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Sep
5
comment How can I tailor an encounter so that a low level, mostly mundane party can defeat a wasp swarm?
@MrLemon - You can't target a single creature in a swarm, and as such you'd have to target the square with the splash weapon. Thus, the swarm would take splash damage. Which is 1 point of fire damage. So, 1 + .5 = 1.5, round down = 1. That's RAW. RAI you very well may be right, and I'd probably rule it that way.
Sep
3
comment Would an Inquisitor's warband be dispatched to fight the taint of Xenos?
Slight quibble: typically Inquisitors do belong to a given Ordo, but they're free to switch Ordos if they see fit to do so (with the appropriate social repercussions). But being in a given Ordo doesn't preclude an Inquisitor to pursue whatever threat they want to.
Sep
3
comment Would an Inquisitor's warband be dispatched to fight the taint of Xenos?
@Capt.Pantsless - Don't forget that the Inquisition is far-reaching, but limited in number. It wouldn't be too unusual for an Ordo Hereticus Inquisitor to pursue a Daemonic threat if no-one else is nearby, or otherwise indisposed. Plus, Cults (Ordo Hereticus's primary concern) can worship Daemons or Xenos or whatever, so that gives them a lot of overlap.
Sep
3
comment I'm a quarter Draconian, a quarter Dragonborn and half Half-Dragon?
"In 5e, these changed again: apparently in the 5th-edition world, any dragon wishing to bear true dragon children needs the explicit (written?) permission of Bahamut or Tiamat." - What's the source on that? I'm most interested to read that fluff.
Aug
23
accepted How do I use a person as a shield?
Aug
22
comment Casting spells in armor
@Dyndrilliac - He could still wear the armor, his speed would just be reduced by 10 ft. That's the only effect of the minimum strength.
Aug
22
comment Casting spells in armor
Most memorable 5e experience for me yet was the Mountain Dwarf wizard (randomly rolled) running around in Medium Armor pretending to be a fighter.
Aug
21
comment Dark Heresy 2nd edition vs. 1st edition
That makes sense, each game they release they tweak the rules a bit. Which is super annoying when you try to mix the games together...
Aug
21
comment How do I use a person as a shield?
I should mention that I compelled the PC to get lured out into the woods. Even so, trying to get out of it and gaining 4 FATE points in the process was a little cheese-weasely, I thought.
Aug
21
comment How do I use a person as a shield?
@doppelgreener We didn't either until we looked it up. It's actually caused a bit of an imbalance in our game, due especially to the rogue's aim stunt.
Aug
21
comment How do I use a person as a shield?
@doppelgreener - Yes. You can. The last sentence of that paragraph: "You can also stack multiple free invocations together." There is no limitation on that. And later in the book under teamwork, they do this very thing.
Aug
20
comment How do I use a person as a shield?
@SevenSidedDie Success with style for the Aim action for 2 free invokes, + a stunt which gives an extra free invoke on aim actions. You can stack free invokes multiple times in Fate Core: fate-srd.com/fate-core/…. 4th paragraph in that section.
Aug
20
asked How do I use a person as a shield?
Aug
15
comment Can physical devices be hidden inside a host in SR5?
Sort of, I think the crux of what I was getting at is "if it's signal is too low for you to pick up on and if you don't physically access it, you have to go through the host." Re-reading the OP though, it sounds like he had physical access to the devices.
Aug
15
comment Can physical devices be hidden inside a host in SR5?
So I don't have 5th, but in 4 signal was a big determining factor in whether or not you could hack a given device (due to necessatating proximity). Something hard-wired into a host in this case without a wireless signal would need to accessed through the host, or otherwise ripping out its innards to get at it (or a technomancer with skin contact networking, etc). Something to keep in mind (but I might be misreading the question).
Aug
13
comment Is necromancy necessarily evil in 5e or Forgotten Realms?
Keep in mind that in 5e, Raise Dead, Resurrection, Spare the Dying, etc are all Necromancy spells. Reincarnate though, is Transmutation (iirc don't have the book handy).
Aug
8
comment Force equip cursed item on another character in pathfinder
iirc, sleeping is a -20 to perception checks, so....
Jul
30
comment How do I make a gunslinger with a decent damage progression?
@MatthewNajmon - Sounds like a good answer if you can flesh it out a bit more.
Jul
29
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Jul
25
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