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    Something I would like to ask to creators is a...

    Something I would like to ask to creators is a dangerous cliché in the modern speculative fiction, and it the religious institutions like the adeptus ministorum or the ecclesiarchy from Warhammer...
  2. Gurus or GURPS? My idea is a module for a...

    Gurus or GURPS?

    My idea is a module for a easier adaptation of other systems or allowing little changes for players who don't want to learn too many new rules. Some DMs want to create setting what...
  3. Optional module: new abilities scores for an universal d20 system.

    Sometimes I guess WotC wants to create a d20 Modern 2.0. but with the goal to be a universal multi-genre system, to adapt different Hasbro's franchises and by other companies, and not only sci-fi but...
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    In my setting deities are real, but not necessary...

    In my setting deities are real, but not necessary to get divine magic. Some shamans and warlocks worship ancestors, totems, vestiges or kami (feys). Almost nobody is really atheist, and everybody...
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    My suggestion for mass battle is to use a new...

    My suggestion for mass battle is to use a new monster subtype: squad or troop. It would work like swarm monsters, but a group of creatures fighting like only one. It could be humanoid soldiers, or a...
  6. Is "Tale of the Loop" a right RPG to play with...

    Is "Tale of the Loop" a right RPG to play with children players ( I don't mean children PCs), to give as gift to a children?
  7. WotC should talk with 3rd party publishers for...

    WotC should talk with 3rd party publishers for the feedback to create a d20 Modern 2.0. what could become the universal d20 for all the genres. Some publishers would like use other abilities scores,...
  8. Somebody is killed and everybody discover he was...

    Somebody is killed and everybody discover he was a skrull, or a doppelgänger, or a changeling, or an android...

    The members of the brotherhood are killed by a "Predator", an alien hunter from...
  9. I love SW but it is a setting where jedis are the...

    I love SW but it is a setting where jedis are the stars of the show and no-force adepts become "boring" without those superpowers. I miss some things from the SW legends, the expanded universe, but...
  10. This thread contains a poll. I said it and I will say it again, the keys of a...

    I said it and I will say it again, the keys of a class are:

    - Right balance of power, of course.

    - Fun gameplay. Class features not too complex and useful for players.

    - Interesting...
  11. It sounds interesting for me but it should be a...

    It sounds interesting for me but it should be a really good story, and this is a true challenge. We could use the chronomancers and the time dragons, the antagonists of the module "Where the chaos...
  12. What do you think about videogames set in other...

    What do you think about videogames set in other worlds: Greyhawk, Mystara, Birthright, Dark Sun...

    My opinion is the RPG videogames will need its own story creator.
  13. Apu is a very loved character from the Simpsons...

    Apu is a very loved character from the Simpsons cartoon for decades and now he is not politically correct.

    When you try to use speculative fiction like a propaganda weapon, a RPG or a Hollywood...
  14. Don't forget 80's cartoon was popular in its...

    Don't forget 80's cartoon was popular in its time, but the remake had got only a season. Now they are more like comedy, for example Teen Titans Go!
  15. I can bet Paizo would love a cartoon of...

    I can bet Paizo would love a cartoon of Starfinder, but this is not so easy. A franchise isn't enough to sell a blockbuster. Marvel had got a lot of failures until Blade the vampire-hunter was the...
  16. How to explain with the right words? (English...

    How to explain with the right words? (English isn't my native language).

    In the first years of the comic strip "Buck Rogers" the antagonists were the han, the red mongol invaders. That was right...
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    Let's imagine a world where there was a...

    Let's imagine a world where there was a titanomachy, a war of titans vs gods, and the titans lost. Then the titans are cursed to be reincarnated as ordinary mortals, forgetting their past lives.
    ...
  18. D&D and the RPGs are entertainment industry and...

    D&D and the RPGs are entertainment industry and they can't work like tech and hardware companies. Like the rest of blockbuster franchises of speculative fiction it has to sell something new but not...
  19. Third parties could publish their own oriental...

    Third parties could publish their own oriental setting, and someone has done it. An Chinese-style D&D could be sold in Taiwan, but in the continental China the censura may be too hard, nothing of...
  20. Real History can be a great source of...

    Real History can be a great source of inspiration, but I don't advice RPGs set in the real past because History may be too controversial sometimes.

    Do you know the fantasy young novel saga...
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    I only bought the book "Chulthupunk" when it was...

    I only bought the book "Chulthupunk" when it was published in my language. I only wanted the background, not the rules.
  22. Savages Species. I love the monster classes (and...

    Savages Species. I love the monster classes (and racial/template classes). And racial paragon classes.

    Tome of Magic. The pacts with the vestiges is a new classic.

    Tome of Battle: Book of Nine...
  23. My suggestion is a module to add more abilities...

    My suggestion is a module to add more abilities scores, but with some rule to avoid abuse by munchkins. Some third party could use to adapt other system.

    A house rule by me is adding allegiance...
  24. I see some 3rd party companies create settings in...

    I see some 3rd party companies create settings in modern tech age, but I wonder about we need a new d20 Modern or maybe this should be changed to be really multigenre. How to explain better? The...
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    I liked the concept of psionic wilder, but I...

    I liked the concept of psionic wilder, but I didn't the "punishment" of the psychic enervation. In the pathfinder version this was fixed with other options of "punishment".

    I miss the magic of...
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    I said it and I say it again: The keys to...

    I said it and I say it again:

    The keys to design a new class are:

    - Right balance of power, of course.

    - Fun gameplay. Class features have to be interesting, useful and not too complicate. A...
  27. The closest one to GoT by D&D is "Birthright" and...

    The closest one to GoT by D&D is "Birthright" and this only will come back like a real-time-strategy videogame (of the type "Total War"). Lot of writers can try to create their own GoT but the key is...
  28. D&D was my favorite 80's cartoon. When I could I...

    D&D was my favorite 80's cartoon. When I could I will show it to my nieces.

    But I miss the theme song, the Spanish version.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQviv9yW82Y

    Lyrics translations...
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    Soon we will see more news about China, for...

    Soon we will see more news about China, for example complains and a boycott against Chinese industry for the pollution they cause (do you remember the ozone hole? now it is their fault), and about...
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    In an official D&D comic the famous wizard...

    In an official D&D comic the famous wizard Elminster had to burn a spellbook because it was a lich's phylactery.
  31. I have got a idea for a sequel. A new game of...

    I have got a idea for a sequel. A new game of augmented reality is the hook for a traps, and the victims are boys abducted toward the other world. A little group of heroes come back to home, but they...
  32. Sometimes I have tried to imagine an official...

    Sometimes I have tried to imagine an official sequel, set in the next generation, but now the older one would be Bobby's child.

    An action movie? Yes, but it would be like a clone of Jumanji....
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    Have they said anything about the (alien or...

    Have they said anything about the (alien or transgenic) PC races? Do you think the new sci-fi (or fantasy space) RPGs need rules for mind-transfer and digital immortality?
  34. I don't mind an agreement between WotC and...

    I don't mind an agreement between WotC and Dreamscarred Press for a 5th Ed of psionic powers, incarnum/akasha magic and martial adepts (Tome of Battle: Book of Nine Swords).
  35. Thread: Firearms

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    You have to imagine sometimes the PCs aren't who...

    You have to imagine sometimes the PCs aren't who are using firearms. Let's imagine a campaign where PCs are from a primitive culture like na'vis or ewoks, and they are invaded by goblins using...
  36. I would buy it, when it to be translated to my...

    I would buy it, when it to be translated to my language.

    I miss Greyhawk. My last AD&D 2nd Ed book I bought was "the Scarlet Brotherhood", but I notice now it is a too small world for all the new...
  37. The term is, or it should be, "Grimdark". ...

    The term is, or it should be, "Grimdark".

    Would you travel by a ship whose galley slaves are ghosts? I don't mean a ship whose crew are ghosts from a Monster High cartoon. Would you ride a Harley...
  38. I guess Hasbro's hand is behind this, and I don't...

    I guess Hasbro's hand is behind this, and I don't blame it.

    Arcanopunk or magic technology is possible in D&D but they are too expensive to be used usually in the battlefield.

    Sometimes I...
  39. Monster/racial classes. Racial paragon classes. ...

    Monster/racial classes. Racial paragon classes.

    Vestige pact magic and martial adepts (Tome Battle: Book of Nine Swords).

    All "true" dragons (dragons with age categories). Age categories for...
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    Any time have you imagined how would a canon...

    Any time have you imagined how would a canon sequel, "the new shadow"?
  41. This commercial is just a total success because...

    This commercial is just a total success because the rest of the world is talking about it.
  42. Congratulations for Cubible 7, but W40K is a good...

    Congratulations for Cubible 7, but W40K is a good example about how the sci-fi gets old very bad. I wonder about maybe this IP would need a reboot.
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    Since the beginning D&D always has had got...

    Since the beginning D&D always has had got elements of arcano-tech or magic technology, but now the influence is stronger because we are use to the steampunk genre.

    A lot of players love monster...
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    Sometimes I read news about China by "The Epoch...

    Sometimes I read news about China by "The Epoch Times" and my opinion is the businessmen should run away from China if they don't want to be like Richard Gere's character in the movie "Red Corner"....
  45. Thread: Firearms

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    Don't forget firearms can be used by enemies, and...

    Don't forget firearms can be used by enemies, and a goblin with a rifle from the top of a tree is a higher challenge and it XPs reward should be different.

    When we talk about firearms and d20 I...
  46. Don't forget the non-English-speaker market of...

    Don't forget the non-English-speaker market of the RPGs. Lot of players are too young and they would rather to buy books in their own language.

    The end of Paizo is still far. It can sell things...
  47. What is the different between the monster tamer...

    What is the different between the monster tamer and the mahout ("elephant rider", the class to ride beasts and monsters).
  48. The RPGs have got two parts: crunch and fluff. ...

    The RPGs have got two parts: crunch and fluff.

    Fluff has got a constante value because the lore and background can be later, for example in a adaptation for comic, novel or videogame. But many...
  49. I imagine a 5e Golarion, but it wouldn't be...

    I imagine a 5e Golarion, but it wouldn't be background or lore, but monsters, races and classes.

    Why not a Pathfinder version of warlock and dragonborn?
  50. Now I wonder about this book could be linked with...

    Now I wonder about this book could be linked with the videogame.

    Other matter is about if we really need nPCs when if we know the plot and we only need to add a "race+class" to create or update...
  51. The bestiaries are a good way to update the...

    The bestiaries are a good way to update the modules. I mean the modules are mainly the stories and plot, and you can use a module for a previous edition if you have got the updated stats of monsters....
  52. The d20 in the modern age needs to fix or improve...

    The d20 in the modern age needs to fix or improve the value of CR or XPs to avoid the "Cobretti effect". In the movie "Cobra" Brigitte Nielsen couldn't face the night slasher only run away like in a...
  53. I would love a Pathfinder bestiary with all true...

    I would love a Pathfinder bestiary with all true dragons (I means all dragons with category ages: imperial, outer, planar, primal..), to be translated to Spanish language like a selection. Devir...
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    This thread contains a poll. I have got the OA 3rd Ed (Spanish translation). ...

    I have got the OA 3rd Ed (Spanish translation).

    I like the background of the shen or spirit-folk but their racial traits aren't very useful for me.

    OA is perfect for wuxia heroes, like in the...
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    This thread contains a poll. I am more a book collector than a player, and I...

    I am more a book collector than a player, and I would rather to create my own mash-up worlds. I like some ideas from L5R like samurai clans and humanoid races, but I would rather Oriental Adventures...
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    You must remember the custom of the firstborn as...

    You must remember the custom of the firstborn as heir is in the Christian kingdoms. In the Roman empire hadn't to be always. In the last pages of "the Crusades through Arab Eyes" by Amin Alouf told...
  57. Almost off topic. Sometimes I think about...

    Almost off topic.

    Sometimes I think about campaigns with conflicts and hate-love relations between different classes os divine spellcasters, recycling someones from 3.5.

    Archivists would be...
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    Any sourcebook about Aliens vs Predators? Will we...

    Any sourcebook about Aliens vs Predators? Will we see all the cannon "races", or any character from Dark Horse comics?
  59. I wonder about a reboot of the franchise. I...

    I wonder about a reboot of the franchise. I wouldn't be surprised if we find a retcon because "Kronika did it". The change of the background it wouldn't be so radical. Some squats would survive...
  60. I imagine maybe they want to create the ultimate...

    I imagine maybe they want to create the ultimate RPG where players not only can create and customize their characters, but also new quests/missions/adventures, with a player as Dungeon Master as a...
  61. Monster PCs are fun like wearing a Halloween...

    Monster PCs are fun like wearing a Halloween costume. Tielfings are perfect to be the "little ugly duckling", and smarter than half-orcs.

    I would rather aasimars/deva because they are outcasts in...
  62. What is the difference between an enchantress and...

    What is the difference between an enchantress and a witch?

    Five years of marriage.
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    And we shouldn't forget the business of the...

    And we shouldn't forget the business of the videogame and RPG liveplay streaming. I would dare to bet WotC wants the ultimate videogame RPG where a player would be the DM controlling the monsters and...
  64. My house rule is influenced by White Wolf's...

    My house rule is influenced by White Wolf's storytelling system and I use hit points and levels of health, like a subzero pool of hitpoints. Usually you never lose health levels but PC has zero hit...
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    Mobiles and MP3 changed music industry, and...

    Mobiles and MP3 changed music industry, and internet and tablets will change RPG industry. Paper will be like collector edition videogames, and most of sold titles will be downloaded PDFs. I guess...
  66. Gunfighter, manhout and tinkerer. The manhout is...

    Gunfighter, manhout and tinkerer. The manhout is an interesting idea because some players like the idea of a monster pet like a old cartoon from childhood.

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    The keys to create and design a...
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    RPGs will be more popular because we are enough...

    RPGs will be more popular because we are enough used to videogames, and lots of geeks love to create their own "fanart", and this is the key of the RPGs, about creating your own world, characters and...
  68. I have seen lore from some manganime and mmo and...

    I have seen lore from some manganime and mmo and I dare to say fantasy no-core races for Asian players would be some furry or anthropomorphic animal, monster girls with some animal traits, for...
  69. An advice for players who want to be a villain in...

    An advice for players who want to be a villain in the game:

    In the game of thrones not always is about power or astuteness but the right help by allies. If your behavior is like a mafia capo,...
  70. My opinion is Genghis Khan is one of the best...

    My opinion is Genghis Khan is one of the best examples of the warlord, class designed for 5th Ed by Robert Schwalb.
  71. The perfect world of a "Game of Thrones" story...

    The perfect world of a "Game of Thrones" story may be Aebrynis(Birthright).
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    The 80's cartoon, nerds now are parents playing...

    The 80's cartoon, nerds now are parents playing with their children, the movies of the Lord of the Rings and series as Games of Thrones, videogames like Final Fantasy or Warcraft, the liveplay...
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    PF2 Half-brood races showed like the rest, and racial...

    Half-brood races showed like the rest, and racial traits for gnomes allowing different types of character, not only stealth or illusionism.
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    If a class is published in Pathfinder or by a...

    If a class is published in Pathfinder or by a third party then it isn't so obsolete. Really obsolete would be when the mark of identity isn't enough popular. For example the warlord is a 5th Ed. by...
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    This thread contains a poll. If a dragon with age categories is canon in D&D...

    If a dragon with age categories is canon in D&D or Pathfinder then it has to be in my "multiverse". The trick is almost all are in a demiplane between elemental limbo and feywild, the islands of Io's...
  76. I am Spanish, I don't see TV at all and I...

    I am Spanish, I don't see TV at all and I couldn't watch that Saturday Night Live but I can tell you. Don't trust toxic propaganda showed as acid humor, don't trust toxic people who try to be fun but...
  77. This is fantasy swashbuckling, a subgenre now...

    This is fantasy swashbuckling, a subgenre now popular thanks "Pirates of the Caribbean Sea", but also this is a transition between Arthurian Fantasy and Gothic Fantasy, I mean, between middle age and...
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    No class is obsolete when it can rebooted with a...

    No class is obsolete when it can rebooted with a remake.

    The keys of a character class:

    - Right balance of power, of course.

    - Interesting background. Each class is like wearing a halloween...
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    Are they cannon in D&D? Will we see a cartoon...

    Are they cannon in D&D? Will we see a cartoon serie in Netflix?
  80. If you get a idea. Wasn't it used by any more in...

    If you get a idea. Wasn't it used by any more in the past? Are inevitable ready for that trick if it happens again?

    Inevitable are lawful creatures. I guess they could try to a zone with attuned...
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    Do remember the last years of TSR was in the...

    Do remember the last years of TSR was in the great kaboom of the videogame industry. Final Fantasy, Stacraft and Diablo II killed AD&D and (almost) Warhammer.

    Fortnite will survive when the...
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    Miniatures, action figures, board game or mobile...

    Miniatures, action figures, board game or mobile videogame, comics, "choose your own adventure" game books?


    The cartoon was made by Marvel Studios. Who owns copyright about the characters?...
  83. If now the second edition uses a pool of power...

    If now the second edition uses a pool of power points, does this mean occult powers also, like the psionic powers?
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    Don't forget the last years of TSR was for the...

    Don't forget the last years of TSR was for the boom of internet and the videoconsoles.

    I haven't played Fortnite: Battle Royal, but the cooperative mode "Save the world". It is a totally...
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    "7th Sea", a world where if an expedition from...

    "7th Sea", a world where if an expedition from Avalon finds a Stargate and destroy an alien ship, they become heroes, but the same action done by a Castillan explorer squad to save the world, then...
  86. The Chinese censure is being harder, and that is...

    The Chinese censure is being harder, and that is a mistake what will harm themself, because they are going to lose the cultural war. Remember lots of otakus (fanboys who loves manganime, in original...
  87. Darkfinder, the new Pathfinder spin-off.

    Mixture of action pulp and gothic horror, technology from atom age vs dark fey lords, Flash Gordon vs Hammer films monsters, Mandrake the Magician vs Terminator, Buck Rogers vs Doom Eternal, the...
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    I am thinking about...a day your PV awakes up and...

    I am thinking about...a day your PV awakes up and discover has been resleeved in a new body, by the government agents who want a deal with you. They know you have done some horrible things, but they...
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    The Werelagomorph or were-hare were canon D&D...

    The Werelagomorph or were-hare were canon D&D monsters and published in Dragon magazine #156.
  90. Vecna is a god, he escaped from the demiplane of...

    Vecna is a god, he escaped from the demiplane of dread, Acerack is now a vestige for binders who practice pact magic.

    Vecna could have got a secret lodge of followers in Faerun and in another...
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    I would rather "Eclipse Phase", and I dare to say...

    I would rather "Eclipse Phase", and I dare to say we will see a d20 version of mind-transfer+digital immortality.
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    Other idea is a crossover, about an alien ship of...

    Other idea is a crossover, about an alien ship of the Galactic Federation who is exploring a primitive planet, and they crashed by "unknown" causes. It would like like d20 Future meets D&D.
  93. Has anyone listened about the verdan race? I find...

    Has anyone listened about the verdan race? I find nothing in google.
  94. We aren't talk to talk about serious matters,...

    We aren't talk to talk about serious matters, this isn't the right place. But we can talk about the link between speculative fiction and real world, or with the History.

    If we talk about a...
  95. I am not surprised at all. Worse for them,...

    I am not surprised at all. Worse for them, because when they want to control all, then they put to flight the businessmen. Do you know videogames in China can't show dead corpses? There is a special...
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    * Chaotic alignment doesn't mean pro-anarchy but...

    * Chaotic alignment doesn't mean pro-anarchy but to be attuned to Nature or Primal forces. Added allegiance (tribe, religion, country, race, brotherhood, family..) and powers with alignment key can...
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    Maybe they are in a akasha demiplane, like a copy...

    Maybe they are in a akasha demiplane, like a copy or parallel earth created by the collective subconscious (the past as it is remembered, not how really happened). And there are "intrusions" from...
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    Gastronomy is also an art. And magic is more...

    Gastronomy is also an art. And magic is more powerful with the power of art by the glamour. A magic weapon or armor is more powerful when they are created as a piece of art, because they are attuned...
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    Sometimes I have thought about an alternative,...

    Sometimes I have thought about an alternative, not too complex, for XPs reward and challenge rating for encounters where a faction has a special advantage, for example Mulan causing a snow avalanche...
  100. Valkyries were canon in D&D 3.5 as monster in...

    Valkyries were canon in D&D 3.5 as monster in "Tome of Battle: Book of Nine Swords". This means they could use certain martial maneuvers.
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