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  • DMMike's Avatar
    Today, 05:50 PM
    Encounters Each randomly-generated dungeon room requires at least one roll on the encounter table. An Amulet encounter is a meeting that means danger for the PCs: either monsters, generators, traps, or puzzles. Monsters There are five basic types of monsters which can form swarms...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    Today, 12:41 PM
    Welcome to P&PG! We forum, we chat, and we play-by-post. And we're running online mini-conventions, so stay tuned for those. I've been thinking about a 5e game too, but I prefer Tuesdays. Are you guys DMing or no?
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 PM
    You can now call me familiar. And if I ever run a modern game (I'm way overdue), SCP will definitely be a resource.
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  • Stormhound's Avatar
    09-19-2014, 01:47 PM
    For anyone reading this and sitting on the fence, wondering just what kind of GM I might make, I offer you the following excerpt from the character creation notes on Wizards: The touchword for Harnic wizards is restraint. The concept is pounded into an apprentice’s head from the...
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  • Skunkape's Avatar
    09-16-2014, 02:13 PM
    It also depends on what the mini is made out of. Minis made from resin tend to be more expensive than those made of other plastics. Minis sold at this place, http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/ are really expensive partly because they're made from resin, oh and they're done on limited runs too.
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-16-2014, 12:59 PM
    Creation Dungeons in Amulet are created one room at a time, and any given room can, through the process of random generation, reveal itself to actually be part of another, larger room. The following rules apply to creating the dungeon levels as you go. Roll 2d8 to find table results. THE...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-16-2014, 09:10 AM
    Sorry if it's lost in translation, but it sounds to me like you're not getting enough mileage out of the GM-fudge rule. Related to Rule Zero. If you're playing a game like D&D, all you need to know is your character's level, which will give you an appropriate bonus to add to your die roll. You...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-15-2014, 08:45 PM
    DMMike replied to a thread Article suggestions in Feedback
    Industry news, like new RPGs, industry crossovers (RPG to movie), feelgood stories (gamer saves cat), and tips on improving GMing and game groups wouldn't hurt. And site highlights. So-and-so just uploaded a great file. Or Some-young-guy just started this hot thread. Obviously, news about...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-14-2014, 07:47 PM
    Did I say "original concept?" Hope not. Anyway, they're welcome to send me letters for something I'm not selling. I'll plead the 1st.
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-14-2014, 12:20 PM
    Beginning work on the Dungeon section. But here's the party-game part: GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS – some events in the game are so important that they must be announced by an otherworldly, god-like, or dungeon master-like voice. These game announcements can be made by anyone besides the PC who caused...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-13-2014, 09:58 AM
    Here are the basic dungeon-generation tables. Note that tables beginning on 2 use two dice to generate a result, and the Exit Type table uses 3d4. Size Shape Exit-Loc Exit-Typ Exit-Num
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-12-2014, 10:34 AM
    Classes The heroes of the game find themselves in the mysterious dungeon with only a portion of their normal gear, so they must rely first on their combat and magic skills to survive. The following classes describe the beginning powers and gear of each character. When characters gain level...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-10-2014, 10:42 PM
    Characters A game of Amulet can be run with just one player, but as with most dungeons, there is safety in numbers. This section tells you everything you need to know about the magical amulets worn by each character, how to make characters, and how to convert core rules Modos RPG characters to...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-09-2014, 07:46 PM
    This is pretty cool - run one brand new game for P&PG Con, get one free! Thanks Matt!
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-09-2014, 06:11 PM
    Sorry to do this, but I have a family event that takes priority on September 20. I have to postpone this game, but once we get some RSVPs, we'll reschedule as soon as possible.
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-09-2014, 06:09 PM
    I've been wanting to run my homebrew game, which is closer to Elder Scrolls or Final Fantasy than D&D. But I have a D&D Starter Set that needs some attention. Willing to try other games, dearhunter?
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-07-2014, 04:49 PM
    Draft intro section: A disembodied voice speaks in the darkness. “You are such a great hero. When I came to you, singing your praises, fawning for your attention, you didn’t even blink. Because you knew that your achievements were glorious. You had no humility. So you took my amulet, and...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-07-2014, 03:07 PM
    Game of Thrones? Anyway, the I'll take a crack at their racial powers/classes: Targaryen- fire resistance, paladin Lannister- charm/barter, rogue Stark- detect truth, ranger
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-07-2014, 11:50 AM
    Open discussion on playtest issues follows (postures at end): 3 action economy: very different from standard action+movement action, because you don't have to wait for your turn to act - you can respond at any time. Also, you don't have time to defend against any and all attacks - you must...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-06-2014, 10:40 AM
    Here's a draft outline. I'm looking for things that need rearranging, embellishment, inclusion, or removal. Synopsis Introduction & Story Characters Magic Power Classes
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-06-2014, 09:43 AM
    Targaryen, Lannister, and Stark would be awesome!
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-05-2014, 04:37 PM
    So, um, I just made a huge project out of this. And I'm soliciting help, for ideas if nothing else. This is Project Amulet. It will be a self-generating dungeon crawl. Probably GM-less. Fast, Furious, and Fun, but it's not Savage Worlds. It's based on the classic arcade game Gauntlet and...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-04-2014, 09:54 PM
    Totally what I'm looking for - and fun is totally the goal. No market prices though - this is another donation to the community. Although that reminds me of another one I was working on before - a Gauntlet simulator called Amulet - which might overtake this project depending on the ideas I...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-03-2014, 12:01 PM
    WANTED: bandit slayers By order of Jarl Elisif the Fair: Whosoever shall capture or slay the bandit gang in Volskygge barrow is hereby entitled to all of the non-stolen treasure within. See my housecarl, Bolgeir Bearclaw, for counsel and bounty. -- This is a Skyrim-style game taking...
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-03-2014, 11:33 AM
    I'm -not- taking a 2PM-5PM spot, but I'm happy to run a game when 2 or more players sign up. The game's registration will be held in the forums until further notice. http://www.penandpapergames.com/forums/showthread.php/29692-P-amp-PG-con-Skyrim-Return-to-Volskygge?p=193052#post193052
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-02-2014, 06:36 PM
    DMMike replied to a thread Looking for a 4e group in 4th Edition
    Little bit of a thread necro here, fellas. But since you're interested in an online play-by-chat, let me know if I can run a game for you. I don't do 4th ed, but I have something that's just as easy, and cheaper.
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    09-02-2014, 12:17 PM
    I'm hijacking my own thread from: Please tell me: What are your three favorite ideas found in fantasy literature? What are the coolest fantasy game rules you've seen or used? What are the fantasy ideas that you've always wanted to see in an RPG?
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  • Stormhound's Avatar
    09-01-2014, 08:57 AM
    Rather than continuing to post piles of detail here (and anywhere else I'm recruiting), I'm trying to take advantage of Obsidian Portal's campaign management tools. You can find information here: https://a-simple-venture.obsidianportal.com/
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  • DMMike's Avatar
    08-30-2014, 02:32 PM
    This game will now be an online game - as it pleases the players. Venue is right here in the P&PG chatroom. I modified the combat/roleplaying ratio. Note that for this game, "roleplaying" includes exploration, problem-solving, and social encounters. Finally, the easier to access, but less...
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    Hey we talked awhile back about a vampire game, we are getting a continuation campaign going. If interested in joining group, drop me a line.

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    Are you looking for players? I'm looking for a weekly gaming group. I mostly play D&D but would love to try Starwars. I'm live in San Bernardino.

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    Hi and thanks. We were looking for at least two more players and can accomodate up to 4 (I think).
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    Thanks! No luck yet but still trying.
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    Thanks for the nod about the GM panel.
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    You were pretty awesome in that adventure dearest! Good Job! You saved my ass lotsa times.
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    D&D time my love Can't wait for you to save my ass this week so I can take credit for it.
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    I will be moving to the Dallas area in a year or so, I just hope there are more players there than in San Diego...
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Dark Future, Fantasy, Horror, Modern, Post Apocalyptic, Science Fiction / Futuristic, Space Opera, Strategic (Miniatures), Super Heroic
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I'd like to try them all.
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I'm not currently looking for a group, as I found a great bunch of players through pen and paper. However, what I look for in a group are people who are laid back and just have fun with the game, some kind of role playing, and a DM who isn't so hard core and lets his/her players progress through their story instead of forcing them along it.
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I am currently playing in a D&D and Star wars Campaign that is on a rotating schedule. I use paper and pen to keep in touch with group members and as a way to find other players who might be a good match for our group.

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