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    Have you considered that it's your turn to shine?

    Have you considered that it's your turn to shine?
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    But repeating crossbows were real. The way...

    But repeating crossbows were real.



    The way studded leather was originally described in the 1e DMG makes it sound like brigandine armor, with the "studs" being the rivets that attach the metal...
  3. I don't see anyone forcing anyone to adhere to...

    I don't see anyone forcing anyone to adhere to 2e-style tieflings. I see people that don't like the new version—then here you are trying to shout us down for not liking youre preference and...
  4. "Conform gronards or be castigated. My opinion is...

    "Conform gronards or be castigated. My opinion is the right one."
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    Eh, the term "grimdark" is largely misued. Actual...

    Eh, the term "grimdark" is largely misued. Actual grimdark is not gritty, but gritty "turned up to 11"—to the point of parody. Things like Judge Dredd and Warhammer 40,000 (where the term "grimdark"...
  6. I played a tiefling in Greyhawk, but mine was a...

    I played a tiefling in Greyhawk, but mine was a scion of House Naelax in the (former) Great Kingdom.
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    I'm leery of actual spellcasting for the concept,...

    I'm leery of actual spellcasting for the concept, at most I'd give it spell-like abilities. Definitely gain/increase darkvision (like the shadow sorcerer).
  8. This thread contains a poll. Thought that sounded interesting, so I decided to...

    Thought that sounded interesting, so I decided to Google it. Then I was like, "oh".
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    If he didn't take proficiency in it at some point...

    If he didn't take proficiency in it at some point during that 20 years, why would he learn more? Not like he put any actual effort into it.
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    Not by pure nature of having more levels, no. If...

    Not by pure nature of having more levels, no. If said fighter put actual effort into becoming more perceptive (higher Wis, gaining proficiency, or what not), then sure.
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    I house-ruled something similar: Gain one...

    I house-ruled something similar: Gain one additional Skill Proficiency, Tool Proficiency, Weapon Proficiency, or Language every 3 Levels.

    It was cribbed from 2e's handling of proficiencies, just...
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    Or... Don't have a computer or console that...

    Or...

    Don't have a computer or console that is capable of playing it
    Don't have enough disposable income to justify getting the game
    Don't have enough time to allot to playing a CRPG (and...
  13. This thread contains a poll. I prefer turn-based.

    I prefer turn-based.
  14. This thread contains a poll. I'm playing in both a 5e and a 3.5 (shudder)...

    I'm playing in both a 5e and a 3.5 (shudder) campaign. I'm prefering 5e with its less accounting.
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    The problem arises, here, that there are more...

    The problem arises, here, that there are more than just the XX and XY pairings, and even within those two pairings there are those that show sex characteristics typical of the other pairing. It's a...
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    Tribalism. You see this also in nationalism,...

    Tribalism. You see this also in nationalism, wherein you can't talk about the things one's country did wrong without someone getting defensive. :/
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    Doesn't make it not horror.

    Doesn't make it not horror.
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    This thread contains a poll. I'd really love to know what the deal is wth...

    I'd really love to know what the deal is wth ENWorld polls and their wacky numbers.
  19. Thread: No Magic Shops!

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    Nothing like the smell of thread necromancy in...

    Nothing like the smell of thread necromancy in the morning!
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    To be fair, Mary Poppins could be considered a...

    To be fair, Mary Poppins could be considered a horror movie. Just saying. ;)
  21. The 1e DMG lists 4 different rolling methods.

    The 1e DMG lists 4 different rolling methods.
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    They were neat, but an unbalanced mess. I'll take...

    They were neat, but an unbalanced mess. I'll take the current subclasses over them.
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    But that never happens.

    But that never happens.
  24. 3d6 in order, then 4d6 when we moved to AD&D.

    3d6 in order, then 4d6 when we moved to AD&D.
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    Of course.

    Of course.
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    Eventually, they'll merge into one spelling as...

    Eventually, they'll merge into one spelling as people keep confusing them. Honestly, English could do with a huge spelling reform because much of it is not spell phonetically and is simply...
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    Well, for all intensive purposes, it could of...

    Well, for all intensive purposes, it could of been worse. :D

    (It hurt typing that.)
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    I could care fewer.

    I could care fewer.
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    Ah, my bad. Apologies to Dausuul, then.

    Ah, my bad. Apologies to Dausuul, then.
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    It would be equally easy for you to read the...

    It would be equally easy for you to read the thread. But, since that's hard, have a link regarding his behaviour and another one. If you think that I'm being snide, it's because every time this...
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    There's probably some already in this thread.

    There's probably some already in this thread.
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    I direct you here...

    I direct you here.

    One of the best take-aways is:

    "But if you are the kind of person who cries out against this abomination we must warn you that people who go through life expecting informal...
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    Actually... The way that language is used in...

    Actually... The way that language is used in everyday affairs is what is correct. Grammarians have to play catch up to actual usage... Silly notions of what they once concidered proper be damned. If...
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    Challenge: The Dread Thread Necromancer!

    We've been seeing a lot of thread necromancy in these here parts of the interwebs. In fact, just today there are a couple several-year-old threads that have been reanimated (for good or bad). Rather...
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    Most likely posers. :D

    Most likely posers. :D
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    Oh, please. The FR still get way more attention...

    Oh, please. The FR still get way more attention than ANY other settting, so your grousing just comes off as petulant to those that are fans of those other settings. Secondly, there are more Realms...
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    I would have chosen flumphs instead of owlbears*,...

    I would have chosen flumphs instead of owlbears*, but the point remains the same.

    *Owlbears, if you ignore the magical crossbreeding fluff, can actually be actually bemade non-silly. Say that...
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    I mean this in the most positive and friendly...

    I mean this in the most positive and friendly way, but... You're a geek. :D
  39. Okay... Nobody but CapZapp is asking for that....

    Okay... Nobody but CapZapp is asking for that. And, well...
  40. Nobody is asking for an animal companion to be...

    Nobody is asking for an animal companion to be "as powerful as a stand alone class".
  41. Agreed. They gave that ability to the...

    Agreed.



    They gave that ability to the Monster Slayer subclass in XGtE.
  42. You mean like they did in previous editions?

    You mean like they did in previous editions?
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    My money's on Dark Sun (despite not being a fan...

    My money's on Dark Sun (despite not being a fan of the setting).
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    I'm reminded of this: 107148

    I'm reminded of this:

    107148
  45. No, shields are fine—you just can't use a weapon...

    No, shields are fine—you just can't use a weapon in the other hand. This was covered in Sage Advice.
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    Which one? Where?

    Which one?



    Where?
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    https://media.giphy.com/media/zeuvXLQYKrqLK/giphy....

    https://media.giphy.com/media/zeuvXLQYKrqLK/giphy.gif
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    Personally, I should have stopped reading the DL...

    Personally, I should have stopped reading the DL books after Chronicles and Legends.
  49. The whole premise doesn't appleal to me at all....

    The whole premise doesn't appleal to me at all. I'd have to have a more indepth look at it, but I doubt I'll get this one. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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    I did, too. Oh, my.

    I did, too. Oh, my.
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    I point you at the Wizards Three artocle and...

    I point you at the Wizards Three artocle and laugh in your direction. :D
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    Well, the Forgotten Realms is pretty much a gag...

    Well, the Forgotten Realms is pretty much a gag itself. :D
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    I'm sorry, but I believe that you are projecting...

    I'm sorry, but I believe that you are projecting your expectations onto the game. If you want to emphasize that, that's perfectly valid (and I can understand why 5e fails you in this regard), but I...
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    I'm curious about rationale of this selection....

    I'm curious about rationale of this selection. One would think that dwarves, living underground, would have darkvision as opposed to half-orcs (given that half-orcs are more above-ground than...
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    Like you said, you could run an all-Darkvision...

    Like you said, you could run an all-Darkvision parties with dwarves (or drow, etc.). Now you can do so with a more interesting (not monolithic) party selection. It plays different than not having a...
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    Or maybe they weren't concerned that players...

    Or maybe they weren't concerned that players could create an all-Darkvision party. Because why would they be—it the players want to do so, why not let them?
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    Thunder Rift boxed set!!!!! :D

    Thunder Rift boxed set!!!!! :D
  58. Space opera sci-fi. Not psuedo-sci fi fantasy...

    Space opera sci-fi. Not psuedo-sci fi fantasy like Starfinder or what not with D&D monsters and magic (if there's going to be any powers, make it psionics and not ubiquitous), just good sci fi.
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    Well, when you compare things to Games Workshop...

    Well, when you compare things to Games Workshop you're placing the bar pretty low.
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    I would go with a choice of either—representing...

    I would go with a choice of either—representing wither the strength to force of the grapple, or the dexterity to squim or twist out of the grapple.
  61. I'm kinda expecting Dark Sun to be next. That...

    I'm kinda expecting Dark Sun to be next. That would be a great oppurtunity to reintroduce the psion, and it's one on the more popular non-FR settings (though I'm not a fan, personally).
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    This thread contains a poll. I prefer the AD&D ones, though I don't think that...

    I prefer the AD&D ones, though I don't think that picture is the best choice for the white dragon (I say even though I'm a fan of Elmore).
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    Nah, you got "pilloried" over complaining that a...

    Nah, you got "pilloried" over complaining that a map didn't have north at the top and ind implying that it was complete heresy. :erm:
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    None of that means that the game is going to be...

    None of that means that the game is going to be loaded with every single feature that you seem to think it will. Even if this were an AAA, it would still not likely have as much. That just too...
  65. There are bits of monster lore changes that irked...

    There are bits of monster lore changes that irked me when I read the 5e MM. Unicorns and krakens come to mind. I still miss drow being chaotic evil demon worshippers (with only some being aligned to...
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    I think there are more types of people: 3)...

    I think there are more types of people:

    3) Those who will look at the available evidence and precedents and then proceed to ignore them and have extreme, if no unrealistic, expectations.

    4)...
  67. Signed

    Signed
  68. Thread: Should I play 4e?

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    Same here. I'd even play Rifts with the right...

    Same here. I'd even play Rifts with the right people.... Not that I'm comparing 4e to Rifts—that'd be insulting to 4e.
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    You asked "why would you ever attack/target the...

    You asked "why would you ever attack/target the ships hull instead of the components?", and I just gave a possible answer (not a great answer, but...). Yes, it's easier to cripple the ship, but that...
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    Because you want to sink the ship?

    Because you want to sink the ship?
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    All hail Halfbiscuit!

    All hail Halfbiscuit!
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    nevermind.

    nevermind.
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    Uh oh... A hit point debate is about to happen...

    Uh oh... A hit point debate is about to happen (with the usual results).
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    Then report it to the moderators and stop...

    Then report it to the moderators and stop replying to him. It seems like an easy solution when the back and forth between the two of you isn't accomplishing anything.
  75. Why not do this with a petition site? Kynewulf...

    Why not do this with a petition site?

    Kynewulf MacGowan
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    I keep thinking the same thing.

    I keep thinking the same thing.
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    AAA games and Mac have never had a great...

    AAA games and Mac have never had a great relationship, so this shouldn't be a surprise. However, there's alway this.
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    I don't see his avatar.

    I don't see his avatar.
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    My group, pronouncing it thack-o, self-originated...

    My group, pronouncing it thack-o, self-originated our pronunciation as we didn't have any contact with those outside our group.
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    Same with my group.

    Same with my group.
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    Well, then. I don't think you'll get a better...

    Well, then. I don't think you'll get a better answer than that. Sure, there may be ways of inflinting more damage over an area, but they all pale in in comparision to turning into a T-rex and...
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    My group never used an official sheet until early...

    My group never used an official sheet until early in 2e. However, by the time I got my first computer (a Tandy 1000), we made our own sheets in a word processor.
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    Yeah, shatter looks to be likely goto spell.

    Yeah, shatter looks to be likely goto spell.
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    It is a nautaloid... A very big one.

    It is a nautaloid... A very big one.
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    I always thought it was unnecessarily backwards....

    I always thought it was unnecessarily backwards. The change in 3e was like, "about damned time".
  86. Thread: Should I play 4e?

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    Games Workshop has also been taking lessons from...

    Games Workshop has also been taking lessons from this.
  87. Yeah, no.

    Yeah, no.
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    He gets around, doesn't he? He's supposed to have...

    He gets around, doesn't he? He's supposed to have a new edition of Cyberpunk out sometime this year.
  89. Thread: [4e] OSR Clone

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    Looks good. :)

    Looks good. :)
  90. Thread: [4e] OSR Clone

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    Drag and drop the file that you want to share to...

    Drag and drop the file that you want to share to the Google Drive. After it uploads, righ-click on and select "Share"—it'll bring up a window asking how you want to share. You'll probably want either...
  91. Thread: [4e] OSR Clone

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    Google Drive would be the most obvious choice....

    Google Drive would be the most obvious choice. DropBox and OneDrive work, too. If you want more anonymity, you could try Mega or 4shared.
  92. I hope it comes eventually. I was never a fan of...

    I hope it comes eventually. I was never a fan of Spelljammer, myself (despite owning a fair bit of it), but I'd like to see all settings get support--even if it's only mechanical support.
  93. You win a internet. Hell, you win two internets....

    You win a internet. Hell, you win two internets. I applaud.
  94. Thread: Should I play 4e?

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    Yeah, a lot of that. I blame that for all of the...

    Yeah, a lot of that. I blame that for all of the "the x was like this in previous editions is now something completely different" (eladrin being the first example of the top of my head) and such. I...
  95. Thread: Should I play 4e?

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    Right. Shadowrun, Vampire, Cyberpunk, Call of...

    Right. Shadowrun, Vampire, Cyberpunk, Call of Cthulhu, Rifts, and many more were never as popular as any given edition of D&D, but they were still quite popular.
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    I don't get why you guys just don't hew as...

    I don't get why you guys just don't hew as closely as possible to 4e to begin with, just to get it all in order and in place, and then fork from there to meet personal preferences.... I mean, it...
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    Oh yeah. I had given up of AD&D in the mid 90s...

    Oh yeah. I had given up of AD&D in the mid 90s after exposure to other game systems made me realize how amazingly bad some od AD&D's mechanics were. It was 3e that brought me back D&D after several...
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    We need to compile a list of errata to send to...

    We need to compile a list of errata to send to WotC.
  99. Thread: Should I play 4e?

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    You'd hate the HERO System.

    You'd hate the HERO System.
  100. Thread: Should I play 4e?

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    Screw that, play Cyberpunk 2020 instead.

    Screw that, play Cyberpunk 2020 instead.
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