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KRyan makes an excellent point- even without the ability to light the resultant substance on fire, the spell is by no means use impaired. On the other hand, actual grease certainly is flammable, and when a word used in rules text does not have a defined game-specific meaning, most people default to the normal meaning of the word. If the substance created by ...


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The rules as written don’t allow for the possibility, and there’s every reason to think that magically-created grease is not literally the same substance as mundane grease and therefore does not share the properties not listed in the grease spell description. Moreover, grease is one of the best spells for its level in the game, which makes many DMs leery of ...


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Skills can't be used for this directly. Instead, the detect magic and identify spells are used, which grant spellcraft checks as part of their spell effects. Spellcraft This skill is also used to identify the properties of magic items in your possession through the use of spells such as detect magic and identify. Detect magic grants you the ...


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"A character can only effectively wear two magic rings. A third magic ring doesn’t work if the wearer is already wearing two magic rings." This indicates that you can in fact wear more than two rings, but only the first two confer any bonus. (The feat Extra rings and a Hand of Glory can make it 5)


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A Walkthrough Run a one-shot or up to a 3 session game. Have your Newbie GM sit with you. Let the other players know that this is going to be a walkthrough. For a walkthrough, everyone at the table should be explaining the choices they're making and why they're making them, and feel free to ask questions as you go. "Ok, so notice how I'm having the ...


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Talk to your player Explain what kind of game you're playing. Explain what kind of protagonists fit in this game. Understand that a game is not just a physics engine - it is also about what makes sense for the genre or setting you're trying to create. If the player isn't interested in playing that game, then wish them luck and play with other people. ...


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Three Questions I boil mostly down to three things: What does it want? How does it get it? If this was a movie, what does the camera focus on, and what sound do we get? Examples: I know a griffin wants prey, it flies in to snatch it, and if it were a movie, it'd be about how fast and deadly this thing charges down and snatches people. For monsters, ...


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How much? As many other people have noted, it really depends on your group and the game you're playing. Some people enjoy games that are railroaded - they're playing to get a story told to them, and maybe make a few choices in a fight scene. Some people want to be able to do anything that's appropriate within the game genre/setting, and do not want a ...



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