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    Dice Action Camera players in sex scandal!

    Sounds like a tabloid headline, but isn't...

    Two of the players in Chris Perkins' Dice Camera Action show had an affair; the male (married) one, ProJared, sends unsolicited dick pics to female...
  2. That "frenzied mob of cyberbullies" (a) is his...

    That "frenzied mob of cyberbullies" (a) is his customers and (b) included victims of a known harasser who he covered for.
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    Me too! Just ordered one.

    Me too! Just ordered one.
  4. "Foreword".

    "Foreword".
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    I know, right?? I came here to read an insightful...

    I know, right?? I came here to read an insightful comment about the article, instead I'm reading this.
  6. It's not a question of us old timers gatekeeping....

    It's not a question of us old timers gatekeeping. We're not doing that. He is. It's the opposite. It's when people like Colville are telling us that we're no longer part of the community. That's...
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    Mearls on AD&D 1E

    Mearls was talking on Twitter about 1E.

    https://twitter.com/mikemearls/status/974552386109763584
  8. That's not what he's saying. He's throwing around...

    That's not what he's saying. He's throwing around insults like "grognard", "wrong side of history", we don't know the difference between YouTube and Twitch or how to use Twitter, and we can't "fathom...
  9. I for one know who streams what and I have a...

    I for one know who streams what and I have a Twitter account. I'm not an old man screaming at the clouds like he's trying to portray us to be, nor am I an idiot unable to understand that his...
  10. I don't think Matt Colville likes us very much. ...

    I don't think Matt Colville likes us very much.

    https://www.mcdmproductions.com/news/2018/3/12/the-end-of-the-beginning
  11. It worries me when I see companies without a...

    It worries me when I see companies without a clear idea of what they want to publish.
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    How many C&Ds has WotC issued for 5E?

    Curious really. I suspet they're all for character creator and other automated software or apps. At least the ones I can recall are. Is that the case?

    Some of them came back with SRD material....
  13. I think you mean GM's Guild.

    I think you mean GM's Guild.
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    No you don't. As it takes two seconds to figure...

    No you don't. As it takes two seconds to figure out. Thank the known harrasser for his deep-felt concern though.
  15. The internet is generally a good thing. But, man,...

    The internet is generally a good thing. But, man, don't read the comments. They make you cringe in embarrassment.
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    2 out of 5 rating for Xanathar's Guide to Everything

    25 subclasses previously published on WotC's site? There's a reason sublasses are the province of fan and blog creations - they're not really all that interesting, or hard to make. It literally takes...
  17. Over half of players? The article makes it sound...

    Over half of players? The article makes it sound almost like D&D is pretty much dependent on Geek & Sundry for its life blood. What happens if Geek & Sundry moves on? It would be interesting to see...
  18. Some people see that somebody did something, and...

    Some people see that somebody did something, and their instinctive reaction is to tear it down with snotty comments. It says more about them than it does about the article.

    I really appreciate the...
  19. Wait, what? You think we’re poor? Compared to...

    Wait, what? You think we’re poor? Compared to Mexico?

    We earn more than anybody else in the Western world, *and* our goods cost less than anywhere else in the Western world. If you don’t feel...
  20. Yeah, the United States is well know for not...

    Yeah, the United States is well know for not being the richest, most affluent country on the planet. I mean, we only have90% of the world’s wealth! Its tough going.
  21. Evidence of what, though? Evidence that the...

    Evidence of what, though? Evidence that the player base is growing? Sure, we can stipulate to that for the sake of argument. Evidence that a particular policy caused that growth? That isn't logically...
  22. It's perfectly rational. If you're measuring...

    It's perfectly rational. If you're measuring whether specific elements are growing the overall population, you can't test the alternatives secretly, by definition. And if you're not controlling for...
  23. WotC wants me to pay for 11 pages of names from...

    WotC wants me to pay for 11 pages of names from the real world? Did they just copy and paste Wikipedia or something?

    http://www.studentsoftheworld.info/penpals/stats.php3?Pays=JAP
    ...
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    Is there beef between Mearls and Cook?

    Timeline, IIRC. Correct me if I'm wrong.

    - Monte Cook joins TSR in 1994
    - Monte Cook works for WotC as one of the lead designers on D&D 3E
    - Mearls does third party work for Fiery Dragon...
  25. Classy.

    Classy.
  26. I think HobbitFan has a point. Initiative and...

    I think HobbitFan has a point.

    Initiative and the core levelling system are not trivial parts of the game. If WotC’s designers aren’t using either in their own games as presented in the rulebooks,...
  27. Correct. Have a cookie. Also, no mention of the...

    Correct. Have a cookie. Also, no mention of the Starship Enterpise or Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Or dinosaurs.
  28. If you head on over here, you might like what you...

    If you head on over here, you might like what you see!

    http://www.rpgnow.com/product/209297/OLD-The-Heroic-Fantasy-Roleplaying-Game
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    This thread contains a poll. His response struck me as quite hostile. And some...

    His response struck me as quite hostile. And some of his followers' responses were very hostile - "omg. Egg demolished." and "If you dont like it, then why are you playing it ? make your own instead...
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    There's an EONS article which covers that. 1...

    There's an EONS article which covers that. 1 language per die in your LOG dice pool plus your linguistics dice pool. Plus some other nuances I don't recall right now.
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    You're stretching now. Man, when you're...

    You're stretching now. Man, when you're criticising the imaginary physics of fictional technology you may be in danger of entering the Corpsetaker zone.
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    I left my reply in a envelope under my bed. Go...

    I left my reply in a envelope under my bed. Go find it and tell me what you think!
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    Threadcrapping. Such a charismatic and likeable...

    Threadcrapping. Such a charismatic and likeable trait.
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    That's Venger's marketing stratdgy. Spam sites...

    That's Venger's marketing stratdgy. Spam sites with incoherent sentences in random font colors and then wonder why nobody cares.
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    I left my reply in an envelope under my pillow....

    I left my reply in an envelope under my pillow. What do you think?
  36. Welcome to EN World! Really enjoyed that and I'm...

    Welcome to EN World! Really enjoyed that and I'm looking forward to what you bring to this site! I know Morrus wants more coverage of a broader game range, so hopefully you'll help with that!
  37. Didn't read the article, huh? I get it. Reading...

    Didn't read the article, huh? I get it. Reading is hard stuff.
  38. Sure it is. While they email Morrus with the...

    Sure it is. While they email Morrus with the details for publication, it's totally our business.
  39. Ouch. Unlike others I am surprised. I wasn't...

    Ouch. Unlike others I am surprised. I wasn't following it closely. But I never expected Paizo of all people to be involved with an undelivered Kickstarter. I hope they manage to get the funding...
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    This from Lamentations of the Flame Princess.

    This from Lamentations of the Flame Princess.
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    I wonder what would have happened if the...

    I wonder what would have happened if the publisher hadn't voluntarily removed the product? Would DTRPG have removed it? It seems they (fortunately for them, I guess) ended up not having to make any...
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    DTRPG's latest controversy

    DTRPG has stumbled into a controversy again over a product that was sold on their store. Its since been voluntarily removed by the publisher.
    ...
  43. Thread: Syrinscape

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    3 out of 5 rating for Syrinscape

    This is good, but it's a little pricey for what you get. The monthly price is analogous to, say, Netflix. And the sounds for a Pathfinder adventure are more expensive than the adventure itself, at...
  44. Yeah. $7.50 for one article? You can get 35 of...

    Yeah. $7.50 for one article? You can get 35 of those from EN5ider for a dollar.
  45. It's a new 5E adventure. Jeez, dude!

    It's a new 5E adventure. Jeez, dude!
  46. 'Imma let you finish' was a classy move! - said...

    'Imma let you finish' was a classy move! - said by nobody, ever. Give 'em a day or two to enjoy it before bagging on it, eh? Jeez!
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    Same person who did it this time: ...

    Same person who did it this time:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggdLhIbDCAA
  48. A sense that the designers have some idea of what...

    A sense that the designers have some idea of what type of game they want to make?
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    2 out of 5 rating for Fantasy AGE Core Rulebook

    Holy moly. It's not a bad system, but this book is littered with typos and typesetting issues. Whoever did the editing and whoever did the layout really rushed the job. Even the character sheet...
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    Ouch. At least the PDF can be easily corrected....

    Ouch. At least the PDF can be easily corrected. The hardcovers are already printing from what I hear.

    69310
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    I'm with you. Dripping sarcasm is a far...

    <sarcasm>I'm with you. Dripping sarcasm is a far more likeable character trait than kindness or helpfulness. I guess it makes you feel better, or something?</sarcasm>
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    1 out of 5 rating for Traveller5 RPG Core Rules

    My god, this thing is awful. An enormous mess of bad art, hundreds of tables, and bad math. It's like a stream of consciousness ... for 700 pages!
  53. Black text on a black background. The calling...

    Black text on a black background. The calling card of the drive-by copy/paster!
  54. Thank you for taking the time to answer our...

    Thank you for taking the time to answer our questions Shanna.

    Do you guys see the Cypher system as a universal system (a la GURPS, Fate, Savage Worlds)? If so was that the initial idea, or is it...
  55. I love that he's slipping a bit of Star Trek in...

    I love that he's slipping a bit of Star Trek in there! A little Easter Egg nod to his earlier work?

    Saurians: http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Saurian_%28species%29
  56. Where can I get hold of the critically acclaimed...

    Where can I get hold of the critically acclaimed version of Tyranny of Dragons?
  57. Yeah, the optics are a bit weird. Fans donating...

    Yeah, the optics are a bit weird. Fans donating is great. Many of the people paying him are publishers. He says he'll put a clear disclaimer if a publisher is paying him for the review or if he...
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    I like Monte Cook's stuff, but this phrase is a...

    I like Monte Cook's stuff, but this phrase is a bit over the top!
  59. Ah, but was it "announced"? If not, it doesn't...

    Ah, but was it "announced"? If not, it doesn't exist. Has WotC ever actually announced the existence of Mike Mearls?
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    I'm curious about their claim of nearly a million...

    I'm curious about their claim of nearly a million users. I've heard them claim that a few times. Looking at this list, adding up the number of players doesn't come to close to a fraction of that....
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    5 out of 5 rating for Iron Gods Adventure Path

    This is my favorite of Paizo's APs so far. When Paizo dares go off the beaten path and do stuff a little different, it can be great fun. More non-traditional APs like this please!
  62. Does he not like talking about politics? And does...

    Does he not like talking about politics? And does he keep doing it? He only posts one picks of the week post each week, and I haven't noticed either of these things. Generally he just pists five...
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    Yes, it is a restriction of your freedom to...

    Yes, it is a restriction of your freedom to choose who you do business with.

    Yes, it is also a stand for inclusiveness.

    It can be both of those things.

    Welcome to a thing we call "laws". The...
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    No, not villain. Person opining about rights for...

    No, not villain. Person opining about rights for a group of people of which he is not one. There's a big difference.
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    Your social hypothesis is incorrect. That's not...

    Your social hypothesis is incorrect. That's not what happens, as history keeps proving over and over.

    What happens when social and legal movements such as those engaged in by MLK or by the...
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    But they don't have that freedom. U.S. law and...

    But they don't have that freedom. U.S. law and laws around the globe all acknowledge a concept known as a protected class. If you refuse service to someone because they are a member of a protected...
  67. It's been deleted but its on Facebook and other...

    It's been deleted but its on Facebook and other places.
    -----

    Let's get this part out of the way right up front: This is not THE Temple of Elemental Evil. It was clearly *inspired* by ToEE.

    It...
  68. I see Paizo celebrates GM's Day. ...

    I see Paizo celebrates GM's Day.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152933669652530

    What's WotC doing, other than trying to subvert its own fan community's established days of...
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    3 out of 5 rating for Jade Regent Adventure Path

    It's not a bad adventure path; solid, and it does the job. I expect those fans of Eastern settings will get more from it. You'll probably enjoy it, but likely won't remember much of it.
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    2 out of 5 rating for Secrets of Sokol Keep

    This adventure is generally just confusing. Our group didn't enjoy it much.
  71. Thread: Rivendell

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    4 out of 5 rating for Rivendell

    This is a very well produced and detailed supplement. I agree that the Mirkwood book is better, but Rivendell is nevertheless a great piece of work. It does have some duplicated artwork which could...
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    4 out of 5 rating for Savage Tide Adventure Path

    This isn't Paizo's best adventure path, but it's up there. Also one of their earliest, and they learned a few things since. Age of Worms edges it out, but this is darned good fun and a strong...
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    2 out of 5 rating for Mummy's Mask Adventure Path

    Ouch. This one's pretty weak. Probably my least favorite of all Paizo's APs.
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    2 out of 5 rating for Carrion Crown Adventure Path

    I can't really recommend this AP. It feels disjointed. I enjoy the idea of a horror-themed path, but sadly TSR captured horror in Ravenloft far better than this years earlier.
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    3 out of 5 rating for Calidar, In Stranger Skies

    The setting/storyline material is really good, but as a game product a bit more actual rules content is needed. If the fiction is your thing, then this is competing with a world of novels. As a game...
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    3 out of 5 rating for Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook

    This book is a pleasure to read or flip through; the art is excellent, and the setting is (of course) resonant and evocative, being Star Wars. The game itself, though, is average at best - it has...
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    2 out of 5 rating for Kingmaker Adventure Path

    Really did not enjoy this AP. It's sandboxy, but so much so that for the first couple of adventures it feels like a MMORPG as you just wander round endlessly getting quests from NPCs to clear out a...
  78. 2 out of 5 rating for Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Advanced Class Guide

    It's hard to justify ACG. A bunch of multiclass concepts joined together. Pathfinder was already becoming bloated with classes that nobody really knew what they were without explanation, and these...
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    3 out of 5 rating for Fate Core System

    It's fun for a one-shot, but I struggled to make a campaign out if it. Players don't have enough to sink their teeth into. It's just too light. That said, the flexibility makes it the perfect...
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    2 out of 5 rating for Hoard of the Dragon Queen

    I didn't think much of this adventure. It's very railroady, and some things just don't make sense, and the adventure drags in places. On a more positive note, it is very pretty.
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    5 out of 5 rating for D&D 5th Edition Basic Rules

    All the basic rules, including four classes and races up to 20th level, for free. And continually updated with more content. What's not to like?
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    5 out of 5 rating for D&D 5th Edition Monster Manual

    A truly gorgeous Monster Manual which you can enjoy reading or referencing. Plenty of ecology and wonderful art. Best looking MM ever, and almost as useful as the 2E Monstrous Compendiums.
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    4 out of 5 rating for D&D 5th Edition Player's Handbook

    Best PHB ever? No, that goes to the 1E PHB. But it's the best PHB in decades. D&D is back on the map in a serious way!
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    3 out of 5 rating for Tyranny of Dragons DM Screen

    The screen is attractive, with great art. However, it doesn't help the DM run his game any, and lacks important tables and information.
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    Is it me, or is EnWorld pretty much now the only...

    Is it me, or is EnWorld pretty much now the only site on the entire internet not to get exclusive 5e previews or interviews? Anything you got coming Morrus?
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    5E Character Sheet Collection

    I have just uploaded 5E Character Sheet Collection to the downloads area.

    A bunch of different sheets, alternative versions, form fillable, print versions etc. for D&D 5E.

    You can find the file...
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    It has SOAK 4 (on page 160 of N.E.W.) It protects...

    It has SOAK 4 (on page 160 of N.E.W.) It protects indefinitely from environmental temperatures; and against attacks (including cold or heat) it has SOAK 4.

    So you can wander round an arctic planet...
  88. I hate to dissent, but this is awful. It looks...

    I hate to dissent, but this is awful. It looks like it was illustrated and designed by a child, and it reads as somebody's teenaged house rules. I know that's what a lot of RPG products are, but at...
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    Better pics from PAX East

    Wizards has been posting these on the tweets.

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    Well, only if you view "amount of roleplaying...

    Well, only if you view "amount of roleplaying experience" as a value judgement or character evaluation.
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    Motor sports. The people watching the mostor...

    Motor sports. The people watching the mostor sports are watching the motor sports. The people doing the motor sport are doing the motor sport. Watching. Doing. They're different people.
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    The spectators aren't doing the sport. The...

    The spectators aren't doing the sport. The people doing the sport are doing the sport.
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    5E character sheets?

    Has anybody made any? There's three in the downloads section here, and there's the official one. Anyone else made any they can post here?
  94. Dude, we're right here! (I posted my reply to...

    Dude, we're right here!

    (I posted my reply to you on my blog)
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    More importantly - what does it say about those...

    More importantly - what does it say about those with subscriptions? Are they going on hold, too?
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    13th Age PDF is up!

    On their store. And RPGNow. $24.95.

    http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/product/118994/13th-Age-Core-Book

    http://www.pelgranepress.com/shop/
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    That's creepy.

    That's creepy.
  98. Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Escalation dice

    Does the escalation dice apply to monsters, or just PCs?

    What's the general effect of it in your experience? Does it work as intended?

    How do I get one of those special dice from the cool...
  100. 13th Age - Keith Baker a few years ago? (+ Eberron)

    Keith Baker is talking about it on his blog:

    http://keith-baker.com/eberron-and-13th-age/



    Interesting if it's been in development that long.

    Plus a bunch of stuff about 13th Age in...
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