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  • fmitchell's Avatar
    02-26-2015, 11:33 AM
    AKA: Translation spells, how the **** do they work? (Which presents another possibility: what if hard-to-translate concepts -- or words the gods don't like -- sound like meaningless noise when the spell translates them?) As another data point, older(?) versions of Tunnels & Trolls allowed...
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    02-24-2015, 05:57 PM
    I always assumed that translation spells operated telepathically: they convey what the target means to say, not what he says. Plus, hey, it's magic. Even then, things can get strange if the target is non-humanoid, e.g. a sapient spider, or comes from a very different reality or plane of...
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    02-23-2015, 02:59 AM
    Only 4.99 for the next month you can get this 130 page campaign module of post apocalyptic survival, horror. This can be used for any scifi rpg but was built for Chaos 6010 A.D. The players awaken on a pile of dead bodies with a memory wipe and must figure out what is going on. Survive at least one...
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  • Matt James's Avatar
    02-22-2015, 02:34 PM
    I'll see what Farcaster can do. We're both managing our day-jobs at the moment, which take up it's share of time. Thank you for following up.
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  • Matt James's Avatar
    02-22-2015, 02:31 PM
    This is Farcaster's realm. I'll follow-up.
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  • trechriron's Avatar
    02-19-2015, 04:46 PM
    1) Sounds painful... :-) 2) WHY? Red on black? GAH!!!!! Ummm... may I suggest you try some good 'ol fashioned black on white? Let the game speak for itself. I don't need blood red on black to evoke the dark horror feeling. Either that game evokes it in words or it doesn't. GAHHHHH!@!!!!! OK....
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  • Ithelryn's Avatar
    02-17-2015, 01:47 AM
    I think the Bubsnout meat is a grand idea, if we have the time to feed it (the Mimic does seem to be fading rather quickly), if not, perhaps some rations will sustain it (as Tim suggested). I think the knowledge of the area would be valued treasure to us, if after feeding the awful monster, we...
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  • nijineko's Avatar
    02-16-2015, 05:14 PM
    1) The GM (or player who created said puzzle) will select a trait that embodies the difficulty of the puzzle and layer in references to said trait and supporting references into the puzzle's description for noetic weight. Jpat reviews his character's traits and picks the one he feels will most...
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  • Simon W's Avatar
    02-16-2015, 01:23 PM
    It's out now! Barbarians of Lemuria: Mythic Edition
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  • fmitchell's Avatar
    02-12-2015, 06:51 PM
    I was a GURPS fan like you. Then I took a spreadsheet to the knee. (Seriously, I was a fan since Man to Man, and even ran a GURPS 1-3e campaign back in my college years ... which probably led to my pathological dislike of traditional RPG magic. 4e is actually an improvement, of sorts ... but...
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  • trechriron's Avatar
    02-12-2015, 12:18 PM
    :-) I am a fan of GURPS 4e and have tried to sit down several times and customize a game to run (and ran out of patience). I just finished playing a session in a Rolemaster Unified play-test. I was exploring using HARP as my fantasy game (a sort of "Rolemaster Light" ish). Compared to that?...
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  • nijineko's Avatar
    02-12-2015, 11:40 AM
    Any other thoughts or feedback?
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  • Ithelryn's Avatar
    02-12-2015, 12:41 AM
    Sorry Umi, I the rush that was yesterday (I got a call that I had to come into work early today), I totally forgot to post. I like Yrisz actions just they way they where originally posted, she's not much for running up to save poor trapped Rogur unless all else fails. That door to the north is...
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  • Matt James's Avatar
    02-10-2015, 05:15 AM
    Matt James replied to a thread @@*@&#%^!(@*! in Feedback
    Yes
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    02-09-2015, 09:43 PM
    Matt James replied to a thread @@*@&#%^!(@*! in Feedback
    Ill fix it.
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  • Ithelryn's Avatar
    02-08-2015, 12:07 AM
    I rather wonder what I did to get my texted stared out? I didn't curse or anything? Hmmm.
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  • Ithelryn's Avatar
    02-07-2015, 12:22 AM
    Oh no, the dreaded Mimic! First off, Umi here are some minor changes regarding Yrisz's info (I presume you are mostly worried about consumables in the item listings): Her passive insight (unless I missed something obvious) is +21 Her dagger attack power is a +6 due to daggers have a...
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  • Ithelryn's Avatar
    02-06-2015, 11:39 PM
    Holy crap, a lot to read. Sehanine, sigh. I don't have auto correct (which Umi will probably point out I need badly) and I copied and pasted the name from my game info file, so I don't know where it went astray, but it obviously did. It has been fixed, thanks for noticing Palpatim.
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    02-06-2015, 02:38 AM
    AzgrymnThePale created a blog entry Chaos Crew in AzgrymnThePale
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by Farcaster on 10-14-2011 at 07:14 PM
I kicked off a new campaign about a year and a half ago called "The Gatekeeper," and I have had the extremely good fortune of having a published WotC designer and author at the table with us, Mr. Erik Scott de Bie. Erik, I have come to find out, is a tenacious writer. In the first few weeks of our game, he actually sent me more post game followup than all my players combined have sent me in the following year.

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by Farcaster on 04-22-2010 at 03:58 PM
d20pro pushed out an update today. Version 2.1 is out of beta and available for download.

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