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    For some reason I cannot reply to previous...

    For some reason I cannot reply to previous comments... the site hangs.

    I am not familiar with the AL content for season 5 (or any season really)... but can those tier 1 adventures be run...
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    The only version of D&D that I didn't care for...

    The only version of D&D that I didn't care for was 4e. I remember liking 4e quite a bit while reading about it... thinking "this is cool." But, when it came to running it, there was just too much...
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    Surprised you missed hearing about this. There...

    Surprised you missed hearing about this. There were multiple articles about it on enworld and it managed to garner over 8200 backers.

    You might want to take a look at it:
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    I'll likely pick up this starter set primarily...

    I'll likely pick up this starter set primarily for the adventure. I love low level adventures. I have been playing D&D since the early 80s and don't think I have ever played a character beyond 7th...
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    They should make it available as a PoD on DM's...

    They should make it available as a PoD on DM's Guild.
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    If you backed Odyssey of the Dragonlords, or...

    If you backed Odyssey of the Dragonlords, or followed the comments, you would have noticed that that kickstarter is getting people to play D&D who have never played before. I recommended LMoP to...
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    That sounds promising.. thanks. I am still...

    That sounds promising.. thanks. I am still pretty excited about this book. Looking forward to next week. It'll be character creation time!
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    I haven't read the actual module yet. But, was...

    I haven't read the actual module yet. But, was hoping it could turn into a mission of assisting/rescuing the lizardfolk. Maybe they are under siege from actual bad guys when the characters arrive...
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    I had been looking forward to running this for my...

    I had been looking forward to running this for my kids... until I read about Dunwater. Two of my kids get bored pretty quickly with diplomacy type scenarios. If I run this, I'll have to figure out...
  10. Another stretch goal unlocked... three to go.

    Another stretch goal unlocked... three to go.
  11. [Kickstarter] Odyssey of the DragonLords less than 48 hours remain

    The 5e kickstarter by James Ohlen, Jesse Sky, Drew Karpyshyn and others is in the home stretch. Less than 48 hours remaining and some great stretch goals within reach.
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  12. I backed this as well. I have watched it in its...

    I backed this as well. I have watched it in its entirety 3 times and have watched bits and pieces in addition to that. They did a great job with this. Glad I backed it.
  13. I have played quite a few CRPGs over the years......

    I have played quite a few CRPGs over the years... Wizardry was the first computer game I ever owned. Then probably Ultima... much later it was Eye of the Beholder, Icewin Dale and Neverwinter...
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    Thanks for the summary. I pre-ordered this as...

    Thanks for the summary. I pre-ordered this as soon as it was available. Looking forward to it.

    But, the big question... do the maps have north at the top of the page? Kidding! I don't care.
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    I miss THAC0 and the descending AC. I also miss...

    I miss THAC0 and the descending AC. I also miss unbalanced classes. I miss how fighters and clerics started out strong. Magic Users struggled at low levels, but eventually became the most powerful...
  16. Well, all 3 of those (FRE1-FRE3) are available on...

    Well, all 3 of those (FRE1-FRE3) are available on dmsguild... but only as PDF.
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    If you find any good adventures for this, post...

    If you find any good adventures for this, post about them. I didn't care enough for the Paizo adventures to run them. If I find a good adventure, then I will get my group to try Star Finder.
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    This thread descended into the absurd long ago......

    This thread descended into the absurd long ago... and has nothing to do with the original purpose of the thread.
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    Sweet. I am intrigued! I foresee a Kickstarter...

    Sweet. I am intrigued! I foresee a Kickstarter in the future!
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    Any plans to put all of these into a PDF on...

    Any plans to put all of these into a PDF on drivethru?
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    I have similar concerns. I only saw Alien and...

    I have similar concerns. I only saw Alien and Prometheus, and liked both, but worry that this game won't have enough diversity in terms of enemies and scenarios.
  22. According to PC Gamer... "Dungeons & Dragons...

    According to PC Gamer... "Dungeons & Dragons company Wizards of the Coast announced today that it is opening a new studio in Austin, Texas, that will be headed up by former BioWare stalwart James...
  23. It'll probably make a future list... there are...

    It'll probably make a future list... there are still 24 days to go
  24. There are so many great kickstarters at the...

    There are so many great kickstarters at the moment. I backed Odyssey of the Dragonlords... a Greek mythology based 5e adventure from the lead designer of Baldur's Gates I & II and KOTOR.
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    Hummm... is this a verifiable fact?

    Hummm... is this a verifiable fact?
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    Thankfully, there is a way to unsubscribe from a...

    Thankfully, there is a way to unsubscribe from a thread!
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    I love maps of any orientation... especially Mike...

    I love maps of any orientation... especially Mike Schley maps!
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    Normally I would agree with this... I (and my...

    Normally I would agree with this... I (and my group) have never cared for pre-gens. However, WotC went above and beyond on the adventure. The adventure alone provided enough value to make the 5e BB...
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    I keep hoping that WotC will publish more...

    I keep hoping that WotC will publish more adventures along the lines of Lost Mines. Great little adventure. Though, I am pretty excited about Saltmarsh.
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    But, how does the adventure compare to Lost Mine...

    But, how does the adventure compare to Lost Mine for 5e? WotC kinda set the standard there. I already have the core rulebook, pact worlds, armory, etc... but would primarily be interested in the...
  31. Lost Mine is a great little adventure. My group...

    Lost Mine is a great little adventure. My group did that using some different characters and really enjoyed it. My group doesn't like overly sandboxy adventures. Lost Mine was just the right...
  32. Ok... now I can't wait for the updated Secret of...

    Ok... now I can't wait for the updated Secret of Saltmarsh campaign (Ghosts of Saltmarsh) to come out!
  33. I have now tried it... and that is a great...

    I have now tried it... and that is a great resource! Thanks.
  34. Interesting. I'll take a look at Treasure Hunt. ...

    Interesting. I'll take a look at Treasure Hunt. Apparently, I had already purchased it from drivethrurpg... And, I found an old copy of the play test version of Isle of Dread. It has some...
  35. It's not urgent. I only received the Isle of...

    It's not urgent. I only received the Isle of Dread today... so have some reading to do. I haven't read through this adventure in years and haven't run the original since the 80s!
  36. That sounds interesting. I would love to see it....

    That sounds interesting. I would love to see it. A shipwreck adventure would be great!
  37. Island/Sea based adventure to take characters from lvl 1 to 3 (or so)

    Ok, so I finally picked up Isle of Dread Reincarnated (just arrived today!), and would like to run it for my group. For some reason, I have been wanting to run this for a while. However, Isle of...
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    I failed my will power save and pre-ordered this...

    I failed my will power save and pre-ordered this just now.
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    I want this today!

    I want this today!
  40. I will most likely pick this up. I ran at least...

    I will most likely pick this up. I ran at least part of this... possibly all of this back in the 80s (don't remember if we finished). I have always like this module, for some reason.
  41. I have backed Svilland already. I really like...

    I have backed Svilland already. I really like Norse mythology, though am relatively new to it. Am in the middle of (probably closer to the end actually) God of War... great game.
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    Yeah, if I try to go to the rumor link, I get: ...

    Yeah, if I try to go to the rumor link, I get:

    "You do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons..."

    Makes me sad :(
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    Will this be for 5e? If so, I'll probably pick...

    Will this be for 5e? If so, I'll probably pick it up. I still have the original. Not sure we ever actually played it though.
  44. My group likes action and some interaction, but...

    My group likes action and some interaction, but they aren't going to go commando on people who don't pose a threat. They play good characters for the most part and don't randomly attack people...
  45. How much action is in this adventure? My group...

    How much action is in this adventure? My group gets bored pretty quickly when there isn't enough action.
  46. Oh yeah... that must be Drizzt's panther under...

    Oh yeah... that must be Drizzt's panther under the table (43).
  47. I really don't recognize anyone other than...

    I really don't recognize anyone other than Mercer... unless 41 is Wulfgar
  48. I would love to back Arkadia... and I might...

    I would love to back Arkadia... and I might still. But, with one our kids going off to college, we lost one of our players and are now learning to limit our budget :(
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    Having to learn the rules for AL and then having...

    Having to learn the rules for AL and then having to buy "points" on top of that doesn't sound very encouraging to me.
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    If WotC wanted to make things easier for the...

    If WotC wanted to make things easier for the casual DM, they would release shorter campaigns... like Lost Mine of Phandelver. I try to DM for my family, but reading these long campaign books is a...
  51. Great... now I want to get Forbidden Lands......

    Great... now I want to get Forbidden Lands... like I don't have a big enough back log of things to read already!
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    This makes me very happy. I wonder how it'll...

    This makes me very happy. I wonder how it'll differ from the 5E play test version of Isle of Dread...
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    If the various Gygax's could have figured out how...

    If the various Gygax's could have figured out how to work together, I am sure they could have released some great material to honor Gary's legacy. Too bad this is such a mess.
  54. I was pretty tempted by the Animal Adventures...

    I was pretty tempted by the Animal Adventures kickstarter... but May 2019?
  55. I am an "old school" dad who misses a lot about...

    I am an "old school" dad who misses a lot about old school D&D... but this book does not appeal to me.

    Things I miss... I actually liked when classes were not balanced. I liked how magic users...
  56. Because I love kickstarters... and, this would...

    Because I love kickstarters... and, this would probably generate a lot of interest. I am sure they would raise a lot of money, which would help support the production of it.

    UPDATE: also, because...
  57. This should be a kickstarter...

    This should be a kickstarter...
  58. Admittedly, I am not a big fan of LoTR. But, the...

    Admittedly, I am not a big fan of LoTR. But, the title of that article should have been "Gandolf was at least a 5th level magic user." You can't say that he was 5th level because he never cast a...
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    This... our groups back in the day had what I...

    This... our groups back in the day had what I would consider to be followers... somewhere between hirelings and henchmen.
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    I just looking through my lengthy list of Amazon...

    I just looking through my lengthy list of Amazon orders... apparently , I pre-ordered through Amazon. So, I'll get it when I get it :)
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    I can't even remember if I pre-ordered this or...

    I can't even remember if I pre-ordered this or not...
  62. I think the "20" side should have used both...

    I think the "20" side should have used both words... "____ Yeah"... space permitting.
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    Kickstarter: Harvestors

    Not sure if this has been posted on enworld... as I haven't been able to check in as much as I would like lately. But, Troll Lord Games has a new kickstarter for Harvesters. It looks great and I am...
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    I don't care for level being a factor in skill...

    I don't care for level being a factor in skill calculations. I would prefer skill level having a larger impact on the skill use. Seems a bit odd that a level 4 character who is untrained in a skill...
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    All I can say is this thread makes me glad that I...

    All I can say is this thread makes me glad that I don't play with people who agonize over things like this and cannot spend 5 minutes making the game their own.

    I still base my games on the ideals...
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    Paladins have never been for everyone. You have...

    Paladins have never been for everyone. You have to want to play a paladin. I personally have never played one. I have been in a party where someone did a great job at playing a paladin. If you...
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    I guess I am just old school at heart... I like...

    I guess I am just old school at heart... I like that Paladins are tied to being LG. That seems to mesh well with the intent of the class.

    As for the complexity, I think there is still a place for...
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    I wonder if they are accounting for the fact that...

    I wonder if they are accounting for the fact that producing a video game these days requires a much larger investment. So, even though video games may bring in more $ on kickstarter, they are going...
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    I don't think Steam has the capability of...

    I don't think Steam has the capability of fundraising for development of a game. Or, if it does, it isn't well advertised. Developers do sell access to games that are in alpha or beta. But, that...
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    Very exciting... though, I think they are missing...

    Very exciting... though, I think they are missing out on a huge opportunity by not publishing this work for "pen and paper" too. Have they not seen how successful some of these kickstarters have...
  71. 7 hours remaining... 460 backers so far.

    7 hours remaining... 460 backers so far.
  72. The Shadow over Dunsmore Point includes John's...

    The Shadow over Dunsmore Point includes John's previous titles as well. Check out the stretch goals.
  73. For those who have not checked out this...

    For those who have not checked out this kickstarter, John is not, quite generously, including PDFs of his previous kickstarters! This is a great deal for some great adventures.

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  74. [Kickstarter] The Shadow Over Dunsmore Point Adventure

    This is the 4th kickstarter project by John R Davis. His previous 3 were successful and this on is already funded... with 20 days to go.

    An adventure for 1st level PCs.

    It pays homage to early...
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    PF2 I don't have an issue with fighters getting...

    I don't have an issue with fighters getting attacks of opportunity at 1st level or with negative numbers... but, I do like the dice chain concept from Dungeon Crawl Classics... that is a fun...
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    PF2 Is there something listed for the fighter that...

    Is there something listed for the fighter that would prevent you from role playing?
  77. How do you think my checking account feels!

    How do you think my checking account feels!
  78. Thanks... somehow I missed (or forgot) about...

    Thanks... somehow I missed (or forgot) about that. I backed the original Trudvang kickstarter. We haven't had a chance to play it, but the quality is quite good and I really like what I have read...
  79. PF2 I have seen references to CLW or HLW Wand...

    I have seen references to CLW or HLW Wand Spamming. I am guessing they are talking about players abusing Wands of Cure Light Wounds and healing potions...
  80. PF2 I found resonance being baked into the core rules...

    I found resonance being baked into the core rules to be odd. This has never been an issue with our groups... but then our DMs never showered players in magic items. So, it would be pushing a fix...
  81. PF2 How many fragile bottles full of liquid could you...

    How many fragile bottles full of liquid could you reasonably stuff in your backpack while trudging through a jungle or delving into a dungeon without having them break. How much gear can your...
  82. PF2 This is still bizarre... so, if you wear 1 ring...

    This is still bizarre... so, if you wear 1 ring for half a day and then take it off, but don another, does that use another resonance point? What if the "power" of the ring was never put to use...
  83. Already backed "Greenwood of the Fey Sovereign" ...

    Already backed "Greenwood of the Fey Sovereign"

    You didn't mention the Trudvang kickstarter. I am seriously considering that one too:
    ...
  84. PF2 In what way do potions not make sense? In terms...

    In what way do potions not make sense? In terms of resonance?

    Potions could be self limiting in the sense that you can only carry so many of them.
  85. PF2 It is yet another thing to track. That is why I...

    It is yet another thing to track. That is why I would prefer something like the idea of corruption from DCC... if you fail badly to use some device, then it has a negative consequence right then.
  86. PF2 Maybe they should add a mechanic along the lines...

    Maybe they should add a mechanic along the lines of corruption in DCC... if you had to make a roll to successfully use an item and when you fail badly enough, you have to make a roll on a corruption...
  87. PF2 Resonance sounds a little kludgy... and seems to...

    Resonance sounds a little kludgy... and seems to solve a problem I don't remember having in many years of gaming.
  88. PF2 I would be concerned about a 600 page book. My...

    I would be concerned about a 600 page book. My PF1 core rulebook saw very little use, but the binding fell apart quickly. Have the hard cover books improved in quality... in this sense?
  89. This thread contains a poll. PF2 As others have mentioned, there is room for PF2...

    As others have mentioned, there is room for PF2 along side PF1 and 5e. There is a middle ground that has more crunch than 5e but is more streamlined than PF1. And, if they can manage to make this...
  90. This thread contains a poll. PF2 That makes sense... this would have been a wildly...

    That makes sense... this would have been a wildly successful kickstarter though.
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    PF2 I read this somewhere, and it has stuck with me...

    I read this somewhere, and it has stuck with me ever since... Make the little decisions with your head and the big decisions with your heart. So, there ya go.
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    PF2 None of my D&D books, which go back to the early...

    None of my D&D books, which go back to the early 80s for me, are falling apart. My Pathfinder Core Rulebook, which has seen very little use, on the other hand...
  93. This thread contains a poll. PF2 Paizo should have introduced this via a...

    Paizo should have introduced this via a kickstarter as opposed to pre-order... that way they could capture the interest and build excitement. I don't know why, but I rarely pre-order anything, but I...
  94. This thread contains a poll. PF2 I am intrigued now... but we'll see if I am still...

    I am intrigued now... but we'll see if I am still intrigued in August? Why so much lead time on an announcement for play test rules? Trying to drum up interest in PaizoCon?
  95. I have that one marked... will most likely back...

    I have that one marked... will most likely back it. I backed the Trudvang RPG as well. Also backing the Return of the Lazy Dungeon Master... and am on the fence about backing Strongholds and...
  96. [DCC] Adventure: Greenwood of the Fey Sovereign

    A DCC adventure kickstarter. Still 24 days to go, but already funded and hitting stretch goals. Artwork looks great too:
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  97. I don't get this comment. Have you used D&D...

    I don't get this comment. Have you used D&D Beyond? Navigating rules, spells, classes, feats, etc is quite easy in D&D Beyond. Beyond that, you can easily navigate the contents of all of the...
  98. It's not uncommon to use FG as a reference tool...

    It's not uncommon to use FG as a reference tool for running games at the table. All I am saying is that, as a reference tool, D&D Beyond is much more useful. As a virtual tabletop, FG obviously...
  99. Why is it an odd thing to say? Quite a few...

    Why is it an odd thing to say? Quite a few people use FG at the table... which is what I do. I find D&D Beyond more useful. It is much easier to navigate and easier to open items in tabs for...
  100. DnD Beyond doesn't require a subscription. I...

    DnD Beyond doesn't require a subscription. I hate subscriptions too, but actually subscribed to DnD Beyond. Figured I would try it for a year (bought the 1 year sub). I don't have to continue the...
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