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I'm a game designer that's been playing tabletop games since the early '00s. Most of my experience is with the D&D 3/3.5/Pathfinder ruleset, but I've been branching out more in the past few years.


Aug
27
comment Porting 4e Assassin to 5e
Hi, and welcome to RPG.SE! Your question has been put on hold, which means that you need to narrow your focus before we can helpfully answer you in our format. I would suggest reformatting your question to be much narrower and more concrete. I would suggest posting your proposed custom class and asking whether it is balanced compared to other 5e classes. Generally, questions that ask "What do you think?" don't do well here. You might also want to check out the tour and the help center.
Aug
27
comment Which system can provide an enjoyable RPG experience in 2 hours or less?
This popped up in the review queue for reopening, so I wanted to comment here. Game-rec questions are no longer on-topic here, so this shouldn't be reopened: meta.rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/5747/…
Aug
9
comment What's the duration of these wild feats?
@Ruut It's not in the description of the feat itself, it's on the Feats table.
Aug
8
comment What's the duration of these wild feats?
It looks like this kind of feat is generally considered a weak character option, which is possibly why no one has asked a question about these before, either here or elsewhere. If no one takes the feat, then no one reads the feat super closely, right?
Aug
2
comment Wish spell used by non-caster
possible duplicate of Wish on a scroll: Who suffers the consequences?
Jul
31
comment Are Monks proficient with unarmed strikes by default?
Modified, now with a quote from the current errata.
Jul
30
comment Can the XP loss from the death or dismissal of a Familiar cause you to lose a level?
Fun fact: One of the caveats about the 3.5 SRD is that all information about gaining and losing levels (with very few exceptions) is considered Product Identity, and isn't included. That's why you don't see the XP tables in the SRD, and why the information you're asking about was omitted.
Jul
25
comment How far can you see? (targets, lip reading etc)
possible duplicate of How far away can you see light?
Jul
22
comment What energy type has less chance for resistance
Related: rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/13608/…
Jul
12
comment When applying a template, which comes first: the template or the first level feat?
It seems like you're looking for rules citations, so I replaced [class-feature], which seemed orthogonal to your main question, with [rules-as-written], which seems more directly appropriate. Feel free to revert if you disagree.
Jul
9
comment How many levels should I remove from a 14th level Witch if I want to add 5 Mythic Tiers to her?
It also feels like you're latching on to a single, extremely specific solution to your problem. Is there a reason you can't use a homebrewed long-duration sleep spell?
Jul
9
comment How many levels should I remove from a 14th level Witch if I want to add 5 Mythic Tiers to her?
This is way too broad. This would be the equivalent of asking "I'm adding 5 class levels to a 14th level witch, what level should the witch be to stay a challenge for a level 10-12 party". The answer depends so heavily on exactly what abilities you're giving the witch that this can't really be answered without a lot more specificity.
Jul
8
comment Spell Rays and Reach-applied touch attack: delivery and onlooker perception
@GreySage ...the text of the feat? It's quoted in the question.
Jul
8
comment Creating a city made of illusion that won't be quickly figured out
@phyrfox That's not really a thing in 5th. 3rd ed had the idea that spells could have a moral character, but there is no "(evil)" descriptor for spells in 5th. Also, Detect Evil only detects creatures, so there's no way to detect spells that way.
Jul
7
comment How do you progress Divine Rank?
@SevenSidedDie Advancement works by fiat, everything else has a bunch of systems that make it run. For certain values of "run".
Jul
7
comment How do you progress Divine Rank?
Sure, but if you make a book that contains tons of mechanics and little fluff, you should probably at least make the mechanics work together. :) I would argue that statting out gods at all is a mistake, and this book just encourages you to make that mistake worse.
Jun
26
comment Does a White Mage Arcanist need to Use Magic Device to activate a Wand of Cure Light Wounds?
I think you misunderstood my misunderstanding. I'm saying that if being able to cast a spell from an item lets you make a magic item, then being able to cast a spell without a magic item works exactly as well in meeting requirements. The important part is that you can cast the spell, not where you got the ability to cast the spell.
Jun
26
comment Does a White Mage Arcanist need to Use Magic Device to activate a Wand of Cure Light Wounds?
You can already make wands just by being able to cast the spell. The crafting rules say "(although access through another magic item or spellcaster is allowed)". If you can meet a prereq by having a magic item cast the spell, you can certainly meet it by casting the spell yourself.
Jun
21
comment Name of a feat, race, or something else that lets a character intimidate more types of monsters in Pathfinder
Related: Are undead immune to intimidate/demoralize
Jun
15
comment Can Tenser's Floating Disk be ridden?
Aha. Quoting rules from the wrong edition generally gets a lot of downvotes around here. I'd suggest either significantly editing your answer so it addresses 3.5, or deleting it. If you delete it, those downvotes will disappear.