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May
24
awarded  Civic Duty
May
21
revised In D&D, A PC became king. How do I keep him in check?
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May
21
answered In D&D, A PC became king. How do I keep him in check?
May
20
comment How can I run games in Shadowrun, without going overboard?
@Pureferret - True enough!
May
20
comment How can I run games in Shadowrun, without going overboard?
The game mechanics don't really support invulnerability a la AD&D. Even an incredibly high-end runner team isn't going to take down anything large and well-protected like a gang or corporation of significant size without an immense amount of planning and preparation and a good deal of luck.
Apr
13
comment Earthdawn: What are Barsaive's jungles like?
@OpaCitiZen - Try to look for pictures of disturbed rainforest or interface zones. Because they have more light, they're usually much more dense like the Barsaive rainforest is supposed to be like.
Mar
20
answered What are the key considerations to creating compelling environments?
Mar
14
awarded  Good Answer
Feb
28
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
27
answered Mind Control: What's a Dominate Person between allies?
Feb
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
26
answered Problems Regarding a Mary-Sue type Player Character
Feb
24
answered How do I kidnap my characters without bending the rules?
Feb
15
comment Low-random, low-dice fantasy rpg system
@Rob - The OP didn't ask for "low dice" but "not too many rolls to resolve conflict". SR does an okay job with that, or at least gives a lot of richness per roll. I'm assuming that picking up a small handful of dice instead of rolling a d20 and then 2d6 is not the major concern here.
Feb
11
answered What are the differences between Shadowrun 3rd and 4th edition that I should know about?
Dec
17
comment Do Technomancers need a commlink?
@GMJoe - Agreed, though you can pick up various other things (presence of cyberware, for instance) that are not overtly magical. It adds to the "technomancy is magical" evidence, however.
Dec
16
comment Do Technomancers need a commlink?
I feel compelled to note that this "brain detects radio waves" thing was rather loudly protested when it first came out as making no sense physically. My conclusion, since they stuck with it, is that this is an unqualifiedly magical ability, since it's biologically essentially impossible.
Oct
29
comment Can a mage Assense a Technomancer?
Not exactly an answer, but I had a whole spectrum of Assensing-like abilities that would let you get increasingly sophisticated views of the properties of living creatures. In that framework, no, Assensing itself would be too crude (but a more advanced ability would do the trick). But maybe someone has canonical information?
Oct
8
comment How does suffocation work with enchanted air and a magi's parma magica?
I'm still not sure what that means for the case where you have a thin layer of air around your body. Anyway, air sculpting. There are all sorts of indirect environmental effects you can use to bypass magic resistance (in many settings, not just Ars Magica). (By the way, I typoed. Only 70,000 kg/m^2.)
Oct
8
comment How does suffocation work with enchanted air and a magi's parma magica?
If pressure doesn't exist, you can't suffocate them since the air within the range of Parma Magica won't leave. I'm not sure the concept of metabolism of oxygen exists in the Aristotelian paradigm either, so that layer of air may well be enough.