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comment Are there any examples of OGL retro-clones of non-D&D games, which weren't based on text released by the game owner?
This feels like an untagged game-rec; can you edit your question to make it more clear how it's not a shopping/list request?
Apr
28
comment Can Aereni Focus and Skill Focus be stacked?
Welcome to rpg.se! Please take a look at the tour, it's a useful introduction to the site. It is important that the Stack gets questions tagged appropriately so that experts can find it to answer, and so that others with the same question can get use from it. It's also important that we each do our best to be nice on the Stack even when others aren't.
Apr
26
comment How much should this Infectious Zombie homebrew change a zombie's challenge rating?
Welcome to rpg.se! What is the story effect you're hoping to achieve with this mechanic?
Apr
25
comment What predicates a being having their own afterlife realm in Forgotten Realms?
This answer might benefit from leading with the statement about existing rules.
Apr
22
comment Suggestions for structure around “investigation” scenes/stories?
@OverloadUT If you find a way to re-organise your thoughts in the question, please do so! And if you'd like some help with that, or just want to talk about Fate in a more free-form context, the RPG.SE chat room usually has several talkative Fate players in it who'd be happy to help.
Apr
22
comment Suggestions for structure around “investigation” scenes/stories?
This is great prep advice, but only the third-to-last paragraph seems to address the asker's question directly and I'm not really seeing how it shakes things up mechanically during play.
Apr
21
comment Suggestions for structure around “investigation” scenes/stories?
This answer would be improved by an explanation of why you're encouraging the asker to focus on increasing narrative drama instead of giving them advice about the increased mechanical complexity they're asking for.
Apr
21
comment How can characters defend with approaches other than quick?
I like it! Thank you for your patient effort, I think this is a good addition to the site.
Apr
20
comment How can characters defend with approaches other than quick?
Feels like this walks right up to the edge of a direct solution to the question, but doesn't quite stick the landing. You talk a lot about the attitudes you think are good to have, and then jump straight to examples, without the crucial middle bit about marrying attitude to action. The Stack wants answers which connect all the dots, without leaving anything as an exercise for the reader.
Apr
18
comment How should I deal with metagaming?
@SteveJessop Although they haven't been incorporated into the question, the asker's comments have mentioned such ultimatums. "Told them, that it's not fair to the others, that it's not fair to me and all that. Helped for like two sessions. And that's why I started to cut the XP, what helped for a year (like I posted). And like you wrote, I told them, that I won't write complex scenarios for them, when it won't stop. But I see, that's all I can do." (source)
Apr
18
comment How to explain to a new player that metagaming is encouraged in this group
The answers to this question may be tangentially helpful, as your question has a lot to do with group cohesion and unified goals: How to transform a bunch of strangers into a friendly group?
Apr
17
comment How should I deal with metagaming?
This seems a bit extreme; are you really saying that if someone has opinions about how to play which the GM and/or majority of the group disagrees with, that person should either change their behaviour or leave the group? Is there any room for collaboration or seeking common ground, or am I correct in reading this as saying only people in the minority should consider making changes to their playstyle to accommodate their friends? If I'm mistaken in understanding your answer, can you edit it to be more clear?
Apr
17
comment How should I deal with metagaming?
@KendelVentonda That is useful context, but it doesn't change my read of the situation: some people want to play one way, some want to play another way, and the GM is gamifying the problem. In my experience, the best solution for a group with mismatched playstyles and game goals is trying to find common ground for everyone through social channels. I'm specifically saying that you need to take off the GM hat for that talk, so it doesn't really matter that it's not only the GM who likes the playstyle the GM is enforcing. (It's telling the other players want you to fix the problem for them.)
Apr
16
comment Why does Fate Accelerated Edition cost so little?
This is very similar to What is an SRD for?, which explains Evil Hat's approach toward Fate and FAE costs in greater length than any answer here yet.
Apr
16
comment What does “minimum” mean in the Force Training feat?
I don't understand your 2nd sentence. The question isn't if the feat is limiting the character's Wis mod itself; that's the only thing I'm sure isn't being said. The question is whether the bonus provided by the feat is [(1 + Wis mod) or 1, whichever is higher] or [1 + (Wis mod or 1, whichever is higher)]. Since your claim is based on a "which isn't true" that doesn't relate to the question, I don't think this is a good answer. If you can provide an example from the other d20 games you mention, where there's some context (like an example) to support this reading, that'd be a clincher.
Apr
16
comment What does “minimum” mean in the Force Training feat?
Welcome to rpg.se! Please take a look at the tour, it's a useful introduction to the site. I've edited your question to be a little more clear; if I've gotten the meaning wrong please feel free to revert the edit.
Apr
14
comment How to introduce the levelless, cost-based spells of Cthulhu d20 into D&D 5e
Answers should keep RPG.SE's "good subjective" guidelines in mind, and avoid untested speculation in favour of solutions based on experience with situations similar to the asker's challenge.
Apr
14
comment How to introduce the levelless, cost-based spells of Cthulhu d20 into D&D 5e
The Stack's "good subjective" guidelines ask us to avoid providing answers that rely on untested speculation. What experience (your own or others') can you provide to back this up?
Apr
12
comment What are KRyan's full set of Houserules for D&D 3.5e?
@GMJoe Role-playing Games Meta is the place for this issue, so more folks can weigh in and it's searchably preserved for the future.
Apr
12
comment How can I provide a challenge for a powergamer?
Welcome to rpg.se! This looks a lot like How to Handle a Powergamer / Munchkin, which got closed for being far too broad to usefully answer. Editing your question to include the kinds of details SevenSidedDie is asking for, and what solutions you've already tried, would help us provide answers that are actionably useful for your particular situation.