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Nov
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awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
22
awarded  Disciplined
Oct
22
comment Are the names of the more generic planes copyrighted under the OGL as Product Identity?
This seems mostly good, but there is a difference between a license and a contract. The GPL, for instance, is not a contract. I'm not sure about the OGL, though I suspect it is also a license. (What it's named isn't what matters.)
Oct
21
comment Can a Ranger learn spells outside the Ranger spell list?
@Aaron In AD&D edition they got both druid and wizard spells, so maybe it was a lingering memory of that. :)
Oct
16
comment Does the lack of automatic AC scaling mean you get easier to hit as you level up?
Ok, but then more than half your post is a distraction from that point. Just cut out the middle part and leave the (important) idea that your ability to remain in combat equals your Armor Class + Hit Points.
Oct
16
reviewed No Action Needed What are the practical limits to the Disguise Self spell in D&D 5e?
Oct
16
reviewed Reject alchemist tag wiki
Oct
16
reviewed Reject alchemist tag wiki excerpt
Oct
12
comment Can a 5e caster prepare extra cantrips?
I actually just noticed that 5e switched the generic terminology to "known in mind", to cover both prepared and spontaneous casters. At least, that's what they use in the chapter on magic.
Oct
12
comment How long does it take to equip a shield?
Sidenote: divine casters don't need a free hand to use their holy symbol as a focus: "To use the symbol in this way, the caster must hold it in hand, wear it visibly, or bear it on a shield." Somatic gestures are still an issue.
Oct
9
reviewed No Action Needed How can I encourage my players to use overcome and create an advantage actions?
Oct
9
comment How do I quickly find the official errata for any book?
@NiteCyper A fair number of 3.5 materials got very limited or no errata. (They were weirdly reluctant to issue errata for that edition; lots of very obvious mistakes were never officially corrected in that way.)
Oct
9
comment Supporting degrees of success and failure when rolling
"Actually, there is support baked right into the 5e cake for part of what you're asking" -- well, not so much baked in as sprinkled on top. But hopefully the actual DMG will have more to say!
Oct
2
comment Attacking a grappled foe
@Tridus In PF, you don't even move into the square of the creature you're grappling; conceptually, it's not as up-close as it was in 3.5.
Oct
1
awarded  Good Answer
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
29
comment Can a Night Elf swim naked in a volcano?
Rather than "the RAW are stupid" I'd say "reading the rules as written is stupid." Sometimes editing mistakes creep in to a text, and this is most likely one of those times.
Sep
29
comment Do spells such as Hex and enhance ability affect attacks rolls?
@waxeagle I didn't literally mean just that rule, but quoting it instead of the separate descriptions of attacks and ability checks.
Sep
29
comment Do spells such as Hex and enhance ability affect attacks rolls?
Yeah, this answer could be much shorter if it just quoted that rule, which makes the situation very explicit.
Sep
22
awarded  Nice Answer