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    Today, 03:04 AM
    Used to like this band many moons ago. Their 1st album was death metal. Think my tastes in music have changed since the early 2000's.
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    Today, 12:07 AM
    For superweapons of mass destruction something to ignite the atmosphere a'la Dune and Warhammer 40k.
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    Yesterday, 09:33 PM
    Did that with missing sister and family secret. Youngest son of a cadet branch if house Hawkwind out if Waterdeep. Ranged PC that heals was my concept. Did not want yet another light cleric. Also wanted to see a single classed warlock in action not played by a mushroom.
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    Yesterday, 08:54 PM
    Very had to ban people having fun.
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    Yesterday, 07:33 PM
    Not a fan of level limits, racial restrictions I don't mind. No Dwarf wizards it still feel odd.
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    Yesterday, 07:26 PM
    Barbarians a bit of a mess in Dragonlance. The 2E one is about the only barbarian made that's a barbarian.
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    Yesterday, 06:18 PM
    I know I was thinking about something like the drives used in Dune.
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    Yesterday, 09:26 AM
    Thanks for the advice everyone, changed my spells.
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    Yesterday, 06:57 AM
    Folding space count as teleportation?
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    Yesterday, 05:09 AM
    Anyone have a suggestion for a celestial patron? I have the 3.5 book of exalted deeds otherwise make something up?
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 10:45 PM
    It's not to bad, The Night Below. CotSQ is easy enough to sex up.
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 10:41 PM
    Every race had unlimited thief except half orc.
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 10:36 PM
    Haven't seen a huge amount of it but thought season one was decent. The great one is Outrageous Fortune.
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 09:34 PM
    There's been a lot of crap UK shows as well. Percentage wise US tv probably isn't any worse than most countries efforts. With so much being made you are going to get a lot of crap. Very rare for an American version of the show to be better than the UK one. Maybe Shameless and The Office ymmv though. British comedy shows are probably hands down better though to many good ones. NZ tv...
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 08:52 PM
    Some classes benefit more than others though either due to MAD or reducing the time to max a stat form lvl 12 to level 4. A side effect of the default array is that it does heavily push certain races into certain classes since a Dwarf for example can't get a 20 spellcasting stat until level 12 otherwise (with 0 feats).
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 12:02 PM
    Well Dragonlance has all sorts of variant rules. No clerics at all (or ones with the supernatural aspects working) before a certain date, its OK to have Goldmoons powers turned off IMHO or she just gets to use her staff. Rangers are a bit different as well, the hunter one is probably the one closest to 1E, or maybe 1 level ranger dip and then fighter levels at least to the higher levels. ...
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 11:56 AM
    Thanks normally I go for a single target spell and an AoE. EB+ hex is the single target, options were limited for the AoE. THink I will take hold person instead of FS.
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 11:55 AM
    New table for me, its LMoP though.
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 08:51 AM
    Well I get to play again with a new PC. Joining a group, level 3 playing lost mines of phandlver which I have played before but gonna keep my mouth shut. The DM uses a higher stat array. After racials as a variant human I have these scores. Str 10 Dex 14 Con 17 Int 10 Wis 12 Cha 18
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 04:55 AM
    Season 4 looks like war. Damn it's been good last few episodes (end of season 3. Double episode season 4 premier.
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 03:49 AM
    Same. Barbarian can also be a background in 5E.
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 02:35 AM
    Most of them their stats can stay as is. Goldmoon could have cleric levels. She just wouldn't be able to use most of her abilities. Life domain one powers return. Rangers might need to switch to fighters with background. Most of the classes would be champions, thieves, and maybe invoker's. None of them would be barbarians. 1E and 2E barbarians were very different. A 5/5...
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    Sunday, 24th March, 2019, 01:59 AM
    Dwarves are better in the charisma based classes especially with rolled stats so if you can roll16-18 it's a lot better. Mountain Dwarf Dragon Sorcerer and some warlock builds. Haste and things like quickened green flame blade.
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    Saturday, 23rd March, 2019, 05:10 PM
    Or maybe take the chance to do something fun with it like the last time? http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?546123-So-long-and-thanks-for-all-the-fish!
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    Saturday, 23rd March, 2019, 04:52 PM
    Here, fixed it for you...
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    Saturday, 23rd March, 2019, 06:55 AM
    Inbetweeners is a classic British drama series. Would recommend.
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    Friday, 22nd March, 2019, 09:14 PM
    I liked this episode alot. Gordon's my least favorite character but I still like him.
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    Friday, 22nd March, 2019, 03:43 AM
    Did you like Blackadder.
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    Friday, 22nd March, 2019, 02:31 AM
    Zardnaar started a thread Damn
    Since late 2017 I have kind of been a bit oblivious to a lot of D&D things. This is due to RL stuff, and I do not use social media much, ENworld if it counts Facebook once in a blue moon. I have heard of these legendary things known as "twitter" and "instagram" whatever they are. I knew a few D&D products have come out due to people talking about them here. Logged into facebook for the 1st...
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    Friday, 22nd March, 2019, 01:55 AM
    mmm, no, that would be MTG Arena. D&D Beyond isn't an in-house project, and MTG being MTG is way a bigger phenomenon worldwide.
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    Thursday, 21st March, 2019, 08:01 PM
    I gave up at the end of season 1 of lost. Star of season 3 for Prison Break. Some shows are really only good for a season or 2.
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    Thursday, 21st March, 2019, 11:34 AM
    Give it a few years and books will be back. 1E will be the one played because the books will survive the nuclear apocalypse/global warming/ zombie uprising.
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    Thursday, 21st March, 2019, 04:38 AM
    I notice a lot of good arguments in favor of the idea that the future is digital. But all of them ignore a simple fact: All of these digital tools are ancillary second party products, and WotC isn't a digital developer -for the most part, MTG arena notwithstanding-. Their main business is in cardboard, with only a relatively small crew for MTGArena. The development and maintenance costs of...
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    Thursday, 21st March, 2019, 12:19 AM
    It's just unique is really hard in Star Wars. Some things are not very common and would require a decent knowledge of the old legends material to even recognize. One trick in RPGs is change names or file numbers off. I had a blabbermouth player who had read a lot of adventures. I printed one out stuck a different cover on it and he didn't recognize it. Unless you're playing with hardcore...
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    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 10:01 AM
    Fine trying to do 3 things at once. Yeah that post was horrible.
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    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 09:58 AM
    Its hard, D&D kinda has the same problem as you have certain expectations. I'll use Star Wars as an example as I know the franchise a lot better than say Star Trek. I' deeper into DS9 now than what I watched back in the day but still don't know enough on Trek overall. With any show I need to like the characters. or hate them if they are a villain. The franchise needs to pay attention to...
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    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 09:38 AM
    Smeg head. Are Americans that familiar with Red Dwarf? British Sci fi is so good on a budget big enough to buy a cheeseburger. Special effects budget of Humans is enough to buy two shades of contact lenses so they are splashing out.
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    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 09:31 AM
    It's because people get emotionally invested in something and franchises have a certain feel. I like D&D and Star Wars. TFA and Rebels feel like Star Wars TLJ didn't. One edition of D&D didn't do it for me. I'm not a massive Trekkie but enjoyed the older movies, early DS9 and some of TOS. DS9 for example it's different than TOS and TNG but is still feels like Trek. STD big problem is...
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    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 09:21 AM
    We watch it on Netflix. We're already paying for Netflix and ran out of other sci fi shows to watch and to binge watch. Also started watching DS9. STD looks amazing but the lighting is dark so it kind of sets the tone of the show. Not a Trekkie just treating it like a sci fi show. Seen worse seen a lot better. It has some problems a big one being the characters, none of them are overly...
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    Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, 08:01 AM
    Ah you using the errated version or RAW? Blade Cascade was one of the broken powers they discovered several days before 4E was released.
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    Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, 06:28 AM
    Basically you would need to invent a better computer. Sometimes in Star Wars it's faster to jump to multiple systems than fly direct. It might be quicker to fly from Tatooine to Alderaan to Coruscant than Tatooine to Coruscant. Some sort of bio computer that can sense hyperspace routes might be an option. May or may not be force sensitive. Experimental of course.
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    Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, 04:21 AM
    Old Post not much of anything is going on ATM.
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    Tuesday, 19th March, 2019, 12:24 AM
    In game rules you can put one of them on for no loss in performance.
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    Sunday, 17th March, 2019, 11:48 AM
    Isn't that only when you want to change the shields facing? My players chose shields as well. They had normal TIEs and I think SR 15 shields were 2k credits. TIE might survive an X wing shot. TIE advanced wore a critical hit from a proton torpedo RIP. NPC death by X Wing.
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    Sunday, 17th March, 2019, 09:27 AM
    So you are in an Imperial squadron. You start out in TIEs and if you survive you might get a TIE interceptor and progress into a Advanced X1 then TIE Oppressor. You can modify your TIE. Do you pick shields or a torpedo or concussion missile launcer. Assume it's a TIE Interceptor. It's for the SWSE RPG but can be applied to D6.
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    Sunday, 17th March, 2019, 06:10 AM
    Decent episode, was interested in Ariam sigh.
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    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 08:38 PM
    Had that discussion around episode 2 or 3. My wife is "Life is to short for below average TV". We are watching DS9 and yeah characters you care about helps.
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    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 11:47 AM
    In some ways they are really advanced- very fast FTL for example along with FTL travel. In other ways their tech is stagnant, a lightsaber or blaster isn't drastically different from a 1000 years ago. You can uusally find some examples of anything in their somewhere but it is often limited to a single series, is lost tech or built by some mysterious race so its not galactic standard so to...
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    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 11:43 AM
    Heh I have heard about the Dominion War, and things like the start of Voyager but don't know the details. Really enjoyed House of Quark for whatever reason.
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    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 02:47 AM
    Means I have looked it over. Generally DMGuild or 3pp. Usually I provide that sort of stuff anyway or a player might ask for something interesting or concept. I can do a melee fire cleric for example. Copy and paste off a forum probably not.
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    Friday, 15th March, 2019, 12:39 AM
    Not at all interested.
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    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 08:22 AM
    I like B/X, 2E and 5E although mixing 1E and 2E might be the way to go.
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    Thursday, 14th March, 2019, 06:56 AM
    Start of season 3, Odo found the other shapeshifter. Shows picking up IMHO.
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    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 07:17 PM
    It might now or at least extinction level event. A star destroyer ship at hyperspace speed might be able to do it. Wouldn't work in old Star Wars might now idk. Since you can now use it as a weapon and hyperspace into gravity Wells.
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    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 10:05 AM
    No it wouldn't work but Hans stunt in TFA at Starkiller base would not work in the old EU. New one who knows. Generally you can't hyperspace in gravity wells. Hypothetically maybe if you switch off all the safe guards on the hyper drive system but then you are begging to smack into a planet. If you stuttered inside the planet for whatever reason the pressure and heat would collapse the...
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    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 05:24 AM
    Basically agree with they could but why bother?
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    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 02:01 AM
    Awww it hurts. Good at recognising faces usually takes a while for names to sink in. Probably using the phone doesn't help.
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    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 12:32 AM
    Sounds about right. I don't usually pay attention to the days shows land.
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    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 12:28 AM
    Binge watched 6 episodes of DS9 Sunday. Just finished season 2 cliffhanger and have gone further than when I watched in the 90s.
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    Wednesday, 13th March, 2019, 12:26 AM
    The actor is very good. He was in Hell on Wheels which is worth a watch along with Colm Meaney from DS9. Think new one is tonight or tomorrow on Netflix here.
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    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 06:56 AM
    From memory it's kinda meh. Final tier may be in the next day or two then I'll look at SCAG and Xanathars.
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    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 02:11 AM
    Party Composition
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    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 02:10 AM
    Multiclass There are several reasons to multiclass IMHO. The most likely ones are. 1. Power. This one is self explanatory. You want a more powerful PC. 2. Concept. You might have a concept that is not served well by the existing classes. The arcane gish for example is not that good in PHB RAW for a variety of reasons while some sort of skirmisher/scout might be better off as a...
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    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 02:10 AM
    This is a spin off of this thread http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?657738-The-New-Tiers-Ranked&p=7575100#post7575100 It was mentioned about multiclassing and where I have also mentioned party composition. My criteria are roughly the same but instead of rating the tiers in terms of how good the builds (they are all good) I will instead cover when they are good as some are late...
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    Tuesday, 12th March, 2019, 02:04 AM
    Added new tier and updated my OP going more in depth in my reasoning into rating the other pillars and put a bit more effort into talking up the out of combat options for the classes level 11-16. The next tier up won't really see a drastic change in ranking (1 or 2 maybe) so I'll rate the capstone abilities. Further plans are to add in the non PHB archetypes, and expand the 1st 2 tiers....
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 11:30 PM
    Sorta remembered his last name. As I said terrible.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 08:40 AM
    Never read LOTR tried a few times just couldn't get into it. My Orcs are just Orcs. I rarely use real life cultures in my games. If I do I usually base them on an organization. Elves might be imperialist based on the East India Company. A country might be based on the Teutonic Knights. Most players won't recognise the tie in or I steal from obscure sources.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 07:41 AM
    I'm crap with names in general though. I struggle with doctor whatshisname in DS9.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 04:52 AM
    The idiots trying to tank it may have gave it more publicity lol. That old saying "there's no such thing as bad publicity".
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 04:39 AM
    IDK I'm not a comic books guy, only own a few Star Wars ones. I said season one wasn't very good, season 2 is better. BTW Expanse is coming back.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 04:17 AM
    Never claimed it was gonna be canceled.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 03:45 AM
    It's more interesting to complain online:). Mostly happy with 5E or whatever doesn't leave much room for discussion. Also context of the thread title. Season 1 fair enough season 2 is improving. I may also be a cynical pessimistic reactionary:).
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 03:37 AM
    True but a lot of Trekkies don't like it. We used to watch Gotham but wife pulled the plug on it season 3 or 4. I understand it got better with Dominic portraying the Joker. We liked his character in Shameless.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 03:26 AM
    Might blow up in their faces though. I'm not a Trekkie but even I know it's more towards the episodic thing. Different is good of course but not so radically different the fans turn on it.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 03:21 AM
    It's just a thing. Star Wars doesn't really have nano tech and the old Legebds had damn near everything including zombies.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 03:19 AM
    I can go either way but make it good. If you're running a serial there are better ones than STD in the Sci fi genre. The Expanse comes to mind. Episodic seems to be a Trek thing though and thing like Babylon5 also did it better in terms of serial. And STD is apparently really expensive as in Game of Thrones expensive. The thread title is dated its at least getting better.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 03:02 AM
    I think the Borg are the Trek cyborgs. They don't seem big on half machine/organic normally. Could be wrong my knowledge of Trek is limited but you don't see Alot of things other Sci fi has.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 02:55 AM
    Can't find the picture now. Just thought she was an interest g looking character and wanted to know more. It's the main thing I don't like about Discovery two seasons in and very little character development and only a few of the crew seem to matter. It's quite noticible with DS9 which has a Quark episode a Dax episode etc.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 02:31 AM
    Just asking I didn't know but there was a similar looking character on one of the movies posters or shots iirc. Not really a trekkie last watched it in the 90s currently watching DS9.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 02:22 AM
    I haven't seen the new movies. Didn't make that connection with her eyes the other night.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 01:55 AM
    It's just basically space broadcasts at ftl.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 01:51 AM
    The blue and grey skinned lady is she a robot, cyborg or some Alien species I'm not familiar with.
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    Monday, 11th March, 2019, 01:27 AM
    Idk what the solution is. Obviously some audience scores are being bombed but critic scores are also out of whack. See the Orville for example. You still need a compelling story with a compelling lead or ensemble if you want a legit high score instead of critics softballing things. Obviously for a popcorn flick the expectations can be a bit different. Generally I find a female lead is...
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    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 08:19 AM
    Star Wars Saga Edition with some 5E parts hacked in. Experiment atm. The PCs are Imperial TIE fighter pilots.
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    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 07:08 AM
    Can't edit the above is my dollar amount.
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    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 07:07 AM
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    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 06:49 AM
    It's one of the better episodes. Watching DS9, and are at the point its all new to me. STD is more about Burnham, DS9 is more ensemble. Not a trekkie but DS9 seems to have better characters, STD the villains and dark characters seem more interesting. STD is getting better but I wouldn't call it great maybe not even good. And then there's The Orville.
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    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 06:32 AM
    Im mostly winging it off the top of my head and tweaking talents on the fly. I don't think Jedi skill monkey is a problem more the bonuses yoy can pile onto skill checks in SWSW. Generally my rules are. 5E proficiency numbers. Skill checks lowered by 5. Size penalties on ships piloting rolls reduced.
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    Sunday, 10th March, 2019, 06:17 AM
    I use 5E numbers. Skill focus is basically the Rogues expertise ability. In my game skill training and focus is +4 at level 1. If a Jedi wants to dump a heap of talents into using the force checks to be a skill monkey let them.
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Sunday, 10th March, 2019

  • 08:49 AM - CleverNickName mentioned Zardnaar in post Critical Role Kickstarter Predition Game: Guess the Funding Outcome (GTFO)
    ... jgsugden: $14,520,000 OB1: $14,000,042 The Big BZ: $14,000,000 dregntael: $13,935,109 chrisrtld: $13,635,019 pogre: $13,500,000 Aebir-Toril: $13,224,376.89 Satyrn: $13,000,000 Yardiff: $12,456,145 ------------Highest-Funded Game Project on Kickstarter (Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5) $12,393,139-------- Radaceus: $12,345,678.91 FarBeyondC: $12,345,678.90 Morrus: $12,000,000 Mistwell: $11,800,000 Mort: $11,620,000 Zardnaar: 11,354,883 Sadras: $11,120,000 SkidAce: $11,000,000 Tazawa: $10,700,000 togashi_joe: $10,250,000 DM Dave1: $10,101,010 MichaelSomething: $10,000,000 Lazybones: $9,750,000 PabloM: $9,500,000 akr71: $9,250,000 rczarnec: $9,250,000 Azzy: $9,000,000 Henry: $8,900,000 mortwatcher: $8,666,000 Lidgar: $8,423,976.73 vincegetorix: $8,360,000 SmokeyCriminal: $8,008,135 AriochQ: $7,777,777 robus: $7,750,000 MarkB: $7,500,000 <--- Currently Winning! ...

Saturday, 9th March, 2019

  • 03:46 AM - FrogReaver mentioned Zardnaar in post The New Tiers Ranked
    Zardnaar I think you are placing some paper thing margins between tiers based on slight power differences in subclasses. What's the difference between a tier 2 divination wizard and any other tier 2 wizard? Basically 2 divination dice? Is that really all it takes to go from tier 2 to tier 1? Or consider a tempest cleric vs a light cleric. Is there really a tier worth of difference there? Also, it seems you are rating the combat pillar more like 50% and the other 2 pillars more like 25% each. That's my general impression anyways.

Friday, 22nd February, 2019

  • 02:30 PM - FrogReaver mentioned Zardnaar in post Tiers - The Other Kind of Tiers
    Zardnaar 3.5e tiers weren’t as much about raw power as versatility. As such, while I feel the battlemaster is stronger than the champion I fail to see a justification for assigning them different tiers. They solve the same kinds of problems. Battlemaster can solve slightly more in combat problems but it’s nit enough to justify a full tier bump IMO. If you were assigning tier by power instead of versatility then the tier list would be a lot different And much more subjective IMO.

Sunday, 17th February, 2019

  • 11:54 PM - Hussar mentioned Zardnaar in post Star Wars What I Would Have Done
    ...a Knight and a badass, then gets used like a chump in TLJ. Vader puts Fett over as a badass in ESB and he did alright in ESB overall. His death in Jedi was stupid, but the character was popular enough they gave him a backstory in the prequels. Ahh. I think I mentioned earlier that I have no interest in Game of Thrones. :D So, why aren't people pissed off that Daniel Craig only got one line? Insanely good actor completely wasted. Seems that if wasting talent was an issue, then that should be one too. Phasma is a bit character. Star Wars is full of bit characters. The problem is, over the years, people have built entire storylines out of these throw away characters and suddenly, the rest of us are supposed to care about the castles in the air that "fans" have created. Like I said earlier, I judge the movies on their own merits, not based on my expectations or based on what I think the movies "should have been". Pretty much every criteria you've talked about Zardnaar makes me shrug and I quite honestly don't care. Rey's a Mary Sue? In Star Wars? The hell you say. When a farm boy with zero training, gets, what, a month, two months of training and suddenly he can duel with someone who has been mastering sword fighting for decades. Yeah, that's totally believable. But, a character who has been fighting for survival her whole life, demonstrably with hand to hand weapons, barely survives a fight with a gravely wounded young swordsman and she's a Mary Sue. Uh huh. Yeah, I'm going to go back to enjoying the movies for what they are.

Thursday, 14th February, 2019

  • 12:23 PM - Hussar mentioned Zardnaar in post Generation Ships--- Can we build one now?
    Sorry, Zardnaar, but, morally wrong is just morally wrong. Full stop. It doesn't become morally right because we have to do it. It's just that that's the choice - abandon morals or not. Although, not to get too far into politics, but, it's extremely doubtful refugees are going to be much more of a problem in 50 years. At least, no more or less than they are now. It's just that the current population of most first world countries have forgotten that, not that long ago, about 10% of their populations were foreign born. Give or take. It's only in the post war era that we saw such a drop in immigration and mobility.
  • 04:13 AM - doctorbadwolf mentioned Zardnaar in post Star Wars What I Would Have Done
    I dunno. You’re the one who can’t seem to let it go. You’ve basically harped on it, what, 3-4 times this thread. Is this not a thread about new Star Wars? Specifically wherein the OP stated what they would have done differently? Why are you so interested in shushing someone whose opinion on that you disagree with? Btw, Zardnaar there is an obvious and extreme difference between employing assassins, and employing pre-pubescent children as assassins. It doesn’t doesn’t “inject a bit of grey” or whatever, it makes the Rebel Alliance vs the Empire a battle between evil and not quite as evil.

Monday, 11th February, 2019

  • 03:41 AM - FrogReaver mentioned Zardnaar in post The Pitfalls of D&D Beyond Data
    ...uests asking for player inactive characters tags and a statement on slides listing the day delimiter so as we read slides we have a beater representation of what the slide is depicting. That said, questioning the validity of one someone says based on how much they said instead of the content of their argument makes you look bad, instead of making them look unqualified. If your going to say the statement was in jest... their is no indication in the text of the post that implies that and the person your posting to does not know you well enough to infer that in plain text. Try to not use meta reasons to "win" an agreement through dismissing the debater instead of arguing the point of the debate, please. @Morrus is correct that it is gatekeeping, pointless, and unnecessary for you to be heard, since many of us actually came to your thread to see what you had to say. Morrus says that comment was out of line, so for Enworld purposes it is and I won't dispute that. However, since you and @Zardnaar and others may comment on it I do want to add some context to it that I feel is being overlooked. The intention of that comment was simply to convey the idea that in order to make a claim that something doesn't happen on this forum then you should to be very familiar with this forum. I think questioning someone's familiarity with this forum is a fair game if they start claiming something doesn't happen here. Ultimately though, the way I attempted to convey that idea was over the line. That said, the comment over the line was also not the only comment in that post. In context that post answered the poster with an example like he desired and explained why other examples wouldn't be provided. Only after that did I attempt to raise the question of the poster's familiarity with this forum (with an epic fail of a comment apparently...) Anyways, that's the full context. Hopefully I didn't cross another line by posting this. Oh and thanks for the honest evaluation of me! I appreciat...

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019

  • 05:12 PM - lowkey13 mentioned Zardnaar in post Yet another Ghostbusters movie
    ...t the song In the Summertime, by Mungo Jerry- did you realize that the chorus of the song is, quite literally, "Have a drink, have a drive"? Or how about, "If her daddy's rich take her out for a meal, If her daddy's poor just do what you feel"? Um .... 1970, everybody! Feel good song of the summer! ;) C. I think that what can rankle changes with time. I mean, Amos and Andy? Things from earlier parts of American history often contain weird bits about race. And we can acknowledge that. And opinions about domestic violence* and drunk driving, among other things, have changed. D. But the early 1980s, and the movies and television, often unintentionally, reflected something uncomfortable about gender dynamics at the time. I think that we are just now coming to terms with that. Because these movies were often written, directed, produced, and approved by men who were, themselves, products of that (and earlier) times. E. The reason that they are getting attention is because these ( h/t @Zardnaar ) are often the foundations to a lot of "nerd culture" and the people who grew up consuming it are now in charge of making and approving culture today, not to mention that a lot of people are discussing it, and some people feel protective about it. F. That protective issue is hard to grapple with. A lot of people feel personally invested in this, as if pointing out that there are ... well, issues with things in childhood somehow means that they, themselves, have the same issues. Which isn't the case! Eh, too much. I like that young Reitman. I hope he makes a good Ghostbusters. :) *How about the song, "He Hit Me (It Felt Like a Kiss)"? Phil Spector, of course.

Friday, 14th December, 2018

  • 09:50 PM - Lanefan mentioned Zardnaar in post On the Differences Between 1e and 2e (Not all AD&D Is the Same)
    Zardnaar - is that list of changes based on 2e at time of initial release or at some later point; and is it based on pre- or post-UA 1e?
  • 03:15 PM - lowkey13 mentioned Zardnaar in post On the Differences Between 1e and 2e (Not all AD&D Is the Same)
    Manbearcat Garthanos Zardnaar Lanefan Saelorn So I was trying to get at a slightly different point that had been bugging me for a while (much more subtle than the continued banes of my existence; e.g, Paladins, Gnomes, and Rapiers). We (and I include myself in this) often treat 1e and 2e interchangeably (I often use the 1e/2e descriptor). In many ways, that is fair- there is a great amount of overlap between them! Certainly more, IMO, than between any two other "numbered" editions. But here's the thing- while most of us normally easily differentiate between the other old compatible editions (OD&D, B/X, BECMI), we don't often think about or see the differences between 1e and 2e. And I think that's a topic worth thinking and talking about. 1e was around from 1977 (PHB) until 1989 (2e).* 2e was around from 1989 until 2000. I mean .... it's kind of insane when you think about it. And both editions had controversial publications that (arguably) created their own separate demi-mondes (1985, UA, leading the wa...

Monday, 10th December, 2018

  • 03:32 PM - lowkey13 mentioned Zardnaar in post Trying to make 5e more oldish and want some people's opinions
    ... but I run that a little differently) is that we started a game with base PHB rules, no feats, no multiclassing. We used our usual "house rules" (about races in the campaign, classes, no PvP, no evil characters, etc.). Then we just played! And started with Lost Mines of Phandelver- a grat introductory module. Over the course of playing for a while, we began to acclimate and learn those things we liked in play and those things that we began to discard (for example, we preferred to roleplay most things instead of skill them, and social skills were mainly used to resolve indeterminate RP). And then, after a while, and after conversations with my players, we started to modify the rules to suit our style of play. A lot of the things that you might be concerned about now may not matter as much once you understand how it all fits in. So, with all of that in mind- if you search on these board, you will find that a lot of posters have spent time customizing 5e. For example, I think that Zardnaar has posted some threads about race and class ideas to make the game more like 1e. So that's a good way to avoid re-inventing the wheel. You can also look in the DMG for 5e, which has a number of variant rules for making the game harder, or grittier, or more "old school" (such as variant, or more realistic, healing). Ask, and you shall receive! That said, my experience as to the greatest shocks and things I am still not perfectly happy with: 1. Social skills. We've table-altered it to more RP. 2. Everyone is a spellcaster. Really. And cantrips scale up (like weapons). Expect a LOT of magic flying around. 3. Healing. This you will probably change from the base rules. That said, I would really recommend playing the regular system for a while before changing around the fiddly bits, like weapon speed and critical hits and rules for wizards and spheres; try to enjoy the new before changing it to the familiar. :)

Friday, 7th December, 2018

  • 10:27 AM - pukunui mentioned Zardnaar in post Rate the Star Wars Movies
    ...version to be fairly palatable. I think you could argue that it's because ESB is so close to being perfect that even George Lucas couldn't ruin it! Prequel Trilogy In 1999, I was fresh out of high school and super-excited at the prospect of finally getting to see a brand new Star Wars film at the theater! Well ... let's just say, for only the second time in my life, I found myself wanting to walk out of the theater in disgust. (The first time had been the year before, when I went to see Van Damme's Knock Off. In hindsight, it would seem I was a bit of a masochist in my late teens.) I hated The Phantom Menace so much that I didn't bother to go see the next two prequels at the theater. In fact, I didn't watch either of them until years later. I agree that Attack of the Clones is hands down the worst of them all. The fundamental wrongness of Anakin and Padme's relationship aside, the movie is just one long snoozefest. Even the action sequences are boring. (Although, unlike Zardnaar, I enjoy Yoda’s Sonic the Hedgehog impressions!) Revenge of the Sith, on the other hand, is a noticeable improvement. Still not as good as any of the originals, but good enough that it’s the only one of the prequels I have on DVD. I like the novelization even better. It’s surprisingly well-written and does a much better job of making Anakin’s fall believable. PT Ranking: 1) Revenge of the Sith 2) The Phantom Menace 3) Attack of the Killer Tomatoes Clones Sequel Trilogy I like The Force Awakens. I don’t mind that it’s essentially a reboot of ANH. I don’t mind that Rey is a bit of a Mary Sue. I *do* mind JJ Abrams’ complete disregard for the vastness of space (something that irked me about his Star Trek reboot as well). I also find Disney/Lucasfilm’s unwillingness to answer most of the questions posed in TFA frustrating. I don’t mind that TLJ had very few answers in it (although I did at first) but they won’t even give us the answers by other means (eg. novels, visual ...

Wednesday, 29th August, 2018

  • 07:05 AM - Coroc mentioned Zardnaar in post Halfling Darksun (Athasian) Variant.
    Blue The "Lucky " trait of the standard Halfling allows to reroll each 1 of a d20 also the brave trait allows advantage vs. fear without limit. I do not think that Zardnaar 's ancient wisdom overcompensates the lack of these two traits, it does not look overpowered in any way to me as it is a limited resource. Given that in a DS campaign short rests might not be that frequent its recharge is depending on some outer condition that cannot be affected by the players.

Tuesday, 31st July, 2018

  • 03:29 PM - Raunalyn mentioned Zardnaar in post Best D&D Novels- Of All TIme
    Yo, Zardnaar, I'ma let you finish, but Dragonlance Legends was one of the best D&D trilogies of all time! Of all time!!!
  • 02:52 PM - Coroc mentioned Zardnaar in post How To Faithfully Convert Campaign Settings.
    Zardnaar Kudos for notiung that the old stuff is often not known by younger generations of players. That's to my experience, gamers in my group are approx. 15 years younger than me so I can use my old 2e stuff and be sure they never heard about it in detail. 2e Ravenloft had some of the best adventures for RP orientated players Dragonlance has only one interesting area: the war of the lance. And 5e will not change that. So players best either play the heroes of the lance or play some other guys whith the heroes of the lance not existing. I still argue that gladiator should be the battlemaster and fighter the champion, since a gladiator is not a tank but rather a sophisticated fighter with many tricks and maneuvers . I still say that arcane magic out of defiler / preserver maybe warlock Templars would water down one of the core DS themes so no 5e bards and eldritch knights for me. General stuff On timelines: as with DL there are sweet spots in the timeline and more often tha...

Monday, 30th July, 2018

  • 08:14 AM - delericho mentioned Zardnaar in post Does anyone NOT expect the Artificer and Mystic to release with the final version of 'Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron'?
    I could be wronge but it seems to me that Warforged were constructed by Artificers, in older versions of D&D Warforged could only be healed by artificers, Kalashtar are the embodiment of the perfect Mystic class race setup, and someone told me they were released together in prior editions. I'm afraid not - psionics in 3e predates Eberron by several years. Indeed, psionics support was one of the first things they added to the game, releasing in March 2001. With that in mind, the they mentioned their is another Artificer revision is around and the Mystic might be turned into the Psion class or released alone side it... Like Zardnaar, I expect the Artificer to be in the final version of WGtE, but not psionics. Though not for the same reason - I suspect Psionics support will require considerably more material than they'll want to give away for 'free' to all the people who have bought this PDF (they'll want to keep it for a hardback release... which, yes, probably means Dark Sun).

Saturday, 16th June, 2018

  • 12:41 AM - MoonSong mentioned Zardnaar in post Z's Multi classing Thoughts
    Zardnaar -curious how I always think of you as Zardinaar- I like your thoughts on multiclassing. I just want to add, that Sorcerer/Lore Bard (likely Bard4/Sorcerer3+) is just plain good as a support/control caster, only Divine Soul comes close, but having less spells hurts it a little. Tons of spells known and tons of cantrips to play around. I prefer to start Sorcerer(for the CON proficiency), then switch to bard until bard 4, then switch back until you get metamagic. From 7th level onwards you have light armor, an extra skill, a diverse spell pool to choose from (and a bunch of spells known to choose with). You are not that good with bardic inspiration, but you pack quite the utility and have access to silence/subtle spell and Twin Spell shenanigans. Also the extra subclasses in Xanathar bridge the thematic gap between the cha casters. Celestial Patron Warlock is just begging to be mixed with Paladin and Divine Soul Sorcerer, and Shadow Sorcerer fits quite well with Fey and Fiend Patron ...

Thursday, 14th June, 2018

  • 02:26 PM - Coroc mentioned Zardnaar in post Darksun Version 4.0
    Zardnaar It requires more math at the table, and with ba -1 damage is negligable but -1 to hit is a tough Cookie. The way i would do it: eg. dagger (Bone Obsidian flint) 1d4 (Steel 1d6) Spear bone Stone etc 1d8 (steel 1d10) compare this one with quarterstaff 1d6 (my houserule) 1d8 RAW But your rule is either Spear inferior 1d6 compare with qarterstaff RAW 1d8 or Spear inferior 1d8-1 compare with quarterstaff RAW 1d8 See where the Problem is? "Oh a spear with a bone tip razorsharp, i better remove it so i got a quarterstaff for more damage and it will not break on a 1" With Magic weapons the next Problem: Magic Spear+1 Obsidian 1d8-1 +1 eventually only +0 to hit because inferior, it does as much as a metal spear with your rule. With my rule it would do 1d8+1 =2-9 but with +1 to hit ok the metal spear would do 1-10 but without +1 to hit that is far more balanced. Of course with Magic weapons breakage reule should not apply
  • 01:22 PM - Coroc mentioned Zardnaar in post Darksun Version 4.0
    double post


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Monday, 25th March, 2019

  • 07:49 PM - Satyrn quoted Zardnaar in post Z's New Character- Advice
    Anyone have a suggestion for a celestial patron? I have the 3.5 book of exalted deeds otherwise make something up? Aphroditty, Aphrodite's little sister.
  • 02:52 PM - Maximum7 quoted Zardnaar in post What could a scientist in my Star Wars RPG be researching or working on?
    Folding space count as teleportation? Lol yes. Fold Space was a teleportation Force power in Legends.
  • 06:03 AM - 5ekyu quoted Zardnaar in post Z's New Character- Advice
    Anyone have a suggestion for a celestial patron? I have the 3.5 book of exalted deeds otherwise make something up?I am quite fond of couatls. If still bound to cause may need to have agents in the bigger world for intel, defenders to stage pre-emptive raids on threats and maybe just to see things and be nurtured. If not bound, they have more freedom but are still burdened by knowing their upcoming death. That is a fantastic tool for a lot of hooks and drama. To me their life cycle at its core has a number of good solid dramatic beats for story purposes that tie-in well with pcs journey and patronage. On watch and after watch finding my place in the world. Far from my death and death is approaching - especially crossed with the watch or free thing.
  • 05:55 AM - Draegn quoted Zardnaar in post Z's New Character- Advice
    Anyone have a suggestion for a celestial patron? I have the 3.5 book of exalted deeds otherwise make something up? Malkizid he is a solar with interesting multiclasses :p

Sunday, 24th March, 2019

  • 11:56 PM - Joshua Randall quoted Zardnaar in post Looking for a well-written high-level (10-20) campaign setting in the Underdark from any edition of D&D.
    CotSQ is easy enough to sex up.Well it's drow - don't they bring the kinky sex already?
  • 11:06 PM - bedir than quoted Zardnaar in post Dwarves are the best spellcasters?
    Every race had unlimited thief except half orc. IT DOESN"T MAKE SENSE
  • 10:58 PM - Ryujin quoted Zardnaar in post The Orville Season Two - Thoughts?
    Haven't seen a huge amount of it but thought season one was decent. The great one is Outrageous Fortune. I'll have to look it up. I watched "Almighty Johnsons" right through and thought that it was both novel, and quite good.
  • 10:07 PM - Ryujin quoted Zardnaar in post The Orville Season Two - Thoughts?
    There's been a lot of crap UK shows as well. Percentage wise US tv probably isn't any worse than most countries efforts. With so much being made you are going to get a lot of crap. Very rare for an American version of the show to be better than the UK one. Maybe Shameless and The Office ymmv though. British comedy shows are probably hands down better though to many good ones. NZ tv is fairly atrocious though. We have made 1 great show and a handful of good ones. Would "The Almighty Johnsons" fit in there somewhere?
  • 04:18 PM - Von Ether quoted Zardnaar in post Tough Truths About the Game Industry
    Initial 3E books were priced low. They were actually 1989 prices in 2000. The jump in prices for 3.5 were a bit more accurate Yep. Done intentionally to speed up adoption
  • 03:47 PM - Blue quoted Zardnaar in post Dwarves are the best spellcasters?
    Dwarves are better in the charisma based classes especially with rolled stats so if you can roll16-18 it's a lot better. Mountain Dwarf Dragon Sorcerer and some warlock builds. Haste and things like quickened green flame blade. "If you roll really well you can do better picking a race for features instead of ability score synergies" is just a truism. It's literally true for any class.
  • 09:52 AM - Pauln6 quoted Zardnaar in post Stat the Dragonlance heroes
    Most of them their stats can stay as is. Goldmoon could have cleric levels. She just wouldn't be able to use most of her abilities. Life domain one powers return. Rangers might need to switch to fighters with background. Most of the classes would be champions, thieves, and maybe invoker's. None of them would be barbarians. 1E and 2E barbarians were very different. A 5/5 fighter/mage I would probably convert as something like EK3/wizard 4. Minor annoyance is modern D&D Elves basically suck with longswords despite it being a racial weapon. I have the 2E stats if anyone wants them. IIRC they were copy and paste from 1E. Some classes don't really fit in DL. Warlocks being one example. Yeah, I think Goldmoon would work just fine as a cleric with no spells or channel divinity for one adventure. I was just wondering if a level or two of 5e bard might also be a good way to emulate her existing skills and almost other-worldly ability to inspire devotion. I haven't seen ...

Saturday, 23rd March, 2019

  • 05:55 AM - LordEntrails quoted Zardnaar in post F. Wesley Schneider Is D&D's New Editor
    I think we all know that there is a real issue with lack of diversity in the RPG world in general. ... What I will say though, is that it's a clear reason why we need to support and encourage more diversity for those in the entry level jobs and indie companies. I.e., we need to give minorities that experience so when higher level key roles do open up, we have a much greater diverse and experienced applicant pool. Address the root issue, IMO.... Agreed. And I think the industry is doing pretty well at this. One thing that I took note of recently is the bio post of the Gamma World guy a week ago on ENWorld, it took him 6 years of freelance writing before he got a full time RPG job. People need to realize that it takes time to get the job of your dreams, or even the first in your dream career. The industry is tiny, the market hard to get into, and it takes TIME. Time to get the job, time to change the industry. Perhaps but we haven't seen any hires from there yet. See below Various...

Friday, 22nd March, 2019

  • 09:53 PM - Sacrosanct quoted Zardnaar in post F. Wesley Schneider Is D&D's New Editor
    I know Mearls also was in Dungeon along with Erik Mona at Paizo. There's more old Dungeon is basically an honor roll. Key difference though us contacts. DMGuukd you have to get noticed, if you get published in Dungeon you have had the back and forth with the editor. Um..you still had to get noticed when submitting material to Dragon and Dungeon back in the day. Honestly, I think it's easier now, with the internet and places like DMsGuild that give people a storefront when we didn't have that when we were creating our material in the early 80s. Guys like James Wyatt and Richard Baker didn't have contacts when they started. The process has pretty much been the same: create some stuff, show your hopeful employer your stuff, and hope to get hired. I think DMs Guild is a great way to do that; better than before
  • 03:15 PM - Morrus quoted Zardnaar in post F. Wesley Schneider Is D&D's New Editor
    Perhaps but we haven't seen any hires from there yet. Various DMsG authors can be found in the credits of recent hardcovers. DotMM contains several, for example.
  • 03:03 PM - Sacrosanct quoted Zardnaar in post F. Wesley Schneider Is D&D's New Editor
    On the other hand the DM'sGuild is a great opportunity for those who don't have the necessary qualifications or the experience to build up a decent portfolio and name for themselves within the industry. WotC may also see from one's productivity levels on how fast one produces content on the platform. Perhaps but we haven't seen any hires from there yet. That we know of. Dragon and Dungeon magazine back in the day was an excellent source for otherwise unknown and "new" people to get exposure and experience, and then be hired on by companies based on that work (Like James Wyatt). I can see DMsGuild doing the exact same thing. Interestingly enough, that's how your aforementioned Wolfgang Bauer (founder of Kobold Press) got started--as an editing assistance for Dungeon magazine, working for Barbara Young (not a white male, notably).
  • 10:14 AM - Sadras quoted Zardnaar in post F. Wesley Schneider Is D&D's New Editor
    Sure you can make decent product for the DMGuild but can you do it on a deadline, how would WoTC know. On the other hand the DM'sGuild is a great opportunity for those who don't have the necessary qualifications or the experience to build up a decent portfolio and name for themselves within the industry. WotC may also see from one's productivity levels on how fast one produces content on the platform.
  • 03:39 AM - Legatus_Legionis quoted Zardnaar in post The Orville Season Two - Thoughts?
    Smeg head. Are Americans that familiar with Red Dwarf? British Sci fi is so good on a budget big enough to buy a cheeseburger. Special effects budget of Humans is enough to buy two shades of contact lenses so they are splashing out. I don't know how well those Yankees down south of us, but as being part of the Commonwealth, we get plenty of British television series. Space: 1999, Benny Hill, Faulty Towers, Monty Python (Flying Circus), The Black Adder, The Avengers.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019

  • 03:48 PM - Ryujin quoted Zardnaar in post The Orville Season Two - Thoughts?
    Smeg head. Are Americans that familiar with Red Dwarf? British Sci fi is so good on a budget big enough to buy a cheeseburger. Special effects budget of Humans is enough to buy two shades of contact lenses so they are splashing out. Some North Americans are familiar with Red Dwarf. A few of us were unfortunate enough to have seen the two separate attempts at Americanizing the series (one of which had Jane Leeves as Holly).
  • 10:40 AM - Dannyalcatraz quoted Zardnaar in post The Orville Season Two - Thoughts?
    Smeg head. Are Americans that familiar with Red Dwarf? British Sci fi is so good on a budget big enough to buy a cheeseburger. Special effects budget of Humans is enough to buy two shades of contact lenses so they are splashing out. I live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Never watched Humans, but am quite familiar with a fair number of other UK genre fiction shows. Besides Doctor Who and Red Dwarf, local PBS, SyFy and other channels have aired Torchwood, Blake’s 7, Apparitions, Sea of Souls, Strange, Survivors, Demons, Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes, The Fades , Primeval and goodness knows how many others.
  • 09:46 AM - cbwjm quoted Zardnaar in post The Orville Season Two - Thoughts?
    Smeg head. Are Americans that familiar with Red Dwarf? British Sci fi so good budget of a cheeseburger. Special Effect budget of Humans are two shaded of contact lenses.Are you okay? Are you having a stroke?


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