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  1. Thread: New WOIN errata?

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    That is what is important, and I am sure a lot of...

    That is what is important, and I am sure a lot of playtesting has happened as well. It was just a concern that I had. Thanks for your replies :)
  2. Thread: New WOIN errata?

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    yes, if all high level enemies have that, it will...

    yes, if all high level enemies have that, it will help. having all of your players need to get it is harder, but having the monsters stack up the bonuses on players is less likely.
  3. Thread: New WOIN errata?

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    Or Grade 11 (8d6) with some strategic bonuses and...

    Or Grade 11 (8d6) with some strategic bonuses and exploits (high ground, aim, flank/xfire, point blank shot, jouster, luck) gets you to 11d6 or 12d6 pretty easily. I am not saying it is guaranteed...
  4. Thread: New WOIN errata?

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    I am still concerned that just needing 3 sixes...

    I am still concerned that just needing 3 sixes for a guaranteed hit trivializes high defenses at higher levels. Once you have a dice pool of 12 (through skills/attributes/equipment/bonuses) the...
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      In my experience, if the foes are 2 or more MDP...

    In my experience, if the foes are 2 or more MDP below the PCs, they will have a very hard time being effective without really using a lot of tactics (higher ground, cross fire, etc.)
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    Sorry, this may have been my misunderstanding...

    Sorry, this may have been my misunderstanding with the errata to "Remove the reference to the minimum skill requirements for higher quality equipment, and the corresponding column in the table." and...
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    Page 82. Longsword in the table is still listed...

    Page 82.
    Longsword in the table is still listed as a Medium sized weapon despite its description and damage both indicating that it should be a 2-handed weapon and therefore Large.
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    Page 66. You can only benefit from high quality...

    Page 66.
    You can only benefit from high quality equipment (including armor) up to your skill level.

    I thought that this was done away with, is it back? I liked the rule, so I am not sad to see it...
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    Page 51. Prison Tough. You are mentally and...

    Page 51.
    Prison Tough. You are mentally and physically toughened. Each time you take this exploit you gain a permanent +1 bonus to all four of your Defense scores. You may repeat this exploit.
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    Page 43. Healer's Cure Wound and Mass Heal...

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    Healer's Cure Wound and Mass Heal exploits do no specify that creature can only benefit from their effects once per day, unlike all other sources of healing.
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    Page 41. Fiery Affinity. Your focus on fire...

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    Fiery Affinity. Your focus on fire grants you +1d6 to any attribute check which interacts with fire or heat.
  12. Looks great! I was also figuring out how to...

    Looks great! I was also figuring out how to adapt the races for WOIN. My Asari work similar but are based on the race from NEW which has the life steal touch and is naturally psionic. I may co-opt...
  13. Thread: Shields!

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    It will be interesting to hear if this slows down...

    It will be interesting to hear if this slows down your game a little bit more as each time you need to check whether the roll that beat your Defense (no shield) was still less than your Defense +...
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    The biggest issue I had/have with the new...

    The biggest issue I had/have with the new conditions is that when the dice pool increases for high level characters they are inflicting status on every second hit, which stacks up quite quickly.
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      Not sure if this was mentioned, but under Future...

    Not sure if this was mentioned, but under Future Careers -> Academy for the Command School exploit it says:
    You automatically gain a military rank and the leadership skill at 1 rank

    However, the...
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      OLD Pg.72 in the table it lists Longsword as a...

    OLD Pg.72 in the table it lists Longsword as a Medium weapon, implying it can be used 1 handed, but on Pg. 73 in the description it says it is designed for 2 handed use, which would make it Large. ...
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    Another way to deal with them would be in the...

    Another way to deal with them would be in the same way D&D or Pathfinder have swarms. Treat them as one really large creature, give them an aura where they do automatic damage and can occupy the...
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    Well yes, and no. With a lower MDP and no...

    Well yes, and no.

    With a lower MDP and no natural ranks in combat he will be less helpful in combat.
    Without getting the natural skills of the animal scent, hunting, tracking, stealth and a lower...
  19. Thread: Polearms

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    Historically though, the polearm has been the...

    Historically though, the polearm has been the main weapon of the foot soldier or for a knight or samurai when fighting on foot, especially by the late medieval period. Swords and the like were...
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    Probably. Which might not be balanced. We would...

    Probably. Which might not be balanced. We would have to see. His original idea was from a Pathfinder/3.5 Druid type (which are admittedly overpowered as a class) but his big concern is that with a...
  21. Thread: Polearms

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    Polearms

    I was just wondering if there was a general typo with all Polearms? Even the description suggests that they should hit harder than a 1 handed weapon "These weapons provide greater reach to the...
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    Armor for Large Creatures

    I went looking through the OLD book and WRRD but I couldn't find anything specific for armor for large characters.

    Does armor follow the same rules for oversized weapons (2x the weight, 3x the...
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    Ya, that is what I had figured originally too....

    Ya, that is what I had figured originally too. Unfortunately, it means in many cases that not only are you working with a smaller MDP but you also don't have many of the skills that would be why you...
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    1. That sounds like something we can try, though...

    1. That sounds like something we can try, though with his MAG stat being a limiting factor at this point, the duration will have to be drastically reduced.

    2. Speaking of limiting factors, at...
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    Shifter style Druid questions

    Hey!

    I have this player who is interested in building a shifter style character that would want to spend most of their time in some animal form. With Transform Beast they can shapeshift into a...
  26. I was going to suggest the same thing. Shadowrun...

    I was going to suggest the same thing. Shadowrun had this mechanic, with the caveat that you could roll half 1s and still succeed if your total check still worked, but it would be a success with a...
  27. Thanks again! I missed these exceptions. In the...

    Thanks again! I missed these exceptions. In the case where i was looking to apply it, they were trying to use Accelerate (Displace 5, for an extra action) and Speed Flurry (Displace 4, for 2 attacks...
  28. Thread: Defense Options

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    Good question! I think my original idea was any...

    Good question! I think my original idea was any shield, but it would make more sense to get a bigger bonus for a bigger shield. Maybe add the shield value again (yes I know it is then added 2x, but...
  29. I saw it quite a few years ago and got a beta of...

    I saw it quite a few years ago and got a beta of the rules. I really liked the modular magic system and we had been playing around with Shadowrun for a while and it was similar with the stat+skill...
  30. Thread: Defense Options

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    Thanks for the quick responses! I checked out...

    Thanks for the quick responses! I checked out the stances and they do seem to fall in line with what I have posted above. Though I think the stances are more powerful, they also require an exploit...
  31. Thread: Defense Options

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    Defense Options

    I have a player who likes to have options in melee combat, particularly on the defensive side. From 3.5 and Pathfinder you have options like fighting defensively and full defense, which are intended...
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    Since characters basically start at 5MDP,...

    Since characters basically start at 5MDP, Skeletons and Goblins have a very short shelf life. I was trying to get away from the idea that all these very common minor pests like goblins suddenly go...
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    Phasing Attack Vs. Magical SOAK

    If someone casts a Displace Self on themselves to give them a Phasing Attack and then throws a Fire Orb, does it negate the SOAK from a previously cast Abjure Fire?

    I reread the description for...
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    Link appears broken. Drive-thru says they can't...

    Link appears broken. Drive-thru says they can't find it. :(
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    Also, I have found that no matter how many...

    Also, I have found that no matter how many creatures of -2MDP I set against the PCs, they don't seem to pose much threat. For example, my players are MDP 6 and there is 4 of them, but 8 4d6 Goblins,...
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    Human Explorer Conflict

    Hi,

    I am looking in my PDF (Version 1.1) and for the Human's Explorer trait is says:

    But the website lists its as:


    However, I cannot find where it changed. Since characters can already...
  37. Thread: O.L.D. Armor

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    O.L.D. Armor

    I really like that there are different armors listed, but I wonder if not enough has been done to differentiate them from each other and give players reasons to pick certain armors.

    For example:...
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    Just for clarity, does that mean that things like...

    Just for clarity, does that mean that things like the bonus from shields apply after as well?
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      Quick questions: Reading through the errata...

    Quick questions:
    Reading through the errata document I see that the Armour skill have been added to various careers (which is great since there wasn't a way to get them without ad hoc...
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    I appreciate, as always any feedback on these. ...

    I appreciate, as always any feedback on these. Just trying to bring some classic (and some not so classic) undead to the setting to give my players a little variety. Thanks!
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    Ghouls / Gravebound (Undead)

    I have just uploaded Ghouls / Gravebound (Undead) to the downloads area.

    First attempt to try and flesh out some additional monsters for use in a Fantasy setting.

    You can find the file here in...
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    Fantasic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    While we wait for the Fantasy Bestiary to be published, I was wondering if anyone has taken the time to make any fantasy beasts (Chimera, Displacer Beasts, Ogres, Giants, etc.) and was willing to...
  43. Thread: Combat Questions

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    Morrus: that is fantastic. Thanks. One last...

    Morrus: that is fantastic. Thanks.

    One last thing (I hope), are there any rules about grappling or is it just multiple str/agi vs. str/agi checks?
  44. Thread: Combat Questions

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    Thank you all with your replies. We just thought...

    Thank you all with your replies. We just thought that a mirror match would give us a "balanced" fight between two sets of combatants. I guess you are right, I had thought that Selena was more of a...
  45. Thread: Combat Questions

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    Combat Questions

    Hi,

    A friend and I sat down recently to play test for our group how combat works before we tried to introduce the system to our main group. We were left with some questions about things. For our...
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    Druid Self Infusion

    I see for Druid's Beast Form it says to "otherwise use the animal’s statistics." What happens if the Druid casts Infuse Metal 4 to give +1d6 strength first? Does the effect persist for the duration...
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      O.L.D. Page 74, in the table it shows Parashu...

    O.L.D. Page 74, in the table it shows Parashu with a damage 2d6+3/3d6 and the Versatile property. The description says that wielded 2 handed it does +2 damage. The table and the text don't agree. ...
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    I have looked all over for the part in the O.L.D....

    I have looked all over for the part in the O.L.D. book (I have the version 1.1 PDF) where it says you need a certain amount of skill to cast a spell (i.e. Infuse 4 to give attributes) but I was...
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