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    OSR Holy Mountain Shaker for OSE is the drive thru deal of the day.

    This is one of the most insanely dense adventures I've ever read. Just wild the variety of locations. Looks like it could be challenging to run.
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    WotC Talks OGL... Again! Draft Coming Jan 20th With Feedback Survey; v1 De-Auth Still On

    Even besides all the big problems, this isn't clear enough. Does this explicitly approve all future print runs of existing OGL 1.0(a) books? Exactly what level of revisions can you make to such books and keep putting them under OGL 1.0(a)? What if you just change some of the art? What if you...
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    Boycott Kickstarter

    I would support you, OP, if Kickstarter decides to do WotC's dirty work by kicking all projects off the platform that purport to continue using OGL 1.0(a) or that WotC asserts are infringing on their copyright.
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    OGL: What Are The Publishers Saying [UPDATED]

    My theory is that in the minds of the Hasbro execs, they are prioritizing the long-term over the short-term. They're thinking "we need to take a temporary PR hit so that we can get full control over our game and IP, and only then can we set up our VTT/one-stop-shop-for-the-D&D-lifestyle-brand...
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    OGL: What Are The Publishers Saying [UPDATED]

    Interesting This doesn't exactly say they're accepting the OGL 1.1, but it seems to imply it. If so, this is the first publisher I have personally seen that is actually accepting 1.1. That would be unfortunate; naturally, I would prefer that not a single publisher accept 1.1 or take a bespoke...
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    OGL: Kobold Press 'Raising Our Flag' For New Open RPG

    It does seem like a great splintering is upon us. All the systems that can be de-OGL'd will be, and many of them will come with new open licenses or be released under various versions of Creative Commons. Hopefully the most open, most irrevocable licenses with the fewest terms will attract lots...
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    Kickstarter's Director of Games on Why The Platform Attracts Lower OGL v1.1 Royalties

    Lol. We did it all for the people! A beautiful outpouring of altruism! All 4 the gamers! Just sheer coincidence the percentage only went down for people who go through our site.
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    D&D 5E A word for those of you publishing monster books on DMGuild

    Yes! Actually, I do have that; I just didn't mention it for brevity. And it's definitely useful for running the spellcasters in the MM. Still, there are only a couple of full spellcasters with lots of spells in the MM. I am hoping for a professional-looking collection of (20? 40? 100?) all-new...
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    D&D 5E A word for those of you publishing monster books on DMGuild

    Well, I've thought about it. The main obstacles are: I have no graphic design experience, no experience creating stat-blocks, etc. And I would want this product to look nice and professional. I have no other experience with the PDF publishing process either. No idea where to find good...
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    D&D 5E 6-8 encounters/day - how common is this?

    Balancing classes around 6-8 encounters/day was a terrible design decision, a mistake I'm surprised they made after such a long playtest. And yes, we're talking about combat encounters specifically, because the other two pillars drain very few in-game resources. It is extremely difficult to...
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    D&D 5E A word for those of you publishing monster books on DMGuild

    Not to derail your thread, but when oh when will someone release a collection of spellcasters with one-stop stat blocks on DMsGuild? Now that is something I'd pay good money for. A collection of 20+ spellcasters, with stat blocks that include mechanics for all the spells, or at least a summary...
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    Is this DMPC okay?

    I'm worried that she won't be integrated quite well enough into the story of the campaign. Making up some kind of ancient prophecy, and then making her the chosen one of the prophecy, would probably help.
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    D&D 5E Deal Breakers - Or woah, that is just too much

    There's a rule, I believe in one of Kevin Crawford's games, that has you roll for hit points, but you re-roll your entire hit point pool at every level, and take the new result only if it's higher than the old one. I always thought that sounded like a good system. You get the randomness of...
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    Kickstarter [Legendary Games] LEGENDARY PLANET Kickstarter at 500% and counting!

    I'm very excited for this. I suppose I can see how the pledge levels might be confusing, but they're no worse than most kickstarters, I think. It's a levels 1-20 adventure path, consisting of 8 adventures. $20 gets you the first 2 adventures as PDFs. $100 gets you all 8 adventures as PDFs...
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    Sage Advice (18 May 2015)

    I don't mean to be rude, but I think you four are simply ignoring the words right in front of you. Crawford's ruling is extremely clear. Lucky feat + disadvantage = you can pick any of the three dice, including the higher of the disadvantage pair. "For example, if you have disadvantage on your...
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    D&D 5E Weak Saving Throws

    I was not thinking of hit point damage, but of save-or-suck spells. If WotC has managed not to include any real save-or-suck spells in the game, then this is much less of a problem. And what it has to do with high levels is that save DCs scale with level, while "weak" saves do not. A first...
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    D&D 5E Weak Saving Throws

    The issue is: At high levels, will the party wizard be able to easily disable a boss monster with a single spell simply by targeting one of monster's weak saves? At high levels, will an intelligent monster be able to easily disable a PC simply by targeting whichever PC is weak in the relevant...
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    D&D 5E Opening Page of the PHB

    Hook it up to my veins!
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    Spelljammer Anyone else want to see Spelljammer for 5e?

    More than anything. And I don't even want it to connect other campaign settings either. I literally just want "Dungeons and Dragons... in space." With hilariously impractical ship designs and everything. Please sell me that book, Wizards.
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    D&D 5E L&L 6/23 A Living Rule Set

    As you say yourself, it's always been the case that a group can keep using the older version of a rule. So how is this a substantially new approach? Significant rules elements are still getting overhauled. As Mearls says, things that get overhauled are things that are seriously problematic for...