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Apr
14
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
25
comment How to reintegrate players who had their characters die in AD&D 1e?
An excellent example of how not to do it: youtube.com/watch?v=sIaIdv79Xz4 (a PC died, and the player rolled a new character, practically indistinguishable from the old one)
Mar
12
comment How can I strategise IC with the other players when my PC is stupid?
Your first example describes someone with INT 3, not INT 8 and WIS 13.
Oct
22
comment How can I reward a character that doesn't want magic items?
I once played a character who didn't only distrust magic, but actually did not believe magic exists! It was a story-heavy low-magic campaign with very few combat, and the GM handled this extremely well. The standard magic items and buffing spells (which do indeed only produce a few percent bonus) were regarded either as outright superstition or just a placebo by the character, and an outright manifestation of obvious magic was later (after the shock) regarded as a hallucination/nightmare.
Aug
18
comment Do NPCs understand target priority strategy?
Note, that in real battles the casualty rate was rarely above 10-20%, even for the loser's side. In an RPG (or strategy game) setting, the casualty rate is usually 100% for the loser (and anything above 0% for the players means a Pyhrric victory). Even if morale is handled in the game, it only means the last few enemies try to run away if nearly all of their force is killed. In real life, very few armies could keep up fighting after losing so much as 1/5 to 1/4 of their men.
Apr
25
awarded  Yearling
Feb
17
revised Why is Hand Crossbow regarded as Exotic Weapon in 3.5e?
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revised Why is Hand Crossbow regarded as Exotic Weapon in 3.5e?
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Feb
6
answered Why is Hand Crossbow regarded as Exotic Weapon in 3.5e?
Dec
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revised Are there speed limits on thrown objects in D&D?
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Dec
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asked Are there speed limits on thrown objects in D&D?
Dec
5
comment How can I create a megadungeon in a futuristic/post-apocalyptic setting?
The fallout shelters / vaults from Fallout can also be a source of inspiration.
Nov
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revised Crime Investigation in a fantasy world
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revised Crime Investigation in a fantasy world
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revised Crime Investigation in a fantasy world
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Nov
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answered Crime Investigation in a fantasy world
Oct
25
answered How to deal with players who like to use the local authorities to solve their problems
Sep
4
comment Flaws that aren't flaws
This reminds me of a certain Star Wars player attempting to play a droid with the flaw: lactose intolerance.
Sep
3
awarded  Critic
Aug
8
comment Calculating attack bonuses when fighting with two rapiers
@DanialWayne: a strange decision. I would prefer a +2 to hit (from the no penalty) and an AC bonus of 1 or 2, instead of an average +1 to damage due to 1d6 versus 1d4. But ultimately, his decision if he wants to have a less effective character which looks "more cool".