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    I was part of the original T5 Kickstarter and...

    I was part of the original T5 Kickstarter and felt really burned by the final product. It was an overly complex, nearly unplayable mess. Not going to waste another $100 on a revision, that's for sure.
  2. More Dynamic and Engaging Combat for D&D 5E

    Available on DM's Guild: More Dynamic and Engaging Combat for D&D 5E

    DON'T LET YOUR PLAYERS SIT AROUND BORED WAITING FOR THEIR NEXT TURN! Great DMs are always looking for ways to keep each one of...
  3. Not sure I want to track damage to shields...

    Not sure I want to track damage to shields (dents) in detail. That seems *more* fiddly than even Pathfinder 1. Isn't this supposed to be an easier, faster, and streamlined version of the game? If so,...
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    This is the first blog post that made me feel...

    This is the first blog post that made me feel like PF2 is not for me. I'm happy for those who seem to be getting what they wanted (high-level martials just as ridiculous as high-level spellcasters)...
  5. PF2 Not a fan of keeping the huge modifiers.

    Not a fan of keeping the huge modifiers.
  6. Disappointed by all the filler. Wish they...

    Disappointed by all the filler. Wish they included weapon feats instead. Those were cool. A bunch of names I can Google is not.
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    I love D&D 5e because it is an absolute dream for...

    I love D&D 5e because it is an absolute dream for a DM to run with little prep. However, after our 5e session tonight (Storm King's Thunder), my wife requested we go back to Pathfinder. I asked her...
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    I like using miniatures and having more tactical...

    I like using miniatures and having more tactical options in combat. However, I don't like the optional DMG flanking rules because flanking (with advantage) is too easy to get. My flanking house rule...
  9. Mearls just responded to this guy saying: Alas,...

    Mearls just responded to this guy saying: Alas, you have quite a long while to wait. Not on the horizon. #wotcstaff
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    Is D&D becoming TOO popular (More DMs Needed)?

    I recently had several couples in our neighborhood ask me to DM a game for them. I am running 2 separate groups to try and accommodate everyone. Few have ever played before. Yesterday, several more...
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    Gamma World

    Gamma World
  12. Good analysis and suggested solutions. Thanks.

    Good analysis and suggested solutions. Thanks.
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    Rob (a Lone Wolf staff member) posted (on the...

    Rob (a Lone Wolf staff member) posted (on the Lone Wolf forum) the following information in response to questions about the viability of creating community files to fill in the missing non-SRD...
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    Hero Lab Launches D&D 5th Edition SRD

    http://www.wolflair.com/hero-lab-dd-5th-edition-srd/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=D%26D%205th%20Edition%20SRD%20webpage&utm_campaign=hl-dd5ed

    I hope Lone Wolf is eventually...
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    This thread contains a poll. Fans frequently post conversion notes (monster...

    Fans frequently post conversion notes (monster stat blocks, trap conversions, alternative treasure, etc.) without mentioning Golarion. Seems like it would be possible if you knew what you were doing.
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    This thread contains a poll. I have wondered if enterprising individuals will...

    I have wondered if enterprising individuals will sell conversion notes on old Pathfinder APs on DMs Guild. It seems like it would be possible.
  17. Even better idea.

    Even better idea.
  18. The Frogs recommended that those who were only...

    The Frogs recommended that those who were only interested in a 5e hardback could pledge for the $50 5e PDF to show their support and then, if the $100K goal needed for a 5e print version clearly...
  19. Yes. You can cancel your Kickstarter pledge at...

    Yes. You can cancel your Kickstarter pledge at any time without penalty before the campaign ends.
  20. The Frogs have different preferred games (I...

    The Frogs have different preferred games (I remember at least one staff member saying that 5e was his preferred edition) and expertise with different systems. Richard Pett wrote this adventure for...
  21. Someone (I can't remember who) from FGG already...

    Someone (I can't remember who) from FGG already said this was possible. Also, last night, I got my PDF rewards from their previous Kickstarter: Borderland Providences and I was able to select a PF...
  22. If a 5e hardback is the only option you will...

    If a 5e hardback is the only option you will accept, then it makes sense to wait...unless you want to be part of making the $100K goal.
  23. The physical version of the 5e book becomes...

    The physical version of the 5e book becomes available at $100K.
  24. This book is expensive but, based on my...

    This book is expensive but, based on my experiences with other Frog God Games adventures, *well* worth the cost. 900 pages of PF, SW, or 5e adventuring in an awesome, evocative urban horror setting?...
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    MM and DMG Errata are Posted

    http://media.wizards.com/2015/downloads/dnd/MM_Errata.pdf

    http://media.wizards.com/2015/downloads/dnd/DMG_Errata.pdf
  26. This man is a criminal. I reported his profile on...

    This man is a criminal. I reported his profile on Facebook as not using a real name and got an email saying they are looking into this. Sounds like others have complained as well.
  27. Fantastic!

    Fantastic!
  28. Will definitely pledge.

    Will definitely pledge.
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    5 out of 5 rating for The Guide to Glorantha

    I was stunned by the amazing production quality and level of detail in these 2 books. This has to be the most detailed treatment any setting has ever received. The books make it feel like a real...
  30. My understanding is that Center Stage paid FGG a...

    My understanding is that Center Stage paid FGG a licensing fee to use their IP to make miniatures and then Center Stage failed to deliver. How is this FGG's fault?
  31. I preordered this and Frog God immediately sent...

    I preordered this and Frog God immediately sent me the PDF (which comes free with the $25 hardcover purchase). It looks good with 123 pages of lower-level 5e adventures.
  32. I found them here:...

    I found them here: https://web.archive.org/web/*/necromancergames.com. That was awhile back and I haven't verified that they are still available.
  33. Thread: The Clean Sheet

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    This sheet is pure awesome. Thank you for making...

    This sheet is pure awesome. Thank you for making it. The only problem I am having with it is that the "Levels" tag under "Classes &" gets all scrunched together when I print out the sheet from...
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    1 out of 5 rating for Traveller5 RPG Core Rules

    I played Traveller as a teenager and loved it as a sci-fi alternative to D&D. When I saw that MM was making the definitive version of Traveller, I immediately jumped onboard the Kickstarter and...
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    This sheet is fantastic. Thanks.

    This sheet is fantastic. Thanks.
  36. T5 is a complete and utter unplayable mess. I...

    T5 is a complete and utter unplayable mess. I deeply regret being one of the Kickstarter backers.
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    This will probably be the last rules-based...

    This will probably be the last rules-based hardback I will buy for Pathfinder. I just have more rules and options than I could ever possibly use at this point. The content of this book will also...
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    I personally like both 4E and 5E. My group...

    I personally like both 4E and 5E. My group eventually grew tired of long, grindy combats taking up most of our limited gaming time and decided to switch to 5E. We basically exchanged tactical...
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    Even though some gamers like (and have time) to...

    Even though some gamers like (and have time) to create everything for themselves, Pathfinder has shown the importance of regularly releasing great adventures for busy GMs. Most of their (very...
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    Even though I believe D&D 5e is the better...

    Even though I believe D&D 5e is the better system, Pathfinder is still cranking out the best adventures and this is where D&D ultimately needs to be able to compete.
  41. I can see the problem with publishing conversions...

    I can see the problem with publishing conversions for specific APs. I suppose Paizo could always do this themselves if they wanted to sell more APs, or fans may do this on their own and post the...
  42. Emerikol, I like your way of thinking about this:...

    Emerikol, I like your way of thinking about this: "Don't sweat the small stuff."
  43. I was not intentionally suggesting they do...

    I was not intentionally suggesting they do anything illegal. I am not a lawyer, but it seems like they could use the OGL and generic phrases (like "the Egyptian adventure series") the same way other...
  44. It would seem that making it easy for those...

    It would seem that making it easy for those playing your #1 competitor's (and market leader's) game to convert their adventure path content to D&D 5e would be a shrewd move on WotC's part.
  45. DMG help with converting Pathfinder adventures to 5e?

    Still waiting, like many others, for my DMG. Now that it is out, is there anything in the DMG that will help make converting Pathfinder adventures to D&D 5e easier--particularly monsters, NPCs, and...
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    I am using Combat Manager for iPad. It is...

    I am using Combat Manager for iPad. It is designed specifically for Pathfinder but the combat tracking also works great for 5e.
  47. Setting/adventures by Paizo, rules/mechanics by Wizards

    As a long time Pathfinder GM, I am impressed by what I am seeing from D&D 5e. Overall, it seems like a much more elegant and simplified system to run. However, I truly enjoy Pathfinder's setting...
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    When asked: Is this the Unearthed Arcana of...

    When asked: Is this the Unearthed Arcana of Pathfinder?

    Jason Bulmahn responded: You could say that.
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    Pathfinder Unchained in 2015

    Paizo just announced that they will release Pathfinder Unchained in the spring of 2015. Apparently, "unchained" refers to being unchained from backwards compatibility with 3.5. The monk, rogue,...
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    This thread contains a poll. I believe you are thinking about the Dungeon...

    I believe you are thinking about the Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG.
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    I regularly use both Dwarven Forge and...

    I regularly use both Dwarven Forge and Dungeonstone. I have found that, because setting up rooms can take time and disrupt immersion, it is best to set up significant locations where combat is likely...
  52. Legendary Games AP Plug-ins Kickstarter Just Got Awesomer!

    Legendary Games AP Plug-In Kickstarter Changes

    Kudos to Legendary Games for sweetening the deal and making all their AP plug-in products available as part of the Kickstarter at a great price. Hope...
  53. I play Pathfinder for only one reason: adventure...

    I play Pathfinder for only one reason: adventure support.
  54. Thread: SORD PDF update

    by techno
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    SORD PDF update

    Are there any plans to update the SORD PDF to include the latest Pathfinder errata? I find this to be an incredibly useful document and hope that it will continue to be updated. Thanks.
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    Also having problems getting the download link....

    Also having problems getting the download link. Darn.
  56. So it sounds like, based on this discussion,...

    So it sounds like, based on this discussion, great people + great story + a system that doesn't "get in the way" = great and memorable gaming.
  57. This makes perfect sense for someone who has the...

    This makes perfect sense for someone who has the will and the time to perform the necessary conversions. GURPS is probably my favorite rules system, but I don't play it because very few published...
  58. I believe the quality of the adventure and...

    I believe the quality of the adventure and associated storytelling is more important than the system used. However, I do agree that some systems make telling certain types of stories difficult or...
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    Me too. I am currently GMing two Pathfinder...

    Me too. I am currently GMing two Pathfinder campaigns and very much enjoying it.
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    I'm afraid your assessment is completely...

    I'm afraid your assessment is completely accurate. T5 was a huge letdown.
  61. I also finally gave in and pledged when I saw all...

    I also finally gave in and pledged when I saw all the awesome traps that can be ordered to fit the Dwarven Forge scale. My players will be entering Rappan Athuk soon and I figure I will need lots of...
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    This page is the main place I go to everyday for...

    This page is the main place I go to everyday for RPG-related news. Aggregating this information in one place is one of the biggest value-adds of this site IMHO.
  63. I think this KS has a fundamental problem. The...

    I think this KS has a fundamental problem. The Works is $200 but, unless a significant number of stretch goals are achieved, this is a lot of $ for only 17 miniatures. I believe people, such as...
  64. I am very dependent on Combat Manager...

    I am very dependent on Combat Manager for iPad to run my Pathfinder game. I have tried many combat management and rules reference apps but this is, by far, my favorite. It is easy to use and greatly...
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    Did you receive a shipping notice via email or...

    Did you receive a shipping notice via email or did they just show up?
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    Dungeonstone is awesome and holds up quite...

    Dungeonstone is awesome and holds up quite nicely. I use it with Pathfinder and D&D and highly recommend it.
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    Played a huge amount of T&T back in the days when...

    Played a huge amount of T&T back in the days when my parents took my D&D books away because they might be Satanic. I assured them that T&T was a TOTALLY different game. T&T really is a simple, great,...
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    Fantastic little program. Thanks for the link.

    Fantastic little program. Thanks for the link.
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    Extended Rest House Rule

    Because I am not a big fan of the "6 hours of rest restores all HPs," I am considering the following house rule for extended resting:

    Extended rest restores a number of healing surges equal to...
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    Update: Just received the Gift Set from buy.com....

    Update: Just received the Gift Set from buy.com. Very nice.
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    4E Gift Set pre-order received from buy.com

    I just received notification that my pre-ordered 4E Core Rulebook Gift Set shipped on 5/23 from buy.com, complete with tracking number. Anyone else get similar notification?

    The other cool thing...
  72. Thread: My take.

    by techno
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    I agree with Celebrim's comments. The "resting...

    I agree with Celebrim's comments. The "resting six hours cures all injuries" thing really bothers me. It reminds me of hitting the Rest button in Neverwinter Nights.
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    I have the same concern. Let's hope they offer a...

    I have the same concern. Let's hope they offer a stand-alone option.
  74. Got mine on Friday. Very nice. It was a great...

    Got mine on Friday. Very nice. It was a great deal for $13.95. I think someone at Amazon messed up on the price.
  75. Looking for D&D 3.5 Age of Worms players in Utah County

    36-year-old DM looking to start a D&D 3.5 Age of Worms campaign in Eagle Mountain, UT (in the Ranches area).
  76. Thread: RPGA Opinions

    by techno
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    I have been playing RPGA Living Force home games...

    I have been playing RPGA Living Force home games for several months now. My personal feeling is that most of the adventures have been excellent (focusing more on roleplaying than roll playing). My...
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    I have the gift set. I was pleasantly surprised...

    I have the gift set. I was pleasantly surprised at the sturdiness and quality of the slipcase. If you don't already have the 3.5 core books, I think it is the best way to go.
  78. Don't listen to the naysayers. Salt Lake City is...

    Don't listen to the naysayers. Salt Lake City is a great place to live. Welcome to Utah!
  79. Your argument made sense and the price was...

    Your argument made sense and the price was right...so I subscribed to Dungeon this evening. How long does it usually take to receive the first magazine in a new subscription?
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    WHFRP 2 will not be using the d20 engine.

    WHFRP 2 will not be using the d20 engine.
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    This thread contains a poll. I agree. The poll is biased and does not present...

    I agree. The poll is biased and does not present a complete range of responses. I prefer to keep nudity completely out of my RPGs, but I do not think that, in and of itself, it is evil (as option 1...
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    Looking for Living Force players in Utah

    Looking for players who would like to play in an ongoing Living Force campaign in Lehi, Utah. Please contact dsnielson@msn.com.
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    I know this is getting a bit OT, but I hate to...

    I know this is getting a bit OT, but I hate to see inaccurate information about the Mormon Church being spread in this discussion. Only a small percentage of the membership of Church ever actually...
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    I support WotC's decision. I believe it is their...

    I support WotC's decision. I believe it is their right to not have pornography (such as the BoEF) associated with their trademark. Do you really think that WotC will be able to say that BoEF isn't...
  85. If this is true, it is very disappointing. Torn...

    If this is true, it is very disappointing. Torn Asunder is the first d20 book I have purchased and to conclude that the authors don't even understand the basic core rules that they are modifying...
  86. Confused about first aid after reading Torn Asunder

    After reading Torn Asunder: Critical Hits, I am wondering if I have been interpreting the first aid rules correctly. Referring to the core rules, the book (on page 31) states, "Under the standard...
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    I think it's a change for the worse.

    I think it's a change for the worse.
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    I know that some people are saying that their...

    I know that some people are saying that their walmart.com order has shipped, but mine certainly has not. I ordered on 3/28 and my status is still "processing." Makes me wonder how many orders really...
  89. Thread: Amazon Orders

    by techno
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    I know that some people are saying that their...

    I know that some people are saying that their walmart.com order has shipped, but mine certainly has not. I ordered on 3/28 and my status is still "processing." Makes me wonder how many orders really...
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    Yes, I recently sold the PHB, DMG, and MM for $15...

    Yes, I recently sold the PHB, DMG, and MM for $15 each on half.com. Because I only paid around $13.00 for them when I originally pre-ordered them from amazon.com, I feel that I did pretty well on the...
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    That's odd. I have ordered at least ten books...

    That's odd. I have ordered at least ten books from buy.com over the last two years and have never had a problem. I recommend them highly. I am sorry that you had a bad experience though.
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    Yes. With the coupon listed above (and no tax),...

    Yes. With the coupon listed above (and no tax), Amazon is a bit cheaper. But, I believe the shipping time on Amazon is several days longer than Walmart.
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    Wow. I am sorry that you had a difficult time...

    Wow. I am sorry that you had a difficult time with your business, but taking your frustrations out on people who are just trying to find a good deal seems a bit extreme...especially in this economy.
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    Many people are saying that they can't afford $90...

    Many people are saying that they can't afford $90 to upgrade to D&D 3.5. This simply gives them an option to do so for much less. I really don't see anything wrong with this.
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    Pre-order D&D 3.5 books for $17.61

    Nice deal from walmart.com:

    D&D 3.5 books at walmart.com
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    Exactly. Many people who claim to be a "moral...

    Exactly. Many people who claim to be a "moral relativist" really aren't. They do, in fact, have an inherent sense of universal right and wrong, good and evil. Examples, such as the ones you provide,...
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    Perhaps, on the surface, this would appear to be...

    Perhaps, on the surface, this would appear to be the case. However, if you take moral relativism to its logical philosophical conclusion, the very root of the argument is: "no action is wrong as long...
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    I find the increasing frequency of the argument...

    I find the increasing frequency of the argument "all morality is relative to the individual" disturbing. Have you ever considered where that kind of philosophical argument ultimately leads?
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    It is unfortunate that some D&D products seem to...

    It is unfortunate that some D&D products seem to be pushing the boundaries of decency lately. This is just one more sad example...
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    I played the Cleric in this game and all I have...

    I played the Cleric in this game and all I have to say is: Monte Cook sure knows how to write a meatgrinder of an adventure. And, yes, all the players enjoyed the adventure even though it was a TPK....
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