Search Results - Morrus' Unofficial Tabletop RPG News

Search:

Type: Posts; User: CrusadeDave

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    1,087
    Views
    107,280

    I don't care if I haven't logged in for the past...

    I don't care if I haven't logged in for the past 12 years.

    I still want the end of the story.
  2. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Nice Nice Nice

    Fantastic Tale.

    Bring on the next one. ;)
  3. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Woot!

    That is a nice combat. 16 rounds long so far? (Duration of the Chilling Tentacles.)
  4. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Hmmmmm

    Shay is nasty: Spring Attacking, Tumbling Vampires with base movement of 60 feet? Not considering her coffin, she looks to be the toughest on paper. Allera and Varo are what you'd expect upper level...
  5. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Hmmmm

    Another foul mess our friends are in.

    I suppose new stat blocks for at least Shay, Allera, and Varo would be handy.

    Wonderful writing as usual. Keep up the great work.
  6. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Since the Miniatures Handbook was a 3.0...

    Since the Miniatures Handbook was a 3.0 supplement, I suspect it is an 8th level spell for Allera. Is there any 8th level spell on her list that's worth preparing instead?

    Of course if Lazybones...
  7. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Mmmmmmmm

    Sounds like an all you can eat buffet of Camarians.

    Yummy.

    Keep up the great work. :)
  8. Replies
    1,270
    Views
    159,571

    Haven't posted in here in EONS, but keep up the...

    Haven't posted in here in EONS, but keep up the great work. My party is about to set out to Fogmire next Friday.

    I only jumped in because of the mention of Leeroy Jenkins, the name of an Epic War...
  9. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Heh Heh Heh

    Heh Heh Heh
  10. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Okay it's been 50 installments, time to update...

    Okay it's been 50 installments, time to update the Rogue's Gallery. I'm still trying to remember what Healers get at higher levels. Isn't there a 1/day Resurection ability eventually?

    I don't post...
  11. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Tpk

    Mmmmmmmm... Yummmy
  12. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Mmmmmmmm

    A Very Yummy Combat.

    Well Done.

    Level up Stats?
  13. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Confusion is so fun.

    Confusion is so fun.
  14. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Excellent. And among those living, how about some...

    Excellent. And among those living, how about some new stat blocks? Party should be Level 11ish all around by now?
  15. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Uhhhhhh....

    Isn't it a CR 19? Maybe if they had 16 Talen's it would be a fair fight......

    Yikes.
  16. Any openings for us Portlanders? If not, can a...

    Any openings for us Portlanders? If not, can a friendly bribe/entrance fee, change your mind?

    :)
  17. Bad Spell Buffs

    I think one of the main problems with the Upper level Core Spells are spells that offer immunities rather than bonuses and a lack of Core spells meant to negate counter "game breakers".

    First,...
  18. What I need help with...

    Two things:

    1. Creating good Epic Spells for Nalavar to use. When an Epic Dragon researches Epic Magicl what does he put his time into for destructive combat purposes?

    2. Combo Tactics. So...
  19. Troll Half Dragon Cleric 20 CR 27 Str 52(!),...

    Troll Half Dragon Cleric 20 CR 27

    Str 52(!), Dex 22, Con 38, Int 8, Wis 22, Cha 10

    HD 26d8 + 366 (499 hp)
    Speed 20 ft.
    AC= 42 (-1 size, +8 natural, +13 armor, +7 shield, +5...
  20. The Scion: Paragon Mature Adult Red Dragon Str...

    The Scion: Paragon Mature Adult Red Dragon

    Str 48, Dex 26, Con 38, Int 34, Wis 34, Cha 34.
    25HD 650 HP
    AC (-2 size, +24 natural, +12 luck, +12 insight, +8
    dex)
    64, 40(!), 40
    Saves 38, 32, 36...
  21. Here's the big guy. I like how I've buffed him,...

    Here's the big guy. I like how I've buffed him, since he's practically chained to the font of souls.

    Anyone inside the the fon of souls (fat chance fitting) gains Fast Healing 10. Eating/Drinking...
  22. It is finished...

    Since the first Friday 3.5 came in print, this campaign has trucked on, and now it has reached it's final conclusion. One Encounter Left...

    5 CR 31 (Or about) PCs

    Xana: Angelic Druid of the...
  23. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Mmmmmm

    Come get some.
  24. Replies
    80
    Views
    3,932

    Just had a weird idea on this level... What if...

    Just had a weird idea on this level...

    What if Larloch didn't think you could use any of his spells without paying him a royalty. What if he woke up one day and madly thought, "My good wizarding...
  25. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Well, that should only take you about.... 3-4...

    Well, that should only take you about.... 3-4 weeks. :)
  26. Replies
    243
    Views
    7,747

    Tolkien's Real Reason, and a possible reason that works in the movies.

    If you have read the Silmarillion, and all of the Books of Lost Tales, this may make some more sense.

    To Sum up: Eagles are the emissaries of Manwe. Manwe only sends the servants needed to get the...
  27. Replies
    39
    Views
    2,140

    Co-DM's are great!

    I love them. Let me explain how I've used them in my campaign.

    My characters started out in Sunless Citadel and then jumped into RttToEE. By the time they got to the Air Temple, they really hadn't...
  28. Replies
    36
    Views
    26,286

    LONG campaign character names

    In my campaign that started the week 3.5 came out and has progressed from CR 1 to 26....

    Xana the Elven Druid
    Galanadel the Elven Mystic Theurge
    Kiernan the Human Fighter-Rogue
    Thandain the...
  29. Replies
    1,440
    Views
    206,023

    Stat Blocks?

    Haven't posted in a while, but this story hour is still a must read every day. Keep up the great work!

    Any chance we can get some updated stat blocks? The party's got to be at least 9th level by...
  30. Done and Done. It's also a good thing I have...

    Done and Done.

    It's also a good thing I have an assistant DM.



    So did I, until the War Mind Full attacked for over 300 hp of damage in one round, off of a charge, natch.
  31. Need Help Up-Converting Bastion of Broken Souls.. MY PLAYERS STAY OUT!

    Since starting the week that 3.5 rolled out, my campaign is finally wrapping up with Bastion of Broken Souls. They've gone through the Sunless Citadel, Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil, City of...
  32. Replies
    1,270
    Views
    159,571

    Stuff

    My old DM had a way of putting this a few years ago when we played an evil party for the first time:

    "Saving the world is important because it's where you keep your stuff. Treat the people who are...
  33. Disjunction Solution.

    BTW, sorry for not posting regularly enough towards the end but WOW. What a show. Kudos all around.

    I kind of like the ending. Hawk, Havok and Faust, survive and retreat. Presumably to rest, and...
  34. Hmmmmm

    Okay, so after the Throwdown did Hawk and Havok level up? Did the rest of the party lose their Epicness? or something inbetween?

    For the record, although the writing and characterization is...
  35. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. I'm starting to lose my fondmess of it as well....

    I'm starting to lose my fondmess of it as well. Last month my players decided that they were too scared to continue in the plot in the direction they were indicating, so I had to set aside my prep,...
  36. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. If you cast spells from the Clerical list, you...

    If you cast spells from the Clerical list, you are marked. Dana Ilgarten, be prepared.

    More! More! More!
  37. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. Holy Word. Next. One last request from the...

    Holy Word.

    Next.

    One last request from the peanut gallery: Any leveling up, or is Lok still at ECL 21, Arun, Dana, Cal at ECL20, Mole at 19, Beorna and Dannel at 18, and Laertes and Benzan...
  38. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. As do all the readers, anxiously waiting for the...

    As do all the readers, anxiously waiting for the climax.

    And the return of Benzan and Dana.

    I haven't posted for a bit, but to reiterate, this is an AMAZING tale. Keep up the great job,...
  39. Replies
    1,087
    Views
    107,280

    Direction

    Now that Contact has given us some direction, we should stop whining and complaining.

    He's given us so much entertainment, and brought us so close to the end, that we should offer to help him out....
  40. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. Nice Serene Interlude...

    Without the quiet installments, we can't appreciate the loud ones. And this was extremely well written.



    I could have sword I read:



    Keep up the great work.
  41. Replies
    190
    Views
    19,798

    How about a Female Spellthief named Rogue?

    How about a Female Spellthief named Rogue?
  42. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. Yippie-I-Chi-A! All that means is that...

    <sarcasm> Yippie-I-Chi-A! All that means is that the party is headed to the Abyss. Whoop-dee-doo. </sarcasm>

    Good installation today. I always love it when story hours give me direct ideas to...
  43. I've done Core only: What about Complete Only?

    I was thinking about this earlier today: My current campaign has been Core only. I did this for simplicity sake, as well as saving a few of my players the dangers of buying 4 more books.

    What if I...
  44. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,797

    Hmmmmm....

    Things that I have done when I have more people than 6 at the gaming table. Combat is of course the biggest problem to slow the game down, but not the only one.

    To speed up combat:

    Pre Draw...
  45. Replies
    190
    Views
    19,798

    Which Brotherhood?

    Would you prefer Magneto, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Toad, Blob, Unus era,

    Or Mystique, Destiny, Blob, Pyro, Avalanche, Rogue era...

    Or just some combo of, "Traditional X-Men Villains" not...
  46. Replies
    190
    Views
    19,798

    Heh...

    Considering I'm sitting on all of the Marvel Super Heroes books ever printed....

    Let me know who you want and what ECL encounter, and I could build it for you.

    ECL 24 encounter of Dr. Strange,...
  47. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,522

    Karma..... I love Karma

    The best part about the system, was spending Karma.

    After a little while campaigning, it was obvious to my group that spending Karma to improve one's abilities was a total waste. Dice rolls was...
  48. Replies
    45
    Views
    2,056

    5th wheels.

    I'm of the opinion that the Bard makes a good 6th wheel.

    Human works best, but others work as well.
    Group of 5 Optimization at 10th level:
    Straight Wizard 10,
    Straight Cleric 10,
    Fighter 2,...
  49. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,945

    RttToEE?

    Hey Infinit2000. Haven't been around Monte's site since my campaign moved on from RttToEE, and off to Bastion of Broken Souls and City of the Spider Queen, before heading to the Fire Node, but let me...
  50. Replies
    51
    Views
    3,624

    Meepo...

    In what will soon be added to my story hour... (Assuming I ever update it)

    Meepo was captured by the PC's while crying over losing Calcryx. He played the Jar-Jar role with the Kobold Queen,...
  51. I think it's a GREAT ENDING. It's crying out for...

    I think it's a GREAT ENDING. It's crying out for one of two things:

    a) An Epic level Epilogue where the PC's band back up together after a few years to right their mistake.

    or b) A switch to a...
  52. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. Excellent!

    Just a random thought to go along with great praise...

    I am really, really enjoying this story, even more so now that we've plowed past the script and move into the world of the unknown.

    It's...
  53. How about Gargoyles?

    Against the Halflings from the Plains, imagine, winged Gargoyles swooping down to eat their food, driving the Halflings, underground.

    With their Darkvision, they could also be useful against the...
  54. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. Great Job

    Excellent Read. Nice Job.
  55. Replies
    42
    Views
    2,805

    While true, there are easier ways to explain this...

    While true, there are easier ways to explain this phenomenon: Chromosome 1: 1 Giant and 1 Human Chromosome. Chromosome 2: 1 Fiendish and 1 Human Chromosome. Chromosome 3: 1 Giant and 1 Fiendish...
  56. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,442

    As for me...

    I've started the module as a player three times. The four of us were experienced players, and used good tactics. We built powerful 10th level characters that meshed into a single focus. We decided to...
  57. Replies
    1,606
    Views
    153,106

    This thread contains a poll. Awesome update!

    Yet another great cliffhanger.

    Any chance we could get an idea of what level everyone is, when Adimarchus rises? If everyone was level 16 when the parties merged, I'd have to guess that they're...
  58. Replies
    51
    Views
    7,021

    Hmmmm

    These seem really powerful. Maybe they should be Epic Feats.

    Let's say, I'm a Druid 20. Level 21, I take a Level of Cleric (Domains of Sun and Glory) and with my Epic Bonus Feat take...
  59. Thread: Druid/Monk

    by CrusadeDave
    Replies
    7
    Views
    1,095

    Well, I'm a DM who limits everything to "What's...

    Well, I'm a DM who limits everything to "What's in the SRD". And I do it for a couple of reasons:

    1. I don't want people who don't have the Cash to purchase all the books to feel left out.

    2. I...
  60. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,323

    How do you pronounce Graz'zt?

    Is it:
    GRA-sit
    GRAS-it
    GRA-zee-it
    Gras-ZEE-tee
    Gras-ZEE-it

    Any other thoughts?
  61. Well, at this point, that's what I've done. With...

    Well, at this point, that's what I've done. With the first level, being the Aasimar traits, the 2nd level being the Celestial traits, the 3rd and fourth levels gaining the Half Celestial, and then 6...
  62. No offense taken,

    Sorry my response was course.

    Eventually my wife is going to have to stop advancing on these classes, she's gone from being Dazed, to weakened, to paralyzed on every Blasphemy. Soon, she'll be...
  63. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,275

    I pondered this a while ago, and came up with a...

    I pondered this a while ago, and came up with a variation of it.

    All multiclassing results in Gestaulting. If you're a fighter 4, and pick up a level of Barbarian for 1000 XP, You replace your...
  64. Well, I suppose the answer is: The player is my...

    Well, I suppose the answer is: The player is my Wife, she asked nicely, and is not exactly a power gamer, so I decided to look into it.

    She doesn't NEED anything; her character could be offed in...
  65. Not that anyone's paying attention to this thread any more but...

    I built out a 6 level Progression from Half-Celestial to Deva. The terms Devaial and Half-Deva are just for labeling sake.

    Upon becoming a Half Celestial, and having at least 12 HD. A character...
  66. Replies
    5
    Views
    806

    Deck of Many Things

    Anyone ever have a party try to sell it? One of my characters is a Mystic Theurge for the Church of Luck, so they have a buyer all lined up.

    But can you even put a price in Gold or Platinum on...
  67. Well... What if you worked with that mechanic....

    Well...

    What if you worked with that mechanic. The way to get there is to be hit with a Talisman of Pure Good, or Evil. In fact, down there, is everyone who every HAS been hit with said Talisman....
  68. Hmmmmmmmm.....

    Hmmmmmmmm.....

    <Looks at the big box of Marvel RPG materials: All the X-Men supplements, all 4 Days of Future Past Modules, Tons of 10 sided dice.>

    I can't do it. I'd love to. I'd really really...
  69. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,335

    Hmmmm

    As someone who has played RttToEE (Only died Twice!), and is DMing it (Players currently 14th level) currently either would be fine.

    There's no real reason why you absolutely need an arcane caster...
  70. Okay but....

    The differences between a Dragon Hit Die, and an Outsider Hit die are a d12 for the outsiders d8, and 2 extra skill points for the Outsider.

    Regardless, what do you think is a better number than 4...
  71. Quite true, but she's already a Half Celstial...

    Quite true, but she's already a Half Celstial Druid 14 at ECL 18 with no Racial Outsider dice. If I remember correctly, there's a Deva progression in Savage Species, but it just seems to me that...
  72. Okay, here's my thought

    A Four level Progression for Deva.

    Prerequisite one is already a Half Celestial and has 12 HD.

    All spell like abilities cast at HD level with Charisma to modify the saves.

    Level 1:
    NA Set...
  73. Aasimar to Celestial to Half Celestial to What?

    I'm DMing a campaign, and one of my players, who started as an Aasimar 0, has been slowly taking Druid Levels and 4 Racial Levels, to get herself up to Half Celestial Druid 14.

    She want's to know...
  74. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,224

    My house rules

    For my 3.5 SRD only game...

    1) XP is awarded upon 8 hours of rest.
    2) Death occurs at whatever is more negative -10 or HD*Con Modifier*-1
    3) Assasins can use their death attack from range, if it...
  75. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,371

    Try this:

    Human

    Hexblade 1
    Hexblade 2
    Hexblade 3
    Hexblade 4
    Fighter 1
    Dragon Disciple 1
    Dragon Disciple 2
    Blackguard 1
  76. Replies
    50
    Views
    3,634

    Hexblades work well with Prestige Classes

    I find Hexblades are great with SRD Prestige Classes and really add to the flavor.

    Want an Arcane Archer? How about Hex(bow) 6, Arcane Archer 1. Full BAB, and the quickest route to Arcane Archer....
  77. Replies
    85
    Views
    2,683

    Improved Critical

    It's just not as useful as you would think. At higher levels more and more of your opponents, Undead and Constructs, are immune to criticals. On average it doesn't do much more damage than Weapon...
  78. Replies
    1,087
    Views
    107,280

    So do I. So do I. Now I have some motivation to...

    So do I. So do I. Now I have some motivation to kick start my story hour. Heh Heh Heh....

    Bring on Marynnek!
  79. Robin: Ask Jason Todd. Chewbacca: He must not...

    Robin: Ask Jason Todd.

    Chewbacca: He must not have been a good co-pilot. Lando chose someone else to fly against the Death Star. Han just liked having some quality muscle at his side.

    For me as...
  80. Replies
    1,087
    Views
    107,280

    Now is the time for either a) Me to move south to...

    Now is the time for either a) Me to move south to SF and beg to have you start a new group with me in it, or b) get you to move North to Portland and join my group, where we have a player who keeps...
  81. 20d6 a round goes a long ways. Plus there's...

    20d6 a round goes a long ways. Plus there's drowning possibilities too. Have no fear though. The party has access to True Resurrection for Kiko right?

    Gunther's just a Cohort, There's always...
  82. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,954

    Two sessions earlier, (Same...

    <More Self Loathing>
    Two sessions earlier, (Same Day adventuring as the Spectre/Cleric/Annis Battle)

    Same Level 11 Cleric, 4 Medium Elementals (One of each prime type), 2 Dark Nagas, 2 Flesh...
  83. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,954

    Why can't I kill my pc's. Just once?

    <self loathing>
    I am not a soft DM. I play for keeps. When in position for a Coup De Gras, I take it. My Villains always flank. Incorporeal undead, strike out from the walls. Dragons always buff...
  84. Thanks for the compliment. I don't have really...

    Thanks for the compliment. I don't have really good dialogue notes for the Sunless Citadel sessions, but once we get past there, things should pick up on the characterization side. So hang with me....
  85. Part 3: Only idots confuse Wolves and Dogs.

    The party set out at noon from Oakhurst, following the old road southwest. At just about sunset they noticed that it was about to dead end into a canyon some five miles hence. “We should set camp,”...
  86. Chapter 1, Part 2.

    Part 2: As Faerunian as Apple Pie.

    It had been three days since Kiernan and Pel had left Baldur’s Gate. And Pel was quite quiet. Kiernan had sized him up over the past few days, and he was one...
  87. Chapter 1:

    Chapter 1: Decent into the Sunless Citadel

    Part 1 - The Gong, his Thief, their Druid and her Wolf

    While the Birthless Plague was a worldwide stain on Lathander’s reputation, it was not the sole...
  88. Prologue

    Prologue - How about a Nice Game of Chess?

    Crusade slowly unlatched the clasp on his tunic, and fingered a solitary chain around his neck. Pulling it forward, he handled a single Red Chess Piece....
  89. Structure

    Let me add a few notes about the structure of the campaign and this story hour.

    This campaign is played by the 3.5 ruleset contained in the SRD. As the SRD is updated, so are the rules. No...
  90. CrusadeDave's Story Hour: (Chapter 1.3 Updated 1/6)

    Foreword:

    I came to EN World about 4 years ago. I had recently moved across country, gotten married, and decided I wanted to look for a D+D group. I went to the Gamers seeking Gamers forum,...
  91. Replies
    1,087
    Views
    107,280

    Yay!

    Great Update!

    (Contact), I noticed that you no longer have all the neato XP and Treasure tools used to track your campaigns.

    It's not fair hinting about bitter, bitter ends, and not allowing...
  92. Replies
    159
    Views
    9,167

    Not to nitpick but...

    Heaven knows I was one of the people emailing and calling studios when Peter and Fran were doing their whirlwind tour of Hollywood trying to get someone to buy the rights away from Miramax, and the...
  93. Replies
    303
    Views
    24,034

    True Necromancer Underpowered.

    This would be the only way I could see this Prestige Class being Playable.

    Sticking with the straight True Necromancer starting at 7th level would be supremely unplayable for long periods of time....
  94. Oh please let it be Titan, please let it be...

    Oh please let it be Titan, please let it be Titan, please let it be Titan. Anyway, Titan is a fabulous boardgame. The more mathmatical analysis you do with it, the more amazed you become at how...
  95. Replies
    173
    Views
    13,440

    My .02$

    I am a volunteer at a local Youth Group. A gaming group somehow formed out a chunk of the volunteers, that I DM. One of the Youth's dad actually worked as a Manager at the FLGS in town, and...
  96. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,317

    Hmmmm

    If I ever magically transported my Players to Faerun and made them 0th level characters, I would give them a little help.

    First, I'd let them assign their own stats as I'm not going to get...
  97. Replies
    3
    Views
    4,993

    Anti-Magic Field and Lichdom

    If a Lich is stuck in an Antimagic field, what are the results?

    Obviously he loses all spellcasting ability and Supernatural effects. Wat I'm curious is, if the antimagic field negates the...
  98. Replies
    1,087
    Views
    107,280

    Actually in my campaign, which will be coming to...

    Actually in my campaign, which will be coming to Story Hour soon, NPC's in the Sunless Citadel often quoted Heydricus' rules of adventuring as a side joke to the young, inexperienced adventurers. Now...
  99. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,775

    Help with Dwarven Paladin Mount

    I'm DMing a Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil, based in the Forgotten Realms, and I have a first time player joining my party, desiring to play a Dwarven Paladin, focusing on Mounted Combat....
  100. Another idea

    I tend to use -10 as the baseline for death. Alternately, a character can take his Con modifier (Usually +2 as we use point buy.. ) times his character level to replace this if it is higher. NPC's...
Results 1 to 100 of 135
Page 1 of 2 1 2