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Friday, 18th May, 2018

  • 04:38 PM - TheSword mentioned Alzrius in post Fire Mountain Games - 5 years since funding - communication thread
    ...munications with the artists, the the artwork and maps for the entire seven book project has been completed. We have no way of getting access to it though. in short this thread is for people who have been royally doinked to keep in touch. Presumably Gary McBride has supported hundreds of rpg kickstarters for his home games. On the slim chance that a participant in those games reads this thread, please can you attempt to talk some sense into Gary, before legal fees start escalating. Any backers or industry professionals, we’d love to hear your thoughts? Mods: I may have posted this in the wrong place but I say that it was about third party publishers and Kickstarter so it made sense. Please move if there is a better location. Posters: In order to keep this thread from being locked or deleted please refrain from threats or abuse against Gary or other parties. Let’s keep I professional and be the better people. So far backers that have posted are @kevin_video @Mirko Hess @TheSword @Alzrius @Jaynay27 @Jenner2057 @Zaister Welcome all, particularly anyone new to Enworld, it’s a great site. I’m just sorry it’s in these circumstances. [Edit updated for new backers]

Saturday, 28th October, 2017

  • 12:50 AM - Libramarian mentioned Alzrius in post Harassment At PaizoCon 2017
    Go back and re-read Post Number One. It was a better description than the material we had to work with when I was on Jury Duty. So this? "Reducing the event to a level that will maintain confidentiality, my understanding based on my investigation was that Bill Webb took an action and engaged in speech that could be construed as a sexual advance or as gender-dismissive." That's better than what you had to work with when you were on jury duty? Matt Finch also says this later in his statement, which as @Alzrius pointed out earlier seems to have been intentionally omitted by @Christopher Helton in his article: "A series of tweets brought to our attention have mentioned that an altercation occurred at the time of the incident, and that a Paizo employee was injured. From talking to the individual who made the complaint we have not been made aware of any altercation beyond the behavior of Mr. Webb addressed in the complaint." So he doesn't think anyone was attacked and injured. Finch also originally posted a screenshot of FGG's conversation with the person who made the harassment complaint, saying: "In terms of the affected person’s own view on the matter, and as a lead-in to a discussion of the recent tweets, we believe that the following communication will give third parties a better understanding of the context of the event...." But the screenshot is now deleted. In the RPG.net thread he explains, "Edit: the person who filed the complaint has called me to talk about the event, which w...

Saturday, 19th December, 2015

  • 03:01 AM - horacethegrey mentioned Alzrius in post ONE PUNCH MAN (Manga/Anime) - Just a Hero for Fun
    @Alzrius Glad I could help. :) I actually first heard of this series in another forum and they were already selling the comedic aspect of the premise. Had it been advertised in another way I probably wouldn't have bothered, as I haven't been following anime in years.

Saturday, 5th December, 2015

  • 07:44 AM - Lanefan mentioned Alzrius in post Gen Con Expands!
    Right next door, there is a tunnel that connects the two. So you will never have to go outside.I've been there several times - including staying at the Staybridge once which is behind the stadium - and have never seen such a tunnel. There's a road tunnel under the railway tracks, and a long hallway going south from the ICC right next to it, but both end before the street that runs crosswise between the ICC and the stadium; you have to go outside to cross this street and the plaza in front of the stadium...which is no big deal, really; it's not that far. Housing: Alzrius given my (ridiculous lack of) luck in the screen-refresh wars during both event reg and housing reg over the years I would FAR prefer a housing lottery system. That way I might have a chance. :) Lan-"still deciding whether to go this time around and I guess I'd better commit soon, either way"-efan

Thursday, 19th November, 2015

  • 04:29 AM - Hussar mentioned Alzrius in post I just don't see why they even bothered with the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide.
    LOL. Alzrius claims that Kickstarter does not hurt retailers. We have a retailer saying that Kickstarter is not good for retailers, but, that's apparently not good enough. What exactly do you require Alzrius?
  • 12:36 AM - Hussar mentioned Alzrius in post I just don't see why they even bothered with the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide.
    ...retail level they are usually already well in to their "long tail" of sales without even hitting the store shelves yet. I've spoken with four local store owners in NM and AZ who feel that it's pointless to compete with Kickstarter on these crowdfunded products, and only one store which does, but at a constant loss....and one of the owner's employees told me that there aren't enough "guys like me" who come in to their shop to justify the retailer backing so many Kickstarters, and the product just languishes on store shelves. That last point hammers home something significant, I feel, about the Kickstarter market vs. the retail market: retail aims for the general crowd in a local area, and needs to offer the product most likely to be what they want. Kickstarter can focus nationally or internationally on extremely specific niche products which would never, ever succeed at the retail level but absolutely have enough fans over a wide enough range on the internet to become successful. Alzrius - does this count as possible examples of Kickstarter not being retail friendly?

Monday, 16th November, 2015

  • 01:23 AM - Hussar mentioned Alzrius in post I just don't see why they even bothered with the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide.
    Alzrius - you are confusing direct with indirect competition. If McDonalds was selling D&D minis or D&D modules, they would be direct competition. Kickstarter isn't exactly direct competition, since, but, much closer than McDonalds. Why is saying Kickstarter isn't particularly retailer friendly such an issue here? You have a separate channel creating and distributing gaming products that largely completely avoids retailers. It cuts retailers out of the loop. Like that mentioned Reaper Minis, which, right there, that's direct competition. Those minis would normally have been sold at retailers, but, now you have three lines that aren't. Is it going to drive the FLGS out of business? Most likely not. Heck, a retailer, if they wanted to, could get in on a Kickstarter and then turn around and sell the products. I'd be surprised if retailers hadn't at least considered it. But, I imagine it's not something that's helping retailers very much and it is a kind of competition, even if i...

Sunday, 15th November, 2015

  • 04:04 PM - Hussar mentioned Alzrius in post I just don't see why they even bothered with the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide.
    Alzrius - I think you're missing what's being said. If a Kickstarter product is not being distributed to retailers, then it is no different, really, than something like Drive-Thru RPG. It's a competing channel for RPG dollars. It's a zero sum game. If someone is buying their material through kick-starters, then they have that much less money to buy a product at a retailer. Kickstarter isn't particularly retailer friendly since many kickstarters are not meant for retail sales. The kickstarter projects sell direct to the customer, quite often, and completely bypass retailers. That's not particularly retailer friendly. Which is the point that's being made here. It's a competing channel.

Sunday, 14th June, 2015

  • 09:17 PM - Irennan mentioned Alzrius in post Asmodeus in 5E Faerun
    @Alzrius I tried to search over the internt for a more offcial post, but I just found other people claiming the same thing. However, according to this post: http://forum.candlekeep.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=12185&whichpage=1#257750 the contract and its terms were explained at a GenCon seminar by Ed and TSR employees (yeah it isn't what you're looking for, but it is quite interesting, so I decided to point it out). The contract -however- exists, as confirmed in this article: http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?404-Ryan-Dancey-Acquiring-TSR#.VX3l3fntmkov , by Ryan Dancey. Personally, I trust THO to speak truth about Ed, but if you want to check whether the contract establishes that Ed's word is canon, you could just send him a message via twitter (https://twitter.com/TheEdVerse), linking him THO's post (http://forum.candlekeep.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=17833&whichpage=1#422069) and asking him if what she said is true.

Saturday, 13th June, 2015

  • 09:23 PM - Irennan mentioned Alzrius in post Asmodeus in 5E Faerun
    @Alzrius I think we're speaking past each other (and have been repeating the same concept). THO has been Ed's voice for 11+ years, so she was believed and wasn't asked for proof when she talked about Ed's agreement with TSR. People can obviously doubt that, currently lacking any publicly shared picture of said agreement. Either way, until we have Ed's answer, the discussion won't go anywhere.
  • 03:50 AM - Irennan mentioned Alzrius in post Asmodeus in 5E Faerun
    @Alzrius When answering, Ed always provide the canon answer if possible (i.e. he always does so unless hitting an NDA), so those answers --which concern matters discussed with WotC in the meetings about how the FR would have looked post Sundering, or clarify on products released by WotC-- are indeed canon. That doesn't necessarily imply the vice-versa, but then, if you won't believe THO (who I guess browses Candlekeep and e-mails the posters' answers to Ed because -being hyper-busy as he is- he lacks time to spend browsing forums. Also, since Ed goes to GenCon and so do many Candlekeep posters -there is even a meeting of them since 2012, which Ed partecipates to- you would think that if she didn't have Ed's ear, the matter would have come up in so much time), the only answer could come from Ed himself (he also uses twitter, if you don't have facebook).
  • 12:35 AM - Irennan mentioned Alzrius in post Asmodeus in 5E Faerun
    Alzrius Well, we have these threads (strating from http://forum.candlekeep.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1901 and ending with the current http://forum.candlekeep.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=19841&whichpage=1) which are questions posed to Ed Greenwood over 11 years, and all his answers have been delivered by The Hooded One. This has lasted 11 years, if you still doubt THO's word, you could directly ask Ed on his facebook (or ask directly about this matter). I didn't mean that canon is a popularity contest, when I said that many accept Ed's word as canon I meant it on a side note. I didn't mean non negotiable, I meant that it is a quite relevant matter, and with the voices running wild, WotC or Ed would have stepped in saying that they are a lie.
  • 12:00 AM - Irennan mentioned Alzrius in post Asmodeus in 5E Faerun
    @Alzrius Well, Ed trusts her to speak on his behalf, and she has done that for more than 10 years now (she has basically become his voice), this is quite enough for me (and for many others, including the admins of the FR wiki, since they accept Ed's answers as valid references for info contained in articles). Also, from this link : http://forum.candlekeep.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1854&&whichpage=1#30938 it emerges that THO owns a copy of said contract (sure, she could be lying and making everything up, but I mean, what would be the point of that?). Besides, this matter is non neglectable, and the info about Ed's word being canon has been told multiple times and on multiple occasions (as I said, even at a GenCon panel). If it weren't the case, surely Ed or anyone else would have clarified. Especially since he and THO contact each other quite often (she is one of his players in his original world campaign, IIRC). Except that in this case, that's a moot point anyway. If they own the intellectual ...

Tuesday, 11th November, 2014

  • 08:13 PM - Jester David mentioned Alzrius in post A 5e OGL isn't going to cause another Pathfinder scenario and here's why
    Sure you can. We do that all the time with ZEITGEIST, etc. As @Alzrius says, that might be something I'm remembering from the initial draft that was changed after the 3PP balked, and I had not noticed. Checking now... --edit-- I don't see anything and cannot find a copy of the original pre-Feb 2009 GSL. But the FAQ refers to something as "Section 6" that caused problems: Q: Why was Section 6 removed from the license? A: The decision was made after listening to the concerns of the industry and community. Many publishers were concerned about adopting the GSL because of Section 6. We want publishers to create products under the GSL, not go around it, so we removed Section 6 to make the GSL easier to adopt. From: http://www.wizards.com/d20/files/4E_GSL_FAQ.pdf I remember the section causing problems. Looking quickly, I found this. So I apparently missed the revision.

Monday, 10th November, 2014

  • 11:30 PM - Sadras mentioned Alzrius in post Gamehole Con Live Tweeting Perkins Panel
    Alzrius & Dausuul I understand the challenge very clearly, but I do not think it is impossible to do. 1st Film: Do an origin story of how these Elves turned black, evil and to the worship of Lolth...expand on the story of the Crown Wars (if following FR's history) or Elfwars (2e The Complete Book of Elves)...etc 2nd Film: Do a story of survival, reflect on the break away Eilistraee worshipping Drow, the conflict that perhaps arose, and introduce "white" surface slave traders, showcasing the greater evil and threat in the underground, the Illithids. 3rd Film: The Rise of Drizzt? A love story, Drizzt & Cattie-brie? It really doesn't have to be a black/white thing, there is so much more that they can explore.

Sunday, 26th October, 2014

  • 11:46 AM - pemerton mentioned Alzrius in post The Multiverse is back....
    Greg Benage - you're right that I'm not a Gadamer guy! But like Alzrius, you seem to be making assumptions about my philosophical views. I haven't indicated whether I am in the mainstream of analytic philosophy or not; I have made any comments about my own view. My point is that there is a mainstream view in the community of anaytic moral philosophers, that that view is one of the objectivity of moral truth, and that view isn't held in a simplistic or unreasoned manner. From your post, you seem to agree at least with the first bit of that, even if you think the reasons for that view are overly simplistic. Also, in at least some of the Continental tradition, the scepticism about objective morality extends to scepticism about objective or "mind-independent" truth more generally, which means that the contrast that Alzrius regards as self-evident - between (say) physical and moral truth - will still not be accepted by them. Do you believe that field of moral philosophy has changed/evolved over time? <snip> What factors affected this evolution proc...
  • 01:17 AM - pemerton mentioned Alzrius in post The Multiverse is back....
    Alzrius: I assume that you accept that there is such an academic discipline as analytic moral philosophy. I assume that you also accept that the practitioners of this discipline - moral philosophers - have opinions about, and debate about, the semantics of moral utterance and the metaphysics of morals. From those two premises, it follows that one of the three alternatives is true: 1) The mainstream view among these philosophers is that morality is objective; 2) The mainstream view among these philosophers is that morality is subjective; 3) There is no view that is mainstream among these philosophers. Now, with resepct to these three alternatives, there are three epistemic possibilities: A) The true alternative is known; B) The true alternative is not known but is knowable; C) The true alternative is not known, because unknowable. I assert (A) that the true alternative is knowable, and is known, and also (1) that the mainstream view among these philosphers is ...

Saturday, 25th October, 2014

  • 04:01 AM - pemerton mentioned Alzrius in post The Multiverse is back....
    Alzrius, I don't know what you're trying to prove, but you don't seem to have understood my posts very clearly. First, you complain about a lack of citations. I have offered multiple works. Do you want page numbers for A Theory of Justice? Look up "reflective equilibrium" in the index. Do you want to read Raz's account of the interest theory of rights? From memory, it's in chapter 8 of The Morality of Freedom. These are actual examples of actual moral argumentation by leading contemporary figures who regard morality as objective. Do you want to read a defence of non-objective morality? Then read Blackburn's Spreading the Word and Ruling Passions. Do you want to read a devastating critique of Blackburn? Then read Bob Hale's essay "‘The Compleat Projectivist’, The Philosophical Quarterly 36 (1986): 65–84. (This doesn't deal with Ruling Passions, which is a more recent work, but Hale's objections are easily extended to cover Blackburn's later work - if you PM me I can send you my relevant u...
  • 01:36 AM - pemerton mentioned Alzrius in post The Multiverse is back....
    Alzrius, Kamikaze Midget - I've referred you to the two leading journals in contemporary Engish-language moral and political philosophy: Ethics and Philosophy and Public Affairs. If you want to see what the methods look like, download any article from a recent issue and read it! Facile remarks about burdens of proof and "having set a high bar" are just that - facile. If I said the mainstream view in geology is that the earth is over 4 billion years old, or that the mainstream view in contmporary biology is that speciation is the result of natural selection rather than divine intervention, you wouldn't expect me to cite anything. These things are obviously true, known to anyone with a passing familiarity with the disciplines. Well, I have more than a passing familiarity with contemporary anaytic moral philosophy. I publish in the field, I know some of the leading figures, I supervise students in the field and send them to be examined by others with knowledge of what those others regard as ma...

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014

  • 11:25 PM - Hand of Evil mentioned Alzrius in post What's your #1 book that you think every tabletop gamer should read? And why?
    I just don't know if there is a good answer for the topic, just too many genre to address, each with their own #1 book. Think Alzrius makes a good point with Playing at the World by Jon Peterson but it is gaming related. That being said, Nine Princes in Amber, great characters, interesting concept & plot that can be using in gaming, from character creation and adventures.


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Sunday, 19th May, 2019


Friday, 17th May, 2019

  • 03:25 PM - stargazera5 quoted Alzrius in post New Tariffs On RPGs Printed In China
    Crystal Frasier, formerly of Paizo Publishing and currently part of Green Ronin, had some thoughts on this: There are two big assumptions in Crystal Frasier's thoughts which have not fully held true in other tariff increases to date: 1. The Chinese printers won't cut their prices to keep their market share. 2. Other countries won't become the low cost printer for less than the $2 increase. This isn't the first round of tariff increases Trump has done, and both have happened in the other increases with a fair amount of regularity. Crystal Frasier is looking at the worst case scenario. While that is obviously worth looking at the worst case, we also have to keep in mind that it is not the only scenario likely to happen.

Friday, 10th May, 2019


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Friday, 19th April, 2019

  • 04:58 PM - Ralif Redhammer quoted Alzrius in post Stranger Things and D&D at Last: A Review
    No matter how many times I played that red box adventure, no, it was always the same... As for the Proud Princess, I've got mixed feelings on that. It's not exactly a great teaching choice for an introductory adventure. But, since it's pretending to be an adventure written by a kid in the 80s, it certainly fits with that part of the design. This is a nitpick, but I'm also a bit bothered by the fact that the Proud Princess has no stats, except for how much damage she does to your characters if they attack her. I'm just not a fan of invincible DMPCs, as they fly in the face of the "you can try anything" nature of D&D (yes, you can still "try" to oppose her, but with no concrete stats, that's invalidating the choice in all but name). Of course, I'm still mad that there was no way to stop Bargle from killing Aleena, so take that for what it's worth.
  • 04:44 AM - barasawa quoted Alzrius in post Stranger Things and D&D at Last: A Review
    This is a nitpick, but I'm also a bit bothered by the fact that the Proud Princess has no stats, except for how much damage she does to your characters if they attack her. I'm just not a fan of invincible DMPCs, as they fly in the face of the "you can try anything" nature of D&D (yes, you can still "try" to oppose her, but with no concrete stats, that's invalidating the choice in all but name). Of course, I'm still mad that there was no way to stop Bargle from killing Aleena, so take that for what it's worth. That doesn't prevent you from trying. Nothing is stopping you from trying. It's just that you won't succeed. Some players just don't seem to understand that even in fantasy worlds, there are limits. Like using a normal steel weapon to attack a monster that's immune to damage that's not magic or silver. I don't care how many nat 20s in row you roll, you aren't going to harm it with that kind of weapon attack. Of course, you still have the choice to try, but one would hope you'd ...

Monday, 25th March, 2019

  • 04:49 PM - Ralif Redhammer quoted Alzrius in post My hat of d02 know no limit
    It really is. Looking at a Silent Wail's posts, every one of them is an atrocity of spelling, grammar, and punctuation. All these years later, "my hat of d02 know no limit" is still funny. :lol:

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019

  • 12:47 AM - Aiden_Keller_ quoted Alzrius in post These Are DDB's Most Viewed D&D Adventures
    I wonder to what extent Curse of Strahd's success is related to its being an update of the original I6 Ravenloft for AD&D First Edition, a famous adventure with updates and conversions for almost every edition of D&D since it was published? To be clear, I'm not suggesting that it's done so well simply due to fame (though that might be a factor) but because, despite the mechanical changes between the editions, the overall structure and format of the adventure has gotten a lot more mileage throughout the years, essentially "stress-testing" the foundation of the adventure. Hopefully, the next few published campaigns continue in the Shadow Realm....

Saturday, 26th January, 2019

  • 11:30 PM - Leatherhead quoted Alzrius in post These Are DDB's Most Viewed D&D Adventures
    I wonder to what extent Curse of Strahd's success is related to its being an update of the original I6 Ravenloft for AD&D First Edition, a famous adventure with updates and conversions for almost every edition of D&D since it was published? To be clear, I'm not suggesting that it's done so well simply due to fame (though that might be a factor) but because, despite the mechanical changes between the editions, the overall structure and format of the adventure has gotten a lot more mileage throughout the years, essentially "stress-testing" the foundation of the adventure. As Cynical as I am, I can't help but think it's mostly due to marketing hooks: Curse of Strahd has an evocative name on it's own, and the cover has "Totally not Dracula" sitting down with a glass of blood. People see this, and say "Gee-Golly, this is a D&D adventure where the party fights [-]Dracula[/-]? That sounds cool, let me take a look at it!" This is probably what happened for W:DH and W:DotMM. People looked at...
  • 04:27 PM - Morrus quoted Alzrius in post These Are DDB's Most Viewed D&D Adventures
    I wonder to what extent Curse of Strahd's success is related to its being an update of the original I6 Ravenloft for AD&D First Edition, a famous adventure with updates and conversions for almost every edition of D&D since it was published? To be clear, I'm not suggesting that it's done so well simply due to fame (though that might be a factor) but because, despite the mechanical changes between the editions, the overall structure and format of the adventure has gotten a lot more mileage throughout the years, essentially "stress-testing" the foundation of the adventure. I personally think it's the best adventure WotC has put out.

Saturday, 12th January, 2019

  • 07:50 PM - Upper_Krust quoted Alzrius in post Crowdfunded RPG pdfs/books, is there enough interest?
    Hey U_K! Howdy Alzrius mate! :) Happy New Year to you and everyone! :D I know I'm coming to this a few months late, but I really hope you go forward with this idea! I'd love to see new content from you (ideally 3.5)! Me too. One question I wanted to ask is whether or not it's even possible to publish 4E material anymore? Insofar as I'm aware, the GSL wasn't formally terminated, which I think means that it's still allowable for those who signed up previously, but going to http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=d20/welcome now and clicking on the GSL-related links just returns a 404 error. I can't imagine they would block it and I did sign up initially. They probably pulled it to concentrate on 5E. Either way, I hope to see that crowdfunding effort soon! I'm definitely in! Might be a ways off...something popped up about 7-8 weeks ago and temporarily derailed the plans. I'll talk about that in a few weeks.

Friday, 11th January, 2019

  • 09:33 PM - Henry quoted Alzrius in post Worlds of Design: “Old School” in RPGs and other Games – Part 2 and 3 Rules, Pacing, Non-RPGs, and Gameplay
    That's not really the best example. Not only has Gary himself told us that all of Robilar's henchmen (a grand total of five orcs) died at the beginning of the Tomb (one killed by Robilar himself when he didn't want to proceed any further). More notably, Rob Kuntz has said that he played through the Tomb as part of a playtest, making it sound as though he was the only player at the time. So in other words, there wasn't anyone else accompanying him; it was a one-on-one session. ...and admittedly, Robilar was played as evil alignment, as well, exploiting everyone he could -- but that's kind of the point; so many of the anecdotes I've heard from Mordenkainen, Tenser, Erac's Cousin, etc. were pretty self-centered ones, ones often in which they weren't even adventuring together, but employing henchmen to do dirty work, sometimes even working against each other as part of the 'sandbox' style they often employed for their gaming. Heck, Tenser's name (one of the more lawful and good ones) is lent...

Saturday, 5th January, 2019

  • 05:28 PM - Jay Verkuilen quoted Alzrius in post Worlds of Design: “Old School” in RPGs and other Games – Part 1 Failure and Story
    I haven't watched the videos you linked to, but I'm curious if Mike Mearls gets further into what constitutes "the fanbase"? Is it people who regularly play D&D a certain number of times per month? Is it people who spend X dollars on D&D products over the course of a year? Is it people who watch streaming games and read about D&D online for some-odd hours per week? Is it people who self-identify as fans of D&D? Well you can count on WotC taking the most inclusive position that makes them look as good as possible, whatever that is. ;)

Friday, 4th January, 2019

  • 10:29 PM - Henry quoted Alzrius in post Worlds of Design: “Old School” in RPGs and other Games – Part 1 Failure and Story
    On a related note (I forgot to mention this before), remember how Matt Mercer issued a public apology after a character on Critical Role permanently died during the course of the campaign? I read the rest of his statement at the link - I get a hint of sarcasm in the full 'apology.' As in, 'if you found this ONE, SINGULAR MOMENT..." I think I commented to someone at the time, "The old-schooler in me wants to say, 'suck it up, it happens,' but at the same time I can get how when you're really invested in them, you absolutely hate when a beloved character dies." And it was a moment I hope that gamers who are new by way of Critical Role did learn from....Because based on some of the comments made by various posters at Twitch and Youtube and Reddit, some absolutely did not, basically trying to bully him into "bringing Molly back."

Tuesday, 20th November, 2018


Saturday, 17th November, 2018

  • 12:54 AM - Morrus quoted Alzrius in post Big Changes At White Wolf Following Controversy
    Making a comparison between "it's all lies from the Western media" and "it's all lies from vampire cabals" rightfully mocks the "Western media" claim, illustrating how those lies are so blatant as to be utterly unbelievable. It weakens the narrative of the perpetrators by pointing out how ludicrous their narrative is, flat-out stating it's no more plausible than if they were saying it was all one big cover-up orchestrated by vampires. Even they don't say that's what they were doing.

Friday, 16th November, 2018

  • 08:35 PM - StarFyre quoted Alzrius in post Question on acererak art piece in Art & Arcana book
    Yes, it is. I pulled my copy of Return to the Tomb of Horrors off the shelf just to be certain. You can see it on page 131 of the boxed set's main book. Though, somewhat ironically, the accompanying text implies that that isn't supposed to be a picture of Acererak, but rather what happens to someone who falls victim to his weight of the wait spell. Hello, I have the adventure as well (box) and i see this on page 131. its a black and white image. the image in art and arcana is this: (but it shows it partially in Art & Arcana -- it doenst have the full image, it has the skull portion from the below image): https://img.fireden.net/tg/image/1455/90/1455908356602.jpg that coloured shot. where is that from? the date in art and arcana says 1998 Regards Sanjay
  • 09:15 AM - Paul Farquhar quoted Alzrius in post Lost Laboratory of Kwalish: A D&D Adventure For Charity
    So I picked this up earlier today, and as it turns out the adventure does overview the possibility of the PCs fighting Kwalish. Twice, in fact. It suggests alternative ways to stat him (Shield Guardian, Lich) if you intend the party to fight him though. "Use an Evoker" is pretty much if you don't intend the party to fight him, but they decide to do so anyway.


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