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  1. A PC's life is finite.

    Saying its unfair to give the PC's an equal chance to die as the NPC's is just silly. The PC's at least get to choose their battles most of the time. NPC's and monsters are an expendable, renewable resource. They always die off faster then the PC's. If they didn't it would be a very short game and I would be a very lousy Dungeon Master.

    If a PC gets thrown into an arena and forced to fight a veteran gladiator should they not be scared? Is it wrong to assume that gladiator is a survivor ...

    Updated 12-22-2009 at 11:00 PM by scars_of_carma

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  2. English for RPGs – Part 14

    I was reading a description of a place where it was stated that the region was “hundreds of square miles on every side.” The square mile is a unit of area. That's the surface covered by the rectangle. The sides are miles long (miles being a unit of distance or length).

    The plural of manservant is menservants.

    I'm not quite sure about this one. “Different than” feels wrong to me, I would use “different from” instead. “Than” is used to make comparisons, but merely marking ...

    Updated 12-18-2009 at 08:35 PM by TAROT (Category)

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  3. Olympic Torch

    Well, the Olympic torch went past my house today. Got a couple of pics that turned out so so.
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  4. Eberron Campaign: Another Wraith bites the dust! And another one down!

    From the Journals of Francis Ulysses Calvin Kyle IV:
    Page #17
    998-999 YK, 2nd Far of Aryth.
    Dilapidated Temple in the city of Passage, in the nation of Aundair

    We pursued the Dread Wraith into the lower levels of the crumbling temple. Chacal ensured with his ‘scouting’ ablities that the doors were not trapped prior to us opening them. As we negotiated a few doors that way - we heard a cry of anguish from possibly the next room. I remained behind to guard the rear; ...

    Updated 12-16-2009 at 10:07 AM by cigamnogard

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  5. Underdark Adventure

    by , 12-14-2009 at 09:55 PM (cplmac's campaign logs & blogs)
    As we press on, we find a room that has some fine furniture inside. It is apparent that nobody has been in the room for a very long time. Everything is covered with dust and there are no footprints to be seen. It was at this time that we realized that Tristiana was nowhere to be found. Somehow we had lost track of her in the fighting upstairs and outside of the Keep.

    Suddenly, we all realize that there are footsteps coming down the stairs from above. Now this is surprising since ...