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    Yesterday, 05:40 PM
    Your argument is very clear and there are valid reason for giving a single range of XP to the entire party. But going back to your illustration, why would one PC get more XP than another? (resulting in a quicker level up). It is because that character did some exceptional, e.g. solved a puzzle, planning, taking the lead, saved the day etc. For myself, rewarding that player with bonus XP is a...
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    Monday, 24th December, 2018, 03:59 PM
    The first roll is against vital defense, to target that persons square. So you will almost certainly hit even if it lands next to the person, thanks to the burst radius. For the person in cover, you apply the soak of whatever object he is behind. So something wooden like a door/table etc. would have a SOAK of 5, take that from the damage and apply it to the person in cover. For steel, rock or...
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    Saturday, 22nd December, 2018, 02:14 PM
    knikpiw replied to Stacking armor
    Is the main purpose of a more expensive and less Soak piece of armor only stealth related?
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    Friday, 21st December, 2018, 08:53 PM
    knikpiw started a thread Stacking armor
    There are quite a few 'skin tight' light armors that cost a lot but offer less soak. Would it be reasonable to say that you could stack like a Combat Skin with a Kevlar vest, both light. Into one resulting in 8 but becomes a Medium class armor. Reminds me a bit of Cyberpunk 2020 where you can stack armor but results in a reduction in agility/evasion
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    Tuesday, 18th December, 2018, 11:26 PM
    knikpiw replied to Exploding dice
    "Will the future quantum computers use the binary, ternary or quaternary numeral system?" SO!! The 'Young' trait makes it *Quantum exploding dice*! No longer a binary system ;)
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    Tuesday, 18th December, 2018, 09:00 PM
    knikpiw started a thread Exploding dice
    Using the Young trait, declare damage to explode. Damage also has some luck thrown in. Getting a 6 on a luck die, can you double re-roll? E.g. 3d6 + 1d6 Luck = 4-2-5-1 6!(3+4) (the 6 got a double explode) How does that sound?
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    Monday, 17th December, 2018, 08:32 PM
    Uses grid-based combat Roll20 and voice from Discord. No voice, no play
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    Monday, 17th December, 2018, 08:30 PM
    Currently 3/4 players. Looking for 2 new active players. Set in the future, join now and you could influence where the game goes as we are coming up to a junction soon. Politics: Moderate Combat: Above average Challenge: You'll die if you're not careful ;) RP: Moderate
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Sunday, 5th August, 2018

  • 08:33 AM - M3woods mentioned knikpiw in post WOIN needs some love
    knikpiw You are the randomly chosen recipient of a WOIN pdf. Let me know which product you'd like from the link below and I'll get it to you as soon as possible. Thanks to all those that posted reviews. And, Vampifan, I appreciate the review for Holds of Vendalyr. Thank you for the kind words.

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Thursday, 13th December, 2018

  • 01:18 AM - easl quoted knikpiw in post Helmets!
    Guess it's just the re-sale value then :cool: Well...not just that. 1. Higher quality items can hold upgrades. Those aren't specified for helms, but I could definitely see allowing them to include eliminating the defense and initiative penalties that some helm types start with. 2. An exceptional quality helm is required if you want to enchant it. 3. An exceptional quality black metal helm is required if you want to give it 2-3 enchantments. ....those are official. Now, a couple unofficial ideas... 4. Items have HP and soak for when someone attempts to destroy/damage them. While there's no explicit rules for damaging a helm, it seems very reasonable to me that higher quality construction could add HP, soak, or both. 5. On the more story-side, I could see a unique, famous, or obviously expensive helm reasonably contributing to REP roles in some cases. It's basically like carrying a giant flag saying you're a noble/badass/guy who was able to steal this from the famous badass owner.

Thursday, 22nd November, 2018

  • 12:10 AM - Morrus quoted knikpiw in post WOIN Trait Tier List
    On a side note, your trait can also becomes like a Hook-Quirk as in the Universal Upgrades book. I would recommend looking there for designing a great RP character Universal Upgrades is v1.1. -- most of that content has been subsumed into various v1.2. books and updated.

Wednesday, 26th September, 2018


Monday, 27th August, 2018

  • 06:54 AM - M3woods quoted knikpiw in post New to WOIN and I have a couple of questions.
    Poison would be a trait added onto an attack, like a bite is Piercing and Poison (which can be done as an upgrade) and the victim is only moved on the status track when hit with a Critical, therefore Vital defence never comes into the equation. Okay, so I an error of the word order sort. I'll correct that: At my table, the poison bite attack targets vital defense, but I consider them as having two different effects. Generally, it takes an attack vs MELEE to hit with the bite attack. If the attack is successful, on the next round, the attack is rolled a second time against VITAL. On a successful hit, the opponent gains a 1st-degree Poisoned Condition (or 2nd degree, if the attack Crits.).

Sunday, 26th August, 2018

  • 10:37 PM - Brian I quoted knikpiw in post A West Marches NEW game
    So is my social PC worthless then? Must I go with with a Spartan warrior with 7 natural Soak at Grade 5 or an android that is a tactician No, I think thereís plenty of NPCs, organizations, etc. Plenty of need for a social based PC.

Friday, 24th August, 2018


Tuesday, 17th July, 2018

  • 04:01 PM - Flips quoted knikpiw in post What are you doing / what hooked you about WOIN?
    If you attack twice with one weapon in your dominant hand, you get a free attack with the other, e.g. a shield punch or your second pistol. But if you don't have the ambidextrous trait you suffer a -2d6 penalty. If you got an accelerated weapon also, you could attack twice, get another attack for the acceleration and another free attack with the other hand for a total of 4 attacks in one round. Thanks again! I missed these exceptions. In the case where i was looking to apply it, they were trying to use Accelerate (Displace 5, for an extra action) and Speed Flurry (Displace 4, for 2 attacks in one action) to be able to stand still and make 4 attacks a round for 1 minute. Maybe this is allowed, but it seemed awfully powerful for some Grade 6 character.
  • 03:55 PM - Flips quoted knikpiw in post Defense Options
    So let's say you use these rules, with the bonus doubling with the use of a shield, does this mean all shields? Or does vary with shield? Good question! I think my original idea was any shield, but it would make more sense to get a bigger bonus for a bigger shield. Maybe add the shield value again (yes I know it is then added 2x, but on the defense, shields are really good!) It might be too much, but that is why I am looking for some feedback. :)

Thursday, 28th June, 2018

  • 01:49 AM - Morrus quoted knikpiw in post Roll20 for WOIN
    The Fantasy Grounds appears to me a more refined and better supported platform, but the Roll20 dodges the 56$ price tag I don't use either - I'm not trying to sell either to you. Just saying what I know in the hopes it's helpful to somebody.

Wednesday, 27th June, 2018


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