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comment Looking for a game system that involves advanced math
@SevenSidedDie That sounds interesting. Can you give me an example?
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answered A game where death is permanent?
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comment Truly alien NPC races
You have no idea what you're talking about.
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comment Truly alien NPC races
Wow. I don't know where to begin.
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comment Truly alien NPC races
Humans have been the alpha predators of Earth since around 40 thousand years ago. Even during those days, they caused many great extinctions and environmental disasters. Humans obviously adapt to environments and situations. They have lived, throughout the ages, in pretty much any possible set of conditions. From frozen tundra, to deserts, to arid badlands, or fertile plains. The bit about storytelling is questionable. The cited article is in no way a proven fact.
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comment What are some good sources for combat tactics for a GM to use?
On a more serious note, remember that the purpose of the game is not to roll dice fairly. The purpose of the game is to have fun, and to tell a good story. The dice don't decide what's a good story. That's your job. They may well result in something that's completely not a good story. Now, because the game does have rules, obviously fudging all your rolls is a bad idea. And if a GM actually likes it, I'd run like hell. All the suggestions above are to be taken in moderation, when appropriate. Oh, I think this is obvious, but if anyone finds out you fudged dice rolls, you lose.
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comment What are some good sources for combat tactics for a GM to use?
I should hope no one uses all of them. A large, complicated assortment of powerful enemies encountered in a pitch black lava lake with deadly traps and poisonous gas... is an experience for which the word 'play' is inappropriate. 'Suffer' might be better. Or possible, 'incredulity'.
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