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I'm mostly on RPG.stackexchange.com, but also check Sci-Fi/Fantasy and Stackoverflow. I'm currently GMing and/or playing OD&D, AD&D 2e and Stars Without Number campaigns. I use C# (in Unity3d) and Python when writing code.


Jul
13
comment What can a Cleric actually summon with their Summon Monster spells?
In the editions where the list of summonable monsters is elsewhere, it's (as far as I remember) in the Monster/Monstrous Manual, in the appendices.
Jun
28
comment Can I *create* a PC with a template?
The question specifically asks if it can be done in a non-homerule [...] game. Could you add something about the rules-as-written to your answer?
Jun
20
comment How many sorcerer and wizard spells are there in D&D 3.5?
I'm pretty sure site policy at the moment is to not link to dndtools because it is illegal (copyright violations, specifically), and we don't want to get into trouble.
Jun
8
comment How to make a fake fortune teller?
Hi! I've edited your question to help bring out the core information you want, but if you think I've changed the meaning too much, feel free to change it again. It's an interesting question, have +1
Jun
8
comment Attack of Opportunity with ranged weapons
I've edited your question to try to bring out where I think the confusion lies. If you disagree, feel free to change it again.
Jun
6
comment How can I get players to realize that their enemies aren't evil?
In D&D, Evil people definitely do exist - see the alignment system. Drow are Evil, for example, as are orcs, trolls, goblins and a host of other fantasy staples.
Jun
6
comment Clever ways to reduce an encounter CR
The question (as I understand it) is asking for ways to take a given encounter and make it easier by 2-3 CR without changing the creatures involved or their stat blocks.
Jun
5
comment Magic items that grant initiative bonuses?
Could you add more detail to what you want to use the item for? As it is, this is a list question and we don't handle those so well - unless you can add criteria that mean that there can be a single, correct answer that isn't just a list of item names, this question might be put on hold.
Jun
4
comment If a character is stunned at the same time they're granted an attack, what happens?
While I agree with parts of this answer, the question is looking for rules-based answers about which order actions resolve in.
Jun
3
comment How does weight affect the game?
This is partially a throwback to earlier editions of D&D - in 2nd edition, for example, there were many, many different rules about how much you could carry, where you were carrying it, how that affected your speed, etc.
May
31
comment Can a cleric choose to channel damage or healing in a case by case basis?
+1 It's also worth noting that the Good cleric can't choose between damaging undead and healing living creatures - the effect simply depends on whether a living or undead creature is targeted.
May
27
comment Are there melee builds that can keep up with well-played tier 1 casters?
Since in 3.x, magic equates to power, I'd be inclined to say no. Anyway, since the tiers are based on the idea of competent optimisation, any melee class that can match a tier 1 class would be in tier 1 already, I think. I'd really like for someone more competent in optimisation to prove me wrong, however!
May
27
comment If a character does something evil, but they can justify it as good are they evil?
Not all murder is evil in D&D - killing whole hordes of sentient beings with human or near-human intelligence is often the norm for Lawful Good adventurers.
May
27
comment Can you use Spring Attack while flying instead of taking Flyby Attack?
@KRyan I see what the matter is - the question does not explicitly state what OP wants Flyby attack for. I interpreted it as using one feat to essentially get another's effect, while you interpreted it as whether Spring Attack could be used in the air.
May
27
comment Can you use Spring Attack while flying instead of taking Flyby Attack?
@KRyan Do you disagree that the two feats are different? or that you must take each individually? Because otherwise, I can't see why you think it wrong.
May
13
comment How can a Level 1 Mage be useful to the group?
Note that there isn't currently an existing MERP tag, so it's likely OP simply tagged as closely as possible (I don't know the relationship between MERP and Rolemaster, but I believe they're similar).
May
12
comment What was it like growing up through the Dungeons and Dragons moral panic?
obligatory link to Dark Dungeons
May
8
comment How can I expand my crit ranges in D&D 4e?
@waxeagle I originally agreed, but the duplicate is only for feats, while this is asking for any methods at all. I think we should either leave this open (most likely) or edit the second question to ask for all sources, which would be a not so great idea as the answers would be outdated.
May
5
comment Can you designate your craft, perform, or profession skill even if you have no ranks in it?
-1 not enough basketweaving :P
May
5
comment I have never played a role-playing game before. How do I start?
Possibly of interest to you: rpg.stackexchange.com/questions/11033/…