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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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Monday, 28th May, 2018


Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018

  • 04:31 AM - Ancalagon mentioned Morrus in post Cubicle 7 forums to close due to EU data law
    Well this is ... peculiar... http://forums.cubicle7.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11706 This new regulation, GDPR - some data protection thing - is apparently so onerous to meet that they feel forced to close their forum. Juuuust as the 4rth edition of warhammer was about to be released too... Morrus, could this impact EN world somehow?

Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018

  • 10:07 PM - Hussar mentioned Morrus in post D&D Has the Biggest Playerbase, So Why is it the Hardest for 3rd Party to Market Too?
    Fair enough. I have to admit though, I find it a bit difficult to believe that Morrus has never seen 2pp used as a term on the boards. I have. But, hey, it's not really that big of an issue to be honest. Again, there are so few licensed publishers out there that it's not really a problem. As far as the original question goes, I'm actually frankly confused why someone would think that it's much harder for 3PP to get their name out there than it was, say, back in the d20 boom days. With the mountain of Patreons, Kickstarters and various other venues, I'm seeing an awful lot of pretty successful attempts at getting product out there. Thing is, there's just so much material out there that it can be pretty easy to get lost in the weeds.

Friday, 18th May, 2018

  • 11:02 AM - Li Shenron mentioned Morrus in post PbP games: what works and what doesn't?
    Oh and I have a suggestion for Morrus too... try to see if there is a possibility for adding a forum functionality by which a forum member can subscribe to a thread and get notifications when someone else replies to the thread. AFAIK this is not how it works at the moment, you get notifications only if you receive a PM, mention or XP. Having notifications on subscribed threads would greatly help a PbP player know when a game has progressed, and reach the thread in a couple of clicks rather than having to find it in the subforums.

Saturday, 12th May, 2018

  • 10:55 AM - 97mg mentioned Morrus in post Purchased Gold
    Thanks Morrus! Sorry it was silly of me not to tag you :) No drama or rush buddy, just wanted to donate a little and give a few players some GP rewards for their efforts. Have emailed you. Cheers! Ivan

Thursday, 10th May, 2018

  • 02:11 PM - CapnZapp mentioned Morrus in post Purchased Gold
    Morrus: perhaps it would be good to update your instructions for this Meta subforum to include "please tag me for a speedier response"? ☺ I believe I speak for most of us when I say I expected the mod team to actively monitor the entire Meta forum; on most forums it's sole purpose (whatever it's name) is to contact the staff. Regards

Tuesday, 8th May, 2018

  • 10:29 AM - Lylandra mentioned Morrus in post Harassment Policies: New Allegations Show More Work To Be Done
    ...te, caring etc then men" so if a woman speaks up "loudly", she's acting against her role. I know that this holds true more in face-to-face environments, whereas online debates are often no more than mere black-on-white (or inversed) text. Still she identified as a woman. And from what I read, Afrodyte is done with playing the "nice little woman". She's (rightfully) upset about the fact that there are many victim-blaming posts or posts filled with micro-misogyny in this thread that were not being called out while her arguments were dissected. She's also under the impression that male-identifying posters are being less challenged and have it far easier being listened to. And I understand her. Because being a woman who's active online, who has a mind of her own and who gets vocal from time to time can be hard. That being said, I still think that ENWorld is one of the best places to discuss my/our hobby, including systemic problems in our community. And I'm really thankful for Morrus and the other mods to keep it this civil. (Because, honestly, other, more general gaming forums oftentimes look as if they're the little brethren of /b )

Monday, 7th May, 2018

  • 08:19 PM - RedJenOSU mentioned Morrus in post Harassment Policies: New Allegations Show More Work To Be Done
    So I want to say I am sorry for the stuff I am missing and I want to do better. I donít do cons but since the problem is everywhere I need to step up and do better in general. In general women are very willing to give individual men several chances to get it right so long as they are trying to move in a positive direction. Personally, I'll excuse any first offense that is done without malice (doing something on purpose to push buttons is not without malice in my book). I'll even accept slip-ups if you keep trying to do better. We're all human (I didn't see any AI's here) and humans make mistakes, so I'm never looking for perfection. I'm looking for progress and growth. I'll be honest, this discussion has gone on to the point where I'm surprised. That's pleasantly surprising and speaks well for Morrus and ENWorld's moderation.
  • 04:00 PM - RedJenOSU mentioned Morrus in post Harassment Policies: New Allegations Show More Work To Be Done
    So if @Morrus told you to stop he would not be on your side and he you be sustaining and supporting the structural dynamics that allow harassment and assault to continue and thrive in this environment so you won't feel safe? No. That does not seem consistent with your viewpoint. Do you yield to authority (Morrus) and because lowkey13 has none per say in this environment you deem him as an enemy if he requests the same thing from you? No. Le me try to put the dots close together. Afrodyte has stated previously that if @Morrus feels that what she is doing should stop, then upon being notified of his choice as the moderator, Then she will respect his request as the moderator. At that time she would discontinue her attempt to demonstrate through her requests (Name, SSN, pic) instances in this discussion that she personally feels fall somewhere between unfriendly and hostile toward women.
  • 03:33 PM - Sadras mentioned Morrus in post Harassment Policies: New Allegations Show More Work To Be Done
    Yet, I find it interesting that my fairly benign statements showing that I don't automatically trust every self-proclaimed good dude are getting more heat than some of the deeply unsettling things several posters have been saying in the past 15 pages I've been participating on this thread. That is a curious statement. The last 15 pages have been relatively mild compared to what had been posted before where Morrus got involved several times. As for you getting heat more than the trolls, citation needed. I'm not seeing any evidence of what you're claiming, especially given the XP count which equates to support. If you really think that an exaggerated demonstration of the daily precautions I have to take to avoid harassment and assault is unfairly blaming poor, innocent men who are just trying to have a discussion, you haven't been paying attention to what several women and men have been saying on this thread, and you are not on my side (whatever being on my side supposedly means), and it all of it sustains and supports the structural dynamics that allow harassment and assault to continue and thrive in environments where people are supposed to be safe. So if @Morrus told you to stop he would not be on your side and he you be sustaining and supporting the structural dynamics that allow harassment and assault to continue and thrive in this environment so you won't feel safe? Furthermore why doe...

Sunday, 6th May, 2018

  • 01:35 AM - Mouseferatu mentioned Morrus in post Harassment Policies: New Allegations Show More Work To Be Done
    Wait, now people are claiming it's not even SPF who posted in this thread? The man has a Facebook account, among other internet footprints, and he's posted some of the exact same things there, as well as actually discussing his participation in this thread. And he writes (or did write) for this site, which means he already has an established forum handle and Morrus knows his IP address. Jesus fried chicken...

Friday, 4th May, 2018

  • 02:58 AM - Mistwell mentioned Morrus in post [+] Plus Threads
    ...o started the thread then replied "You need to read up on the concept of "plus" threads if you think I want an echo chamber, or if you don't see the very valid reasons why the site supports such threads. If you want to keep discussing this that's fine, but I will need to ask you to start a new thread to do it." A second user said they doubted the premise of the thread was possible, and was told again "This is a plus thread. If you want to argue against the premise of the thread, start a new one." When questioned on that, the poster then said, "Questioning the point of the thread is exactly what you don't get to do in a plus thread." Can a user now declare a thread they start to be designated a "plus" thread and therefore police their thread for anyone who questions a premise of the topic? Are we now supposed to always start a new thread if we question the premise of a designated "plus" thread? It's possible I missed that new rule. I asked elsewhere and someone mentioned Morrus had discussed the possibility of such a thing but it had never been enacted as a rule as far as they knew. So, is this a thing now?
  • 12:05 AM - Umbran mentioned Morrus in post Hidden

Tuesday, 1st May, 2018


Monday, 30th April, 2018

  • 05:34 AM - Ancalagon mentioned Morrus in post Most popular class/race combos
    Two comments: 1: I note that the "spread" of classes is much less dramatic than the race spread. The most popular class is a bit more than twice as popular as the least popular class. That's a good thing IMO! Race wise however, the spread is what, 12-13 fold? That's huge. Even is we exclude the non PHB races, the spread remains about 5-fold. I have to say that ... I'm ok with that. I would be far more concerned if the situation was reversed 2: Morrus : this is very cool info, but I'm curious why you are re-posting it?
  • 01:54 AM - Yaarel mentioned Morrus in post Most popular class/race combos
    @Morrus Did the top 10 list accidentally leave out the Elf Wizard? The chart says there are 2744 Elf Wizards and 2568 Human Wizards. This means, the Elf Wizard is a more popular combo than the Human Wizard.

Tuesday, 24th April, 2018

  • 06:17 PM - CapnZapp mentioned Morrus in post I gotta ask: the "laugh" points, are they meant as appreciation or as mockery??
    Morrus: this issue doesn't go away. I'm going to report a series of my own posts where a user clicks laugh (yes, I know the button is called "laugh with this post") even though my remarks are not in any sense made with humor in mind. In short, I find it impossible to interpret this as anything else than mockery. I am writing this post because I know you are busy and might have a mod handle the reporting, so you might not even see the series of reported posts. (I need to post this first so I can include a link in my reports for your moderation convenience) If you or your mods redtext the user to stop abusing the laugh functionality all is well in the world. But I am ressurrecting this thread to clearly flag that it is not a new issue, and it remains a serious one. I've gotten dozens of laugh points I could have done well without, and I feel that if I do not bring thus back up to your attention it will never stop. I can't be alone in getting these points that only burn. If y...
  • 06:16 PM - CapnZapp mentioned Morrus in post Sibriex stats and art!
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  • 01:24 PM - Ghal Maraz mentioned Morrus in post [PF2] Cleric class preview + spells per level
    Morrus: - the expert proficiency in divine spellcasting is at 12th level, not 13th; - it's strongly implied that, when getting a new spell level, you get two spell per day; - 10th level spells aren't gained at 19th level: details are still unknown.

Monday, 23rd April, 2018



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Wednesday, 12th December, 2018

  • 05:02 AM - Jester David quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    Literally not what I said. Read it again, please. at The author or the first link ranks Revenge of the Sith as their favourite, I do think that in 20 years the 25yo who were introduced to Star Wars via the prequels might view them with the same nostalgia. And right now they might well enjoy those films like I enjoyed A New Hope prior to the prequels. Because ANH isn't that good. Not on paper. It has terrible dialogue, poor pacing, flat characters, and is tropey as :):):):). It uses plots from radio and film serials that were already three decades old that point. It's good largely because or nostalgia. And you can see how well Star Wars does in places with out that nostalgia by looking at China, where it is crushed at the box office.
  • 02:27 AM - MoonSong quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    Even the kids who liked the prequels don't rank them as classics in the way we did the originals. When they're our age, they won't be reminiscing about the Star Wars prequels with rose-covered glasses in the way we do the OT. They'll be reminiscing about something, but it won't be the Star Wars prequels. Those three films never had that cultural zeitgeist. I'm a child of the nineties. I look fondly towards stuff like Friends, Seinfield, Sky Dancers, the Dreamstone, and the like. Granted, I'm not that fond of the prequels, but being that fond of Star Wars after the 80's is not really feasible. The OT was groundbreaking and highly influential, but that is the problem, everything made after the OT is heavily influenced by it, where once it was a fresh new thing, it barely stands apart by now. By the time the original trilogy was re-released in the mid nineties, I had been bombarded by countless parodies, shot outs and homages of it to really care. -And lets not go into the empire strikes...
  • 01:58 AM - Scott DeWar quoted Morrus in post Super Hero TV shows
    Please, no show bashing, lest ye mods of Mount Olympus throw down the YE GREAT AND TERRIBLE hammer of banning upon thy cranium. No spoilers for the Elseworlds crossover please. This isnít a spoiler thread. It doesnít show here for a couple of weeks. You can start a new thread for that. :) A reiteration of the rules of this thread, for posterity.
  • 01:57 AM - Jester David quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    Even the kids who liked the prequels don't rank them as classics in the way we did the originals. When they're our age, they won't be reminiscing about the Star Wars prequels with rose-covered glasses in the way we do the OT. They'll be reminiscing about something, but it won't be the Star Wars prequels. Those three films never had that cultural zeitgeist. Fans of the prequels very much do exist: https://www.digitaltrends.com/features/star-wars-youre-all-crazy/ https://www.reddit.com/r/StarWars/comments/4qhrq7/i_like_the_prequels_more_than_the_original/ https://metro.co.uk/2017/05/18/why-the-star-wars-prequels-are-much-better-than-everyone-thinks-6605636/ https://www.thedailybeast.com/actually-the-star-wars-prequels-dont-suck https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2015/12/02/star-wars-prequel-trilogy-defense/76628934/ https://screenrant.com/star-wars-prequel-trilogy-good-popular-underrated/

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018

  • 11:52 PM - Aeson quoted Morrus in post Super Hero TV shows
    No spoilers for the Elseworlds crossover please. This isnít a spoiler thread. It doesnít show here for a couple of weeks. You can start a new thread for that. :) Got it, el jefe. I didn't think I gave anything away in my post. I'll keep it in mind for the future.
  • 09:44 PM - Hussar quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    That does not contradict anything I said. What a weirdly aggressive thing to say. Huh? You just got through telling me that the universe is infinite. That link directly contradicts that. I'm confused.
  • 09:12 PM - MarkB quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    Presumably then they were that when she arrived? Her actions didnít have anything to do with it? Her actions in the season premiere put Tim Shaw into the position of being able to kill planets, and provided him the motivation to do so.
  • 08:43 PM - MarkB quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    The five planets were saved and returned home. That was that while wiring the TARDIS into the telepathic aliens thing. The planets were saved, but the Doctor mentions when she first realises what they are that their inhabitants would have been crushed to death by the compression process. There's no indication that anything other than barren husks of worlds were restored back to their original places in space.
  • 05:01 PM - dragoner quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    So in retrospect, I think Capaldi's last two years were better than Whitaker's first, but this was better than Capaldi's first. I think overall for me, this series was enjoyable, but never wowed me. Still appointment viewing for me. New Year's Special -- the DNA of the most dangers creature in the universe, eh? Gotta be a Dalek, right? Then that's it until 2020. Ugh. Another year off. 2020? That is ugh. I bet it is a Dalek as well, and there has been speculation in the news that is what it is. I like Capaldi, I would watch his last seasons, though every time I see a marathon with them, it's like Dr Who saves Christmas, which I know is sort of traditional at this point, but it bores me. It's a new tradition. I think I still need to see the season 10 finale again, and more, because I remember the whole Bill getting turned into a Cyberman, but then she flies off with the oil person pilot, etc. and the masters ... I'd have to watch it over, the whole season, as I lost the plot some...
  • 02:34 PM - delericho quoted Morrus in post Thirteenth Doctor - First Season - Thoughts? (SPOILERS WELCOME)
    New Year's Special -- the DNA of the most dangers creature in the universe, eh? Gotta be a Dalek, right? Could be the Doctor herself. After all, she's wiped out the Daleks on a few occasions, so surely she's got to be in the running.
  • 04:40 AM - Maxperson quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    Theoretical physics is a thing. You can choose to disbelieve in it, I guess, but as Neil deGrass Tyson once said (unfortunate choice of scientist at the present time, sadly, but the quote is relevant) -- "The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." One of my favorite things that doesn't make sense to us right now is the zombie star. https://www.cnn.com/2017/11/08/us/zombie-star-survives-supernova/index.html
  • 04:40 AM - Hussar quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    ...ery real science. Postulating completely unverifiable elements to make your equations work is not good science. Now, at the moment, it's the best we've got, so, there's that. In any case, I was trying to be a bit tongue in cheek and poking a bit of fun at astronomers. But, I would point out, "isn't really science" is not what I said. What I said was that astronomy gets a bit more latitude than other sciences when it comes time to actually prove their hypotheses. Being able to make up stuff just so your equations work doesn't work in other sciences. And, unfortunately, people who get into sciences can be just as dogmatic as anyone else. I mean, you're apparently absolutely sure that your model of the universe is correct despite the fact that it hasn't actually been proven and remains largely theoretical. I mean, heck, NASA says you're wrong: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/review/dr-marc-space/dark-sky.html I'm a little more comfortable believing NASA than you, Morrus.
  • 04:37 AM - Maxperson quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    I think the issue here is a fundamental misunderstanding of the amount of work that goes into serious science, and a frankly insulting trivialization of that work into soundbytes like "magic particles" and implications that scientists just ďmake stuff upĒ. It's the traditional weapons of the psuedoscientist and the anti-science campaigners. I understand that a lot of work and match goes into these theories. And I'm certainly not an anti-science person. However, at the root of these theories are ideas that are put forth to explain things that we don't understand, and even with all that work, are often wrong. I love reading about science. Especially astronomy. Dark matter/energy just doesn't seem to me to be any less of a "hack"(To use Umbran's term) than the theory that negative matter is being created. I'm sure work went into that theory as well.
  • 12:46 AM - Hussar quoted Morrus in post Do you believe we are alone in the universe?
    Nope. The universe is 14B years old. Space is more than 14B light years in diameter. If light moved at infinite speed, then yes, it would all reach us at the same time and it would all be white. But it doesn't - the light further than 14B light years away from us hasn't reached us yet. If space was *infinite* then the light from stars an infinite distance away would take an infinite amount of time to reach us, so we'd never see it. What rules? And again, I ask, what is this "leeway" they're being granted, and by whom? They're just people doing science and publishing their findings. They produce solid mathematics-filled peer-reviewed papers. What one reads in the popular press isn't scientific papers, and when one argues against what one read in the popular press, one isn't arguing against anything other than journalist's poor explanations and simplistic interpretations of 40 pages of equations and bad analogies. But, the thing is, because of the Big Bang, all the stars in the uni...

Monday, 10th December, 2018

  • 05:38 AM - doctorbadwolf quoted Morrus in post Super Hero TV shows
    Gotham is my favourite. Followed by Daredevil, then Supergirl, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist got much better this year. Arrow once was, then I went off it for a few years, but it's picked up again. Arrow and Flash both had a dip in quality, but are doing much better. Supergirl, too, from what I've heard. I didn't love the second season, especially after the first, but Ive been told repeatedly that it's really good again.

Sunday, 9th December, 2018

  • 09:22 PM - M3woods quoted Morrus in post Trying to figure out motorcycle jousting
    I wouldn't have thought at initiative roll would be needed. Attacks would be simultaneous. I'd say simultaneous attacks, but you use your riding skill as your attack skill. That makes sense. Simultaneous attacks create the possibility of both riders being unseated on the same run. If this is a contest similar in style to medieval jousting I'd include opportunities for modifiers based on 'smack talking' and bike damages since bikes obviously Spin Out if the driver is knocked from the seat. Some maintenance would have to take place between runs. Maybe use a table like below when the driver is unseated? 2d6 EFFECT 2Tire is punctured, all checks -1d6 3-5Swingarm damaged, reduce SPEED by 1d6 6-8Busted Fairing, no additional effect 9-10Fork Tubes are bent, reduce HANDLING by 1 class 11Engine is damaged, reduce ACCEL by half (round up) 12Fuel Tank ruptured, bike inoperable until replaced/repaired
  • 05:30 PM - Parmandur quoted Morrus in post Review Dragon Heist, Mad Mage, and Ravnica!
    ďState of the art tabletop designĒ is high praise indeed. Somewhere north of mediocre, certainly.
  • 04:15 PM - Blue quoted Morrus in post Avengers Endgame Trailer
    Of course, it only takes a generation for the universe's population to double again. Thanos has only set it back by a few years. I'm not sure about that. Many species grow based on available food - but having killed half the life in the universe that means that anything that consumes life (plants, animals, etc.) will find their food supplies similarly shrunk. (Predators also are a big factor, but the ratio of predators to prey has remained the same.) Sentients can decided to breed quickly, and to change their environment (plant more, etc.). They can impact the speed.
  • 11:16 AM - Imaculata quoted Morrus in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    But... thatís the exact opposite of a surprise. Not entirely. It was a surprise going into the movie. But once the movie started heading slightly in that direction, I was genuinely excited at what they might do. Instead, as stated above, they were just yanking our chains a bit. And that's exactly my problem with all this. It is very easy to "yank the audience's chains", and to have people mistake that for being an unexpected twist. But it takes effort to actually write a satisfying plot. It felt like the movie went out of its way to constantly yank those chains, and then have no satisfying resolution to it. So, informally, just about everyone I know that dislikes this movie has been a fan of the pre-Disney EU. I wasn't, and I like TLJ. I wonder how widespread this is, given that the movie was pretty well received outside of a smallish and loud core of die-hard SW fandom. I consider myself a pretty big Starwars fan. I loved the original trilogy, hated the prequels, loved TFA, and hated ...
  • 03:11 AM - Nagol quoted Morrus in post Echohawk's Collector's Guides Broken?
    I have never even heard of that error message.... this is so far above my pay grade. Not a clue. It's probably a wordier version of the reported ERR_RESPONSE_HEADERS_MULTIPLE_LOCATION. That error says there are multiple HTML headers in the document which is a big no-no so as to prevent a type of injection attack. Originally, I thought Kiraya_TiDrekan's set up was probably to blame because it was a single user complaining. It may be the showwiki.php is missing an exit() after the redirect, it may be the formatting is slightly off -- the browsers are getting more strict with their parsing.



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N.E.W. Starship Construction Guide
This is a revised 42-page version of the starship construction chapter of the N.E.W. rulebook. It has been extracted for more specific attention, and should be considered the latest version of that chapter. This document overrides anything in the m...
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SANTIAGO AP #2: Belladonna, Nightshade, and the Sargasso Rose (4E)
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 ...
42 0 1 Wednesday, 7th May, 2014, 02:05 PM Wednesday, 7th May, 2014, 02:05 PM
ZEITGEIST Add-on - Crypta Hereticarum (4E & Pathfinder versions)
Evil lies trapped within the Crypta Hereticarumóthe Vault of Heresies. The Clergy believes that true evil cannot be destroyed, and that killing an unholy disciple or destroying a cursed item will only free its malevolence to wreak havoc elsewhere ...
146 0 2 Wednesday, 7th May, 2014, 01:40 PM Wednesday, 7th May, 2014, 01:40 PM
Extended ZEITGEIST Campaign Guide (Pathfinder)
This FREE extended 32-page guide details the plot, antagonists, and power groups of the ZEITGEIST adventure path. This is the Pathfinder version of this guide.

This Campaign Guide is completely free. You are welcome to distribute it amongst your fr...
11312 0 1 Wednesday, 7th May, 2014, 01:36 PM Wednesday, 7th May, 2014, 01:36 PM
Mini Starship Manual
A small (10 ships) document containing pre-made vessels for use in your N.E.W. space combats.

C4-E Carter Class I Freighter
Clarke Class V Medium Scout
Modified Millenial Class V Medium Freighter
S-22 Ambusher Class IV Pirate Ship
Ogron Hulk Class I...
679 0 1 Friday, 18th April, 2014, 05:21 PM Friday, 18th April, 2014, 05:21 PM
Extended ZEITGEIST Campaign Guide (4E)
WARNING - DMs ONLY! THIS GUIDE WILL SPOIL THE ADVENTURE PATH FOR PLAYERS!

This FREE extended 32-page guide details the plot, antagonists, and power groups of the ZEITGEIST adventure path..

This is the 4E version of this guide.

This Campaign Guide...
1088 +1 1 Wednesday, 9th April, 2014, 05:48 PM Wednesday, 9th April, 2014, 05:48 PM
Not a [Pathfinder RPG] Style Guide
This was originally written by Owen Stephens, who gave me permission to post it here. If you plan to write for Paizo (or many other companies) you need to be familiar with these conventions. Note that other publishers may do things differently (a...
447 +1 1 Thursday, 20th March, 2014, 02:18 AM Thursday, 20th March, 2014, 02:18 AM
Extended ZEITGEIST Player's Guide (Pathfinder RPG)
The all-new EXTENDED Player's Guide for ZEITGEIST: The Gears of Revolution! Powered by Kickstarter, this Player's Guide is a whopping 70 pages of FREE material for players planning on delving into the ZEITGEIST adventure path. The free Playerís G...
4366 +2 1 Friday, 7th March, 2014, 10:12 PM Friday, 7th March, 2014, 10:12 PM
Seas of ZEITGEIST
E.N. Publishingís naval supplement Admiral oí the High Seas (http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/107068/Admiral-o-the-High-Seas-The-Naval-Combat-Supplement-for-Pathfinder--DD-4th-Edition?filters=0_0_0_44294_0) has a full set of rules for adventures...
472 0 1 Tuesday, 4th March, 2014, 07:19 PM Tuesday, 4th March, 2014, 07:19 PM
N.E.W. RPG Character Generation Preview
Now available to everyone! This is an alpha-version preview of the character generation chapter from N.E.W. The Roleplaying Game, and allows you to create a starting character. It contains species, careers, skills, and various derived statistics. ...
92 0 1 Saturday, 1st March, 2014, 04:04 PM Saturday, 1st March, 2014, 04:04 PM
SAVAGE WORLDS War of the Burning Sky Player's Guide
Created by WotBS and Savage Worlds fan Zadmar, this is the Savage Worlds version of the Player's Guide. You need a copy of the original (free) Player's Guide and the Savage Worlds rulebook to make use of this.
213 +1 1 Friday, 28th February, 2014, 10:39 PM Friday, 28th February, 2014, 10:39 PM
Extended ZEITGEIST Player's Guide (4E)
The all-new EXTENDED Player's Guide for ZEITGEIST: The Gears of Revolution! Powered by Kickstarter, this Player's Guide is a whopping 75 pages of FREE material for players planning on delving into the ZEITGEIST adventure path. The free Playerís Guid...
4957 +2 1 Friday, 28th February, 2014, 07:44 PM Friday, 28th February, 2014, 07:44 PM
N.E.W. RPG Starship Construction Preview
This is an alpha-version preview of the starship construction chapter of N.E.W. The Roleplaying Game. It allows you to deign and build a starship for use in the N.E.W. roleplaying game. That starship can then be used in the starship combat rules pr...
136 0 2 Thursday, 27th February, 2014, 07:46 PM Thursday, 27th February, 2014, 07:46 PM
N.E.W. Revised Official Character Sheets
Based on playtester feedback, this version of the character sheet reflects recent changes in the playtest document.
617 0 2 Monday, 24th February, 2014, 05:36 PM Monday, 24th February, 2014, 05:36 PM
O.L.D. RPG Character Generation Preview [23 Feb Update]
This is a preview - and a draft version - of the character generation system of O.L.D.

Attached below is a draft version of a large chunk of the character generation chapter of O.L.D. The Roleplaying Game. I'd love to see some folks create a charact...
632 0 3 Monday, 24th February, 2014, 01:02 PM Monday, 24th February, 2014, 01:02 PM
O.L.D. Character Sheet Addendum: Spells, Herbalism, Alchemy
This sheet can be added to the core character sheet for characters who need to record details of spells, and herbal and alchemical concoctions, recipes, and ingredients.
253 0 1 Sunday, 23rd February, 2014, 03:36 PM Sunday, 23rd February, 2014, 03:36 PM
O.L.D. Revised Official Character Sheets
Updated versions of the O.L.D. sheets (based on feedback from the N.E.W. playtest).
540 0 2 Wednesday, 19th February, 2014, 06:54 PM Wednesday, 19th February, 2014, 06:54 PM
N.E.W. Playtest Adventure: A Visit to Keepsake
This playtest adventure, and the accompanying Player's Guide which can be given to players, is designed to accompany the N.E.W. RPG playtest document. Note that, as a playtest adventure, some information may become outdated or inaccurate.
3040 0 2 Wednesday, 19th February, 2014, 03:25 AM Wednesday, 19th February, 2014, 03:25 AM
O.L.D. RPG Stronghold Building Preview
This is a preview - and a draft version - of the stronghold building system of O.L.D.

Attached below is a draft version of a large chunk of the stronghold buillding chapter of O.L.D. The Roleplaying Game. I'd love to see some folks create a strongho...
164 0 1 Thursday, 13th February, 2014, 03:13 PM Thursday, 13th February, 2014, 03:13 PM
What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. Official Character Sheets
These are early versions of the official character sheets, courtesy of Art Lyon. For files - O.L.D. and N.E.W. in black-and-white and in colour (brown for O.L.D. and blue for O.L.D.)

These are now outdated.
539 +1 4 Sunday, 2nd February, 2014, 02:28 AM Sunday, 2nd February, 2014, 02:28 AM

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