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  1. GMforPowergamers

    5E Spell balance

    So wizards get LOTs of spells over the level, but is any 1 spell really a problem? I mean if you didn't have a whole pyramid of spells would powerful spells given out as spell like abilities really break anything? Once in 3e and again 2 campaigns back here in 5e I had players that had Wish...
  2. GMforPowergamers

    Global Enhancements as Treasure

    Ok, so I have been working on a few new campaign settings for upcoming games (my current game is not over yet) and I had an idea to run by. I am ‘spam/cross posting’ this in my middle earth thread and a new one…the reason is this may be used for that but maybe for others too. Here is what I...
  3. GMforPowergamers

    Ranger Warlock Subclass idea

    OK, so I have a player that wants a way to play a ranger type character that is slightly more warlock then druid. His concept is "I want to be a ranger that sells his soul to a wood witch or hag and gets some cool spells out of it" he went on to say he wanted something like the eldritch knight...
  4. GMforPowergamers

    UA Unearthed Arcana August: Races of Ravnica

    I don't know modern MtG or Ravnica other then what we have been talking about on here and at D&D the last few weeks...but quick look I like this. Vedalken sound like I could totally play the blue elves like 'mystic elf' and 'magician of black chaos' from yugioh. I think I really like the race...
  5. GMforPowergamers

    Work shoping CR (Very low magic world)

    So here is a great example of an OPPS…I was aiming for a CR 13. I think I made an awesome boss monster (one I thought might need to become legendary and gain some layer actions, also may be served with having some undead or the like in the encounter… what I ended up with is Defensive CR ½ (so a...
  6. GMforPowergamers

    5E Middle Earth and aSoIaF martial campaign

    TLDR: Thoughts on a rare magic with no casters game? So one of my big regrets with 5e (even though it is what I am playing I think 4e was my fav edition) was the backslide on the 'martial' classes. We often in the games I play, run and see around here have 2/3 to 100% casters. The last campaign...
  7. GMforPowergamers

    New spell ideas.

    can I bounce some ideas off you guys? I am making new spells and littering them through my campaign to flavor it. Silver Hunters 3rd level Conjuration (ritual) Casting time: 5 minutes Duration: 8 hours VSM, a silver statue of an animal worth atleast 150gp You conjure a silver hunter that...
  8. GMforPowergamers

    Campaign work...monk/barbarian

    So last year I put up an idea I was playing with for a new campaign. So far that campaign worked out pretty well and we are approaching the half way point of the campaign So it's time to start brain storming a new campaign and I had a strange thought. What if you swaped the flavor text but not...
  9. GMforPowergamers

    5E DM advice: Necromancers, Undead, and Attunement

    Hey guys... I have a PC playing a necromancer. He animated 2 dead gnolls as skeletons. He now wants to take a magic breast plate and put it on one. The +1 just makes since would transfer to the gnoll...no issue. However it has a power if you attune to it that can be activated. My question...
  10. GMforPowergamers

    5E Mystic playtest...ugg this class is all over the place

    ok, to be fair my game is not average. I have 2 powergamed melee combatants, one not powergamed but decent melee combatant, and a wizard on top of my mystic... I also have the problem that the player who is playtesting the mystic is a complainer, he thinks fights are too tough when no PC gets...
  11. GMforPowergamers

    5E Building an Adventure (Flavor text)

    Hey guys. As some of you know I am an aspiring writer. One of my mentors suggested since I love this game and play so much I should get my feet wet with writing adventures for the DMGuild. So another writer friend and I are working on a series of adventures and going to put them up soon. I...
  12. GMforPowergamers

    SPiderman Homecoming (spoilers)

    So I wont put any major spoilers in this opening thread, but I open up to anyone who saw it... I liked it, a fun twist on the same basic spiderman story we have read/watched many times. It has strong themes, and a good premise... My only real complaint is too much reliance on stark tech, and...
  13. GMforPowergamers

    5E New 5e Campaign idea, want some diffrent thoughts on it

    So my group works by me pitching 2-3 game ideas, we vote then that will be the next campaign, when things go well we play for 10ish levels and about a year (in theory meeting weekly but especially end of year we miss weeks). Every once in a while (every 3-4 campaigns) someone takes a shot at...
  14. GMforPowergamers

    DO you like exploreing stories?

    So for the last year or so I've been working on my own YouTube channel. I'm not anyone important and I bet none of you have seen it, but I decided to make a push to talk about it around the places I go. I call it The Heart of the Stories We Tell...
  15. GMforPowergamers

    5E mind flayer NPC

    This is really 2 posts in 1, a new monster design that is interesting, and a story twist idea. SO please look at it both ways SO Have you guys ever seen those bad vampire movies where there is a 'good vampire' normally who falls in love with the hero and sustains themselves on animal blood...
  16. GMforPowergamers

    5E Fear spell HELP!!!

    ok so last night we used this spell for the first time in this edition...and we had a minor argument. the caster belives that the duration means every round he concentrats on it everyone in the AOE has to make the save... the DM belives if you make the save that is it, the duration is for the...
  17. GMforPowergamers

    5E West world: the ultimate game/RPG

    So I don't know how many of you LARP, or MMO as well as table top game, but I assume some cross over. I ask because the new HBO series is some strange mix of the three. It's called west world and it's based on a 70's movie. The basic concept is that there is a vacation resort somewhere in the...
  18. GMforPowergamers

    5E What do you do when your players are gunshy?

    Ok so we have had a problem in my Tuesday night game for almost 5 years now. We start a game/campaign strong. We have some great adventures, then at some random point the players just stop adventuring. The normal answer I have is to say "OK, so lets start a new campaign." This time though...
  19. GMforPowergamers

    5E pitch an idea

    Ok, so there has been a lot of talk about what books are or are not coming out from WotC to support 5e, and it gave me an idea (more like a day dream). so here is a fun idea (lets hope we all take it in the fun way it was meant and not argue TOO much ;) ) Imagine you had one of the high...
  20. GMforPowergamers

    5E Player challange Vs Character challange (Metagaming)

    SO over the years I have seen this come up a lot on boards, and right now there is a fire storm a bruing... I wonder what everyone things (please no one tell anyone else they are engageing in badwrongfun) remember it's a game and we are all playing it. I know that I personally have a sliding...
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