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Roleplayer, lapsed blogger, and full-time dad.

Have been playing and GMing D&Ds since AD&D 1e up through D&D 4e, with side-quests into even older editions. Becoming a fan of indie games and the OSR in the mid 2000s expanded my horizons. Fond of GMless and short-form games that suit a busy schedule and are good for enticing non-gamers into the hobby.

Running Apocalypse WorldScheming Hillfolk RPG and RuneQuest 6 GloranthaReading everything by C. J. Cherryh


Jun
30
revised What's the deal with alignment languages?
when quoting you have to either sprinkle on the "sic"s or correct the spellings that don't alter the meaning. This should probably be corrections, but sics will do too
Jun
30
comment How do I include their character bio without controlling their past?
It's possible you're worrying for no reason. Players I know are hungry for the GM to use their background material. Have you asked your players how they feel about you controlling NPCs that they created?
Jun
29
revised Dual Wielding Daggers with Bucklers
fix double negative that contradicted next paragraph
Jun
29
comment How does Delay Poison interact with Drow Poison?
@JackLesnie Which answer? As in space, there is no absolute "above" or "below" here.
Jun
29
revised How does Delay Poison interact with Drow Poison?
motive for writing the answer isn't really relevant to the question, so doesn't belong in the answer body. (Maybe leave a comment about it after the answer)
Jun
29
comment What exactly is the goal of a Rogue Trader Game?
@TimLymington Many RPGs do have a goal that's the same for every character, including most other 40k RPGs. So I can see why RT, being the odd one out, might prompt this question.
Jun
29
revised Dual Wielding Daggers with Bucklers
typo
Jun
29
revised Does a character hit with Drow Poison always have to attempt the 2nd Fortitude Save?
replace code formatting with prose formatting
Jun
29
revised Is there a way to get spellcraft skill levels without dedicating class levels?
Wholesale copying is not what we mean when we say that link-based answers should *summarise* the info *relevant* to the question
Jun
28
comment Players playing weird characters breaking the immersion of my group
This answer says a lot about what "should" happen, but doesn't say anything about what the GM can do to make these "shoulds" a practical reality. Could you edit it to include the GM techniques you use to implement your vision?
Jun
28
revised Any tips for running more action based and less tactical encounters?
edited tags
Jun
28
comment Is it even worth playing a monster class in 3.5?
Could you define "worth it" for the purpose of this question? There are lots of ways to measure worth, and I'm sure you have a specific one in mind, but you have to tell us what that is if you want relevant answers. :)
Jun
28
revised How do you Create a Campaign?
edited tags
Jun
27
revised How can I make of Savage Worlds a more Dungeon Crawl based experience?
Formatting
Jun
27
comment What exactly is the goal of a Rogue Trader Game?
You have three likely-looking goals there. Any reason why those are insufficient? Or are you looking for confirmation of an "official" goal?
Jun
27
revised How do I calculate dice probability in the A Song of Ice and Fire system?
replace code formatting on a bit of non-code with prose formatting
Jun
27
comment Dungeon World - Gaining XP for failures
@WouterLievens Yep, they earned it, there's no reason to withhold it. Trying to remember how many misses they each got might be hard, but they'll help, and being a bit off won't break anything. Getting a fistful of XP is also a great way to start the session. :)
Jun
27
revised How do I play a quiet, lone wolf character but also engage my group?
adjust tags; light copyedit
Jun
26
revised How should I handle a PC's pack of animals?
formatting for ease of reading; grammar the title
Jun
26
revised Can weapons have multiple energy enchants?
more descriptive title