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starfalconkd
07-23-2007, 08:03 PM
This is meant to represent the children before their battle with the frost giant at the beginning of the episode "The Dragon's Graveyard."

Hank Human Male Ranger 7th AL: LG
S: 14 D: 17 C: 15 I: 10 W: 15 Ch: 18 HP: 49
Feats: Dodge, Endurance, Manyshot, Point Blank Shot, Precise Shot, Rapid Shot, Track, Weapon Focus (Longbow)
Equip: +3 Studded Leather, Energy Bow (+2 Composite Longbow that accommodates any strength, force arrows deal 2d6 and ignore miss chance for incorporeal, shed light as a torch, can make power shots with Hank taking a negative to attack and adding that number to damage), Amulet of Natural Armor +1, lesser bracers of archery, ring of protection +1, masterwork longsword, potion of cure light wounds, potion of resist cold 20, some normal gear

Eric Male Human Fighter 7th AL: NG
S: 18 D: 13 C: 14 I: 13 W: 10 Ch: 9 HP: 57
Feats: Combat Expertise, Improved Disarm, Improved Initiative, Improved Shield Bash, Lightning Reflexes, Run, Weapon Focus (Shield), Weapon Specialization (Shield)
Equip: +2 Elven Chain, Griffon Shield (+2 Bashing Heavy Steel Shield that can be wielded two handed, as an immediate action can create a 10ft diameter Otiluke's Resilient Sphere centered on Eric, any other creature in the area may make a Reflex save DC16 to be pushed into the nearest open square on a success, effect can be dismissed as a standard action or until the duration elapses. The sphere effect may be used for 5 rounds per day which need not be consecutive.), Bag of holding (type I), cloak of resistance +2, gauntlets of ogre power +2, potion of cure moderate wounds, some normal gear.

Diana Human Female Monk 7th AL: LG
S: 14 D: 17 C: 16 I: 13 W: 17 Ch: 13 HP: 56
Feats: Combat Reflexes, Improved Trip, Lightning Reflexes, Stunning Fist, Weapon Finesse, Weapon Focus (Quarterstaff), Weapon Focus (Unarmed Strike)
Equip: Javelin Staff (+2 ki strike quarterstaff when used in melee or +2 ki strike javelin when thrown, allows use of stunning fist in melee or at range, can extend to 20 feet or shrink to the size of a toothpick as a standard action but can not be used as a weapon in either form, +5 bonus to jump checks, Diana may make a free trip attack whenever the staff hits someone without provoking attacks of opportunity and if the attempt fails the opponent may not attempt to trip Diana), amulet of natural armor +1, bracers of armor +3, ring of protection +1, vest of escape, potion of cure serious wounds, some normal gear.

Presto Human Male Wizard 7th AL: NG
S: 11 D: 9 C: 16 I: 20 W: 15 Ch: 13 HP: 40
Feats: Combat Casting, Empower Spell, Lightning Reflexes, Magical Aptitude, Scribe Scroll, Spell Focus (Evocation)
Equip: dagger, Hat of Many Spells (acts as a rod of wonder, Presto can reach into the hat and produce any spell component up to 1000 gp for any spell he casts (component lasts 1 round), use the hat to Empower a spell he is casting or cast a spell directly from his spellbook but these effects can be unpredictable - roll percentile dice: on 1 - 35 the spell is wasted but a rod of wonder effect occurs, 36 - 65 the spell takes effect but a rod of wonder effect occurs as well, 66 - 100 the spell takes effect as desired.), Amulet of Natural Armor +1, cloak of resistance +2, headband of intellect +2, ring of protection +1, spellbook, potion of aid, potion of cure serious wounds, potion of displacement, wand of magic missile (7th), some normal gear

Sheila Human Female Rogue 7th AL: NG
S: 10 D: 18 C: 17 I: 14 W: 13 Ch: 15 HP: 48
Feats: Skill Focus (Use Magic Device), Two Weapon Fighting, Weapon Finesse, Weapon Focus (Rapier)
Equip: +2 Mithral Shirt, ring of protection +1, two masterwork rapiers, Cloak of Invisibility (Invisibility as the spell 5/day, greater invisibility 2/day for 1d4 rounds, Sheila needs a free hand to activate the cloak, if damaged while invisible Sheila becomes visible and the cloak stops functioning for 2d4 rounds), potion of cure moderate wounds, scroll of raise dead, scroll of sanctuary, wand of cure moderate wounds (25 charges), some normal gear

Bobby Human Male Barbarian 7th AL: CG
S: 19 D: 13 C: 18 I: 11 W: 8 Ch: 10 HP: 79
Feats: Cleave, Improved Sunder, Power Attack, Weapon Focus (Greatclub)
Equip: Thunder Club (+2 greatclub, grants +4 Strength, 3/day Bobby may strike the ground and cause a tremor in a 30 foot line those in the area must make a Reflex DC 20 or fall prone), +2 hide armor, amulet of natural armor +2, boots of the winterlands, potion of cure light wounds, potion of heroism, salve of slipperiness, sovereign glue, universal solvent, some normal gear

Uni 3HD Young Unicorn (Small Magical Beast) AL: LG CR: 2
S: 10 D: 17 C: 21 I: 10 W: 16 Ch: 17 HP: 31
Feats: Alertness, Skill Focus (Survival)
SA/SQ: Magic Circle against Evil 10 radius; immune to charm, compulsion, and poison; alicorn (Uni's horn is treated as +1 magic weapon); darkvision 60 feet; lowlight vision; scent; Spell like abilities: Cure light wounds 3/day, cure moderate wounds 1/day, neutralize poison (touch only DC 17) 1/day, greater teleport (within forest only) 1/day (caster Level 5th)

Argent
07-23-2007, 08:22 PM
Hmmm...those seem a little high, but then we are talking about normal people inheriting amazing skills without the experience of having them their whole lives. Very interesting, thanks for posting that up. Is it from the boxed set?

RealmsDM
07-23-2007, 08:23 PM
I admire the time it takes to write up stat blocks... especially when its a labor of love.

P.S. thanx for not going nuts, and making them epic level PCs with 7 classes each.

starfalconkd
07-23-2007, 08:27 PM
Those are the official WoTC stats from the DVD box set. Venger is listed too, as is Shadow Demon. Anyone want me to copy them?

RealmsDM
07-23-2007, 08:32 PM
Those are the official WoTC stats from the DVD box set. Venger is listed too, as is Shadow Demon. Anyone want me to copy them?

Sure... I'd like to see ol' Vengie... DM have stats???

starfalconkd
07-23-2007, 08:52 PM
Sadly, they did not stat DM. Venger however:

Venger Male Half Fiend Human Sorcerer 13th/ Archmage 5th AL: NE
S: 18 D: 22 C: 26 I: 18 W: 15 Ch: 24 HP: 190
Feats: Empower Spell, Great Fortitude, Iron Will, Lighting Reflexes, Skill Focus (Spellcraft), Spell Focus (Evocation), Spell Focus (Necromancy), Weapon Focus (Ray)
Equip: Amulet of Health +6, Bracers of Armor +8, Cape of Montebank, Bead of Force, Elemental Gem (Fire), Maximize Metamagic Rod, Potion of Barkskin +3, Potion of Cat's Grace
High Arcana: Arcane Fire, Arcane Reach, Mastery of Elements, Mastery of Shaping, Spell Power +1
Sorcerer Spells Known: (Caster Level 19)
0th (6/day): arcane mark, detect magic, ghost sound, light, mage hand, open/close, read magic, resistance, touch of fatigue
1st (8/day): expeditious retreat, magic missile, protection from good, ray of enfeeblement, shield
2nd (8/day): Knock, false life, scorching ray, touch of idiocy, web
3rd (8/day): dispel magic, displacement, fireball, hold person
4th (7/day): animate dead, bestow curse, polymorph, wall of ice
5th (6/day): cone of cold, symbol of pain, telekinesis, wall of force
6th (6/day): chain lightning, flesh to stone, Otiluke's freezing sphere
7th (6/day): control undead, delayed blast fireball, limited wish
8th (4/day): Otiluke's Telekinetic Sphere, polar ray
9th (2/day): Imprisonment

Inquisitor Tremayne
07-23-2007, 09:47 PM
Thats pretty cool. Thanks

How is that boxed set? As soon as I heard it was coming out I got excited and then thought that my nostalgia might be overwhelming my senses.

This cartoon and the old anime Dragon Warrior are what really sealed the deal for me getting into D&D and RPGs for that matter.

starfalconkd
07-24-2007, 07:44 AM
The box set is an excellent little collection to own.

Moritz
07-24-2007, 09:37 AM
Thanks Starfalconkd, this is really great stuff. Nostalgia and all that.

Question, wasn't Eric a Cavalier ?

starfalconkd
07-24-2007, 09:59 AM
Yup. I'm thinking they just folded that into fighter. These days, Cavaliers are mounted fighters and I don't think Eric falls into that category at all.

RealmsDM
07-24-2007, 04:28 PM
back in 1e, the cavalier was a new class presented in Unearthed Arcana, along with barbarian, theif acrobat.... well, you get the picture ;)

Moritz
07-24-2007, 07:13 PM
Back then I loved the Unearthed Arcana. The current UA (3.5) just rubs me wrong.

Ed Zachary
07-24-2007, 07:18 PM
Most every DM would love to get that group and kill it off, especially the unicorn.

Moritz
07-24-2007, 07:19 PM
The cartoon was an inspiration for my group to put ourselves into the game.

We all died a horrible death.

starfalconkd
07-24-2007, 09:15 PM
Most every DM would love to get that group and kill it off, especially the unicorn.

Any PC in my game who even suggested killing the D&D kids would die. I loved that show.

Inquisitor Tremayne
07-24-2007, 11:33 PM
Any PC in my game who even suggested killing the D&D kids would die. I loved that show.

Ditto!!!

Argent
07-27-2007, 07:55 AM
Hmmm...I wonder if we could pull off a remake of it? You know, better graphics, better stories, same characters/situation...

Hmmm...

rabkala
07-31-2007, 10:50 PM
Hmmm...I wonder if we could pull off a remake of it? You know, better graphics, better stories, same characters/situation...

Hmmm...

Ya some hot anime action with Sheila and Dianna... maybe even Uni. So who was hotter in your opinion?

Karui_Kage
08-01-2007, 12:58 AM
Ya some hot anime action with Sheila and Dianna... maybe even Uni. So who was hotter in your opinion?

:eek:

Blasphemy! You should be taken into the street and magic missiled!

Ed Zachary
08-01-2007, 02:48 AM
This thread needs a Rampant Geekery warning placed on it.

Moritz
08-01-2007, 07:48 AM
Ya some hot anime action with Sheila and Dianna... maybe even Uni. So who was hotter in your opinion?

Um, no thanks. I don't want to visualize Uni sprouting 30 tendrils and violating those girls in ways only anime can do. I have always disliked anime.

Argent
08-01-2007, 08:32 AM
Um, no thanks. I don't want to visualize Uni sprouting 30 tendrils and violating those girls in ways only anime can do. I have always disliked anime.

Umm...just to clarify, what you are describing is hentai, a small subsection of anime. Much in the way that porn is a small subsection of the film industry.

So let's all back away from the tentacle-porn, shall we? George Lucas has done enough damage to my childhood memories, I don't need you guys adding to it. :)

Moritz
08-01-2007, 08:35 AM
LOL
Oh, my bad.

During my childhood I remember stuff like Speed Racer and Battle of the Planets. Then all of a sudden, 20 years later, I came across tendrils and Japanese pedophile symbolism so I decided to step away from that anime thing.

Oh and of course, I don't speak Japanese.

starfalconkd
08-01-2007, 09:00 AM
Ya some hot anime action with Sheila and Dianna... maybe even Uni. So who was hotter in your opinion?

... Presto. Nerds are cute.

Ed Zachary
08-01-2007, 10:05 AM
Which was your favorite My Little Pony?

Moritz
08-01-2007, 11:20 AM
There was a little pony named Presto? Dang Ed, you had all the fun toys.

Ed Zachary
08-01-2007, 11:28 AM
Toys... like Presto the Inflatable Pony?

Just watch where you put that horn.

starfalconkd
08-01-2007, 06:40 PM
Which was your favorite My Little Pony?

I know very little about my little pony. And I'm not sure if that was a cheap shot or not.

RealmsDM
08-01-2007, 07:41 PM
Funny how quickly threads take on a life of their own....

Ed Zachary
08-01-2007, 08:36 PM
I know very little about my little pony. And I'm not sure if that was a cheap shot or not.

I know many here liked the D&D children's cartoon, but I saw it as an overdose of sugary lameness with childish plots and incompetant monsters. Sorry, but I just don't go for cute in role playing games. To each their own.

starfalconkd
08-02-2007, 07:28 AM
I know many here liked the D&D children's cartoon, but I saw it as an overdose of sugary lameness with childish plots and incompetant monsters. Sorry, but I just don't go for cute in role playing games. To each their own.

That's pretty much what it was, sometimes a little deeper if you read the subtext. However, many of us were kids when we watched it. I think the attachment comes from loving something that was age appropriate at the time.

Moritz
08-02-2007, 08:14 AM
Oh, by the way, if we actually sat down to watch the show again, 5 minutes into it we'd be wondering why we're watching it. Just like trying to watch Spider Man and his Amazing Friends or Speed Racer. Back then, we didn't know any better.

But, it's good to hold onto memories that depict a world that was so cool, amazing, and fresh.

starfalconkd
08-02-2007, 02:47 PM
The point is to enjoy the nostalgia. You always need to remember your roots.

TheYeti1775
08-03-2007, 10:13 AM
My 7yr old likes it as much as I did growing up.
Add that with his love of my Mini's, and I'm slowing growing him into an avid player. :D Though he likes collecting the Star Wars Minis for himself.

rabkala
08-03-2007, 10:11 PM
My 7yr old likes it as much as I did growing up.
Add that with his love of my Mini's, and I'm slowing growing him into an avid player. :D Though he likes collecting the Star Wars Minis for himself.

Drnn kids these days. When I was young we collected rocks and dead bugs, and we were thankful.

Ed Zachary
08-04-2007, 08:25 AM
My kids watched Barney when they were young.

They liked it then, but are not proud of it today.

starfalconkd
08-05-2007, 09:28 AM
I used to watch Mr Rogers and Sesame Street and I am proud of that. Barney has kind of stigma attached to it, probably because it's annoying and ridiculous.

shilar
08-05-2007, 09:06 PM
Kill Barney, Kill Barney, Kill Barney, Kill Barney!

Moritz
08-06-2007, 08:07 AM
I'm with Shilar, Down with Barney!

When I was a kid, it was Sesame Street and Captain Kangaroo, playing in the yard, walking the rail road tracks, climbing on train cars, riding bikes, etc. Today's kids ... I just don't know.

TheYeti1775
08-06-2007, 09:38 AM
Kill Barney, Kill Barney, Kill Barney, Kill Barney!

I took a Barney loving 8yr old Cousin to see Jurassic Park, he never looked at Barney the same way when I told him Barney was a T-Rex.

rabkala
08-07-2007, 10:15 AM
Rumor has it, that Bob west who was a University of Wisconsin professor of Chemistry and original voice of Barney, played D&D.
Bob west was friends with Frank Welker (the voice of Uni and Tiamat in the D&D cartoon) .
Frank Welker also did voice work for My Little Ponies and Transformers.
Frank Welker got his start touring with the Righteous Brothers who have owned stock in Hasbro.
The D&D cartoon started in 1983 after the 1982 start of My Little Pony which was owned by Hasbro.
The My Little Pony cartoon started after the toy line and after the D&D cartoon start, which had several Key Japanese animators doing work on both.
The Character Uni is very similar to the first generation My Little Pony unicorns which started in 1983.
Hasbro owns Wizards of the Coast who bought out TSR which started D&D in Wisconsin.

Come on people! Do I have to spell it out for you. It was a conspiracy with many layers! I am afraid to say much more due to some disturbing Farcaster references I have uncovered...

Ed Zachary
08-07-2007, 10:17 AM
Mildly disturbing...

shilar
08-07-2007, 11:29 AM
I just noticed that farcaster has never posted in this thread. I can't think of any other thread in the D&D section he never posted in.

rabkala
08-07-2007, 11:36 AM
See! More evidence as the mystery deepens.

Ed Zachary
08-07-2007, 11:51 AM
Overtly disturbing...

Moritz
08-07-2007, 06:20 PM
"My Little Farcaster"

Farcaster
08-08-2007, 03:13 PM
I am afraid to say much more due to some disturbing Farcaster references I have uncovered...

I'd hate to not post and fuel any conspiracy theories that I may be at the center thereof. :p


"My Little Farcaster"

You're going DOWN! :cool:

Inquisitor Tremayne
08-09-2007, 04:01 PM
I'd hate to not post and fuel any conspiracy theories that I may be at the center thereof. :p

so you admit to posting just to deter any conspiracy theories. Meaning there ARE conspiracies that you ARE trying to cover up!

BUSTED!:p

Argent
08-14-2007, 12:02 PM
so you admit to posting just to deter any conspiracy theories. Meaning there ARE conspiracies that you ARE trying to cover up!

BUSTED!:p

Or perhaps it is a conspiracy to keep us from discovering that, in fact, there is no conspiracy!

Diabolical.

Ed Zachary
08-15-2007, 10:05 AM
- Cartoon Introduction (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfif5DiGMYc), have fun kiddies...

Moritz
08-15-2007, 02:55 PM
Gee Ed, you're full of YouTube today. :)

Moritz
08-15-2007, 04:54 PM
Oh, totally check this one out.

Live action D&D cartoon mock up:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDsIToyQueo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWkFeEmO_i4&mode=user&search=



And no, not LARP. Just some people trying to simulate the cartoon.

rabkala
08-18-2007, 10:54 AM
Better production than I expected, but still 6 minutes I will never get back.

Moritz
08-18-2007, 10:58 AM
It just implies that something good can be done.

Rjrw92
09-07-2007, 01:32 PM
Nice.. I think I might run a game with these Characters.

What a great show... I wish they still made fantasy programs like this... Sad to say, it seems like the animated fantasy genre is all but dead.

*Exception of the new Dragonlance movie, but I have mixed emotions about it.

Moritz
09-10-2007, 07:37 AM
There was an experimental time back in high school when we put ourselves into the D&D world. One of the group had a book that converted real life information into the characteristics and helped us choose a class. Obviously we were all human, however there was one of us who had furry feet and was short so we labeled him our token hobbit.

All in all, our stats weren't really all that good, skills (high school-woo), and some of us knew how to use weapons (I always wanted to be a ninja when I grew up - or something stupid).

Anyway, there was the complimentary vortex that took us away to the magical world of D&D.

Dude, we died HORRIBLY. Over, and over, and over again.

Ultimately, it was a lot of fun and a good waste of the summer of 1986.

rabkala
09-11-2007, 06:42 PM
There was a series of books that used this very premise. I read many in the series, but can not remember the name off the top of my head. Does that ring a bell for anybody?

Digital Arcanist
09-12-2007, 11:44 AM
I miss cartoons with tidbits of earthy wisdom like GI Joe and Transformers. Nowadays cartoons are all about farts and teenage concepts that are forcing children to address concerns they are emotionally unable to. I miss the days when rampart marketing was the only threat parents had to face......and it wasn't really a threat. We know how much parents like to tell their children, "No...you can't have that over-priced toy that all your friends have!"

I loved to watch D&D and then follow it up with a nice episode of Visionaries and then move into the Hasbro Power Hour with some GI Joe and Transformers. Now when you come home from school the only thing on are Court Television shows and horrible paternity test talk shows.

I think the reason why the fantasy genre is reserved for the silver screen these days is because writers make all fantasy epic, as if they are trying to make the next LotR. The D&D cartoon was so far the opposite that it worked. People get bored easily if you have to wait a week in between scenes in epic fantasy and the 45 minute format is too much for animation and the cost special effects is too high for live-action. I think a remake of the old cartoon would have a great following, especially among our age groups. Writers today are equipped to handle more adult content than in the early 80's and we as a society are allowing more adult content to hit our youth. Factor in the DVD sales, toys, and lunch boxes and it will be a hit. I know I need a new lunch box, my Star Wars thermos broke the other day and I had to throw the whole thing away....it was full of a delicious meatloaf, potato, and corn lunch. I had to eat rabbit food and a coke!!!:(

PhishStyx
09-12-2007, 12:52 PM
I miss cartoons with tidbits of earthy wisdom like GI Joe and Transformers.

I never have understood why they were popular.

DrAwkward
09-12-2007, 07:37 PM
http://www.queenofwands.net/d/20040202.html

Digital Arcanist
09-12-2007, 09:50 PM
Death Rattle? Are they referencing the supposed sound the last breath a person makes or is it something else?

Phish, I weep for your lack of understanding my aquatic friend. Some people are born with the genetic ability to love GI Joe and Transformers...and others are like you....I'm sure your mother loves you just the same :rolleyes:

PhishStyx
09-12-2007, 11:12 PM
Phish, I weep for your lack of understanding my aquatic friend. Some people are born with the genetic ability to love GI Joe and Transformers...and others are like you.

That's ok, I hated He-Man and Thundercats just as much.



...I'm sure your mother loves you just the same:rolleyes:

Well, that makes one of us.

starfalconkd
09-13-2007, 08:24 AM
Thundercats


That show was very backwards. The Thundercats were the bad guys and Mum-ra was the good guy.

Moritz
09-13-2007, 08:28 AM
This is why we watched the Thundercats (you may have to refresh for the pic):

http://www.mxtreme.mushpark.com/images/2414.jpg

And here's another pic just for fun:

http://www.mxtreme.mushpark.com/images/2380.jpg

Moritz
09-13-2007, 08:30 AM
And this is why we watched GI Joe:
http://www.mxtreme.mushpark.com/images/2729.jpg

Digital Arcanist
09-13-2007, 10:10 AM
I wasn't really a fan of He-Man because of the Adam character. He was like a butch 30-year-old girl. I liked the new series where Adam is like a scrawny 15-year-old boy who then turns into an older barbarian powerhouse. It was much more believable as a plot element.

I loved Thundercats and had a boy crush on the girl Thundercat and then naughty dreams involving Cheetara. Then sometimes the Baroness would walk in and catch us, but then she wouldn't be angry and come join in the fun......we were playing Ping-Pong!:p

Oldgamer
09-21-2007, 03:42 PM
I was a huge fan of Dungeons & Dragons, GI Joe, Thundercats (Oh yeah....Cheetara), Transformers, He-Man, She-Ra, Voltron...I didn't much care for GoBots...they were a cheap knock off of Transformers.

I have mixed feelings about the Dragonlance movie as well...I loved the books and the Companion's...and I wanted the movie to be live action and not animation. But if it's animated, I want the voices to be perfect...Raistlin had the whispery, raspy speech interrupted by violent, bloody coughing spells...especially after spellcasting....and they better get the arcane language right too...I don't want "Shirak!" to become "Shrek!":eek: