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Web Programmer. 4 player/DM. Have also run several games of Dread, and DMing several concurrent session of 5e. Relatively new to table top gaming but I'm a fast learner.


Apr
15
comment What does “The Load” mean?
I moved the TV Tropes link up to the question, should clarify for future users, but this isn't RPG specific and is OT.
Apr
15
comment What does “The Load” mean?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is about a general English term rather than an RPG one.
Apr
15
comment Can a support combat style be effective without magic?
in addition to Help and Lay on Hands, Pallys can make use of their multi-attack and use shove to push or prone enemies.
Apr
15
comment Does food change with your Druid form?
Ok, different way of asking. Is there a reason that the existing druid rule that all of your gear transforms with you is an unsatisfactory answer to this question? Could you explain that, and help us understand how an answer to this question would/should affect gameplay? It'd be helpful in order to provide better answers than mere speculation.
Apr
15
comment Neverwinter & Sword Coast adventures
HOTDQ is also set in the same area, it starts well south, but passes pretty close by. It does not however, get all the way up to Neverwinter.
Apr
14
comment How does shield bashing work in DnD 5E?
@GMScherz There's nothing in the game that allows for that at this time. What it should be is between you and your GM. The mechanics on improvised weapons allow those that closely resemble weapons to be used as such, thus you might talk your DM into letting you use your shield as an ax or something, but I'm not seeing a close enough comp to include it in an answer.
Apr
14
comment Which of the Martial Archetypes or multiclassing as a Druid will increase my versatility the most?
Could you post your scores in 2 more stats. Those being Dex and Int also Wis if you're kicking around Druid
Apr
13
comment Shield Master - Can the shield push be taken before an attack?
Let us continue this discussion in chat.
Apr
12
comment Do you have to cast Shield prior to your opponent's attack roll?
@Aviad that's not the case, I've clarified that its the same roll.
Apr
10
comment What is a fractal style of story generator?
@DCShannon I've included some, but this isn't intended as an explanation of the game microscope, it's more of an illustration of a fractal system, I'm assuming that if someone wants to know how micrscope works they'll read microscope. The contrast between linear and fractal is that linear storytelling isn't designed with inserting things in the middle, it's intended to be linear. Fractal storytelling is non-linear by design and uses the same patterns over and over. Some linear storytelling uses similar patterns regularly too, but that's not a key element of it's design.
Apr
10
comment When does a flying creature start and end falling?
@JohnP counter argument: it takes a long time to climb 100' up a cliff face, it doesn't take very long to fall said distance.
Apr
9
comment
@sillyputty There are a lot of things a high reputation user can't do that a moderator can. The big ones are cast decisive votes and handle flags. I've cast my fair share of flags, and would love to help on the other side (yes, I actually like flag handling). So basically, I'm running not just to keep doing what I'm doing, but to take on more responsibility here and also keep doing what I'm doing (and doing it more effectively).
Apr
9
comment How does the Ranger Whirlwind Attack feature compare to the Volley feature?
Also, the "possible scenarios" is a distraction and none of them are relevant to the comparison.
Apr
9
comment How does the Ranger Whirlwind Attack feature compare to the Volley feature?
It'd be helpful to future answerers and me crafting my answer if you could clarify what your optimization goal is here. Are you looking for damage, the most use? Are you evaluating this power for a ranged ranger or a melee ranger? What kind of campaign are you playing in? Basically in order for this to be answerable beyond what I've written we need more detail. Also, it would be helpful to future posters and readers if you integrate your "edit" block into the question rather than leaving it as an end tag. if people want to see what you added they can look at the edit history.
Apr
9
comment How does the Ranger Whirlwind Attack feature compare to the Volley feature?
How much 5e have you played? I'm not sure surrounded is all that highly situational....
Apr
8
comment Rules for owning and training wolf
@timster and thats exactly what we have to do in 5e when we want to do things the rules don't currently cover
Apr
8
comment Does a Daily gained from a feat count against my current 3/day limit?
@afagedon95 yeah, the only class that has restrictions on how many of it's given dailies it can use is the wizzy. (and that's because they get 2 at each level, total number of powers usable is the same, the wiz is just more flexible).
Apr
8
comment Does a Daily gained from a feat count against my current 3/day limit?
@afagedon95 it's a power that's use is only permitted by the other power and can only be used once while it's active. It has no interaction with any other powers as far as expenditure goes (it gets a bit weird when you interplay recharging in, but usually a power needs a level to be recharged so...)
Apr
8
comment Does a Daily gained from a feat count against my current 3/day limit?
@KRyan yeah, I think I may need to rewrite this whole thing.
Apr
8
comment Does a Daily gained from a feat count against my current 3/day limit?
@KRyan Not in general. The wizard works like that...kind of (but not really). But no, usually it's just you use the powers in front of you.