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Jul
10
comment What alternatives are there for replacing the D&D memorize and forget magic rules
+1 for pointing out that there are a lot of classes that do get spontaneous casting. There's even a couple on the divine side to replace Cleric (Favoured Soul and Healer)
Jun
20
comment What are the most important errata for a new D&D 4E group?
It's been a while since I've looked at the 4E stuff, but they should be keeping their errata up to date. (Not sure if you can download entire books though.) Best of luck!
Jun
19
answered Draw maps while playing rather than beforehand?
Jun
19
comment What are the most important errata for a new D&D 4E group?
@Eilleen If memory serves, between the Compendium and Insider, you should be up-to-date ruleswise. (And don't forget rule #0 - the DM is always right!)
Jun
13
awarded  Informed
Jun
13
comment What ebook readers work well with roleplaying PDF?
+1 for iPad+GoodReader as well - it's my preferred method of keeping multiple references handy on the go. (At home I'll use the paper copies.) Worth mentioning that I have a 1st gen iPad, and it still works perfectly in this role.
Jun
4
comment Are the money pumps described in Harry Potter and the Natural 20 legal under 3.5 rules?
@TimLymington OTOH, they don't give a sell price, so I could see it being more a DM fiat rather than RAW. (And if I put on my player hat, I'd argue that someone is buying it for 1sp/lb, so why wouldn't they pay me that much?)
Jun
3
answered Are the money pumps described in Harry Potter and the Natural 20 legal under 3.5 rules?
May
24
comment Encouraging players to not cheat the item purchase system?
First thought - a blacksmith who takes a bunch of junkyard scrap is exceedingly unlikely to end up with a "really expensive shield".
May
24
answered Which are the advantages of Medium armor?
Apr
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
18
awarded  Yearling
Jan
2
awarded  Good Answer
Oct
5
comment What does a perception check really signify? Can they be repeated?
At that point I'd likely make them take 20 (for a "OK, we're ripping the place apart" search), with the attendant penalties.
Jun
12
awarded  Constituent
Jun
12
awarded  Caucus
Jun
6
comment Gunpowder in D&D 4.0
And really, it wouldn't take much to retheme a "thunderstone" into a "powder bomb" - change the damage to fire, and maybe tweak the action required.
May
31
comment How can Rogues maintain combat advantage?
+1 for the ranged option; I'm blanking on the feat, but you can also gain CA against anyone adjacent to two allies. Between that and the stealth, with a bit of specialization you can have CA more often than not. (And be safely out of harms way while you do it)
May
29
comment Dealing with people who turn up late for sessions
Too simple to be an answer, but it works with some friends of ours. "Start" at 7pm, knowing that the game won't probably start until 7:15 or 7:30. (If you're sneaky enough, just tell them it's 7, tell your on-time folks it's 7:30).
May
25
comment What kind of monsters should I use against a monk in 4e?
+1 because it makes it harder for the monk without making the monster harder for the party.