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comment How to make D&D-like Alignment work
@LucasLeblanc - Also, for what it's worth, the definitions of "Good" and "Evil" you use in your answer (which I liked, btw) match most closely to the Collective/Individualist axis in this system. So in some ways, it's actually a version of the standard system flipped along the LG-CE diagonal (but only some).
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comment How to make D&D-like Alignment work
@LucasLeblanc - It changes the definitions from behaviors to ideologies. So an evil act, regardless of the reason, can be the reason for a paladin to fall normally, but an authoritative act done in the service of responsibility will not (but an act in service of authoritativeness would). Whether you consider that "subverting the mechanics" or "making alignments usable without breaking the mechanics" is a matter of opinion and where you draw the line. Saying "a paladin falls less often" is very different from "there is no longer a way to tell when a paladin falls."
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comment How to make D&D-like Alignment work
@Mołot - That's valid. I don't think the original piece ever got a followup to discuss all that. It's also possible to just handwave it as "magic", although that's really a cop-out.
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comment How to make D&D-like Alignment work
@Mołot - No moreso than they work on TN creatures. As for enthusiasm, that's what the third axis addresses. You're either Moderate ("It's nice"), Fanatic ("It's the only Way"), or Enlightened ("I know I'm right, you can think whatever you want"), except for "neutral", which is subdivided into Moderately Balanced (no particular bias any way), Objectively Balanced ("each side is right, some of the time") and Absolutely Balanced ("I don't care"). But the split-nature of TN is not exactly a problem that the standard system doesn't have.
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comment How to make D&D-like Alignment work
@Mołot - I agree that it sounds weird. Mechanically, it should be the same (that is the point, after all), but as I said you need to think about your fitting process. I might reflavor them as shield against authority/obedience/conformity/independence instead of protection from evil/good/law/chaos (respectively), just because it sounds a bit better. Not great, but better.
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answered How to make D&D-like Alignment work
Oct
20
comment Explosive rounds in Pathfinder
@Axoren - I think the part I'm having a hard time accepting is that you have to hit (touch) AC and the target gets to make a save. There's spells which require both, but I don't think they're ever area attacks on top of that. And getting to save against a weapon attack is just strange.
Oct
19
comment Explosive rounds in Pathfinder
Axoren - this answer is based on the "Text overrules table" rule?
Oct
19
comment Explosive rounds in Pathfinder
@G0BLiN - As modern firearms, they resolve against touch AC by default, for up to 5 range increments (which is 1500' for this weapon).
Oct
19
revised Explosive rounds in Pathfinder
Clarify the question
Oct
19
comment Explosive rounds in Pathfinder
@doppelgreener - Yeah, I was looking at those earlier, but when I went to ask the question Nethys was the first search result so I used it. Unfortunately, d20pfsrd has the same information I've been looking over and there's no answer to my question there - not even in a sidebar.
Oct
19
asked Explosive rounds in Pathfinder
Oct
13
comment Where can I find free digital dungeon tiles?
@AngeloNeuschitzer - I stand semi-corrected. They might still be actively developing it, but the last released version was a year and a half ago. There's definitely still active users, though.
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awarded  Talkative
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30
comment Origin of the term “Splat Book”
I've never heard "Splat" as a term for an asterisk before... Must have been before my time
Sep
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awarded  Pundit
Sep
17
revised In Pathfinder's Advanced Race Guide's Race creator, what does the prerequisite for Advanced ability scores mean?
Formatting quote
Sep
17
suggested suggested edit on In Pathfinder's Advanced Race Guide's Race creator, what does the prerequisite for Advanced ability scores mean?
Sep
15
comment A Noir detective RPG with published adventure support?
@MC_Hambone - That would explain why I've never played it, or even had it suggested to me.
Sep
15
comment A Noir detective RPG with published adventure support?
I suspect that Noir is what you want, but I've never played it so I can't comment on it's suitibility. I don't know if there's any published adventures for it, either.