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Mar
26
revised How can I use a frame story and keep a sense of danger and mystery?
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Mar
26
answered How can I use a frame story and keep a sense of danger and mystery?
Mar
25
comment Gauntlet that provides benefits of Monkey Grip?
@KRyan That's ignoring a whole lot of human psychology. It works fine in a system like FATE, but part of the fun of d20 (for me!) is the simulationist aspects of it. It may have its share of badly thought out design decisions, but detaching myself from them at will ends up reducing my enjoyment. (And besides, no one else I play with bothers to optimize much, so I have to be careful! :P)
Mar
24
comment What are the feats and class features that turn will and fort saves into reflex saves?
Technically, the ELH was 3.0, but the updated OGL material also contains the feats you mention.
Mar
24
comment Magic the Gathering RPG?
Wikipedia has no mention of an RPG. Are you sure you're not remember the actual MtG rulebook? It was quite small, and had a lot of the fluff about being a planeswalker etc.
Mar
23
answered Do you have to hit for effects to occur or do they occur whether you hit or miss?
Mar
22
comment Why did WotC release Psionics under the OGL?
I can find the OGL 3.0 psionics material, but can't find the epic and divine rules. I'm curious, can you find a link to that material, or something else to point to that "proves" they were released as part of the 3.0 SRD? (Or at any rate, released as OGC in some way before 3.5)
Mar
22
comment Gauntlet that provides benefits of Monkey Grip?
"You should never take Monkey Grip" I disagree -- I've taken it for role-playing reasons before. :) But yes, from an optimizers POV it's a trap. (Though, it's a prereq for Wield Oversized Weapon, an epic feat that would stack with the gauntlets or powerful build. I'm sure that feat is also pretty suboptimal, but it's the only way to use a weapon two size categories larger! In my book that's worth it :P)
Mar
22
comment What is 'punk'?
Lumberpunk.
Mar
21
revised Why are dwarves medium?
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Mar
21
revised Why are dwarves medium?
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Mar
21
answered Why are dwarves medium?
Mar
20
comment Why are dwarves medium?
Sure, but that definition of "Medium" was no doubt designed to include dwarves. The question is, why the shift?
Mar
20
comment What does the Moilian Barrow monster in the Tomb of Horrors Super Adventure look like?
Here is a Moilian Heart and a Moilian Zombie. The existance of the heart suggests that it doesn't have to be humanoid in shape -- it can be a nightmarish shoggoth of human remnants.
Mar
19
comment Why “roll for initiative” in Pathfinder?
3e also changed it so that initiative was "cyclic" rather than per turn; that's an important distinction you might want to mention.
Mar
19
comment Character build for Gandalf in D&D3.5?
Yeah, explicitly his power is limited by the human form he is in... though Gandalf the White would probably have an additional "angelic" template of some sort, since it is described as his flame being "unveiled".
Mar
19
comment Character build for Gandalf in D&D3.5?
Another point for being a bard is this description of him by Tolkein: "Warm and eager was his spirit... opposing the fire that devours and wastes with the fire that kindles, and succours in wanhope and distress"
Mar
18
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Mar
18
comment Why did WotC release Psionics under the OGL?
Could you go into a bit more detail about the 3.0 stuff? I (re)started playing D&D right when 3.5 came out, so don't have a good idea of that history. If everything 'extra' released for 3.5 had its roots in 3.0 OGL product, that would make a lot of sense.
Mar
18
comment Why did WotC release Psionics under the OGL?
Hi, I can easily speculate as to the reason. But what I want is something more concrete.