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comment Can I wish for an extra pair of arms (without breaking Wish)?
Perfect answer: if you can find a spell mimiking closely what you are asking with your wish, then it's 99.99% of the job done!
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comment How do you keep the party on the map?
I'd add another small option to this list: given the fact that this kind of problems happen with low to medium level characters, make something happen that can be only dealt with a resource or a NPC that is somewhere else in your map, for example have a character deadly cursed with the only cleric powerful enough to remove the curse on time being the patriarch of the biggest city in the centre on the map or have a key to overcome an obstacle (from dragonslaying sword, to acid protection amulet, to book of golem control...) kept somewhere else.
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answered Introducing an unorthodox setting the players know NOTHING about
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comment How to transform a tragic hero into a villain?
In Bangkok Dangerous, the main chatracter is, basically, an assassin (that kills the competitors of a kinpin for his money, but he would kill whoever for whoever money) and his "helper" genuinely thinks he's a good man that kills bad people that can't be brought to justice because of the corruption of justice. Sometimes it's just points of view
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comment How to handle diverging expectations on “background density”?
I think I followed more this approach. In general I usually opted for characters coming out from little villages / isolated places or from places far far away (kinda: "you start your first adventure by stepping out of the immigrants boat that took you to this continent, that is all new for you and you know only that you want to make a fortune quick in it"), so that they know very very little of the places where they play. This way you don't spoil their pleasure for exploring and discovering the world.
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comment Looking for a “Magic Rich” High Fantasy RPG
There is also a game called Darkest Dungeons that appears to have some similitude to Rolemaster but doesn't have the cumbersome problems that you mentioned. You can find more info here: gratisgames.webspace.virginmedia.com
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comment What about character death should be included in a social contract?
Uhm... you just convinced me to stick with OD&D and not to move to 3e nor 4e...
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comment Is there a good Mesoamerican game?
I also just attached the cover image, that is a good sample of the artwork of this set (I think it's definitely one of the best, if not the best of TSR production).
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comment Is there a good Mesoamerican game?
Upvote for SevenSidedDie comment - Dark Dungeons (and its brothers Darker Dungeon and Darkest Dungeon) are a really nice reality for seasoned players like me...;-)
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answered Is there a good Mesoamerican game?
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answered Gunpowder in D&D 4.0
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