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Roleplayer, lapsed blogger, and full-time dad.

Started playing with AD&D 1e and GMing with AD&D 2e. Ran D&D 3.x, 4e briefly, then became a fan of indie games and the OSR. Particularly fond of GMless and short-form games because they suit a busy schedule and are good for enticing non-gamers into the hobby.

Running Dungeon WorldPlaying D&D 4eReading The Guide to Glorantha


Sep
17
answered How do I apply size modifiers (in a melee attack) with hit location in GURPS?
Sep
16
answered In the spell construction rules, is this an instant-kill?
Sep
16
revised Is there a Pathfinder equivalent to the Radiant Servant of Pelor?
more descriptive title
Sep
16
comment Are there any tutorials/educational courses for learning roleplaying games?
AFAIK, Dragon Strike's video doesn't hit the question's criteria.
Sep
16
awarded  Good Answer
Sep
16
revised How can I clean a stained battlemat?
alternative options to a battle mat for future long-term marking
Sep
16
answered How can I clean a stained battlemat?
Sep
16
revised How do the print D&D Rules Compendium and the DDI Compendium compare?
fix names for googlibility
Sep
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
15
answered Can we add trains in D&D without breaking the world
Sep
15
revised Do you get skill points retroactively for increased Int?
word choice; minor copyedits; rm unnecessary tag
Sep
14
revised How can I fool my players into being pawns for the villain?
copyedit & formatting; edited body
Sep
13
revised How do I play a paladin without being a stick in the mud?
punc, grammar, word choice, paragraphs
Sep
13
revised Does the Tiefling mutation manifest at a greater probability per child in later generations?
WoD vampire analogy
Sep
13
comment How to deal with Moderate consequences lasting longer than Severe near the end of scenarios?
They're all good answers, but this is the one that tripped the switch in my understanding and let me grasp it intuitively.
Sep
13
comment How to deal with Moderate consequences lasting longer than Severe near the end of scenarios?
Ah, right. I was reading "provided it makes sense…" as a gating condition, i.e., that the process of recovery had been started in-game. Of course, like most of Fate it's deeper than that and it's not just a start condition that kicks off a rules-based timer! I had to read this three times and combine it with my understanding of wraith808's answer before that sank in…
Sep
13
comment Can amphibious creatures in Pathfinder speak underwater, and if so, how?
Not really comparable. Both air and liquid flow around vocal organs. Dirt and stone don't. It would require a non-speech mechanism, or some kind of sealed coupling with a good piece of solid earth, which goes beyond just "talking like you normally do so long as you can breathe."
Sep
13
comment Why is the Essentials Dungeon Master Kit so expensive/hard to find?
The kit contains a lot of things (two adventures, DM screen, battle mats, counters) that aren't in the DMG.
Sep
13
accepted How to deal with Moderate consequences lasting longer than Severe near the end of scenarios?
Sep
13
asked How to deal with Moderate consequences lasting longer than Severe near the end of scenarios?