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comment Supporting degrees of success and failure when rolling
Funny, because my experience of lockpicking is almost exactly a binary result. "Hey it worked!" vs "HTF does this work?". :)
Nov
14
comment Why would I ever choose rolling hit points?
+1 for "a PC's life is essentially a short term game". Not all D&D games are epic campaigns of 1-20th level heroes. Some are about a bunch of low-lifes, struggling to survive.
Nov
2
comment Can Wizards wear cloaks and capes instead of robes?
@mxyzplk, IMC I permit wrinkled pants.
Oct
27
comment What is the “average human” stat for Savage Worlds?
I asked for a citation to back up your answers, so no matter how good an answer is, without a citation, it won't be as good as an answer that has one.
Oct
23
comment Does Concealment exist in D&D 5th Edition?
@waxeagle, great! Up voted!
Oct
23
comment Does Concealment exist in D&D 5th Edition?
Fix this answer to reflect @Eric's clarifications and I'll up vote. Right now it is incorrect.
Oct
22
comment Can Detect Magic detect prepared spells?
@Dyndrilliac, after your (major) edits I'm down voting for two reasons: the "pulsing with magic" strawman and the complete disregard for RAW Arcana/Relgion. As others have mentioned, it's not a bad houserule (strawman notwithstanding), but it's not on topic here.
Oct
22
comment Can Detect Magic detect prepared spells?
@Jason_c_o, that was my intent. I've edited my post to make that explicit.
Oct
22
revised Can Detect Magic detect prepared spells?
Edited for clarity--that I'm talking about detecting casters with currently prepared spells
Oct
19
comment Can Detect Magic detect prepared spells?
I think your answer got downvoted because my question is "can Detect Magic do X" and your answer isn't addressing it, just suggesting an alternative. Although I wasn't the downvoter, so I'm not sure. Update your answer with your rationale for not using Detect Magic and I think you'll see the downvote go away.
Oct
18
comment Can Detect Magic detect prepared spells?
Good, thoughtful answer. I wanted to point out that I said prepared spells, not known spells. Would that change your answer at all?
Oct
18
asked Can Detect Magic detect prepared spells?
Sep
8
comment Can you choose to fail a saving throw?
@Khashir an aside: the term "realism" is loaded. I recommend "verisimilitude" instead.
Aug
31
comment Nimble Melee Sorcerer Help
@thomax, agreed. I'm VERY curious to know whether CharOpt questions are legit for this site.
Aug
26
awarded  Yearling
Aug
1
awarded  Civic Duty
Jul
24
comment When GMing a game, how much should you prepare in advance?
+1 for Don't Prep Plots. For me that's the last word in adventure prep.
Jul
16
comment How do I rein in a character's backstory without discouraging the player?
Good answer, but how about suggesting to the player that he pick out a "first step" in reaching his goal? That gives the GM something to work with right now.
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
25
awarded  Citizen Patrol