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Excior
10-21-2008, 05:43 PM
Here you can talk about what ever you whish. or even make plans about the game.

raven21
10-22-2008, 08:54 PM
How many people you got playing already? And what is everyone else playing. I know of the Gnome, any more?

Excior
10-22-2008, 09:04 PM
Should be about 4 but we will see.

Greylond
10-22-2008, 09:16 PM
Hey, is the Tome of Magic being used?

Mindbomb
10-23-2008, 04:10 PM
Can we just get a list of the books allowed/unallowed which ever is shorter. So I can know what options I have to choose from when character building.

Excior
10-23-2008, 06:23 PM
None of the Players options books are allowed, everythig is else is ok. but run it by me first to make sure I have the book.

Mindbomb
10-23-2008, 07:51 PM
Sorry it's taking me so long, other than ToEE I've never played Greyhawk and I'm trying to get a basic grasp on the world setting.

Excior
10-23-2008, 10:54 PM
Its cool Castle Greyhawk is this campain settings answer to undermountian. Its the dungeon Gary Gayax used in his campain. The City of Greyhawk is sort of like waterdeep in that its the most famous city in this world. I plan on putting up campain spicific information this weekend. the wiki is full of good info on the world. and FYI the gods you find in the 3rd edt players hand book are Greyhawk gods. if you need something let me know. I hope to get the game going by mid week next week.

Greylond
10-24-2008, 01:30 PM
www.canonfire.com is a great Greyhawk resource.

Question for the DM, what year is it? Do you follow the published history? Specifically, is this before or after the "Greyhawk Wars"(if you even use that)?

Excior
10-24-2008, 05:37 PM
Before the Greyhawk Wars, this Module I am using was written way before all that jazz. not sure on the exact year as of now but will let you know. Does that help?

How are your characters comming?

raven21
10-24-2008, 09:00 PM
I'm still at a stand still. Am I correct in thinking that we can ues all the reace and class books?

Excior
10-24-2008, 09:04 PM
I'm still at a stand still. Am I correct in thinking that we can ues all the reace and class books?


Yes

Excior
10-24-2008, 09:28 PM
I have posted a list of books you can use/not use in the house rules section there are also a few House Rules concerning Combat check them out. Also I will start the Campain a couple years before the start of the Greyhawk Wars. So if somebody could give me that Info It would be nice. I am going to see if I can find a good time line which should have that information listed if I find it I will post it up.

Greylond
10-25-2008, 12:52 AM
Before the Greyhawk Wars, this Module I am using was written way before all that jazz. not sure on the exact year as of now but will let you know. Does that help?

How are your characters comming?

Yea, just trying to figure out the base stuff that my character would know. He's going to be a native of the Free City, if that's Ok with you.

Greylond
10-25-2008, 12:53 AM
Dang, I didn't realize you were using the Psionics Handbook...

Excior
10-25-2008, 08:06 AM
Yea, just trying to figure out the base stuff that my character would know. He's going to be a native of the Free City, if that's Ok with you.

Actually, I was hoping everybody would be from the Free City of Greyhawk

Excior
10-25-2008, 08:10 AM
The Campain will begin in the spring of CY 570

Excior
10-25-2008, 08:11 AM
Greylond what kinds of Greyhawk books do you have or have access to? if you would like to post any information on the world feel free to do so under the campain information section.

Greylond
10-25-2008, 08:26 AM
All of my old Greyhawk stuff is put away in storage. If I get time in the next day or so, I'll dig it out. I have the City of Greyhawk Boxed set and I've run a campaign in which the PCs lived in the City for a time. The World of Greyhawk was my primary AD&D world for several years, and I ran or played in several campaigns all over the World. I'll also look through that canonfire website and I'll post what I think the PCs would know, unless you veto it.

Never owned or played in the Castle before though, this should be interesting...

Excior
10-25-2008, 09:06 AM
All of my old Greyhawk stuff is put away in storage. If I get time in the next day or so, I'll dig it out. I have the City of Greyhawk Boxed set and I've run a campaign in which the PCs lived in the City for a time. The World of Greyhawk was my primary AD&D world for several years, and I ran or played in several campaigns all over the World. I'll also look through that canonfire website and I'll post what I think the PCs would know, unless you veto it.

Never owned or played in the Castle before though, this should be interesting...

I've never played thorugh it either, I happended upon a PDF file of the module and have skimmed through it. I have found some information on various aspects of the City/world and am going to post it here. I also would like to give credit to WoTC for allowing this information to be used for game use.

Greylond
10-25-2008, 09:16 AM
check out the wiki;
http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

Excior
10-25-2008, 09:57 AM
check out the wiki;
http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

Its just so hard to find stuff pre 3rd edtion any more.

Excior
10-26-2008, 12:59 PM
Hows your Character Creation comming along? I would like to get the game underway by wed.

Mindbomb
10-26-2008, 01:24 PM
Could everyone post what they are wanting to be and I'll work around that, I know about the Gnome Ill/Th and I'm pretty certain I'll be playing a Gnome also I'd like to go with the Cleric/Fighter multiclass but it doesn't matter to me. I'd just like to have a cohesive group that works well together.

Excior
10-26-2008, 03:42 PM
Might be cool if the whole party was Gnome.

nijineko
10-26-2008, 05:54 PM
be sure to check out the oerth journal. it is an invaluable resource. i'd also be happy to share what i have/know. i have a fair collection of materials plus odds and ends resources. ^^

That can be found on Cannonfire.com correct?

Excior
10-26-2008, 06:05 PM
nijineko, I just noticed that the Module Castle Greyhawk Ruins calls for about 5 PC's would you like to join the game?

nijineko
10-26-2008, 08:10 PM
ah, thank you for the invite. but i am unable at this time. very very hectic with the move and all. i am barely keeping up with the two games i am already running, let alone adding another. once things are not so hectic, i will reconsider.

but, to be honest, it's been so many years since i've played 2nd ed, that i'd need rather the refresher course. ^^

and yes, there is a link to the oerth journal site from canonfire site. =D

Excior
10-26-2008, 09:36 PM
ah, thank you for the invite. but i am unable at this time. very very hectic with the move and all. i am barely keeping up with the two games i am already running, let alone adding another. once things are not so hectic, i will reconsider.

but, to be honest, it's been so many years since i've played 2nd ed, that i'd need rather the refresher course. ^^

and yes, there is a link to the oerth journal site from canonfire site. =D

from what I could see its just fan fiction is that correct?

nijineko
10-26-2008, 10:05 PM
somewhat... but some of those writing have long histories with greyhawk. some as a player, but some otherwise. ^^ they don't call it "canon"fire for nothing. they really try to stick to extrapolations of canon. ^^

Excior
10-27-2008, 06:55 AM
Cool thanks for the information.

raven21
10-27-2008, 07:04 PM
I am not a big gnome fan, but I might consider a tinker gnome.

Mindbomb
10-27-2008, 07:21 PM
I like sverneblin (deep gnomes)

Excior
10-27-2008, 08:08 PM
You guys do not have to play a gnome I was just thinking out loud. Play your favorite race if you want. (as long as its in a preapproved book, no Drow)

Greylond
10-27-2008, 08:47 PM
I am not a big gnome fan, but I might consider a tinker gnome.

Tinker Gnomes are not native to Greyhawk. Only Dragonlance.

Personally, I hate them and I wouldn't recommend one adventuring with any Character that I play...

Excior
10-27-2008, 08:51 PM
well to avoid any conflict you guys play what you want.

raven21
10-28-2008, 07:52 AM
You are correct they are native to Dragonlance, but they live in many places beyond that sines they where they the ones that discovered how to navigate space. But if you have such a problem with them then I wont play one, I was just throwing it out there.

raven21
10-28-2008, 12:52 PM
Ok so I am thinking Evlen Archer, or Dwarfer Battleragger. What says you DM and or other players.

Excior
10-28-2008, 04:47 PM
either or is fine with me.

raven21
10-28-2008, 04:57 PM
Anyone else have an opinion. And you are prepared for a battleragger?

Excior
10-28-2008, 06:11 PM
Anyone else have an opinion. And you are prepared for a battleragger?

Am I prepared for a Battleragger?:laugh:

raven21
10-28-2008, 06:23 PM
So I will take that as a no

Excior
10-28-2008, 06:23 PM
Raven,

Please do not abuse the Kit you are taking, if I feel that you are I reserve the right to Smite said battle rager the next time combat occurs.;)

Excior
10-28-2008, 06:24 PM
This is Castle Greyhawk I might add. It is no cake walk and teamwork will be required in order for you guys to survive.

Excior
10-28-2008, 06:44 PM
Well tomorrow was due to be the start date for the game but I have not gotten your Character sheets yet how close are you guys to being finished?

Excior
10-28-2008, 06:45 PM
So I will take that as a no

why would you take :laugh: as a no? :confused:

nijineko
10-28-2008, 10:18 PM
what exactly does a battle "ragger" do? polish armor like no ones business? whines incessantly before combat? just wondering. ^^

Excior
10-29-2008, 05:42 AM
what exactly does a battle "ragger" do? polish armor like no ones business? whines incessantly before combat? just wondering. ^^

a Battlerager goes beserk in combat and can be deadly to friends as well as foes.

Excior
10-29-2008, 04:42 PM
Starting Money
Warrior--6d4 x 10 GP
Wizard--(2d4+1) X 10 GP
Rouge--3d6 x 10 GP
Priest--4d6 X 10 GP

Since your PC's are second level I added a die to each class for starting money. Each PC can start with a potion or magic oil of their choice or I can roll for you.

nijineko
10-29-2008, 06:27 PM
ah, "rager!" now that makes a difference. ;D

raven21
10-29-2008, 06:31 PM
Raven,

Please do not abuse the Kit you are taking, if I feel that you are I reserve the right to Smite said battle rager the next time combat occurs.;)

I am not sure how I would abuse it, but if you think that it will be a problem, or that it might not be team oriented enough I will go with the Elf then. Thats why I asked you first before I made it and that is why I tried to ask the players first too. I know they can be a hand full and not as group oriented as some other kits.

Excior
10-29-2008, 06:39 PM
I am not sure how I would abuse it, but if you think that it will be a problem, or that it might not be team oriented enough I will go with the Elf then. Thats why I asked you first before I made it and that is why I tried to ask the players first too. I know they can be a hand full and not as group oriented as some other kits.

When I said abuse I ment using his berserk ability as an excuse to take out a PC of a player you may have a dislike for or to just cause a disruption in the flow of the game. Play which ever you like

raven21
10-29-2008, 07:09 PM
When I said abuse I meant using his berserk ability as an excuse to take out a PC of a player you may have a dislike for or to just cause a disruption in the flow of the game. Play which ever you like

Oh ok I didn't even think of it that way. I just like them they are loud, wild, drunk, and they curse. There every thing that dwarfs are and they are fun as RP characters. But I was worried about playing one because of the combat aspect.

Mindbomb
10-29-2008, 08:26 PM
My Money
Mindbomb rolls some dice

raven21
10-30-2008, 07:54 AM
Heres my money. I think?
raven21 rolls some dice

raven21
10-30-2008, 08:29 AM
are you useing secondary siklls?

Excior
10-30-2008, 05:49 PM
no only NWP

Excior
10-30-2008, 05:50 PM
Heres my money. I think?
raven21 rolls some dice

what class are you the 4d6 times ten roll is for clerics.

raven21
10-30-2008, 07:27 PM
Sorry I read that backwards. I am a fighter class which is 6d4. Ill re roll them and you can tell me which to use.
raven21 rolls some dice

Excior
10-30-2008, 09:05 PM
well use the fighter rolls.

raven21
10-30-2008, 10:21 PM
Not a problem they turned out better anyways

Excior
10-31-2008, 09:42 PM
I have one character finished and up on the roster, one almost done what about you other two? ya'll still playing?

Excior
11-01-2008, 04:52 PM
Mindbomb, you state that your PC is from the nearby Rakers Mountains please look at the greyhawk map and find a Mountian range thats really by the City of Greyhawk. Thanks man.

Mindbomb
11-01-2008, 07:21 PM
got it sorry was looking at pdf broken up map.

Excior
11-01-2008, 08:27 PM
got it sorry was looking at pdf broken up map.

Hopefully we will be ready to go sometime next week.

raven21
11-02-2008, 07:20 AM
On the roster page I can't get that link to work or the link to mindbombs character either. any sugestions or am I the only one having the problem.

Excior
11-02-2008, 07:24 AM
It does not work for me either, nor does the Charactersheet.net link work. perhaps the site is just down. I hope other wise we will have to post them by hand.

raven21
11-02-2008, 07:36 AM
Ok well I'll get my background together and ready to go in case it starts working again and if I guess I post it by hand then.

Excior
11-02-2008, 09:38 AM
Ok well I'll get my background together and ready to go in case it starts working again and if I guess I post it by hand then.

well since you have already done the foot work you can just copy and paste it into the Character roster.

raven21
11-02-2008, 09:45 AM
I was just trying to see it that site would start working again. I like the idea of the site.

Excior
11-02-2008, 12:13 PM
I do as well, not sure what has happended to it.

SpielMeister
11-03-2008, 01:25 PM
Hey all,

Is there room in the game yet for another player? I'd like to get in on a 2nd ed. AD&D game. If you're up for another player, let me know and I'll post one soon.

SM

Excior
11-03-2008, 06:19 PM
Hey all,

Is there room in the game yet for another player? I'd like to get in on a 2nd ed. AD&D game. If you're up for another player, let me know and I'll post one soon.

SM

Welcome aboard, you will either be the fifth and last player or the second so far my other two players have not gotten anything to me either in a pm or on the board.

raven21
11-03-2008, 07:19 PM
Wouldn't he be the third? I thought you had me and Mindbomb.

Excior
11-03-2008, 09:15 PM
Wouldn't he be the third? I thought you had me and Mindbomb.


and Greylond Dont forget Greylond.

raven21
11-04-2008, 09:03 AM
Am I going to be able to post a pic of my character in the roster now that the link for that site is not working?

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 09:06 AM
Welcome aboard, you will either be the fifth and last player or the second so far my other two players have not gotten anything to me either in a pm or on the board.

Thanks. I'll try to get a finished character to you by tomorrow. Time to launch the old "Core Rules" software for the first time in who knows how long. :-)

I like playing dwarven fighters, but I'm willing to do something else for party balance.

SM

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 10:04 AM
Okay, I could have sworn I saw the character creation guidelines (4d6 drop lowest?) somewhere, but maybe I'm wrong. What are the specific character gen. guidelines? I saw the starting money information, but that's about it.

Thanks.

raven21
11-04-2008, 02:02 PM
You saw correct. As far as I know there are 2 gnomes a thief/illusionist and a fighter/cleric, I am doing elven archer.

Mindbomb
11-04-2008, 04:20 PM
Actually I went straight cleric.

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 04:42 PM
Just testing out the dice roller...Sorry if it goofs up...

*Let's see how strong I am...*SpielMeister rolls some dice

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 04:44 PM
Just testing out the dice roller...Sorry if it goofs up...

*Let's see how strong I am...*SpielMeister rolls some dice

Oops...dummy that I am, I didn't specify the dice to be rolled.

*Let's see how dumb I am...*SpielMeister rolls some dice

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 04:46 PM
Okay, I'm getting it...let's try another...

Strength roll:

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 04:48 PM
having some fun here...

Intelligence
Charisma

Excior
11-04-2008, 05:54 PM
Am I going to be able to post a pic of my character in the roster now that the link for that site is not working?


Yes post away and post your hand typed character sheet as well. all in one post would be nice. by that I mean your sheet and Pic in the same post. Mindbomb I hope you still have your information cause the sheet site has gone off line for some reason.

Whats up with you other two?

Excior
11-04-2008, 05:56 PM
SpielMeister,

when you are ready Roll 4d6 dropping the lowest roll six times and alot them to the abilities of your choice. in one post please.

Excior
11-04-2008, 10:57 PM
Well I have sent the other two PM's trying to figure out if they were still in but as of yet I have not gotten a reply. If I have not gotten a PM or if they have not posted someting in this thread by the time you guys get your PC's up on the roster then I will try and find two more people. DO you three know of any possible Players?

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 11:07 PM
SpielMeister,

when you are ready Roll 4d6 dropping the lowest roll six times and alot them to the abilities of your choice. in one post please.

Okay, here goes:

SpielMeister rolls some dice
SpielMeister rolls some dice
SpielMeister rolls some dice
SpielMeister rolls some dice
SpielMeister rolls some dice
SpielMeister rolls some dice

SpielMeister
11-04-2008, 11:15 PM
Sorry, I didn't do this in one post--not sure how to, since the dice roller doesn't give the results until after the dice rolling post is made.

Okay, dropping the lowest of each roll (in same order), I get:

Roll 1: 16
Roll 2: 9
Roll 3: 17
Roll 4: 14
Roll 5: 10
Roll 6: 14

I'll allot them to the ability scores as follows:

Strength: 17
Dexterity: 14
Constitution: 16 (racial bonus +1 = 17)
Intelligence: 14
Wisdom: 9
Charisma: 10 (racial penalty -1 = 9)

Sorry if I did this wrong. I'll get you the full character sheet by tomorrow night.

Excior
11-04-2008, 11:18 PM
Sorry, I didn't do this in one post--not sure how to, since the dice roller doesn't give the results until after the dice rolling post is made.

Okay, dropping the lowest of each roll (in same order), I get:

Roll 1: 16
Roll 2: 9
Roll 3: 17
Roll 4: 14
Roll 5: 10
Roll 6: 14

I'll allot them to the ability scores as follows:

Strength: 17
Dexterity: 14
Constitution: 16 (racial bonus +1 = 17)
Intelligence: 14
Wisdom: 9
Charisma: 10 (racial penalty -1 = 9)

Sorry if I did this wrong. I'll get you the full character sheet by tomorrow night.

You did right, any thoughts as to race and class if you have stated this already my bad. lol

Excior
11-04-2008, 11:20 PM
A dwarf fighter would be nice since so far we dont have a so called "Tank."

SpielMeister
11-05-2008, 08:08 AM
Well I have sent the other two PM's trying to figure out if they were still in but as of yet I have not gotten a reply. If I have not gotten a PM or if they have not posted someting in this thread by the time you guys get your PC's up on the roster then I will try and find two more people. DO you three know of any possible Players?

Possibly. I could e-mail some FTF gamers I've played with in the past. Maybe one or two would be interested.

SM

raven21
11-05-2008, 09:01 AM
So when I post my character on the roster page am I posting my actual sheet with all my stats and equipent on it?

SpielMeister
11-05-2008, 07:40 PM
I'm rolling for starting money and hit points:

*starting money*SpielMeister rolls some dice
*hit points* SpielMeister rolls some dice

SpielMeister
11-05-2008, 07:42 PM
Alright, the hit point roll didn't work. Let me try something else...

*hit points* SpielMeister rolls some dice

raven21
11-05-2008, 07:45 PM
Are we rolling hp for some reason I thougth I was max hp?

SpielMeister
11-05-2008, 08:12 PM
Okay, here's my completed character. Hopefully I haven't forgotten anything, except for hit points--are we going with max. hp?

Name: Torak Stormreaver
Race: Dwarf (male)
Class: Warrior
Level: 2
Hit Points:
AC: 3

Strength: 17 Attack: +1; damage: +1 (using bastard sword: +2 attack, +3 damage)
Dexterity: 14
Constitution: 17 HP adj.: +3
Intelligence: 14 # lang.: 4
Wisdom: 9
Charisma: 9

+4 saving throw bonus vs. wands, staves, rods, spells, and poison
+1 to attack orcs, half-orcs, goblins, and hobgoblins.
Ogres, trolls, ogre magi, giants, and titans have -4 penalty to hit him.

Infravision: up to 60 feet.

Equipment:
Splint mail (80 gp)
Medium shield (7 gp)
Bastard sword (1-handed) (25 gp): Speed factor 6; damage: 1d8 (S/M), 1d12 (L)
Backpack (2 gp)
1 potion of Invulnerability

Saving Throws:
Paralyzation, Poison, or Death Magic: 14
Rod, Staff, or Wand: 16 (+4 racial bonus)
Petrification or Polymorph: 15
Breath Weapon: 17
Spell: 17 (+4 racial bonus)

Weapon Proficiencies: Battle axe, bastard sword, heavy crossbow.
Weapon Specialization: Bastard sword.

Nonweapon Proficiencies:
Blind-fighting, mountaineering.

Excior
11-05-2008, 08:55 PM
know what lets go with max hit points for first and second level.

Excior
11-05-2008, 08:57 PM
Okay, here's my completed character. Hopefully I haven't forgotten anything, except for hit points--are we going with max. hp?

Name: Torak Stormreaver
Race: Dwarf (male)
Class: Warrior
Level: 2
Hit Points:
AC: 3

Strength: 17 Attack: +1; damage: +1 (using bastard sword: +2 attack, +3 damage)
Dexterity: 14
Constitution: 17 HP adj.: +3
Intelligence: 14 # lang.: 4
Wisdom: 9
Charisma: 9

+4 saving throw bonus vs. wands, staves, rods, spells, and poison
+1 to attack orcs, half-orcs, goblins, and hobgoblins.
Ogres, trolls, ogre magi, giants, and titans have -4 penalty to hit him.

Infravision: up to 60 feet.

Equipment:
Splint mail (80 gp)
Medium shield (7 gp)
Bastard sword (1-handed) (25 gp): Speed factor 6; damage: 1d8 (S/M), 1d12 (L)
Backpack (2 gp)
1 potion of Invulnerability

Saving Throws:
Paralyzation, Poison, or Death Magic: 14
Rod, Staff, or Wand: 16 (+4 racial bonus)
Petrification or Polymorph: 15
Breath Weapon: 17
Spell: 17 (+4 racial bonus)

Weapon Proficiencies: Battle axe, bastard sword, heavy crossbow.
Weapon Specialization: Bastard sword.

Nonweapon Proficiencies:
Blind-fighting, mountaineering.

Transfer this guy to the character Roster then fill in the rest of the information. why do you have bastard listed as just one handed? might have came out better with a long sword. or a broad sword even.

SpielMeister
11-05-2008, 10:13 PM
Transfer this guy to the character Roster then fill in the rest of the information. why do you have bastard listed as just one handed? might have came out better with a long sword. or a broad sword even.

I'll post it over in the character roster section.

Bastard sword is one handed because that's the type of sword I bought; there are 1h and 2h bastard swords. I actually chose long sword at first but decided to go with the bastard sword because of the higher damage for L opponents.

Excior
11-05-2008, 10:20 PM
I'll post it over in the character roster section.

Bastard sword is one handed because that's the type of sword I bought; there are 1h and 2h bastard swords. I actually chose long sword at first but decided to go with the bastard sword because of the higher damage for L opponents.

A bastard sword is a also whats known as a hand and a half sword. If you use it one handed it does long sword damage if you use it two handed it does the other listed damage.

SpielMeister
11-06-2008, 08:03 AM
A bastard sword is a also whats known as a hand and a half sword. If you use it one handed it does long sword damage if you use it two handed it does the other listed damage.

I must have missed something in the book, then. I don't have the PHB with me right now, but the weapons table, as I recall, had two separate listings for 1H and 2H bastard sword, and the line for 1H gave a different damage than long sword for large opponents--unless, of course, you're overriding that. If so, I might just switch to battle axe--it's the same damage as long sword and more befitting a dwarf warrior (though the speed factor is worse).

raven21
11-06-2008, 08:26 AM
Is that stated in the arms and equipment guide? It sounds familiar, but I don't remember it in the player hand book.

SpielMeister
11-06-2008, 08:36 AM
Is that stated in the arms and equipment guide? It sounds familiar, but I don't remember it in the player hand book.

Nope, it's the standard 2nd ed. PHB. I had it cracked open last night when I was making the character. Like I said, though, I don't have it with me right now, so I could be mistaken about the damage.

Herr Spiel

raven21
11-06-2008, 09:16 AM
A bastard sword is a also whats known as a hand and a half sword. If you use it one handed it does long sword damage if you use it two handed it does the other listed damage.

Sorry I was talking about this being in the arms and equipment guide. I was agreeing with you that it only says the 2 different sets of damage.

Mindbomb
11-06-2008, 02:42 PM
Yes that's from A&E

Excior
11-06-2008, 07:12 PM
Sorry I was talking about this being in the arms and equipment guide. I was agreeing with you that it only says the 2 different sets of damage.


Raven, to answer your question no it was not taken from the Arms and Equipment guide. I was calling upon my 20 some odd years of experience in the game. But after reading the Arms and Equipment Guide it does say something similiar. The following is what the PH says about the item in question.

Sword, Bastard: This sword is similar to a long sword in size and weight, but has a longer hilt. IT can be used one-or two-handed. Use the speed factor and damage appropriate to the grip. It is used two handed; your character cannot employ a shield.

Cost for the weapon is 25 GP (in the PH) it weighs 10 pounds and is a medium weapon. its type is slashing IF used one handed its speed factor is 6 if used two handed its speed factor is 8 Damage for using it one handed is 1d8 for small and medium sized opponents and 1d12 for large sized bad guys. If you use it, two-handed damage is 2d4 for s/m and 2d8 to large.

Excior
11-06-2008, 07:16 PM
So when I post my character on the roster page am I posting my actual sheet with all my stats and equipent on it?

The games I have played in before have done this, but if you guys do not want to do that then we can go a diffrent route, it just makes my life easiser to have it all in one spot.

raven21
11-06-2008, 08:06 PM
It dosen't matter to me how you run it I was just trying to rember how it worked. I never use a bastard sword and usaly don't have anyone in my games use one. I knew it said soething diffrent it the A&E and that it was close to what you where saying, but sinces someone stole my A&E I can't look in it to see what it says.

Excior
11-06-2008, 10:43 PM
It dosen't matter to me how you run it I was just trying to rember how it worked. I never use a bastard sword and usaly don't have anyone in my games use one. I knew it said soething diffrent it the A&E and that it was close to what you where saying, but sinces someone stole my A&E I can't look in it to see what it says.


Did I answer your question?

raven21
11-07-2008, 09:10 AM
Yea I a good the conversation made it more confusing then it needed to be. I looked in the book and saw what I need to straiten me out. Thanks

Excior
11-07-2008, 11:55 AM
well let me give it a few more days thorugh this weekend at least and if I have had no responces by then I will start the game and continue to look for players.

Excior
11-07-2008, 01:51 PM
I want you guys to already know each other so spend this time hashing out some sort of brief background together. then I will take that group BG and use it to start the game with.

raven21
11-08-2008, 05:32 PM
I am good for anything. My character is a more woodland character, so it would be easy to say that he would need help to get around the city. I don't know how you 3 envision your character's lives.

Excior
11-09-2008, 11:07 AM
No body wants to take a stab at putting forth a group effort on this background?

raven21
11-09-2008, 03:20 PM
I tried, but I am only one person. I was hoping at getting some input form everyone else.

Excior
11-09-2008, 03:59 PM
I tried, but I am only one person. I was hoping at getting some input form everyone else.

I know Raven, my last post was actually a challenge to the other folks.

Excior
11-09-2008, 04:00 PM
I plan on starting the game tomorrow can I get a roll call of everybody that still wants in on this game?

raven21
11-09-2008, 06:20 PM
Well I don't think that I have to say it, but I am still in.

Total Nerd v2.135 (final)
11-09-2008, 11:31 PM
lol, Excior is exactly 666 miles from me.
:mad:
responding to an earlier comment about the significance of 4e,
I just downloaded the 4e core books and they really don't appear too different, but they have some new graphic art and layouts.

Excior
11-10-2008, 05:52 AM
lol, Excior is exactly 666 miles from me.
:mad:
responding to an earlier comment about the significance of 4e,
I just downloaded the 4e core books and they really don't appear too different, but they have some new graphic art and layouts.

Dude whats that got to do with you hijacking my OOC thread to talk about 4e? when and where did I say anything about the game? do you want in on this 2nd edt game?

SpielMeister
11-10-2008, 10:02 AM
No body wants to take a stab at putting forth a group effort on this background?

I'm still in the game. :)

Re background, it's tough to think of reasons why a dwarf and an elf would be hanging out together unless they were compelled to for some reason, such as being hired to do a job, being captured, were assigned to some task by some high-level authority, etc. Maybe we could all be members of some adventuring guild?

Mindbomb
11-10-2008, 03:56 PM
Yea, as I'm unfamiliar with the role of gnomes in the Greyhawk world I really can't put the group together for any specific purpose, especially at such a low level(I do like starting low with a new group, not complaining it's just easier to put experienced adventurers together when they are so different at higher levels.) And yes I'm still in, was hoping the Char sheet site would come back online so I didn't have to go through all that again.

raven21
11-10-2008, 08:00 PM
Elves and Dwaves are not so different from one another as you wold think. They are both races of the earth. They are each in-touch with nature in their own way. Elves with the forests and Dwarves with the mountains. They are both stubborn and dislike other races to enter into their domains. Their view of humans are virtually the same.

Excior
11-11-2008, 09:10 AM
Ok for what ever reason the three of you have worked together in the past (since your second level) as special agents for the city watch, Most of it has been patroling the city's sewer systems keeping them clean of rif raff and other unwatned pests. you were part of a large force about 6 The elf PC was friends with one of the other three all six of you discovered a cult of Iuz the Old one under the city and in the process of destroying the temple and killing off or arresting the agents of the cult 3 of your strike team were killed. Reckon you guys can work on the rest?

raven21
11-11-2008, 09:34 AM
That sounds good to me. It is solid and being part of a surviving patrol makes a good ground for unity and camaraderie. It gives us a reason to keep hanging around one another.

Excior
11-11-2008, 09:38 AM
I have added some links on the races of the World of Greyhwak setting, in the campain information thread. Check it out Mind it does not look like the site is comming back up I am so sorry as soon as you get the PC up in the Roster I will begin the game.

SpielMeister
11-11-2008, 09:46 AM
Ok for what ever reason the three of you have worked together in the past (since your second level) as special agents for the city watch, Most of it has been patroling the city's sewer systems keeping them clean of rif raff and other unwatned pests. you were part of a large force about 6 The elf PC was friends with one of the other three all six of you discovered a cult of Iuz the Old one under the city and in the process of destroying the temple and killing off or arresting the agents of the cult 3 of your strike team were killed. Reckon you guys can work on the rest?

Sure, that works for me. Here are some thoughts--tentative, mind you, depending on what the other players and DM think:

Much to his dissatisfaction, Torak had to settle for the grimy, inglorious job of keeping a city sewer free of vermin and other pests. But even dwarves have to eat, so he reluctantly took the job, hoping that it might lead to something better later on. In time, however, no advancement seemed to be coming. Considering the job beneath him, he could take it as long as he could and then finally began to express his displeasure--vehemently. Upon demanding a higher position in the city watch, he was turned down. This only served to make him angrier, and he departed the city watch to seek his fortunes elsewhere after bidding his coworkers a gruff goodbye.

It could be that some of his coworkers (the elf and others) were intrigued by his plan and decided to leave with Torak.

How does this sound, everyone?

raven21
11-11-2008, 09:57 AM
I would have no problem be sawed in leaving the city and readily agree to accompany you out if it in search of something better. Even traveling with a Dwarf is better than living in a city full of humans.

Excior
11-11-2008, 03:13 PM
First game post is up its not too long feel free to insert things in the Inn I might have over looked.

Excior
11-12-2008, 09:45 AM
Ok guys I have tried to change the size of my font in the first post I made, but everytime I click on save post it goes back to the thread in its font size of 2

SpielMeister
11-12-2008, 02:11 PM
Well, let's experiment:

Here's font size 2.

Here's font size 3.

Font size 4.

Apparently size 2 is the default, so changing it to size 2 is really not changing anything but keeping it the same. Try going with at least size 3 if you want to make it bigger.

SpielMeister
11-12-2008, 02:16 PM
Oh I just realized you were talking about your first post in the game thread. Did you copy and paste that in? If so, the original formatting code might have gotten pasted, too, and that might be overriding your attempts to change it. What you might try doing is first pasting it into notepad or some other text editor to keep the text "clean" of any markup, then copy and paste it from notepad into the thread. I'm not sure if this is right, but it's worth a shot.

raven21
11-12-2008, 08:11 PM
I haven't posted to the 1st post of the game yet because I was hopping the Dwarf would kick it off since he had the story to get us all going.

Excior
11-12-2008, 08:54 PM
The Dwarf has posted, go ahead and throw up a post and get accustomed to RPing with each other I am sure the hook post will be forthcomming.

Jamfke
11-13-2008, 05:32 PM
Howdy folks! Glad to be joining the game.

Excior
11-13-2008, 07:57 PM
Jam fill in all the information on you ability scores. and please folks let your writing energies flow through the post. I want to see your characters thoughts as well as see you describe his actions I try to give you a good post at least give me a paragraph. thanks.

Navarous
11-14-2008, 12:40 AM
I've just created an account here and I'm looking for a game to join in on. I noticed that you had already begun playing but I was wondering if I might be able to squeeze in somewhere. I'd like to mention that I haven't played in quite some time and have very limited knowledge of Greyhawk. I have a few 2nd edition books still though, and I will go ahead and prepare a character just in case I can join. Thank you for the consideration.

Excior
11-14-2008, 11:24 PM
Navarous at this time the roster should be full stick around and see what happens. if things slow down I might run a second grup through the Castle.

I will be unable to post this weekend due to a sick family memeber hopefully I will be back to posting this Monday.

Excior
11-16-2008, 10:08 PM
I am back and waiting on Mind to post, you guys are more than welcome to RP in the mean time. Mind has not been active since last wednesday. Do you guys think its fair to give him till this wednesday to post? I will not be able to post untill Wednesday afternoon around 5:00 PM CST. Let me know I dont want this game to stall.

Jamfke
11-16-2008, 11:32 PM
Fine by me.

Dragon_wolf
11-17-2008, 04:25 AM
Rolling Stats
Dragon_wolf rolls some dice
Dragon_wolf rolls some dice
Dragon_wolf rolls some dice
Dragon_wolf rolls some dice
Dragon_wolf rolls some dice
Dragon_wolf rolls some dice

raven21
11-17-2008, 04:28 PM
I am fine with waiting for him also. Have you PMed him? And I would love to get some RP in with the others, but I need others to post also.

Excior
11-17-2008, 10:42 PM
I am fine with waiting for him also. Have you PMed him? And I would love to get some RP in with the others, but I need others to post also.

Yes I have PMed him twice I belive, I cant remember and I have deleted some of my older PM's I hope he comes back to the game.

raven21
11-17-2008, 11:34 PM
Just making sure, incase you didn't think of it.

Excior
11-19-2008, 11:14 AM
Everybody currently in game needs to roll a D20 for me in this thread.

raven21
11-19-2008, 12:47 PM
raven21 rolls some dice

There you go

Jamfke
11-19-2008, 03:13 PM
Roll for Dextel

Excior
11-19-2008, 04:52 PM
Well I have not gotten a reply from Mindbom, its a pitty since he reallyseemed to want to play. If he shows up perhaps I will add in his character. I am currently trying to get you guys a magic user but by all means leave the inn and do what ever you want. In game time its about 5:30 PM its been dark about 30 mins. You might find a store or two open or a Thug at least.

raven21
11-19-2008, 06:09 PM
Yea thats too bad about Mindbomb, but what can you do. We cant Wait forever for him.

Dragon_wolf
11-19-2008, 07:44 PM
Rolling...Dragon_wolf rolls some dice

SpielMeister
11-20-2008, 08:05 AM
1d20

SpielMeister
11-20-2008, 08:06 AM
Not used to this dice roller. Here's another go:

Torak's roll

Excior
11-20-2008, 09:16 AM
Sounds like I need to make a few practice rolls with the dice roller here goes. 1d20

Excior
11-20-2008, 09:17 AM
ok WTF lets try this again. Excior rolls some dice

Excior
11-20-2008, 09:17 AM
1d20

Excior
11-20-2008, 09:23 AM
toying around with a dice roller from a nother site1d20=7 (http://invisiblecastle.com/roller/view/1818649/)

Excior
11-20-2008, 09:29 AM
Hey guys Check out this link Invisible Castle (http://invisiblecastle.com/) once there each of you will need to register on the site then use the link up top in yellow under the name Invisible castle (Roll Dice). You will be asked to give your PC's name and if your signed In you can put Castle Greyhawk in the campain section. Next you will see a field to imput the number of dice you would like to roll, so if you need to roll 1d20 you would put 1 in this section if you needed to roll 3d6 you would put 3 in this section. Below that you will see a field that says dice, in here you put 1d20 or what ever dice your rolling. The number above will be the actual number of dice you roll and below this you will see a field for putting notes concerning the roll

after you roll you will see your results and below that a bunch of tags use bbc code and imput it in your post it will post the results of the dice roll in the post plus I can click on the result and see any notes you made about the roll.

Jamfke
11-20-2008, 01:52 PM
new test (1d20=4) (http://invisiblecastle.com/roller/view/1818922/)

Test.

Looks good.

SpielMeister
11-21-2008, 08:11 AM
Excior,

Can we still use the penandpapergames dice roller on this site? Or do you want us all to use invisiblecastle only?

Excior
11-21-2008, 09:42 AM
It will be a lot easier on me if you all use Insivisible Castle plus it will make the post look a bit more neat.

Excior
11-21-2008, 04:06 PM
Can you guys start using the advanced button to make your posts and put in the title section your PC's name his AC HP: max/current and Thaco: and any spell effect active.

raven21
11-21-2008, 09:02 PM
Sure can. You want us to do that all the time? Even when we are in a role play environment like now.

Excior
11-21-2008, 10:11 PM
yes place all that info in each and every IN Character post that way we can remember who is what character in case the player of a character does not put his PC's name in the thread. you can just copy and past the info from the last post in to your new post making any adjustments due to hit point loss or incrase and so forth.

Excior
11-21-2008, 10:15 PM
please put all speech in bold by using the bold tag {b} {/B} of course replace {} with [] which will make the text look like so Bold put thoughts in Itallics thoughts and actions and story telling elements in normal print.

Excior
11-24-2008, 01:16 PM
With the holidays and such I am going to be away for about two weeks.

Dragon_wolf
11-25-2008, 02:32 AM
Starting when?

Dragon_wolf
11-25-2008, 02:36 AM
Incidentally:
What time of day/night is it?
Does anyone need to stop at a shop on the way to the sage's or do you want to do that after the visit?
Just curious before I go knocking on his door - hehe

raven21
11-25-2008, 08:44 AM
He said somewhere that it was just about dark and very little will be open. I don't need to stop for anything. Also I think he is gone already. I sent him a PM the day before he posted that he was going to be gone for 2 weeks and I haven't heard back from him.

Dragon_wolf
11-26-2008, 02:39 AM
Just when things start to get interesting... lol! The only thing I need is bracers of defense AC 0, but I don't think we'll find those any time soon.

SpielMeister
11-26-2008, 08:35 AM
Well, obviously we can't do much in the way of moving this story any further until the DM gets back, so I guess after my next post I'll just wait until the DM returns. I suppose we could arm-wrestle each other at the inn? We've got plenty of money to spend on ale... :confused:

raven21
11-26-2008, 05:43 PM
Thats why I have not been fast to reply in the game thread. I wanted to get moving casue its the sensible thing to do, but with out a game master it makes it hard.

Dragon_wolf
11-26-2008, 08:16 PM
Well, obviously we can't do much in the way of moving this story any further until the DM gets back, so I guess after my next post I'll just wait until the DM returns. I suppose we could arm-wrestle each other at the inn? We've got plenty of money to spend on ale... :confused:
Or an axe throwing contest, I'm sure he would appreciate the damage to the tavern :D

raven21
11-28-2008, 04:09 PM
If everyone wants or is interested we could each delete our last post and carry on talking to each other and making plans for the adventure ahead and when the GM gets back just repost the post we have deleted and move on with the game.

Dragon_wolf
11-29-2008, 08:11 AM
or we could keep talking while we are walking down the street. I'd have to study the map, but I'm pretty sure it's quite a way from where we are to where we are going. And if the DM has something planned along the way, he could move it a couple alley ways - lol. But I agree, we don't have to stop just because the DM is gone for a bit.

SpielMeister
11-29-2008, 10:01 AM
I'm up for talking in character as we walk through the streets.

Dragon_wolf
11-29-2008, 11:18 PM
Works for me

SpielMeister
12-11-2008, 11:38 PM
Hmmm...It has been two weeks, if not a little longer. I wonder what happened to Excior. Excior--you out there? There's a fictitious dwarf in Greyhawk who wants to explore a castle... :)

SpielMeister
12-15-2008, 09:06 AM
Hi everybody,

I'm sorry, but I'm going to bow out of this game. Hope you all have fun with it.

raven21
12-15-2008, 08:09 PM
That sucks. I was wondering when people would start leaving.

Dragon_wolf
12-16-2008, 03:17 AM
Me too... was getting tired of waiting for something to happen as well, and considering whether to bow out as well.

I'll hang on a bit longer to see if things start back up...

Jamfke
12-16-2008, 04:34 PM
I am still waiting on the DM. Even though we haven't really gotten started, per se, I like where this game is going.

Dragon_wolf
12-16-2008, 07:52 PM
Yeah, I like the game too, so far, though it is frustrating not knowing if anything is going to come of it.

raven21
12-17-2008, 09:28 AM
I wish he would get on and lest tell us what is going on.

Excior
12-18-2008, 05:30 PM
This is Excior's wife. My grandfather has been in the hospital and is not doing well. Excior was laid off and we had to let the net go he is going to be laid off till the end of Feb. He is going to try to get online at the library (he has to get a card). I was supposed to post this last week but things have been hectic for me at work, and with my grandfather being ill this was the last thing on my mind. Excior is going thru withdrawals from the game.

Jamfke
12-19-2008, 01:45 AM
Sorry to hear about that. Don't worry about the game, we'll live.

illgottengains
01-18-2009, 07:12 AM
...

Excior
02-12-2009, 02:53 PM
well I am back on line now, if any of you are still around let me know.

raven21
02-12-2009, 03:49 PM
I haven't been on here in a while now and just by coincidence got on here today and saw you were back. I am still interested if others are as well.

Dragon_wolf
02-13-2009, 06:53 AM
Of course, have been waiting patiently for your return.

My Ressurect spell DID work... muahahahahaha!

LOL!

Welcome back!

Excior
02-13-2009, 08:57 AM
ok guys lets give a few more days to see if the rest of the group shows up if not I may move the game to a diffrent sight where you two will be welocme to come.
--- Merged from Double Post ---
I sent PM's to the other two players and am waiting to hear back from them feel free to chime in on the OOC boards so we can get back in touch with each other. By the way Nice Role Play while I was gone.

Jamfke
02-13-2009, 05:34 PM
ok guys lets give a few more days to see if the rest of the group shows up if not I may move the game to a diffrent sight where you two will be welocme to come.
--- Merged from Double Post ---
I sent PM's to the other two players and am waiting to hear back from them feel free to chime in on the OOC boards so we can get back in touch with each other. By the way Nice Role Play while I was gone.

I'm still in! Thanks for the PM!

Excior
02-13-2009, 06:10 PM
I am still trying to find a magic user for you guys If I can get one he could join up with you at the sages will compose a post asap please read through the game thread its not real long to get a feel for the characters again.

Excior
02-14-2009, 11:34 AM
remember I do not pust much on weekends so give me untill monday to get your next post up. I will summerize your trip from the Green Dragon and have it end with you guys at the door of the sages house.

Dragon_wolf
02-15-2009, 12:37 PM
No problem, I don't have a lot of time to post on the weekend either, so I understand.

Just looking forward to the game!

Dragon_wolf
02-16-2009, 05:58 AM
Oh incidentally, if you can't find someone to play a mage, but have someone interested in a cleric, I can switch out and bring a mage in. Haven't played a 2nd ed mage in a while, but I think I can manage. lol.

(knew i should have made cleric/mage) hehe

Excior
02-17-2009, 06:25 PM
Still waiting on the rest of you to post.

SpielMeister
02-20-2009, 08:41 AM
"Or, what he said." muttering under his breath, "You can always depend on a dwarf for tact."

OOC: I realize this is a role-playing game and people have their characters sometimes say and do things in keeping with their character, but can we dispense with the usual dwarf-bashing remarks that PCs always seem to find necessary? I'm really not up for a game involving in-group conflicts. I've been through it before and, aside from the fact that it's really old and worn-out, believe me, it doesn't produce anything worthwhile and only leads to ridiculous bantering that ends up taking away from, or even wrecking, a game. Thanks.

Excior
02-20-2009, 09:04 AM
All OOC posts should go in the OOC thread to keep the Game thread neat. I my self have never been offended buy such talk but if it offends you then I would ask the rest of the group to keep it to a bear minimium. But I find the sterotypes refreashing. love the Dawf talking about the elfs pointed ears and such.

SpielMeister
02-20-2009, 09:07 AM
All OOC posts should go in the OOC thread to keep the Game thread neat. I my self have never been offended buy such talk but if it offends you then I would ask the rest of the group to keep it to a bear minimium. But I find the sterotypes refreashing. love the Dawf talking about the elfs pointed ears and such.

Sorry about posting here. I had actually considered posting it in the OOC thread but wanted to make sure everyone saw it so I posted it here instead.

The dwarf remarks don't "offend" me; but it does tend to lead to in-party fighting which, as I said, I've seen to have pretty negative results. "Refreshing" is actually the polar opposite of how I find it; "old" and "stale" is more like how I see it. It has such a "been there, done that" quality.

raven21
02-20-2009, 03:40 PM
I am really confused by Spielmeister's last post.

Excior
02-20-2009, 03:57 PM
Sorry about posting here. I had actually considered posting it in the OOC thread but wanted to make sure everyone saw it so I posted it here instead.

The dwarf remarks don't "offend" me; but it does tend to lead to in-party fighting which, as I said, I've seen to have pretty negative results. "Refreshing" is actually the polar opposite of how I find it; "old" and "stale" is more like how I see it. It has such a "been there, done that" quality.

Sorry I hit edit post by mistake instead of Quote this should make more sence.

Sorry to hear that your dropping out of the game. but to respond to your last statement. what you find old and Stale are the same personality traits that make playing such races fun even for the ones that do not play them and like it or not Greyhawk Dwarves, and Elves have been played like that for a very long time, and as such they should be allowed. As to the in fighting you refer too I can only say that I am sorry that you were with a group of people that took it to such levels. Thats what Role Play is all about in my opinion. and If such Infighting were to come about It would have been up to me as DM to handle it.

Now for the rest of you. I am meeting with a great deal of difficulity in finding players for this game on this site. SO I plan on moving it to another site do you have any objections? The other site has more options to use as well.

Dragon_wolf
02-20-2009, 07:43 PM
OOC: I realize this is a role-playing game and people have their characters sometimes say and do things in keeping with their character, but can we dispense with the usual dwarf-bashing remarks that PCs always seem to find necessary? I'm really not up for a game involving in-group conflicts. I've been through it before and, aside from the fact that it's really old and worn-out, believe me, it doesn't produce anything worthwhile and only leads to ridiculous bantering that ends up taking away from, or even wrecking, a game. Thanks.

First I was not Dwarf-bashing
Second, if we are going to be so sensitive about these things then this is probably not the game for me.

raven21
02-20-2009, 08:03 PM
Yes thanks that makes more scene. Is he really dropping out of the game? I didn't think that one little comment was to much or uncalled for. He could have just as easily said it and left the word dwarf out, but then that would have been against your character personally and not just a stereotype.

Excior
02-20-2009, 08:47 PM
Dragon please dont drop out. I got a mage for you guys now I just need to fill the dwarf spot once more.

Jamfke
02-20-2009, 11:10 PM
I'm okay playing wherever you want. Just point me to the site and I'll follow.

I didn't see anything wrong with the Dwarf comment, especially as he said it "under his breath", so no one else would hear it. As for getting upset about in-fighting, Excior is correct, it's his job as DM to handle it. When I'm running a game, I usually let the PCs go at it, and when it gets too hot, I throw something at them so they have to quit arguing/fighting, and concentrate on the threat at hand. If they go back to it afterward, something bigger and badder gets tossed at them. Hopefully by then they realize what their doing wrong. If not, somebody dies, and everyone else takes their stuff! :D

Excior
02-20-2009, 11:18 PM
I have found a player for the Dwarf he may redo him but since the game has not really gotten started yet I dont think that will be a big issue. and I may just keep it right here on Pen and Paper after all I was given a board here with out much of a fuss.

Jamfke
02-20-2009, 11:43 PM
Cool! Let's get this show on the road!!!

Dragon_wolf
02-21-2009, 12:03 AM
Fair enough. I'm still here, willing to play, I don't like to have to watch everything I type to make sure it is 'politically correct' when even our 'politically correct' soceity isn't even so. Although I don't go out of my way to be insulting, to anyone, I like characters that have flavour, and if that means resorting to some of the "tired", formulas, that is D&D, and always will be.

I welcome people insulting me (to a point). I thrive on it. And hey, even the best of friends fight over things. You have to expect it, live with it, and grow through it.

Also, it is a game. There is a difference between making a comment about a character, and digging the player through your character comments.

I also agree that the DM should be the one to decide if a comment is unfair, uncalled for, or down right obnoxious. And considering my job in life involves high levels of diplomacy, it takes a heck of a lot of effort for me to be rude or obnoxious to someone.

On the other hand, if you feel I am being rude, by all means contact me, and tell me about it. I am more than willing to work with you to fix it. Calling me down in public is kinda like backing Wolverine into a corner.

Enough said.

Excior
02-21-2009, 08:21 AM
Thanks for sticking around Dragon, hopefully turns out the guy did not want to jump off site to play this game. I got one more nibble over there I sent him a PM this morning. Since I have not gotten any requests to play the dwarf on this site we may need to move it to the other site, will this be ok?

Dragon_wolf
02-21-2009, 09:31 AM
Point the way.

Jamfke
02-21-2009, 10:09 AM
Ditto.

Excior
02-21-2009, 10:16 AM
OK it will take me a few days to transfer everything over.... if any Site Admin read this, thanks for letting me have the board. But Its been hard finding players for my oldler version of Dungeons and Dragons. I will continue to point people in the direction of this site its wonderful for person to person contact making.

SpielMeister
02-21-2009, 10:47 AM
There seems to be some misunderstanding about my leaving, so let me clarify.

The dwarf comment, by itself, was not enough to make me leave. It was just a comment. As I told Excior (he should have relayed this to you as it wasn't personal), I'm running a PbP game of my own and decided that is enough gaming for me for the time being.

As for roleplaying: First of all, honestly the old "elves hate dwarves and dwarves hate elves" slant is only one out of hundreds of roleplaying possibilities. Our roleplaying of characters is limited only by our imaginations. There are countless personality traits that we can use to add life to our characters, so saying that elves and dwarves have always been at each other's throats, that's the way it is, etc., just doesn't cut it.

Secondly, the in-character use of the dwarf as the comedic "fall guy" (if I'm using the word right) has not come only from players of elf characters.

Third, this latest conversation has confirmed that this is not the game for me because in-fighting will be tolerated. That's not how I see roleplaying games are meant to be played, and it hasn't been that way in most of the roleplaying games I've been a part of, whether online or at the table (and I've been at quite a few).

But putting gaming theory aside, I hope you all continue with the campaign and have fun with it. Don't worry about not finding players; there are plenty out there. If you haven't tried these sites for recruiting, check them out:

www.rpg.net
www.enworld.org
www.myth-weavers.com (I would suggest even moving your game to this site--it's designed especially for PbP games and has a lot of utilities to help with it.)
www.dragonsfoot.org
www.knights-n-knaves.com

Jamfke
02-21-2009, 11:45 AM
No worries about your decision to pull out. No one blames you for wanting a different style of role play.

I just have one question though. Is it okay for one player to try to influence others in how they are going to play their characters, just because he or she doesn't like their choices? You are correct that there is more than one way to play the interaction between any of the races, but the old tropes are what most folks gravitate to IME. Even you seemed to be playing your character as the traditional Dwarf; gruff, short-tempered, and direct.

If I am one of those that you believe was using Torak as the comedic "fall guy", I do apologize. Again, I was only playing my character as I thought he should be played.

Farewell, and always have fun.

Dragon_wolf
02-21-2009, 02:21 PM
As for roleplaying: First of all, honestly the old "elves hate dwarves and dwarves hate elves" slant is only one out of hundreds of roleplaying possibilities. Our roleplaying of characters is limited only by our imaginations. There are countless personality traits that we can use to add life to our characters, so saying that elves and dwarves have always been at each other's throats, that's the way it is, etc., just doesn't cut it.

Secondly, the in-character use of the dwarf as the comedic "fall guy" (if I'm using the word right) has not come only from players of elf characters.


For the record. Our characters just met so it would have been out of place for my character to say "Just like Torak, tactless as usual, even though you have been playing him that way. (smashing tankards and driving axes into tables, as well as some undiplomatic comments). I tried to be diplomatic about it, but it is quite obvious that you were looking for a way to take umbrage at something in the game and would have regardless of what was said.
If you had responded as pretty much ANYONE else I have ever played with (which probably numbers near 100), with a comment from the character, my character would probably have apologized, and it would have been over and done with. However, it appears that you were looking for an excuse, not only to get out of the game but to cause difficulties among the players.
I for one will not continue in the game if you are playing, nor will I join any game you are in or DMing.

raven21
02-21-2009, 02:36 PM
Just to let you all know I am not offended easily and I don't really watch what I say either. After all how my character feels about your character is not how I feel about you and everything that I say in character is just that.

Dragon_wolf
02-21-2009, 05:34 PM
thank you Raven21, and most players I have known are like that. I just get irritated by people who try to pass off blame to others for their own malfunctions. I am usually very easy going and love ROLEplaying. I know enough to separate the game from life, and appreciate people who can do the same.
I work for someone who does that very thing, and will be SO glad when I am able to find another job and get out of there.
Anyway, that has nothing to do with the game. I am playing in a PBP game over on Twinwands site, and we have traded similiar comments back and forth (mage vs thief) and it has not lead to infighting, and infact has added quite a lot of flavour to the game. Not that every character of mine does such things, but I think if it is done without malice, it is a fun little roleplaying device.

Excior
02-21-2009, 09:55 PM
Now that that is said and done I hope Dragon will still play with us and I expect I will move the site to one of the ones mention above, I have played on one of them before and relly like the extra stuff you can do on that site as far as PBP goes.

Excior
02-23-2009, 04:00 PM
AM moving the game here Mythweavers (http://www.myth-weavers.com/forumhome.php?) sign up and PM me with your Site names over there.