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  1. You need to know that 5E hill giants are...

    You need to know that 5E hill giants are huge-sized and that previous editions had them as large-sized creatures. That's a pretty important difference when it comes to how many giants you can fit...
  2. A wind duke would be easily heard over the din of...

    A wind duke would be easily heard over the din of combat or in the middle of a storm. I would allow the user to enhance the volume of his voice (like thaumaturgy) to be heard to all within 400' very...
  3. There is only one reason...to try to take over...

    There is only one reason...to try to take over the world!

    Well, obviously the aberrations were trying to experiment and transform the dragons into aberrations themselves. Perhaps a...
  4. Start the game in a happy place, and let them...

    Start the game in a happy place, and let them take some time to absorb the world around them. A festival with performers and songs, foods, fancy clothes. Feed their eyes, ears, and nose with the...
  5. Time check?

    Warhorn shows the morning game slot as starting at 10:30, but i think you mean 9:30am...

    I'm pretty sure all the regulars already know it, but I'd hate for somebody new to sign up and then show up...
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    Where does magic come from? Does it come from a...

    Where does magic come from? Does it come from a wizard in a lab, or things like dragon's blood?

    Magic items for me comes from time (older is stronger), and the source of magic (dragon's blood, a...
  7. Game 8, Dawn Patrol, in the morning, and game 13,...

    Game 8, Dawn Patrol, in the morning, and game 13, Steamscapes, in the afternoon please! See you all tomorrow!
  8. Slot 1, Game 4 and Slot 2, Game 7 Thanks!

    Slot 1, Game 4

    and

    Slot 2, Game 7

    Thanks!
  9. Morning slot, game 3 Afternoon slot, game 6 ...

    Morning slot, game 3

    Afternoon slot, game 6

    Thanks, Buzz
  10. You could also have someone provide a way to...

    You could also have someone provide a way to "trap" the efreet, and reward the party. Then, a few sessions later they hear about an efreet with a new master being used to do bad things (preferably...
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    Sign me up for painting in the morning please! ...

    Sign me up for painting in the morning please! (I'll bring all my own gear--I just needed this as an excuse to pick up my brush more often.)

    And Supernatural in the afternoon!

    Do I get bonus...
  12. Thanks to Games Plus, and everyone who came out...

    Thanks to Games Plus, and everyone who came out for another great gameday!

    I had a good time in both my morning 4e game, and saga Star Wars game in the afternoon! And, as always, I look forward...
  13. Buzz, Please sign me up for some Star Wars in...

    Buzz,

    Please sign me up for some Star Wars in the afternoon please.
  14. Breakfast! and Morning game 5 please! ...

    Breakfast!

    and

    Morning game 5 please!

    Thanks!
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    I'll grab that last slot in Trev's morning 4e...

    I'll grab that last slot in Trev's morning 4e game. Game 1 Slot 1.

    and

    I'll try some Hackmaster in the afternoon. Game 4 Slot 2.

    Thanks!
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    Morning game 3, Return to the Slavepits please! ...

    Morning game 3, Return to the Slavepits please!

    No afternoon game just yet. I think I still have a good 6 hours to think it over before the games fill up, right? :p
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    I'm kinda feeling a bit old-school now, but...

    I'm kinda feeling a bit old-school now, but here's my bit.

    I use a very cut-and-paste method to construct the details of my campaign. The most important item I keep is a 13-pocket file with a...
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    1. Use a social event Weddings, funerals, a...

    1. Use a social event

    Weddings, funerals, a coming of age ceremony, the crowning of a new king, the list goes on. Give each PC a tie into the event, and then bring them together with something...
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    Back before the WotC minis came out, I used a...

    Back before the WotC minis came out, I used a variety of those glass counters you see at a lot of craft stores. Need 20 kobolds? Use 20 green counters, and throw in a couple reds for spellcasters,...
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    I did the following with the 3.0 and later 3.5...

    I did the following with the 3.0 and later 3.5 PHBs:

    For small corrections, I would use white-out tape, and a very fine-point bleed-proof, waterproof pen to replace relevant text.

    For larger...
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    Be sure to look at the flip-chart tablets with 1"...

    Be sure to look at the flip-chart tablets with 1" grids at any major office supply store. It costs about $12-18 for a tablet of 50 sheets, and you'll want to be particular about whether you are...
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    Sign-ups at last! Slot 1, game 4 please!

    Sign-ups at last!

    Slot 1, game 4 please!
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    Not even 12 hours go by and you guys still manage...

    Not even 12 hours go by and you guys still manage to fill up 4 games!

    Sign me up for

    Slot 1, game 6 (shadowrun), and

    Slot 2, game 2 with Sihol of the Diamond Mind as the character choice.
    ...
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    Am I late? Sign me up for slot 1 game 4, and...

    Am I late?

    Sign me up for slot 1 game 4, and slot 2 game 5. Thanks!

    And breakfast too.
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    Slot 1 - Game 5 please, and Slot 2 - Game 6!

    Slot 1 - Game 5 please, and
    Slot 2 - Game 6!
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    I thought one was in a castle greyhawk...

    I thought one was in a castle greyhawk adventure/supplement. It had something like 10 levels of the castle mapped out complete with room descriptions and such. One of the levels had a fluffy quest...
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    Sign me up please for breakfast, and Slot 2 Game...

    Sign me up please for breakfast, and Slot 2 Game 1.
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    Familiars have an empathic link to their wizards....

    Familiars have an empathic link to their wizards. That makes them one of the best "guard dogs" around, especially if you want to keep things quiet until you get your bat guano ready. Imagine a...
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    I've used Ventrillo with great success. It does...

    I've used Ventrillo with great success. It does everything a voice chat program needs to do--and it's free!
  30. Digital M@, I did PM Nikmal on the Reaper boards....

    Digital M@, I did PM Nikmal on the Reaper boards. He is around, but busy with family concerns. I had encouraged him to post on the planning thread when EN World promptly shut down. Hopefully, he...
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    This thread contains a poll. I'm playing an old dwarven mage in a campaign of...

    I'm playing an old dwarven mage in a campaign of all dwarven characters. The idea was to take advantage of the age category stat changes, and let it emphasize my knowledge skills and magic...
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    My original PH evolved from using small post-it...

    My original PH evolved from using small post-it notes, to index tabs as I would mark all the chapter headings, and other important charts. It was the best money I ever spent on RPGs that wasn't RPG...
  33. last batch.

    last batch.
  34. and a few more pics.

    and a few more pics.
  35. more pics.

    more pics.
  36. I got like 20 pics or so. Here's a couple to...

    I got like 20 pics or so.

    Here's a couple to get started. I'll add some more tomorrow.
  37. Sign me up for breakfast and the slot 2 IK game...

    Sign me up for breakfast and the slot 2 IK game please.
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    This thread contains a poll. I haven't voted for the ENnies judges last year...

    I haven't voted for the ENnies judges last year or this year for pretty much one reason: I'm not interested in the same judges calling the shots every year. When the judges can post, "been there,...
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    is there software that lets you play the files...

    is there software that lets you play the files straight from your harddrive?

    I'm a netflix user, and I'd like to get some better turn-around time.

    I'm not interested in burning anything. I...
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    If the friendship thing is really important to...

    If the friendship thing is really important to you, consider putting your game aside for a while. Tell everyone you want to enjoy the Summer for a few weeks, take a vacation, exercise, whatever.
    ...
  41. Sign me up! Breakfast! (I'll really try to...

    Sign me up!

    Breakfast! (I'll really try to make it this time!)

    And Slot 1, Game 1 please.
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    This thread contains a poll. I tab my most used gaming books by chapter, and...

    I tab my most used gaming books by chapter, and then again across the top edge with frequently used pages. It is much more useful than a book without tabs, and helps me keep track of my books even...
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    Vis-a-Vis markers come individually, and in...

    Vis-a-Vis markers come individually, and in packs. I often see the 4-color packs in office stores, but my local Dick Blick art store carries 8-color packs, and individual markers too.

    I would...
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    I went out and bought the water clan dragon...

    I went out and bought the water clan dragon tonight. Wonderful piece of art for less than $15, and I can use it in my D&D games too. Why are you still reading this?! Go get yours now!

    I liked...
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    See. That's what I looked like after getting...

    See. That's what I looked like after getting attacked by stirges!
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    *DELETED* (moving my post makes it...

    *DELETED*

    (moving my post makes it pointless) :\
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    It's the magic number "6" inside a crystal ball. ...

    It's the magic number "6" inside a crystal ball. Okay, maybe not.

    I dunno, but if you look closely (extra super closely, especially at this pixel size) it looks like a crystal ball inside a...
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    Hey, Buzz Sign me up for breakfast, and then...

    Hey, Buzz

    Sign me up for breakfast, and then Stirges in the afternoon slot please.

    I will leave Slot 1 open for now, and will no doubt find something to do with my morning slot. Maybe I'll...
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    I would recommend the size 1, and the size 0...

    I would recommend the size 1, and the size 0 brushes. If you have room for a third brush, make it another size 1 brush so you can use one for metallic paints only, and the other for non-metallic...
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    Tamiya Fine (White or Grey): One of the best...

    Tamiya Fine (White or Grey): One of the best spray primers out there. Very fine grain. About $7 a can, so not something for any misers out there. Takes a long time to dry. Not always easy to...
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    This thread contains a poll. I'm going to wait for Complete Adventurer. ...

    I'm going to wait for Complete Adventurer. Nothing in Races of Destiny really grabbed my attention as, "cool," either from a player, or DM standpoint.

    I have Frostburn, and I like it for its...
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    Fantization (http://www.fantization.com) has what...

    Fantization has what you want, and probably a lot of other cool goodies too. :cool:
  53. Thread: glue help

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    I have to agree that pinning is a must for large...

    I have to agree that pinning is a must for large parts like those wings. It takes a bit more time, but the reward is that you won't be as afraid of things falling apart later on, like when you are...
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    I use Vallejo Game Color (GC) and Model Color...

    I use Vallejo Game Color (GC) and Model Color (MC) paints mostly. The MC paints have been around the longest as the paint of choice among high quality painters. It's all about color choice, and...
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    Assuming you are talking about acrylic paints,...

    Assuming you are talking about acrylic paints, you can use brush soap (about $4 or more depending on size). It can befound at any good art store that sells brushes.

    If you can't get to an art...
  56. And here are some mug shots of the oriental...

    And here are some mug shots of the oriental adventures players in slot 2. Note the well stocked vending machines at Games Plus, and the other pic shows the mini painting crew in the background.
    ...
  57. SIGN ME UP! Breakfast! Strawberry pancakes! ...

    SIGN ME UP!

    Breakfast! Strawberry pancakes! Mmmmm! :)

    Slot two, game two! (That should make J.D. feel better ;) and OA always has a lot of butts that need kicking with style!)

    I'm...
  58. Does anybody have suggestions as to where to buy...

    Does anybody have suggestions as to where to buy bunches of the common or uncommon figs online? I wouldn't mind a horde of kobolds or skeletal dogs myself.
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    Fantization (http://www.fantization.com) has some...

    Fantization has some of the more high end and hard to find minis and materials like Hasselfree minis, and Hudson & Allen forest litter (tiny leaves for your bases). Their customer service is...
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    Half giants are in the XPH, and the 3.5 SRD as...

    Half giants are in the XPH, and the 3.5 SRD as well now. They are medium creatures that can use large weapons without penalty.

    I'm quite enjoying my half giant barbarian ranger at the moment,...
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    Because my half-giant barbarian with his large...

    Because my half-giant barbarian with his large greatsword loves to see a guy go down in one shot. It makes a statement to all the surviving bad guys, "who's next?!"

    The other main reason is...
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    With arcane trickster, I found that I was able to...

    With arcane trickster, I found that I was able to concentrate my skill points better as a rogue. No more opening lock points; I use knock spells. Less hiding rolls (still useful sometimes if you...
  63. This thread contains a poll. A half-giant fighter from the XPH allows you to...

    A half-giant fighter from the XPH allows you to use a large greatsword (3d6 base damage). It costs a level adjustment of +1, but it's certainly worth it IMO if you want to be a pure fighter. Racial...
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    They answer your question in the editorial in...

    They answer your question in the editorial in #113. No, it won't be back on newsstands as a standalone magazine. It's not financially viable. Maybe as a web-zine, it may show up.

    The loss of...
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    I say point him to this thread, and then ask him...

    I say point him to this thread, and then ask him how he would like to handle it.

    Or, don't point him to the thread, but lay out the facts for him, and tell him to make a choice between his two...
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    I thought the top guy at Paizo was looking into...

    I thought the top guy at Paizo was looking into fixing that problem over a month ago--at least, that's what he said. Paizo lied to me once. It's going to be a while before I subscribe again, but...
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    I've got it in my hands as I post. What do you...

    I've got it in my hands as I post. What do you guys wanna know?
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    Woman gives birth to frog. It's freakin' blue!...

    Woman gives birth to frog. It's freakin' blue!
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3844441.stm
    It's crazy stuff like this that I will shoehorn into my campaign one way or another. :D
  69. right now I'm just gaining interest from my bank....

    right now I'm just gaining interest from my bank. Its not exciting, but it beats spending all my cash on healing potions, or grinding out easy battles so i can level.

    The xp award system needs to...
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    Unless you're a big eater, $8-14 should cover...

    Unless you're a big eater, $8-14 should cover breakfast and tip. Separate tabs keeps things easy for everyone. I think OJ refills might cost extra, but I'm not 100% certain.

    As for driving...
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    I see it as more of a DM responsibility to set...

    I see it as more of a DM responsibility to set the pace when it comes to metagaming. If the DM won't buy into it, that metagaming is a bad thing, then things aren't likely to improve. Changing...
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    My PH takes well over twice the abuse of any...

    My PH takes well over twice the abuse of any other RPG book I have. There's nothing quite like the comfort of knowing exactly what pages your own PH likes to open up to when you open the covers. It...
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    Dunjiini, combined with Kloogewerks, makes a...

    Dunjiini, combined with Kloogewerks, makes a great all-around package for online gaming IMO.
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    It's the bugs threads on their forum that holds...

    It's the bugs threads on their forum that holds my interest at the moment. Cannot be too careful with crappy software, or poorly edited books these days. It does look promising though.
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    It sounds like we need to start working on public...

    It sounds like we need to start working on public domain art packs to allow full, open use of the material people want to create.
  76. One has to wonder though, if Eberon was graced...

    One has to wonder though, if Eberon was graced with the same "quality" checks as Complete Divine. I'm not about to drop $40 for a book that is going to be filled with stupid mistakes. Thanks to the...
  77. I think the biggest problem is that DRM doesn't...

    I think the biggest problem is that DRM doesn't add any value to a PDF product for the consumer. Nobody likes to be told they can't cut and paste their PDF. In fact, I would say it's a, "no sale"...
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    I, and a few of the lucky folks at my FLGS, had...

    I, and a few of the lucky folks at my FLGS, had the chance to get their grubby hands on a preview copy of Eberron today (as well as ALL of the new Giants of Legend minis). No, it wasn't for...
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    Gamescience makes "truer" dice, meaning that they...

    Gamescience makes "truer" dice, meaning that they are more random than many of the other brands. That, at least, has been how they sell their dice, and I know several of my Chessex d20's have...
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    I don't have a problem staying in 3.5 mode, but...

    I don't have a problem staying in 3.5 mode, but it still seems most of the MM races will crash etools if you attempt to throw in a template.

    I know I'm not satisfied with it.
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    Sounds like all the parents want to have their...

    Sounds like all the parents want to have their cake and eat it too. It reminds me of people that go to see R-rated movies with their kids, just so THEY can see the film. Hire a babysitter!
    ...
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    The CMP boards are so full of monkey talk that I...

    The CMP boards are so full of monkey talk that I get tired of reading them. It's nice that they have a theme and all, but monkey this, and monkey that gets really old, really fast, and I prefer to...
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    Etools 1.5 patch available at CMP

    The new 1.5 patch is up at CMP. It appears it will update any older version to 1.5

    *edit*
    After playing with the templates function a bit, *MOST* of them simply crash etools right away. Very...
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    My only problem with a swarm of cicadas is that...

    My only problem with a swarm of cicadas is that they dont really harm warm-blooded animals AFAIK. Now a dire cicada, that would be a cool gnome druid animal companion and mount. :D

    Google up...
  85. This thread contains a poll. I'm a point buy guy myself. Usually, I prefer 30...

    I'm a point buy guy myself. Usually, I prefer 30 points, but will give out points or XP as added rewards depending upon how much work the players put into their characters at the start.

    a...
  86. Thread: TSR pdfs

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    The pdfs are hardly a blip on the profit radar...

    The pdfs are hardly a blip on the profit radar for WotC. I think if they offered it on CDs, it would be more profitable for them. Just like people go looking for the Dragon Archive CD-ROMs, I think...
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    These things are in the Far East all the time. ...

    These things are in the Far East all the time. It is kind of tranquil to be in the middle of a trail with trees all around, and hearing the cicadas. It's no more different to me than hearing...
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    At larger cons, one is much more likely to see...

    At larger cons, one is much more likely to see the same game running in different slots. You, yourself, said that you "recycle" 3 games. A DM who is running a familiar scenario, doesn't have to...
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    In most cases, the non-bosses just aren't worth...

    In most cases, the non-bosses just aren't worth the trouble of stabalizing IMO. Keeping them alive just that extra bit longer will not promote the "fun factor" in the session. What it will do is...
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    This thread contains a poll. The EN World Chicago Gamedays have become a...

    The EN World Chicago Gamedays have become a regular hangout for EN Worlders. Also, the ENnies at GenCon are another hot spot.

    I think it was the Gamers seeking Gamers forum that started it all...
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    My first thought was that the art was a bit...

    My first thought was that the art was a bit "scratchy" and unrefined (the image of Jozan and the lich come to mind), but I did like that they used full-page art.
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    I don't know if listing all the prizes is a great...

    I don't know if listing all the prizes is a great idea, but I would definitely post a list of contributors to the gameday. Just my thoughts.
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    Regardless of your character type, I think it is...

    Regardless of your character type, I think it is in those unexpected moments of brilliance (whether success or failure) that really make the biggest impressions. Everybody already knows that the...
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    You might look in the back pages of Heroes of...

    You might look in the back pages of Heroes of High Favor: Dwarves from Badaxe Games. I know there are some virtues listed in there. At only $10, it is a good value compared to most class/race...
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    Let us remember that they promised Dragon would...

    Let us remember that they promised Dragon would be a D&D ONLY magazine. The only drawback is that now it includes a minis game that holds almost no interest from most RP gamers because they could...
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    I do think that three quality adventures each...

    I do think that three quality adventures each month are enough to attract my subscription. But I don't go to Dungeon for the articles any more than I go to Dragon for the fiction. So, in the end it...
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    After reading the initial post, I'm excited to...

    After reading the initial post, I'm excited to hear that many of the problems I've had with Dungeon/Poly be addressed. In fact, my initial reaction was to jump with joy and yell like a foreign...
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    Even after the announcement, I dont like the idea...

    Even after the announcement, I dont like the idea of articles in Dungeon.

    Why do you think Dragon magazine staff made the original Dungeon Magazine in the first place?! It wasn't for the...
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    I cant resist this one, just because it has...

    I cant resist this one, just because it has happened every game since he volunteered for it!

    * An intiative keeper who asks, "so, who's turn is it?" :p :p
  100. It's important to look at the motivation behind...

    It's important to look at the motivation behind the stealing or killing.

    There can be good reasons to steal, and bad ones too. Stealing for the sake of greed is bad. Consider Robin Hood. If he...
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