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I currently progressing towards a math degree while living in the North Bay. My first experience gaming was a game of AD&D in middle school. I'm currently in an Exalted game and likely to join a D&D 3.5 game. I've also played Star Wars d6, D&D 3.0, Star Wars Saga Edition, Classic Traveller, Mongoose Traveller, and numerous more minor d20 system games.


Apr
28
comment Maid RPG: encouraging people to roleplay
@mxyzplk Wait, isn't maid one of the games where optimized play involves seducing everyone else? It doesn't sound like they are doing that either, and, probably, that doing that would make things more to their liking. So on that note, seduce all the other player's characters.
Apr
25
comment Exalted Limit Breaks - How do I get them to occur more often?
@Cthos, for that you need to merely give them chances to be heros, and also to remember that they are greek heros, not modern heros. This means that even a fall from grace counts as being heroic.
Apr
25
comment Exalted Limit Breaks - How do I get them to occur more often?
@Cthos, at that point, I'd put them in situations that attacking is something the player wouldn't want to do, or at the very least, where there are consequences. I'd also remember that somebody who solves all their problems by attacking isn't a hero and eventually shouldn't be treated as such.
Apr
19
comment Rules modifications for Exalted Clinches
@Rain, in optimized exalted combat they should already be using perfects, and changing that behavior is complicated enough that no fix for it yet exists.
Apr
8
comment Does No-Key the Mushroom King appear in any Exalted 2nd Ed Sourcebooks?
@brian up here: forums.white-wolf.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=45851
Apr
8
comment Does No-Key the Mushroom King appear in any Exalted 2nd Ed Sourcebooks?
Given that the wiki has no mention of him, I'd guess not. Do you want me to ask on the forum for you?
Apr
6
comment Practices to mitigate player characters' conflicting agendas
I think this is a good idea, don't assume group conflict is necessarily bad, but check with the group to make sure that they are on the same page with whatever you decide.
Mar
11
comment RPG system based on Diablo?
I think I own this book, I'll be able to check it in a couple days for LeguRi's criteria.
Mar
1
comment How can I encourage my group to become more well rounded?
To expand on this, even if you don't create the whole character from the ground up together, deciding what basic roles people will fill at the same time, or shortly after, you decide what sort of game to run, is probably the simplest and least objectionable way to do what you want.
Feb
21
comment Can you stack Combat Expertise and Power Attack?
Well yes, especially if you are using abilities which let you transfer the penalty to something you care about less or using magic items to decrease the importance of your base attack bonus. Both of these are, as I understand, common in higher level optimized play, but, for the sort of person asking this question, I didn't think it would come up often soon.
Feb
16
comment Glossary of Common RPG Terminology
With the title change, it now indicates it's covering what people mean when they say each term, or in other words, what the contrast is. I'm not entirely sure we want to cover something so controversial, or in what depth.