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  1. I misread it as Pax Draconis and thought "wow,...

    I misread it as Pax Draconis and thought "wow, the peace being kept by a Dragon Empire is a pretty fresh idea!"
    I still think the actual news is cool, but man do I have a new idea to play with!
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    It warms my heart, thinking of all its new...

    It warms my heart, thinking of all its new adventures!
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    I backed the Tavern Guide. Well worth it. Very...

    I backed the Tavern Guide. Well worth it. Very well done resource. I highly recommend it.
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    Congrats to Cubicle 7! I love Adventures in...

    Congrats to Cubicle 7! I love Adventures in Middle Earth!
  5. This has really sparked some brainwaves in my...

    This has really sparked some brainwaves in my head, for some reason! Thanks!!
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    Sorry Morrus My comment was was being written as...

    Sorry Morrus
    My comment was was being written as you posted. I will remove it if requested.
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    I know this thread can be upsetting, but it's...

    I know this thread can be upsetting, but it's good we're having this conversation. Rather than ignoring issues of inequality, we need to bring these issues into the light. And sense our hobby...
  8. Good timing for this advice; my new campaign...

    Good timing for this advice; my new campaign starts in two weeks. I think I WILL crack open the DMG this afternoon. Thanks!
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    Wow! That is beautiful!

    Wow! That is beautiful!
  10. This project, and the people supporting it here...

    This project, and the people supporting it here who represent the majority of today's gamers, make me proud to be a part of this hobby! Imagine what games we'll see in 20 years. I'm super excited...
  11. Cool! Looking forward to seeing what they...

    Cool! Looking forward to seeing what they produce!
  12. That's fantastic! I've been intrigued by Nain...

    That's fantastic! I've been intrigued by Nain Rouge for years. I'm really glad to see him (it???) show up in a project like this. You couldn't do a book about Detroit and the paranormal without it!
  13. Ooh! I wonder if you get to deal with the Nain...

    Ooh! I wonder if you get to deal with the Nain Rouge in "The Thin Blue Line"!
  14. As I've said here before, the main reason I work...

    As I've said here before, the main reason I work is so that I have money to buy things from Cubicle 7.
  15. I'm all-in on Adventures in Middle Earth. It's...

    I'm all-in on Adventures in Middle Earth. It's become my new default campaign world.
  16. I'm trying decide if I should let Cubicle 7...

    I'm trying decide if I should let Cubicle 7 garnish my wages, or if I should just start signing my entire checks over to them directly.
  17. My main reason for working these days is so that...

    My main reason for working these days is so that Cubicle 7 can have my money.
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    I've wanted to run an animal based RPG for years....

    I've wanted to run an animal based RPG for years. I've seen a few out there, but I've not yet spoken with anyone who's actually played one.
    Have any of you ever played an animal RPG? How did it...
  19. I. Love. Cubicle 7. There, I said it. And I...

    I. Love. Cubicle 7.
    There, I said it. And I don't regret it.
  20. I applaud Green Ronin and all members of the RPG...

    I applaud Green Ronin and all members of the RPG community who take action like this to make the world a better place.

    I would also like to thank Morrus, Jester David , and all other forum members...
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    I LOVE using Legos for miniatures! I bought a...

    I LOVE using Legos for miniatures! I bought a large magnetic dry-erase board, cut magnet strips into 1 inch X 1 inch squares, and glued small flat two-peg Legos onto the little squares. The Lego...
  22. Magnum Fury is a perfect name for a game of that...

    Magnum Fury is a perfect name for a game of that genre! Very cool.
  23. Wow, I am SO average! One session a week, for...

    Wow, I am SO average! One session a week, for about four hours, with two hours of prep time.
    Will my players still think I'm special? Will they still want me as their DM after this, knowing that I...
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    I remember reading about this in my grandma's...

    I remember reading about this in my grandma's copy of the Reader’s Digest book, "Mysteries of the Unexplained", back in the 80s! Fun little story. Of course, as they said in "Mysteries of the...
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    It's good to see members the RPG community come...

    It's good to see members the RPG community come together like like this. It sometimes seems like basic empathy can be lacking in the world, and it's good to see people make an effort to help each...
  26. The Lone Wolf books had such a tremendous...

    The Lone Wolf books had such a tremendous influence on my childhood, and by extension the rest of my life. Like so many other people, I made my first fantasy journeys through Mr. Dever's works. I...
  27. I like the concept of a giant (or giants) plowing...

    I like the concept of a giant (or giants) plowing though groups of enemies. I can envision many glorious scenes and RPG scenarios with that! I LOVE GIANTS!!!!!

    But I agree with the criticisms of...
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    Well worth the protracted legal battle...

    Well worth the protracted legal battle...
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    I've gone whole battles without rolling...

    I've gone whole battles without rolling intitative, and had players take turn as they made narrative sense. When it becomes difficult to follow that narrative, due to the complexities of the...
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    I really like stuff by Mithgarthr Entertainment,...

    I really like stuff by Mithgarthr Entertainment, especially "The Mines of Valdhum", which is for levels 5 to 7.
  31. I just wanted to thank you for your hard work! ...

    I just wanted to thank you for your hard work! This is very helpful and appreciated.
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    All "Darkvison" in my campaign has been switched...

    All "Darkvison" in my campaign has been switched to our own version of "low light vision".
    You can see up to 60 feet in dim light as if it were normal; mechanially that means "with no...
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    Glad you like it! "BON" is the net bonus...

    Glad you like it!

    "BON" is the net bonus granted by all the stats.

    For example: 15 (+2) 15 (+2) 15 (+2) 8 (-1) 8 (-1) 8 (-1) gives a net bonus of 3
    Whereas: 14 (+2) 12 (+1) 12 (+1) 12 (+1) 12...
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    Of course! Here is my attempt to do so.... I'm...

    Of course! Here is my attempt to do so....
    I'm slow on the tech curve, so I don't know if this will work....
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    I have a chart of all 65 arrays generated from...

    I have a chart of all 65 arrays generated from the 27-point-buy system.

    Some of the the options have multiple % of being rolled, stretching 65 arrays into 100 rollable outcomes on d100.

    Players...
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    Dwarf 23 Elf 17 Half-elf 27 Half-orc 11 (-3) ...

    Dwarf 23
    Elf 17
    Half-elf 27
    Half-orc 11 (-3)
    Halfling 6 (+1) For the Shire! Because I will always see them as, and call them, Hobbits.
    Human 22
  37. De Facto, "Ranger" is a background in my...

    De Facto, "Ranger" is a background in my campaign.

    I allow the classes: Fighter, Cleric, Rogue, Wizard
    Then I use the template for backgrounds (PHB 125): 2 skills, 2 of languages/tools, and a...
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    How are the maps in Out of the Abyss?

    Hi,
    I don't run adventure paths as is, but I love mining them for resources. How are the maps in "Out of the Abyss"? Are they attractive? Creative? Rational (as in, the layout makes sense for...
  39. Carl H Thank you very, very, much!

    Carl H
    Thank you very, very, much!
  40. Nikosandros Thanks! I *feel* like I saw that...

    Nikosandros
    Thanks! I *feel* like I saw that picture in a book somewhere, but you know how memory is...
  41. If you follow OP's link, at the top of the page...

    If you follow OP's link, at the top of the page there is a color picture of a skeleton warrior smashing through a door (it's coming at you!!!).

    Can anyone please tell me which edition and book...
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    Anecdotal: 5E brought me and many of my...

    Anecdotal:
    5E brought me and many of my co-players from the 2E era back to D&D.
    I've quickly, and with little effort, found new players and campaigns to join, and they've all been awesome.
    Almost...
  43. I'm always thrilled to have more world material...

    I'm always thrilled to have more world material to snatch up, mix up, and use in my own homebrew! I've used FR extensively for that purpose. So I'm very excited for this product!

    And though I...
  44. I don't agree with the prevailing theory here...

    I don't agree with the prevailing theory here that you need to cater to this party. Ask Insufferable-Stream-Of-Consciouness-Rant-Man if he wants to DM. If not, and you're thrilled with 5E, find a...
  45. February, of course, was a slightly more...

    February, of course, was a slightly more stressful month...
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    This thread contains a poll. We only use four classes: fighter, rogue, cleric,...

    We only use four classes: fighter, rogue, cleric, and wizard. Most races in the PHB are allowed. Then, we use the template for backgrounds ("Customizing a Background": PHB pg 124) to allow the...
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    Proud of GenCon. Proud of Morrus. Proud that my...

    Proud of GenCon. Proud of Morrus. Proud that my hobby is moving out of the Dark Ages.
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    This thread contains a poll. As of 46 votes the results have a strange...

    As of 46 votes the results have a strange bell-curve. 5 and 6 have a high percent, as does 8. But 7 represents a strange lull in perceived maximum. Is the thought here "well, if I'm going above 6...
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    This thread contains a poll. As a DM, running 5E: 4 is ideal 5 is fine 6 is...

    As a DM, running 5E:
    4 is ideal
    5 is fine
    6 is managable
    7 is difficult
    8 is beyond my ability

    I don't get to be a PC much, but I'd estimate the numbers would be the same for me.
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    This thread contains a poll. 39. DMing since '89 (14). Sorry OP, I'm not...

    39. DMing since '89 (14).
    Sorry OP, I'm not trying to be argumentative (Really!) :) But I really don't agree with the "life stage" qualifiers, even when they are re-qualified with regional nuance....
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    We *average* once a week. At the end of every...

    We *average* once a week. At the end of every session (I DM a 4hour 5E session for 5 players) we decide what day, the next week, we will play. So the space in between sessions be quite chaotic. ...
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    This thread contains a poll. I'm with JeffB Well written stand alone...

    I'm with JeffB
    Well written stand alone adventures.
  53. Yep! 5E is beautiful. D&D hasn't *felt* this...

    Yep! 5E is beautiful. D&D hasn't *felt* this good to me since the mid 1990s.
    Thanks WotC!
  54. As a perpetual DM, I always give out a pdf for...

    As a perpetual DM, I always give out a pdf for what I am comfortable running:

    Totally forbidden for the characters to do: rape, torture, slavery, gruesome violence
    Promised to not be inflicted on...
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    Variant healing: A Long Rest doesn't recover all...

    Variant healing: A Long Rest doesn't recover all hit points, just half the hit dice.
    My players actually voted unanimously for this option. We love the greater feeling of danger.
    I notice others...
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    I use roll20 for my 5E campaign and it works...

    I use roll20 for my 5E campaign and it works great. I would certainly recommend trying it. Unfortunately, I have not used any other virtual tabletops and cannot give you comparisons.
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    Just remembered "The Warriors". Bop your way...

    Just remembered "The Warriors".
    Bop your way back to Coney, but in a fantasy sense.
    It has been very inspirational to my "travel" adventures.
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    Roll a fumble and you have disadvantage on your...

    Roll a fumble and you have disadvantage on your next attack... brilliant! One more idea from ENWorld added to my game! Thanks!
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    "13th Warrior" has always seemed the most like...

    "13th Warrior" has always seemed the most like D&D adventures I have played and run... or at least, how I'd hoped they'd run....
  60. Good advice. I may have been letting the tables...

    Good advice. I may have been letting the tables do all the work. Waht they make is... interesting. I'll try using them as a foundation and polish them up from there.
  61. DMG Random Tables: Any luck for game material (especially maps?)

    I LOVE random tables. And I am THRILLED by how many there are in the DMG.
    I've rolled some interesting results from the DMG tables, but not actually used them in game yet.

    I was particularly...
  62. Haven't learned how to quote properly

    Everyone rolls for initiative, and I'll say, "Ok everyone above X (x= monster's initiative) can go." Then I go, then I say, "OK, everyone else can go."

    *Yoink*!! I'm stealing this and using it...
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    So many great memories from the first (and...

    So many great memories from the first (and subsequent) times around! But now quick, someone convert them all into 5E for me!
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    This is merely anecdotal, but the BAM near me,...

    This is merely anecdotal, but the BAM near me, right before Christmas, had several 5E DMGs displayed on a table right inside the front door. I don't know what that means in relation to the other...
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    This thread contains a poll. My experience has been a little different in...

    My experience has been a little different in terms of players' attitdes. The group I run the most tells me they prefer to not be tempted to look at maps, charts, and such, so they prefer a short...
  66. Hey Zaruthustran! I lived in Grayling until more...

    Hey Zaruthustran!
    I lived in Grayling until more recently, so we may have missed each other. That being said, my newer gamer friends in TC are from around here, so perhaps we are only one gamer...
  67. Hey Everyone, Thanks for the warm welcome to...

    Hey Everyone,
    Thanks for the warm welcome to ENWorld!
    It's great to hear so many people love the old school feel of 5E and are back into D&D, too.
    See you all around here!
  68. 5E has brought this old gmaer back to D&D after 8 years!

    Hello ENWorld!
    I'm an older gamer brought back to the D&D family by the awesomeness that is 5E!
    I started RPGing back with 1E and Lone Wolf books (yes, they count!) I then played the heck out of...
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