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for questions pertaining to 'experience points' or any other kind of point gained during play and used to 'level up' or otherwise permanently increase a character's abilities.
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An action to cause damage or some other debilitation.
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The ability to remain undetected by other creatures, either by skill or special effect.
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The process of creating a complete, coherent and convincing world to use as a setting for RPG adventures.
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The process of creating items within the game fiction or mechanics. May includes various types of smithing, alchemy, magic item creation, and other durable or consumable goods, depending on the game.
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I remember something about a gaming product but not its name... What is it?
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This question involves the rules that apply to taking a certain action in a specified system.
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A playable class that excels in martial combat. They are highly skilled with armour and weapons.
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Vampire: The Masquerade, White Wolf's breakthrough gothic urban fantasy RPG. The game concerns the secret society of vampires who live among the people of the World of Darkness.
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frequently viewed as a combination of the cleric and the fighter.
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Class with martial prowess and skills in the wilderness. May have an animal companion depending on the game system.
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Explanations of RPG-specific terminology and jargon.
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Set in the universe of Warhammer 40K, players take on the role of a ships captain and crew.
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A game genre characterized by the presence of magic or magical aspects. Typically the genre also means a pseudo-historical theme, and only rarely includes modern or futuristic themes.
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worn on the body with the specific purpose of deflecting or absorbing damage.
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used for actions that require merely touching a target, often ignoring the target's armor.
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Warhammer 40,000 (40k), by Games Workshop, is a line of far future tabletop games, and their associated setting.
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The act of restoring life/health to a character.
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Questions related to the Forgotten Realms campaign settings of Dungeons & Dragons.
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The process by which a character gains competence upward or laterally.
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to wrestle — engaging in unarmed, nonlethal combat where the goal is often to incapacitate, restrain, or pin rather than kill one's opponent.
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A set of defensive traits based on a characters own ability to avoid the brunt of damage, resist control, and endure through some force.
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for questions where you wish others would point you a good tool to solve your problem, be it a software program or a simple set of rules allowing to do just what you wanted.
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The sequence of events that take place in the fictional environment of a roleplaying game.
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a near-future game (Set in 2050-2075) in the cyberpunk genre, but with magic and fantasy races.
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The ability of Druids to turn themselves into a variety of animals: a shapeshifting effect to allow Druids to become more in tune with nature, allow them to do things they normally could not or to bec…
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Smaller creatures that serve to aid certain spell casters. They typically lack the combat prowess of an animal companion, but aid a spell caster in other ways.
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Issues related to the in-game death, or threat/fear of death, of a player's character in an RPG.
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A being controlled in the game either by a player (player character) or the gamemaster (non-player character).
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Translating characters and concepts from one edition of a game to another, or to a different game entirely.
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Designing and writing adventures, for personal use or publication.
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Questions regarding role-playing via play-by-post or play-by-chat protocols, or realtime through internet-based tools like Roll20, Skype, or OpenRPG.
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Statistics deals with the mathematics of probability-based games.
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Valuable items, particularly coin, gems, jewelry, and rare objects.
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Relating to the creation and distribution of gaming-related materials, whether digitally or in print.
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a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.