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No, they're very different games. Anything you try to use out of the D&D 5e Player's Handbook will be nonsense to the “game engine” that a D&D 3.5e game uses. It would be like trying to put a Blu-ray disc into a CD-ROM drive: it will superficially look like it fits, but it will not function. To play in their 3.5e game, ask them what you need. They ...


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D&D 5e is a completely different game from 3.5e. While the two have superficial similarities, the rules are so far apart from one another that you can't really use one set of rule with the other. Your 5e books will not do. If the people you're playing with already have the 3.5e games, you don't need any books - they already have all the books you ...


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From the original text in 1e DMG: If the wielder wears any girdle of giant strength and gauntlets of ogre power in addition, he or she may properly wield the weapon if the hammer's true name is known. When swung or hurled it gains a +5, double damage dice, all girdle and gauntlets bonuses, and strikes dead any giant' upon which it scores a hit. ...


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Are the three D&D artifacts directly inspired by Thor's three artifacts? Yes. The synergistic relationship was established in Supplement 4 to OD&D (God, Demi-Gods, and Heroes, 1976, authors Ward & Kuntz, ed. Kask). This predates AD&D. Found on pages 23 and 24 is Thor's equipment that includes: Mjolnir: The magical Hammer of Thor. ...


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I found no information regarding the age of Owlbears. I searched my old books (Editions are in the list below). I searched my old magazines (Dragon & Dungeon - covering 2nd and 3.5 Edition). I couldn't find anything on the lifespan of Owlbears. I couldn't even find anything about their ages in World of Warcraft d20, where there are multiple species of ...


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In case you're still looking for it, I found it on Google. It originated on 4chan, but has ended up on both reddit and imgur. You can find it below.


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Are there limits to what a DM can do? Yes and no. Yes, there is a limit, which is the limit of what you will all put up with before making an issue of it and refusing to keep playing his game. But also no, because you might not ever reach your personal limit and could just keep playing despite not having fun. People are notorious for hanging onto the hope ...


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Well, no... Whole world (and the story) is controlled by DM. If he wants to kill you by saying "there was a bomb in the wine bottle", "whole building collapsed with you inside" or "remember that meal 3 nights ago? It was poisoned. Also, you've got Black Plague." - he CAN but... It's a very poor DM If he turns the game into "me vs players". RPG doesn't ...


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Taking MrLemon's suggestion and googling site:http://www.d20pfsrd.com/bestiary/monster-listings/aberrations/ negative produces 6 results, which after filtering out 'negative level' reduces to 3 aberrations with negative energy abilities, though not necessarily breath weapons. They are as follows: Trench Mist Havero Drakainia Of all of those, the Trench ...


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The cards are different, but neither card game interacts* with the RPG rules at all, except at the level of money. Indeed, either can be played all on its own without an RPG involved, so either game will work with either D&D 3.5e or D&D 4e, or really, any other RPG. Played during an RPG, it's just a way to play out an in-RPG gambling event using a ...


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I'm actually very familiar with the Dragonlance series as a whole, so I'll give you my perspective on this based on the source material being the Dragonlance series as a whole. To base it off of numbers, I'll use percentages of armies so you can easily incorporate it into your games. Chromatic Dragons: Black Dragons (5% to 7.5%) - moderately rare, ...


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5e is great for new players. I personally started out on 5e, with the only previous experience with D&D in general being a single session of 3.5 that ended in disaster. 5e is a very intuitive system that has a surprisingly low amount of math involved. You don't get nearly as many bonuses to your rolls as you did in previous editions, and situational ...



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