Recent content by Shaun Palmer

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    WOIN OLD - Career Exploits Targets - Friend & Foe

    Are career exploits such as Artillery (Battle Mage), Maniacal Cackle (Witch/Warlock) and Song (Minstrel) indiscriminate, or can they be discerning and target just friends or foes?
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    WOIN O.L.D. Spells & Skills Question

    I've been running games using the lesser, otherwise players could throw in a random skill that they are good at to gain more dice.
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    WOIN OLD nigh-final playtest draft (Sep 2019)

    If the components and gems are gone, then the Laboratory Bonus Exploit on page 240 should be removed, as well as the magic item creation example on page 220 "A 5,000 gc gem is consumed in the process to grant Augusto 7 Magic Points. "
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    WOIN OLD nigh-final playtest draft (Sep 2019)

    The Spell Components section of Elements of Magic is missing. It was between the Transform and Spell List section. This included metals, components, gemstones, creature parts, alchemy etc, including the list of gemstone values.
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    WOIN Minstrel - Song Exploit - A Few Questions

    Can the minstrel choose to restrict the condition to allies or enemies? Is the Song a single action, or does it have to been repeated each round (like concentrating on a spell) to continue the effect? Can it just be a vocal [performance] or does it require an instrument? Does it only ever add...
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    WOIN Sap, God Fist and the Stunned Condition

    In the OLD rules a Sap is described as "… a small, blunt object used to render a target unconscious. It does little damage, and that damage is non-lethal (stunning) damage, and it is a weak melee weapon, but if the target is unaware of the attack he must made a Difficult [16] END check or become...
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    WOIN Martial Arts and Guns in N.O.W.?

    This is on another thread... To quote Morris "Not as written, no. But it’s your game! "
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    Armor skills NEW vs NOW/OLD

    In the NEW rules... "The DEFENSE penalty from armor is reduced by the number of dice you have in that armor skill. For example, a character with 3 ranks (2d6) in heavy amor reduces the heavy amor penalty by 2." I cannot find this rule in NOW or the draft version of OLD. Is this an omission, a...
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    WOIN Interaction of Exploits?

    Just reading up on Deadly Strike in the OLD 1.2 Draft. The prerequisites "requires AGI or STR 5+". Should this also include INT for characters who use Intuition based ranged attacks? Also, the text for Deadly Strike includes the line "By default, any character can trade attack dice to...
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    Forcefield in OLD

    In the OLD rules for Create Force the rules state... "Force (6 MP). Force objects exist both materially and ethereally, affecting incorporeal creatures. They count as forcefields for determining stats." ... but I cannot find any other reference determining the stats in the OLD rules. I assume...
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    WOIN NOW, Gun Fu and CHI

    In the NOW rules "You may use your Chi attribute in place of another attribute whenever you are using your martial arts skill to make an attribute check" If a PC has the Gun Fu career, can they use CHI with the Pistols skill too?
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    WOIN Young and Old exploits

    I have a quick question concerning the Young and Old exploits. Does the dice roll have to be declare exploding or careful before rolling, or can it be declared after the roll. I've been assume it can be declared after, as it's a once per day exploit.
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    WOIN OLD: Are these cheeky spells legal?

    Wouldthe following spells be considered legal? I've not bothered with ranges, areas, MP costs, as it's the ideas behind the spells that are important. Pretzel's Defence Transform Wood. Area effect that warps incoming arrows. Givens a +1 to ranged DEFENSE Bat Out of Hell Transform Beast &...
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    WOIN OLD: Necromancer Career

    1 - The Necromancer's Necromantic Lore exploit does not include any Compel or Enchant skills. Is a summoned undead automatically bound to obey the summoner? 2 - Can Summon Undead be used on an existing summoned undead? Would this be a skill contest against the original summoner? What...