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    Today, 11:20 AM
    In that case you currently have two accounts on each store, as thereís actually only one store. Both logins will work, whichever you go to.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Today, 11:19 AM
    Itís just how they brand/market the two skins. Same store though.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Today, 08:35 AM
    Yep. You also get the bonus to Initiative checks and Dispel Checks.
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    Today, 08:31 AM
    Get off your damn high horse already. While everyone is sitting here theorycrafting and armchair quarterbacking, OverlordOcelot actually made an attempt to collect real data about the situation. That is a hell of a lot more than anyone else in this thread can claim. Now you want to argue some of the facts of the analysis, feel free, but lets turn off the damn sneer.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Today, 06:12 AM
    Heh. Two friends of mine got into a drinking contest at a larp. The only problem was, one of them was drinking vodka, and the other was (unbeknownst to the first) drinking water. It didn't end well for the first. No, really, it didn't end well. We almost had to take him to the hospital for alcohol poisoning. Because he was like, "Well, if she's not even feeling it, I *must* still be...
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    Today, 03:07 AM
    I ran an adventure with a colossal biological airship. Between sessions the doctor I gamed wrote an analysis of its blood pressure and how they could kill it with internal bleeding.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:39 PM
    In the Battletech and Mechwarrior universe, someone did calculations and figured out that mechs as drawn are actually less dense than water. My headcanon for ZEITGEIST is that Borne's made of adamantine that was magically alloyed with other metals, sort of like how adding a bit of carbon to iron makes steel. Without magic he'd collapse, but he's so suffused with magic he's impossible to dispel.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    Define "good". For example, if I am having one PC face off agianst one NPC, anything particularly complicated, or that will take up a whole lot of time focusing on how many vodka shots one player makes while the others sit on their hands waiting for their compatriot to become staggeringly drunk would not be "good". We wouldn't want to make one person the focus of the action for an entire...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:57 PM
    That's okay. Understanding may be achievable. Consider - fights are not the only thing in a D&D game. If a player (or group of players) is really interested in some aspect of the game other than fights, then maybe having the fights be deadly is not leading the players to their fun very well.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:50 PM
    That is phenomenal to hear. I love that there were almost equal numbers of male and female interested - it really is a different world for RPGs these days, for the better. The DMing is likely to be your biggest problem, it always is -- more Marines than Master Chiefs. :)
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    Yesterday, 08:41 PM
    "You're Marvel licensed by Fox. It is like if the Beatles were produced by Nickelback. Its music, but it sucks!"
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:10 PM
    It's time to start voting for your 10 Most Anticipated Tabletop RPGs for 2019! Nominations were taken earlier this month, resulting in a list of nearly 60 games, and voting will remain open until Tuesday, December 4th. You may vote for more than one game. To qualify, a game must be a standalone RPG, NOT a supplement, setting, adventure, sourcebook, expansion, or accessory, it must be currently...
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    Yesterday, 07:00 PM
    It's time to start voting for your 10 Most Anticipated Tabletop RPGs for 2019! Nominations were taken earlier this month, resulting in a list of nearly 60 games, and voting will remain open until Tuesday, December 4th. You may vote for more than one game. To qualify, a game must be a standalone RPG, NOT a supplement, setting, adventure, sourcebook, expansion, or accessory, it must be currently...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:13 PM
    I've been eyeing the Eberron guide for a while now, but the 20 bucks was just outside the range I was comfortable paying for an impulse buy (my chances of running Eberron in the next six months are very slim). In the same vein, I have been eyeing a number of the Artificer class takes to bundle with the Eberron stuff - All the ratings for them are pretty much the same, and I'm hard pressed to buy...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:58 PM
    I often think it's too easy to get into the TARDIS. A TARDIS is supposed to be the most advanced type of ship in the universe, so teleporting onto it shouldn't be easy. I wonder if she gave Kerblam! permissions or something?
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    Yesterday, 05:51 PM
    What are you thinking of getting? Help I have analysis paralysis!
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:44 PM
    Awww, darnit... Here I was thinking I was going to escape Black Friday unscathed...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:38 PM
    Um, pemerton? You don't get to say what the OP meant. Really, deciding that the OP should follow *your* use of the terms is a bit on-the-nose ironic in a thread largely *about questioning definitions*. Please, if his form does not seem coherent, rather than tell him he is wrong, ask questions probing where your differences lie, hm? I think you'll find it far more constructive.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:35 PM
    I think it might be more clear to say, a prescriptivist thinks we have rules for language that we must follow. A descriptivist feels the rules describe the language as it currently is[, and that as use changes, the rules will change. There is a better view, IMHO. Right now, short term, if you want to be understood, you should follow the rules. Long term, it is empirically shown that...
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    Yesterday, 05:32 PM
    https://www.dmsguild.com/blackfriday.php?affiliate_id=182934 Above links are my affiliate link.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:13 PM
    This one, plus Holy Diver by Ronnie James Dio. Basically, anything Dio did. :-)
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:58 PM
    Not necessarily, no. Specifically, there are games where you do not take on a role of one of the characters and all players have sway over all characters within the narrative. This would not be a role-playing game, but would be a story-telling game. You see, this is a problem with making definitions - you need to consider the *entire space* within which you are making your definition. ...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:36 PM
    Great list! I agree with you on Forgetful and Spendthrift. You can use skills with any attribute as long as the GM agrees, so intimidation and Disfigured would be a good combo for a strong character. A STR (intimidation) check with the disfigured trait would be a good combo.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:19 PM
    Ravnica is joining Forgotten Realms, Eberron, and Ravenloft, as a setting available for creators on the Dungeon Master's Guild from today, November 20th. WotC made the following brief announcement last night: "Intrepid DM's Guild creators! Ravnica will be added as a setting on Dungeon Masters Guild tomorrow Nov 20th! (We will be coordinating day-of updates of the Ravnica setting...
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    Yesterday, 01:04 PM
    As you may know, RPGNow and DriveThruRPG (and, indeed, all the community content sites like DM's Guild) are the exact same website owned by One Bookshelf (OBS), simply viewed through a different skin. The front page of each highlights different products, but the stores are the same store. Now, the "RPGNow" version of the store is being retired. OBS sent out the following email earlier...
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    Yesterday, 12:15 PM
    There's another new class over on EN5ider, the 5th Edition Patreon, this week! Bloodweavers use the primal power coursing through their veins to enhance their own abilities, heal or bolster allies, and debilitate or kill their foes. Many fear them for their control over the substance of life but those that can see past this superstitious dread often find powerful allies. Recently on...
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    Yesterday, 02:22 AM
    Itís open Tomorrow Nov 20th! Morrus https://twitter.com/dms_guild/status/1064688359258423296?s=21
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:28 AM
    Any setup is fine, as long as the participants buy in to it.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 11:52 PM
    People play for different reasons, of course. For some itís the social activity, and the game is just the conduit for that.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 09:53 PM
    That being said... "the rules are descriptive" is insufficient as a definition. If nothing else, it fails to differentiate role-playing games from story-telling games, which I expect we would find are also descriptive. It probably also fails to differentiate from some forms of simulation games - like SimCity, where within a domain, you are largely allowed to do whatever you darn well feel like....
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 09:35 PM
    I think pointing out that there are some actions that are not allowed is missing the point. Yes, my character doesn't have the wings, spells, or magic items that allow them to fly, so they cannot fly. That doesn't make the game suddenly 100% prescriptive. I think the central point is still there - if you are playing chess, you have a list of allowed moves, and *everything else* is...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 08:42 PM
    The real question is why this was bumped 14 years after I initially posted this thread.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 08:32 PM
    Social interaction isnít *that* hard. Iím afraid there isnít a rulebook.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 08:11 PM
    Congratulations to Sir Carlyle and Dame Auryn. (No title for Flying Spark? Pfft!)
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 04:18 PM
    To me it comes down to presentation. If the party goes into an area that is known to be fraught with heinous, over the top peril, than I would expect no surprise when said peril occurs. But I would't throw such a threat if they were just doing a diplomatic mission for example, as the peril would feel more arbitrary to me at that point.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 03:22 PM
    The key to the Solar is its 150 ft flying speed. Effectively unless you have a means of immobilizing it, it can kite indefinitely, or it can just teleport back 120 feet if necessary. So for an Empryean vs a Solar it comes down to Bolt vs Slaying Longbow. Overall, bolt has a +3 attack advantage (+2, and the Solar's AC is 1 lower) and gets to attack twice through the legendary action. Slaying...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 07:29 AM
    I will disagree to a point here. Again, we are talking about a creature that is supposed to be extremely difficult, maybe nigh impossible for a party to defeat. This to me is the equivalent of a party asking for a god's personal password and wondering why the knowledge check DC is outside of their possible values. Further, an "impossible" roll does serve a few functions. One, it lets other...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 07:09 AM
    Sure. I'm just not clear on whether you're asking these questions because you want to prevent the PCs from getting it, or because you're intrigued by the option and wanting to know how they can pull it off.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Monday, 19th November, 2018, 01:32 AM
    As I said, watch surrogates. Also, if you don't want this stuff in your game, just disallow it. Come up with a reason. Pemberton has secret knowledge that they don't manage to replicate during the span of the campaign. Like, we figured out how to make nukes 70 years ago, but some folks still have a hard time doing it. It's okay if the PCs can't do everything.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 10:58 PM
    Not yet that I'm aware of.. give me 15 min to check if there might be any in the google doc archive that I need to update... Edit: Nope, can't find any of them.. get me a link for info and adding it to list (been really busy lately so some stuff has just been waiting, or getting pushed back when I get inspired on something else).
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 08:35 PM
    Quite enjoyed todayís episode. Felt a lot more old school. Workers disappearing, a little less sombre than some episodes have been this year. Nothing new, just a traditional Who episode ó weíve seen cheery polite killer robots like those dozens of times before, but thatís OK.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 08:19 PM
    A decent sized warehouse converted into a production line is only going to be able to have maybe.. 3 to 6 lines MAX.. production takes up a LOT of space. and most warehouses are not TALL enough to stand a mech up (let alone a door to let them walk out of easily), they have to be done laying down and rolled out the building that way. If a mech is 50 feet tall, and say 25ish wide in total.. you'll...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 08:17 PM
    I thought they just made a reference to that in the episode, but I don't recall the precise dialog.
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 08:09 PM
    Ah, cool. Oh.. about replicators.. there is stuff that replicators can't create.. also even with a large enough replicator a FULL mech isn't something that can just be whipped up in a matter of minutes.. need raw materials, the components that can't be replicated, and time to assemble.. BUT.. I'd say a well stocked and organized location, such as a Federation style manufacturing plant could...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 06:38 PM
    If the mech transforms, I think a klingon one would transform into something like a bird of prey or vorcha cruiser.. actually.. most Klingon ship designs don't lend well to transforming mechs.. except the Negh'Var flagship.. and that's pushing it. Although a flying Bath'let could work, the problem is not a good combat design (ramming to attack) as Klingon while can seem suicidal don't always see...
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  • kronos182's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 06:15 PM
    Hmm... Giant Batleth wielding mechs.. What is the Riah Accord? I think i semi remember mention of this, but I don't remember these.. or the Conspiracy.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 04:25 PM
    Sorry capnzap you lost me on this argument. The CR system says ďif a partyís level is below the CRĒ they may have an exceptionally difficult time dealing with itĒ. Now you and I have both pointed out that many monsters are over CRed especially at high levels. But we canít have it both ways. In this scenario the CR is working correctly. Quite simply, a party is not meant to have a...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 04:12 PM
    Calm down, please folks. The last thing I expected to see on this site was people shouting at each other about how iTunes works.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 03:54 PM
    I note that "the encounter is hard" and "there is penalty for losing" are NOT the same thing.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 09:06 AM
    Nothing's stopping them, except that while using duplicants they're torturing people's souls in the witchoil that forms the bond. And most duplicants are cheap pieces of tin that break readily. It'd be really expensive to make ones that are as strong as the PCs are naturally. And there's always a risk someone figures out how to hijack your signal or just punt you out of the body. For...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Sunday, 18th November, 2018, 08:38 AM
    I love the music choice.
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    Saturday, 17th November, 2018, 08:24 PM
    10% waiting for the late guy 25% getting ready to play 15% waiting for somebody to come back from a cigarette break 15% random interruptions while somebody tells an unrelated anecdote 20% combat 15% misc gaming
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 09:30 PM
    Under most circumstances I'd agree, but since we're talking about a random encounter that (if I remember the Martek portion correctly) just pops out of the ground/glass and starts snacking, it should probably be modded in some fashion to avoid a no-win kill-a-character-or-three moment. Now, if it's modded as a "cutscene instance" like Quartz describes, where only major stupidity would get them...
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 09:22 PM
    Ah. Not all random encounters are intended for you to fight and win. Sometimes, you randomly encounter things that you are supposed to then avoid at all costs.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 08:54 PM
    And the usual suspects show up instantly like bad pennies. Thatís two of the trifecta. One to go. @jimmifett and @Derren, donít post again in this thread, please. Jimmifett, it would be nice if you posted about something else sometimes, but since as far as I can make out the only reason you post in this community is to decry any hint of inclusiveness, it's time for you to leave.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 08:01 PM
    Plus, multiple tabs (one open to each section you are flipping between) or "previous view", or "split window view." Not to denigrate good old reliable paper (try playing D&D in a power outage with a tablet at 20% power and no battery!) but there are plenty of flippin' tools. (term used non-ironically :))
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 07:52 PM
    Cocaine. Mountains and Mountains of Cocaine, which the party has to use climbing gear and tons of willpower to cross. ;-)
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 07:40 PM
    Yeah I will say the Party can easily get tpked on this one. The bite will take one pc mostly out of combat, and the poison has a good chance of dropping a pc outright (possibly killing if they are already really wounded). Between the two attacks, you should expect to have a pc drop out of the combat each round.
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  • Umbran's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 06:49 PM
    Inconceivable!
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    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 06:44 PM
    Following an online backlash regarding the content of their recent publications, White Wolf Publishing has just announced some big changes, including the suspension of the Vampire 5th Edition Camarilla and Anarch books, and a restructuring of management. White Wolf's Shams Jorjani made the following announcement about an hour ago: "Hello everyone, My name is Shams Jorjani, VP of...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 05:03 PM
    Is the Purple Worm in this an important encounter plot-wise, or is it a random encounter? I love Desert of Desolation, but I can't remember specifically right now. If it's a random encounter, I might skip it or substitute a smaller version (maybe a 'baby' purple worm or variant species with a -2 to attacks, about 1 dice less damage, (about 3 dice less for the poison tail) and about 125 hp or so?...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 04:57 PM
    There's a creature in Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes called the Venom Troll that is a CR7 critter that can be DEVASTATING to even higher-level parties if a particular party is very melee-heavy and not ranged-attack-heavy. Every time the thing is hit with damage, acidic pustules pop and damage all creatures within 5 feet of it with poison damage. A party in melee with it is potentially damaging...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 04:41 PM
    Yeah if I was going to pick one it would be a flaming skull. A fireball to start the party against 4th level members is no joke. Combined with a fast flying speed that lets them evade danger they can be tough to take down.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 12:13 PM
    *sheepish* The XP is just to let you know I'm reading and eager to hear about your group's exploits. Re: Question 2, a wizard did it. It's like defending some VIPs with security guards. It's not hard if you have the manpower, but you don't have enough manpower to protect everyone the same way.
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 12:10 PM
    If you want to get physics-y, my idea was yeah, there are tons of actual balls of hydrogen and helium out in the universe, burning in the vast distance. In addition to sending light to this world, they also deliver tiny amounts of magical energy, much as the planets in the solar system do (but the planets are closer and have a much larger effect). Then the Ob do the Axis Seal ritual, and the...
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  • RangerWickett's Avatar
    Friday, 16th November, 2018, 08:47 AM
    I'm curious, how did the group deal with being mostly bystanders in this scene? It was a challenge to come up with a way to present all the information in a way that wasn't just a report from spies or something.
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 15th November, 2018, 08:01 PM
    WOIN's "W-Series" of adventures/settings continues with Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future, based on the novel by Mike Resnick. Can a group of bounty hunters track down the most notorious bandit in the galaxy before their rivals do? Catch the most wanted criminal in the galaxy! Bandit, murderer, known to all, seen by none... has he killed a thousand men? Has he saved a dozen worlds? His...
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    Thursday, 15th November, 2018, 05:12 PM
    WOIN's "W-Series" of adventures/settings continues with Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future, based on the novel by Mike Resnick. Can a group of bounty hunters track down the most notorious bandit in the galaxy before their rivals do? Catch the most wanted criminal in the galaxy! Bandit, murderer, known to all, seen by none... has he killed a thousand men? Has he saved a dozen worlds? His...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 15th November, 2018, 03:59 PM
    Are there any good ways to increase a spell's resistance to remove curse or dispel magic? I would love to have the organization infiltrate some of the police force but I would assume such a place would do routine screenings to ensure their people don't have magical compulsions or curses. A simple remove curse can even take out a full 9th level geas, so wanted to see if there were ways to...
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  • Morrus's Avatar
    Thursday, 15th November, 2018, 11:10 AM
    For the next two weeks, we''re going to try something new. This is an experiment, and there is a reasonable chance that it might not work out. For the next two weeks you may put your promotional/publisher posts in the relevant game forum. So if you have a Kickstarter for a new D&D 5E book, you may put it in the 5E forum instead (that's instead, not as-well-as). If the forums end up being...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 15th November, 2018, 05:14 AM
    Agreed. I feel like it should be several adventures worth of planning and prep to be able to go toe to toe with such a creature. If your facing something 10 CR higher than you, you should get curb stomped in most cases.
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Thursday, 15th November, 2018, 05:11 AM
    Though I'm against you in this debate, I will complement you that this is a compelling argument.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 10:31 PM
    Yeah, what got me thinking about it is, "what's the difference between, 'never understood what you are saying,' and 'never heard you say it in the first place?' " Recognition of the command sounds like it's key to the magic of the spell.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 10:27 PM
    Those are some of my favorite moments as a player - when you and another player are in on the dynamic and it just works. I once met another player at Gencon, first time we had ever spoken, where I played the Greyhawk character Robilar and she played Quij, Robilar's *ahem* faithful orc manservant. I gave her no end of crap, making Quij take trapfinding detail, ordering him into danger first, etc....
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 10:09 PM
    RAW: Sounds like it wouldn't matter. They are affected by the Geas, they take the damage. RAI: Reading the spell more carefully, note that if a creature "does not understand" the spellcaster (know their language), the spell has no effect. This sounds like the target needs to KNOW that they are disobeying the caster. Their very disobedience is what triggers the spell - reinforced by the fact...
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  • Stalker0's Avatar
    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 09:53 PM
    Now now Taran, you started this tangent by noting frustration with DMs who ignore dodging and spells like sanctuary. Overlord is basically saying turnaround is fair play, that as much as DMs may use in game knowledge to make their monsters more tactical, players can do it too.
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 09:52 PM
    I don't know if this is in similar vein or not, but I used to play with a guy who for some reason, consciously or not, decided to "one-up" every PC I played by playing a PC with the same party role, but with lots of rules-tweaking to make the PC better. It was kind of obvious after a while: (1) I would create a PC, (2) he would get tired of the PC he was playing and retire them, and (3) a new PC...
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    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 09:49 PM
    So you asked someone to make a thread about dodge, they did so....and then you decided to clutter the forum with another thread about the exact same topic?
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    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 09:43 PM
    Lets say a person was subjected to a GEAS, but then shortly after their memory was modified so they don't remember getting the GEAS effect. Would they have any knowledge or innate way to avoid the actions restricted by the GEAS, or would they just stumble into it and take the damage?
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    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018, 09:39 PM
    Like many other things, dodge is situationally the right call. It is to me most often used when you don't have any effective recourse against a foe for a given round, either because that foe is unattackable for some reason or you are in a terrible position and need to get into better position. The two examples in a game I can think of were: 1) Our party had to cross a hall in a keep in which...
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Sunday, 11th June, 2017

  • 10:44 AM - Lanefan mentioned Morrus in post How to use a WIKI THREAD
    For Morrus or anyone who deals with such things: In case it matters, it seems that editing the initial post in a wiki thread does not bounce the thread to the top of the thread list (by timestamp order) the same way adding a new post does. The risk here is that some wiki threads that may be often edited and-or referred to but not often posted to (e.g. the Convention List wiki in general RPG discussion) risk falling off the first page - and thus being forgotten or missed by casual or infrequent visitors - unless they are stickied. Lanefan

Saturday, 3rd June, 2017


Thursday, 1st June, 2017

  • 04:12 PM - DMMike mentioned Morrus in post What system would you use for gritty fantasy?
    Morrus, have you checked out ZWEIHANDER Grim & Perilous RPG yet? It ticks off all of the major themes of a grim, gritty game. It even has a 35 page morally grey adventure in the core book, if you want something that can be ran quickly without a lot of preparation required. Dang. He beat me to it. I'd recommend Modos 2, which I'm trying to get into the ENWorld downloads section this month. Because: - Characters are quick to make - about as long as this post. So creation-to-play time is minimized. - Character durability runs in the teens to twenties, while the average two-handed weapon does d10 damage. - PCs have options when they run out of health. Wounds, scars, and disease are among them. So is death. - Light rules and short character sheets mean that the GM doesn't spend a lot of time turning pages, so there's less prep investment in a short campaign. - Each PC has a free-form "flaw," which can make things gritty right off the bat. Notes to Morrus: I'm assuming "gritty" m...

Wednesday, 31st May, 2017

  • 01:39 AM - Mercurius mentioned Morrus in post Mike Mearls ďÖitís now obvious how to live without Bonus ActionsĒ' And 6th Edition When Players Ask For It!
    I really wouldn't worry about a new edition coming out anytime soon, and I don't think anything's "in the air" (naught Morrus). BUT...while I haven't worked in game design, I imagine that as soon as you publish a new edition, you start a new folder called "Ideas for the Next Edition," and that over three plus years, things start adding up. So if you're Mearls, of course you're thinking about the next edition, at least on the back burner. But there are a lot of steps between here and there, like the alleged Unearthed Arcana book, for one. I could see something like: 2014: 5E core rules 2017/18: first expansion - planes/psionics/odds and ends 2021/22: second expansion - epic play 2024: 50th Anniversary Edition

Tuesday, 30th May, 2017


Saturday, 27th May, 2017

  • 08:24 PM - darjr mentioned Morrus in post Hidden
  • 01:39 AM - LordEntrails mentioned Morrus in post Actions in starship combat for those with no useful skills
    It sounds like several of you are trying to disagree with me, but are actually saying something similar to what I'm saying; ... Now, that doesn't mean someone who is an expert in piloting or gunnery couldn't do it better. They would know advanced options or routines that the opposing computer would be using and how to compensate for that, but such would not be required to atleast be moderately effective... Remember, Morrus was basically asking how can PC's feel useful on a starship if they don't have starship skills; What self actions can you think of for characters who have no useful skills in starship combat? They have no engineering or medical or piloting or gunnery or computers or sensors etc. skills -- but you want the player to feel involved ... In short, there is no reason a PC can't do something useful on a starship, they just won't be able to do it as well as an expert. So, from a play perspective, all the characters (assuming the ship have enough systems) can do something interesting. Saying you can't man the laser canon unless you have a gunnery skill, can't work damage control unless you are an engineer, can't pilot the ship etc is a poorly designed system (imo).

Monday, 22nd May, 2017

  • 10:12 PM - Queenie mentioned Morrus in post Morrus is taking over my Identity!!
    So, realllyyy strange issue. I am having trouble with the ENWorld app and well, my identity. I have started getting notifications to my iPad as if I was Morrus. Yah, you read that right. I keep getting multiple "you maxed out your attempts at signing in" notifications to my email address when I should just be signed in to the app and am not attempting to sign in at all. Now I am getting notifications about people liking and quoting my fabulous posts - in threads which I have not posted at all - or even visited. After some investigation, the posts referenced are Morrus'. Then today I went to check out my profile and while my name is at the top, Morrus info comes up. Uhh...... I love my friend and all but he sure does get a lot of notifications!! HELP!!! edit: Apologies for the huge pics!!!! :erm: edit edit: ENW seems fine on my desktop. This is what I get when I click on my own profile link in the app: 84360 This is my front screen on my iPad getting notifications for someone else's posts... 84361

Tuesday, 16th May, 2017

  • 02:29 AM - Quickleaf mentioned Morrus in post Mike Mearls' AMA Summary
    Thanks for organizing and recording everything Morrus! I was really interesting by Mike's comments on making a newbie-friendly dungeon crawl balancing structure and flow-of-play. Definitely an area, like initiative, where there's lots of room for experimentation! What is something you have tried putting in the game, but could never find the right mechanics to make it work? I'd love to find a way to manage a dungeon crawl that's very newbie friendly, that provides enough structure to give new DMs the confidence to run the game, but that doesn't become a set of rules that devolves into playing the rules, rather than playing the game. Basically, a framework for the game that gives DMs a little more creative support without replacing the DM's creativity. It's a narrow path to walk. The rules for exploration in 5e are fine, but I think they're too much of a bother for experienced DMs and too mechanistic for newbies to really benefit from them.

Thursday, 11th May, 2017

  • 03:54 AM - Maxperson mentioned Morrus in post D&D Pronunciation Guide
    Morrus Your Gygax is incorrect. In the Q&A With Gary thread he was asked how it was pronounced it he said something like Gee-gox. I remember being surprised as I had always pronounced it like you wrote it here.

Monday, 8th May, 2017

  • 10:28 PM - JeffB mentioned Morrus in post O.L.D., The Medieval Fantasy WOIN Hardcover, Is Here!
    That magic system sounds pretty cool. Is there a quickstart or something for this, Russ? Morrus
  • 04:02 PM - Desh-Rae-Halra mentioned Morrus in post Meet a Professional Game Master
    Dragonblade I feel ya.I was bringing extra delicious community snacks in hopes of the DM actually reading the module before we started... Celebrim: $80 per player per session? What exactly does the player get for that? For $80, I better get to sit in a nice new leather recliner, there better be someone working an omelette station that has plenty of bacon, and I players get a handy as a consolation if they fail a saving throw for starters... Seriously, if you are spending 60 hours to run a 4 hour session, something needs to be adjusted. What would the player get for $80 besides you knowing the rules and being prepared? Morrus I disagree. Mercer and Perkins are different in that their players are not paying them to run games, they are running games to promote their channel (Mercer) or a brand (D&D). They are getting paid by others ( to view, to increase sales, etc). I suppose we can say they are Professional Game Masters, but this doesn't seem the same as the dude who is just charging to run a game. They are more like Professional Game Promoters who do so through the DM role.

Thursday, 4th May, 2017

  • 05:07 PM - LordEntrails mentioned Morrus in post Issues with Link to Existing Thread
    Morrus, In a new thread (http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?545699-Best-of-the-5e-Forum) I have posted a link to another thread (among several) but other than myself it seems that no one can access the link (http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?491783-Balancing-Investigation-checks-and-player-descriptions) The linked thread was created 4 Oct 2016 so is fairly recent. Can you please investigate and see why some (all?) other users can not access the link? Thanks
  • 01:25 AM - Quickleaf mentioned Morrus in post Best of the 5e Forum
    robus Morrus Thanks for this! :)
  • 12:15 AM - robus mentioned Morrus in post Best of the 5e Forum
    Thanks for pinning Morrus :)

Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017

  • 09:05 PM - doctorbadwolf mentioned Morrus in post Unearthed Arcana Returns to Monthly With Some Revised Subclasses
    Actually, according to Christian doctrine, Christ is God. Discussing the game stats for a deity actively revered by somewhere around a billion folks might not be the best idea on a forum that's Grandma-friendly and has a no politics rule (which, presumably, also applies to its first cousin of religion). Only for trinitarians. Non trinitarian Christians, Jesus is a man, and closer to an angel than to being God, as such. A perfect Favored Soul. Lets ask @Morrus , before continuing any discussion of the particulars of religious figures as examples of character concepts, though. I don't see the harm, as long as we keep it to the context of DnD, and using them as examples. Ie, as long as we talk about them the same way you'd discuss Odin. I worship Odin, but I'm not gonna get offended by a discussion of what class we use to represent him in DnD. Even though the right answer is clearly a Warlock variant with himself as the Patron. "Sacrificed myself to myself" from the Havamal. Also, he used magics normally only used by female practitioners, and did crazy stuff like ripping his eye out to gain knowledge. I'd either use the Hexblade or Raven Queen as a base, or steal bits from both. Raven Queen lets him grab Tome for the added spells and rituals, and still have Ravens. Harder to give him two wolves, though. Maybe make up a Conjure X spell to give him that just summons twin wolves? Definately some divination in the spell list. Other than that, j...
  • 03:02 PM - robus mentioned Morrus in post Pin request
    Morrus - here's a thread for your pinning consideration: http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?545699-Best-of-the-5e-Forum Thanks!

Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017


Sunday, 23rd April, 2017

  • 05:52 PM - darjr mentioned Morrus in post Post Timestamps?
    OK It looks like they are there but are not showing in the "Reborn" forum theme. Morrus For the time being if you switch to either the vb default or the legacy forum theme (or style?) they show up.


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Thursday, 13th September, 2018

  • 07:10 PM - Laurefindel quoted Morrus in post How do you play a character who is much smarter than you are?
    How do you play a character who is much smarter than you are? Since 3rd edition, my take is that my character is not smarter (or less smart) than me. He might have a better memory, spot details better than me, make his spells harder to resist than mine, but the character is as smart as I am. Similarly, i can decide that one of my characterís traits is having a short attention span, or having a hard time grasping complex problems, or have a preference for simpler plans, but the character wonít be less smart than I am. i encourage my players to do the same when I DM.
  • 07:07 PM - Parmandur quoted Morrus in post New Survey
    Well it take a bit longer to write an article than to copy/paste a link. :) Precisely: as the main means of receiving information, particularly with my smart phone optimized to give it to me, ENWorld's front page is a slower source. Hence, I do not use ENWrold for news, but for discussion and commentary.
  • 05:12 PM - dave2008 quoted Morrus in post New Survey
    It's a different environment. Back then there were tons of news and rumours about the upcoming game to collate. In the run-up to 4E, 5E, Pathfinder 2, I did the same, and I'm sure I will for 6E if/when it ever happens. But in the middle of an edition's cycle, especially one with far fewer releases, there's just less news to talk about. At least in terms of official 5E product releases. Even so, I've scooped plenty of them ahead of time over the last few years. As for fastest - well, I updated it daily then, much like I do now, except these days we have additional columnists adding info about a wider range of games too. There wasn't as much (or any) social media back then either. I'm still off social media so Enworld generally gets me the news I need, when I need it (or usually before I need it).
  • 05:00 PM - DM Dave1 quoted Morrus in post New Survey
    It's interesting that one of the questions is "Have you ever played Dungeons & Dragons tabletop RPG?" -- I assume this survey is meant for a much wider audience, then. Yikes, it's a long one! I really had to reread that question a few times to make sure it actually was asking what it seemed to be asking. Especially since it was the 4th question after questions about settings, races, and classes. I mean, why else would I be taking this survey? LOL Good stuff overall, though. Who doesn't love some freebies thrown in with purchase they were going to make anyway? Thanks for posting it Jester David!

Tuesday, 11th September, 2018

  • 11:57 PM - Brundle quoted Morrus in post How does the quality of a shield effect the defense score you get from having it equipped?
    You can only ever use one skill at a time. He would have to choose between his dodging and shields skill. Your base dice pool is attribute + skill + equipment which is capped by max dice pool. Anything beyond that, exploits, modifiers, etc? All that is after. I think i have it down now, Please correct me if I am wrong. you would choose to use shield skill for defense , so you would add one for that and then 1 for high quality shield, plus the 3 for agility, for 5d6 pool. If you had 3 in shield skill and a high quality shield , Plus the 3d6 agility pool you would go to 6d6

Monday, 10th September, 2018

  • 06:45 PM - Brundle quoted Morrus in post How does the quality of a shield effect the defense score you get from having it equipped?
    Shield quality has no direct effect on DEFENSE. It can form part of your dice pool like any other equipment can; it uses the shields skill, and that dice pool is capped as normal. So if the pc has 6 dex for 3 pool and 1 dodge for 1 pool and 1 shield skill and a high quality shield for another pool, the total pool would be 5d6?
  • 06:12 PM - Brundle quoted Morrus in post How does the quality of a shield effect the defense score you get from having it equipped?
    Shield quality has no direct effect on DEFENSE. It can form part of your dice pool like any other equipment can; it uses the shields skill, and that dice pool is capped as normal. Would the shield quality and skill level apply to shield bash attacks as well?
  • 02:45 AM - Lanefan quoted Morrus in post X & O For More Fun
    It's not mind control! It's an easy way to speak up. That's it. It doesn't magically pass binding international treaties, or pass sentences in a court of law or anything. Words like "democracy" and "tyranny" are absurd hyperbole in this context. It's social interaction, not law.I was responding to Umbran , and my statements simply follow on from his use of "tyranny". And while we're on about terms, tapping a card (at least the way it's presented in the OP) is not really "speaking up"; as speaking is in fact neither involved nor - as presented - allowed to be. I couldd get behind this at least to some extent if actual speaking - as in debate, discussion, consensus, give-and-take, allowable disagreement, etc. - was an inherent part of the system. But it's not, thus making this idea both a) poorly conceived* and b) horribly open to abuse. * - as are, IME, a great many things involving non-negotiability. As soon as someone says something - be it a method of operation, a rule, a system,...

Sunday, 9th September, 2018

  • 01:57 AM - Reynard quoted Morrus in post Preserving the Fear Inherent in 1st Level
    This is going to sound pithy, but try 2nd or 1st edition. 5E is designed around more action heroic sensibilities. I think itís less a case of altering the game to fit your style as choose the game which fits your style.There a couple reasons for trying to alter 5E to do what I want, including liking a lot of the rest of the game and the simple fact that running the current edition of the game makes it easier to find players and fill seats at cons. If I was going to switch from 5E I wouldn't bother using D&D at all, I'd go with something like WHFRP 1E.

Saturday, 8th September, 2018


Friday, 7th September, 2018

  • 04:13 PM - Rhylthar quoted Morrus in post Waterdeep: Dragon Heist First Impressions
    Yes. Thank you. Well, waiting for the book..maybe next week.
  • 12:55 PM - Darren Richardson quoted Morrus in post Hereís Waterdeep: Dragon Heistís Disclaimer
    Thereís one in the front of every book of the 5E era. Heck I didn't realise even the Starter Set's rulebook has one on the inside back cover! and I've had it for over a year now LOL And now I found out that the Basic Rules Download for V 0.1 has one too! the best bit of that one is the end "or saying yes when the DM asks, ďAre you really sure?Ē"
  • 12:18 AM - dragoner quoted Morrus in post Can't decide what to play next!
    We just finished the Judge Dredd campaign The Robot Wars. Now it's time to decide what to play next. Current options look like: Waterdeep: Dragon Heist Pathfinder 2 playtest modules More Judge Dredd A WOIN-powered "Traveller-esque" game Decisions, decisions. We generally have a rule in our group we pay whatever the GM is excited about running, as we find that's the biggest factor in whether a game is fun for us or not. Problem is, I'm equally torn by those options! What are you most prepped for to run?

Thursday, 6th September, 2018

  • 10:14 PM - gyor quoted Morrus in post It's a Drizzt! "Timeless" - New Drizzt Do'Urden Trilogy by R.A. Salvatore
    I received the press release through for this today. Figured I'd add it here for completeness! ---- At long last, New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore returns with one of fantasyís most beloved and enduring icons, the dark elf Drizzt Do'Urden, in an all-new trilogy full of swordplay, danger, and imaginative thrills For any fan of Epic Fantasy or gaming, there are few characters that hold quite as much significance as Drizzt Do'Urden, the iconic dark elf warrior. New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore created the legendary swordsman thirty years ago, spawning novels, video games, and tabletop gaming campaigns Ė and taking hold of the imaginations of countless fans in the process. Salvatore helped shape modern fantasy, and with TIMELESS (on-sale from Harper Voyager 9/4/2018), he continues to propel the genre forward. Itís a rare book that can encompass a whole world as sprawling as the Forgotten Realms, while still being a welcoming gateway for new readers, ...
  • 08:44 PM - gyor quoted Morrus in post In which I attempt a Waterdeep: Dragon Heist photoshoot
    I'm always loathe to remove these things till I need them! 101107 Beautiful map. I noticed some new temples (did not have the screen resolution to m make them all out. One to Helm, One to the Seldarine, one I think to Ilmater. Still the Plinth is gone still, which leaves me wondering where do the Acolytes that worship gods that don't have one of these temples use their background feature. The Temple to the Seldarine I assume is to the whole Pantheon, not just to Corellon. Makes sense that the Elf and Half Elves would want to keep their community tight, plus none Elven converts. Turns out I was wrong, those temples aren't new to 5e.
  • 08:05 PM - R_J_K75 quoted Morrus in post In which I attempt a Waterdeep: Dragon Heist photoshoot
    I'm always loathe to remove these things till I need them! 101107 Appears there is no map scale once again huh?
  • 01:58 PM - Ath-kethin quoted Morrus in post RPG Crowdfunding News 112: Arkadia, Blackstar: Death & Decay, Eastern Fantasy Adventures, Ghost Writer, Objects of Intrigue Cards, The Ultimate Roleplaying Collection
    Well, on the whole they wouldnít exist at all without Kickstarter. So whatever level of support they get, itís still greater than zero. That is of course 100% true. And Kickstarter is great in that it allows more targeted publishing, in that people who are interested in a product cover (at least some of) the production costs, and there is no need to print X copies of a product and hope at least Y sell since you have buyers from the start. Realistically, as I mentioned, I think it's a continuation of the perennial small press problem. How do you get your product in front of people? How do you make it profitable enough to keep going? And Kickstarter (which I am using here as a stand-in for crowdfunding in general) alleviates a lot of that pressure. You would absolutely have a better perpective than me, Morrus. You've been running a small press organization for years, and I mostly just spend money on Kickstarter. Your experience far outweighs any speculation I may have.
  • 01:54 AM - Parmandur quoted Morrus in post How many of these Yawning Portal denizens from Waterdeep: Dragonheist can you identify?
    Well, itís in the book. But I chose not to post it as it would ruin the fun. True, which is why I didn't link the list: but wanted people to know it is out there, if they really want it.



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The Council's Encyclopedia of Lifeforms Mundane and Magical
A massive 352-page Netbook from May 2001, containing hundreds of monsters and critters for D&D 3E.
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DnD Sheets
This zipped file includes two kind of sheets with several variations for keeping record of your favorite character. The design is leaned towards the official sheets but they were created from scratch and enhanced in u...
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Eclipse Phase Quick-Start Rules
This Quick-Start Rules download provides everything new players need to dive right into a game of Eclipse Phase. It includes a primer to the gameís transhuman setting, where future technologies allow people to digitally back up their minds and downlo...
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Welcome to the second adventure in the SANTIAGO: A Myth of the Far Future adventure path for the Pathfinder RPG! In this adventure, the heroes continue their hunt for the greatest outlaw of them all.

Belladonna, Nightshade and the Sargasso Rose brin...
49 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 02:21 PM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 02:21 PM
SANTIAGO AP #1: A Visit to Keepsake (4E)
Welcome to the first adventure in the SANTIAGO: A Myth of the Far Future adventure path for the D&D 4th Edition! In this adventure for 1st-level heroes, the PCs hunt down their first bounty, receive information about the greatest outlaw ever to li...
39 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 02:18 PM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 02:18 PM
SANTIAGO AP #1: A Visit to Keepsake (Pathfinder)
Welcome to the first adventure in the SANTIAGO: A Myth of the Far Future adventure path for the Pathfinder RPG! In this adventure for 1st-level heroes, the PCs hunt down their first bounty, receive information about the greatest outlaw ever to live, ...
41 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 02:17 PM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 02:17 PM
Four-Color to Fantasy Revised Preview
This free five-page PDF brings you the needed changes to take your classic Four-Color to Fantasy to the modern age. This preview of Four-Color to Fantasy Revised includes both the revised Hero Class and the revised Super Powers list for use with the ...
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WotBS #1: The Scouring of Gate Pass (4E)
Drakus Coaltongue, Emperor of Ragesia and bearer of the Torch of the Burning Sky, has fallen, and now the new Empress Leska has sent her armies on the march to war to recover the lost artifact. Her first target: the neutral city of Gate Pass, where a...
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WotBS #1: the Scouring of Gate Pass (3.5)
Drakus Coaltongue, Emperor of Ragesia and bearer of the Torch of the Burning Sky, has fallen, and now the new Empress Leska has sent her armies on the march to war to recover the lost artifact. Her first target: the neutral city of Gate Pass, where a...
75 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:38 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:38 AM
WotBS #2: The Indomitable Fire Forest of Innenotdar (3.5)
To shake pursuit by the Ragesian empire, the heroes trek through the dangerous Innenotdar Woods, a forest which has burned for decades, kept alive by the power of a strange, undying entity. Hunted by one of Ragesia's infernal minions, the heroes must...
74 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:36 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:36 AM
WotBS #2: The Indomitable Fire Forest of Innenotdar (4E)
To shake pursuit by the Ragesian empire, the heroes trek through the dangerous Innenotdar Woods, a forest which has burned for decades, kept alive by the power of a strange, undying entity. Hunted by one of Ragesia's infernal minions, the heroes must...
73 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:35 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:35 AM
WotBS #3: Shelter from the Storm (4E)
The heroes finally reach the storm-lashed coastal town of Seaquen, where the magical academy known as the Lyceum has called for those who oppose Ragesia to gather. As they navigate political machinations, encounter hostilities between refugee camps, ...
50 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:34 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:34 AM
WotBS #3: Shelter from the Storm (3.5)
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55 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:33 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:33 AM
WotBS #4: The Mad King's Banquet (3.5)
Lyceum sends the heroes on a mission to find allies in the nearby nation of Dassen before Ragesia's ambassador convinces Dassen's king to stay neutral in the war. Strange forces are at work manipulating the king, and if the heroes are to win Dassen's...
54 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:31 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:31 AM
WotBS #4: The Mad King's Banquet (4E)
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58 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:30 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:30 AM
WotBS #5: Mission to the Monastery of Two Winds (3.5)
As the war spreads to new nations, the heroes set out for The Monastery of Two Winds, whose leaders - two enigmatic brothers - can guide the way to retrieving the lost Torch of the Burning Sky, which will tip the balance of power.


But two enemies t...
55 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:28 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:28 AM
WotBS #5: Mission to the Monastery of Two Winds (4E)
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55 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:27 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:27 AM
WotBS #6: Tears of the Burning Sky (3.5)
In search of the Torch of the Burning Sky, the heroes set out for Sindaire and Castle Korstull, the canyon fortress where Emperor Drakus Coaltongue was slain.


Their destination lies within an endless firestorm, the result of a peculiar rupture in t...
58 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:25 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:25 AM
WotBS #7: Trial of Echoed Souls (3.5)
The heroes stand poised to seize control of their fate and the ongoing war, but only if they are the first to claim the Torch of the Burning Sky.


Seeking the legendary artifact of Emperor Coaltongue, the heroes explore a haunted forest and must fac...
57 0 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:23 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:23 AM
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The heroes stand poised to seize control of their fate and the ongoing war, but only if they are the first to claim the Torch of the Burning Sky.


Seeking the legendary artifact of Emperor Coaltongue, the heroes explore a haunted forest and must fac...
51 -1 1 Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:22 AM Saturday, 9th November, 2013, 01:22 AM

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