and is meant only for GMs/DMs. The Playerís Guide is designed for players, and contains background information and character options. The FREE Playerís Guide contains information for your player...
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War of the Burning Sky free intro pack for D&D 3.5
The Campaign Guide includes a full overview of the saga and is meant only for GMs/DMs. The Playerís Guide is designed for players, and contains background information and character options. The FREE Playerís Guide contains information for your player...
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